ION VEIN Rejoined By Original Bassist

Chicago prog/power metallers ION VEIN have announced the return of the group's original bassist, Brian Gordon, to the fold after a four-year hiatus. "Brian left in 2000 to pursue other musical interests and although he was no longer a member of the band, we have remained good friends and he was always considered an extended ...

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Report: Melbourne Officials To Drop AC/DC Street Proposal

Australia's The Age is reporting that the Melbourne City Council looks set to disappoint AC/DC fans by dropping a popular plan to honor the Australian rockers with a city street name. Planning committee chairwoman Catherine Ng confirmed Thursday night (September 2) the council would consider other options next week, including a plaque on ...

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GENITORTURERS Frontwoman To Perform With JACKAL AND HYDE

GENITORTURERS frontwoman Gen will be appearing live on stage with electrocore duo JACKAL AND HYDE at the Ampitheater in Ybor City, Tampa on September 10 for the "Blood on the Turntables" event. This event was originally scheduled for August 13 and was moved to September 10 due to Hurricane Charlie. Gen will be performing three ...

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PAGE/PLANT's 'Unledded' To Receive Nationwide Theatrical Premiere

Reuters is reporting that the much-anticipated music DVD from LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, "No Quarter: Unledded", is set to hit retail selves Oct. 26, preceded the night before by a nationwide theatrical premiere through Regal Entertainment Group cinemas. "Unledded" (Atlantic/Warner Strategic Marketing), which premiered in 1994 on MTV, features a mix of ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Film First-Ever Live DVD

According to TotalRock.com, GIRLSCHOOL will be filming their show at The Garage in London on December 8 for their first-ever live DVD. As previously reported, GIRLSCHOOL's video for the track "Come On Up" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it out in Windows Media format at this location. ...

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Book Of DEEP PURPLE-Inspired Paintings Now Available

Russian-born artist Olga Stozhar has created a number of paintings based on and inspired by DEEP PURPLE images. From band members to song titles, Olga Stozhar's paintings offer a different slant on DEEP PURPLE. Coming right after her exhibition in Berlin, a book has been put together showing her work. View more of ...

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OZZFEST 2004: West Palm Beach Show Cancelled

According to local media reports and Ticketmaster.com, the September 4 Ozzfest show has been officially cancelled. The concert, which was scheduled to be held Saturday in West Palm Beach, FL, was called off because Hurricane Frances is expected to hit the area around the weekend. Frances' center Wednesday night was about 585 miles east-southeast of ...

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