VOIVOD To Begin Pre-Production For New CD In September

VOIVOD are continuing to demo material for their much-anticipated reunion album with vocalist Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger), which is tentatively due in early 2003, presumably through Century Media Records. "Our goal is to have 25 [songs] done by the end of August," drummer Away (a.k.a. Michel Langevin) stated via the band's official web site. "We ...

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Former AEROSMITH Managers Sell Rights To Band's Catalog

Mosaic Music Publishing has purchased a 50% interest in AEROSMITH's catalog from Daskel, LLC and Seldak, LLC companies operated by AEROSMITH's early managers Steve Leber and David Krebs, according to Hits Daily Double. Sources place the deal in the neighborhood of $15 million. As part of the pact, AEROSMITH will continue to own the other ...

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BLACK CROWES Frontman Returns To Action With "New Earth Mud"

BLACK CROWES frontman Chris Robinson will issue his solo debut, entitled New Earth Mud, on October 22nd via Best Buy's Redline Entertainment label. Like the singer's recent live shows, New Earth Mud finds Robinson primarily assisted by producer Paul Stacey, who also plays guitars, drums, and keyboards throughout the 12-track set. BIG SUGAR members Gordie ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Sign New Record Deal

After six months of negotiations, Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have officially inked a new deal with Spinefarm/Universal Records. The group's new single, "You're Better Off Dead", is currently set for a September 16th release. Also included on the CD will be the group's cover of THE RAMONES classic "Somebody Put Something In My Drink". As ...

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DUST TO DUST Scrap EP Plans, Prepare To Record Full-Length

New York's DUST TO DUST have scrapped plans to release a five-song EP and have decided to release a full-length album sometime in the late fall or winter. Like the scrapped EP, the full-length will also be entitled Sick and will feature "10 blistering new tracks," according to a message posted on the band's official ...

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ENDO Revise Track Listing For Upcoming CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have revised the projected track listing for their second album, which is currently being recorded in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled album will tentatively contain the ...

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