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TEAM SLEEP Video Posted Online

A live video of TEAM SLEEP performing their track "Natalie Portman" at the Glasshouse in Pomona, California this past December has been posted online for download at this location (file size = 89MB). TEAM SLEEP feature in their ranks DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, DJ Crook, and guitarist Todd Wilkinson. The group's self-titled Tone ...

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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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DEFTONES Guest Vocalist Makes Music Available Online

Singer Rodleen, who provided guest vocals on the DEFTONES "White Pony" album track "Knife Party" has made available in MP3 format 52 songs from 1997 at her site www.anarchyawakening.com Rodleen will be hosting a party on Dec. 23 at the Dragonfly in Hollywood, California, where she will perform with a band along with other featured ...

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KUSH Set Fall Release Date For Long-Awaited Debut

Rap-metal supergroup KUSH (a.k.a. THE KUSH PROJECT), which features FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, are currently polishing up nearly 30 tracks for possible inclusion on their long-awaited debut album, tentatively due in the fall through Sony Records. "It started out ...

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DEFTONES To Play Headlining Dates In Australia

DEFTONES will perform a couple of solo headlining concerts in Australia in January in conjunction with their appearance there as part of the Big Day Out Festival. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 23 - Uni of NSW Roundhouse, AUS Jan. 30 - The Palace Complex, VIC, AUS In other news, the band ...

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HASTE video for 'Engine' added to MTV2 Rocks

Birmingham, Alabama's HASTE has had their video for "Engine" from "When Reason Sleeps" officially added to MTV2 Rocks. The video will make its debut this Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:00 p.m. EST. This is a huge accomplishment, as they have become the first Century Media band to ever make it into MTV2 Rocks. Filmed by ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Forms New Project

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Ahrue Luster has teamed up with three members of the Sacramento band JUGGERNAUT in a brand-new, as-yet-unnamed project. The group, which is currently holed up at a Sacramento rehearsal studio writing and demoing original material, has already completed about six songs in instrumental form, according to Ahrue. Plans exist for the ...

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DEFTONES In Talks With SYSTEM OF A DOWN Manager

DEFTONES are in talks with SYSTEM OF A DOWN/TAPROOT manager David Benveniste about representing the group following their split with longtime manager Warren Entner last month, according to Hits Daily Double. Also in the running for the position are Arthur Spivak (TORI AMOS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, EVE 6), and Jim Guerinot (BECK, NO ...

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DEFTONES' CHI CHENG: No New Album Until 2003

DEFTONES' forthcoming CD, tentatively titled Lovers, will not surface before early 2003, bassist Chi Cheng has confirmed via a posting on the band's official web site. "We're not going to rush this mug, so I can tell you it will be sometime next year but I will tell you I think it will [be] well ...

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KUSH: Full-Length MP3 Posted Online

KUSH (a.k.a. THE KUSH PROJECT), featuring FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, have posted a "demo" version of the track "Unstable" via their official web site at this location. KUSH's long-awaited debut album is tentatively scheduled to be released ...

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DEFTONES Courted By Management Companies Prior To Release Of New CD

Nearly every major artist management company has made the flight to Sacramento to meet with the DEFTONES about representing the group following their split with longtime manager Warren Entner last month, according to Hits Daily Double. That is, everyone with the exception of a "very busy" Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch of Q Prime (METALLICA, ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist Produces JUGGERNAUT Demo

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Ahrue Luster has produced the latest demo from Sacramento's JUGGERNAUT. The band, who are currently unsigned, have previously been described as a mixture of the DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN and MACHINE HEAD. Two of the six songs recorded during the sessions at Puss Cavern studios in Sacramento have been posted online at the ...

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DEFTONES Seek New Representation

DEFTONES have parted ways with longtime manager Warren Entner, according to Hits Daily Double. The group is said to be actively seeking new representation. DEFTONES' brand new CD, Lovers, is tentatively due before the end of the year through Maverick Records. ...

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THE KUSH PROJECT To Embark On LEGALIZE-IT Tour

THE KUSH PROJECT, featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, ex-FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, will participate in The Vodka Room's Legalize-It tour, covering 13 California universities between October 18th and October 31st. The trek will reportedly serve to promote and benefit High Times magazine and ...

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TOMMY LEE To Release New Single, Continue Touring

TOMMY LEE has set "Ashamed" (featuring an appearance by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno) as the next single from his latest solo CD, Never A Dull Moment. In other news, Lee is planning on returning to the road in October for more headlining dates. Says bassist Marty O'Brien: "We will be back in Los Angeles in ...

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KORN, DEFTONES, PAPA ROACH Get Certified

KORN's Untouchables and DEFTONES' White Pony have both been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of one million copies in the US. Also certified platinum was the Spider-Man soundtrack, fueled in no small part by the track "Hero", penned and performed by NICKELBACK singer Chad Kroeger and ...

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THE KUSH PROJECT: Upcoming Dates Announced

THE KUSH PROJECT, featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, ex-FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, will perform the following dates during August: Aug. 24 - Temecula, CA @ TBA Aug. 26 – Las Vegas, NV @ Club Glow (w/THE VISIONARIES, BOO-YA TRIBE) Aug. 27 – Los ...

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RAYMOND HERRERA: Life After FEAR FACTORY

Ex-FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera has spoken to Britain's Rock Sound magazine about life after FEAR FACTORY. "I'm very excited about the future," the drummer told the magazine. "There are so many avenues I can go down now that I'm no longer concentrating on FEAR FACTORY." These avenues have resulted in a workload ...

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THE KUSH PROJECT Announce Upcoming Dates

THE KUSH PROJECT, featuring FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, have lined up two shows in August. The first concert will take place on August 24th at the Aztlan Free For All festival at the Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, ...

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ROBERT FLYNN: "KERRY KING's Eaten So Many Cheeseburgers His Brain's Starting To Clog Up"

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has slammed SLAYER guitarist Kerry King over the latter's incessant public criticisms of MACHINE HEAD's recent recorded output during various interviews conducted by King over the last several months. In the latest diary entry posted at the group's official web site (www.machinehead1.com), Flynn makes it clear that whatever ...

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DEFTONES Guitarist, ex-FEAR FACTORY Duo Guest On Rap CD

DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and former FEAR FACTORY members Raymond Herrera (drums) and Christian Olde Wolbers (bass) make a guest appearance on New York rappers NON PHIXION's debut album, entitled The Future Is Now. The trio appear on a track titled "The CIA Is Still Trying To Kill Me!" . The Future Is Now, available ...

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TEAM SLEEP: New MP3 Posted Online

A rough mix of the TEAM SLEEP track "Iceache", featuring DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, has been posted in MP3 format on the band's official web site at this location. The song is taken from the group's self-titled Tone Def/Maverick Records debut, which is tentatively scheduled for release in August. Band member Todd Wilkinson ...

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THE KUSH PROJECT To Release Debut Album In January

THE KUSH PROJECT, the long-running project of FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, are expected to release their long-awaited debut CD in January 2003 through an as-yet-undisclosed label, according to thedeftones.com. ...

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TEAM SLEEP Announce One-Off Hometown Gig

TEAM SLEEP, which features in its ranks DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, DJ Crook, and guitarist Todd Wilkinson, will be performing live at Harlow's in Sacramento, California on Thursday, June 6th. Also appearing on the bill will be SOUL CLAP and another as-yet-unannounced act. TEAM SLEEP's self-titled Tone Def/Maverick Records debut is tentatively scheduled for release ...

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