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PILEDRIVER Reform, Begin Work On New Album

Classic Canadian metallers PILEDRIVER have reformed and are currently writing material for a new album, to be released on Halloween 2004 through Blacula Records, the new label started by former SACRIFICE/RAZOR/ANVIL manager Ray "Black Metal" Wallace. A PILEDRIVER DVD will also be released at the same time. According to the Internet heavy metal encyclopedia BNR, ...

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ANVIL: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Jun. 27 – Toronto, ONT @ Sneaky Dee's Jul. 18 – Perth, ONT @ Codes Mill (Perth Metal Meltdown 2003) Jul. 25 – Brampton, ONT @ Raxx Bar & Grill Aug. 21 – Toronto, ONT @ Lee's Palace Aug. 23 – ...

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ANVIL Announce Canadian Dates

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 12 – Toronto, ONT @ Third Floor Reillys May 09 - Rimouski, QUE @ Cactus Bar Jul. 18 - Perth, ONT @ Perth Metal Meltdown 2003 ...

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PINK ANVIL: 'Halloween Party' Track Listing Unveiled

PINK ANVIL, the new band featuring MINISTRY bassist Paul Barker, have set the track listing for their debut album, "Halloween Party", due on April 22 through Ipecac Records. It is as follows: 01. Beginning 02. Rubber Suit 03. Cause I Told You 04. Desert 05. Adagio In Cb 06. Downer 07. Rubber Suit, Pt. 2 ...

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ANVIL Line Up Canadian Dates

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL have announced the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 12 – Toronto, ONT @ Third Floor Reillys Jul. 18 - Perth, ONT @ Codes's Mill (Perth Metal Meltdown 2003) ...

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KRISIUN To Begin Recording New CD

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN will begin recording their new album on Feb. 21 at BeBop Studios in Sao Paulo, Brazil with producer Pierre Rémillard (CRYPTOPSY, VOIVOD, ANVIL). The follow-up to "Ageless Venomous" is tentatively scheduled for a late spring/early summer release through Century Media Records. ...

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MINISTRY Bassist Launches Side Project

PINK ANVIL, the new project featuring MINISTRY bassist Paul Barker, have inked a deal with Mike Patton's Ipecac Records. The group's debut album is expected to surface early next year. PINK ANVIL will debut some of the material from the upcoming CD at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Dec. 31 as ...

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Still Going Strong - ANVIL

Still going strong? Well, that's certainly subjective. ANVIL's umpteenth album opens with two tracks of pure and total greatness. They've got the power, dynamics, passion and drive that ANVIL used to fill entire albums with. They rush out of the starting gate in a torrent, screaming "ANVIL is fucking back!" "Race Against Time" and "In ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Recruit HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END Frontman

SEVEN WITCHES have recruited singer James Rivera (i.e. HELSTAR, DESTINY'S END, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM) as the replacement for ex-CRIMSON GLORY frontman Wade Black, who left the band last month due to "personal and business related matters within the band." Rivera made his debut appearance with the group at this past weekend's Classic Metal Fest II ...

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ANVIL To Record New CD In May

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL are scheduled to enter the studio on May 6th to begin recording their brand new CD, titled Still Going Strong, for a late 2002 release. Among the cuts that are tentatively set to appear on the album are "Race Against Time" and "Sativa". As previously reported, ANVIL will be performing at ...

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ANVIL Live Broadcast On January 31st!

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will be performing a live concert broadcast on CKMS' metal radio show Space In Your Face on Thursday, January 31st from 10 PM until 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 into ...

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ANVIL Rarity Makes Splash On eBay

ANVIL mainman Lips recently commented on the existence of rare copies of the original vinyl version of ANVIL's Hard'n'Heavy LP, issued under the name LIPS, which are currently making the rounds via eBay and other auction sites (a current eBay auction has the item going for upwards of $120): “Just think: the LIPS ...

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ANVIL Gets A Broadcast, Prepares New CD!

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL will be conducting a live concert radio broadcast via CKMS 100.3 FM from their performance in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on January 31st, 2001. The broadcast will be part of the Space In Your Face (SIYF) program which is aired on CKMS on Thursdays from 10:00 PM to midnight. As previously reported, ANVIL's ...

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Archive News Nov 19, 2001 - update 2

Kip Winger, he of WINGER fame, has placed “original and authentic WINGER/Kip Winger memorabilia” for sale via eBay. According to Winger's official web site, “this garage sale features clothing used in performances and photo shoots, and equipment used in the studio on his recent albums.” For more info, go to this location.

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Archive News Nov 12, 2001

NEVERMORE have dismissed as “totally false” the statement issued by the group's record company, Century Media Records, on Thursday, October 8th that indicated that the band had withdrawn from the five-date east coast/midwest tour with OVERKILL (which was scheduled to run from November 25th through December 2nd) in order to begin work ...

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Archive News Nov 06, 2001

Acclaimed rap/metal act STUCK MOJO will reunite for a New Year's Eve show in Atlanta—the first time the much-missed outfit will perform together on stage in a year and four months. According to guitarist Rich Ward, “I have spoken to [STUCK MOJO/420 MONKS frontman] Bonz and we have agreed to do ...

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Archive News Nov 05, 2001

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD / SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE / LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt and SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, have refuted the recent reports of Mayorga leaving the band in order to rejoin SOULFLY on a full-time basis. According to an ...

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Archive News Oct 23, 2001

In light of the numerous tour cancellations that have been announced in the recent weeks, MACHINE HEAD have issued a statement assuring their European fans that they will, in fact, be going ahead with their scheduled European headlined tour as planned. The statement—the Robert Flynn-handwritten version of which can be viewed at ...

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Archive News Oct 05, 2001

SOULFLY have replaced drummer Joe Nunez with returning skinsman Roy Mayorga, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. As first reported here three days ago, Nunez left, or was fired from (depending on whom you talk to), SOULFLY after insisting on re-negotiating his financial arrangement with the group, which is said to have barely allowed him the ...

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Archive News Sep 07, 2001

It's official!!! As first reported here on June 30th (another BLABBERMOUTH.NET worldwide exclusive that we have to pat ourselves on the back for), VOIVOD have finally confirmed the return of original vocalist Snake (aka Denis Belanger) and addition of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted to the group's current recording line-up, which is completed by ...

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