'OFFEST' Featuring KORN A No-Go For New York

The KORN-headlined "Offest" show in Wantagh, New York, originally set for August 8, has been canceled. No reason was given for the cancellation. The Offest is a series of shows that occur on off-days from the Ozzfest tour. This year's line-up features Ozzfest bands KORN, DISTURBED, CHEVELLE, and THE REVOLUTION SMILE. Ozzfest is scheduled to ...

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SKINLAB: Raw, Brutal And Straight To The Point!

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has posted the following update to the group's official web site: "Hey, hey ya'll, time to drop some more news. "Tons going on in the SKINLAB camp. We've been busy trying to get everything together for the next release, 'The Nerve Damage Sessions'... At first, the idea was to put out ...

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Memorial Service For TOOL Singer's Mother To Be Held This Weekend

Fans wishing to send flowers as a way of expressing their condolences to TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE vocalist Maynard James Keenan on the loss of his mother may do so at this address: Judith Marie Keenan/Garrison Toland-Herzig Funeral Home 803 North Wooster Ave. Dover, OH 44622 As previously reported, Maynard's mother died a week ago (June ...

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GOD FORBID, ATREYU, DARKEST HOUR: Tour Dates Announced

New Jersey's metal titans GOD FORBID will embark on a full U.S. tour with ATREYU, DARKEST HOUR and UNDEROATH beginning August 7 in Los Angeles. The trek will cover the entire country and wrap up in San Diego in mid-September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 07 - Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA Aug. 08 ...

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STEVE VAI Donates Recording Equipment To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

The Casey Lee Ball Foundation, a nonprofit organization benefiting pediatric kidney research, will auction off Steve Vai's Personal Pro Tools system by Digidesign. All proceeds received from this auction will go directly to UCLA researchers dressed in white coats! Steve Vai is currently upgrading his recording system to Pro Tools||HD and has generously donated his ...

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AMERICAN HEARTBREAK: New CD On The Way

San Francisco-based rockers AMERICAN HEARTBREAK, who feature in their ranks ex-JETBOY guitarist Billy Rowe and former EXODUS bass player Michael Butler, will release their fourth CD, "You Will Not be Getting Paid", on July 1 through Perris Records. The album, which contains five live and five acoustic songs, will come in a special package that ...

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MESHUGGAH: Off NUCLEAR BLAST, Weighing Their Options

Swedish experimental extreme metal band MESHUGGAH have fulfilled their contractual obligations to Nuclear Blast Records and are currently weighing their label options before recording their next studio album. "We've got like three or four offers right now, one of which is from Nuclear Blast, because they want to keep us," guitarist Mårten Hagström told KNAC.com. ...

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ZYKLON: New Song Posted Online

A brand new ZYKLON track, entitled "An Electric Manner", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "An Electric Manner" comes off the Norwegian group's forthcoming sophomore effort, "Aeon", due on September 2 through Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World Ov Worms", which was recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio in Norway ...

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