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STONE SOUR To Be Interviewed By IRON MAIDEN Frontman

STONE SOUR interviewed by IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson for this Saturday's (July 8) edition of Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "Rock Show". Listen to the program live between 9:00 p.m. and midnight (U.K. time) at BBC.co.uk. STONE SOUR's new single, "Through Glass", is available for listening in streaming ...

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ALLELE Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

ALLELE — the new project featuring former COLD guitarist Kelly Hayes and former OTEP guitarist Lane Maverick — have parted ways with vocalist Wally Wood. The band's statement on the matter reads as follows: "OK, so well now I'd imagine everyone pretty much knows what is going on. We would have preferred to make an ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Film 'Original Fire' Video Next Week

AUDIOSLAVE have tapped Paul Brown (MÖTLEY CRÜE, OTEP, STONE SOUR) to direct the video for their new single, "Original Fire". The shoot will take place on June 29 in the Los Angeles area. "Original Fire" is the first single off AUDIOSLAVE's third album, "Revelations", due on September 5 via Epic Records. In a recent interview ...

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STONE SOUR: 'Come What(ever) May' Final Track Listing Revealed

Roadrunner Records U.K. has revealed the final track listing for the sophomore STONE SOUR album, "Come What(ever) May", due in the U.S. on August 1. The CD was recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER) and marks the group's first effort since the departure of drummer Joel Ekman. ...

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STONE SOUR Film 'Through Glass' Video

According to MTV.com, STONE SOUR — the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root — recently shot a video with director Tony Petrossian (HEAD AUTOMATICA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) for the track "Through Glass", the first single off of the band's forthcoming album "Come What(ever) May". The album's set to hit stores August 1 ...

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STONE SOUR Making 'Huge Impact' With New Single 'Through Glass'

Weeks before the song officially goes for adds at radio, STONE SOUR is making a huge impact around the country with the first single, "Through Glass", from their upcoming second album. Band members, lead vocalist Corey Taylor and guitarist James Root (who do double duty in multi-platinum, Grammy winners SLIPKNOT), bassist Shawn Economaki, guitarist Josh ...

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KORN Joined By FEAR FACTORY Guitarist?

According to a posting on KornTV.co.uk and various Internet reports, KORN have enlisted FEAR FACTORY guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers as the replacement for the recently departed Rob Patterson. Rob, who was previously the guitarist for OTEP, joined KORN as the backup guitarist in July 2005, filling the slot left vacant by the departure ...

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ALLELE Music Featured In TNT's 'Nightmares & Dreamscapes'

Cable network TNT has tapped ALLELE's upcoming second single, "Stitches", for use in the promotion of their Stephen King short story adaptations "Nightmares & Dreamscapes", an eight-episode mini-series premiering Wednesday, July 12. Listen/watch for "Stitches" in upcoming national TV and radio spots running May-July. Check out "Stitches" at www.myspace.com/allele. More information on "Nightmares ...

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STONE SOUR To Play Free Concert In Kansas City This Thursday

STONE SOUR — the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root — will play a special free concert on Thursday, May 18 at 5:00 p.m. outside the Beaumont Club (4050 Pennsylvania Ave) in Kansas City, Missouri. The show, which was announced this morning on the "Johnny Dare Morning Show" on 98.9 The ...

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STONE SOUR Comment On New Drummer ROY MAYORGA

STONE SOUR have issued a statement officially announcing the addition of drummer Roy Mayorga (ex-SOULFLY, most recently a touring member of SEPULTURA) as a full-fledged member of the group. Commented the band: "Aside from being a cool guy, Roy did one hell of a job playing on the [new] album and we're looking forward to ...

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STONE SOUR To Film 'Through Glass' Video

Joshua Rilying of StoneSourNews.com recently spoke to STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand regarding the status of the band's sophomore CD, "Come What(ever) May", due on August 22 via Roadrunner Records. According to Rilying, "The video for the song '30/30-150' was shot last week in [Los Angeles] using Paul Brown (MÖTLEY CRÜE, OTEP). STONE ...

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ALLELE Cancel Tour Dates

Due to "unforeseen circumstances," ALLELE — the new project featuring former COLD guitarist Kelly Hayes and former OTEP guitarist Lane Maverick — have been forced to reschedule their previously announced Northwest dates. In addition, the band have dropped off the last few dates of the SWITCHED tour (affected dates are all shows after this Saturday ...

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OTEP Announce One-Off Show In West Hollywood

OTEP have announced a one-off show at The Whisky in West Hollywood, California on April 13. "We will be playing the best of both albums PLUS experimental gathas from the new opus," the band write on their web site. OTEP recently announced the addition of former AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE guitarist Karma Cheema and ex-SYNAPSE drummer ...

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Wicked Wisdom - WICKED WISDOM

I went into this review as skeptical as anyone and expected little from this debut album from the band fronted by actress Jada Pinkett-Smith. I came out of it with a healthy appreciation for the heavy rock/modern metal of WICKED WISDOM. Cutting to the chase, if your music of choice doesn't involve bands like OTEP ...

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ALLELE To Film 'Stitches' Video At Hometown Gig

ALLELE, the new project featuring former COLD guitarist Kelly Hayes and former OTEP guitarist Lane Maverick, will be filming a video for their new single, "Stitches", at their hometown show on March 24 at Plush in Jacksonville, Florida. The video will include performance footage from the actual show. The band also be shooting footage that ...

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Former AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Guitarist Joins OTEP

OTEP have announced the addition of former AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE guitarist Karma Cheema and ex-SYNAPSE drummer Brian Wollf to the group's ranks. "We have been working almost every day of the week for the past two months — writing, reciting, summoning the dark arts of our sensuous sound from the most secret places in our ...

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LUPARA Sign With CRASH MUSIC INC.

Crash Music, Inc. has announced the signing of LUPARA, the Chicago-land extreme metal band formed by ex-BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner. LUPARA was formed in the summer of 2003 by Wagner. Jeremy, best known as the founder and chief-songwriter/lyricist and rhythm guitarist for BROKEN HOPE, decided to put all of his energy into a new ...

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'New Wave Of American Heavy Metal' Book Documents Over 600 Bands

Garry Sharpe-Young of Rockdetector has just published "New Wave of American Heavy Metal", a 376-page book with over 90 photos, featuring over 600 U.S. and Canadian alternative metal, emocore, hardcore, math metal, metal, metalcore, neo-thrash and screamo bands. In the mid-'90s, in the wake of grunge, the metal movement underwent its most radical evolution to ...

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