SENTENCED, LACUNA COIL: More European Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming SENTENCED European headlining tour, which will feature LACUNA COIL in the opening slot. Confirmed shows so far are as follows: Oct. 30 – Lille, FRA @ Le Splendid Oct. 31 – London, UK @ Mean Fiddler Nov. 01 – Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob Nov. 02 – Haarlem, ...

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KORN Unlikely To Perform At FAMILY VALUES 2002

Although it's unlikely that KORN will be playing Family Values 2002 this fall, the originators of the traveling tour and one of the acts to perform on its inaugural lineup will still be involved in the organizational aspects of the upcoming trek. "After we go and tour Europe, we're going to come back and do ...

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"THE OSBOURNES" Dolls Coming To A Store Near You

Among the onslaught of OZZY OSBOURNE-related items that are due to surface on the market shortly will be an extensive line of bobble-head dolls depicting Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly, and Jack Osbourne. There are four different dolls for each family member—7-inch talking and non-talking models, 3-inch mini-bobbles, and bobble-head pens—with Ozzy's talking model saying, "I love ...

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SALEM Shoot Video Clip For "Al Taster"

Israeli death metallers SALEM have set "Al Taster" as the first single and video from their forthcoming Collective Demise CD, which is due to receive a European release in September through Germany's KMG/System Shock Records. The band finished shooting a promo clip for the track over the weekend and are due in the editing room ...

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AEON Part With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Sweden's AEON have replaced drummer Arttu Malkki with Nils Fjellström. According to a message posted on the band's web site, "the reason [for Arttu's departure] was lack of interest and will to play this kind of music. He thought it was more pain then pleasure to play, and that's not the way it's meant to ...

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WARLORD: More MP3s Posted Online

The reunited '80s metallers WARLORD, featuring guitarist William J. Tsamis, drummer Mark S. Zonder (i.e. FATES WARNING), and latest addition, vocalist Joacim Cans (i.e. HAMMERFALL), have posted additional MP3 clips from their forthcoming comeback album, entitled Rising Out Of The Ashes, at this location. The four cuts featured are as follows: 01. Invaders ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH: "I Have To Do What Needs To Be Done"

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's record label, Roadrunner Records, issued a statement earlier today acknowledging vocalist Jesse Leach's absence from the group's upcoming activities, but suggesting that this will be only a temporary arrangement and indicating that plans exist for the frontman to return to the band at a later date. "Due to personal issues and vocal strain, ...

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KISS Negotating With Large Indies, To Issue New Full-Length In 2003

Having recently parted ways with the Universal Records Group (i.e. Mercury/PolyGram), KISS' Gene Simmons has reportedly been talking to several large independent record labels—including Spitfire—about inking a new deal for the band. However, while recent speculation has centered around the release of the group's long-completed Alive IV project, it now appears that Simmons and partner ...

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