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PROBOT Enters German Media Control Chart At No. 36!

PROBOT, the metal side-project of former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 36. As previously reported, PROBOT's self-titled debut sold 27,380 copies in its first week of release in the U.S. to land at position No. 68 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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JOSH TODD: New Band Photos Posted Online

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd his backing band — Jesse Logan (guitars), Mike Hewitt (guitars), Mark John (bass) and Kent Ross (drums) — did a studio photo session with Larry Marano of London Features International Ltd. on Friday, February 13 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Check it out here. As previously reported, Todd will ...

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BEN MOODY Talks Frankly About EVANESCENCE Split

Former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody spoke to Mix 96.1 in San Antonio, Texas about why he left the group while the band was in Germany. Moody said he didn't leave the group in a huff, and things were discussed between he, vocalist Amy Lee, and the band's management well in advance. Moody implied that Amy ...

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WES BORLAND: 'I Will Never Join EVANESCENCE'

Ex-LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has posted the following message on the web site of his now-defunct post-LIMP BIZKIT band EAT THE DAY: "I didn't think that I needed to say anything about this, but to be perfectly clear and to address many rumors I have heard, I have not, nor will I ever join ...

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METALLICA, EVANESCENCE Among Winners At 46th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS

METALLICA have won a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 46th annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. METALLICA ("St. Anger") beat out such other "Metal" nominees as KORN ("Did My Time"), MARILYN MANSON ("mOBSCENE"), SPINESHANK ("Smothered") and STONE SOUR ("Inhale"). Also ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Weighs In On The State Of The Music Business

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen recently spoke to Rock Confidential about the long-overdue U.S. release of his latest album, "Attack!!", and his enduring popularity around the world. Asked if his perception of the music business changed for the better or worse after years of playing and recording as a solo artist, Yngwie said, "That's a ...

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COLD Announce New Guitarist

COLD have announced the addition of guitarist Eddie Rendini (ex-DARWIN'S WAITING ROOM) to the group's ranks. Rendini joins the band as the replacement for Terry Balsamo, who recently left COLD to hook up with EVANESCENCE. "I just wanted to thank everyone for this amazing welcome into an amazing family!" Eddie said in a statement posted ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer To Release Solo Debut, Hit The Road

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd and his eponymously named solo band — Josh (vocals), Jesse Logan (guitars), Mike Hewitt (guitars), Mark John (bass) and Kent Ross (drums) — will release their highly anticipated debut album, "You Made Me", on March 9 through a partnership between TODD Entertainment, LLC and XSRecords. It's being distributed by the ...

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EVANESCENCE's 'Fallen' Certified Quadruple-Platinum!

EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", has been certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of four million copies. EVANESCENCE, who recently acquired former COLD guitarist as a permanent replacement for departed axeman Ben Moody, are nominated for "Album Of The Year" and "Best New Artist" at the 46th annual ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Apologizes To COLD

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has apologized online for disparaging remarks she made about COLD last week, when she revealed that COLD's former guitarist Terry Balsamo had permanently joined her band. Writing to COLD's official message board, Lee said, "Dear COLD fans, I'm sure the last thing you want to hear right now is ...

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GODHEAD Collaborate With Ex-EVANESCENCE Guitarist, Singer Sheds More Light On Break-Up Rumors

In spite of a recent false report on several Internet sites (including BLABBERMOUTH.NET) that GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller had decided to break up the band, GODHEAD are still together and are planning a U.S. tour in support of their current release on Reality Entertainment, "Evolver". In addition, they are writing material with former EVANESCENCE guitarist ...

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COLD Guitarist Becomes Permanent Member Of EVANESCENCE

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has confirmed to Australia's Undercover News that COLD guitarist Terry Balsamo is now a permanent member of EVANESCENCE. According to Lee, that also means COLD is history. "They could hire another guitar player and continue, but I'm pretty sure that their lead singer is in and out of rehab and having ...

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It's Official: Ex-EVANESCENCE Guitarist Writes With AVRIL LAVIGNE

A spokesperson for Avril Lavigne has confirmed to MTV.com that former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody is among the songwriters working with the 19-year-old pop star on her second album, the follow-up to her 2002 debut, "Let Go". The collaboration apparently came about when Moody contacted Lavigne's A&R rep and volunteered his talents, according to the ...

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FINNISH METAL AWARDS 2003: Winners Announced

The 2003 installment of the Finnish Metal Music Awards (Sirkkelirock 2003) was held this past Saturday (January 3) at Tavastia Club in Helsinki. Voting was open to all the metal fans in Finland and was presented through the various media outlets that were working with the event's organizers. The winners are as follows: Finnish Band ...

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LINKIN PARK, EVANESCENCE Among Top-Selling Albums Of 2003

Nielsen SoundScan, the entertainment industry's data information system that tracks point-of-purchase sales of recorded music product, and Nielsen BDS, the music industry's leading song monitoring service, have announced their 2003 year-end sales and airplay monitoring data through December 28, 2003. 2003 Top Ten Selling Albums (01/01/2003-12/28/2003) 01. 50 CENT – "Get Rich or Die Tryin'": ...

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EVANESCENCE: New Tour Dates Announced

EVANESCENCE have announced a round of U.S. shows in early 2004 that include make-up dates for some previously postponed concerts. The band were due to perform a number of concerts throughout the Western and Midwestern U.S. between Nov. 21 and Dec. 7, but postponed the outing without giving an explanation. In October, EVANESCENCE guitarist and ...

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EVANESCENCE Look Forward To Writing In The Spring

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has spoken to MTV.com about the band's busy tour schedule following the departure of guitarist and songwriter Ben Moody. Moody, who walked out on the band during a European tour in late October, has not spoken to Lee since and has been replaced for the time being by COLD axeman Terry ...

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KORN, STATIC-X To Play Korea In January

KORN, STATIC-X and Korea's top-selling rock artist SEO TAIJI will be performing at the 10,000-capacity Jamsil Gymnastic Hall in Seoul, Korea on January 29, 2004. As previously reported, KORN, SLIPKNOT, EVANESCENCE and INSOLENCE are among the artists confirmed for Sonicmania festival, a two-day event set to take place in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan on January ...

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