SLAYER Frontman Suffers Death In Family, Shows Likely Postponed

Unconfirmed reports indicate that SLAYER frontman Tom Araya was informed of his father's sudden passing following the group's headlining performance at Aerial Theatre in Houston, Texas last night, February 6th. As a result, it appears highly likely that at least the next couple of shows on SLAYER's current itinerary will be postponed or cancelled. The ...

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MANMADEGOD Enter Mixing Phase On Debut CD

San Francisco Bay Area's MANMADEGOD, featuring former FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero and drummer Steve Jacobs, have completed the recording process for their debut CD for American Recordings at Los Angeles' Ocean Studios and are currently mixing the effort at West Hollywood's Larrabee Studio East facility with Sean Beavan (i.e. SLAYER, MARILYN MANSON) and Rick Rubin ...

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TESTAMENT Pay Tribute To Fallen Inspiration

Several current and former members of TESTAMENT have offered their tributes and messages of condolences on the recent passing of EXODUS frontman Paul Baloff. The following are their words: Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT vocalist) “I would like to say that I will miss Paul Baloff and think of him always as a great frontier in the ...

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THE CULT "On Ice", Members Pursue Outside Projects

THE CULT are strongly rumored to have been put “on ice” indefinitely in the wake of the group's apparent dissatisfaction with the promotional push they'd received from Lava/Atlantic Records for their seventh album Beyond Good & Evil and the record's eventual lackluster sales performance (the album has shifted 161,052 copies in the US to date, ...

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420 MONKS Set Track Listing For Debut Full-Length CD

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, ex-ERACISM bassist David Saunders, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, will shortly begin work on their debut full-length CD for a tentative summer release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The full track listing for the effort ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Drop Bay Area Date On Guitarist Search Tour

LIMP BIZKIT have posted the following message on their official web site regarding the rescheduling of the Bay Area date of the Put Your Guitar Where Your Mouth Is guitarist search tour: “Permitting issues at all 4 Bay Area Guitar Centers have prevented the rescheduling of the Bay Area visit of the Put Your Guitar ...

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TNT Guitarist Signs Solo Deal

TNT guitarist Ronni Le Tekro has signed a solo deal with Escape Music and will release an already-completed album of recordings later in the year. In the meantime, Le Tekro will be contributing to an upcoming BOSTON tribute album via an appearance on the track "More Than A Feeling". ...

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