SHINING To Release Third Album In June

Swedish black metallers SHINING will be releasing their third full-length album in early June via Avantgarde Records. A release party is tentatively due to be held in late June, possibly at Hard Rock Caf in Stockholm. A European tour will follow during July and August. ...

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SAXON Issue Two-CD Compilation Containing Live & Rare Tracks

SAXON have issued a new two-CD compilation entitled Coming to the Rescue containing rare and live recordings dating, in part, back to the group's earliest days. The first disc of this SAXON compilation is made up of 14 unique recordings spanning the bands earliest works together from 1975s tapestry sessions. The track listing for Disc ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY To Issue Single

On May 6th, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY will release a Norway-only single entitled "Let You Down" containing the following songs (colorful descriptions courtesy of the band's official web site): 01. Let You Down (Rico Darum & Superdead Remix. Both ex-APOPTYGMA BERZERK. A heavy-as-hell dancefloor remix!) 02. Let You Down (album version) 03. You Keep Me Hangin' ...

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SEVERE TORTURE Plan EP Release

Dutch death metal outfit SEVERE TORTURE will release an EP entitled Butchery of The Soul as a bridge between the band's debut album, Feasting on Blood, and the follow-up, Misanthropic Carnage, which is planned for August 2002. The MCD features a re-mastered song ("Butchery of The Soul"), plus two sold-out 7 EPs and a cover ...

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DAVE GROHL/CHRISTINA AGUILERA Rumor Shot Down By AGUILERA's Mom

Christina Aguilera's mom, Shelly Kearns, had the following to say about the rumors of a hot-and-heavy romance between her daughter and FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl: The dumb FOO FIGHTER David Grohl rumor that seems to be the hottest topic now? Christina never has dated that guynot even once! They met once at a studio ...

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STAIND, GODSMACK, AEROSMITH Big Winners At Boston Music Awards

GODSMACK, STAIND, and AEROSMITH received two trophies each at this year's Boston Music Awards, which were held on Thursday, April 11th at the Orpheum. STAIND took home award for Act Of The Year, and nabbed the Single Of The Year prize for "It's Been Awhile". Meanwhile, GODSMACK received the Rock Band award, and their singer, ...

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NICK MENZA: I Was Not Surprised By Announcement Of MEGADETH's Split

Former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza had spoken to former MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine about a week prior to the release of Mustaine's statement announcing the band's break-up and was not surprised by the group's split, Menza told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. It is hard to really explain [how I feel about the band's break-up], said Nick. It's sad ...

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