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DOPE, Others To Contribute To Upcoming WWF CD

DOPE will record a cover version of BILLY IDOL's “Rebel Yell” in its mobile recording studio for an upcoming, as-yet-undecided soundtrack. In other news, the band will contribute a new track, "No Chance in Hell", to the next WWF album, entitled WWF Forced Entry, which is due to come out on March 26th through Columbia ...

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TESTAMENT Pay Tribute To Fallen Inspiration

Several current and former members of TESTAMENT have offered their tributes and messages of condolences on the recent passing of EXODUS frontman Paul Baloff. The following are their words: Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT vocalist) “I would like to say that I will miss Paul Baloff and think of him always as a great frontier in the ...

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THE CULT "On Ice", Members Pursue Outside Projects

THE CULT are strongly rumored to have been put “on ice” indefinitely in the wake of the group's apparent dissatisfaction with the promotional push they'd received from Lava/Atlantic Records for their seventh album Beyond Good & Evil and the record's eventual lackluster sales performance (the album has shifted 161,052 copies in the US to date, ...

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SILVERGINGER 5 Movie Contribution Confirmed

THE WILDHEARTS mainman Ginger has confirmed via his official web site that SILVERGINGER 5's Walk Like A Motherf.cker" has been selected by famed Swedish video director Jonas kerlund for use in his upcoming movie Spun, which is scheduled to feature actor Mickey Rourke and is due later in the year. Other artists appearing on the ...

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CATHEDRAL Frontman Goes Hardcore!

CATHEDRAL frontman Lee Dorrian recently recorded a guest appearance on a “short, mid-80s-influenced hardcore” track called “Human Timebomb” for an American punk band called PSEUDO HEROES (featuring members of DOWN BY LAW) for the band's forthcoming album, which also includes guest vocal performances by Jerry A (POISON IDEA), Kam Lee (MASSACRE), John Stabb (GOVERNMENT ISSUE), ...

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M.O.D. Studio Report From Former ANTHRAX Axeman

Former ANTHRAX/current SEBASTIAN BACH guitarist Paul Crook has finished recording the basic tracks (drums, bass, guitar) for M.O.D. (Milano's On Drugs)'s brand new CD, which he's co-producing with ex-NUCLEAR ASSAULT bassist Scott Metaxas. According to Crook, "this record is sounding incredibly huge at the moment. I love the passing of knowledge that has been taking ...

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THE CULT Duo Join Ex-GNR Bassist On Stage In L.A.

THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy and drummer Matt Sorum (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) joined former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and his new band LOADED on stage at Pretty Ugly Club in Los Angeles, California on January 30th for a rendition of THE STOOGES' “I Wanna Be Your Dog”. ...

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BIOHAZARD's Schuler Checks In..And Out

BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler has posted the following message via the group's official web site at www.biohazard.com: “What up my friends! It's been a while since the last update, sorry, we just been so busy, so much has happened! Unfortunately, we were forced to cancel 9 shows on our US tour. [Guitarist] Billy ...

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Former ANTHRAX, NUCLEAR ASSAULT Duo To Produce New M.O.D. Album

Former ANTHRAX/current SEBASTIAN BACH guitarist Paul Crook and ex-NUCLEAR ASSAULT bassist Scott Metaxas, collectively known as Dynamic Duo Productions, are producing, engineering and mixing Billy Milano's new M.O.D. (MILANO ON DRUGS) record. Recording starts on January 24th at Big Blue Meanie Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey, with the mixing set to take place at Wayne ...

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BILLY MILANO Threatens S.O.D. Bandmates With "Beatdown"

Quote of the day: [ANTHRAX drummer] Charlie [Benante] and [ANTHRAX guitarist] Scott [Ian] got a beatdown coming maybe I'll just choke them a little until they cry. Or maybe they'll get caught in the mosh. Milano mosh, that is. S.O.D. frontman Billy Milano on his estranged bandmates in the wake of the recent ANTHRAX Behind ...

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ANTHRAX: "Behind The Music" War Of Words Continues

In the continuing saga that is Billy Milano/Danny Lilker vs. Scott Ian/Charlie Benante over the upcoming VH1 Behind The Music special on ANTHRAX (read our original report on the subject here), S.O.D. frontman Milano has posted yet another message on the Metal Maniacs magazine message board under the heading “The Truth Behind My ...

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STUCK MOJO, SICK SPEED, FOZZY Tidbits

An eight-track demo version of STUCK MOJO's “Raise The Deadman”, recorded solely by guitarist Rich Ward during the songwriting sessions for the group's Declaration Of A Headhunter CD, can be downloaded from this location. In related news, FOZZY—who feature in their ranks Ward and ex-STUCK MOJO/current SICK SPEED drummer Bud Fontsere—have completed ...

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BIOHAZARD Cancel First Three "Terrorism" Dates

BIOHAZARD were forced to cancel the first three stops of their Tour Against Terrorism (i.e. Toledo, Cleveland and Buffalo) due to guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei needing a revisit to the hospital for his foot ailment. The first show of the tour will now take place on Saturday, January 12th at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY (also ...

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ANTHRAX: “Behind The Music” Lies A Very Ugly Mess Indeed!

A minor controversy has erupted over the upcoming VH1 Behind The Music special on ANTHRAX, the interviews and background information for which are currently being collected and prepared for a tentative February/March air date. It appears that former ANTHRAX bassist and founding member Danny Lilker is being “blown off” (to use his own words) by ...

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Inscribe - SCAR CULTURE

Formerly known as SCRAPE (not to be confused with SKRAPE), New York death metallers SCAR CULTURE are a fairly derivative-sounding yet ferociously powerful act whose approach brings to mind all the best elements of DEICIDE, MORBID ANGEL and NAPALM DEATH, all rolled into one face-rippingly heavy package that is as aggressive as they ...

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Iommi - TONY IOMMI

When your name is Tony Iommi, virtually every metal musician will practically bend over backwards to collaborate with you in any way that they can, so it only follows that the list of guest stars appearing on this CD is a rather impressive one. Featuring ten songs and contributions from the likes of PANTERA's Phillip ...

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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 Nov 20, 2001

After a prolonged self-imposed absence, PRONG mastermind Tommy Victor is getting things back in gear with an eye toward releasing a new album in 2002. Currently based in Los Angeles, Victor has been quietly working on new demos over the past few months with the help of several musicians, including DIESEL ...

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Archive News Nov 19, 2001 - update 1

The recently-reunited classic CANDLEMASS line-up—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—will perform a five-song set at the Christmas bash, dubbed Black Lucia, of Sweden's premiere metal magazine, Close-Up (www.closeupmagazine.net), at Wildside (Daily's) in Stockholm, Sweden on December 13th. The event ...

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Archive News Nov 15, 2001

The reunited CANDLEMASS—featuring bassist/mainman Leif Edling, vocalist Messiah Marcolin, guitarist Lars Johansson, guitarist Matts 'Mappe' Bjorkman, and drummer Jan Lindh—have officially been confirmed for next year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8, 2002 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. As originally hinted here on September 26th ...

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