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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Collaborate With DMX

Members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE recently collaborated with rapper DMX on new music to be included in two upcoming movies, according to MTV.com. The song "Here I Come" appear on the soundtrack to Cradle 2 the Grave, which stars DMX and Jet Li, while "We Gonna Get It Right" will be featured as the ...

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ENDO Complete Pre-Production For New CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO are due to enter Ocean Studios in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) this coming Monday to begin recording their new album for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. According to the band, "we are very ...

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TOM MORELLO: I'm Mad About Leaked CORNELL/RAGE Recordings

Ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello has broken his silence about the leaked demo recordings of the unnamed project featuring Morello, former RATM bandmates Tim Commerford (bass) and Brad Wilk (drums), and ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell, which are widely available on the Internet and through various file-sharing applications. Asked to reveal his feelings about ...

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MOTOGRATER Select MUDVAYNE Producer For Upcoming Debut

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER will shortly enter a Vancouver, British Columbia studio with producer GGGarth Richardson (i.e. MUDVAYNE, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SPINESHANK) to begin work on their debut effort for No Name/Elektra Records. A fall release is expected. As previously reported, the much-talked-about group had originally signed with COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara's ...

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MAGOG Get Dissed

Swedish black metallers MAGOG were forced to scrap their plans for a 7" vinyl release via Totentroll Records (a Rage Of Achilles subsidiary) after the group's new song, "...And so Came the Storm", failed to impress the label honchos, who promptly decided to pull the plug on the entire project. Plans still exist for the ...

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HAMMERFALL Unveil Complete Track Listing For New CD

Sweden's HAMMERFALL are currently finishing up the lead guitar tracks and vocals for their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length studio album at HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in Tenerife, Spain. Ten songs are being recorded for the album, which is tentatively due to be released in late October through Nuclear Blast Records. The complete track ...

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RAGE, METALIUM Confirmed For Germany's BLIND GUARDIAN FESTIVAL

RAGE and METALIUM are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the Blind Guardian Festival, which is scheduled to take place at BGS Open Air Arena in Coburg/Bamberg, Germany on June 13-14, 2003. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: BLIND GUARDIAN A.O.K. BRAINSTORM FREEDOM CALL ...

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DOWNTHESUN Officially Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records have officially announced the signing of Kansas City's DOWNTHESUN. "Roadrunner has always signed the greatest bands," commented bassist Lance "Kuk" Collier. "Stuff that we grew up on, to some of the more recent bands." It was SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan that first caught wind of DOWNTHESUN, and he didn't have to look ...

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ENDO To Commence Recording Sophomore CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO are due to begin pre-production on their forthcoming studio album on July 6th at a Los Angeles studio with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. Among the tracks that are set to ...

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HALFORD Confirmed For Korea's SOYOROCK 2002 Festival

HALFORD have been confirmed as the headliners of this year's Soyorock 2002 (a.k.a. World Rock) festival, which is scheduled to take place in Kyung Gi Do, Korea on August 15-18. Other acts set to appear at the event include RAGE, GAMMA RAY and IRON BUTTERFLY. More bands will be confirmed in the weeks to come. ...

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HAMMERFALL's OSCAR DRONJAK: Working With Producer CHARLIE BAUERNFEIND Is "True Joy"

Sweden's HAMMERFALL are currently finishing up the rhythm guitar tracks and vocals for their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length studio album at HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in Tenerife, Spain. According to guitarist Oscar Dronjak, "working with [producer] Charlie [Bauernfeind, i.e. BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE] is a true joy. He is attentive to your ...

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RAGE, GAMMA RAY Confirmed For Korea's SOYOROCK 2002 Festival

RAGE, GAMMA RAY and IRON BUTTERFLY are among the acts confirmed for this year's Soyorock 2002 Festival, which is scheduled to take place in Kyung Gi Do, Korea on August 15-18. SAVATAGE, who were previously announced to be taking part in the festivities, were forced to cancel their appearance due to scheduling conflicts created by ...

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HAMMERFALL Go Completely Digital On Forthcoming CD

HAMMERFALL's as-yet-untitled fourth full-length studio album, which is currently being recorded at HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in Tenerife, Spain, is the group's first CD to be recorded completely digitally (i.e. there is no tape involved). "Renegade was done digitally, but still onto DA-88 tapes, so it doesn't quite qualify," stated guitarist Oscar ...

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RAGE Announce Asian Mini-Tour

Germany's RAGE will follow up an August 17th appearance at the World Rock Festival in Seoul, Korea (where they are scheduled to appear alongside SAVATAGE and LYNYRD SKYNYRD, among others) with a three-date headlining tour of Japan. The details are as follows: Aug. 17 – Seoul, KOR @ World Rock Festival Aug. 26 – Tokyo, ...

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CORNELL/RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: The Exclusive Preview

Contrary to recent reports, the as-yet-untitled project featuring former SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell and members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE is not set for a late summer release on Epic Records — or any other date — according to Allstar, who cited a spokesperson for the label as the source of the information. Meanwhile, a ...

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HAMMERFALL To Commence Recording Fourth CD

Sweden's HAMMERFALL are due to begin recording their fourth full-length album this week at Holland's Wisseloord studios, where they will track the drums before moving over to BLIND GUARDIAN's Twilight facility in Germany on May 13th to record the bass. The band will then head over to HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in ...

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MANTICORA To Issue "Hyperion" In October

Danish power metal merchants MANTICORA have completed work on their third full-length album, entitled Hyperion, at Aabenraa studios with producer Jacob Hansen (i.e. RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR, ANCIENT, ILLDISPOSED, WUTHERING HEIGHTS), for an October release through Italy's Scarlet Records. Mixed at Jailhouse studios by Tommy Hansen (i.e. HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS, BEYOND TWILIGHT), the forthcoming CD is a ...

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SWEDEN ROCK 2002: Final Line-Up Announced

The following is a complete list of acts (in alphabetical order) confirmed to appear at this year's Sweden Rock festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Sölvesborg, Sweden: 220 VOLT BRUCE DICKINSON CANDLEMASS DAMNED NATION DESTINY DOC HOLLIDAY DORO DREAM EVIL EVERGREY FATAL SMILE FIVE FIFTEEN ...

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RICK RENSTROM Inks Deal With Mascot Records

American guitarist RICK RENSTROM has signed a deal with Holland's Mascot Records. Rick is a fantastic guitarist who has overcome a physical handicap to join the ranks of the top heavy metal guitarists in the world, according to an official press release from the label. RENSTROM's new album is half vocal, half instrumental and features ...

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MEDICATION To Appear At Spain's ROCK MACHINA Festival

Los Angeles-based MEDICATION, who feature in their ranks former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, have reportedly been confirmed for the Rock Machina festival, which is scheduled to take place on July 27th in Spain. The full line-up ...

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OZZFEST: Pay To Play?

The following item was published in today's edition of New York Daily News: You would think having a hit show on MTV would be enough for Ozzy Osbourne. But the outrageous rocker wants more money, too. For his upcoming Ozzfest summer tour, the 53-year-old former BLACK SABBATH frontman and his wife and manager, Sharon, are ...

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