DIAMOND HEAD: No Original Band Reunion Planned!

Despite DIAMOND HEAD's previous announcement that the four original members of the band have been rehearsing and writing together for the first time since 1983, there will not be a reunion IN ANY FORM of the original line-up, according to a clarification statement issued by the group. As previously reported, DIAMOND HEAD mainman Brian Tatler, ...

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HALFORD To Issue Sophomore CD In April!

HALFORD's as-yet-untitled sophomore album, which is currently being tracked at a Los Angeles studio with producers Roy Z. (BRUCE DICKINSON/HELLOWEEN) and Richard Polodor (ALICE COOPER/3 DOG NIGHT/STEPPENWOLF), will be out in April through Metal-Is/Sanctuary Records, according to guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak (as reported by www.eddietrunk.com). ...

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QUEENSRYCHE To Start New CD In January!

QUEENSRYCHE are scheduled to enter the studio in January to begin recording their brand new CD, according to the band's official web site. In other news, the recording of vocalist Geoff Tate's solo album is five days away from completion, after which the disc will be sent off for mixing, which is set to begin ...

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ANTHRAX: A Sign Of The "Times"!

The renowned and respected daily newspaper The New York Times published an article on the band ANTHRAX in the “Arts” section of its Thursday, December 27th edition, under the headline “What's In A Band's Name? Plenty If It's ANTHRAX”. The story, which carried a generally positive tone, inevitably got a few facts wrong, referring to ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Offer Apology To German Fans!

CANNIBAL CORPSE have issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of their last show of the X-Mass Festivals at Alarm! in Zwickau, Germany (which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 22nd): “We are deeply sorry to all the fans that attended the X-Mass Fest show at Alarm! in Zwickau, Germany wanting to see ...

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SINERGY: Drummer-less Once Again!

Finland's SINERGY have parted ways with drummer Swedish skinsman Mats Karlsson two months after enlisting him as the replacement for Tonmi Lillman (who left the group in order to concentrate on his work with TO/DIE/FOR). Here is an official statement on the matter from vocalist Kimberly Goss: “Do we have bad luck with drummers or ...

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ACHERON Pull Off INCANTATION Tour!

Due to unspecified disagreements with the booking agent, ACHERON will not be part of the February 2002 Upheaval Of Blasphemy European Tour with INCANTATION. There is no word yet on what band will be taking their place on the bill, which will also include INIQUITY and INFERNAL POETRY. ...

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METAL UK: A Metalhead's Delight!

BLABBERMOUTH.NET readers looking for more cool metal sites to check out would be wise to pay a visit to Britain's METAL UK (www.metaluk.com), which just recently got overhauled with new streamlined look that is mighty easy on the eye. There is plenty of content to keep a metalhead satisfied, not the least of ...

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