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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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DREAM THEATER Drummer To Pen Liner Notes For New RUSH CD

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy will pen the liner notes for the Japanese version of the upcoming RUSH CD, entitled Vapor Trails. Says Portnoy: “I am honored to have been asked to write the liner notes for the Japanese version of their long-awaited, upcoming CD Vapor Trails, so I have been listening to this since ...

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SOULFLY To Support SLAYER In UK, Fight Off Stalkers

SLAYER will reportedly tour the UK in late June with SOULFLY in support. In related news, Metal Hammer has reported that mainman Max Cavalera has a stalker who breaks into his Arizona ranch on a weekly basis. The individual in question apparently breaks into the family's weekend residence which is about an hour outside Phoenix, ...

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SEPULTURA: Last-Ever Show With Max To Be Issued On CD

A live recording of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took place at Brixton Academy in London on December 16th, 1996, is tentatively scheduled to be released in CD form, under the title Live At Brixton, through ...

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ILL NINO Frontman Makes Appearance On New SOULFLY CD

ILL NINO frontman Cristian Machado has recorded guest vocals for a track called "One", which is due to appear on the forthcoming SOULFLY full-length CD, entitled III. One of the last cuts completed for the much-anticipated effort, the song features Machado's predominantly melodic singing voice mixed in with SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera's more aggressive delivery ...

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HEARSE Ink Deal With Hammerheart Records

Sweden's HEARSE, consisting of former ARCH ENEMY/current NONEXIST frontman Johan Liiva (vocals/bass), Max Thornell (drums), and Mattias Ljung (guitars), have inked a deal with Hammerheart Records and will shortly be issuing a 7” single as a taster for a forthcoming debut album, due in the fall. Johan and Max had previously played together from 1990 ...

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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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CELTIC FROST's TOM G. FISCHER Speaks Out On PROBOT Project

CELTIC FROST/APOLLYON SUN mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer recently commented on his contribution to the upcoming PROBOT project, led by former NIRVANA and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, in the form of a track called "Big Sky", the final recordings for which were delivered over a year ago. According to Fischer, I haven't heard from ...

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SOULFLY: More Details Revealed About Upcoming CD

SOULFLY's forthcoming CD is likely to be called simply III and not the previously reported Soulfly III: Enterfaith when it surfaces during the summer, according to informed sources. It is also highly unlikely that the album will be issued on the previously projected date of June 25th, with a mid-summer release currently expected for the ...

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SOULFLY Push Back CD Release Date To July

SOULFLY have pushed back the release of their forthcoming third full-length CD, tentatively entitled Soulfly III: Enterfaith, to an as-yet-undetermined July date through Roadrunner Records. Produced and mixed by mainman Max Cavalera and Otto D'Agnolo at Phoenix's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios, Soulfly III: Enterfaith is said to be a more energetic and “thrashier” offering ...

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SOULFLY Announce Album Title, Seek Out Mixer For Third CD

SOULFLY have reportedly set Soulfly III: Enterfaith as the title to their forthcoming third full-length CD, which is tentatively due to be issued on May 20th in Europe and May 21st in the US via Roadrunner Records. The upcoming CD—which will include an appearance by mainman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie on the last track composed ...

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PAIN Enters Swedish Album Chart At #6

Nothing Remains The Same, the third full-length album from Sweden's PAIN, featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, entered the Swedish Album charts at position #6 as the highest new entry the week of its release. The first single, "Shut Your Mouth" still sits tightly in the top 20 on the Singles chart after two months. Meanwhile, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Re-Masters On The Way, HALFORD Speaks Out

The third and final phase of the JUDAS PRIEST re-masters is scheduled to be released in early March (March 4th in Germany). There will be only two unreleased studio songs on them—"All Fired Up" (Turbo) and "Living Bad Dreams" (Painkiller)—30-seconds sound excerpts in Real Audio of which can be heard at this and ...

