Metal News for March 6, 2003
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6 news articles posted on this day.
COHEE AND CAMBRIA will directly support The Used (Reprise Records) for a large portion of their nationwide tour starting March 21 in Los Angeles through April 16 in Rochester, NY. Currently, the band has been riding a growing tidal wave of momentum with nearly all shows being sold out across the country on their first headlining tour of North America (which wraps up on 2/28 in New York City). Taking note of the rise Co&Ca is experiencing, Spin magazine have included the band in their "Next Big Things" issue out this month and Alternative Press profiles the band in their "100 Bands you need to know" issue.
Since the release of their 2002 debut "The Second Stage Turbine Blade" (Equal Vision), the band have been sharing their unique musical identity with audiences everywhere touring non-stop with notables such as The Get Up Kids, Hot Water Music, Thrice, Glassjaw, Thursday, Taking Back Sunday, Finch and The Movielife among others. More...
Thrash metal innovators Anthrax have signed with Sanctuary Records Group and have set May 6, 2003, as the release day for 'We've Come for You All.'
'We've Come for You All' is the first new studio effort from vocalist John Bush, guitarist Scott Ian, bass guitarist Frank Bello, drummer Charlie Benante and new guitarist Rob Caggiano in five years. Special guests include The Who vocalist Roger Daltrey on "Taking the Music Back" and Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell on "Cadillac Rock Box" and "Strap It On." The album was co-produced by Anthrax and Scrap 60. More...
Power thrash Hypnotic Face have put the mp3 of the song M.L.A.H.L. on their website. This song is one of 11 songs prepared to upcoming album The End Of Sanity. Hypnotic Face will enter the studio on 22nd April. CD should be out in summer/fall 2003 through Insanity records Germany.
Although nothing has been confirmed, it seems likely that Voivod bassist Jason Newsted will join Ozzy’s live band, replacing Robert Trujillo. What makes this slightly bizarre is that Trujillo has just joined Metallica, replacing Newsted.In light of the fact that Voivod was just added to Ozzfest, this seems like a feasible scenario though.
Current internet rumours suggest that God Forbid have parted with vocalist Byron Davis and the hot favourite to replace him is ex-Five Pointe 0 man Daniel Struble.