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SEBASTIAN BACH Fired By 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Producers

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach was reportedly terminated by the producers of the national touring revival of the Rice-Webber rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar". No further information is available at this time. In an interview published in January in the Asheville Citizen-Times, Bach spoke proudly of his involvement in the production, stating that "I ...

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NEVERMORE: Nearly Done Recording

NEVERMORE are nearly done tracking their new CD, "Enemies Of Reality", at a Seattle studio with producer Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE, SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, DOKKEN). According to drummer Van Williams, "drums, bass, guitars are finished except Warrel [Dane] has to finish up vocals. So far It's turning out great, I don't think it will disappoint!" ...

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GOATWHORE Name New Album, Push Back Release Date

New Orleans-based GOATWHORE, who feature in their ranks vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II (SOILENT GREEN) and guitarist Sammy Duet (ACID BATH, CROWBAR), have set "Funeral Dirge For The Rotting Sun" as the title for their new album, due in early April through Rotten Records. The group, who recently added a second guitarist in the shape ...

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SUFFOCATION, PYREXIA, SKINLESS Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATH FEST 2003

SUFFOCATION, PYREXIA, SKINLESS and ABORTED are among the acts confirmed for Maryland Death Fest 2003, a three-day death metal festival scheduled to take place May 23-25 at The Thunderdome in Baltimore, Maryland. The complete lineup for the event (in alphabetical order) is as follows: ABORTED (Belgium) ABUSE (Canada) ARTERY ERUPTION (California) BRODEQUIN (Tennessee) CINERARY (Illinois) ...

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INCANTATION Announce New Frontman

INCANTATION founding member John McEntee has officially taken over the vocal duties in the group. According to an official press release, "John did a fantastic job on the Mexico dates, and he will continue to do the vocals for INCANTATION until the band's end. His style is in the brutal, blasphemous vein that people have ...

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PAGANIZER Hard At Work On 'Murder.Death.Kill'

Swedish death metallers PAGANIZER are currently completing work on their fourth full-length album, "Murder.Death.Kill", for a tentative late April release through Xtreem Music. The follow-up to last year's "Dead Unburied" is being recorded in two separate sessions, with the first half of the CD having been tracked in October 2002 at Soundlab Studios with producer ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'The Dirt': Truth Or Fiction?

MÖTLEY CRÜE's acclaimed 2001 autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", has been widely hailed as perhaps the greatest rock 'n' roll bio of all time — a stunningly "honest" account that sees the four members of the group openly delving into the dirtiest, squishiest and most disgusting details of the ...

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'Home Alone' Star Gives Smoking Lesson To MARILYN MANSON

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Macaulay Culkin had to teach Marilyn Manson to smoke for his role as transvestite entertainer Christina in "Party Monster", the Sundance film about club-kid killer Michael Alig. "We were shooting in a nasty neighborhood in Brooklyn and Mac takes Marilyn to ...

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MADDER MORTEM To Support OPETH In Europe

Norway's MADDER MORTEM will be supporting Swedish metal masters OPETH throughout the months of February and March. This tour will mark MADDER MORTEM's return to Central European stages after their support slot on the TRISTANIA / ROTTING CHRIST / VINTERSORG tour in Autumn of 2001. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 09 – Paris, FRA ...

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Ex-STRYPER Drummer Lines Up BLISSED Dates

BLISSED, featuring former STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet, have lined up the following dates during January: Jan. 10 – Bakersfield, CA @ Station316 Jan. 11 – Hayward, CA @ the Hangout Jan. 12 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction Feb. 07– Arlington, TX @ Dreamworld Feb. 08 – Canton, TX @ RevelationRoom Feb. 09 - San ...

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JACK OSBOURNE Gets Action In The John

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Ozzy Osbourne's son, Jack, is 17. You'd think he could go to the bathroom by himself. Ozzy's demon seed was hanging out with pro skateboarder Jason Dill Sunday night at the new lower East Side lounge Pianos. Also there was an ...

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MARILYN MANSON's Girlfriend Speaks Out On Life With 'The Anti-Christ'

MARILYN MANSON's photographs of girlfriend Dita Von Teese are featured in the December issue of Playboy magazine. In a 10-page pictorial in the magazine, fetish model Von Teese is photographed in a giant champagne glass, aboard a fairground merry-go-round and inside a gilded cage. Recently interviewed by Steppin' Out magazine, Dita made it clear that ...

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DEVILEECH Change Studio Location For Forthcoming Album

Portuguese extreme metal act DEVILEECH have changed their minds about recording their second album at Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman, because "the band needs a more powerful and distinct sound [than the one offered by said facility]," according to an official Maquiavel Music Entertainment newsletter. At this time, likely candidates for a recording studio for the ...

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ABORTED Set Track Listing For 'Goremageddon'

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED are tentatively due to record their next full-length CD, entitled Goremageddon: The Saw And The Carnage Done, in November for a March 2003 release through Listenable Records. 10 tracks will be recorded for the album, including a cover of CARCASS' "Carnal Forge" and a new version of the track "Sea ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION To Headline Ireland's HELLFEST 2002

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION will headline Hellfest 2002, a one-day extreme metal festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 3rd at The Rosetta Bar in Belfast, Ireland. The complete list of acts confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR DESTRUCTION DERANGED RIFFMASTER GENERAL GAMA BOMB WAYLANDER ABADDON INCARNATE COLDWAR HONEY FOR CHRIST ...

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KATAKLYSM To Launch Fresh Touring Campaign, Pursue Outside Projects

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have just returned from the Death Across America tour and are preparing to embark on a full-scale coast to coast Canadian tour in September/October, with support coming via Montreal's NECRONOMICON and Toronto's BLOOD OF CHRIST. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. According to an official press release, the Shadows ...

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OZZFEST 2002 Live CD: Track Listing Revealed

The running order for the Ozzfest 2002 Live CD has been finalized and a release date has been set for September 3rd through Columbia Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. OZZY OSBOURNE - War Pigs (BLACK SABBATH cover) 02. SYSTEM OF A DOWN - Needles 03. ROB ZOMBIE - ...

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SLAYER Announce London In-Store

SLAYER will be conducting an in-store signing session at HMV's Oxford Street store in London, England on Tuesday, July 16th at 5:30 PM. On July 15th, SLAYER will release a collector's edition of their latest CD, God Hates Us All, and a new DVD. The collector's edition of GHUA will include the original banned sleeve ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Set Title, Release Date For New CD

Greece's ROTTING CHRIST have set Genesis as the title of their brand new album, which was recently completed at Stage One Studios in Germany (where the group's Triarchy of the Lost Lovers CD was recorded) with producer Andy Classen. An August 26th release through Century Media Records is expected. As previously reported, ROTTING CHRIST are ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: "Sometimes It Feels Good To Be Miserable"

In the new issue of Sweden's premiere metal publication, Close-Up Magazine, journalist Martin Carlsson speaks at length with vocalist Phil Anselmo on a number of topics, including his numerous side projects, PANTERA and Anselmo's past and present drug use. The interview was conducted over the phone on May 4th, while the singer was staying at ...

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FEAR FACTORY's "Concrete" To Surface On July 30th

FEAR FACTORY may have recently passed on into heavy metal history following their latest album Digimortal, but the band's legacy lives on not only in their catalog, which includes the gold-certified Obsolete, but in the forthcoming release of their never-before heard album Concrete, produced by heavy music guru Ross Robinson. On July 30th, fans of ...

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