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TOMAHAWK Land Entire TOOL Tour

TOMAHAWK, the "all star" band featuring former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, ex-HELMET drummer Jon Stainer, former JESUS LIZARD guitarist Duane Denison, and ex-THE COWS/current MELVINS bassist Kevin Rutmanis, will be opening for TOOL on the latter band's entire North American tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 11 - Bakersfield, CA ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: "Sometimes It Feels Good To Be Miserable"

In the new issue of Sweden's premiere metal publication, Close-Up Magazine, journalist Martin Carlsson speaks at length with vocalist Phil Anselmo on a number of topics, including his numerous side projects, PANTERA and Anselmo's past and present drug use. The interview was conducted over the phone on May 4th, while the singer was staying at ...

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EDGUY Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary With Special Gig

German melodic metallers EDGUY celebrated their 10-year anniversary by playing a very special show at Stadthalle in Offenbach, Germany on May 31st. Also appearing on the bill were German thrashers KREATOR. EDGUY's complete set list for the show was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Wake up the King 03. Tears of a Mandrake 04. Painting ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Rejoined By Guitarist, Prepare To Record New CD

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have been rejoined by guitarist J.P. Sutela land are due to enter Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland on October 5th to begin recording their new album, entitled Jaded, for a tentative January 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. In the meantime, the group will perform one new, as-yet-undisclosed track at their upcoming European summer ...

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WARMACHINE To Perform Live On CKMS' "Space In Your Face"

Up-and-coming Canadian metal act WARMACHINE will be performing a live concert broadcast on CKMS' metal radio show Space In Your Face on Thursday, June 27th from 10:00 PM - Midnight Eastern Time (originating from Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on 100.3 FM). The performance will also be broadcast over the Internet. For more information on how to tune ...

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Metal/Hard Rock Album Sales In The US As Reported By SoundScan

Here are the latest sales figures for various current and catalog metal/hard rock releases in the US (in total units sold to date since the albums were issued), as reported by SoundScan for the week ending April 21st, 2002: KORN Issues: 3,047,076 KORN Follow The Leader: 3,414,717 LIMP BIZKIT Chocolate Starfish: 6,259,073 LIMP BIZKIT Significant ...

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The Cold White Light - SENTENCED

Listening to the latest effort from Finnish “suicide kings” SENTENCED, it's hard to imagine that this is the same band that nine years ago released one of the more memorable slices of melodic technical death metal in the shape of their North From Here CD. Having since switched direction in favor of a sound that ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist To Collaborate With DRY KILL LOGIC, WARMACHINE

Former MEGADETH bassist Dave Ellefson spent the weekend of April 6-7 in New York assisting Roadrunner Records recording artists DRY KILL LOGIC with the songwriting process for the latter's sophomore full-length effort, which is tentatively due in late 2002. In other news, Ellefson will shortly collaborate with the Toronto, Canada-based four-piece WARMACHINE on the band's ...

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PARADISE LOST: “Evolve” DVD At A Glance

PARADISE LOST will shortly be releasing a DVD entitled Evolve through Music For Nations Records in Europe. Although the final track listing has yet to be officially confirmed, the DVD will likely include the following: Live in Stuttgart, Germany — from previously-released Harmony Breaks long-form video (all tracks except ones controlled by Peaceville Records): 01. ...

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ROYAL HUNT To Issue Japanese "Best Of" CD

ROYAL HUNT will issue a compilation CD entitled On The Mission 2002 The Very Best Of ROYAL HUNT via their Japanese label Teichiku Records on May 15th. The album will include the following track listing: 01. Flight 02. Land of Broken Hearts 03. Martial Arts 04. Clown in the Mirror 05. Epilogue 06. Time 07. ...

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FILTER Frontman Explains Meaning Behind Title Of Forthcoming CD

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick recently elaborated on his explanation for why he selected The Amalgamut as the title of the group's forthcoming studio CD, due through Reprise Records in July. According to Patrick, I called the record The Amalgamut because I took a trip across the country and started to realize that everything in America ...

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LAMB OF GOD Land Endorsement Deal With DC Shoes

Prosthetic Records recording artists LAMB OF GOD recently hooked up an endorsement deal with premier skateboard equipment manufacturer DC Shoes. DC Shoes' pro skater Danny Way, the reigning king of extreme skateboarding antics, looks to LAMB OF GOD and tracks from New American Gospel to provide the sonic backdrop for his unbelievable stunts, including launching ...

