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Former RAINBOW Keyboardist Working On Musical

Former RAINBOW keyboardist David Rosenthal is currently working on a new musical called Movin' Out. Conceived, choreographed and directed by Twyla Tharp and based on the songs of Billy Joel, the musical will open on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre on October 24th. Told through 26 of Billy's songs, Movin' Out follows the lives ...

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S.O.D. Dies Again: By SCOTT IAN

S.O.D./ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has posted the following message on the official ANTHRAX web site at www.anthraxtheband.com: "Sergeant D, Icon of Race Relations, Zombie, Raconteur, Dies Again "Sergeant D, one of the most controversial figures of the last two decades, died again yesterday in Bayside, New York. Cause of death was given as ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS To Open Killer Museum

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis is currently working with artist Phil Coleman and architect Arthur Rosenblatt to create a museum in Los Angeles to house his extensive collection of serial killer memorabilia, according to MTV.com. Davis has reportedly been buying mass murderer art and artifacts for several years, and has amassed a series of works owned ...

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Former ALIEN Singer Bounces Back With Solo Release

Former ALIEN singer Jim Jidhed, one of the greatest voices of AOR, is coming back with his first solo album in 12 years. Containing material written largely by Jidhed himself, the singer's first solo album since 1990 is being produced by Tommy Denander and will also include songs penned by Steve Perry (JOURNEY), Cliff Magness ...

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THE GATHERING Continue Writing Frenzy For Upcoming CD

Holland's THE GATHERING are continuing work on the material for their upcoming studio release, which they hope to issue at the end of the year through their own Psychonaut Records (pending a potential lawsuit from longtime label Century Media Records, who are said to have the band under contract for another album). Among the working ...

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FILTER Frontman Explains Meaning Behind Title Of Forthcoming CD

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick recently elaborated on his explanation for why he selected The Amalgamut as the title of the group's forthcoming studio CD, due through Reprise Records in July. According to Patrick, I called the record The Amalgamut because I took a trip across the country and started to realize that everything in America ...

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FILTER-Approved DUALESC Set Release Date For Debut Full-Length

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC have set May 28th as the release date for their upcoming debut full-length CD, entitled Through The Floods, Not With Them, which will include a four-song recording produced by FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and engineer Rae Dileo at their Abyssinian Sons Studios last February. The group are planning on returning to the ...

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FILTER-Approved DUALESC To Sign With Rise, Record Debut CD

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC are on the verge of signing a deal with Rise Records for the release of their upcoming debut full-length CD, which will include a four-song recording produced by FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and engineer Rae Dileo at their Abyssinian Sons Studios last February. The group are planning on returning to the studio ...

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"Queen Of The Damned" Track Listing Announced

The Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which features material co-written by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and former OINGO BOINGO keyboardist Richard Gibbs and is due to be issued through Warner Bros. Records on February 19th, will contain the following track listing: 01. Wayne Static of STATIC-X - "Not Meant For Me" 02. David Draiman of ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Lands On Frontiers, Gets Dissed By "Queen"

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current TALISMAN / HUMANIMAL singer Jeff Scott Soto will likely ink a deal with Frontier Records for the release of his new solo project following his “amicable” split with the Z label earlier in the month. A fall release is expected. Meanwhile, Soto's contributions to the upcoming Queen Of The Damned movie soundtrack ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Appear On "Damned" Soundtrack!

Marilyn Manson recently entered a Los Angeles, CA area studio to record vocals for a track composed by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and Richard Gibbs (OINGO BOINGO) for the upcoming Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which is tentatively due to be released on February 19th. Manson provided vocals on the song "Redeemer", according to the ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's Durst Gets Pied: The Photographic Evidence!

Congratulations are in order for Oregon native Richard Petrillo, who hit LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst in the back of the head with a coconut cream pie on January 13th in Clackamas, Oregon (to view photographic evidence of this glorious occasion, click here). According to reports, LIMP BIZKIT were returning from lunch to ...

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FU MANCHU Lens Video For "Squash That Fly"

FU MANCHU completed filming a video for "Squash That Fly", the first single off the group's California Crossing CD, in Los Angeles last month. The video was directed by Richard Reines, whose past credits include videos for NEW FOUND GLORY and the BLOODHOUND GANG video for "Bad Touch”. The “Squash That Fly” clip will be ...

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FILTER Nearly Done With "The Amalgamut"

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and producers Rae Dileo and Ben Grosse are nearing the end of the mixdown process at Los Angeles' The Mixroom Studios for the upcoming FILTER release, entitled The Amalgamut, which is set to be issued in late spring through Reprise Records. According to a posting by Patrick on the band's official ...

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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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Swedish AOR Supergroup Unleashes Debut Offering!

SILVER SERAPH is the name of an all-star Swedish act featuring Pete Sandberg (ex-ALIEN/JADE) on vocals, Richard Andersson (MAJESTIC) on keyboards, Peter Wildoer (MAJESTIC) on drums, Jens Lundahl on bass and Jrgen Birch-Jensen (JADE/BAI BANG) on guitars. The group's debut CD, which was recently issued in Japan, contains the following track listing: 01. Aftermath 02. ...

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CONTROL DENIED To Complete Work On Sophomore CD In Chuck's Honor!

Despite the recent passing of CONTROL DENIED mainman Chuck Schuldiner, the remaining members of the groupbassist Steve DiGiorgio, vocalist Tim Aymar, guitarist Shannon Hamm, and drummer Richard Christyappear determined to complete work on the band's long-awaited sophomore effort, entitled When Machine and Man Collide, for a late 2002 release through Hammerheart Records. According to reports, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST and HALFORD Plot Their Attack!

JUDAS PRIEST performed an extended set at London's Brixton Academy last night for the filming of an upcoming DVD, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued in late 2002. Among the tracks that PRIEST were scheduled to play were the following: 01. Metal Gods 02. Heading Out To The Highway 03. Grinder 04. Touch Of ...

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Archive News Nov 28, 2001

SOULFLY are scheduled to perform at Salon 21 in Mexico City, Mexico on December 15th. Additional South American dates, including a possible Santiago, Chile gig on December 13th, will be announced shortly.


An MP3 file of the track “The Storm”, taken from KING DIAMOND's upcoming Abigail Part ...

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Archive News Oct 31, 2001

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One confirmed, in an online posting at the group's official web site at www.powerman5000.com, that the group have parted ways with bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Al Pahanish, a move that was first reported here on Monday, October 29th. Here is the vocalist's statement in its entirety:

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