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NINE INCH NAILS' DANNY LOHNER Comments On TAPEWORM Project

NINE INCH NAILS' Danny Lohner recently spoke to Kerrang! magazine about his TAPEWORM project, the semi-mythical supergroup that has, in five or so years since its inception, featured contributions from NIN mastermind Trent Reznor, A PERFECT CIRCLE/TOOL frontman Maynard Keenan and PANTERA's Phil Anselmo. Lohner insists that TAPEWORM remains a separate entity from his other ...

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BIOHAZARD Drummer To Guest On CORETEZ EP

BIOHAZARD/AMONG THIEVES drummer Danny Schuler is currently laying down the drums for the forthcoming EP from CORETEZ, the new project featuring former ILL NINO members Roger Vasquez (guitar) and Marc Rizzo (percussion). In other CORETEZ news, the song "Five Months" will be appearing on the upcoming "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" soundtrack along with songs from PANTERA, ...

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Disgruntled PANTERA Fan Defaces SUPERJOINT RITUAL's Tour Bus

SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo has posted two more tour "Tour Diary" entries on the group's official web site: "August 23th - I'm engulfed in boxing. One on one. I can't stand many sports in general, for different reasons. Just boxing & NFL football. I hate Coors Lite. I hate Bud Lite. Lite. Light. Beer ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On New PANTERA Album: 'It Ain't Gonna Happen'

SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo was recently asked by Jim Beal Jr. of San Antonio Express-News if there will ever be another PANTERA album. "It ain't gonna happen," Anselmo said. "Me, personally, I left that door wide open. The brothers [Vinnie Paul and Diamond/Dimebag Darrell] closed that door. I'm not even mad at them. I ...

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CROWBAR: New Studio Photos Available Online

A bunch more photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — recording their new album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online at this location. As previously reported, CROWBAR ...

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SPEEDEALER: New Album Details Revealed

The reformed SPEEDEALER have pushed back the release date of their new album, "Bleed", to November 25 through Dead Teenager Records. Distribution will be handled by Nail/Allegro. "Bleed" was recorded June 10-11, 2003 at Top Hat studios in Austin, Texas. "We think 'Bleed' sounds, for better or worse, how a SPEEDEALER record should [sound] — ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'I'm Clean As A Whistle'

SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo recently told Dave Ferman of the Dallas Star-Telegram that he has been "clean as a whistle" for more than a year and that one of his joys now is working out. A lot. "I work out three times a week, and I'm strong as an ox," he said. "I love ...

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ADEMA Drummer: We Are Influenced By METALLICA And PANTERA

Despite the fact that his group is regularly being called "nu-metal" by most of the music press, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls wants to make it clear that, as far as he's concerned, the nu-metal genre itself is little more than a media invention. "I don't even really know what [nu-metal] is," Kohls told Canada's Chart ...

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A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred - SUPERJOINT RITUAL

So it's official: Philip Anselmo has effectively left PANTERA, put DOWN on ice, and more or less dialed down activities with all other musical projects except this one, SUPERJOINT RITUAL. Last year's debut album, "Use Once And Destroy", took eight years to come to fruition as the band flickered in and out of existence. Now ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'There Ain't Nobody Like Me'

PANTERA/SUPERJOUNT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo recently spoke to Metal Edge magazine about the influence he has had on fans as well as other bands. "There wasn't even anyone with a bald head in bands in my fuckin' day, in metal bands at least," he said. "If you think about it, there really fuckin' wasn't. Now ...

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PITBULL DAYCARE Hard At Work On 'Unclean'

San Antonio, Texas-based PITBULL DAYCARE, featuring former NEUROTICA drummer Jason West, have entered A&M studios in Hollywood, California with producer Fred Coury (CINDERELLA) to record their new album, "Unclean", due in early 2004 through Cleopatra Records. "The basic tracks sound unbelievable and are starting to take shape!" reads a post on the band's web site. ...

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CROWBAR: More Studio Photos Posted Online

A bunch of photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — rehearsing for and recording their upcoming album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online at this location. As ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Says PANTERA Would Eat METALLICA Alive

PANTERA/SUPERJOINT RITUAL singer Philip Anselmo has once again slammed METALLICA over their apparent refusal to take out more extreme metal bands on tour with them, saying that if Lars and Co. were to play a show with SUPERJOINT RITUAL or PANTERA, "we would crush 'em." Anselmo had previously challenged METALLICA to a road duel, head-to-head ...

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CROWBAR: New Lineup Photos Posted Online

A couple of photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — rehearsing for the recording of their upcoming album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online. Check them out:

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BILLBOARD Magazine Pays Tribute To KISS

The Billboard Information Group will mark the 30th Anniversary of KISS, one of America's most successful and enduring rock 'n' roll bands, with the publication of a 26-page special report in the August 9 issue of Billboard. The issue will be available on newsstands on August 1 and content will be posted on www.billboard.com/KISS. "KISS: ...

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DOWN/C.O.C. Guitarist To Join CROWBAR?

DOWN/C.O.C. guitaristPepper Keenan will be in New Orleans during the recording sessions for CROWBAR's seventh studio album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", and there is a "slight chance" he will join the band as their new guitarist, according to a post on CROWBAR's official web site. As previously reported, ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: New Video Available For Download

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, have posted the video for the track "Waiting For The Turning Point" at their official web site. Download it here. "Waiting For The Turning Point" comes off the group's sophomore album, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", out now on Sanctuary ...

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PANTERA: 'Best Of' CD To Include Bonus DVD

PANTERA's forthcoming career overview, "The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!" , will surface on September 23 through Elektra/Rhino Records, Billboard.com reports. The 16-song "Vulgar Hits!" CD will be packaged with a bonus DVD boasting 12 videos, including two live performances. The bulk of the material is culled from the ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'The PANTERA Guys Won't Talk To Me'

PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo has revealed that he is no longer on speaking terms with the group's guitarist Dimebag Darrell — the result of a "falling out" that the singer says he is not sure "what the hell it's about." Speaking to Revolver magazine for its September 2003 issue, Anselmo — who is currently focusing ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Sign Copies Of New Album In New Jersey

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, will be making an in-store appearance at CD World in Menlo Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m. The group's sophomore CD, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", will be released the same day through Sanctuary Records. Upcoming SUPERJOINT RITUAL ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: More Fall 2003 Headlining Tour Dates Announced

QUEENSRŸCHE have announced additional dates as part of their fall 2003 headlining tour in support of their upcoming CD, "Tribe". These shows will take place after the summer tour with DREAM THEATER and FATES WARNING and will be mostly in clubs and theaters. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 12 - Ventura Theater ...

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NICKELBACK To Issue 'The Long Road' In September

NICKELBACK have set "The Long Road" as the title for their third full-length album, due on September 23 through Roadrunner Records. "The Long Road" was recorded in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by frontman Chad Kroeger. It was recorded using a vintage mixing board from Little Mountain Sound that veteran producer Bob Rock used ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Life After JUDAS PRIEST

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens says that he was on a road trip — in a minivan visiting out-of-state relatives — when his former bandmembers made the announcement last Friday (July 11) that he was being replaced by the group's longtime frontman Rob Halford. "I wish I could have been in town, but ...

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