GODSWALLOP: NEWSTED/KISSER Project Posted Online

A Real Audio clip of the GODSWALLOP track "...And Another Thing" has been posted online at this location. The song, originally recorded in 1996, features Jason Newsted (VOIVOD, ex-METALLICA) on bass, Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA) on guitar, percussionist extraordinaire Carl Coletti on drums, and Sofia Ramos on vocals. Ramos is said to have since ...

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ACHERON Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Longtime ACHERON guitarist Michael Estes has left the cult Columbus, Ohio-based black/death metal band. The split is being attributed to "a living situation, which put a 1,000-mile gap between the band and Estes," according to an official press release. Commented band founder Vincent Crowley, "It was not an easy thing to part ways with Michael. ...

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PRONG's TOMMY VICTOR: REZNOR, MANSON Ripped Me Off

PRONG guitarist/vocalist Tommy Victor has revealed to RollingStone.com that NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor briefly enlisted him for a side project called TAPEWORM that never materialized. "Actually, that's one of the reasons I threw in the towel for a while," Victor told the magazine. "I was promised so much by that whole camp — ...

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Sources: FRANK BELLO Quits ANTHRAX, Is Replaced Temporarily By JOEY VERA

Bassist Frank Bello has quit ANTHRAX and is relocating to Los Angeles to join the reformed HELMET, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The surprising move reportedly came the day after ANTHRAX finished taping the additional video footage for their much-anticipated live DVD, "Music Of Mass Destruction", due on April 6 through Sanctuary Records. Replacing Bello ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Jam Out PANTERA Tunes During Japanese Tour

DAMAGEPLAN, the new band featuring former PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums), ex-HALFORD/DIESEL MACHINE guitarist Patrick Lachman (on lead vocals), and bassist Bob Zilla, have just concluded their short Japanese tour — the very first time the group performed in concert anywhere in the world. Here is DAMAGEPLAN's setlist for their Osaka, ...

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GRAVE DIGGER, BALLISTIC To Play One-Off Show In Arizona

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER will reportedly be teaming up with BALLISTIC, the new band featuring former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis, along with JAG PANZER members Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (vocals) and Rikard Stjernquist (drums), for a one-off show at The Mason Jar in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, June 6. As ...

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SKINLAB To Release 2-CD Set Of Rarities, Alternate Mixes

In a celebration of the Oakland-based SKINLAB's decade-long career, they will release a double-disc set, entitled "Nerve Damage" on April 20 through Century Media Records. This set comprises 34 tracks, including two new cuts, "Losing All" and "Beneath The Surface", alongside previously unreleased demo tracks, alternate mixes of such classics as "When Pain Comes To ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE To Release Live DVD

Kelly Osbourne will release a live DVD of her June 25, 2003 show at the London Electric Ballroom. "Kelly Osbourne: Live at the Electric Ballroom", due on April 5, will feature 12 tunes including her singles "Shut Up" and "Come Dig Me Out". Also included are an interview with Kelly and behind-the-scenes footage, as well ...

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