AUDIOSLAVE Single Posted Online

Starting today, Wednesday, September 25th, the new AUDIOSLAVE single, "Cochise", will be available for listening in streaming audio via Launch at this location. "Cochise" comes off AUDIOSLAVE's self-titled debut album, due on November 19th through Epic Records. AUDIOSLAVE features in its ranks ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members ...

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TRISTANIA Take Break From Live Shows To Write New Material

TRISTANIA's upcoming live performance at Folkets Hus in Jørpeland, Norway next Saturday (September 28th) will mark the band's final show of 2002 in their home country. Having completed a substantial amount of touring in support of their last release, World of Glass, the band have decided to spend the next few months focusing on writing ...

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INTENSE Announce UK Dates

British power metallers INTENSE are set to play two UK shows in October as part of their return to the live scene after more than two and a half years away. The group will play a warm-up show at The Carlisle in Hastings on October 4th in support of THE ROOSTERS and The Camden Underworld ...

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ROUGH SILK Part Ways With Singer

Germany's ROUGH SILK have amicably parted ways with singer Thomas Ludolphy, who is said to have left the group for "personal" reasons. The remaining members of the band have no intentions of seeking a replacement and will split all lead vocal parts going forward between drummer Herbert Hartmann, guitarist Nils Wunderlich, and keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg. ...

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CRYPTOPSY Plan Select Dates, Begin Work On New Material

Canadian death metallers CRYPTOPSY are currently preparing for a series of weekend shows in November that will take them through the province of Quebec, Ontario, and Michigan. In addition, "there's been good progress on new material for their fifth release that will be recorded some time next year," according to the band's official web site. ...

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SALEM'S WYCH To Issue Long-Awaited Sophomore Effort

Classic US power metallers SALEM'S WYCH have completed work on their second album, entitled Through All Eternity, at Jamland Studios in Los Angeles, California. The much-anticipated follow-up to Betrayer Of Kings (issued through Metal War Records in 1986) is tentatively set for release later this fall. The complete track listing for the album is as ...

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GOD DETHRONED Change Title Of Forthcoming CD, Prepare To Record

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have changed the projected title of their new album to Into The Lungs Of Hell from the previously-announced The Universal Slavedriver. The album will be recorded during October at Berno studio in Sweden and will be "another masterpiece of brutal but melodic death metal," according to an official statement from ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: More U.S. Dates Leaked

GUNS N' ROSES have lined up the following dates as part of the American leg of their world tour: Nov. 18 – Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena Dec. 02 – Boston, MA @ FleetCenter Dec. 05 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden Dec. 06 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Union Center Tickets for ...

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