SLIPKNOT Set First Single Off New Album

SLIPKNOT will release the track "Duality" as the first single from their as-yet-untitled new album, due out on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. The song will impact radio stations on May 4. In other news, SLIPKNOT's track "Don't Get Close", which appears in the recently released Activision game "MTX: Motocross", will NOT be appearing on ...

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ANTHRAX Announce 'Warm-Up' Show In Hollywood

ANTHRAX have announced a one-off date on Thursday, April 8 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, The gig, which will serve as a "warm-up" concert for their Japanese/Australian tour, "is a show not to be missed" guitarist Scott Ian writes on the band's web site. "We're letting [the fans] know first ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer: 'My Life Has Changed Forever'

GREAT WHITE lead singer Jack Russell recently told the Houston Chronicle that he has kept the group active following the Rhode Island club fire that killed 100 fans to make money for the Station Family Fund, a nonprofit organization benefiting the victims and survivors of the fire. "I'm out here on the road and talking ...

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MASTODON Begin Recording New Album

MASTODON have commenced the recording process for their new album, "Leviathan", at Robert Lang Studios (NIRVANA, PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES, FOO FIGHTERS) and Litho Studios (DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN, BOTCH) in Seattle with producer Matt Bayles. Bayles had previously worked with MASTODON on their acclaimed "Remission" album in addition to doing studio work with such groups as ...

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THIN LIZZY: Last Three U.S. Shows Cancelled

THIN LIZZY were forced to cancel the last three dates of their U.S. tour "due to a relapse in [drummer] Michael Lee's health condition," according to a statement from the band's management. "We will not be able to make these shows up." The affected dates are as follows: Mar. 05 - Double D's - Morristown, ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Calls ALICE IN CHAINS Reunion 'Imminent'

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has confirmed to Launch Radio Networks that he recently jammed separately with his former bandmates, bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney. Although all three have not played together in the same room yet, Cantrell told Launch that he feels confident some sort of reunion will happen. "I'm sure ...

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GENE SIMMONS Hopes PETER CRISS Enjoyed His Time In KISS

KISS have yet to make an official announcement regarding drummer Peter Criss' future with the band, but KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons told Canada's The Fox that Criss should be satisfied with his three tenures in the band: "Most people only have one chance, if at all, to swing the bat," Simmons said. "Peter's had many ...

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