KAMELOT To Release New Album In The Fall

Florida-based power metal gods KAMELOT have set a tentative September/October release date through SPV Records for their follow-up to last year's "Epica". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "March of Mephisto", "Nothing Ever Dies" and "Serenade". A Japanese tour will likely take place in December, to be followed by a European trek beginning ...

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WARRANT Announce New Lineup

'80s hard rockers WARRANT have revamped lineup following the departure of singer Jani Lane last month. Joining original members Erik Turner (guitar), Jerry Dixon (bass) and Joey Allen (lead guitar) in the new group are BLACK 'N BLUE singer Jaime St. James (vocals) and drummer Mike Fasano. A photo of the new lineup ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Sign New Record Deal

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area melodic metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have signed a brand-new record deal with an as-yet-undisclosed label. The group's follow-up to 2001's "Sadistic Symphony", titled "Immortal", is tentatively due this spring. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Poveglia", "Broken Wings", and "Fight". More information will be made available soon. ...

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Report: GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Sparked Debate, But Little Change

Michael Mello of the Associated Press reports that when GREAT WHITE's pyrotechnics set a Rhode Island nightclub ablaze, killing 100 people and injuring scores of others, fire marshals across the nation scurried to review their safety inspections. At least 15 states debated tougher laws, mostly dealing with pyrotechnics, and a national fire safety association approved ...

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IN FLAMES: 'The Quiet Place' Video Posted Online

The official German IN FLAMES fan site In-Flames.de has posted the video for the group's new single, "The Quiet Place". Download it here (.mpg, file size: 33.9 MB). Also available for download from the same site is a partial recording of IN FLAMES' appearance at Popstad 2004, taped this past Friday (Feb. 13) ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD's SCANTLIN Unleashes On 'Pathetic' FRED DURST

In an interview with Canada's Chart magazine, PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin unleashed on LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst. "He doesn't write our songs, he doesn't produce our songs, he doesn't do anything for us. He doesn't do our videos anymore. He doesn't do anything for this band," Wes said. He added, "I don't ...

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