NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL Takes Shape

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TICKETS GO ON SALE FEBRUARY 2 FOR FOURTH ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL WORCESTER, Mass. - MassConcerts is proud to announce that the fourth annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will return to the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6. Individual day tickets ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Headline OZZFEST 2002

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SYSTEM OF A DOWN TO HEADLINE OZZFEST 2002 American Recordings artist SYSTEM OF A DOWN has been confirmed on this year's Ozzfest which is expected to kick off in July. The band is slated to headline, taking the stage just before Ozzy's closing set. SYSTEM OF A DOWN have played Ozzfest twice ...

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RED HARVEST Set Release Date For "Sick" CD

Norway's RED HARVEST have set April 15th as the release date for their forthcoming studio album, tentatively titled Sick Transit Gloria Mundi, which was recently recorded at Akkerhaugen Studios (i.e. EMPEROR, MYRKSKOG) with famed producer Neil Kernon (i.e. QUEENSRYCHE, NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). Scheduled to contain 11 songs, including an as-yet-unspecified cover of cult industrialists GGFH, ...

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DEATH's Demo CD Gets Shelved

The previously-announced February 11th release of DEATH's album of demo recordings, entitled Zero Tolerance, has now been “cancelled”, according to the group's official web site. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...

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BORKNAGAR Euro Festival Appearances Announced

Norway's BORKNAGAR have been confirmed to appear at the Summer Rocks 2002 Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8 in Budapest, Hungary. BORKNAGAR will also play at the Party San Open Air 2002 in Bad Berka, Germany, which takes place on August 9-10. More festival appearances will be announced shortly. ...

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TRENT REZNOR Slams "Nu-Metal"!

NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor has slammed the so-called nu-metal scene in the current issue Britain's Kerrang! magazine. "When I'm asked what do I think of a lot of the nu-metal bands that are out there, my response is that it seems really insincere to me, Reznor told the publication. 'I've had a really ...

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ANDY "Undie" SNEAP Shoots From The Hip!

It's been quite some time since we last got an official update from former SABBAT guitarist and acclaimed producer Andy Undie Sneap, so in the interest of making up for lost time, we will let this English fool fill us in what he's been up to. And while at it, we'll even let him have ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Get Remixed By Kyo-Jin

PITCHSHIFTER are set to have one of the tracks from their forthcoming CD, entitled PSI, remixed by Kyo-Jin, who remixed PITCHSHIFTER's song Hidden Agenda from the Deviant album (featured on the Dead Battery CD single). Kyo-Jin's last mix, a storming drum and bass reworking of the band's hip hop-infused Hidden Agenda was reportedly the band's ...

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