HANOI ROCKS: New Album Due In April

HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Not to get anymore bummed out than everyone already is — I won't say anything other than our sincere condolences to everyone who's lost anyone near and dear in The Asian disaster... "We're just glad we're still here. Actually ...

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DEVILDRIVER Name New Album

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara (ex-COAL CHAMBER) has answered a number of fan questions about the group's upcoming album and touring activities via the group's official web site. A couple of excerpts from the Q&A sessions follow: Q: After you get your CD finished you said you may start touring in February. Now in February SLIPKNOT ...

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NILE To Tour U.K. With DYING FETUS And NECROPHAGIST

NILE will be teaming up with DYING FETUS and NECROPHAGIST for a U.K. tour in early March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 08 - London, UK @ Electric Ballroom Mar. 09 - Manchester, UK @ Rockworld Mar. 10 - Dublin, IRE @ Village Mar. 11 - Leeds, UK @ Josephs Well Mar. 12 - ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: European Festival Appearances Announced

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have announced the following European summer festival appearances: Jun. 24 – Herne, GER - Pressure Fest Jun. 25 - Le Mans, FRA - Fury Fest Jun. 26 – Dessel, BEL - Graspop Metal Meeting Jul. 01-02 - Roitschjora, GER - With Full Force Festival As previously reported, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES are planning on releasing ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Bassist Forced To Miss Philadelphia Gig

Bassist Mike D'Antonio was forced to miss KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's performance at the Northstar Bar in Philadelphia Wednesday night (Jan. 5) due to "an illness in the family," according to a posting on the group's web site. "Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family, and we hope all turns out well," the band ...

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GUITAR WORLD Magazine To Pay Tribute To DIMEBAG DARRELL

According to the Washington Post, the staff of Guitar World magazine is currently working on its next issue, a tribute to "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, the former guitarist for the heavy metal band PANTERA who was shot and killed by a crazed fan in Ohio last month while playing with his new band, DAMAGEPLAN. "I was ...

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DARKEST HOUR: New Album To Be Produced By DEVIN TOWNSEND

DARKEST HOUR have posted the following update on their official web site: "We have some big news. First of all, the DARKEST HOUR DVD, 'Party Scars and Prison Bars, A Thrashography', is in the can and will be released February 22nd! Pre-order info as well as a downloadable (is that a word?) trailer will be ...

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