KORN Frontman Auctions Tickets To Exclusive Performance

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis successfully auctioned three tickets to the band's exclusive performance on May 29th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on the charity auction site Startrader.com. The winning bidder was Heather Osborne of San Diego who ended up paying $211 to see the show. Melissa Paul, assistant director of development for ...

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TNT Guitarist To Make Norwegian TV Appearance

TNT guitarist Ronni LeTekro will join Norwegian rockers INTRIGUE for a rendition of the track "Eadni Nieida", to be broadcast live on Norwegian TV2's Gullruten on June 8th from Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway. INTRIGUE are performing several dates in their home country in support of their recently-released Heavyjoik EP. ...

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PRONG Join DANZIG US Tour

PRONG have replaced MARDUK as the main support on the upcoming DANZIG North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off tomorrow, June 1st in Phoenix, Arizona. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 01 - Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre Jun. 02 - Albequerque, NM @ Midnight Rodeo Jun. 04 - El ...

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MY RUIN: Do Not Buy Our "Greatest Hits" CD

MY RUIN, who recently parted ways with their former label Snapper Music (as reported here several days ago), have issued a statement discouraging their fans from purchasing Blasphemous Girl, a "Best Of" double-CD compilation due through Snapper on June 24th. Here is the group's statement in its entirety: "On June 24, 2002, our former label ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Album Will Be "Big Improvement"

The current line-up of DESTRUCTION—bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, guitarist Mike Sifringer and drummer Marc Reign—are hard at work on the material for their next studio album, which is tentatively due to be recorded at the end of the year for an April 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to a statement posted at the ...

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SICK OF IT ALL To Issue Live Album

Veteran New York hardcore act SICK OF IT ALL will issue a live album entitled Live In A Dive on August 12th via Fat Wreck Records. In other news, the have been confirmed for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals in the UK on Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th, respectively. ...

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DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON: "I Am Not A Racist"

DEICIDE bassist/vocalist Glen Benton has issued the following statement in an attempt to clear up some of the rumors recently floating around regarding his views on racism and his possible departure from the group in order to join VITAL REMAINS on a full-time basis: "It has been brought to my attention that certain individuals are ...

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SEPULTURA: Live CD, DVD Release Dates Announced

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 as a double CD under the title Live At Brixton ...

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