Former GARDENIAN, DIMENSION ZERO Members Join Forces In PITCHLINE

Former GARDENIAN vocalist Jim Kjell has joined forces with ex-DIMENSION ZERO/IN FLAMES guitarist Glenn Ljungström in a new band called PITCHLINE, according to MetalBite.com. "It has a little touch of GARDENIAN as for the mixture of growls and clean [vocals], and of course it's melodic," Kjell said of the new project's musical direction. "Yet this ...

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JAMES HETFIELD, VINCE NEIL Get Charitable

James Hetfield (METALLICA) and Vince Neil (MÖTLEY CRÜE) are among the musicians who have donated jackets and guitar straps used to make a limited collection of one-of-a-kind Nixon watches, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting MAP (Musicians Assistance Program). "What started out as the LTD Collection, a unique, limited collection of watches and wallets made ...

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TUNGSTEN: New Album Update

TUNGSTEN vocalist/guitarist Al Hodge has posted the following message on the band's web site: "Over the weekend Steve Talamo came to H/T Studios in Chalmette, Louisiana and laid some lead guitar parts over one of the new TUNGSTEN songs from their upcoming as of yet untitled album. Just watching and hearing what he was doing ...

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PARAGON To Enter Studio This Weekend

German power metallers PARAGON will enter Eike Studio (owned by Eike Freese of DARK AGE) this weekend to record their contributions to the upcoming SAXON and RUNNING WILD tribute albums, to be released later in the year through Remedy Records. "From SAXON we will cover '20,000 Feet' [and] from RUNNING WILD we will NOT cover ...

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METALLICA 'Monster' Filmmakers Continue To Face 'Uphill Battle'

Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, the filmmakers behind the $4.3-million METALLICA documentary "Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster" have posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Thank you to everyone who came to see 'Some Kind of Monster' this past weekend in New York and San Francisco. The movie was a big success, ...

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KORN Frontman Says Rock Music Isn't Dangerous Anymore

In a brand-new interview with Live Daily, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis spoke about the group's options following the upcoming release of a greatest-hits collection, which will fulfill their seven-album deal with Epic Records. "We make the records we want to make," he said. "We never had [Epic] come back and say, 'Well, this is the ...

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PSYCHOTRON Begin Recording New Album

German power/thrash band PSYCHOTRON have entered Decode studios to begin recording their third CD, entitled "Pray For Salvation". Songtitles set to appear on the album include "Arms Of Morpheus", "Chasing Shadows", "The Hourglass" and "Life On Borrowed Time". The cover artwork will once again be conceived by Mike Schindler of Dragon Design. A late 2004 ...

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