THE HELLACOPTERS Announce Scandinavian Tour

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have lined up a Scandinavian tour during September-November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Göteborg, SWE @ Liseberg Sep. 25 – Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Sep. 26 – Tromsö, NOR @ Driv Sep. 27 – ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Say Farewell At OZZFEST 2003?

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx is hoping to launch the group's farewell tour at next year's Ozzfest, according to NEUROTICA frontman Kelly Shaefer, who spoke to Sixx at the San Bernardino stop of this year's traveling festival. The following account is taken from Shaefer's online diary, as posted at NEUROTICA's official web site: "I made ...

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PRONG Announce German Tour Dates

PRONG have announced the dates for the German leg of their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off in November. They are as follows: Nov. 11 – Stuttgart, GER @ Die Röhre Nov. 12 - Frankfurt, GER @ Batschkapp Nov. 15 - München, GER @ Metropolis Nov. 16 - Kassel, GER @ Spot ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Set 'Cochese' As First Single From Debut CD

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), have reportedly set the track "Cochese" as the first single from their highly-anticipated debut album, due out on November 19th through Epic Records. "Cochese" (previously known as "Save Yourself") ...

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VIO-LENCE Begin Work On New Material, Prepare To Issue Live CD/DVD

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE have commenced the songwriting process for a new studio album, according to a posting by guitarist Phil Demmel on the group's official web site. "Label heads are getting backing and distro ducks in a row," wrote Demmel. "All the releases ([reissue of] Eternal Nightmare, live album and the ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Debuts At British #3 With 'Papa Don't Preach'

KELLY OSBOURNE's version of "Papa Don't Preach" (originally recorded by MADONNA) has entered the English singles chart at number three, according to Kelly's official web site. "It's a great start and we're certain it's only to get better as The Osbournes debuts on Channel 4 in the U.K. November 1. The Emmy-award winning show ran ...

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LINKIN PARK, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Latest Certified Platinum

LINKIN PARK's CD of remixes, Reanimation, has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of one million copies since its July 30th release. Also certified platinum was RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' latest, By The Way, which shifted over a million copies since it came out on August ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Nonsensical Drivel Pt. 15

MARILYN MANSON has posted the following message via his official web site: "The Negative Use of Space — I find all the cells we have molted away, clustering and fucking in the dirt. Growing into little flowers. A blank canvas and pigment makes me see odd things. "A fly with clown makeup, on a pile ...

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