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MASTODON Complete Work On First Video

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have completed work on their first music video — for the track "March of the Fire Ants" off their acclaimed release "Remission". The clip was shot in the band's hometown of Atlanta with director Chad Rullman (NEUROSIS) and is said to be a "surreal narrative" incorporating principal photography, and featuring ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: New Single To Be Released This Month

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES will release their new single, "Minus Celsius", in Scandinavia on October 22. "Minus Celsius" comes off the group's new full-length album, "Stockholm Syndrome", due in Scandinavia on November 5 through RCA/BMG Records. A January/February release is expected in other territories around the world. The follow-up to 2001's "Making Enemies Is Good" was ...

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'MTV2 Headbanger's Ball' CD Track Listing Announced

The complete track listing has been announced for the first-ever "MTV2 Headbanger's Ball" album, due on October 7 through Roadrunner Records. The "MTV2 Headbanger's Ball" album will feature 40 tracks on 2 CDs for the cost of just one. The first disc will feature "unit movers" from the hard rock scene, the big names who've ...

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BACKYARD BABIES Complete Work On New CD

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have set "Stockholm Syndrome" as the title for their new album, due in Europe on November 5 through RCA/BMG Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Making Enemies Is Good" was recorded at Stockholm's Polar studios and was mixed in Los Angeles with producer Joe Barresi (LIMP BIZKIT, BUCKCHERRY, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, ...

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DEFTONES Singer: 'I Love JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's Album'

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno weighed in on N' SYNC star Justin Timberlake in the new issue of Spin magazine. "I love the Justin Timberlake album! I love it! I listen to it every day," Chino proclaimed. "I get a lot of shit for that, but I don't care. Who's to say what's cool and shit? ...

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DEFTONES, ROB ZOMBIE Video Premieres Planned For Tonight's 'Headbanger's Ball'

Two video premieres are being planned for tonight's edition of "Headbanger's Ball", which airs at 10:00 p.m. on MTV2: the clip for DEFTONES' new single, "Hexagram", and the never-before-released video for the ROB ZOMBIE song "Demonoid Phenomenon" (off 1998's "Hellbilly Deluxe"). The ZOMBIE clip will be featured on the Rob's upcoming career retrospective, "Past, Present ...

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DEFTONES Bassist Explains CHINO MORENO's Groin Injury

DEFTONES bassist Chi Cheng recently spoke to MTV.com about the injury suffered by the band's vocalist Chino Moreno forced the DEFTONES to cancel a handful of Summer Sanitarium dates before the tour ended August 10. Although it was reported as a "groin injury," Cheng has a much more cringe-worthy description of his singer's diagnosis. "It ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Frontman Announces Solo Tour

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd has lined up a number of solo dates during August/September. The details are as follows: Aug. 16 – Chicago, IL - Oasis 160 Aug. 17 – Milwaukee, WI - The Rave Bar Aug. 19 – Detroit, MI - I-ROCK Aug. 20 – Cleveland, OH - Agora Aug. 22 - Asbury ...

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Review: METALLICA Blows Away Competition At San Francisco Event

Mark Whittington of The Mercury News reports that METALLICA returned home to San Francisco on Sunday (August 10) as rock's triumphant warlords. "The band that brought heavy metal to the mainstream was greeted by 45,000 loyal subjects at Candlestick Park. They reveled for eight hours as the 18-city Summer Sanitarium made its final stop. "Four ...

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DEFTONES: 'Hexagram' Video Shoot Details Unveiled

DEFTONES will be shooting the video for "Hexagram", the second single from their self-titled album, this Friday (August 8) at The Skatelab Warehouse, located at 4226 Valley Fair Street in Simi Valley, California. Fans are being invited to show up between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. for the shoot, which will take place later in the ...

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Review: Refocused METALLICA Cranks It Up

Michael D. Clark of the The Houston Chronicle is reporting that as headliners of Saturday's (Aug. 2) Summer Sanitarium tour at Reliant Stadium, METALLICA "brought a sound system that would make a Harrier jet flyby sound church-quiet. They exploded on compositions of chaos at a decibel level not one corner of the football cathedral could ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: More Attendance Figures Released

The following are some of the latest attendance figures for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, featuring METALLICA, LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE, as reported by Billboard magazine: Venue: Giants Stadium City/State: East Rutherford, N.J. Event Dates: July 8, 2003 Gross Sales: $3,500,780 Attendance/Capacity: 51,934 / 56,600 Shows / Sellouts: 1 / 0 Prices: $85, ...

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DEFTONES To Film 'Hexagram' Video In Los Angeles

DEFTONES will be shooting a video for their new single, "Hexagram", on August 8 in Los Angeles with director Darren Doane (POISON THE WELL, EVERY TIME I DIE). The band, who are currently touring with METALLICA, LINKIN PARK and LIMP BIZKIT as part of the Summer Sanitarium Tour, are looking for all local DEFTONES fans ...

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DEFTONES Cancel South Dakota Date

The DEFTONES were forced to cancel their previously announced club date at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, South Dakota on Tuesday (July 29) due to the groin pull suffered by singer Chino Moreno at a Saturday show in Chicago. People holding tickets to Tuesday's canceled performance are being asked to wait until ...

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DEFTONES Singer Suffers Groin Injury

The DEFTONES were forced to drop off the bill for Sunday's Summer Sanitarium show at the Metrodome in Minneapolis due to a groin pull suffered by singer Chino Moreno at a Saturday show in Chicago, according to MTV.com. Moreno will spend the next few days resting so that he can return to the stage on ...

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DEFTONES Singer Discusses Racism In Heavy Metal

Jim DeRogatis of Chicago Sun-Times recently asked DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno if he ever experienced any prejudice as a Hispanic in a scene that is dominated by white rockers and metalheads. "In the beginning, almost every interview we did, that got brought up to us: 'Isn't it weird that you guys play metal?'," Chino recalled. ...

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DEFTONES Singer Says He Feels Lucky To Be Touring With METALLICA

T'cha Dunlevy of the Montreal Gazette is reporting that "celebration was in the air as METALLICA's Summer Sanitarium tour rolled into Parc Jean Drapeau yesterday (July 20). For music that is supposedly dark and angry, there were an awful lot of smiles going around. " 'You guys are f--king amazing,' LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington ...

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Hard Rock Among The Winners In The Hit-And-Miss Concert Tour Market

Billboard magazine is reporting that as 2003 enters its busiest concert performance window, it has already been a year of dizzying highs and disappointing lows. In the hard rock genre, METALLICA's Summer Sanitarium, the KISS/AEROSMITH tour and Ozzfest will be among the big winners this season. "This is really a pretty decent summer," says Dennis ...

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METALLICA To Film 'Frantic' Video In Montreal

METALLICA will film a video for the track "Frantic" in the suburbs of Montreal, Quebec early next week, according to Journal de Montreal. The band, who are scheduled to perform at Parc Jean Drapeau Sunday night (July 20) as part of the Summer Sanitarium Tour, will spend a couple of extra days in the city ...

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