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ILL NINO Confirmed For OZZFEST UK

ILL NINO have been added to the bill of this year's UK Ozzfest. The full line-up of artists currently scheduled to appear at the May 25th event, which will take place at Castle Donington, is as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN TOOL SLAYER CRADLE OF FILTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY LOSTPROPHETS HUNDRED REASONS MUSHROOMHEAD ...

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UK OZZFEST 2002: More Acts Confirmed

MUSHROOMHEAD, LOSTPROPHETS and NONPOINT are among the latest acts to have been confirmed for the UK edition of this year's Ozzfest festival, which is scheduled to take place at Castle Donnington on Saturday, May 25th. The full line-up of artists confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN ...

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TOOL Line Up Overseas Appearances

According to the Toolshed page, TOOL have lined up the following overseas dates during late spring: Apr. 10 Tokyo, JAP @ Akasaka Blitz Apr. 11 Tokyo, JAP @ Akasaka Blitz Apr. 12 Osaka, JAP @ Mother Hall Apr. 14 Nagoya, JAP @ Diamond Hall w/THE MELVINS Apr. 18 Christchurch, NZ @ Westpac Trust ...

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DROWNING POOL Join UK OZZFEST Line-Up

DROWNING POOL have reportedly joined the bill for the UK Ozzfest show, which is scheduled to take place at Donington on May 25th. Other acts set to appear at the event are OZZY OSBOURNE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, TOOL, SLAYER and CRADLE OF FILTH. ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Added To Dutch OZZFEST Bill

Holland's gold-selling act WITHIN TEMPTATION have been added to the June 1st Nijmegen stop of the upcoming Ozzfest 2002 European tour, where they will join OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and SLAYER for the festivities. WITHIN TEMPTATION is not expected to join the bill on any of the other dates on the European ...

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TOOL Win Grammy For "Best Metal Performance"

TOOL won a Grammy in the category “Best Metal Performance” for their track "Schism" at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. TOOL beat out BLACK SABBATH ("The Wizard"), SLAYER ("Disciple"), SLIPKNOT ("Left Behind") and SYSTEM OF A DOWN ("Chop Suey!" ) to win the ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY: "I Know SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Win Grammy"

SLIPKNOT's Paul Gray on the possibility of the group winning a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category (for "Left Behind") at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS tonight, Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles: “It's cool that we're nominated. I ...

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OZZFEST Europe 2002 Update

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, featuring OZZY OSBOURNE guitarst Zakk Wylde, have been officially confirmed for the American and European legs of the upcoming Ozzfest 2002 festival tour. In other news, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL and an as-yet-undisclosed third band (presumably SYSTEM OF A DOWN) have been confirmed for the Polish stop of the tour, which will take ...

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SILVERCHAIR: "Diorama" North American Release Date Set

Australia's SILVERCHAIR will issue their fourth studio album, entitled Diorama, through Atlantic Records in the US on July 9th. Other countries should expect the CD within a week of the North America release date. As previously reported, Diorama will hit Australian and New Zealand shops on Monday, April 1st. Among the tracks set to appear ...

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SILVERCHAIR Set Release Date For "Diorama"

Australia's SILVERCHAIR will release their latest CD, entitled Diorama, in Australia and New Zealand on April 1st. Release dates in other countries will be announced shortly. Among the tracks set to appear on the album are the current single, "The Greatest View", "Without You", "One Way Mule" and "World Upon Your Shoulders". Diorama was recorded ...

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TOOL/CIVILIAN Summer Outing Rumored

Unsubstantiated rumors indicate that the new band of former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), along with ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell—who are reportedly calling themselves CIVILIAN—will be making their first live appearances this spring/summer as the support act for TOOL. CIVILIAN's Rick Rubin-produced debut CD is ...

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SILVERCHAIR To Issue "The Greatest View" On January 28th

SILVERCHAIR's new single, "The Greatest View", will hit Australian and New Zealand record stores on Monday, January 28th. The single will feature two extra songs"Pins In My Needles" and "Too Much Of Not Enough"both of which (like The Greatest View) were written and co-produced by Daniel Johns and produced by David Bottrill (i.e. TOOL, ...

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FATES WARNING: Possible DVD, Covers/Rare CD On The Way

FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos has posted the following update on the band's activities via the group's official message board on December 30th: “Hi everybody, “Just wanted to wish everyone a happy and prosperous new year. “Looks like the plan is for FATES to start writing for the next record in mid to late '02 ...

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Violence - NOTHINGFACE

The group's first CD since signing with TVT Records in early 1999 (and third overall), NOTHINGFACE's latest is a relatively enjoyable blend of unadulterated aggression and saccharine melodies that help lift this 12-track release above the bulk of the more predictable sounds coming from the current heavy rock scene. Standing out like a sore thumb ...

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White Pony - DEFTONES

One of the most heavily anticipated released of 2000 has turned out to be a bit of a disappointment, with most of the cuts featuring a more restrained, melodic musical direction and an increased emphasis on Chino Moreno's one-dimensional singing voice, which has never sounded quite as flat as it does here. While Chino has ...

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Archive News Nov 22, 2001

As a result of a tremendous increase in traffic since the anthrax terrorist attacks started, ANTHRAX (the band) have decided to move their official web site to http://www.anthraxtheband.com. According to a statement issued by anthraxheband.com webmaster Brent, “we've been getting immense numbers of hits (at times greater than starwars.com got to download ...

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Archive News Nov 21, 2001

According to a report published in yesterday's edition of The New York Post, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst “lied when he said he visited a dying Australian girl injured in a mosh pit at his concert. Durst told Access Hollywood he visited Jessica Michalik on her deathbed and kept in touch with ...

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Archive News Nov 14, 2001

THE REJECTS, a long-running project featuring vocalist Dizzy Reject, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, and STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, entered the studio on Monday, November 12th to finish up work on their long-awaited debut album, which is scheduled to emerge in early 2002 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. Regular studio updates, posted by Dizzy, ...

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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 17, 2001 - update 2

Sweden's MARDUK have announced the updated itinerary for their upcoming American trek. The dates are as follows:

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Oct. 05 - Aurora, IL @ Riley's

Oct. 06 - St Louis, MO @ Creepy Crawl

Oct. 07 - St Paul, MN @ The Lab

Oct. 09 ...

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Archive News Sep 10, 2001 - update 2

QUEENSRYCHE vocalist Geoff Tate is due to officially begin recording his new solo album on September 13th. Not many details are presently available about the upcoming CD, but it is believed that the line-up of musicians performing on the album will be the same as the one that appeared live back in June, a ...

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Archive News Aug 29, 2001

The full track listing for ROB ZOMBIE's upcoming The Sinister Urge CD has been announced. The song titles are as follows:

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01. Sinners Inc.

02. Demon Speeding

03. Dead Girl Superstar (feat. Kerry King)

04. Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy)

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Archive News Aug 27, 2001 - update 1

Based on recent “off the record” statements made by drummer Michel Langevin (aka Away), the current incarnation of VOIVOD—which includes Langevin, guitarist Denis D'Amour (aka Piggy), and returning frontman Denis Belanger (aka Snake)—will take up to a year composing material for the group's upcoming studio album and will likely complete most of the initial ...

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Archive News Aug 23, 2001

The revamped SKID ROW, featuring new vocalist Johnny Solinger (formerly of SOLINGER), have nearly completed work on their upcoming CD, tentatively titled Thick Is The Skin, which is due to be released through an as-yet-undetermined label later in the year. Apparently, several songs have yet to be mixed and other packaging-related issues have to ...

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