LION'S SHARE Part With Bassist And Drummer, Pursue Outside Projects

Acclaimed Swedish melodic metal act LION'S SHARE have parted ways with Pontus Egberg (bass) and Johan Koleberg (drums) due to personal differences. Lars Chriss (guitar) and Tony Niva (vocals) will continue writing and demoing material for the group's fifth studio album, to be released sometime in late 2003 or early 2004. More information, including samples ...

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SEPULTURA Announce Title For EP, Continue Work On Album

SEPULTURA have set Revolusongs as the title of the their recently-completed covers EP, due before the end of the year through SPV/Steamhammer Records in Europe, JVC Records in Japan, FNM/Universal Records in Brazil, and an as-yet-undisclosed "major" label in North America. SEPULTURA are currently working on the material for their next full-length effort, which they ...

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TOMMY LEE Proposes Tour Of U.S. Military Bases

Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has suggested a tour of U.S. military bases as part of his probation stemming from his conviction on spousal abuse charges, according to Launch. The proposal was made by Lee on Thursday (October 10) in Los Angeles to Superior Court Judge Lawrence Mira, who said such a tour may release ...

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HENRY ROLLINS Speaks Out On Possible U.S. Invasion Of Iraq

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins recently spoke to Launch about Hussein's evasion of U.N. weapons inspections. "If he didn't have anything to hide, then why is he saying, 'Oh you can't go there,' " Rollins questioned. "I think a full 100-percent daylight, lights on, everything known, inspection needs to be had, if not, then it ...

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KORN To Issue Live DVD, Digipak Version Of 'Untouchables'

KORN will be releasing a new DVD, entitled Korn Live on November 19th through Immortal/Epic. The disc will include 16 tracks recorded during an exclusive performance which took place at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on June 10th, 2002. Also due for release on November 19th is a digipak version of KORN's latest album, Untouchables, ...

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GOD FORBID Ready New Album, Announce Dates With ARCH ENEMY

New Jersey's GOD FORBID are taking a short break from the writing process to join label mates ARCH ENEMY as direct support on their upcoming Northeast tour. With nearly all of their new music completed, the band plans on debuting three new tracks on this upcoming jaunt. "ARCH ENEMY are one of our favorite bands ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer To Play With STONE SOUR

Former MEGADETH drummer Jimmy DeGrasso will be sitting behind the kit with STONE SOUR at the next 2-3 weeks' worth of shows on the band's current North American tour. He will be filling in for regular SS skinsman Joel Ekman, who fractured his wrist walking off the drum riser during frontman Corey Taylor's solo performance ...

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KORN Frontman Shoots Fiancée For PLAYBOY

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has photographed his fiancée Deven, a former porn actress, for Playboy. "There's nothing better than shooting your chick naked," Jonathan Davis told the magazine. When Playboy.com approached the KORN singer about becoming their fifth celebrity photographer — joining the likes of hip-hop giant Nelly, Tommy Lee and DISTURBED's David Draiman — ...

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MOTORDOG Becomes BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION

According to a fresh posting by L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns on his official web site, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring Guns, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi, and previously-unknown vocalist London, have changed their name once again — this time to BRIDES ...

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