IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL, ANTHRAX Euro Tour A No-Go

Contrary to a posting on the SHADOWS FALL web site (which has since been removed), there is no truth to the rumor that IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL, ANTHRAX and SHADOWS FALL are planning a European together. In an e-mail to BLABBERMOUTH.NET, a spokesperson for Direct Management — who handle IN FLAMES and LACUNA COIL, among ...

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HELLOWEEN Set Release Date For New CD

HELLOWEEN have set a May 5 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their as-yet-untitled new album, which is currently being mixed by producer Charlie Bauernfeind at Mi Sueno studio in Tenerife, Spain. A North American release date has yet to be announced. The CD, which features a guest appearance by MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey ...

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HAMMERFALL To Film Hometown Gig For Upcoming DVD

HAMMERFALL will film a live DVD during their hometown show in Göteborg, Sweden on Feb. 20. The group, who are currently touring Europe with MASTERPLAN and NOSTRADAMEUS, will be presented at the gig with Swedish gold albums for sales in excess of 30,000 copies of their new album, "Crimson Thunder". ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Duet With PAT BOONE On The Way?

OZZY OSBOURNE's former neighbor Pat Boone is hoping to record a duet with the BLACK SABBATH singer for an upcoming CD. "[Ozzy] and Sharon both enthusiastically said yes, so there may be an Osbourne-Boone duet in the offing, I hope," Boone announced backstage at the American Music Awards Monday night (Jan. 13). As to which ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer Back In Court

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee lost his bid Tuesday to add someone else to the lawsuit blaming him for the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in his pool. Attorney Philip D. Weiss, representing Lee in the lawsuit filed by the parents of Daniel Karven-Veres, said Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Neidorf's ...

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LINKIN PARK Select First Single From Upcoming CD

LINKIN PARK have set "Somewhere I Belong" as the first single from their forthcoming album, "Meteora", due on March 25 through Warner Bros. Records. As previously reported, the album's release will coincide with a short European trek, to be followed by the 2003 installment of the group's Projekt Revolution U.S. tour. Exact dates and venues ...

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WILL HAVEN: Official Statement On Split

WILL HAVEN have issued an official statement regarding their decision to disband following their final show together at the Capital Garage in Sacramento, California on Friday, Jan. 24. The statement reads as follows: "As most of you may already know, WILL HAVEN will be playing its final show on the 24th of January in Sacramento. ...

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SLIPKNOT Singer: Things Are 'Busy' In TAYLOR Household

Just because he's currently at home in Des Moines, Iowa doesn't mean that STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor can relax. "I'm basically playing triple duty right now because I'm writing with SLIPKNOT for possible material for the next album, I'm gearing up for a European-Japanese-Australian tour that starts in February with STONE SOUR, and I'm ...

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SAMAEL Join Forces With WORLD MANAGEMENT

Switzerland's SAMAEL have been officially added to the World Management roster (MORBID ANGEL, NILE, UNLEASHED). The band will shortly embark on a European tour with CATHEDRAL and WITHOUT FACE in support of their live album on Century Media Records. Look for the group to announce American tour dates in the spring of 2003. ...

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