FRED DURST: FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK Is An Ungrateful Sack Of Shit

LIMP BIZKIT singer Fred Durst has slammed FILTER mainman Richard Patrick over a comment Patrick made about Durst and his trying to get together with Christina Aguilera. "Patrick was like, 'Fred fucking ruined the credibility of rock 'n' roll,' Fucking asshole," said Durst in an interview featured in the July 2002 issue of Playboy. "I ...

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STRATOVARIUS' TIMO TOLKKI: We Will Spare No Expense On New Album

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki has posted the following update on the progress of the recording of their forthcoming CD, entitled Elements Part I: "After spending three weeks in preproduction recording demos and now two weeks at Finnvox [Studios], things are beginning to look a little bit more clear. "We have all been working very hard ...

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HAMMERFALL Go Completely Digital On Forthcoming CD

HAMMERFALL's as-yet-untitled fourth full-length studio album, which is currently being recorded at HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in Tenerife, Spain, is the group's first CD to be recorded completely digitally (i.e. there is no tape involved). "Renegade was done digitally, but still onto DA-88 tapes, so it doesn't quite qualify," stated guitarist Oscar ...

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MISERY INDEX To Issue Special Vinyl Edition Of "Overthrow"

MISERY INDEX, featuring former members of DYING FETUS, will issue a limited-edition 12" vinyl version of their Overthrow mini-album through Good Life Recordings during the summer. This special edition will feature the full Overthrow CD on the first side, while the second side will contain the full recordings from the Emerson College Radio (88.9 WERS) ...

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EMINENCE: New Track Posted Online

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, have posted an MP3 of a pre-production recording of the track "One Forty Five" at this location. As previously reported, EMINENCE are due to enter the studio shortly with veteran producer Neil Kernon (i.e. NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to record their new CD, entitled ...

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FOZZY Pull Out Of Atlanta's DOWNTOWN ROCKS Festival

FOZZY, featuring WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, former members of STUCK MOJO and producer Andy Sneap, have cancelled their appearance at Atlanta's Downtown Rocks festival on June 7th due to an emergency apendectomy required by Duke LaRue (a.k.a. SICK SPEED/ex-STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward). ...

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KORN Frontman Auctions Tickets To Exclusive Performance

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis successfully auctioned three tickets to the band's exclusive performance on May 29th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on the charity auction site Startrader.com. The winning bidder was Heather Osborne of San Diego who ended up paying $211 to see the show. Melissa Paul, assistant director of development for ...

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TNT Guitarist To Make Norwegian TV Appearance

TNT guitarist Ronni LeTekro will join Norwegian rockers INTRIGUE for a rendition of the track "Eadni Nieida", to be broadcast live on Norwegian TV2's Gullruten on June 8th from Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway. INTRIGUE are performing several dates in their home country in support of their recently-released Heavyjoik EP. ...

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PRONG Join DANZIG US Tour

PRONG have replaced MARDUK as the main support on the upcoming DANZIG North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off tomorrow, June 1st in Phoenix, Arizona. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 01 - Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre Jun. 02 - Albequerque, NM @ Midnight Rodeo Jun. 04 - El ...

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