MACHINE HEAD Name Live Album, Finalize Track Listing

MACHINE HEAD have set "Hellalive" as the title for their forthcoming live album, due in early 2003 through Roadrunner Records. "Hellalive" was mixed by Colin Richardson at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, England and is due to be mastered on Friday, Dec. 13. The album, which was originally set to contain material recorded solely at the ...

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DARKTHRONE Record And Mix New Album In 26 Hours!

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE spent a total of 26 hours recording and mixing their latest opus, "Hate Them". The album — which is scheduled for a February 2003 release through Moonfog Productions — contains material that is being described by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum) as "spontaneous black metal with spirit. Well, that's ...

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PAUL STANLEY Reveals More Details About KISS SYMPHONY Concert

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley has revealed more details about the group's upcoming Kiss Symphony concert in Melbourne, Australia on Feb. 28, 2003. The one-off show — which will be filmed and recorded, and broadcast via pay-per-view around the world — will open with the band performing "a short set by ourselves, [followed by] a set ...

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TOMMY LEE, PAMELA ANDERSON Win Judgment On Sex Video

A US judge today ordered an internet company to pay former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson and her ex-husband Tommy Lee $741,000 each in damages for selling a video of their honeymoon sexual escapades. The 1996 film has become one of the most-sold sex videos around the world. District judge Dean Pregerson said in a written ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: Tale Of The Missing Tapes

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have abandoned plans to issue a reworked version of an unreleased album from guitarist Lord K's (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) previous band, DEADMARCH, as the group's next CD. "The planned DEADMARCH album won't be re-recorded as fuckin' idiot Tomas Skogsberg [projected producer for ...

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MICHAEL KISKE: I'm Not Interested In Rejoining HELLOWEEN

Ex-HELLOWEEN frontman Michael Kiske has vowed to never rejoin his former bandmates, claiming that his current project, SUPARED, is "much more interesting for me then any reunion could ever be." When asked by a fan via a recent Noise Records newsletter if he would ever sing for HELLOWEEN again, Michael responded, "I don't think that's ...

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EMPEROR To Release Anthology In March

Defunct Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will release a posthumous anthology, titled "Scattered Ashes - A Decade of Emperial Wrath", through Candlelight Records in March 2003. The double-disc set, which was compiled by the band themselves, will feature rare and unreleased tracks, and will come in a limited-edition slipcase. The track listing for the collection is ...

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HALFORD To Issue Japan-Only EP

HALFORD will release a Japan-only mini-album on Jan. 22, 2003. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. She (previously unreleased in Japan) 02. Fugitive (previously unreleased in Japan) 03. Betrayal (video clip) 04. In The Morning (video clip) The EP's release will coincide with HALFORD's upcoming Japanese tour, which is scheduled ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Finish Tracking Sophomore CD

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have finished tracking their sophomore album in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). The as-yet-untitled effort, which is due through Bieler Bros./MCA Records in the spring, will contain the following track listing: 01. Go 02. So Clear 03. Pattern 04. Drain Me 05. The Plan 06. ...

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