KREATOR: New Studio Album To Be Recorded In May 2004

German thrashers KREATOR will enter the studio in May 2004 to begin recording their new album, tentatively due late next year through SPV Records. The band are currently preparing for the "Art Of Noise Part 2" tour (also featuring NILE, VADER, AMON AMARTH and GOATWHORE), which is scheduled to kick off on October 1 in ...

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SEETHINGS: MP3 Samples Posted Online

SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band fronted by former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, have posted MP3 clips of three songs from their debut album, "Parallels", due in Europe and Scandinavia on October 27 through Scarlet Records. Check them out: "Slow Healer" (mp3), "This Hole" (mp3), and "Tonight" (mp3). Division Records ...

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EPHEL DUATH To Begin Pre-Production For New CD

Italian avant-jazz-metal band EPHEL DUATH are currently working on new compositions for their third album, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005 through Elitist Records. "We'll start with our long-time producer Paso the instrumental pre-production of a couple of new songs titled 'Imploding' and 'New Disorder' at the end of September," reads a post from founder ...

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CRIMINAL To Enter Studio In October

CRIMINAL, the formerly Chile-based act who feature in their ranks ex-PENTAGRAM mainman Anton Reisenegger and former EXTREME NOISE TERROR drummer Zac O'Neil, will enter Springvale Studios in Suffolk, U.K., on October 3 to record the follow up to 2001's "Cancer". The album will be produced by the band and engineered by Mark Harwood, whose previous ...

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SHARON Says She Left OZZY For Short Time This Spring

Sharon Osbourne said she briefly left her husband, Ozzy, around the time their teenage son, Jack, entered rehab this spring, according to the Associated Press. The Osbourne matriarch said that while the family was waiting for a bed to become available for Jack at a treatment center, her rock-star husband continued abusing alcohol and prescription ...

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DOPE To Release 'Group Therapy' In October

DOPE will release their third album, "Group Therapy", on October 21 through Recon Records/Artemis, according to Billboard.com. The enhanced disc will feature videos created by frontman Edsel Dope for all 13 songs on the album. "Group Therapy" will be the follow-up to 2001's "Life", which debuted at No. 6 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart, and has ...

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HELLOWEEN Guitarist Talks About The 'Shortage Of Men' In America

HELLOWEEN guitarist Michael Weikath recently spoke to KNAC.com about dealing with female attention during the group's early tours in America. "There were groupies, and then there were non-groupies," he explained. "There were some girls who were interested in the personalities. There was something else I found out, too. There's a shortage of men in America, ...

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