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Metal News for April 18, 2001

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4 news articles posted on this day.

Breaking News

Dimitri Leaves Dillinger Escape Plan

Hot off the presses from the Relapse newsletter:

Due to personal reasons, Dimitri Minakakis, lead singer and co-founding member of the Dillinger Escape Plan, has left the band to pursue non-music related endeavors.

Both Dimitri and the rest of the band would like to make it very clear that this parting is 100% mutual and amicable; and in no way due to dysfunction between members. He has always been, and will continue to be, part of everything that this band does.

Dillinger Escape Plan has reportedly not broken up but will be on hiatus until a new singer is in place. There will be one more show with the current lineup including Dimitri, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Summary/Misc

Resound 6.0

The newest issue of RESOUND magazine contains interviews with AMORPHIS, MORTICIAN, SKINLESS, REGURGITATE, YATTERING, 27, RED HARVEST as well as studio reports from NEUROSIS, PIG DESTROYER and DECEASED.

You can sign up to receive Resound at www.relapse.com

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Site Update

Progress - News is working

Progress continues on metalunderground.com. The bugs are getting ironed out of the news posting system as I'm getting back in the loop for news and posting more regularly. More...

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Headline News

Nu-Ozzy?

Ozzy Osbourne's forthcoming and as-yet-untitled solo CD reportedly will take some musical cues from the young metal acts Ozzfest has nurtured in recent years. Ozzy has recorded nine songs so far for his first studio album in six years.

Read the full article at MTV.com.

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