DIESEL MACHINE To Support SOULFLY, STATIC-X

Los Angeles' DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, will be the opening act at the first five shows on the upcoming SOULFLY/STATIC-X US tour (which will also feature SOIL and ONE SIDE ZERO). The dates are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Feb. 01 - ...

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SOILWORK: "Chaos" European Tentative Release Date Set

SOILWORK's upcoming fourth full-length album, Natural Born Chaos, is tentatively scheduled to be released in Europe on March 20th via Nuclear Blast Records. Natural Born Chaos was recorded at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producers Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and Fredrik Nordstrom, and it includes a guest appearance by Townsend in the track ...

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SKINLAB: Slave The Delay

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has confirmed via the group's official web site that the band were forced to push back the release of their third full-length CD, entitled reVOLT, to May (through Century Media Records) “due to [delays in] mastering and to make sure we have proper set-up time. This means making sure promo material ...

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DOWN To Master Sophomore CD For March Release

New Orleans supergroup DOWN, who feature in their ranks PANTERA's Philip Anselmo (vocals), C.O.C.'s Pepper Keenan (guitars), EYEHATEGOD's Jimmy Bower (drums), PANTERA's Rex Brown (bass) and CROWBAR's Kirk Windstein (guitars), have completed work on their sophomore full-length CD for Elektra Records and are due to master the effort at New York City's Sterling Sound facility ...

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EXODUS In Process Of Booking East Coast Shows

The reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS, who have been keeping busy in the recent weeks by playing out locally to enthusiastic albeit modestly-sized crowds, are reportedly in the process of booking shows on the east coast. An official web site is also said to be in the works and will be launched in ...

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Former HELMET Frontman Returns To Action With Solo Effort

Former HELMET mainman Page Hamilton has been quietly demoing new solo material and is presently shopping around for a record deal with the help of manager Dave Whitehead, who also handled HELMET. At the moment, a five-song demo is making the rounds featuring a heavy-yet-melodic direction that showcases Hamilton's much-improved vocals, which carry the material ...

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SINERGY Recruit Session Drummer For Upcoming Tour

SINERGY will be utilizing the services of Finnish drummer Janne Parviainen (i.e. WALTARI, BARATHRUM, JIMSONWEED) for the duration of the group's 2002 Suicide By My Side world tour. Although Parviainen will appear with the band as a session musician, a possibility exists that he will be upgraded to the status of a full-fledged member at ...

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