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KORN: Upcoming Hits Album To Mark 10-Year Anniversary

KORN's upcoming album, "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1", compiles highlights from the first 10 years of the band's recording career. Singer Jonathan Davis told Launch Radio Networks that when the group first started out, he never imagined they would last this long. "Well, I had no clue," he said. "I just know at the time that ...

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F5 To Perform Showcase Gig In Hollywood

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, will be performing a label showcase gig at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California on Monday, October 4. Also set to appear are METAL SKOOL, SOUND OF STRUGGLE and ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Release New Maxi-Single

FEAR FACTORY will be releasing a CD maxi-single, entitled "Bite the Hand That Bleeds and Related Archetypal Imagery", on November 16 through Liquid 8 Records. The disc, which will come with a bonus DVD EP, will feature an audio track for "Bite The Hand That Bleeds" as well as the video for the first single ...

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KORN: 'Greatest Hits' Collection To Include Bonus Live DVD

A limited-edition version of KORN's greatest-hits package, "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1", will be released alongside the standard version of the album on October 5 via Epic. The limited-edition disc comes with a DVD capturing the band's concert at New York's CBGBs last November. The tentative track listing for the DVD portion of the set is ...

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F5: Former MEGADETH Bassist Schedules Arizona Gigs

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, will be performing at the Venue of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday, September 11. The group are also expected to make a live appearance at Coconuts in Tucson, ...

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DAMAGEPLAN To Play Free Show In Illinois

DAMAGEPLAN, the new band formed by ex-PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums), will play a free concert at at Davis Park in Rockford, IL on September 18, according to the Rockford Register Star. No opening acts have yet been announced for the show. Gates open at 4 p.m., with the first band ...

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KORN Singer Visits PETER FRAMPTON's Home Studio

MTV.com reports: "While in Cincinnati on the Projekt Revolution Tour earlier this week, KORN's Jonathan Davis visited Peter Frampton's home studio to use a special mixing console for recording vocals. Frampton was in Nashville at the time, working on a signature model Gibson guitar, but Davis met the classic rock singer's daughter, a big KORN ...

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KORN Set Release Date For Greatest-Hits Collection

KORN have set an October 12 release date through Epic Records for their upcoming best-of set, singer Jonathan Davis revealed this past weekend during an interview with Scoop of the Columbus, Ohio radio station The Blitz 99.7 FM. Several new cover songs have been recorded for possible inclusion on the CD, including PINK FLOYD's "Another ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist Covers EDIE BRICKELL AND THE NEW BOHEMIANS

F5, the new Arizona-based band featuring former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, drummer David Small, and guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, are currently shopping a five-song demo/CD to interested record labels. The group, whose sound is being described as guitar-heavy melodic hard rock, recorded the effort at a Phoenix-area studio ...

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KORN Frontman Says Rock Music Isn't Dangerous Anymore

In a brand-new interview with Live Daily, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis spoke about the group's options following the upcoming release of a greatest-hits collection, which will fulfill their seven-album deal with Epic Records. "We make the records we want to make," he said. "We never had [Epic] come back and say, 'Well, this is the ...

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KORN Frontman To Direct Porn Movie

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will co-direct and co-host an adult movie for Vivid Video this month, his wife, former porn star Deven Davis, told adult video industry magazine AVN Online. "The video will be very hardcore, raw erotic," Deven said when asked to describe the style and tone of the still untitled movie. ...

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Indiana Heavy Metal Singer Assigned To Afghanistan

Jonathan Bethely of Chronicle-Tribune.com is reporting that the Indiana-based "inspiration" heavy metal band RISE FROM RUIN are being forced to go on hiatus after their lead singer was called to active National Guard duty in Afghanistan. Jay Lakin will be among several Indiana National Guard soldiers who will be leaving for Afghanistan in the coming ...

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Report: KORN Singer Sued Over Crime Museum

Reuters reports: KORN singer Jonathan Davis has been sued by a former business associate for breach of contract after announcing plans for a museum of American serial killers to be promoted by a show featuring bikini-clad women. Arthur Rosenblatt, a collector of criminal artefacts, sued Davis, a former mortuary science student, and his associates, for ...

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STRANGULATION To Release Debut CD In July

Swedish brutal death metallers STRANGULATION will be releasing their debut album, entitled "Atrocious Retribution", in July late through the U.K.-based Retribute Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Atrocious Retribution (mp3) 02. Flesh Harrier 03. Suffer & Die 04. The Strangulation 05. The Art Of Torture 06. Human ...

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PHANTOMBOLA To Support EDGUY In Australia

Australia's PHANTOMBOLA (PTB) have completed work on their debut full-length album, "Harvest". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Filter 02. Die4u 03. Timing 04. Dejavu 05. Let Me Out 06. Fade Away 07. Warriors 08. Lean 09. Aunti Lenni 10. Disremember Audio samples from the CD can be heard via the ...

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