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NICKELBACK to Film New Video In Vancouver

NICKELBACK will film the video for "Someday", the first single from the band's as-yet-untitled fourth album, July 8 and 9 in Vancouver, British Columbia, with director Nigel Dick (BRITNEY SPEARS, GUNS N' ROSES). The follow-up to the four-times platinum "Silver Side Up" is due September 23 through Roadrunner Records. ...

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NICKELBACK's 'Silver Side Up' Certified Triple Platinum In The U.K.

NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up" has officially been certified triple platinum in the U.K. for shipments in excess of 900,000 copies. "Silver Side Up" recently turned quintuple-platinum in the U.S. after shifting over five million units since its release in Sept. 2001. NICKELBACK are currently working on their new studio album for a fall 2003 release ...

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NICKELBACK In Lawsuit Over Royalties

A recording studio in suburban White Rock has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against NICKELBACK in B.C. Supreme Court, according to Jam! Music. In the suit, Larry Anschell of Turtle Recording claims his company had production royalties and property rights to songs performed by NICKELBACK on the album "Curb". Anschell is suing for general ...

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NICKELBACK To Embark On Canadian Mini-Tour

NICKELBACK will embark on a short tour of Eastern Canada in late June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 23 - St John's, NFLD @ Mile One Stadium Jun. 26 - St-Ephrem, QC @ Woodstock en Beauce Festival Jun. 28 - Halifax, NS @ Citadel Hill Jun. 30 - Charlottetown, PEI @ Charlottetown Festival Of ...

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THE SCORPIONS To Record New Album

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS are taking a little break before entering the studio to record their new studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. Several producer names have been mentioned as possible collaborators on the group's next effort, including Bob Rock (METALLICA, THE CULT), Rick Parashar (PEARL JAM, NICKELBACK, BLIND MELON) and former ...

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DISTURBED, NICKELBACK, SALIVA, MANSON Get Certified

DISTURBED's 2000 debut, "The Sickness", has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of three million copies in the U.S. Also freshly-certified is NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up", which has turned quintuple-platinum after shifting over five million units since its release in Sept. 2001. Other recent certifications include ...

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NICKELBACK Singing Record Label's Praises

NICKELBACK have boosted Roadrunner Records to a status to compete with the major labels of the record business. Thanks to NICKLEBACK's Grammy nomination for "How You Remind Me" and "Silver Side Up" selling several million copies, the band and the label are both gaining notoriety. It hasn't all been NICKELBACK carrying the label on its ...

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KRITICKILL Turn Down NICKELBACK Offer

Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL have reportedly turned down a record deal offer from 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin. Although no specific reason was given for their decision, the group are said to have ended contract negotiations with the label on the advice of ...

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Rock Musicians Speak Out On Possible War With Iraq

An increasing number of rock artists are speaking their minds about a possible war with Iraq, with many of them seeing the potential military operation to oust Saddam Hussein as an issue that affects more than just enlisted soldiers and their families. Others, on the other hand, argue that even if Saddam Hussein doesn't pose ...

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Germany's Top-Selling Hard Rock Albums Of 2002

The following is a list of Germany's top-selling hard rock/metal albums of 2002 (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 07. DIE TOTEN HOSEN - Auswärtsspiel 08. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - By The Way 13. NICKELBACK - Silver Side Up 15. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 17. LENNY KRAVITZ - Lenny 21. P.O.D. - Satellite 31. ...

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NICKELBACK Finish Writing Material For New CD

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has been spending time in a Vancouver recording studio, writing and tracking material for the group's upcoming CD. "The new NICKELBACK record is already written and we've recorded three songs, two of which we are pretty sure are all ready to be singles," Kroeger told MuchMusic.com. However, after the success of ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Slams Former Tourmates CREED, Says Tour Was 'Stale'

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, who spent a couple of months this year touring arenas with CREED, has slammed his former touring bandmates, calling them "unpersonable" and describing the experience of sharing the stage with them as "stale". "CREED was a weird tour," Cantrell told Chicago's Pop Matters. "I mean it's kind of strange ...

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NICKELBACK To Perform At AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

NICKELBACK will perform their smash single, "How You Remind Me", at the American Music Awards, on Jan. 13, 2003 at 8 p.m. (EST)/7pm (CST). In addition to this being the band's first U.S. music awards performance, they are up for one nomination in the pop/rock category for "Best Band/Group/Duo". The show, which will be hosted ...

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NICKELBACK Pass Two-Million Mark In Europe

NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up" CD has passed the two-million mark in albums shipped in Europe, according to the band's label, Roadrunner Records. Meanwhile, the album is said to be approaching five-million copies sold in the U.S., where the group's previous album, "The State", was awarded gold status (500,000 copies shipped). ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL, KID ROCK, CHAD KROEGER Collaborate On ELTON JOHN Cover

PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell, KID ROCK and NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger have collaborated on a cover of ELTON JOHN's "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)". The joint effort, which was apparently spearheaded by Kroeger, was more of a "virtual" collaboration than a conventional one, since the three parties never actually shared studio space but e-mailed music ...

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NICKELBACK Postpone American Dates

NICKELBACK postponed the last week of their fall U.S. tour due to a throat infection suffered by guitarist Mike Kroeger. Frontman Chad Kroeger & Co. plan to reschedule the nixed concerts for early January. The Canadian rockers now are resting for two weeks before heading overseas for a batch of European dates. ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Debut At No. 3 On BILLBOARD

FOO FIGHTERS' latest disc, "One by One", sold 121,540 copies in its first week to debut at No. 3 on the latest Billboard 200 chart. SANTANA's "Shaman", featuring P.O.D. and NICKELBACK's Chad Kroeger, tops the chart with 298,973 units moved. ...

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KRITICKILL In Talks With 604 RECORDS

Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL are reportedly negotiating a record deal with 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin. Consisting of Dave Irons (vocals), Todd Gardner (drums), Donny Morse (guitars), and Bryan Koestens (bass), KRITICKILL have been together since 1997 and have opened for such national ...

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HOOBASTANK Debut Certified Platinum

HOOBASTANK's self-titled debut album has shipped more than one million units in the United States, garnering the disc platinum certification. The album's current single, "Running Away", will join cuts from CREED, OUR LADY PEACE, NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger (with SALIVA's Josey Scott) and others on the hits compilation Now That's What I Call Music! 11, ...

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NICKELBACK Frontman To Perform 'Hero' At SPIRIT OF LIFE Dinner

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger will perform "Hero" at City of Hope's annual Music and Entertainment Industry Spirit of Life dinner on Thursday, Oct. 17 in Santa Monica, California. Kroeger will be joined by THEORY OF A DEADMAN singer/guitarist Tyler Connolly, who contributed fretwork to the hit Spider-Man soundtrack tune. Proceeds from the event will benefit ...

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OLEANDER Ink Deal With SANCTUARY

The Sanctuary Records Group announced that it has signed the Sacramento, California-based band OLEANDER. An EP, titled Runaway Train, is scheduled for release on Sanctuary Records on November 19th with a full-length to follow in early 2003. OLEANDER is heading out on tour with NICKELBACK in October and November. OLEANDER's song "Runaway Train" is featured ...

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