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Former MISFITS Frontman Comments On New Band, War With Iraq

The as-yet-unnamed new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER) have spent the past few weeks rehearsing and writing original material, which they plan to begin recording later this month for an EP, tentatively due ...

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JUDAS PRIEST/IRON MAIDEN/MOTÖRHEAD Tour A No-Go: Management

JUDAS PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews has refuted a freshly-circulated rumor that JUDAS PRIEST (featuring Rob Halford) will be embarking on a summer U.S. tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD as part of a monster package that will see PRIEST and MAIDEN sharing the stage for the first time since 1983. According to Andrews, "That ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: Toronto Date Confirmed

The Toronto date for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE, has been set for July 5 at Skydome. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 05 – Toronto, ONT @ Skydome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, ...

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UNJUST Finalize Track Listing, Release Date For 'Glow'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers UNJUST have set an April 29 release date for their third album, titled "Glow". The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Paper Planets 02. Throwin' Pennies 03. Way Out 04. Tired 05. Facepaint 06. Falling 07. Meantime 08. Closure 09. Knuckles 10. Naming The Monster 11. ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: More Dates Announced!

METALLICA have released more dates for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium Jul. 11 - Atlanta, GA @ Turner Field Jul. ...

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It's Official: ROBERT TRUJILLO Joins METALLICA!

As first predicted here last week, METALLICA have officially announced the addition of bassist Robert Trujillo to the group's ranks. Trujillo, a former member of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and OZZY OSBOURNE, fills the slot left vacant by the departure of Jason Newsted. "We've all known, and have been huge fans of Rob since ...

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Former SAIGON KICK Singer Resurfaces With Solo Debut

Former SAIGON KICK frontman Matt Kramer recently resurfaced after a lengthy silence with his first album as a solo artist, "War & Peas". He explained to Electricbasement.com what happened to his previous band. "Let's say I was getting ripped off. Yeah, they found me on the highway jacked up on blocks, stripped and burning...and broke. ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: First Round Of Dates Announced!

METALLICA have released the first eight officially confirmed dates for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. They are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium Jul. 13 - Orlando, FL @ Citrus Bowl ...

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DIMENSION ZERO Begin Recording 'This Is Hell'

Sweden's DIMENSION ZERO — featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-IN FLAMES axeman Glenn Ljungström, ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson — have commenced the recording sessions for their sophomore full-length album, "This is Hell", tentatively due in September/October through Regain Records. "This time, to make ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: It's CRUNCH TIME Again!

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has posted the following update to the "Jump In The Studio" section of the band's official web site: "Not much to report today. Not much to report today??!! What the fuck kind of a site are we running here? Somebody give me some fucking information here. Oh..it is supposed to come ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Frontman To Write Score For ICE CUBE's New Movie

MONSTER MAGNET frontman Dave Wyndorf has been hired to write the score for Ice Cube's next movie, "Torque". Wyndorf is currently working on the music with producer Scott Humphrey (ROB ZOMBIE, SPINESHANK, ANDREW W.K.) and former MÖTLEY CRÜE skin-basher Tommy Lee, who will play drums on some of the material. "[Tommy Lee is] a friend ...

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'Home Alone' Star Gives Smoking Lesson To MARILYN MANSON

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Macaulay Culkin had to teach Marilyn Manson to smoke for his role as transvestite entertainer Christina in "Party Monster", the Sundance film about club-kid killer Michael Alig. "We were shooting in a nasty neighborhood in Brooklyn and Mac takes Marilyn to ...

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METALLICA Sue METALLICA!!

The following article appeared in today's edition of The Edmonton Sun: Against its record label, MP3 swappers and even a French perfume company, the monster metal band METALLICA has been involved in many controversial legal battles. Now its sights are aimed at the Edmonton punk band called ... METALLICA. The California former heavy ...

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DEATHRIDE Name Debut, Prepare To Record

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have set "Swinging The Dead" as the title for their forthcoming debut album, tentatively due in July through Roadrunner Records. "We start preproduction [with producer Ross Hogarth] sometime around January 12th to the 15th," Fafara says in an official statement. "We will begin the ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Two DVDs, Album Reissue On The Way

ARMORED SAINT and Metal Blade Records will be releasing a DVD version of the band's home video, "A Trip Thru Red Times", in February. Included on the DVD will be extra videos, an interview conducted this past September, an "old-school" photo gallery, plus the added feature of a 5.1 surround mix. The band, who are ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Launches New Band

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves has teamed up with guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER) in an as-yet-unnamed new band which is currently rehearsing and writing original material. Plans exist for the group to record a demo in the next few ...

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POISON Bike To Be Auctioned Off

The custom bike that is featured on the cover of POISON's last studio CD, "Hollyweird", and is included in the December 2002 issue of Easyriders magazine is being auctioned off via eBay at this location. "If you are looking for a super hot bike that looks, feels, sounds like and is a true ...

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MARILYN MANSON Discusses Collaboration With Chicago House DJ

MARILYN MANSON has discussed a musical collaboration with Chicago house DJ/producer-turned-electroclash-savior Felix Da Housecat and Felix's girl group proteges, GLAMORAMA, according to Allstar. Felix is currently negotiating to provide parts of the soundtrack for the upcoming biopic on NYC clubkid Michael Alig, "Party Monster", in which Manson has a cameo. ...

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BLAZING SKIES Announce Swedish Gig, Await Album Release

Sweden's BLAZING SKIES will be performing at Club Monster in Gävle on November 1. Also set to appear are THEORY IN PRACTICE and RECLUSION. BLAZING SKIES' long-completed debut album, titled "Void Of Chaos", is tentatively scheduled to be released through Plasmatica Records later in the year. Recorded at Bollnäs' Sound Creation Studios (LEFAY, TAD MOROSE, ...

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