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DEFTONES Hard At Work On New CD

DEFTONES are currently in the studio writing and recording material for their fourth album, tentatively entitled Lovers. Following the completion of the recording, plans exist for the band to take part in this year's Pledge Of Allegiance package, which is due to begin in the fall. ...

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Former FEAR FACTORY Members Plan Next Move

Former FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell is reportedly collaborating with ex-FEAR FACTORY keyboardist John Bechdel (i.e. PRONG, KILLING JOKE, REVOLTING COCKS, MURDER INC.) on an “alternative/stoner rock” project at Bechdel's home studio in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, former FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera is said to be keeping busy working on “electronica”-styled music for possible inclusion ...

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SOULFLY Complete Mixing New CD

SOULFLY have completed the mixing process for their third full-length effort, entitled III, at Record Plant studios in Los Angeles with Terry Date (i.e. PANTERA, DEFTONES) at the helm. The track listing for the album is shaping up as follows: 01. Downstroy 02. Seek 'n' Strike 03. Enterfaith 04. One (feat. ILL NINO's Cristian Machado) ...

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TOMMY LEE Reaches New Heights With Latest Single

"Hold Me Down", the first single from TOMMY LEE's new solo album, is at Number 16 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. Never A Dull Moment is due on May 21st through MCA Records, and it features DEFTONES vocalist Chino Moreno on "Ashamed", and INCUBUS singer Brandon Boyd and guitarist Mike Einziger on "Blue". “Brandon ...

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TOMMY LEE Completes Video For "Hold Me Down"

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee shot a video for "Hold Me Down", the first single off his forthcoming solo CD, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on March 28th and 29th at a movie studio in Hollywood with director Dean Karr (i.e. FILTER, OZZY OSBOURNE, DEFTONES, GODSMACK). The clip, which features a newly-shorn Marty O'Brien ...

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SOULFLY Enlist TERRY DATE To Mix New CD

SOULFLY have enlisted veteran producer Terry Date (i.e. PANTERA, DEFTONES) to remix their recently-recorded third full-length effort, entitled III, for a tentative June 25th release through Roadrunner Records. The group's first album to be produced by mainman Max Cavalera, III will tentatively include the following track listing: 01. Downstroy 02. Enterfaith 03. Seek And Strike ...

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DEFTONES Set Album Title, September Release Expected

DEFTONES have set Lovers as the tentative title of their fourth full-length album, according to vocalist Chino Moreno, who spoke to BBC One Radio Rock Show's Mary Anne Hobbs by phone Tuesday night. The singer went on to describe the effort as a really hardcore album...it's pretty loud and heavy. I wouldn't go so far ...

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Former FAITH NO MORE Frontman Offers Explanation For Pissing Incident (Sort Of)

Former FAITH NO MORE and current TOMAHAWK/FANTOMAS frontman Mike Patton and his record label, Ipecac Recordings, have issued the following “tongue-in-cheek” statement about the reported incident that occurred in London on March 10th that involved Patton pissing on security guards at the London Astoria last Sunday: "So Mike Patton and the band TOMAHAWK roll into ...

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FEAR FACTORY Split Up!!

FEAR FACTORY have split up following frontman Burton C. Bell's decision to leave the band, a source within the group has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. According to reports, Bell had become increasingly unhappy with FEAR FACTORY's musical direction and no longer felt angry enough to sing in one of the world's most high-profile extreme metal bands. ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY Comments On Forthcoming CD

SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray recently spoke to MTV News about the progress of the songwriting for the group's forthcoming follow-up to last year's Iowa release, which is tentatively due to be released at the end of the year through Roadrunner Records. "We've got a bunch of different riffs together," Gray told MTV. "Some are really ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY: "I Know SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Win Grammy"

SLIPKNOT's Paul Gray on the possibility of the group winning a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category (for "Left Behind") at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS tonight, Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles: “It's cool that we're nominated. I ...

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TEAM SLEEP Keep Things Raw On Upcoming Debut

TEAM SLEEP, which features in its ranks DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, DJ Crook, and guitarist Todd Wilkinson, will be using a demo version of the track Natalie Portman on their upcoming Maverick Records debut, according to Wilkinson. It's very rawjust guitar and vocals. I forgot, Crook added some sounds too, the copy that I have ...

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TEAM SLEEP Bootleg For Download

A bootleg audio recording of TEAM SLEEP's performance at the Cactus Club in San Jose, California can be downloaded in its entirety from this location. TEAM SLEEP, which features in its ranks DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, DJ Crook, and guitarist Todd Wilkinson, will release its debut album through Maverick Records in the spring. ...

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"Queen Of The Damned" Track Listing Announced

The Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which features material co-written by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and former OINGO BOINGO keyboardist Richard Gibbs and is due to be issued through Warner Bros. Records on February 19th, will contain the following track listing: 01. Wayne Static of STATIC-X - "Not Meant For Me" 02. David Draiman of ...

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PHALLUCY Line Up Hometown Gig

PHALLUCY, a band that features DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham, will perform a hometown gig on Friday, January 25th at Capitol Garage in Sacramento, California. Also appearing on the bill will be THE SKIRTS, THE BRODYS, and DAYCARE. ...

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PHALLUCY To Begin Work On New CD

PHALLUCY, a band that features DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham, are writing material for a new CD that is tentatively due to be recorded in June for a late 2002 release. In other news, PHALLUCY will be featured in a listening station at all Tower Records locations during the month of February. You can check out ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Appear At NAMM, Begin Work On New CD

FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers will be appearing at the NAMM show in Los Angeles today, Friday, January 18th at 1:00 PM for a signing session at the AMPEG booth. FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera and guitarist Dino Cazares will be appearing at the NAMM show in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 19th at ...

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KUSH Postpone Hollywood Appearance (Again)

To add to the confusion regarding the next live appearance of KUSH, 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, the group's previously announced Whiskey show in Hollywood, California, originally slated for January 20th, then moved to January 21st, ...

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KUSH: Whiskey Date Confusion Clarified

Contrary to what we reported yesterday, I now appears that the next live appearance of KUSH, 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, will in fact take place at The Whiskey in Hollywood, on January 20th, as originally ...

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KUSH Postpone Whiskey Date

KUSH, 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, have moved their show at The Whiskey in West Hollywood, California, originally slated for January 20th, to January 21st. No reason was given for the postponement. ...

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MACHINE HEAD's Flynn: "We Can Succeed"

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has issued the following statement—dubbed “Robert Flynn's Diary”—to the group's fans via the band's official web site at www.machinehead1.com: “Life can indeed be crazy sometimes. It's kind of hard to believe that one minute, your single is gonna be the #1 most added Rock track in America, you're ...

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KUSH To Play Hollywood On January 20th

KUSH, 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, will perform at The Whiskey in West Hollywood, California on January 20th. ...

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