PAIN OF SALVATION To Embark On Benelux Tour

Swedish progressive metal band PAIN OF SALVATION will embark on a short headlining tour of Benelux during October. Support at all dates will come from CIRRHA NIVA. The details are as follows: Oct. 10 – Boerderij – Zoetermeer, NETH Oct. 11 – Biebob – Vosselaar, BEL Oct. 12 – Plato – Helmond, NETH Oct. 13 ...

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DIABOLIC Replace Singer, Commence Work On New CD

Florida death metallers DIABOLIC have amicably parted ways with vocalist Paul Ouellette and have replaced him with ex-COFFIN TEXTS frontman Robert Cardenas. The revamped outfit are currently writing material for their upcoming fourth release, due out in spring 2003. "The new material promises the unrelenting intensity and dynamics that DIABOLIC is known for," reads an ...

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NONPOINT Frontman Admits Toning Music Down For Radio

NONPOINT vocalist Elias Soriano has admitted to MTV.com that the melodic vocals and musical hooks of the band's third record, Development, were partially influenced by the group's desire to get played on the radio. "A lot of our fans were expecting something a little bit more on the edgier, heavier side," Soriano explained. "But unfortunately, ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Pulls Out Of 'Freaky Friday' Remake

OZZY OSBOURNE's daughter Kelly Osbourne won't be making her feature film debut in Freaky Friday after all, according to Billboard.com. The part-time was set to star opposite Annette Bening and Lindsay Lohan in the Walt Disney Co.'s Friday, playing Lohan's musically inclined best friend in the remake of the 1976 comedy. But Osbourne has dropped ...

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STATIC-X Invite PANTERA, STAIND To Guest On Forthcoming CD

STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static recently revealed plans for the group to enlist some very special guests to appear the band's third full-length album, due next summer. "I asked Dimebag Darrell of PANTERA to do a lead on the record and asked Aaron from STAIND to sing on a song," Static told Metal Hammer magazine. "Whether ...

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MUDVAYNE: New Single To Go For Radio Adds In October

The first single off MUDVAYNE's as-yet-untitled sophomore offering, "Not Falling", is scheduled to go to radio in early October, according to an Epic Records spokesperson. MUDVAYNE's forthcoming album was recently completed at Minnesota's Pachyderm Studios with producer David Bottrill (i.e. TOOL, SILVERCHAIR, PETER GABRIEL) for a November 19th release through Epic Records. "We had all ...

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ANTHRAX Film Scene For HELEN MIRREN Movie

ANTHRAX filmed a scene last week for an upcoming Helen Mirren movie, Calendar Girls, due sometime next year. Commented guitarist Scott Ian: "It's a true story about these British women that posed for a sexy calendar to raise money for charity. It became huge and they came to LA to be on Jay Leno. Our ...

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AMONG THIEVES Complete Work On New Recording

New York's AMONG THIEVES, featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert, have completed three-song recording with producer Michael Barbiero (METALLICA, GUNS N ROSES, LOSTPROPHETS, etc.). The tracks will be mixed and mastered shortly. Longtime friend of the band, Danny Schuler (BIOHAZARD) filled in on drums for the session, and will be performing with the ...

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TRIBE OF JUDAH To Issue Debut Through SPITIRE RECORDS

Boston's TRIBE OF JUDAH, who feature in their ranks former VAN HALEN/EXTREME vocalist Gary Cherone, Steve Ferlazzo on synths/programming, Leo Mellache on guitar, Tim Bissonette on guitar, Pat Badger (ex-EXTREME) on bass, and Mike Mangini (ex-EXTREME/ANNIHILATOR) on drums, will release their debut album, entitled Exit Elvis, on October 22nd through Spitfire Records. TRIBE OF JUDAH's ...

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