HALFORD Still On For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

HALFORD have not cancelled their appearance at Sweden Rock festival, according to event representative Janne Stark. Part of the confusion apparently stems from the fact that “[Germany's] Wacken [Open Air] festival [announced] HALFORD's appearance there before HALFORD had even confirmed,” says Stark. “When they couldn't confirm, [the] Wacken [organizers] said the band had 'cancelled'.” Sweden ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Taking The Music Back

ROB ZOMBIE will go to court in mid-July to settle a dispute with Mazda Trucks over the unauthorized use of the singer's music in the company's commercial two years ago. Mazda apparently used music from ZOMBIE's Hellbilly Deluxe album without ROB's permission or knowledge and it infuriated the vocalist, who has never intended to allow ...

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KORN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, DEADSY Initial Dates Announced

KORN have announced the initial dates for their forthcoming tour with DEADSY and PUDDLE OF MUDD. They are as follows: Jun. 20 - Wilkes Barre, PA - First Union Arena Jun. 21 - Hartford CT - Hartford Civic Center Jun. 24 - New York NY - Madison Square Garden Jun. 26 - Toronto ON - ...

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PLANET US To Perform At CALIFORNIA MUSIC AWARDS?

PLANET US, the side project band featuring Michael Anthony (bass—VAN HALEN), Neal Schon (guitar—JOURNEY), Sammy Hagar (vocals—ex-VAN HALEN), and Deen Castronovo (drums—JOURNEY), may get up on stage and perform a song or two at the 2002 California Music Awards this Saturday, April 27th at the Henry J. Kaiser Arena in Oakland, California, according to Anthony's ...

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SATYRICON Confirmed For Norway's QUART Festival

Norway's SATYRICON have been confirmed for this year's Quart Festival, which is scheduled to take place between July 2nd and 4th in Kristiansand, Norway. SATYRICON will appear together with RAMMSTEIN at Idrettsplassen on July 4th. Also set to appear at the festival are HOOBASTANK, HUNDRED REASONS and MILLENCOLIN, among others. ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

ARCH ENEMY are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Waldrock festival, which is scheduled to take place in Burgum, Holland on Saturday, June 22nd. The complete list of artists currently set to appear at the event is as follows: MOTÖRHEAD KREATOR OVERKILL ARCH ENEMY WITHIN TEMPTATION D.R.I. AGNOSTIC FRONT DESTROYER 666 ...

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SKID ROW Release New Single To Select Radio Stations

SKID ROW have released the projected title track from their forthcoming full-length CD, tentatively entitled Thick Is The Skin, to several US radio stations ahead of the group's appearance at the Rock Never Stops tour, also featuring TESLA, VINCE NEIL, and JACKYL. At this time, no release date has yet been set for Thick Is ...

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HALFORD Cancel WALDROCK, WACKEN OPEN AIR Appearances

HALFORD have reportedly withdrawn from Germany's Wacken Open Air and Holland's Waldrock festivals and are rumored to have cancelled all other scheduled European appearances, including those at Sweden's Sweden Rock and Italy's Gods Of Metal festivals. No reason was given for the cancellations. We'll have more information as soon as it becomes available. ...

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MONDO GENERATOR Joined By DAVE GROHL For L.A. Gig

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl made a quiet, unannounced appearance Wednesday night (April 24th) at the Troubadour in Los Angeles behind the drums with MONDO GENERATOR, brainchild of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Nick Oliveri, which also features Josh Homme, Dave Catching, and other special guests. MONDO GENERATOR “blew the ...

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