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Former PIST.ON Bassist Seeks New Band

New York-based bassist Val Ium is ready to re-enter the rock scene after departing PIST.ON last year, and is interested in teaming up with serious, professional, like-minded musicians in a new band. With PIST.ON, Ium recorded two albums (one for Atlantic Records), and toured the U.S. and Europe with bands like MARILYN MANSON, KORN, CLUTCH, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Ten New Songs In The Can

QUEENSRŸCHE have reportedly completed nearly ten tracks for their forthcoming studio album during the recent songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington. “I am really into the feeling I get working on this material,” vocalist Geoff Tate stated. “I find it so panoramic!” Tentatively set for a fall 2002 release through Sanctuary Records, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's EDDIE JACKSON: We've Never Had This Many New Ideas To Choose From

Progressive rockers QUEENSRŸCHE have begun writing songs for their new, as-yet-untitled studio album for a late 2002 release through Sanctuary Records. The band is undertaking intensive songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington, and have already come up with “more than enough ideas to choose from,” according to bassist Eddie Jackson. “I don't ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman Announces Release Date For Solo Debut

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate is tentatively scheduled to issue his solo debut, entitled Old World Order, on June 25th through Sanctuary Records. Meanwhile, here is a message the vocalist posted on the message board of his official web site: “This week I am in New York City mastering the new record and having a great ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman Completes Work On Solo CD, Early June Release Expected

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate has completed work on his debut solo CD, entitled Old World Order, for an early June release through Sanctuary Records. Featuring contributions from bassist Chris Fox, guitarist Scott Moughton, drummer Evan Schiller, keyboardist Howard Chillcott and guitarist Jeff Carrell, Old World Order includes the following track listing: 01. Off The TV ...

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QUEENSRYCHE "Empire" Re-Release, Frontman's Solo Album On The Way

QUEENSRYCHE frontman Geoff Tate and ex-QUEENSRYCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo came together yesterday to record a lengthy interview for the upcoming DVD/Audio re-release of Empire, which is scheduled to be issued through the EMI label in May/June. The disc will reportedly include a re-mastered version of Empire in Dolby 5.1, all the music videos, the above-mentioned ...

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QUEENSRYCHE Duo Set To Attend Grammy Awards

QUEENSRYCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and vocalist Geoff Tate will reportedly be attending the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS on Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Grammy Awards are telecast annually to an international audience of over two billion in 180 ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Finish Recording, Prepare To Mix New CD

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have finished recording their latest album, entitled To Welcome the Fade, with producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, QUEENSRYCHE) at Sheffield Studios in Hammond, Indiana and will begin mixing it at Sonic Ranch/Village Productions in Tornillo Texas on February 25th. Mastering will most likely take place at Oceanview Digital Mastering ...

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MACABRE Prepare New CD, "Unplugged" Side Project

Serial killer metallers MACABRE are preparing to enter the studio with producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, QUEENSRYCHE, NEVERMORE) to record their long-awaited new full-length CD, entitled Murder Metal. A continuation of the band's Sinister Slaughter album, Murder Metal is tentatively due to be released in late summer/early fall through Hammerheart Records. In related news, ...

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RED HARVEST Set Release Date For "Sick" CD

Norway's RED HARVEST have set April 15th as the release date for their forthcoming studio album, tentatively titled Sick Transit Gloria Mundi, which was recently recorded at Akkerhaugen Studios (i.e. EMPEROR, MYRKSKOG) with famed producer Neil Kernon (i.e. QUEENSRYCHE, NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). Scheduled to contain 11 songs, including an as-yet-unspecified cover of cult industrialists GGFH, ...

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HELLION Seek Record Deal, Announce Live Dates

Reunited Los Angeles metallers HELLION are in the process of negotiating a record deal or a license deal to distribute their recently-recorded CD in territories worldwide. If no record contract is secured, the band will release a four-song CD EP via New Renaissance Records, to be sold at a low price to promote the band ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Music For Four New Songs Completed

QUEENSRŸCHE have finished writing the music for the first four songs for their forthcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to surface in late 2002 or early 2003 through Sanctuary/Metal-Is Records. According to the group's official web site, the material penned so far is shaping up to be “some of the most heaviest of QUEENSRŸCHE ...

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QUEENSRYCHE To Start New CD In January!

