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SATYRICON Confirmed For ROSKILDE

SATYRICON have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde festival, which is scheduled to take place in Roskilde, Denmark between June 27th and 30th. The group's performance, which will likely take place on June 28th, will mark SATYRICON's first gig since the Tuska Metal Festival in Helsinki, Finland in 2000 (discounting a “short stunt appearance” at ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS US Tour Announced

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have announced the dates for their forthcoming US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 29 - San Diego, CA @ Canes Mar. 30 - Los Angeles CA @ Troubadour Apr. 01 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims ...

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SATYRICON Start Mixing New CD In Danish Studio

Norway's SATYRICON will begin mixing their long-awaited new album with producer Jeff "Critter" Newell (i.e. MINISTRY, GUNS N ROSES, FILTER, etc.) at an undisclosed studio in Denmark this week for an August/September Scandinavian release through Capitol Records. As yet untitled, the upcoming album will feature guest appearances from Anja Garbarek and Knut Schreiner (TURBONEGRO) as ...

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SATYRICON Push Back New CD Release, Finalize Compilation Track Listing

Norway's SATYRICON have pushed back the release date of their upcoming, as-yet-untitled studio CD to late August/early September following delays with the mix, which had originally been scheduled to take place in February. Featuring guest appearances from Anja Garbarek and Knut Schreiner (TURBONEGRO) as well as Phil Anselmo (PANTERA), the new album will be issued ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Rescheduled West Coast Dates Announced

The previously postponed DEVIN TOWNSEND/STRAPPING YOUNG LAD west coast live dates have now been rescheduled. The new dates are as follows: May 15 - Graceland - Seattle, WA May 16 - Satyricon - Portland, OR May 17 - Roadhouse - Sacramento, CA May 18 - Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA May 19 - ...

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TURBONEGRO Reunite For Summer Festival Appearances

Legendary Norwegian rock'n'rollers TURBONEGRO will reunite this summer for the group's first live shows since December 1998. So far the following appearances have been confirmed: Jun. 14 – Hultsfred, SWE @ Hultsfred Festival Jul. 06 - Kristiansand, NOR @ Quart Festival Aug. 17 – Cologne, GER @ Bizarre Festival TURBONEGRO were the subject of an ...

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EXODUS To Go Ahead With Live Dates, Zetro Steps Back In

Despite the recent passing of frontman Paul Baloff, San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS will attempt to perform as many of the already-scheduled live dates with Steve "Zetro" Souza, the singer who replaced Baloff after the monumental Bonded By Blood CD (1985), according to the group's label Century Media Records and manager Michael Murphy. It ...

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SATYRICON Push Back New CD Release Date To Late Summer

Norway's SATYRICON have been forced to push back the release date of their already-recorded new studio album (the group's first for EMI Records Norway) to late August/early September due to delays with the mixing, which was originally to take place during February. However, the good news is that the SATYRICON's 10-year anniversary album, entitled Ten ...

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EXODUS West Coast Dates Announced

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have lined up the following shows during the coming weeks: Feb. 08 Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Feb. 09 - Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Mar. 13 Portland, OR @ Satyricon Mar. 14 Tacoma, WA @ The Norva Mar. 15 Ballard/Seattle, WA @ Ballard Firehouse Mar. 16 Everett, ...

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THE TOILET BOYS US Tour Dates Announced

THE TOILET BOYS have announced the dates for their upcoming US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 07 - Rochester, NY - Bug Jar Mar. 08 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom Mar. 09 - Detroit, MI - Shelter Mar. 10 - Chicago, IL - The Abbey Mar. 12 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater ...

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Archive News Nov 26, 2001

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be joining former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno on stage as a very special guest at the latter's headlining appearance at the Manifesto Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 11th. Kisser will reportedly perform with Di'Anno at the first show of the singer's three-night stint ...

