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Metal News for May 2, 2002

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5 news articles posted on this day.

Single Bullet Theory Dates Revised

As a followup to the previous story, the band is replacing Scar Culture, who had to pull out due to their drummer taking a temporary hiatus from the group, in the Hipocrasy, Soilwork, Killswitch Engage Tour.

Since I see a few new additions, here the latest list of tour dates: More...

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Lavabone Return Home

Lavabone will be heading back to LA next week to finish the mixes on their new demo with producer/engineer Dave Dominguez, whose credits include Papa Roach, Powerman 5000, Staind and Guns n' Roses. They'll also be playing back at The Cactus Club in San Jose, CA on Saturday, May 4.

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Nevermore Enemies of Reality

Nevermore are expected to start work on a new album later this year with producer Andy Sneap. It has the working title of ‘Enemies Of Reality’.

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Metallica Record Again

After a long break, Metallica are back in the studio to continue working on their next album with producer Bob Rock. Information is still scarce, but it does seem that the band are still operating as a trio, with no full-time replacement as yet for departed bassist Jason Newsted.

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Winamp Exploit - Upgrade to 2.8!

A bug in Winamp 2.79's mini-browser could create a buffer overflow from malformed ID3v2 entries, thereby allowing malicious code to be executed on the affected user's system. While this effect may be described as a "virus in MP3's", it is more a software exploit and you should not fear getting a "virus" from MP3s themselves. The simple solution is to download the latest version of Winamp (currently 2.80a), disable the mini-browser, or use other software for playing your MP3s.

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