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DARK NEW DAY: Searching For Producers

DARK NEW DAY guitarist Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) has issued the following update: "Just wanna say it's been a long year for us being off the road and away from all of you so long. We've been working on this new record off and on forever, it seems like, and we're kinda taking off for the ...

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STONE SOUR Singer Gets His 'Freak' On With KORN

Launch Radio Networks repors: STONE SOUR vocalist Corey Taylor did KORN a huge favor last summer when he sang two songs with the band at a British festival, which KORN vocalist Jonathan Davis couldn't attend due to a blood infection. Taylor got to repeat his performance on the 2006 Family Values tour, this time dueting ...

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COREY TAYLOR Says He And JIM ROOT Always Felt Like They Were 'Hired Guns' In SLIPKNOT

Kyle Munson of DesMoinesRegister.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Corey Taylor (STONE SOUR, SLIPKNOT). A few excerpts from the chat follow: DesMoinesRegister.com: Thoughts on your recent Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance for STONE SOUR's "30/30-150"? Corey: I never get overly excited about the Grammys, anyway. But, you know, it's really cool ...

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STONE SOUR: European Tour Dates Announced

STONE SOUR has lined up the following European tour dates in February/March: Feb. 11 - Copenhagen, DEN - Pumpehuset Feb. 12 - Oslo, NOR - Rockefeller Feb. 14 - Helsinki, FIN - Nosturi Feb. 16 - Stockholm, SWE - Klubben Feb. 17 - Aarhus, DEN - Voxhall Feb. 19 - Brussels, BEL - AB Feb. ...

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SEVENDUST, DIECAST, BLOODSIMPLE: First Tour Dates Announced

According to Launch Radio Networks, SEVENDUST has announced the initial batch of shows for its 57-date North American tour, scheduled to begin on February 8 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Opening acts on the road trip will be DIECAST and BLOODSIMPLE. The trek will be in support of the Atlanta-based band's sixth studio album, "Alpha", which ...

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MATT HEAFY: 2006 Was A Great Year For TRIVIUM

TRIVIUM is currently on the road in the U.K. on the final leg of their European tour as the support act for IRON MAIDEN. Frontman Matt Heafy took a few minutes out of his hectic schedule to let the fans know how things are going: "The IRON MAIDEN support tour has been a fantastic experience ...

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SEVENDUST: 'Alpha' Track Listing Revealed

Billboard.com has revealed the track listing for the sixth SEVENDUST album, "Alpha", due on March 6. The quintet will release the set through its own label, 7 Bros. Records, which recently entered into a partnership with Asylum/Warner Music Group. Produced by Joe Miller, John Connolly, Morgan Rose and Shawn Grove, "Alpha" will be ...

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SEVENDUST Announces New Record Deal; New Song Posted Online

SEVENDUST and their wholly owned record label 7Bros. Records have announced a partnership with Asylum Records, part of Warner Music Group's (WMG) Independent Label Group. Asylum Records is distributed by WEA Corp., WMG's U.S. sales and marketing company. The first project together will be SEVENDUST's sixth full-length album, "Alpha", due in stores March 6, 2007. ...

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KORN Offers All Kinds Of Goodies For 'Family Values' Pre-Orders

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN is offering a boatload of incentives for fans to pre-order the upcoming "Family Values Tour 2006" CD and DVD at either Amazon, Best Buy or FYE beginning today (Friday, December 1). Those who pre-order will be eligible for a pass-code to enter a protected site and view exclusive streaming content, ...

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SLIPKNOT Sued For Not Performing

John O'Brien of The West Virginia Record reports that a Huntington, WV concert promoter is suing SLIPKNOT for canceling a 2001 show that he organized. Don Maynard filed the lawsuit Nov. 27 in Cabell Circuit Court against Slipknot Touring and band members Sid Wilson, Nathan Jordison, Paul Gray, Chris Fehn, James Root, Craig ...

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ROB HALFORD, ROBERT PLANT, BON SCOTT, OZZY Are Among 'Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) and Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) are among the singers who appear on Hit Parader magazine's (cover) list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" (published in the November 2006 issue). Commented the editors of the magazine: "Assembling our list certainly presented a ...

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STONE SOUR Frontman To Guest On IRON MAIDEN Singer's Radio Show

STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Saturday, December 30 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time (between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST) at

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TYSON SCHENKER's FASTER INFERNO Calls It Quits

FASTER INFERNO (formerly RAIDERS OF ROCK N' ROLL), the British band featuring guitarist Tyson Schenker — the son of the legendary SCORPIONS and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker — has called it a day. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "Sadly, it reaches a point when everything comes to an end. Faster ...

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DARK NEW DAY Bassist Collaborating With L.A.'s CHOLERIC

Bassist Corey Lowery (DARK NEW DAY, ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) is currently collaborating with the Los Angeles band CHOLERIC on songs for their debut CD, tentatively due next year. Commented CHOLERIC drummer Josh Villalta: "This CD is what has been lacking in metal/rock/whateveryouwannacallittoday. It is a full record from start to finish. "We currently have close ...

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STONE SOUR: 'Come What(ever) May' Certified Gold In Canada

STONE SOUR's sophomore release, "Come What(ever) May", has been certified gold in Canada for sales in excess of 50,000 copies. The album has shifted 331,000 units in the United States so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As previously reported, STONE SOUR will follow up the smash success of its single "Through Glass" with "Sillyworld", the ...

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STONE SOUR Sending 'Sillyworld' To Radio

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR will follow up the smash success of its single "Through Glass" with "Sillyworld", the second track headed to radio from the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May". The group will also shoot a video for the song shortly, although singer Corey Taylor admitted to Launch they don't have a ...

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LIVING COLOUR: European Tour Dates Announced

LIVING COLOUR has announced the following European tour dates: Dec. 12 - Porgy – Vienna, AUT Dec. 13 - Estragon – Bologna, ITA Dec. 14 - BHF. Langendreer – Bochum, GER Dec. 15 - 013 The Choice – Tilburg, NETH Dec. 16 - Patronaat – Haarlem, NETH Dec. 17 - Ancienne Belgique – Brussels, BEL ...

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TWISTED TOWER DIRE: 'Back To Running At Full Steam Again'

Virginia's "classic metal" act TWISTED TOWER DIRE has issued the following update: "As many fans might know, TWISTED TOWER DIRE vocalist of nine years Tony Taylor has officially left the band and is now singing for German metal band CUSTARD. He is still like a brother and TWISTED TOWER DIRE wishes him all the best. ...

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