SAMMY HAGAR On VAN HALEN Reunion Tour: 'I Like My Band Better'

VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar spoke to Favazz of the St. Louis radio station KSHE 95 in early October about the group's current reunion tour and Hagar's future plans. Several excerpts from the interview follow: On upcoming activities: Sammy: "Well, all I've gotta say that the VAN HALEN tour is coming to a close. We've ...

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TOOL Singer: PRESIDENT BUSH Has Made The World More Dangerous

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that Maynard James Keenan of TOOL and A PERFECT CIRCLE appears on two politically oriented Election Day albums tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 2) — APC's "eMOTIVe", and as one of the performers on the "Axis Of Justice Concert Series Volume 1". Keenan said he feels the world is a more dangerous ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Help VH1 Look Back At 2004

ABC ePrep is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER will be among the performers on the VH1 special "Big In '04". The show looks back at the biggest stories of the year and honors winners in categories reflecting the year in music, politics, news, the arts, and gossip. The show will be taped at the Shrine Auditorium ...

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ANGEL: Tour Dates Announced

Legendary '70s rockers ANGEL will be performing at the Dallas Hard Rock Café on Saturday, November 13. The show will be presented by "TheBone" 93.3 and Renegade Entertainment. ANGEL skyrocketed to stardom in the mid '70s as one of the first "metal" bands on the very eclectic music scene of that decade. Powered by soaring ...

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VINCE NEIL Assaults Soundman In Dallas?

The following first-hand eyewitness account was filed by Jeff K at JeffK.net: "All's well that certainly didn't end well Saturday night [Oct. 30] at 93.3 The Bone's Skeleton Ball starring Vince Neil of MÖTLEY CRÜE at Gilley's Dallas. The evening got off to a great start with XES WHISKEY rockin' the house. Spicoli ...

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SUIDAKRA To Enter Studio Tomorrow

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA will enter Gernhard studio in Siegburg, Germany on Tuesday (Nov. 2) to begin recording their seventh album, "Command to Charge", tentatively due in early 2005. The group hope to complete the recording and mixing sessions for the follow-up to last year's "Signs for the Fallen" by November 25. "Command to ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For KING DIAMOND U.S. Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the upcoming KING DIAMOND/NILE/THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER tour happening in April of 2005. The tour follows their January/February co-headlining run with SUFFOCATION. Here's what Nergal (guitars/vocals) had to say: "Hey f(r)iends! We’re touring Europe right now with INCANTATION and KRISUIN in support of our brand new record, ...

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