The SLIPKNOT/STATIC-X Collaboration: "We Didn't Break Up"

SLIPKNOT's Joey Jordison and STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, who recently decided to drop the band name THE REJECTS for their long-running side project, have issued the following statements explaining their decision to part ways with singer Dizzy and recruit vocalist Wednesday 13 of THE FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13: Joey Jordison: "Listen...... I don't ...

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Former SABBAT Guitarist Speaks Out On Revamped Group

Former SABBAT guitarist and acclaimed metal producer Andy Sneap recently explained his reasons for not linking up with ex-SKYCLAD frontman Martin Walkyier in the revamped version of the former group, which is presently calling itself RETURN TO THE SABBAT. “The way I originally heard about [the reunion] was from one of the guys at Earache ...

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Former TIAMAT Bassist Completes Work On Debut LITHIUM CD

Sweden's LITHIUM, featuring former TIAMAT bassist Johnny Hagel, have completed work on their as-yet-untitled debut album. The 11-song effort will include the following tracks, among others: 01. Anti Anthem 02. Cold 03. Ugly Friend A late 2002 release through an as-yet-undetermined label is expected. For more info, contact: [email protected] ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Frontman Goes Panties-Shopping

The following item originally appeared in today's edition of The New York Post: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland was on the streets of SoHo yesterday in his pajamas, asking passersby where he could buy women's panties. Weiland wasn't back on drugs. When he flew in from California to play the Hammerstein Ballroom last night, ...

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KORN To Tour With PUDDLE OF MUDD, DEADSY

KORN have tapped PUDDLE OF MUDD and DEADSY to open their North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off on June 20th First Union Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. KORN will reportedly release the full itinerary for the upcoming trek via their revamped web site tomorrow, Friday, April 19th. The preliminary dates for the KORN/DEADSY/PUDDLE ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist To Collaborate With DRY KILL LOGIC, WARMACHINE

Former MEGADETH bassist Dave Ellefson spent the weekend of April 6-7 in New York assisting Roadrunner Records recording artists DRY KILL LOGIC with the songwriting process for the latter's sophomore full-length effort, which is tentatively due in late 2002. In other news, Ellefson will shortly collaborate with the Toronto, Canada-based four-piece WARMACHINE on the band's ...

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GRAVE To Perform At Stockholm's The Shrine

Reunited Swedish death metallers GRAVE will be performing at The Shrine in Stockholm on April 26th. Also set to appear at the venue are THE ROBOTS, THE MAGGOTS, SIDEBURN and MANDO DIAO. As previously reported, GRAVE entered Sunlight Studios in Stockholm on Sunday, March 3rd with producer Tomas Skogsberg to begin work on their long-awaited ...

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