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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AMARAN Complete Work On Debut CD

Sweden's AMARAN, featuring ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, have completed work on their debut, tentatively titled A World Depraved, at Denmark's Aabenraa Studio (i.e. INIQUITY, AURORA, WITHERING SURFACE) with INVOCATOR frontman Jacob Hansen at the production helm. Tentatively due to be released in April through Listenable Records, A World Depraved will feature the following 10 cuts: ...

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EMPEROR Frontman To Guest On ARCTURUS CD

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn will make a guest appearance on the track "Radical Cut" on the brand new ARCTURUS album, entitled The Sham Mirrors. ARCTURUS' The Sham Mirrors is due to be issued in North America through The End Records on April 9th and in Europe via VME (formerly Voices Of Wonder) on April 8th. ...

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