QUEENSRYCHE are scheduled to enter the studio in January to begin recording their brand new CD, according to the band's official web site. In other news, the recording of vocalist Geoff Tate's solo album is five days away from completion, after which the disc will be sent off for mixing, which is set to begin ...

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Brazil's EMINENCE Enlist Neil Kernon To Produce Next CD!

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, have enlisted veteran producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRYCHE, DOKKEN) to produce their upcoming studio CD, which is tentatively scheduled to be recorded in early 2002 for a mid-year release. ...

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QUEENSRYCHE Duo Start Slaving Away!

SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM is the name of an all-star collaboration featuring Scott Rockenfield (drums QUEENSRYCHE), Kelly Gray (guitars QUEENSRYCHE), Damon Johnson (guitars BROTHER CANE), Roman Glick (bass BROTHER CANE) and Scotty Heard (vocals SWEATY NIPPLES), which has just issued its debut album online via the group's official web site at: www.slavetothesystem.net. The ...

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Entrance - LION'S SHARE

Although an early incarnation of LION'S SHARE existed as early as the late Eighties, it wasn't until the release of the group's 1994 self-titled debut that the band truly came into their own in musical terms, having abandoned their AOR-inspired songwriting efforts in favor of a more progressive, heavier approach. Over the course of two ...

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Archive News Dec 06, 2001

The “MAJOR announcement” regarding the band's guitarist search that LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst had promised to make via his appearance by phone on yesterday's Total Request Live had turned out to be not much of an announcement at all. Besides plugging the group's new remix album, entitled New Old Songs, Durst ...

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Archive News Nov 27, 2001

Former CELTIC FROST guitarist/vocalist Tom G. Warrior (aka Thomas Gabriel Fischer) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to refute the reports of am imminent reunion of the band's classic line-up of Fischer, bassist Martin Eric Ain and drummer Reed St. Mark, the rumors of which gained fervor in the past week following the publication ...

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Archive News Nov 22, 2001

As a result of a tremendous increase in traffic since the anthrax terrorist attacks started, ANTHRAX (the band) have decided to move their official web site to http://www.anthraxtheband.com. According to a statement issued by anthraxheband.com webmaster Brent, “we've been getting immense numbers of hits (at times greater than starwars.com got to download ...

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Archive News Nov 12, 2001

NEVERMORE have dismissed as “totally false” the statement issued by the group's record company, Century Media Records, on Thursday, October 8th that indicated that the band had withdrawn from the five-date east coast/midwest tour with OVERKILL (which was scheduled to run from November 25th through December 2nd) in order to begin work ...

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Archive News Nov 06, 2001

Acclaimed rap/metal act STUCK MOJO will reunite for a New Year's Eve show in Atlanta—the first time the much-missed outfit will perform together on stage in a year and four months. According to guitarist Rich Ward, “I have spoken to [STUCK MOJO/420 MONKS frontman] Bonz and we have agreed to do ...

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Archive News Nov 05, 2001

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD / SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE / LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt and SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, have refuted the recent reports of Mayorga leaving the band in order to rejoin SOULFLY on a full-time basis. According to an ...

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Archive News Oct 24, 2001

Due to a technical problem at the server side (completely out of our control), we were unable to post any updates to these pages during the last two days. Although the problem appears to have been resolved, there is no guarantee that this sort of thing will not happen again in the ...

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Archive News Oct 22, 2001 - update 2

Hate Breeds Suffering, the long-awaited second album from LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, and THE CROWN/ex-AT THE GATES vocalist Tomas Lindberg, will be released early in 2002 through Nuclear Blast Records. Described as “high-precision black grind”, the album was produced by Russ ...

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Archive News Oct 09, 2001

Drummer Roy Mayorga has dismissed as “false” the reports of him rejoining SOULFLY in time for the recording of the group's third full-length CD, which is due in mid-2002 (as posted here last Friday). Directly contradicting statements made by SOULFLY manager Gloria Cavalera last week, Mayorga offered in an e-mail to BLABBERMOUTH.NET simply ...

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Archive News Oct 03, 2001

Further to the news item we posted here yesterday about SOULFLY drummer Joe Nunez's possible defection from the group's ranks over contractual issues, it now appears that the skinsman is keeping busy by playing in a local Chicago-area band called STRIPPING THE PISTOL, who are reportedly showcasing for a few major labels on Sunday, ...

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