DISBELIEF Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

German death metallers DISBELIEF have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group will enter the studio in the fall with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, EKTOMORF) to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due in early 2005. DISBELIEF's fifth album, "Spreading The Rage", was released in North America last month through Nuclear ...

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MUDVAYNE Select Producer For New Album

MUDVAYNE have selected Toby Wright (KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS, SEVENDUST, SOULFLY) to produce their quartet's third, as-yet-untitled release, according to a source at Epic Records. Scheduled for this fall, the upcoming album follows the success of MUDVAYNE's first two albums — "L.D. 50" (2000) and "The End of All Things to Come" (2002) — both ...

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Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer VINCE NEIL F*<&s With Your Phone

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has lent his voice to the new [email protected] under the Voicetones category of custom audio ringtones available only on Modtones (www.modtones.com). Neil burns his vocals onto these new ringtones available directly from handsets under Faith West's Modtones branded application sold on multiple wireless carrier networks. "Recording for ...

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SEVENDUST Tour Bus Catches On Fire

According to a posting on the web site of KRGV Channel 5 in Weslaco, Texas, SEVENDUST had their tour bus catch on fire en route to a show. The band were scheduled to perform in McAllen, Texas Sunday night, but on the way "they noticed flames coming out from under the bus. A ...

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CARDBOARD VAMPIRES Schedule Live Appearances

According to a posting by drummer Josh Howser on the JERRY CANTRELL fan site Jerry Depot, CARDBOARD VAMPIRES — the "jam" band featuring Howser, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, ex-THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy and ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi — will make their next live appearance on May 5 at the ...

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ALICE COOPER: New Drummer Announced

24-year-old drummer Tommy Clufetos (TED NUGENT) will replace Eric Singer (who has gone on to rejoin KISS) on the ALICE COOPER 2004 world tour beginning in early June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 04 - Dublin, IRE @ Olympia Theatre Jun. 06 - Bologna, ITA @ L'Arena Parco Nord Jun. 11 - Essen, GER ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Release 'Inferno' In June

MOTÖRHEAD have reportedly set "Inferno" as the title of their new album, due in North America on June 22 through the Sanctuary subsidiary Metal-Is Records (the album will arrive in Europe on June 21 via SPV/Steamhammer Records). Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Terminal Show" (featuring a guest appearance by Steve Vai), "Smiling ...

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SKINLAB Part Ways With Drummer And Guitarist, Seek Replacements

SKINLAB bassist/vocalist Steev Esquivel has issued the following update on the band's activities: "Hey there everyone. Sorry it's been awhile since the last official update. Even though we've been laying low since the completion of the Jagermusic tour with SLAYER, HATEBREED and our labelmates ARCH ENEMY, there has been a lot going on in the ...

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VALUME NOB: Audio Samples Posted Online

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have uploaded several tracks from their recently completed CD, "The Most High", at their official web site. Check out the songs "Friends For Life", "Brutal Attack", "You Instead Of Me" and "War of Faith" at this location. The group, who ...

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