P.O.D., BLINDSIDE Seek Audience Members For FUSE TV Appearance

P.O.D. and BLINDSIDE are looking for audience members to join them during their appearance on "IMX", Fuse's daily live show, on Tuesday, May 25. If you're between the ages of 15-25, based in the NYC area, and available on May 25 between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., send an e-mail to [email protected] The Fuse studio ...

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GRIFFIN Announce New Singer

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN have announced the addition of female singer Ida Hawkland to the group's ranks. "We are happy to announce that the auditions are over, and that we have found a killer front figure to replace Pete [Beck]!!" the band write on the web site. "First of all, we would like to thank ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Bassist Comments On ALEX NELSON's Passing

LIZZY BORDEN bassist Marten Andersson has posted the following message on his web site regarding the recent passing of ex-LIZZY BORDEN guitarist Alex Nelson: "Thanks for all the emails regarding Alex. I have been getting a ton of emails from all over the world. I knew the guy would be missed but I had no ...

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DESTRUCTION Drummer Arrested In Italy

DESTRUCTION drummer Marc Reign was arrested in Italy Sunday (May 24) following the band's performance in Brescia. The following statement on the matter was posted on the group's official web site: "After the fantastic gig in Brescia, Italy, the band had massive problems to leave the country by plane from the Milano airport. What happened ...

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FALCONER Part Ways With Guitarist, Bassist

Sweden's FALCONER have parted ways with second guitarist Anders Johansson and bassist Peder Johansson. "A big discussion took place after the gig in Motala (Swe) as we started to talk about the future of FALCONER," mainman Stefan Weinerhall writes in an official press release. "Two camps quickly formed about the issue. The talk started to ...

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KISS Scrap European Tour Plans

According to a posting at KissFanShop.de, KISS appear to have abandoned plans to tour Europe in September. The trek, which was allegedly going to include a performance with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra in Berlin, was reportedly called off because the promoters "were simply not willing to pay what the band was asking for. ...

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VADER: Awaiting The Birth Of 'The Beast'

Polish death metallers VADER have posted the following update on their official web site: "[For the past] two weeks [the] guys have been working at Radio Gdansk Studio, recording their new album 'The Beast'. So far the process is going very smooth, Daray has just finished recording of drums, the most important part in the ...

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NAPALM DEATH: CENTURY MEDIA Deal Officially Confirmed

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET exclusively revealed on May 6, Century Media Records have now officially announced that they have signed British extreme metal legends NAPALM DEATH to a worldwide deal (excluding Japan). The first release under the new alliance will be the follow-up album to the "Leaders Not Followers" EP, the long-awaited collection of covers, ...

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