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SONATA ARCTICA To Issue First-Ever Live Album In July

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will issue their first-ever live album, entitled Songs of Silence - Live in Tokyo, in Finland on July 1st. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Intro 02. Weballergy 03. Kingdom for a Heart 04. Sing in Silence 05. False News Travel Fast 06. Last Drop ...

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BACKYARD BABIES Announce Tribute Appearances, Land Swedish Grammy

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have just finished recording a version of THE RAMONES' "Pet Cemetery" with producer Pelle Gunnerfeldt (FIRESIDE) for the upcoming RAMONES tribute album The Song Ramones The Same. Other artists set to appear on the tribute CD are THE HIVES, THE HELLACOPTERS, SAHARA HOTNIGHTS and THE DICTATORS, among others. In other news, BACKYARD ...

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THE FALLEN Land Endorsement Deal, Prepare To Issue Sophomore CD

Metal Blade Records recording artists THE FALLEN are proud to announce their new allegiance with B.C. Rich Guitars, a company that needs no introduction within the music industry. THE FALLEN will exclusively play and endorse B.C. Rich guitars and basses, and will be featured in the new B.C. Rich 2002 catalog. Look for THE FALLEN's ...

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COAL CHAMBER: Soundtrack Bound!

COAL CHAMBER will be contributing two new songs to The Scorpion King and Resident Evil soundtracks—“Glow” for the former, which will land in stores on March 26th through Republic/Universal Records, and “Something” for the latter, which is due on March 12th through Roadrunner. Both tracks will also appear on the band's long-awaited third full-length CD, ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Land New Drummer, Continue Bassist Search

POWERMAN 5000 have acquired an as-yet-undisclosed new drummer as a replacement for Al Pahanish, who left the group in October to pursue other projects. Currently in the studio recording material for their forthcoming CD (following an aborted attempt, entitled Anyone For Doomsday?, that got pulled two weeks prior to its scheduled August 28th release), POWERMAN ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE And Family Land TV Show

OZZY OSBOURNE and his family will be the subject of a new TV series, The Osbournes, to debut on MTV on March 5th. The series is based on a six-month period during which Ozzy and family allowed MTV nearly unlimited access to their personal and professional lives. According to the network, the show deals with ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Land In The Los Angeles Times!

THE IRON MAIDENS, L.A.'s all-girl tribute to IRON MAIDEN that features in its ranks PHANTOM BLUE drummer Linda McDonald and guitarist Josephine, were the subject of an article in today's edition of The Los Angeles Times. You can read the feature (which includes a talk with THE IRON MAIDENS vocalist Jenny "Bruce Chickinson" Warren) at ...

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ARCH ENEMY's "Wages Of Sin" To Be Unleashed On March 18th!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ARCH ENEMY — Supreme Wages Of Sin to be released on March 18th, 2002! The wait is finally over, soon we are all to experience the frenetically anticipated release of ARCH ENEMY's finest album to date, Wages Of Sin in Europe and America! The Swedish Metal supergroup has become the leading band ...

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CRYOGENIC Land New Vocalist

Australia's CRYOGENIC have recruited former HENRY'S ANGER singer Steve Simmons to fill the vacancy left by the departure of Sloane Maloney. Two showcase gigs are set for Sydney sometime in February. ...

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OMEN Re-Awaken To An "Eternal Black Dawn"!

Classic US metallers OMEN are currently in the studio recording their eagerly-anticipated follow-up to Reopening The Gates, entitled Eternal Black Dawn. The group's first CD with new vocalist Kevin Goocher, Eternal Black Dawn is tentatively scheduled to be mixed in January for a late spring release through an as-yet-undetermined record company. According to guitarist/founder Kenny ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Vocalist Enters Tenth Dimension!

Britain's BLAZE, led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE vocalist Blaze Bayley, will release its sophomore album, entitled Tenth Dimension, in the UK on February 4th. Tenth Dimension will receive a continental European release on January 21st through SPV/Steamhammer Records. A two-CD digipack version of the album, featuring the album, a 28-page booklet and a bonus CD ...

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