SOILWORK: "Chaos" European Tentative Release Date Set

SOILWORK's upcoming fourth full-length album, Natural Born Chaos, is tentatively scheduled to be released in Europe on March 20th via Nuclear Blast Records. Natural Born Chaos was recorded at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producers Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and Fredrik Nordstrom, and it includes a guest appearance by Townsend in the track ...

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SKINLAB: Slave The Delay

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has confirmed via the group's official web site that the band were forced to push back the release of their third full-length CD, entitled reVOLT, to May (through Century Media Records) “due to [delays in] mastering and to make sure we have proper set-up time. This means making sure promo material ...

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DOWN To Master Sophomore CD For March Release

New Orleans supergroup DOWN, who feature in their ranks PANTERA's Philip Anselmo (vocals), C.O.C.'s Pepper Keenan (guitars), EYEHATEGOD's Jimmy Bower (drums), PANTERA's Rex Brown (bass) and CROWBAR's Kirk Windstein (guitars), have completed work on their sophomore full-length CD for Elektra Records and are due to master the effort at New York City's Sterling Sound facility ...

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EXODUS In Process Of Booking East Coast Shows

The reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS, who have been keeping busy in the recent weeks by playing out locally to enthusiastic albeit modestly-sized crowds, are reportedly in the process of booking shows on the east coast. An official web site is also said to be in the works and will be launched in ...

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Former HELMET Frontman Returns To Action With Solo Effort

Former HELMET mainman Page Hamilton has been quietly demoing new solo material and is presently shopping around for a record deal with the help of manager Dave Whitehead, who also handled HELMET. At the moment, a five-song demo is making the rounds featuring a heavy-yet-melodic direction that showcases Hamilton's much-improved vocals, which carry the material ...

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SINERGY Recruit Session Drummer For Upcoming Tour

SINERGY will be utilizing the services of Finnish drummer Janne Parviainen (i.e. WALTARI, BARATHRUM, JIMSONWEED) for the duration of the group's 2002 Suicide By My Side world tour. Although Parviainen will appear with the band as a session musician, a possibility exists that he will be upgraded to the status of a full-fledged member at ...

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MEDICATION To Record Full-Length CD In February

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD / SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE / LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, are currently finishing up the material for their forthcoming full-length CD and will enter the studio in February to ...

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VOIVOD: Snake-less SEX!

VOIVOD vocalist Snake was inexplicably replaced by CAFÉINE frontman Xavier during the former group's appearance at Montreal's Foufounes Electrique on December 30th as part of a bill that featured 10 local acts playing covers (as first reported here back on December 21st). VOIVOD guitarist Piggy (aka Denis D'Amour) and drummer Away (aka Michel Langevin) were ...

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