METALLICA To Be Featured On VH1's 'All Access'

METALLICA will be the subject of an upcoming "All Access" episode on VH1. Scheduled to air on Tuesday, September 2 at 10:00 p.m., the show "takes viewers on the road with one of the biggest rock bands on their mega summer tour. And it truly is all access. Wherever they go, whatever they do, VH1's ...

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GODSMACK To Perform Acoustic Set At Benefit Concert

GODSMACK have been tapped to perform an acoustic set Wednesday (August 27) in New York at a benefit concert for LIFEbeat, an organization that promotes AIDS prevention. IGGY POP & THE STOOGES will headline the show, which is being presented by MTV2. GODSMACK currently are working on a full-length album of acoustic material, ...

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SIX FEET UNDER To Headline JAMES MURPHY BENEFIT

SIX FEET UNDER have been confirmed to headline the James Murphy Benefit concert on September 6 at Venom Night Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Joining Chris Barnes and Co. at the gig will be PATH OF MAN (featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE members Jack Owen and Paul Mazurkiewicz along with HELSTAR/SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera), DIABOLIC, MONSTROSITY, ...

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Review: AEROSMITH's Power Leaves KISS Behind

Steve Morse of The Boston Globe reports that KISS had the gimmicky, arena-style pyrotechnics, but AEROSMITH had the true heat at this entertaining matchup of so-called rock superpowers Monday night (August 25) at the Tweeter Center. "As KISS singer Paul Stanley told the sold-out crowd, 'We got two major superpowers — the Aerosmith Aeroforce and ...

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THIN LIZZY: More Tour Dates Announced

THIN LIZZY have announced more dates as part of their "Global Chaos 2003" World Tour. Upcoming THIN LIZZY tour dates, according to their management: Oct. 10 - The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY Oct. 11 - Steel Music Hall – Rochester, NY Oct. 12 - The Downtown - Farmingdale, NY Oct. 13 - TBA Oct. 14 ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Drummer Guests On KIMYA DAWSON CD

GUNS N' ROSES drummer Brian "Brain" Mantia, also of PRIMUS fame, has laid down the drum tracks on the new album from Kimya Dawson, one half of quirky anti-folk duo THE MOLDY PEACHES, according to MTV.com. The follow-up to last year's "I'm Sorry That Sometimes I'm Mean", which features THIRD EYE BLIND's Arion Salazar on ...

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Teenager Dies At England's READING Festival

The unexplained death of an 18-year-old man at England's Reading music festival Monday (August 25) is being investigated by police, according to The Guardian. The man collapsed and stopped breathing at around 5:00 a.m., and could not be revived despite attempts for almost an hour by emergency services, on-site medical staff and the teenager's friends. ...

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BUSH Frontman Records Solo Material

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale recently spent time in a Los Angeles studio recording a three-song demo with former HELMET guitarist Page Hamilton (who also produced), bassist Cache Tolman (RIVAL SCHOOLS), drummer Charlie Walker (CHAMBERLAIN, NEW END ORIGINAL) and guitarist Chris Traynor, who has played with both BUSH and HELMET, Billboard.com reports. Rossdale reportedly has more ...

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