KAMELOT Commence Work On Follow-Up To "Karma"

KAMELOT have resumed the writing process for their as-yet-untitled new studio album, which will reportedly be the band's first concept release to date. Singer/songwriter Khan will be making a trip to Florida in March for the first of several meetings and writing sessions. The follow-up to last year's phenomenal Karma effort, KAMELOT's next CD “will ...

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DIESEL MACHINE Upcoming Shows Announced

L.A. heavyweights DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, will be performing at the Musicians Institute, 1655 N. McFadden Pl. in Hollywood this Saturday, March 2nd. The show is FREE, but all parties interested in attending must e-mail the group so that the band can put the names on the list. ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Refuses To Testify In-Person About Fan Death

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has refused to testify in-person at an Australian court's inquest into LIMP BIZKIT's possible role in the death of a 15-year-old girl at the 2001 Big Day Out Festival. Coroner Jacqueline Milledge had requested in-person testimony from Durst when Sydney's Glebe Coroner's Court started looking into the factors that contributed ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY: "I Know SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Win Grammy"

SLIPKNOT's Paul Gray on the possibility of the group winning a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category (for "Left Behind") at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS tonight, Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles: “It's cool that we're nominated. I ...

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California Supergroup Pick Working Name, Plot Recording/Gigging Schedule

The new rock supergroup featuring Neal Schon (guitar—JOURNEY), Sammy Hagar (vocals—ex-VAN HALEN), Deen Castronovo (drums—JOURNEY) and Michael Anthony (bass—VAN HALEN) have set PLANET US as the “working” name of the project, which recently laid down two original numbers with plans to track a full-length album later in the year. The quartet recorded the tracks "Vertigo" ...

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SUPERFIX Prepare To Record New Demo Amid Strong Label Interest

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axen (who handles lead vocals in the new group) and bassist Anna Kjellberg, are preparing to enter the studio shortly to record a brand three-song new demo for shopping purposes. Hot on the heels of the band's impressive Steve Tushar-produced four-song effort, which has ...

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CLAWFINGER Commence Work On Follow-Up To "A Whole Lot Of Nothing"

Swedish rap metallers CLAWFINGER have commenced the songwriting process for their fifth full-length CD at a recording studio they co-own with MESHUGGAH in the outskirts of Stockholm, “far away from pubs, restaurants and clubs, which is good, 'cos it means we can stay away from trouble and focus on work,” commented frontman Zak Tell. So ...

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