COURTNEY LOVE Won't See Court-Ordered Psychiatrist

Courtney Love will not have to undergo a psychiatric exam to determine if she is mentally capable of handling her NIRVANA-related responsibilities under the NIRVANA LLC partnership, Judge Robert H. Alsdorf of the Superior Court of the State of Washington in Seattle ruled on Wednesday, April 24th. As previously reported, surviving members of NIRVANA Dave ...

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SEPULTURA To Play Portuguese Festival In June

SEPULTURA will play at an as-yet-undisclosed Portuguese festival in June. More information about the event, including the rest of the line-up, will be available shortly. In other news, SEPULTURA performed in front of a reported crowd of 10,000 at their appearance at the Abril Pro Rock festival in Recife, Brazil on April 20th. The band ...

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ADEMA To Cover ALICE IN CHAINS

ADEMA will reportedly be adding a cover of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Nutshell" to their live set as a tribute to the late AIC singer Layne Staley, who died from a presumed drug overdose earlier in the month. ...

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SODOM: The Schedule Ahead

German thrashers SODOM will be performing the following gigs during the coming weeks: Apr. 26 Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob (w/DESTRUCTION, KREATOR) Apr. 27 Hardenberg, NETH @ Podium (w/DESTRUCTION, KREATOR) Apr. 28 Tilburg, NETH @ 013 (w/DESTRUCTION, KREATOR) May 27 Tokyo, JAP @ TBA (w/DIMENSION ZERO) May 29 Nagoya, JAP @ TBA (w/DIMENSION ZERO) May 30 ...

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MISERY INDEX Pull Out Of OHIO DEATH FEST

Due to circumstances beyond the band's control, MISERY INDEX will not be performing at this weekend's Ohio Death Fest. However, the band will be playing with Norway's IMMORTAL at the Jaxx nightclub in Springfield, Virginia on May 25th. In other news, MISERY INDEX have issued a statement refuting recent rumors that they have inked a ...

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MISFITS To Release Split Single With BALZAC

MISFITS will shortly be issuing a split single with Japan's premier horror punk band BALZAC via their own Misfits Records. Currently available in Japan through the Disk Union label, the single features MISFITS covering a BALZAC song ("Day the Earth Caught Fire") and BALZAC doing a medley of two MISFITS songs ("The Haunting" and "Don't ...

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HANOI ROCKS Frontman Issues Japan-Only Solo Single

HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe has just issued a new single in Japan. Entitled Take Them And Break Them, and recorded before the current HANOI ROCKS reunion took place, the single contains the following track listing: 01. Take Them And Break Them 02. Backbiter 03. Make It Go Away 04. Where's The Fire John? 05. ...

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L.A. GUNS Finish Recording New CD

L.A. GUNS have finished recording their new album with producer Andy Johns and will mix it shortly for a late summer release through Spitfire Records. According to bassist Adam Hamilton, “if you are a fan of L.A. GUNS, I promise that you will love this record. I myself have always been a fan as well, ...

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MINISTRY: Next CD Will Be Fastest And Heaviest In A Decade

MINISTRY's forthcoming studio CD, entitled Animositisomina, will be the group's fastest and heaviest offering since 1992's Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs, according to mainman Al Jourgensen. “This new record is harder than getting hit over the head with a shovel full of cement,” Jourgensen told MTV. “The title ...

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