STAMPIN' GROUND Commence Pre-Production For New CD

Britain's STAMPIN' GROUND recently hooked up with acclaimed producer Andy Sneap (i.e. MACHINE HEAD, STUCK MOJO, ARCH ENEMY) at his studio in Derbyshire to demo their whole upcoming album live. According to the band, "after a 16-hour day, we had it all down, minus the vocals—we ran out of time. Should be able to fix ...

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TWO HIT CREEPER Land VANS WARPED TOUR Dates

Los Angeles-based TWO HIT CREEPER will be appearing on the Vans Warped Tour from July 2nd through July 14th on the Criterion Records stage. The dates are as follows: Jul. 02 - Phoenix, AZ @ Peoria Sports Complex Jul. 03 - Chula Vista, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre Lot Jul. 05 - Las Vegas, NV @ ...

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40 GRIT Finish Tracking Music For Sophomore CD

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT have completed tracking all the music for their sophomore album, entitled Nothing to Remember, and are currently laying down the vocals for the effort, which is expected to be fully completed by mid-July. Among the song titles that are set to appear on the upcoming CD are the following: ...

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CATHEDRAL To Enter Studio To Record "Songs Of Praise"

CATHEDRAL are scheduled to enter Chapel Studios on July 2nd with producer Kit Woolven (who had previously worked with the group on their Carnival Bizarre and Supernatural Birth Machine albums) to record their seventh album, tentatively entitled Songs Of Praise, for a late 2002 release through the group's new label Dreamcatcher Records. As previously reported, ...

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DOWNTHESUN Officially Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records have officially announced the signing of Kansas City's DOWNTHESUN. "Roadrunner has always signed the greatest bands," commented bassist Lance "Kuk" Collier. "Stuff that we grew up on, to some of the more recent bands." It was SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan that first caught wind of DOWNTHESUN, and he didn't have to look ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's "Attack": More Details Revealed

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has written around 19 songs for his forthcoming album, entitled Attack, which is currently being produced by MALMSTEEN and engineered by Tom Fletcher in Miami, Florida. However, only 14 tracks are expected to make the final CD, which is unlikely to surface before September. Says YNGWIE: "There are quite a few different sounding ...

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