FEAR FACTORY Split Up!!

FEAR FACTORY have split up following frontman Burton C. Bell's decision to leave the band, a source within the group has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. According to reports, Bell had become increasingly unhappy with FEAR FACTORY's musical direction and no longer felt angry enough to sing in one of the world's most high-profile extreme metal bands. ...

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SHEAVY Complete Work On "Synchronized"

St. John's, Newfoundland stoner rockers SHEAVY have completed work on their new album, entitled Synchronized, at GAM Studios in Belgium with producer Mike Butcher (who had previously worked with BLACK SABBATH on their Sabotage and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath LPs, among others), and are scheduled to issue the effort in late spring/early summer through Rise Above ...

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SEVENDUST Pull Out Of Australian Tour With CREED

SEVENDUST have pulled out of their Australian tour with CREED, set to start in Brisbane next week, due to undisclosed unforeseen circumstances, according to a statement issued by the group's representatives. Tentative plans exist for SEVENDUST to return to Australia before the end of the year. In their place, new Universal Records signing CRASH PALACE ...

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QUEENSRYCHE "Empire" Re-Release, Frontman's Solo Album On The Way

QUEENSRYCHE frontman Geoff Tate and ex-QUEENSRYCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo came together yesterday to record a lengthy interview for the upcoming DVD/Audio re-release of Empire, which is scheduled to be issued through the EMI label in May/June. The disc will reportedly include a re-mastered version of Empire in Dolby 5.1, all the music videos, the above-mentioned ...

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ZIMMER'S HOLE, THE ALMIGHTY PUNCHDRUNK Team Up For Canadian Tour

ZIMMER'S HOLE, featuring guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, and THE ALMIGHTY PUNCHDRUNK, featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan, will team up for a Canadian tour that is scheduled to begin on March 30th in Nelson, British Columbia. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 30 - Royal ...

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