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SOULFLY: Seek And Strike!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOULFLY TAKE BREAK FROM THE STUDIO FOR CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH STATIC-X Phoenix, AZ - Max Cavalera and the SOULFLY tribe are currently putting the finishing touches on their latest studio effort to be released late Spring 2002. In the meantime, SOULFLY will be heading out on the road on a co-headlining stint ...

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Nothing Remains The Same - PAIN

Better known outside his native Sweden as the leader of acclaimed metal act HYPOCRISY, Peter Tagtgren achieved much success back home with PAIN's last studio offering, 1999's Rebirth, which produced one gold single (“Suicide Machine”) and established the multi-talented musician/producer as metal visionary of sorts. His latest release, the group's third, sees the songwriter expanding ...

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SOULFLY Set Tentative Release Date For Third Album

SOULFLY have set a tentative release date of May 20th (Europe) and May 21st (US) for their as-yet-untitled third full-length effort, which was recently produced by mainman Max Cavalera and engineered by Otto D'Agnolo at Phoenix's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios. At this time, no decision has yet been made with regards to the identity ...

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PAIN Collaborate With BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS Producer On New Single

Sweden's PAIN, led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, have collaborated with mega-producer Max Martin (aka Martin Sandberg—i.e. BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS, CELINE DION) and Per Aldeheim (i.e. DEF LEPPARD, LAMBRETTA) on the second single from the group's just-released third CD, Nothing Remains The Same. Entitled “Just Hate Me”, the track—which was co-written by Martin/Aldeheim and ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer Returns With "Life After Deth"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEGA-DRUMMER NICK MENZA SET TO RELEASE SOLO PROJECT ON FEBRUARY 15TH ON MENZANATIONS RECORDS With Life After Deth, Nick Menza lets loose razor-sharp and aggressive songs on an unsuspecting public. Produced by Nick Menza and co-produced by Max Norman (i.e. MEGADETH, OZZY, SAVATAGE, FATES WARNING, LOUDNESS), Life After Deth was ten years ...

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DREAM THEATER US Dates (Almost) Finalized

DREAM THEATER have finalized the bulk of the dates for their upcoming An Evening With DREAM THEATER — World Tourbulence 2002 US tour, which is scheduled to begin on March 7th in Phoenix. The details are as follows: Mar. 07 - Phoenix, AZ - Web Theater Mar. 08 - Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern Theater ...

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APOCALYPTICA Part Ways With Max Lilja

Finnish string quartet APOCALYPTICA have parted ways with one of the group's four cellists, Max Lilja. Here is the band's official statement on the matter: After the artistically satisfying, but very exhausting two-and-half-year project with the Cult album, we have finally started to raise our sights towards the future. Instead of focusing only on music, ...

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PROBOT's Dave Grohl: Lemmy Is God!

FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl (ex-NIRVANA) recently posted a message on the band's site describing the experience of working with MOTORHEAD mastermind Lemmy on a song called "Shake Your Blood", which will appear on an upcoming album by Grohl's metal side-project PROBOT. In his diary message, Grohl makes obvious his clear admiration for the rock'n'roll ...

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MARDUK Box Set Postponed, US Tour Finalized

The release of MARDUK's forthcoming Blackcrowned box set has been delayed because of printing problems. A new release date has been set for February 18th. In other news, here are the dates for MARDUK's upcoming US tour with AMON AMARTH and DIABOLIC: Jan. 11 - The Lab - St. Paul, MN Jan. 12 - Riley's ...

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SOULFLY Premier New Material At Mexico City Gig

SOULFLY premiered two new songsDownstroy and Seek 'N' Strikeat their last gig of 2001 at Salon 21 in Mexico City on December 15th. Performing in front of a packed house of 7,000, SOULFLY played the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Back To The Primitive 02. No Hope = No Fear 03. Spit 04. ...

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Suicide By My Side - SINERGY

The Finnish group's third full-length release, SINERGY's Suicide By My Side is a mature, classy-sounding affair that essentially picks up where 2000's To Hell And Back left off, with main songwriter Alexi Laiho's excellent riffing style and American frontwoman Kimberly Goss' much-improved vocal chops at the core of the act's critically-acclaimed brand of melodic power ...

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