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SCOTT WEILAND: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Have Not Broken Up

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland called into "The Cane Show" on K-Rock on Wednesday (June 16) and commented on several topics, including the future of STP, his plans with VELVET REVOLVER and his personal life. The following are some of the highlights of the conversation: On STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' current status and his ...

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SOIL Hit Los Angeles Studio For Additional Recordings

SOIL have been holed up at Sound City studios in Los Angeles with producer Nick Raskulenicz (FOO FIGHTERS, DANZIG) laying down additional tracks for their forthcoming sophomore J Records effort, "Redefine". The follow-up to 2001's "Scars", the bulk of which was recorded earlier in the year with longtime collaborator Johnny K at Chicago's Groovemaster studio, ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's JOSH And TROY On K-ROCK

K-Rock's Cabbie talked to Josh Homme and Troy Van Leeuwen of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE when they stopped by the studio in New York on Tuesday (May 20). They were in town to perform with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and MARS VOLTA. Troy talked about his multiple projects, as did Josh. Listen to the ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Signs Deal To Write And Direct 'House' Sequel

Rob Zombie has inked a deal with Lions Gate Films to write and direct a sequel to his directorial debut, the horror feature "House of 1000 Corpses", according to Billboard.com. "House of 1000 Corpses" has earned more than $11 million in box office receipts since its U.S. release last month. Production on the sequel is ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Finalize Track Listing For 'Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate'

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming third album, "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate", due this fall through ENTOMBED's Threeman Recordings. The follow-up to "When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours" will contain the following cuts: 01. Hate 02. Nailed ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY, ATROCITY Singers To Marry

THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine Espenæs will finally tie the knot with longtime love Alexander Krull, singer of Germany's ATROCITY, on July 3. In other news, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY guitarist Vegard K. Thorsen married his longtime girlfriend Anna on February 21. Also newly hitched is THEATRE OF TRAGEDY guitarist Frank Claussen, who "escaped all ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Name New Album

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have set "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" as the title for their forthcoming third album, due later in the year through ENTOMBED's Threeman Records. "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" was recorded at Soundlab Studios (where the band's last CD, "When We Are Done, Your ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist To Produce K-AGAIN

Former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader has been hired to produce the upcoming EP from Milan, Italy-based K-AGAIN. The group, who consist of Pigo (vocals), Gentleman (guitar), and Skizzo (bass, backing vocals), will be traveling to Hollywood, California in August to record the CD, due before the end of the year through Italy's 2KKRecords. "We ...

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UPDATED: SHARON OSBOURNE Assaulted!!

Sharon Osbourne was "viciously assaulted" Thursday night at a Los Angeles restaurant where she was having dinner with her family, a spokesperson for the Osbournes has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Osbourne was allegedly attacked by Renée Tab, a junior agent at ICM, who was previously accused by Sharon and Ozzy of crashing their New Year's Eve ...

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EDENBRIDGE, SIRENIA, TRAIL OF TEARS To Tour Europe

EDENBRIDGE, SIRENIA, TRAIL OF TEARS, BATTLELORE and SALTATIO MORTIS will team up for "The Magic Of Angels Tour", set to kick off in Germany in early May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 13 – Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle May 14 – Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik May 15 – Halle, GER @ Easy Schorre May ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Keeps Quiet When It Comes To Politics

Unlike many of his musician counterparts who have chosen to publicly speak out against the Bush administration's foreign policy, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich — who usually has no problem yapping away on a variety of subjects — draws the line when it comes to offering his political views. When asked by New York radio station ...

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CRYSTAL BALL To Support KROKUS In Switzerland

Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL will support KROKUS on the Swiss leg of their "Rock the Block" 2003 Tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 29 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Mar. 30 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Apr. 12 - Metropol - Lausanne, SWI Apr. 13 - Bierhuebeli - Bern, SWI Apr. ...

