ADEMA To Issue 'Insomniac's Dream' In Late October

ADEMA's brand new special enhanced EP, Insomniac's Dream, is scheduled for an October 22nd release through Arista Records. It features "Immortal", a new song that will also be on Deadly Alliance, the next Mortal Kombat video game, a rendition of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Nutshell", plus remixes of the band's three radio singles, the previously unreleased ...

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'Rock Music Is Evil': Russian Priest Anatoly Berestov

Russian Celibate Priest Anatoly Berestov recently gave an interview to the web site Credo.Ru in which he blamed rock music for the rise of Satanism in Russia, citing aggressive mass culture that has poured into Russia from the West since the beginning of the 1990s as being a factor in drug addiction. Anatoly, a Doctor ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Embark On Headlining Tour Of North America

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have confirmed plans to return to North America for a headlining tour in late October/early November. "We are in the final stages of booking the shows," stated guitarist Michael Amott. "These are headlining shows and we are stoked! "As far as support bands go, we are doing our best to get a ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman Launches SERJICAL STRIKE RECORDS

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is introducing his record label, Serjical Strike, via a showcase concert on October 8th at the Troubadour in Hollywood, California featuring performances by the singer's first three signings: BAD ACID TRIP, SLOW MOTION REIGN and KITTENS FOR CHRISTIAN. Plans are underway to release an album by each group ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Skip Halloween Show, Prepare To Enter Studio

TYPE O NEGATIVE will enter Systems II Studios in Brooklyn, New York at the end of the month to commence recording the long-awaited follow-up to 1999's World Coming Down CD. As a result, the band will not be doing their traditional shows to celebrate Halloween and will instead focus all their attention on completing the ...

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DANZIG Announce New Drummer

DANZIG have replaced drummer Joey Castillo (currently in QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) with ex-HALFCOCKED skinsman Charlee X. The band are in rehearsals for the upcoming Halloween shows and European tour, after which they will commence work on the next DANZIG release. Also planned for next year are Black Aria 2 (under the Glenn Danzig ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO: I Will Play On The Next SLAYER Album

Drummer Dave Lombardo has confirmed that he will appear on the next SLAYER studio album, and if he has it his way, the record will see the light of day sooner rather than later. "There is going to be a [SLAYER] record," Lombardo told Canada's Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. "There will be a record ...

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GUNS N' ROSES In Talks To Play Montreal

GUNS N' ROSES are studying the possibility of arranging a show in Montreal, Quebec as part of the group's North American tour this fall, according to Canadian music channel Musique Plus. GN'R's last performance in Montreal, on August 8th, 1992, ended in a riot after frontman Axl Rose walked off stage 50 minutes into the ...

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BOMB POP MAFIA's DIZZY DRAZTIK: JOEY JORDISON Didn't Write Our Songs

Former THE REJECTS (pre-MURDERDOLLS) and current BOMB POP MAFIA frontman Dizzy Draztik has shot down as "total fucking bullshit" accusations by anonymous posters on BLABBERMOUTH.NET that SLIPKNOT drummer and Dizzy's former THE REJECTS bandmate Joey Jordison was responsible for penning much of the material for Draztik's current project. The following is Draztik's official comment on ...

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WHITESNAKE To Tour In 2003

WHITESNAKE are planning a tour for 2003, with North American dates tentatively scheduled to begin in February. Band leader/frontman David Coverdale himself announced the news with this message on his official web site: "Don't say we didn't warn you... Coverdale unleashes the serpent... WHITESNAKE will tour in 2003!!!" As a way of getting people warmed ...

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