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Metal News for February 9, 2003

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Godsmack Single Dominates Radio

(Press Release) New York, NY - Active, Mainstream and Modern Rock radio took the first single ("Straight Out Of Line") from GODSMACK’s much-anticipated album, Faceless, to their hearts - and playlists - this add-week. This multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated act is no stranger to radio success and has Program Directors singing their praises yet again. The song was #1 most-added across the board at all formats, charted at in the Top 10 at Active and Mainstream Rock and charted in the Top 30 at Modern Rock. The Active Rock panel was unanimous in their support of the track (100% closed) and Mainstream and Modern panels are both 80% closed. The new album drops in April.

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Daily Interviews

Heavy Metal Universe has new interviews with the following bands:

  • NEMESIS Interview with guitarist Zolvan Fabian (fr/uk)
  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS Interview with guitarist Erik Ravn (fr/uk)

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Daily Reviews

Heavy Metal Universe has a butt-load of new reviews:

  • OLD MAN'S CHILD In defiance of existence (fr/uk)
  • STRATOVARIUS Elements part I (fr/uk)
  • OPETH Deliverance (fr/uk)
  • STRAASHA/NUMENOR Split cd (fr/uk)
  • KABBAL Synthetically revived (fr/uk)
  • RIGER Des blutes stimme (fr/uk)
  • ELSESPHERE Blind leading the blind (fr/uk)
  • GORDIAN KNOT Emergent (fr/uk)
  • NEMESIS Eden ? (fr/uk)
  • TIME REQUIEM Time requiem (fr/uk)
  • MATER TENEBRA Sangue (fr/uk)
  • SHIVAN Whatever lot's above (fr/uk)
  • BEHEMOTH Zos kia cultus (fr/uk)
  • MYRKSKOG Superior massacre (fr/uk)
  • BRUTAL DELUXE Mistah Kurtz... he dead ! (fr/uk)
  • AEROSMITH Draw the line (fr)
  • AEROSMITH Night in the ruts (fr)
  • IRON MAIDEN No prayer for the dying (fr)
  • IRON MAIDEN The number of the beast (fr)
  • IRON MAIDEN Somewhere in time (fr)
  • IRON MAIDEN Seventh son of a seventh son (fr)
  • VITALIJ KUPRIJ High definition (fr)
  • MOTORHEAD Bomber (fr)
  • MOTORHEAD Overnight sensation (fr)
  • NAPALM DEATH Enemy of the music business (fr)
  • RAINBOW Straight between the eyes (fr)
  • STEEL PROPHET Dark hallucinations (fr)
  • WOLFSBANE Down fall the good guys (fr)

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Season News & Gigs

Season has their last 2 season gigs as a three piece and then their proposed 1st gig with the new guitarist (Bren):

Thursday 13th february 2003, flapper & firkin, birmingham - headlining
Thursday 27th february 2003, edwards no 8, birmingham
Saturday 15th march 2003, flapper & firkin, birmingham

Season's debut album, 'Disillusion' is expected to be released on Monday March 3rd.

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