JESUS CHRYSLER SUPERSKUNK To Self-Finance Recording Of Debut Album

Germany's JCS (JESUS CHRYSLER SUPERSKUNK), who feature in their ranks former DESTRUCTION members Sven Vormann (drums), Michael "Ano" Piranio (guitar, also in EPHEMERA'S PARTY) and Thomas Rosenmerkel (vocals, also in EPHEMERA'S PARTY), along with DRYROT guitarist Micheal Gerstlauer, and NECRONOMICON/EPHEMERA'S PARTY bassist Bernhard "Erna" Matt, are contemplating the possibility of self-financing the recording of the ...

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NEVERMORE: CENTURY MEDIA Is To Blame For WARPED Cancellation

NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane has issued the following statement explaining the group's decision to cancel their appearance on the Warped tour: "We regretfully have to cancel the Warped dates due to the fact that Century Media will not give us the tour support to do the tour. Our A&R at CM was VERY helpful, but ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, MICHAEL ANTHONY: Upcoming Jam Schedule

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony will be joining ex-VH frontman SAMMY HAGAR and THE WABORITAS on stage at the following dates on the second leg of the HAGAR/ROTH tour: Jul. 25 - Ford Center - Oklahoma City, OK Jul. 26 - Sandstone Amphitheater - Kansas City, MO Jul. 28 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - San ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: No New Album Until 2003

TYPE O NEGATIVE have pushed back the tentative release date of their as-yet-untitled new album to early 2003, according to Roadrunner Records UK. As previously reported, TYPE O NEGATIVE are due to enter Systems 2 studios in Brooklyn, New York in the coming weeks to begin recording the follow-up to 1999's World Coming Down, which ...

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TIAMAT, PAIN To Embark On European Tour

TIAMAT will embark on their second tour of Europe between September 20th and the middle of October. Support at all dates will come from PAIN, featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren. Due to "father duty", guitarist Thomas Petersson will not participate in the upcoming trek and will be replaced temporarily by SOUTHFORK axeman Henrik Bergqvist. As ...

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SLAPSHOT Ink Deal With I SCREAM RECORDS

Veteran Boston hardcore act SLAPSHOT will issue their Greatest Hits, Slashes And Crosschecks CD in the US through Bridge 9 Records. An exact release date has yet to be announced. In other news, SLAPSHOT and Oi! side project STARS & STRIPES recently inked a deal with Belgium's I Scream Records and will be issuing new ...

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THROES OF DAWN Postpone Recording Sessions

Finland's THROES OF DAWN have postponed the recording sessions for their next album until November/December. An early 2003 release through Avantgarde/Wounded Love Records is expected. According to the band, "the reason why the studio sessions were postponed is that we felt that we needed more time to rehearse and didn't want to rush things. We ...

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