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TYPE O NEGATIVE To Begin Mixing New Album

TYPE O NEGATIVE are scheduled to begin mixing their new album, titled "The Dream Is Dead", next week for an April release through Roadrunner Records. Among the working songtitles being considered for inclusion on the upcoming CD are "Nettie", "I Like Girls", "Valentine's Day", "I Need Love", "Anesthesia", "Why Won't You Love Me", "Above All ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: 'The Dream Is Dead'?

TYPE O NEGATIVE's upcoming studio CD, which is currently being recorded at Brooklyn's Systems Two Studios for an early 2003 release, may or may not carry the title "The Dream Is Dead". The following is a posting from TYPE O keyboardist Josh Silver on the group's official web site: "I got a call from [our ...

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KUSH Set Fall Release Date For Long-Awaited Debut

Rap-metal supergroup KUSH (a.k.a. THE KUSH PROJECT), which features FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, are currently polishing up nearly 30 tracks for possible inclusion on their long-awaited debut album, tentatively due in the fall through Sony Records. "It started out ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Frontman Hard At Work On New Solo Album

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland is halfway through completing his second solo album with producer Josh Abraham (STAIND, ORGY, CRAZY TOWN). No release date has yet been set but Weiland, who is co-producing the effort, says that "my music, compared to STP, is a lot more avant-garde, you know, it's much more experimental and ...

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SLASH Speaks Out On AXL ROSE, New Project With Ex-GN'R Bandmates

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash has spoken to MTV.com about the new project he has formed with ex-GN'R bandmates Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin and Matt Sorum and the as-yet-unnamed group's ongoing vocalist search. Here are some of the more interesting quotes from the interview: On how the new band came together: "There's just a ...

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AMONG THIEVES: New Demo Posted Online

AMONG THIEVES, the New York-based band featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, have posted their recently-completed three-song demo via their official web site at this location. Produced by Michael Barbiero (METALLICA, GUNS N ROSES, LOSTPROPHETS, etc.), the recording includes a guest appearance by TYPE O ...

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BIOHAZARD Drummer Joins AMONG THIEVES

BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler has officially joined New York's AMONG THIEVES as a replacement for Will Shepler (ex-AGNOSTIC FRONT/MADBALL), who left the group to pursue other interests outside of the music industry. Schuler will continue to be a member of BIOHAZARD and will perform with both groups as the schedule allows. AMONG THIEVES, who feature ...

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STAIND Complete Tracking Process For New CD

STAIND are almost done tracking the as-yet-untitled follow-up to their multi-platinum 2001 effort, Break the Cycle, at a Californian studio with producer Josh Abraham. Three of the four band members have now completed their parts for the new material, leaving just Mike Mushok to finish tracking all the guitar pieces. "We are looking at putting ...

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AMONG THIEVES Complete Work On New Recording

New York's AMONG THIEVES, featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert, have completed three-song recording with producer Michael Barbiero (METALLICA, GUNS N ROSES, LOSTPROPHETS, etc.). The tracks will be mixed and mastered shortly. Longtime friend of the band, Danny Schuler (BIOHAZARD) filled in on drums for the session, and will be performing with the ...

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SUFFOCATION Drummer Speaks Out On Reunion, Future Plans

SUFFOCATION drummer Mike Smith has denied former bassist Chris Richards' assertions that the legendary death metal act's planned reunion is purely money-motivated and has indicated that a new album from the group may surface sometime next year, provided the quintet's upcoming tour and subsequent songwriting sessions prove to be a success. In the following exclusive ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Trio Make Collaboration 'Main Priority'

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has told UK publication Classic Rock that his much-talked-about project with ex-fellow Gunners Slash (guitar) and Matt Sorum (drums) is "the main priority" for everyone involved, with plans to record original material as soon as a suitable vocalist has been found. As previously reported, the trio had jammed ...

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Stone Sour - STONE SOUR

Most of the time, side projects by members of a band are either exercises in pure vanity that only reveal the artist's own shortcomings outside the group he or she is part of. In other instances, the side project is so outside the realm of music previously offered by the artist that fans find it ...

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Songs For The Deaf - QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE

Formed out of the ashes of stoner rock demigods KYUSS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE has been branded with the "stoner" tag themselves over the course of their two previous albums, even though the band's work features far more diversity and atmosphere than the usual smoked-out sludge that most stoner rock ends up being. The ...

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COREY TAYLOR: I Was Getting Burnt Out On SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has admitted to Rolling Stone magazine that has was "really getting burnt out" with what he was doing with SLIPKNOT prior to the band's decision to embark on a lengthy hiatus to allow the individual members to pursue side projects. "I needed to get back to where I came from — ...

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To Serve Man - CATTLE DECAPITATION

What immediately strikes you about this Cali foursome's music is the total lack of effects. They definitely look like your typical goregrind band on the surface. But where IMPALED, SEPSISM, DISGORGE (both of them), COCK AND BALL TORTURE, REGURGITATE and zillions of others tailor their heaviness with severely downtuned guitars and/or heinously manipulated vocals, CATTLE ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: No New Album Until 2003

TYPE O NEGATIVE have pushed back the tentative release date of their as-yet-untitled new album to early 2003, according to Roadrunner Records UK. As previously reported, TYPE O NEGATIVE are due to enter Systems 2 studios in Brooklyn, New York in the coming weeks to begin recording the follow-up to 1999's World Coming Down, which ...

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MASTERS OF REALITY To Issue Live Album In September

MASTERS OF REALITY—consisting of frontman Chris Goss, drummer John Leamy, bassist Nick Oliveri and guitarist Josh Homme—will release a new live album, entitled Flak And Flight, in September. The CD, which was recorded at various European shows in December 2001, features a guest appearance by former SCREAMING TREES frontman Mark Lanegan on the track "High ...

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