THE HAUNTED To Honor DIMEBAG's Memory By 'Fucking Shit Up'

After their extraordinarily successful U.S. tour with DAMAGEPLAN and labelmates SHADOWS FALL, the Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED will now start to devastate Europe. On January 26, 2005, THE HAUNTED will head out for the "Close Up Made Us Do It Tour" as headlining act all over Scandinavia together with support from TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER and ...

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THESYRE: New Album Due In January

Québec, Canada extremists THESYRE are set to release their second album via the Swedish label Vicious Recordings. Titled "Duality", the CD features "short, catchy yet truly old-school songs blending in thrash, black and punk influences," according to a press release. The album is scheduled for release late January 2005 on digipak, LP and picture-LP formats. ...

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MANIFEST Negotiating With Record Labels

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are currently negotiating with a couple of record labels about the release of [the debut album] 'Half Past Violence'. Hopefully we can have something worked out in the near future. Not knowing how long things will drag out is kind of ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER: Release Date Set For New Solo Album

Frontiers Records has set a February 21, 2005 release date for the new studio album by Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), entitled "The Usual Suspects". Regarding the CD, Turner said in a press release, "I have been defined many times in my career and identified with many rock genres from blues to ...

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EXHUMED Ink Licensing Deal With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Californian gore-metallers EXHUMED will release their upcoming covers CD, now officially retitled "Garbage Daze Re-Regurgitated", in Europe via an exclusive licensing deal with Listenable Records. "A deal has been inked with Listenable to bombard all slaughtercultists across the pond with not only the 'Garbage Daze...' album, but also the band's DVD, which will be released ...

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KISS Frontman Donates Autographed Guitar To Charity

A guitar donated and autographed by KISS frontman Paul Stanley was among the items auctioned off Saturday night (Dec. 18) at the Biloxi Grand Theatre in Biloxi, Mississippi, according to GulfLive.com. The event, which was hosted by 3 DOORS DOWN, was for the benefit of the Escatawpa band's charitable organization, The Better Life Foundation. Performers ...

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