DECONSTRUCT To Open For NICKELBACK, PUDDLE OF MUDD

Northern California's DECONSTRUCT have secured the opening slot on the NICKELBACK/PUDDLE OF MUDD concert at the Sleep Train Amphitheater in Marysville, CA this Friday, August 27. In addition, the band have announced plans to release a live DVD in September. The disc was produced and directed by Mike Sloat, who has previously worked with MACHINE ...

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THE DARKNESS Talk About Tabloids And Success

THE DARKNESS recently spoke to the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the tabloids, festivals, success, meeting QUEEN and that "difficult second album." Several excerpts from the interview follow: Kerrang!: Do people in the States view you differently than they do in the UK? Justin Hawkins (guitar/vocals): "The actual perception that people get in the States from ...

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KATATONIA Exclusively Endorse FRAMUS Instruments

KATATONIA bassist Mattias Norrman and guitarist Fredrik Norrman have just received their new customized instruments from the guitar and bass manufacturer Framus, according to a posting on the group's web site. "They're both very happy with their choices and look forward being exclusive endorsers of the Framus brand," the posting reads. Photos of the new ...

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SYCRONOMICA Sign With BLACK ATTACK RECORDS

German melodic black metallers SYCRONOMICA have inked a two-album deal with Black Attack Records. The group's debut CD, "Paths", is scheduled for release on October 18. "Paths" track listing: 01. Intro 02. Erased By Light 03. Creations Of Mine 04. Paths ( ...Of A Forgotten Time) 05. In Silence I Die 06. Durch Das GeƤst ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'Burn' Candle Sets To Become Available

According to Deep-Purple.net, the U.K. company which produced the original candles for the DEEP PURPLE "Burn" album sleeve are looking at producing a limited number of candle sets from the original moulds (which they still have) for collectors. If you are at all interested, please send an e-mail to [email protected] (with the subject ...

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