Metal News for February 15, 2003
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5 news articles posted on this day.
A Perfect Circle have brought in former Marilyn Manson bassist Twiggy Ramirez to replace Paz Lenchantin. The latter will now concentrate on her role in Zwan. A Perfect Circle have also lost guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen to Queens Of The Stone, but so far there’s no news on who will replace him.
Contrary to recent reports, Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson are not forming a new band with one time Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz. The three have worked together on a couple of songs for Spitz’s new project, but that’s as far as it goes.
There are growing doubts over the future of Halford bassist Ray Riendeau. Although currently he is a member of the band, there are ongoing discussions as to whether he remains with them. In fact, Halford started the search for a replacement a few days ago, only to call this off while the dialogue with Riendeau continues.
DEATH DIES in late march will enter Infernal Recording Studios near Padova (where EVOL recorded "Portraits" album) to record their second full-lenght album titled "Product of hate". B.T.O.D. will release this new Black opus during 2003.
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