COAL CHAMBER's DEZ FAFARA Launches DEATHRIDE

COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara has reportedly started a side project called DEATHRIDE. The new group is said to have already completed writing over 20 tracks, some of which are being described as "much heavier than COAL CHAMBER" and featuring "more technical" musicianship than that found in Fafara's main band. Unconfirmed rumors also indicate that ...

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JIMI HENDRIX's Brother Files Suit To Gain Share Of Estate

The brother of JIMI HENDRIX filed suit Friday to gain what he considers his fair share of Hendrix's estate, according to Hits Daily Double. Hendrix's legacy was controlled by his father, Al Hendrix, who died in April at age 82, leaving nearly everything to his adopted daughter. In the father's will, Janie Hendrix was given ...

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RACER X To Commence Work On New Album

The reunited RACER X, featuring JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis, ex-MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert, and ex-BADLANDS drummer Jeff Martin (on vocals!), are scheduled to enter Batgirl Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada in September to record a new CD for a Christmas 2002 Japanese release. According to Gilbert, "Jeff Martin, John Alderete, Scott Travis, and ...

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EVEREVE To Record Fifth CD

Germany's EVEREVE will enter Commusication Studios in Frankenthal in November to begin recording fifth full-length album for an early 2003 release through Massacre/Sony Records. ...

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THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL Announce German, Dutch Dates

Norway's THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL will embark on a tour of Germany and Holland during September/October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 27 - Lübeck, GER @ Raider's Café Sep. 28 - Rotterdam, NETH @ Baroeg Sep. 29 - Essen, GER @ Zeche Karl Sep. 30 - Leiwen, GER @ Monopol Oct. 01 - ...

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MURDER SQUAD Studio Photos Posted Online

Sweden's MURDER SQUAD, featuring DISMEMBER bassist Rickard Cabeza, DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Kärki, ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnwind, have posted a bunch of photos taken during the recording sessions for their forthcoming sophomore effort, Ravenous, Murderous, via their official web site at this location. As previously reported, the album, which ...

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P.O.D. Cancel European Tour

P.O.D. have been forced to cancel their European tour as a result of vocalist Sonny Sandoval experiencing discomfort from a herniated disc in his neck and his lower back. Apparently, Sonny's doctors feel that he may need surgery sooner rather than later and have advised the frontman to rest up before committing to additional live ...

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