MARYSLIM Split With WHITE JAZZ RECORDS

Stockholm, Sweden-based rock'n'rollers MARYSLIM have parted ways with White Jazz Records and have inked a new deal with Wild Kingdom Records. Wild Kingdom Records was founded by Calle Schewen, who launched White Jazz Records back in 1995 and left the company earlier this year. MARYSLIM's first release for the label will be a six-song live ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Commence Songwriting Process For New CD

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT have commenced the songwriting process for their next studio album, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004. "We are in the process of writing new material, and I can tell you that it's definitely in the style of the old stuff," bassist Danny Lilker said in an official press release. ...

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CAMP FREDDY Perform At Strip Club Opening

CAMP FREDDY, the "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch, performed at the opening of what is purported to be "the world's largest strip club", Sapphire Gentlemen's Club, on Dec. ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY, SAMMY HAGAR Rock Out In The Morning

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony joined ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar and THE WABORITAS on stage Friday morning (Dec. 13) at the "2002 Mark & Brian Christmas Show", ripping through supercharged versions of "Top Of the World", "Best of Both Worlds" and "Mas Tequila", the latter featuring Michael and Mona sharing bass duties. "The show ...

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GODSMACK Set Release Date For 'Faceless'

GODSMACK have set an Apr. 8, 2003 tentative release date through Republic/Universal Records for their new album, "Faceless". The follow-up to 2000's "Awake" is currently being recorded at The Hit Factory/Criteria Studios in Miami and is set to include the following cuts, among others: "Faceless", "Releasing the Demons", "Serenity", "Changes", "Erased", and "Straight Out Of ...

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PLACE OF SKULLS: Bassist Needed (Again)

Knoxville, Tennessee's PLACE OF SKULLS, who feature in their ranks former SPIRIT CARAVAN/ST. VITUS/THE OBSESSED guitarist/vocalist Wino, are continuing to experience problems landing a permanent bassist. According to the band's official web site, "the relocation for Greg Turley [COUNTERSHAFT, PENTAGRAM] hasn't worked out. He will still be recording the new CD with us in January ...

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