LARS ULRICH Stops By K-ROCK's 'The Cane Show'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich dropped by K-Rock's "The Cane Show" in New York Friday (August 29) to talk about the group's gig at the Bowery Ballroom later that night and their appearance on "MTV Video Music Awards" the day before. Listen to the 19-minute interview here. ...

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TWIGGY RAMIREZ: MARILYN MANSON's Image Outweighed The Music

Bassist Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez) recently spoke to Metal Hammer magazine about his new gig with A PERFECT CIRCLE and his departure from MARILYN MANSON. "It's a little less unpredictable and there's a lot less danger involved β€” as far as comparing A PERFECT CIRCLE to MARILYN MASON is concerned," Jeordie said. "Being in ...

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KAMELOT To Continue 'Epica' Story On Forthcoming CD

KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood has posted the following message to the band's official web site: β€œAt the moment we are still working on shows for Dec/Jan, we wanted to take a short hiatus due to [bassist] Glenn Barry's new baby coming this month. I do not want to announce anything until we have confirmation. Also, ...

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ANDREW W.K.: New Video Posted Online

ANDREW W.K.'s brand-new video for the track "Never Let Down" is currently available for viewing at this location. The clip was shot in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on August 7 and was directed by Alexander Kosta, who has worked with Andrew on his two prior videos, "Party Hard" and "She Is Beautiful". "Never Let Down" ...

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KING DIAMOND/ENTOMBED: San Francisco Venue Change

The San Francisco date on KING DIAMOND's upcoming North American tour has been moved to DNA from the previously announced Pound. The trek, which will also feature ENTOMBED, NOCTURNE and SINGLE BULLET THEORY, is scheduled to kick off on October 18 in Los Angeles. "The Puppet Master USA Tour 2003" feat. KING DIAMOND, ENTOMBED, NOCTURNE, ...

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APOCALYPTICA Cover RAMMSTEIN: Audio Available

APOCALYPTICA's collaboration with German punk rock diva Nina Hagen on a cover of RAMMSTEIN's "Seemann" has been posted online in streaming audio at www.motormusic.tv. Commented RAMMSTEIN keyboardist Christian "Flake" Lorenz: "If an artist like Nina plays one of our songs, it is like getting an award more worth than ten Echos, Grammys or ...

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IN FLAMES Begin Recording New CD

Sweden's IN FLAMES have commenced the recording process for the follow-up to 2002's "Reroute To Remain", tentatively due in early 2004. "Daniel [Svensson] has finished laying down the drums on all tracks," reads a post on the group's web site. "In a couple of weeks the band will enter the studio again to record everything ...

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DEATHSTARS: Video Clips Posted Online

Two video clips from recent Nuclear Blast signings DEATHSTARS have been made available for viewing at the label's web site. Check them out: 01. Synthetic Generation (Real Media) 02. Syndrome (Real Media) DEATHSTARS' debut album, "Synthetic Generation" β€” originally issued in Sweden in March 2002 via the Universal affiliate LED Recordings ...

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