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Metal News for February 12, 2004

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4 news articles posted on this day.

Gorguts' Lemay To Work On 'Within The Mind'

The latest confirmed guest to work on the Death/Chuck Schuldine tribute project "Within The Mind" is Luc Lemay of Gorguts. That brings the total new additions to 4 in as many days. Luc joins other recent additions Richard Christy (Iced Earth, Ex-Death, Control Denied), Patrick Mameli (Ex-Pestilence) and Jean-Francois Dagenais (Kataklysm).

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Ben Moody Talks Frankly About Evanescence Split

Former Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody did an interview with Mix 96.1 in San Antonio, talking 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, Amy Lee, and the band's management well in advance. Moody implied that Amy Lee played the "damsel in distress" for press purposes, and they agreed one of the two had to go, and Amy didn't want to go solo, so he volunteered. Moody admitted they haven't had a relationship, personal or businesswise, for a long time, and it wasn't working as a band anymore -- so he didn't want to put the band and the crew through that continued tension. He then talked about how he and Avril Lavigne got together, saying that she's is a very nice person to work with and that she's got a shy personality, which is why she's such a difficult person to interview. Moody then talked about his other projects, including a possible solo album. Listen to the enterview at Mix961.com (part1 / part2).

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James Hetfield To Host 2-Part NHL Special

Metallica frontman James Hetfield, who is said to be an "avid hockey fan," will host a two-part look at the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche beginning this Thursday, Feb. 12 at 10 p.m. (ET) on ESPN immediately following Thursday Night Hockey (Colorado at St. Louis or Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m. ET).

Read the full article at NHL.com.

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Watch Probot's 'Shake Your Blood' Video Online

Rock supergroup Probot are out with their debut video 'Shake Your Blood', which you can watch online at viva.tv.

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