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Metal News for May 27, 2002

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7 news articles posted on this day.

Vanilla Ice Gets Environmental

Environmental will open for Vanilla Ice June 12th in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Linkin Park's New Remix Single

Linkin Park have lined up the Jay Gordon remix of ‘Points Of Authority’ as the first single from the remix album, ‘Reanimation’, featuring remixed songs from their mega-hit ‘Hybrid Theory’. The remix album is slated for release at the end of July and includes contributions from Jonathan Davis of Korn, Stephen Carpenter from the Deftones and Staind’s Aaron Lewis.

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Snapcase End Transmission

US hardcore crew Snapcase will release their new album, ‘End Transmission’, towards the end of the year on Victory. It was produced by Brian McTernan.

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Headline News

Ulrich Closes Label

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has shut down his label The Music Company. Systematic, one of his signees, have now switched to Elektra.

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Ozzy Pulls Out Of Ireland

Ozzy Osbourne was forced to cancel his expected appearabce at the Irish Ozzfest on May 26 due to illness. Further info when we get it.

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The Italian hard-rock singer Chris Heaven will start next week to work on the song "Lady Luck" (David Lee Roth) for the second forthcoming Jason Becker tribute cd. The drummer that will work with Heaven is Michael von Knorring (Eclipse). The line-up also including ex-Dio guitarist Tracy G and bass-player Gonzo.

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Daily Reviews

Metal Reviews has 13 new ones this week:

  • Annihilator - Waking The Fury
  • Beyond The Embrace - Against The Elements
  • Dio - Killing The Dragon
  • Ektomorf - I Scream Up To The Sky
  • Flowing Tears - Serpentine
  • Jaded Heart - The Journey Will Never End
  • Loud & Clear - Disc-connected
  • Macbeth - Vanitas
  • Poison - Hollyweird
  • Requiem - The Arrival
  • Theatre Of Tragedy - Assembly
  • Thunderstone - Thunderstone
  • Vader - Revelations

And Tartarean Desire has a bunch more:

  • Misdemeanor - Misdemeanor (stoner rock, 2002)
  • Hanoi Rocks - People Like Me (EP) (hard rock, 2002)
  • The Bones - Bigger Than Jesus (hard rock, 2002)
  • Fury - Slavekind (aggrocore, 2001)
  • Snub - The Harvest (EP) (metalcore, 2002)
  • 1853 - A Verdadeira História De Melvin Bell... (rock, 2001)
  • Decadence - Theatre Of Eclipse (black metal, 2002)
  • Ty Tabor - Safety (progrock, 2002)
  • Planet X - Live From Oz (progressive, 2002)
  • Kaipa - Notes From The Past (progrock, 2002)
  • Dead Soul Tribe - Dead Soul Tribe (progressive metal, 2002, 2nd review)
  • Valley's Eve - Deception Of Pain (heavy metal, 2002)
  • Morifade - Imaginarium (power metal, 2002, 2nd review)
  • Star One - Space Metal (symphonic metal, 2002, 2nd review)
  • Devolved - Technologies (numetal, 2002)

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