RAGING SPEEDHORN To Embark On Tour Of Southern California

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will kick off a short tour of Southern California by opening for MUDVAYNE at the Key Club in West Hollywood Sunday night (May 18). Confirmed RAGING SPEEDHORN dates are as follows: May 18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club (w/ MUDVAYNE) (7:00 p.m.) May 18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky ...

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ANTHRAX Debut At No. 122 With 'We've Come For You All'

ANTHRAX's "We've Come For You All" has shifted 9,819 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release to debut at No. 122 on The Billboard 200 chart. "That's more than I thought it would do after five years away," ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian said in a posting on the band's official web site. ...

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ANDREW W.K. Begins Mixing New Album

ANDREW W.K. has wrapped up the recording of his new CD and has moved the whole operation across to California to begin mixing the effort for a tentative August/September release through Island DefJam Records. "The mixing is like the salted creamed hotel bar butter at the end of the drink portion and the start of ...

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MONSTROSITY To Film Venezuela Show For Possible DVD

Veteran Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY will film their show in La Cruz, Venezuela Saturday night (May 17) for a possible live DVD. Tonight's gig will mark the second live appearance with the group for returning vocalist Jason Avery, whose first show back with the band took place on May 3 in Puerto Rico. MONSTROSITY are ...

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AC/DC To Play 'Intimate' German Shows

AC/DC will play several intimate German concerts next month around their previously announced support gigs with THE ROLLING STONES. The following headlining shows have been confirmed so far: Jun. 09 – Berlin, GER @ TBA Jun. 10 – Munich, GER @ Circus Krone As previously reported, AC/DC will open for THE ROLLING STONES at the ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY To Unveil Signature Guitar

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry is unveiling his signature guitar at the House of Blues in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Saturday (May 17), according to CNN. The Gibson brand guitar, dubbed the Gibson Joe Perry Signature, was first inspired by Perry's wife Billie. She secretly conspired to build a prototype of the guitar with the people at ...

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RIAA: Rock Music Still Tops Charts

Hollywood Reporter reports that rock music remains the most popular genre among U.S. consumers, while rap/hip-hop has replaced pop as the No. 2 choice, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a music industry trade group. Rock, which has been the No. 1 most-preferred genre since the survey began in 1989, accounted for ...

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Surviving LED ZEPPELIN Members Gather At London Premiere Of DVD

The surviving members of LED ZEPPELIN made an extremely rare appearance onstage at the exclusive premiere of the band's long-awaited live DVD held in Leicester Square, London Thursday night (May 15), according to dotmusic. The audience of friends and family, competition winners and media were gathered to see a specially cut two-hour version of the ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Tribe' To Surface In Late July

Despite previously published reports to the contrary, QUEENSRŸCHE have issued a statement via their official web site, www.queensryche.com, reaffirming July 22 as the projected release date through Sanctuary Records for their new studio opus, "Tribe". In addition, a new track called "Desert Dance" has been made available for listening in streaming audio to ...

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