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MURDERDOLLS To Support DEFTONES In Australia

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, will be supporting the DEFTONES at their two headlining shows in Australia during the "off" days on the ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Commence Songwriting Process For New CD

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT have commenced the songwriting process for their next studio album, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004. "We are in the process of writing new material, and I can tell you that it's definitely in the style of the old stuff," bassist Danny Lilker said in an official press release. ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Announce New Vocalist (Again)

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have parted ways with vocalist Daniel Regefelt "due to personal issues" and have replaced him with GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill. Regefelt had joined the band in early October as a replacement for Jonas Sandberg, who left the group in September. CONSTRUCDEAD are still seeking a new label ...

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HADES ALMIGHTY Drummer Makes Guest Appearance On AETERNUS CD

HADES ALMIGHTY drummer Remi has recorded a guest appearance on the track "The Trident" on the upcoming AETERNUS album, "A Darker Monument", which is currently being laid down at Greighallen Studios with producer Pytten (ENSLAVED, MORK GRYNING) for an early 2003 release through Nocturnal Art Productions. "This song has one steady rhythm," explained AETERNUS on ...

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WORLD BELOW Ink Deal With CRESTFALLEN RECORDS

WORLD BELOW, the new band consisting of CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren, CARNAL FORGE/ex-IN THY DREAMS drummer Stefan Westerberg, and ex-SIDEBURNERS bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson, have inked a deal with Australia's Crestfallen Records. The group, whose music is being described as a mixture of "CANDLEMASS and early BLACK SABBATH with truly killer vocals," will issue their ...

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DYING FETUS: 'It Is Great To Be Back In The Studio'

DYING FETUS have commenced the recording sessions for the group's next studio album, titled "Stop At Nothing" at Hit and Run Studios in Rockville, Maryland. "The drum tracks are nearly complete," states a message on the band's official web site. "It is great to be back in the studio after two years and we are ...

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CARNAL FORGE Members Form Side Project

CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren, CARNAL FORGE drummer Stefan Westerberg, and ex-S.I.B./ TURABUS bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson have joined forces in a new band called WORLD BELOW. Self-described as "slow, dark, atmospheric, psychedelic, mournful and utterly heavy," WORLD BELOW is said to be "a progressive doom-metal trip influenced by everything from PINK FLOYD via BLACK SABBATH ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Announce New Singer, Part With Label

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have announced the addition of vocalist Daniel Regefelt to the group's lineup following the departure of Jonas Sandberg last month. In addition, the band have parted ways with Cold Records and are currently seeking a new record deal. "This was a natural step in our progress and ...

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STATIC-X's TRIPP EISEN: Why I Left MURDERDOLLS

STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has finally spoken out about his departure from the MURDERDOLLS, the group he formed with SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison (who plays guitar in the band), singer Wednesday 13, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves. The following is Tripp's official statement regarding his decision to leave the group: "To all MURDERDOLLS ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Issue Live Album In November

L.A.-based instrumental all-star outfit, COSMOSQUAD, are currently readying their first ever live album, titled Live at the Baked Potato, due out in November via guitarist Jeff Kollman's Marmaduke label. Recorded and mixed by Kollman and David Knauer (ERIC GALES, etc.), the disc features 14 songs from both the self-titled COSMOSQUAD debut and 2002's highly acclaimed ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Appear On 'Dawson's Creek'

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, will be flying out to North Carolina this week to shoot the Halloween episode of TV show Dawson's ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Part Ways With Vocalist

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have amicably parted ways with vocalist Jonas Sandberg and are currently seeking a replacement. "There's no bad blood between us," reads a statement on the band's official web site. "We wish Jonas all the best and good luck in the future!! Feel free to mail him at: ...

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Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Frontman To Issue Solo CD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Mark Boals will issue a solo album, entitled Edge Of The World, in Japan on October 23rd though Marquee Inc, and in other territories shortly after. Described in an official press release as "his most diverse and creative solo album yet," Edge Of The World "is very much a melodic hard ...

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ERIK RUTAN Leaves MORBID ANGEL

Guitarist Erik Rutan has announced his departure from MORBID ANGEL in order to devote himself entirely to HATE ETERNAL. "Being in MORBID ANGEL for the past nine years has been the greatest time of my life," Rutan said in a statement. "To play in my favorite death metal band of all time has been a ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Make London In-Store Appearance

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, will be making a personal appearance at the Virgin Megastore in Piccadilly Circus, London, UK at 6:00 PM ...

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MURDERDOLLS: UK Dates Announced

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have lined up the following UK dates during September: Sep. 09 – Glasgow, UK @ G2 Sep. 10 ...

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MURDERDOLLS: Another MP3 Posted Online

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have posted an MP3 of the track "Let's Go To War", taken from the group's forthcoming Beyond ...

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MURDERDOLLS Announce US Dates

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 30 - San Diego @ Epicenter Jul. 31 ...

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HATE ETERNAL Line Up Brazilian Dates

Florida death metallers HATE ETERNAL, featuring MORBID ANGEL guitarist Erik Rutan and former MORBID ANGEL fill-in bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson, have lined up two Brazilian dates in September, with a possible third show yet to be announced. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - São Paulo, BRA @ Setembro Negro Sep. 29 – Recife, BRA @ ...

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MURDERDOLLS Confirmed For Japan's SUMMER SONIC Festival

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have been confirmed for Japan's Summer Sonic Festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 17-18. ...

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MURDERDOLLS Track Listing Unveiled

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have finalized the track listing for their debut album, entitled Beyond The Valley of The Murderdolls. It ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Step "Beyond The Valley" In Late Summer

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have re-dubbed their recently-completed debut album Beyond The Valley Of The Murderdolls. A late summer release through ...

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MURDERDOLLS MP3 Available For Download

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have posted an MP3 of the track "Dead In Hollywood", taken from the group's forthcoming Right To ...

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MURDERDOLLS: "Musical Equivalent Of Being Kicked In The Teeth"

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, are currently mixing their debut album at SR Audio studios in Des Moines, Iowa for a late ...

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SLIPKNOT: Side Project Update

The forthcoming debut CD from CLOSURE, the solo project of SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor, will include 11 or 12 of the 16 songs recently laid down by the five-piece band at Catamount Studios in Cedar Falls, Iowa, according to a report posted at MTV.com. Produced by the band and Tom Tatman (i.e. LIVING SACRIFICE, CRAIG ...

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SLIPKNOT: What's In A Name?!

The following article was authored by Erik Missio and originally posted by Canada's ChartAttack.com on Friday, May 3rd: Speaking on a stereotypical basis, hardcore SLIPKNOT fans are usually thought of as being only slightly above INSANE CLOWN POSSE devotees when it comes to criteria like maturity, literacy, individuality and hygiene (before we get ...

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