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Second Lawsuit Filed In GREAT WHITE Concert Tragedy

A second lawsuit was filed today in connection with the GREAT WHITE concert tragedy fire in Rhode Island — this one on behalf of a young girl who lost her 27-year-old mother in the blaze which took 99 lives, according to The Providence Journal. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Zoe Jean Kingsley, the 6-year-old ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's CHRIS CORNELL: 'OZZFEST Sucks'

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), stopped by the "Cane and Cabbie" show on New York's K-Rock yesterday. When asked why they are playing small shows on their current tour, Morello responded that it's because ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce European Tour Dates

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, have lined up the following European tour dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 07 – Halmstad, SWE @ Diezel Mar. 08 – Karlskoga, SWE @ Wictoria Mar. 14 – Halden, NOR @ Studenthuset Mar. 15 – Trondheim, NOR @ Studentersamfundet ...

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SPINESHANK Putting Finishing Touches On 'Self Destructive Pattern'

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker recently posted the following update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming album, tentatively titled "Self Destructive Pattern" (formerly "Violent Mood Swings"): "This has been an extremely busy 2 weeks. To start things off, we decided to pack up and drive to [producer] Garth [Richardson]'s studio, just ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: Tale Of The Missing Tapes

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have abandoned plans to issue a reworked version of an unreleased album from guitarist Lord K's (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) previous band, DEADMARCH, as the group's next CD. "The planned DEADMARCH album won't be re-recorded as fuckin' idiot Tomas Skogsberg [projected producer for ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Official Statement Regarding U.K. Show Postponement

CRADLE OF FILTH have issued an official statement regarding the postponement of their U.K. dates, originally scheduled to take place later in the month. The statement reads as follows: "CRADLE OF FILTH have had to postpone their three December live shows due to ill health. Unfortunately, [vocalist] Dani [Filth] has been diagnosed with a respiratory ...

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SNAKEPIT Magazine Returns With Issue #11!!

Snakepit, self-described as "Europe's leading heavy/ power/ speed/ thrash magazine", has returned with issue 11, featuring extensive chats with Richard Bateman (PURGATORY/ AGENT STEEL/ NOCTURNUS/ NASTY SAVAGE), ANIHILATED, CANDLEMASS, DOOMSWORD, ETERNAL REIGN, GAMMACIDE, GENOCIDE/REPULSION, INTRUDER, K-OCTAVE, LAAZ ROCKIT, COMBAT RECORDS (label special), LOST HORIZON, MERCENARY, MORTAL SIN, PARAGON, PENTAGRAM (Chile Gods!), POSSESSED (first chat with ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: HALFORD Reunion Rumors Are False

JUDAS PRIEST have slammed as false an "official" announcement on a British hard rock web site that the group are reuniting with ex-vocalist Rob Halford for an upcoming album and tour in 2003. "Please ignore the so called 'official' announcement in PowerPlay magazine about a reunion — this is not true and definitely ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Headline K-ROCK'S CLAUS-FEST 2002

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), will be headlining K-Rock's Claus-Fest 2002 at the Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 12. Also set to appear at the event are KELLY & OZZY OSBOURNE, QUEENS OF THE ...

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THE PROJECT HATE To Sign New Record Deal, Re-Record Early Album

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, are on the verge of signing a two-album deal with Holland's Mascot Records. "We hope for a good co-operation [between the band and the label]," stated guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson). "Anything is better than [previous label] Massacre anyways." In other ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Announce UK Gigs

CRADLE OF FILTH will be playing a total of three UK shows in December, including their previously announced December 13 gig at The Astoria in London. The details are as follows: Dec. 11 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Dec. 12 – Norwich, UK @ The Waterfront Dec. 13 – London, UK @ K-Fest CRADLE ...

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ARK Commence Work On New CD

ARK, who feature in their ranks former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current MASTERPLAN vocalist Jorn Lande, ex-CONCEPTION guitarist Tore Østby, former MALMSTEEN drummer John Macaluso, and ex-MALMSTEEN bassist Randy Coven, have entered Area 51 Studios in Celle, Germany to begin recording their new album with producer Tommy Newton (HELLOWEEN, VICTORY). "ARK reunited in Southern France six weeks ago, ...

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KISS' GENE SIMMONS To Appear On 'The O'Reilly Factor'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will be appearing live on Fox's The O'Reilly Factor (hosted by Bill O'Reilly) on Wednesday, September 25th at 3:30 PM PST. On Friday, Simmons will be hosting the Gene Simmons Tongue #2 party at Barfly on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. "Cover girl Carrie Stevens who, among other things was Eric ...

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