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Voivod Wait For Injured Newsted

Heavy rockers VOIVOD are so thrilled to land former METALLICA star JASON NEWSTED as a guest on their new album, they've shelved release plans to allow the bassist to recover after hurting his arm in...

Rock Band Granted Injunction In Battle With Supernova Show

A Californian rock band yesterday (12SEP06) won a preliminary injunction against producer MARK BURNETT and US TV network CBS, who have been told they must stop using the group's name SUPERNOVA for a band being...

Voivod Stars Struggle To Watch Bandmate Die

VOIVOD frontman DENIS BELANGER struggled to come to terms with bandmate DENIS 'PIGGY' D'AMOUR's 2005 cancer battle - because he couldn't bear to see his pal looking so ill. D'Amour was diagnosed with colon cancer...

Voivod Soldier On After Guitarist's Death

Canadian metal band VOIVOD found recording their first album following the death of guitarist DENIS 'PIGGY' D'AMOUR last August (05), to be like "therapy". Frontman DENIS 'SNAKE' BELANGER admits it was so difficult entering the...

Voivod's Piggy Dies At 45

Heavy rocker DENIS D'AMOUR lost his battle with colon cancer on Friday (26AUG05) in a Montreal, Canada, hospital. He was 45. The VOIVOD guitarist, who was known as PIGGY by fans, was one of...

Newsted Rocks For The Kids

Former METALLICA and OZZY OSBOURNE bassist JASON NEWSTED is playing music for the kids - after agreeing to record an album of songs composed by elementary school children. The rocker's new group VOIVOD and...

Ozzy Ignores Sars Scare And Hits Canada

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE is preparing to tour Canada from Sunday (01JUN03) - despite the fear of SARS keeping other stars away. The tour starts in the west coast city of Vancouver, reaching Toronto -...

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David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-Handed At The 2017 BRIT Awards

David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-Handed At The 2017 BRIT Awards

David Bowie and Rag'n'Bone Man both won two awards at the 2017 BRIT Awards at the O2 Arena in London last night.

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Skepta To Headline Wireless Festival 2017 With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

Skepta To Headline Wireless Festival 2017 With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

The grime superstar will top the bill on Saturday night at Finsbury Park's Wireless Festival in July, with The Weeknd and Chance The Rapper also...

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