EIBON Complete Work On Debut Album

EIBON, the black metal project featuring PANTERA/DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo, SATYRICON's Satyr and DARKTHRONE's Fenriz, will complete their self-titled album by the end of September, according to a Moonfog Productions newsletter. No release date information is currently available. In related news, SATYRICON have lined up the following European dates during October-December: Oct. 03 - Tromsø, ...

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HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH Reform, Plan New CD

HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH, once described as Australia's answer to SLAYER, have reformed under the leadership of guitarist/vocalist Peter Hobbs and are said to be writing material for the follow-up to the group's 1996 Inheritance CD, due sometime in 2003. The band, who recently supported MAYHEM on their Australian tour, are believed to be currently ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Guitar Fails To Meet Reserve Price During Auction

A guitar Jimi Hendrix torched during a 1967 performance failed to light a fire under bidders during a rock-memorabilia auction Tuesday in London, according to BBC News. The highest bid — less than $470,000 — didn't meet the $500,000 reserve price, so the guitar's owner, Dweezil Zappa, must decide if he wants to accept the ...

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MARDUK Bassist Welcomes Addition To Family

On September 21st, MARDUK bassist B.War became the proud father of a son named Damien. As previously reported, MARDUK have finished the recordings for their eighth full-length album at Abyss studio with producer Peter Tägtgren and are planning on returning to the studio in early November to mix the effort for a February 2003 release. ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN Guitarist Seeks Drummer

Former TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN guitarist Glen Alvelais is currently seeking a drummer. Interested parties can contact Glen at: [email protected] ...

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COURTNEY LOVE To Get Multimillion-Dollar Advance For NIRVANA Releases

Under the terms of a settlement with Universal Music Group's Geffen Records over her highly publicized suit to get out of her recording contract, former HOLE frontwoman Courtney Love is expected to be released from her contract and will get a multimillion-dollar advance on the projected earnings of forthcoming NIRVANA archival releases, according to Billboard.com. ...

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