RUSH: Photos From CANADA FOR ASIA Benefit Event Posted Online

RUSH were among the Canadian artists that assembled at the CBC broadcasting center Thursday night (Jan. 13) to take part in Canada for Asia, a three-hour, history-making live telecast in support of relief efforts for the tsunami victims of South Asia. RUSH had recorded a new version of their 1977 hit "Closer To The Heart" ...

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SENTENCED Guitarist Comments On New Album

More details have been revealed about the new album from Finland's SENTENCED, tentatively due in April via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Cold White Light" was recorded primarily at Finnvox and Tonebox studios (both in Finland), and mixed and mastered at Finnvox. Producing the effort was again Hiili Hiilesmaa, who also worked ...

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FATES WARNING Confirmed For Holland's HEADWAY FESTIVAL

Legendary progressive metal act FATES WARNING have been confirmed as the headliners of the Headway Festival in Amstelveen, Netherlands on April 3. The band's appearance at Headway and their previously announced five headlining shows in February will most likely be their only shows in Europe this year. After April, FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos will ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Too Sick To Appear On 'The Tonight Show'

Ozzy Osbourne and wife Sharon cancelled their visit to "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday night (Jan. 13) due to Ozzy being sick. Sharon stopped by as a surprise anyways to sign Jay's motorcycle which is going to be auctioned off for tsunami relief. "Ozzy's on the toilet as we speak," Sharon told ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: New Song Available For Download

A brand new SYSTEM OF A DOWN track, entitled "Cigaro", has been made available for download in MP3 format at this location. "Cigaro" is one of several tracks completed towards the group's forthcoming album "Mesmerize/Hypnotize", which is currently being mixed at a Los Angeles studio by Andy Wallace (KORN, LIMP BIZKIT, DISTURBED, SEPULTURA). ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: The Art Of Making A Nail-Studded Wristband

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King has uploaded video footage and photos detailing the process used in making his infamous gauntlets (nail-studded wristbands), which he is planning on selling through the KFKIndustries.com web site. Only 250 wristbands are apparently being made, with each one being created from scratch by Kerry himself and hand-numbered. Watch the 72-second video ...

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