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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE: 27 New Songs And Counting

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE are working on working on no less than 27 tracks for their as-yet-untitled new studio album, due late next year through American Recordings. "I think it's gonna develop naturally," bassist Chad Hanks told Metal Hammer about the concept behind the upcoming CD. "The record is still very much in its embryonic stages, ...

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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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OZZY OSBOURNE Named Greatest Hell-Raiser Ever In Internet Poll

OZZY OSBOURNE was named the greatest rock hell-raiser ever by nearly a third of those polled by Internet firm blueyonder. Osbourne took 31% of the votes, while ROLLING STONES frontman Mick Jagger managed 17%. The late Sid Vicious of the SEX PISTOLS, came in third while Robbie Williams placed fourth. Chad Raube of Telewest Broadband ...

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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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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Returning To Club After Walk-Off

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will return to a Steamboat Springs, Colorado nightclub after walking off stage last week, his manager told the Associated Press on Friday. Neil left the Levelz nightclub in this resort town on August 14th after someone threw something on stage, manager Burt Stein said. Stein said Neil felt threatened and ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Sift Through New Ideas, Travel To England

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE bassist Chad Hanks has posted the following update on the group's activities via the band's official web site: "Well well...we've been actively playing since last Wednesday...the beginning of sifting through a huge amount of ideas...we have about 27 'songs' to work on so far, if that gives you any idea, and I ...

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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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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Commence Work On New Material

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE bassist Chad Hanks posted the following update on the songwriting sessions for the group's sophomore CD, due in early 2003 through American Recordings: "Back in Minneapolis... [Vocalist] Martin [Cock] and myself have been working/vacationing (it's a hard balance) in Iowa at Paul from [SLIPKNOT's] house for the past 10 or so days...basically ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE: Why We Left COAL CHAMBER Tour

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE bassist Chad Hanks has issued the following statement regarding the group's decision to withdraw from the ongoing COAL CHAMBER/MEDICATION US tour: "The Official Reason We Have Dropped Off of the Coal Chamber Tour: Our producer and label owner, Rick Rubin, has requested that we take these next 5-7 weeks (depending on if ...

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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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VIVA DEATH: A FOO FIGHTERS/FACE TO FACE Collaboration

More information has surfaced about VIVA DEATH, the new band formed by FOO FIGHTERS guitarist Chris Shiflett, his brother/FACE TO FACE bassist Scott, FACE TO FACE frontman Trever Keith, and ubiquitous session drummer Josh Freese (i.e. VANDALS, A PERFECT CIRCLE). The group's 15-song, self-titled set is due on August 27th through Vagrant Records, the same ...

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Former SKINLAB Guitarist, SYSTEMATIC Bassist Join Forces In PRIMATE

PRIMATE, the San Francisco Bay Area metal band that features in its ranks guitarist Mike Roberts (ex-SKINLAB), bassist Rob Berri (ex-DECEIVED, LEVERAGE), and vocalist Chad Dinan (ex-KAGE), have parted ways with drummer Eric Ruel (ex-MOJAVE GREEN), and have added a second guitarist in the shape of former SYSTEMATIC bassist and ex-PRO-PAIN/SKINLAB axeman Nick St. Denis. ...

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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 Axeman Collaborates With NICKELBACK, SALIVA Frontmen On "Spider-Man" Cut

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger, and SALIVA singer Josey Scott have collaborated on a track called "Hero" (reportedly written by Kroeger), which will be included on the soundtrack to the upcoming Spider-Man movie. Also scheduled to appear on the album is a solo cut from SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor, ...

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Former SKINLAB Axeman Resurfaces In PRIMATE

Former SKINLAB guitarist Mike Roberts has resurfaced in a brand new San Francisco Bay Area metal act called PRIMATE. The group, which performed its first show on December 1st, is completed by bassist Rob Berri (ex-DECEIVED, LEVERAGE), drummer Eric Ruel (ex-MOJAVE GREEN), and vocalist Chad Dinan (ex-KAGE). According to Roberts, if you like the first ...

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Archive News Nov 28, 2001

SOULFLY are scheduled to perform at Salon 21 in Mexico City, Mexico on December 15th. Additional South American dates, including a possible Santiago, Chile gig on December 13th, will be announced shortly.


An MP3 file of the track “The Storm”, taken from KING DIAMOND's upcoming Abigail Part ...

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Archive News Aug 09, 2001

According to the UK web site of Roadrunner Records, the European release date of the forthcoming MACHINE HEAD CD, entitled Supercharger, has been set for Monday October 1st. The US release will presumably follow on Tuesday, October 2nd (as is customary with most of the label's high-profile releases), although this has yet to be ...

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Archive News Mar 24, 2001 - update 2

MUDVAYNE were forced to cancel the remainder of their European tour due to frontman Chad (Kud) Gray's ongoing vocal cord problems, which are a result of an injury which occurred when the band was touring the American west coast last month.

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In an official statement from the band, drummer ...

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