TIAMAT Drummer Gets Busy With Side Projects

TIAMAT drummer Lars Skld has finished mixing the new DOUBLEPARK album entitled Orange Drive to Seer Street, which is due to be released shortly. Skld also makes an appearance on the new SAFARI SEASON CD, entitled The Sound Of The Sun. DOUBLE PARK's Orange Drive to Seer Street is a solo effort from singer Johan ...

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MARILYN MANSON Accuser: "My Daughter Did Not Die In Vain"

Maria St. John, the mother of actor Keanu Reeves' late girlfriend Jennifer Syme, who is accusing MARILYN MANSON of supplying her daughter with cocaine and encouraging her to drive while inebriated, held a press conference in Los Angeles on Monday, April 8th to respond to MANSON's claim that her lawsuit was completely baseless, according to ...

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HAMMERFALL Outline Recording Schedule For Fourth CD

Sweden's HAMMERFALL are scheduled to enter Holland's Wisseloord studios with producer Charlie Bauernfeind (i.e. BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE) in early May to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album for a late 2002 release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to guitarist Oscar Dronjak, we will record the drums in Holland, bass in Germany and ...

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KORN, GODSMACK, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Among Latest RIAA Certifications

KORN's Follow The Leader was certified quintuple-platinum for US sales in excess of five million copies, while SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Toxicity and GODSMACK's Awake were each certified double-platinum for US sales in excess of two million copies. Elsewhere, INCUBUS' 1997 S.C.I.E.N.C.E. effort, SEVENDUST's Animosity, and DEFAULT's The Fallout have all been certified gold for ...

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SEPULTURA: Last-Ever Show With Max To Be Issued On CD

A live recording of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took place at Brixton Academy in London on December 16th, 1996, is tentatively scheduled to be released in CD form, under the title Live At Brixton, through ...

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PRONG: The 2002 US Tour Set List

The full set list for PRONG's appearance at The Galaxy in Santa Ana, California on April 3rd was as follows: 01. Another Worldly Device 02. Out Of This Misery 03. Dark Signs 04. One Outnumbered 05. Close The Door 06. Broken Peace 07. Rude Awakening 08. Caprice 09. Initiation (new) 10. Beg To Differ 11. ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Record New Demo, DEEP PURPLE Cover

TYPE O NEGATIVE have completed work on a nine-song demo for their upcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to be released through Roadrunner Records on October 29th. In other news, the band hit the studio last week to record a cover of the DEEP PURPLE classic "Highway Star" for possible inclusion on the upcoming ...

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STAIND Frontman Becomes Proud Father

Congratulations are in order for STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis and wife Vanessa who became the proud parents of a baby daughter, Zoe Jane Lewis, on Friday, April 5th. Zoe reportedly weighed in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces. ...

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