DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON: "I Am Not A Racist"

DEICIDE bassist/vocalist Glen Benton has issued the following statement in an attempt to clear up some of the rumors recently floating around regarding his views on racism and his possible departure from the group in order to join VITAL REMAINS on a full-time basis: "It has been brought to my attention that certain individuals are ...

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SEPULTURA: Live CD, DVD Release Dates Announced

A live recording of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took place at Brixton Academy in London on December 16th, 1996, is tentatively scheduled to be released as a double CD under the title Live At Brixton ...

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MARDUK Cancel US Tour—Again!

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have once again cancelled plans to tour the US as a result of their inability to secure the proper paperwork from the American Embassy to enable them to enter the country legally. Here is the band's official statement on the matter: "MARDUK still has not been granted their clearance from the ...

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DOPESICK To Issue "Vendetta" In July

San Francisco Bay Area's DOPESICK, featuring original SKINLAB guitarist Adam Albright and ex-KILLING CULTURE singer Marcus Payton, have completed work on a five-song EP, entitled Vendetta, at Trident Studios with producers Juan Urteaga (i.e. 40 GRIT, SKINLAB) and Scott Sargeant (ex-KILLING CULTURE/SKINLAB) for a July release. According to Albright, "the songs vary from frantic noise ...

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DEATH ANGEL Add Sacramento Date To Upcoming Itinerary

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will be appearing at The Boardwalk in Sacramento on Friday, July 5th in what will mark the band's first live appearance since their stunning performance at last year's Thrash Of The Titans festival. As previously reported, DEATH ANGEL will perform at The Pound in San Francisco on Saturday, July ...

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CRAZY TOWN Continue Work On "Nothing Comes From Nowhere"

CRAZY TOWN hard at work on their second album, now titled Nothing Comes From Nowhere, with producer Howard Benson (i.e. P.O.D., SEPULTURA, SKINDRED) for a fall release through Columbia Records. According to frontman Eric "Epic" Mazur, "the songs are gonna last longer [than the material on the last album] and people will be able to ...

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AEROSMITH To Tour US In Late Summer/Early Fall

AEROSMITH are tentatively due to kick off their headlining tour in early August on the east coast and move to the Midwest in September. After a 10-day break, the group will blitz through the southeast, Texas and the west and then end the trek mid-November in the Pacific Northwest. Although presently unconfirmed, it appears that ...

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