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DEVILDRIVER To Film Video For 'Nothing's Wrong?'

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, will be filming a video for the track "Nothing's Wrong?" in late March/early April at Velvet Jones in the group's hometown of Santa Barbara. DEVILDRIVER's first video, for the track "I Could Care Less", was directed by P.R. Brown (JERRY CANTRELL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) ...

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9MM SOLUTION: 'We Are Not MORTA SKULD'

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based 9MM SOLUTION, which features ex-MORTA SKULD members Dave Gregor, Jason Hellman, Ed Wallner, along with singer Hobbes Caltous, have issued a statement in response to fan inquiries about the similarities — or lack thereof — between their new band's sound and that of their previous group. Said Caltous, "I've gotten a couple ...

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FEAR FACTORY Added To SLIPKNOT Tour?

According to Clear Channel Entertainment (web site), FEAR FACTORY has been added to the forthcoming SLIPKNOT-headlined "Jagermeister" tour beginning in late March. It is not presently clear how many of the shows will feature FEAR FACTORY or which additional acts will provide support on the trek. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer To DEZ FAFARA: 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is'

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued a response to DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara's assertion that Iocono "should shut the fuck up and take a listen to DEVILDRIVER" before passing judgment on the group. In a press statement issued in December, Iacono voiced his frustration over the fact that DEVILDRIVER were chosen over KATAKLYSM to be ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Cyberwaste' Video Shoot Details Revealed

FEAR FACTORY have released more information about the video shoot for their track "Cyberwaste", which is scheduled to take place this weekend in Australia. According to drummer Raymond Herrera, the clip "will be filmed on Sunday, February 8 in Perth, Australia. We will have fans in the video. The video will be a live setting ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Film 'Cyberwaste' Video This Weekend

FEAR FACTORY will be shooting the video for "Cyberwaste" in Australia this coming weekend (Feb. 7 or 8). If you would like to be in the video (live crowd etc), then send an e-mail to matthew75@iinet.net.au to register your interest. Further details will be given to you from that e-mail address when they are finalized. ...

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SEVENDUST Drummer: DEZ FAFARA Is Not Important To Society

SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose recently spoke to Tacoma, Washington's The News Tribune about his much-publicized "feud" with ex-COAL CHAMBER (and current DEVILDRIVER) frontman Dez Fafara. Asked what started the feud, Rose said, "It's been pretty humorous, actually, because to be honest he's not really someone who's important to society. So it's not like I'm talking ...

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THE HEAVILS Continue Work On Sophomore Album

Illinois-based metal band THE HEAVILS have set the tentative track listing for their sophomore album, which is currently being recorded at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, Canada with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, LAMB OF GOD, DECEMBER). The follow-up to 2003's "The Heavils" will feature a guest appearance by CHEAP TRICK guitarist Rick Nielsen. A ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Be Filmed For 'Headbanger's Ball' Episode

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, will be filmed on February 27 in New York City for an upcoming episode of MTV2's "Headbangers Ball". They will also be playing Irving Plaza in NYC later that night with OPETH. The exact air date for the episode will be announced soon. ...

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OPETH Cancel Edmonton Date, Reschedule For Two Days Later

Sweden's OPETH were forced to cancel their date in in Edmonton (Canada) on Tuesday, January 20 due to one of their members falling ill. However, they have rescheduled a new date for Thursday, January 22 at Red's. OPETH are in the middle of a North American tour with MOONSPELL and DEVILDRIVER. The group's next show ...

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OPETH Offer End-Of-Year Update

Sweden's OPETH have posted the following update at their official web site: "OPETH are confirmed to play the annual Sweden Rock festival in Karlshamn/Sölvesborg in July 2004. The festival will be one of very few FESTIVAL appearances during 2004 as the band will be in resting/writing and eventually recording mode. Sweden Rock is headlined by ...

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DEVILDRIVER Singer Takes The High Road In KATAKLYSM Dispute

DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara (ex-COAL CHAMBER) has responded to KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono's accusation that DEVILDRIVER are "trying to make themselves look real [metal] by getting on real metal tours." In a press statement issued earlier today, Iacono voiced his frustration over the fact that DEVILDRIVER were chosen over KATAKLYSM to be one of the ...

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DEVILDRIVER Offered OPETH North American Tour

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by ex-COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, have been offered a rotating support slot with Portugal's MOONSPELL on the upcoming OPETH North American tour, a spokesperson for OPETH's management (the U.K.-based Northern Music) has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. If DEVILDRIVER turn down the offer, Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will end up opening the ...

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FEAR FACTORY Begin Mixing New Album In Vancouver

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers has made his way to Vancouver, British Columbia to begin mixing the group's new album, "Archetype" with Greg Reely (MACHINE HEAD, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEVILDRIVER). Drummer Raymond Herrera and vocalist Burton C. Bell are expected to join him shortly. Check out a bunch of new pictures taken in the ...

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DEZ FAFARA: 'I Had To Get Away From COAL CHAMBER'

Former COAL CHAMBER/current DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Farafa recently spoke to Revolver magazine about the breakup of his previous band and his decision to go in a heavier, more aggressive direction with his new outfit. "COAL CHAMBER were a democracy where everybody ran the business together, and it just didn't work," he said. "They didn't want ...

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DEVILDRIVER: Video Posted Online

DEVILDRIVER's video for the track "I Could Care Less" has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required). The clip was directed by P.R. Brown (JERRY CANTRELL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) and was shot on October 5. "I Could Care Less" is the first single off the group's self-titled debut album, out now on Roadrunner ...

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DEVILDRIVER Frontman Checks In From The Road

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara (ex-COAL CHAMBER) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "How's everybody doing? We just did three shows, and then a day off. The first show in Columbus, OH was off the hook. It was good to see people pittin', and everyone hanging out afterwards talking to the ...

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