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DISFEAR: More European Tour Dates Announced

Swedish crust-metallers DISFEAR have added more dates to their European tour in support of their latest CD, "Misanthropic Generation" (Relapse). The trek is shaping up as follows: Apr. 22 - Bremen, GER @ Schlachthof Apr. 23 - Mülheim, GER @ AZ Mülheim Krakfest Apr. 24 - London, UK @ Astoria (w/ IN FLAMES, DEVILDRIVER, CALIBAN) ...

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HATEBREED To Play Summer Dates With SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST

HATEBREED have announced that they will be playing a bunch of dates with SLAYER and JUDAS PRIEST on "off" days during this year's Ozzfest tour. Club dates with DEVILDRIVER are also a possibility. HATEBREED are in the middle of the "Headbanger's Ball Tour" with DAMAGEPLAN, DROWNING POOL and UNEARTH. The group's next live appearance will ...

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IN FLAMES Draw 2,700 To Hometown Gig

Gothenburg, Sweden-based IN FLAMES kicked off their European tour with a hometown gig in front of an audience of 2,700 Friday night (April 16). The group's set list for the show, according to the French IN FLAMES fan site, Everdying.com, was as follows: 01. Dead Alone 02. F(r)iend 03. The Quiet Place 04. ...

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ENTOMBED Guitarist Named 'Full-Time Member' Of DISFEAR

ENTOMBED's Uffe Cederlund has officially joined Swedish crust-metallers DISFEAR as a full-time member. Cederlund was previously involved with the group as their second touring guitarist. DISFEAR are currently hard at work on material for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2005. In the meantime, the band will embark on a European tour in ...

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RAYMOND HERRERA Says 'Archetype' Is The Best FEAR FACTORY Has To Offer

FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera has told MorningNewsOnline.com that, contrary to popular belief, the songwriting process for the group's new album, "Archetype", did not have a more relaxed atmosphere now that the tensions toward former guitarist Dino Cazares, who was a major songwriting contributor, have been removed. "I wouldn't say the songwriting process was much ...

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DEVILDRIVER Secure Second-Stage Slot At OZZFEST 2004

DEVILDRIVER, the California-based band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, have secured a slot on the second stage of this year's Ozzfest, according to a posting at the Roadrunner Records web site. Other bands that have landed a rotating second-stage slot at Ozzfest 2004 include ATREYU, BLEEDING THROUGH, LACUNA COIL, EVERY ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Film Video For 'Nothing's Wrong?'

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, will be filming a video for the track "Nothing's Wrong?" in late March/early April at Velvet Jones in the group's hometown of Santa Barbara. DEVILDRIVER's first video, for the track "I Could Care Less", was directed by P.R. Brown (JERRY CANTRELL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) ...

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9MM SOLUTION: 'We Are Not MORTA SKULD'

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based 9MM SOLUTION, which features ex-MORTA SKULD members Dave Gregor, Jason Hellman, Ed Wallner, along with singer Hobbes Caltous, have issued a statement in response to fan inquiries about the similarities — or lack thereof — between their new band's sound and that of their previous group. Said Caltous, "I've gotten a couple ...

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FEAR FACTORY Added To SLIPKNOT Tour?

According to Clear Channel Entertainment (web site), FEAR FACTORY has been added to the forthcoming SLIPKNOT-headlined "Jagermeister" tour beginning in late March. It is not presently clear how many of the shows will feature FEAR FACTORY or which additional acts will provide support on the trek. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer To DEZ FAFARA: 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is'

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued a response to DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara's assertion that Iocono "should shut the fuck up and take a listen to DEVILDRIVER" before passing judgment on the group. In a press statement issued in December, Iacono voiced his frustration over the fact that DEVILDRIVER were chosen over KATAKLYSM to be ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Cyberwaste' Video Shoot Details Revealed

FEAR FACTORY have released more information about the video shoot for their track "Cyberwaste", which is scheduled to take place this weekend in Australia. According to drummer Raymond Herrera, the clip "will be filmed on Sunday, February 8 in Perth, Australia. We will have fans in the video. The video will be a live setting ...

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SEVENDUST Drummer: DEZ FAFARA Is Not Important To Society

SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose recently spoke to Tacoma, Washington's The News Tribune about his much-publicized "feud" with ex-COAL CHAMBER (and current DEVILDRIVER) frontman Dez Fafara. Asked what started the feud, Rose said, "It's been pretty humorous, actually, because to be honest he's not really someone who's important to society. So it's not like I'm talking ...

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THE HEAVILS Continue Work On Sophomore Album

Illinois-based metal band THE HEAVILS have set the tentative track listing for their sophomore album, which is currently being recorded at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, Canada with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, LAMB OF GOD, DECEMBER). The follow-up to 2003's "The Heavils" will feature a guest appearance by CHEAP TRICK guitarist Rick Nielsen. A ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Be Filmed For 'Headbanger's Ball' Episode

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, will be filmed on February 27 in New York City for an upcoming episode of MTV2's "Headbangers Ball". They will also be playing Irving Plaza in NYC later that night with OPETH. The exact air date for the episode will be announced soon. ...

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OPETH Cancel Edmonton Date, Reschedule For Two Days Later

Sweden's OPETH were forced to cancel their date in in Edmonton (Canada) on Tuesday, January 20 due to one of their members falling ill. However, they have rescheduled a new date for Thursday, January 22 at Red's. OPETH are in the middle of a North American tour with MOONSPELL and DEVILDRIVER. The group's next show ...

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