DREAM THEATER Singer Dreamed Of Playing Hockey

DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie recently told NHL.com that he pretty much knew what he wanted to do with his life from the age of five. He had two goals in mind and spent most of his early years pursuing both — singing and playing hockey. As a young boy in the small Canadian town ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Cancel European Tour!

LIMP BIZKIT have reportedly cancelled all of their previously announced European festival appearances this summer in order to concentrate on completing their next studio effort, due in early September through Flip/Interscope Records. The band's participation in the North American Summer Sanitarium tour is not expected to be affected by the cancellation. As previously reported, LIMP ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Receives Honorary Doctorate: Photos Available

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler was given an honorary Doctor Of Music degree from Boston's Berklee College of Music on Saturday (May 10). Tyler addressed the graduates and guests at the school's commencement exercises, which were held at the Reggie Lewis Track And Athletic Center in Boston. Tyler cautioned the students, saying, "A career in music ...

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MERCYFUL FATE, ARCH ENEMY Members Join Forces In FIREGOD

Guitarist Mike Wead (MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND) has teamed up with longtime friends Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, DREAM EVIL, NOTRE DAME), Sharlee D'Angelo (MERCYFUL FATE, ARCH ENEMY, WITCHERY) and Simon Johansson (MEMORY GARDEN, ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA) in a brand new band called FIREGOD. A singer for the project has yet to be announced. "I'm more than ...

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AMORPHIS Enter Finnish Singles Chart At #4!

AMORPHIS have entered the Finnish Singles chart at position #4 with their latest single, "Day Of Your Beliefs". Check out the whole chart here. "Day Of Your Beliefs" comes off the group's upcoming full-length album, "Far From The Sun", due in Scandinavia through Virgin Records on May 26. A U.S. release date for ...

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RAG MEN Close To Inking Record Deal

RAG MEN, the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS), and drummer Rigg Ross (SKARHEAD, ex-HATEBREED), are in the process of negotiating a record contract and expect to have a full-length album available before the end of the ...

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