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THE COTTON SOETERBOEK BAND Begin Work On Debut Album

U.S.-based hard rock act THE COTTON SOETERBOEK BAND are currently recording their self-titled debut album in Los Angeles. The sessions are being engineered by Mike Milchner at Piranha Studios. The lineup for the album is as follows: Robert Soeterboek (AYREON) - Vocals Alan Cotton (MAESTRO ALEX GREGORY) - Guitar Mike Davis (HALFORD) - Bass Butch ...

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KORN: New Songtitles Revealed

According to a post on the KORN fan site KornWeb.cjb.net, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis revealed during an online chat Tuesday night (March 29) several songtitles that are set to appear on the group's new CD, tentatively due in September. Among the cuts that are slated for inclusion on the follow-up to 2003's "Take ...

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F5: Former MEGADETH Bassist's New Band Sign With JVC

F5, the new Phoenix-based band featuring former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, drummer David Small, and guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, have inked a deal with JVC Records for the Asian release of their debut album. "We are in discussions with other labels now for release throughout the rest of ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Guest On NBC's 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

According to RCA Records, VELVET REVOLVER will be the musical guests on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday, April 7. Non-musicial guests on the show include actress Brittany Murphy and comic Dave Attell. In other news, VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum has posted the following entry in his online "journal": "Rocking Canada ...

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MASTODON: New Single Transcribed In GUITAR WORLD

The new single from Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON has been transcribed for Guitar World magazine. The lead-off track, "Blood and Thunder", from the band's widely acclaimed album "Leviathan", is available as tablature in the May 2005 issue of Guitar World, on stands now. MASTODON, currently in the midst of a U.S. headlining tour, just ...

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KORN Frontman Welcomes Addition To Family

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and wife Deven welcomed a son, Pirate Howsmon Davis, on March 18. "He is so beautiful. I can't describe how im feeling right now," Davis writes on his ButtSexCrips.com web site. "Pirate is healthy and Deven is doing great. It's a trip. I was born January 18 and Nathan [Jonathan's 9-year-old ...

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Planets - ADEMA

ADEMA has survived blows that might have permanently crippled or killed many other bands. The group was dropped by its previous record label, Arista, after the disappointing sales of its second album, "Unstable". Then Mark Chavez, lead singer and half-brother of KORN's Jonathan Davis (a fact emphasized in the initial publicity campaigns for the group), ...

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SIRENIA Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

SIRENIA, the Norwegian gothic metal band featuring former TRISTANIA guitarist/vocalist Morten Veland, have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Having been a staple in the gothic/metal/rock scene for years, SIRENIA have released two successful albums to date ("At Sixes And Sevens" and "An Elixir For Existence") and recently toured Europe with TIAMAT, PAIN and ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Complete Details Revealed

It's big. It's bad. And it's back for more. Got a problem with that? Ozzfest — the king of festivals — triumphantly returns this summer to celebrate its hard-earned 10th anniversary with the staggering line-up of BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, ROB ZOMBIE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. The summer's premier concert festival ...

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KORN To Enter Studio In April

According to a posting on KornWeb.cjb.net, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis stopped by the group's official chat room on Thursday (March 10) and revealed that the band have 26 songs written for their new CD, 20 of which will appear on the follow-up to 2003's "Take a Look in the Mirror". The recording sessions ...

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MASTODON To Support IRON MAIDEN In Europe

MASTODON are on the verge of securing the support slot on IRON MAIDEN's summer tour in Europe, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. MASTODON also in talks to play the Roskilde festival, set to take place June 30-July 3 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are BLACK SABBATH, AUDIOSLAVE and GREEN DAY, ...

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TESLA Headline Benefit Concert For Fire Victims

Rock veterans TESLA headlined a sold out show this past Friday evening at the Providence Performing Arts Center which benefited survivors of the West Warwick Station nightclub fire of two years ago. The Station Family Fund, a non-profit organization founded by fire survivors and the Wake Up To Love foundation hosted the event, which also ...

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Former SOUNDGARDEN Bandmates To Release Second HATER Album

HATER, the project featuring former SOUNDGARDEN bassist Ben Shepherd and ex-SOUNDGARDEN drummer Matt Cameron, will release their second album, entitled "The 2nd", on April 26 via Burn Burn Burn Records, according to Billboard.com. The material, which was recorded between the SOUNDGARDEN albums "Superunknown" (1994) and "Down on the Upside" (1996), was recently mixed by Shepherd. ...

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KORN Singer Says Band Have Finished Demoing 15 New Songs

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has reportedly told the Rocket 95.1 radio station in Huntsville, Alabama that the band have finished demoing 15 tracks for their new album. According to Jonathan, the recording process for the new CD is moving along steadily and they are still experimenting with the new songs. Among the producers KORN have ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: European Version Of 'World Play' To Feature Bonus Track

Frontiers Records has announced the release of SOUL SIRKUS' debut album, "World Play", in the European and Asian territories. The band — whose lineup includes Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums ...

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