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Archive News Oct 24, 2001

Due to a technical problem at the server side (completely out of our control), we were unable to post any updates to these pages during the last two days. Although the problem appears to have been resolved, there is no guarantee that this sort of thing will not happen again in the ...

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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 Aug 31, 2001

The reunited EXODUS, VIO-LENCE, FORBIDDEN and SADUS are tentatively set to join forces in a combined touring package that is due to go out under the moniker Bay Area Invasion, and which is presently being put together by Walter Morgan's Deadly Embrace Productions (the people behind this month's Thrash Of The Titans benefit ...

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Archive News Aug 22, 2001

As exclusively reported here yesterday, HELLOWEEN have now officially confirmed the departures of lead guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch from the group's ranks. In a posting on the message board of HELLOWEEN's official web site last night, webmaster Tony offered the following statement on the matter: “Well…not much to tell you ...

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Archive News Aug 16, 2001

Ex-VOIVOD bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest has denied that he is personally suing his former band for expenses incurred in relation to the near-fatal road accident in Germany in August 1998 that resulted in Forrest being thrown out of the band's van (who were on tour at the time) and suffering broken bones and internal damage. ...

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Archive News Aug 03, 2001

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted was interviewed by San Francisco Chronicle for an article that was published in the paper's July 31st edition, the online version of which is available for viewing at this location. Although the story's focus was primarily on the 38-year-old Newsted's brand new ECHOBRAIN project (also featuring guitarist-vocalist Dylan ...

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Archive News Jul 31, 2001

METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield spoke out for the first time about his ongoing battle with alcoholism and “other addictions” via a statement posted on the METALLICA Club web site. James' short message reads as follows: “It took a lot for me to admit to my problems, and it's a great feeling to have the ...

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Archive News Jul 20, 2001

METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield has entered an undisclosed rehabilitation facility for “alcoholism and other addictions”, according to a message posted by the band on their official web site yesterday. Here is the group's statement in its entirety:

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“To Our Friends:

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“We would like you ...

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Archive News Jun 12, 2001

SEPULTURA bassist Paulo Jr., guitarist Andreas Kisser and drummer Igor Cavalera travelled from their home town of São Paulo, Brazil to Rio De Janeiro yesterday, June 11th, to take part in a songwriting collaboration with the 'carioca band' O RAPPA for the latter band's upcoming live album.


Here is JUDAS PRIEST's full set list ...

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Archive News May 29, 2001

On the eve of the group's European tour, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has revealed that the band will be using a new intro for their live show and will be eliminating a lot of songs that have been heard over the last few tours. 'We are going to try to never, ever play a cover ...

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Archive News Apr 02, 2001

SEPULTURA have announced the dates for their upcoming European headlining tour, the group's first in support of their just-released Nation CD. Here is how the schedule is shaping up right now:

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May 01 - Berlin, GER @ Columbia-halle&nbsp

May 02 - Hamburg, GER @ Docks Konzerte&nbsp

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Archive News Mar 17, 2001 - update 1

MEGADETH have cancelled their appearance at the Dynamo Festival in Holland. No reason has been announced for this decision, but what it means is that the band will now start their World Needs A Hero tour at Milton Keynes National Bowl on June 8 with AC/DC, THE OFFSPRING, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, and about ...

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Archive News Mar 12, 2001 - update 2

Colorado's JAG PANZER are due to release their newest studio effort, Mechanized Warfare, through Century Media Records during the summer. The group have once again worked with producer Jim Morris. Tentative song titles include: 'The Tarmac' and 'Froze In Fear'.


DIO will be joining forces with RATT and ALICE COOPER for a European tour.

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Archive News Mar 09, 2001 - update 3

Russ Anderson, the former vocalist for the late '80s thrash metal legends FORBIDDEN, has resurfaced in a 'straight-ahead rock'n'roll' outfit out of the San Francisco Bay Area by the name of PARKING LOT PROPHETS. More information on the group and their nine-song CD can be obtained via the band's official web site.


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ENGORGED have ...

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