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MOTOGRATER Mixing Debut For Summer Release

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER are currently mixing their debut album with producer James "Jimbo" Barton (METALLICA, RUSH, MARILYN MANSON, STONE SOUR) at Track Records studio in Los Angeles for a summer release through No Name/Elektra Records. A new track, titled "Suffocate", can be heard in streaming audio in the "Use It Or Lose It" ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist To Issue Solo Debut

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, has set "District 6" as the title for its upcoming debut, due later in the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. "District 6", which features an appearance by former KITTIE bassist Talena Atfield, will contain the following track listing (in no particular order): 01. Synergy ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: 'I Didn't Sing With BRITNEY SPEARS!'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message at www.limpbizkit.com: "Well, howdy partners!!!!!!! I'm in the studio just about to wrap up the vocals!! Only four songs away!! Man, you're gonna shit!! Today, Al Jergesen [sic] from MINISTRY is in the studio with me and we're gonna tear some shit up!! I also ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Commence Work On New Album

Los Angeles-based FIREBALL MINISTRY are currently at Grandmaster Recorders working on a new studio album. Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS) is producing the as-yet-untitled project for a 2003 release. A label has not yet been announced. FIREBALL MINISTRY can be seen on MTV all month long as part of their "You Hear It First" series. For ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Announce European Tour

RAGING SPEEDHORN are set to embark on a massive headline tour of UK, Ireland & Europe at the beginning of 2003. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 19 – Newport, UK @ TJs Jan. 20 - Plymouth, UK @ Club 103 Jan. 21 - Bridgewater, UK @ Palace Theatre Jan. 22 - Cambridge, UK @ ...

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MINISTRY: More European Dates Announced

MINISTRY have announced the following European dates during February/March: Feb. 24 - Amsterdam, NETH @ Paradiso Feb. 25 - Oberhausen, GER @ Turbinenhalle Feb. 26 - Berlin, GER @ Columbiahalle Feb. 28 - Paris, FRA @ Elysee Montmatre Mar. 02 - London, UK @ Astoria MINISTRY's latest studio album, "Animosotosomina", is scheduled to be released ...

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MINISTRY To Play One-Off London Gig

Seminal industrial outfit MINISTRY have confirmed a one-off show at London's Astoria on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2003. The group's latest studio album, "Animosotosomina", is scheduled to be released on Feb. 17, 2003 through Sanctuary Records. ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN To Contribute To New LIMP BIZKIT CD

MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen is the latest guest musician to contribute to the forthcoming LIMP BIZKIT album, "Less Is More". Jourgensen joins the likes of ex-HELMET man Page Hamilton, KORN's Head and WEEZER mastermind Rivers Cuomo on the upcoming effort, which is currently being recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Rick Rubin. According ...

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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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MINISTRY: 'Animositisomina' Track Listing Unveiled

The tentative track listing for MINISTRY's much-anticipated new effort, "Animositisomina", is as follows: 01. Animosity 02. Unsung 03. Piss 04. Lockbox 05. Broken 06. The Light Pours Out Of Me (MAGAZINE cover) 07. Shove 08. Impossible 09. Stolen 10. Leper "Animositisomina" is due to be released on Feb. 24 through Sanctuary Records. ...

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MINISTRY To Issue 'Animositisomina' In February

MINISTRY are scheduled to release their brand new album, "Animositisomina", on February 4, 2003 through Sanctuary Records. Widely reported to be the group's "fastest and heaviest" offering since 1992's "Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs", the album is expected to include such cuts as "The Light Pours Out" (MAGAZINE ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN Gets Hitched!

MINISTRY mastermind Al Jourgensen has gotten married, according to Alex Zander, editor-in-chief of MK Ultra magazine. "I was out shopping at my favorite clothing store in Chicago, and the store owner showed me the photos," says Zander. Al was allegedly wearing a white tuxedo with his trademark cowboy hat over his dyed bright red hair, ...

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SOCIETY 1 Ink Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Earache Records is proud to announce its newest worldwide signing: SOCIETY 1. Fronted by Hollywood extremist, Matt Zane, SOCIETY 1 are at the forefront of the new breed of L.A. metal bands. With a pounding industrial pulse, ballistic guitars and Matt Zane's unparallelled rage, SOCIETY 1 have inspired comparisons to MARILYN MANSON, ...

