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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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NICKELBACK Night At PRAIRIE MUSIC AWARDS

NICKELBACK picked up three plaques at the fourth annual Prairie Music Awards, held Sunday in Winnipeg, Canada. Frontman Chad Kroeger & Co. were honored in the "Songwriter of the Year" category, and their Silver Side Up CD took home "Rock Recording" and "Major Label Album" awards. Surprisingly, NICKELBACK lost out on the "Entertainer Of The ...

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NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER Collaborates With CARLOS SANTANA

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has collaborated with guitar great Carlos Santana on "Why Don't You & I", a song that will be featured on Santana's Shaman album, due on October 22nd. Shaman also features a collaboration between Santana and P.O.D. on a track entitled "America", which the guitarist and the band performed together at the ...

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NICKELBACK To Issue First-Ever DVD

NICKELBACK will release their first-ever DVD, titled Live At Home, on October 29th via Roadrunner Records. Included on the disc are the group's sold-out performance in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada earlier this year, plus videos for "How You Remind Me", "Leader Of Men", and "Too Bad", as well as a "making-of" segment for the "Too Bad" ...

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NICKELBACK Announce UK Arena Tour

Canadian post-grungers NICKELBACK will hit the UK in November for a full tour. The band have also announced an Irish date too. Dates are as follows: Nov. 23 - Brighton, UK @ Centre Nov. 25 - Sheffield, UK @ Arena Nov. 26 - Newcastle, UK @ Telewest Arena Nov. 28 - Birmingham, UK @ NEC ...

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SALIVA Set Release Date For Sophomore CD

SALIVA will issue their sophomore album, Back Into Your System, on November 12th. The effort was produced by Bob Marlette, who worked on SALIVA's debut, Every Six Seconds. The first single from the album is "Always". Back Into Your System also features the track "Rest In Pieces", which was written by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki ...

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CLUTCH To Support NICKELBACK

CLUTCH will be supporting NICKELBACK at the following dates: Sep. 25 - Greenville, SC @ Timmons Arena Sep. 26 - Knoxville, TN @ Knoxville Civic Auditorium In other news, despite recent rumors that CLUTCH are no longer with Atlantic Records, the band remains very much signed to the label, according to a statement posted on ...

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PRONG To Perform At Belgium's PUKKELPOP Festival

In addition to their previously-announced one-off London gig on August 22nd, PRONG are scheduled to perform at Belgium's Pukkelpop festival on August 23rd. Other acts set to appear at the three-day event (held on August 22-24 in Hasselt-Kiewit) include KORN, GUNS N' ROSES, FILTER, JANE'S ADDICTION, SICK OF IT ALL, ANDREW WK, NICKELBACK, PUDDLE OF ...

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KORN, DEFTONES, PAPA ROACH Get Certified

KORN's Untouchables and DEFTONES' White Pony have both been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of one million copies in the US. Also certified platinum was the Spider-Man soundtrack, fueled in no small part by the track "Hero", penned and performed by NICKELBACK singer Chad Kroeger and ...

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NICKELBACK Get Their "Curb" Back

A Vancouver, Canada, judge recently ruled that NICKELBACK are the rightful owners of the master copy of Curb, the band's 1996 self-released CD that was reissued in the States last month. Amar II Canada Productions Inc., NICKELBACK's former management company, had been illegally holding the tape since August 1998. However, a decision is still pending ...

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AMEN Drummer To Perform With GODSMACK, Long-Term Plans Not Solidified

AMEN drummer Shannon Larkin is assisting GODSMACK during the songwriting sessions for the group's third full-length album for a tentative 2003 release through Republic/Universal Records, a source close to the GODSMACK camp has officially confirmed. However, "a long-term relationship [between Larkin and GODSMACK] has neither been discussed nor solidified," according to the source. GODSMACK, with ...

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JERRY CANTRELL, SEVENDUST Exchange Insults During Ontario Festival Appearance

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL and SEVENDUST exchanged insults from the stage during the two groups' respective appearances at yesterday's Edgefest in Barrie, Ontario after numerous technical difficulties during CANTRELL's set led to an abbreviated performance from the guitarist. The problems reportedly began when a planned 3:20 PM set by SEVENDUST was postponed ...

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NICKELBACK Frontman Launches 604 RECORDS

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has joined forces with NICKELBACK's longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin to form his very own record label. Dubbed 604 Records, the imprint's goal will be to "seek out and develop undiscovered talent in the music world not only in North America, but globally," according to an official press release. The label will ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS, PANTERA, NICKELBACK, DEFAULT Members Discuss Possible Collaboration

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell, NICKELBACK guitarist/singer Chad Kroeger, and DEFAULT frontman Dallas Smith have had reportedly had discussions about a future all-star collaboration. However, the combo hasn't gotten past the talking stage, according to Cantrell. "Chad and I have talked about doing something, but we haven't really taken ...

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KORN's "Untouchables" Debuts At German #1!

Here is how the metal/hard rock genre fared in the German Media Control (Top 100) chart for the week ending June 24th (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 01. KORN - Untouchables 08. MANOWAR - Warriors Of The World 19. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 27. PUDDLE OF MUDD - Come Clean 28. P.O.D. - Satellite ...

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NICKELBACK Confirmed For Britain's V2002 Festival

NICKELBACK have been confirmed for this year's V2002 festival, where they will appear third on the bill below headliners STEREOPHONICS and PRIMAL SCREAM. The festival takes place on the weekend of August 17th and 18th at Chelmsford and Staffordshire in the UK. In other news, the band will be issuing their debut album, Curb, through ...

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"Spider-Man" Soundtrack Final Track Listing Announced

The full track listing for the forthcoming Spider-Man soundtrack, which is due to be released on April 30th through Columbia Records, is as follows: 01. "Theme from Spider Man" 02. "Hero" - Chad Kroeger (NICKELBACK) feat. Josey Scott (SALIVA) 03. "What We're All About (The Original Version)" - SUM 41 04. "Learn To Crawl" ...

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Former ALICE IN CHAINS Guitarist Announces North American Dates

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL has announced the following live dates during late spring/early summer: Apr. 26 - Bicentennial Park - Miami, FL Apr. 28 - Festival Park - Zephyrhills, FL The Road To The Rackhouse (w/NICKELBACK) May 13 - Albuquerque Convention Center - Albuquerque, NM May 14 - Fillmore Auditorium - Denver, ...

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