DAYS OF THE NEW Singer To Embark On Solo Tour

DAYS OF THE NEW singer Travis Meeks will launch a fall solo acoustic tour on September 23 in Roseville, Michigan, according to RollingStone.com. This will be his first extended outing since he spent time in a drug rehab clinic this spring. "I'm excited about getting out on the road," Meeks said. "I think it is ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE: 'Copying Other Bands Is Second Nature For MUSHROOMHEAD'

SLAVES ON DOPE have issued a follow-up statement in the continuing "war of words" with MUSHROOMHEAD over the latter group's decision to cover SEAL's 1991 adult-contemporary hit single "Crazy" for their upcoming CD. In a September 3 letter sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET, SLAVES ON DOPE guitarist Kevin Jardine said that he believed MUSHROOMHEAD "stole our idea ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Side Project To Support THE HOODS In Texas

PUNCHYOURFACE, the new band featuring INTERNAL BLEEDING members Frank Buffalino (guitar), Jerry Lowe (vocals) and Matt Ferrara (guitar, ex-REPUDILATION, GFY, 420), will be supporting THE HOODS on a tour of Texas later this month. The dates are as follows: Sep. 25 - San Antonio, TX @ Sin 13 Sep. 26 – Laredo, TX @ Sal's ...

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Judge Rejects Too-Stoned-To-Play Suit Against CREED

Fans who felt cheated by CREED's Chicago show are getting no sympathy from a judge, according to the Associated Press. A judge in Chicago has dismissed a $2 million lawsuit filed by four fans against CREED. The suit accused singer Scott Stapp of appearing too intoxicated to perform well in Chicago last December (see previous ...

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HEARSE Complete Work On 'Armageddon Mon Amour'

Sweden's HEARSE, featuring former ARCH ENEMY/NONEXIST vocalist Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, have completed work on their sophomore full-length album, "Armageddon Mon Amour", due in early 2004 through Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The CD was recorded earlier this summer at Basement Audio System in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jonas Elder. 13 ...

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DARK MOOR Finalize Track Listing For New Album

Madrid, Spain-based power metallers DARK MOOR have finalized the track listing for their fourth, self-titled album, due on November 24 through Arise Records. The CD was recorded at New Sin Studios in Italy with producer Luigi Stefanini and was mastered at Finnvox studios in Helsinki, Finland with Mika Jussila. A single containing the tracks "From ...

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AETERNUS Begin Work On New Material

Norway's AETERNUS are working on the material for their sixth studio album, tentatively due in mid-2004 through Nocturnal Art Productions. "We are happy to inform you all that we are totally on it, composing new and more Darkened Metal for you all and so far it's looking damn good...or I should say: It sounds damn ...

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