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Former STRYPER Bassist Issues Call For Band Reunion

Ex-STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines wants nothing more than to reunite with his former bandmates. "I miss being together with the [rest of the STRYPER] guys," the bassist admitted on his official web site. "I think what I miss the most about being a part of STRYPER was how God's presence was always there. I miss ...

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SOULFLY: LOGAN MADER Rumor Gets Shot Down

Contrary to reports posted via other Internet sources, SOULFLY have NOT been rejoined by former MACHINE HEAD and current MEDICATION guitarist Logan Mader on the eve of their ongoing European tour. Ex-SNOT guitarist Mikey Doling is by all accounts very much part of the group's line-up and was on hand during the band's appearance last ...

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Greece's ROCKWAVE FESTIVAL Cancelled!

Greece's much-anticipated Rockwave Festival, previously scheduled to be held on July 1-3 at the Athens Horse Training Park (KEIPP) in Athens, has been officially cancelled. The event, which was set to include appearances by SLAYER, DREAM THEATER, HALFORD, IN FLAMES, JAG PANZER, MOTÖRHEAD, NEVERMORE, OPETH, PARADISE LOST, and RUNNING WILD, was called off due to ...

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FEAR FACTORY's "Concrete" To Surface On July 30th

FEAR FACTORY may have recently passed on into heavy metal history following their latest album Digimortal, but the band's legacy lives on not only in their catalog, which includes the gold-certified Obsolete, but in the forthcoming release of their never-before heard album Concrete, produced by heavy music guru Ross Robinson. On July 30th, fans of ...

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SOULFLY Pull Out Of UK's LOST WEEKEND Festival

Due to ongoing problems with the UK's Lost Weekend show in July, SOULFLY will no longer be appearing at the event. However, as consolation to their British fans, Max Cavalera and co. have announced a one-off London date at The Forum on July 10th. The Forum date will be the first chance for UK fans ...

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MINISTRY: Next CD Will Be Fastest And Heaviest In A Decade

MINISTRY's forthcoming studio CD, entitled Animositisomina, will be the group's fastest and heaviest offering since 1992's Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs, according to mainman Al Jourgensen. “This new record is harder than getting hit over the head with a shovel full of cement,” Jourgensen told MTV. “The title ...

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SATYRICON Studio Report #2

SATYRICON mainman Satyr has posted the following studio report from the ongoing mixing sessions at a Danish studio with producer Jeff "Critter" Newell (i.e. MINISTRY, GUNS N' ROSES, FILTER, etc.) for the group's forthcoming album, which is due to be released in August/September through Capitol Records (Scandinavia): “We're almost done, two songs left to go ...

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SATYRICON Start Mixing New CD In Danish Studio

Norway's SATYRICON will begin mixing their long-awaited new album with producer Jeff "Critter" Newell (i.e. MINISTRY, GUNS N ROSES, FILTER, etc.) at an undisclosed studio in Denmark this week for an August/September Scandinavian release through Capitol Records. As yet untitled, the upcoming album will feature guest appearances from Anja Garbarek and Knut Schreiner (TURBONEGRO) as ...

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RAMMSTEIN Headlining Festival Appearances Announced

RAMMSTEIN have been confirmed as the headliners of the following European festivals in late spring/early summer: May 20 Landgraaf, NETH @ Pinkpop May 24 Madrid, SPA @ Festimad Jun. 08 Milan, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 13 Hultsfred, SWE @ Hultsfred Festival Jun. 15 Seinjoki, FIN @ Provinsirock Jun. 27 Roskilde, DEN @ Roskilde ...

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MINISTRY Start Work On New CD, Announce Live Album And DVD

MINISTRY have started work on the material for their debut album for the Sanctuary label, titled Animositisomina, which, according to mainman Al Jourgenson, is the word 'animosity' spelled forwards and backwards, minus the 'y.' It's double the hatred and double the time on my hands..." In the meantime, MINISTRY will be issuing a live album ...

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