VOIVOD Skip NILE Tour To Focus On Upcoming Album

VOIVOD will NOT be touring North America during January/February as part of a five-band package also featuring NILE, NAPALM DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and THE BERZERKER. Instead, the quartet are planning on embarking on a headlining tour of the U.S. and Europe shortly following the release of the group's next studio album, The Multiverse, tentatively ...

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AC/DC Drop The Puck

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and guitarist Malcolm Young performed the ceremonial puck drop at the recent Nottingham Panthers vs. Sheffield Steelers ice hockey match. Johnson and Young were guests of Nottingham Forest's European Cup-winning captain John McGovern, who has been friends of the group since seeing them in 1978. Click here to view ...

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PAPA WHEELIE To Issue Sophomore Release

PAPA WHEELIE, the "stoner punk metal" crew consisting of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted (a.k.a. Jaylor) on guitar/vocals, Steven Wiig (a.k.a. Swiiglor) on drums and Joe Ledesma (a.k.a. Joefus) on bass, are preparing to unleash the follow-up release to their debut album, Unipsycho, just in time for Halloween. Live Lycanthropy features updated versions of Unipsycho ...

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IN FLAMES Confirm Korean Gig

Sweden's IN FLAMES have confirmed their first-ever appearance in Korea during December. They will perform at the 3,000-capacity 88 Gym in Seoul on December 14th. The Korean version of IN FLAMES' most recent release, Reroute To Remain, features a live version of "Colony" as a bonus track. (Thanks: Kim Yun Jung / www.rocknew.com) ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Video Teaser Posted Online

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), have posted a "teaser" for the upcoming video for the first single off their self-titled debut album, "Cochise", at this location. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Issue Double Live CD In January

JUDAS PRIEST's forthcoming double live album, Live In London, is scheduled for release on January 13th, 2003 through Germany's SPV/Steamhammer Records. The set, which was recorded during the group's appearance at the London Brixton Academy on December 19th, 2001, will reportedly include tracks not found on the DVD release of the same name. (Thanks:

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NIRVANA: New Video Posted Online

The video for NIRVANA's "You Know You're Right" has been released to numerous outlets. Clips from the Live! Tonight! Sold Out! and 1991: The Year Punk Broke documentaries and the band's MTV Unplugged performance figure prominently in the montage, but rare unseen footage also is featured. View the video in its entirety at

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT To Release Live CD In November

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, featuring legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW), will be issuing a double live CD, titled Past Times With Good Company, on November 20th in Japan. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: Disc 1: 01. Shadow Of The Moon 02. Play Minstrel Play 03. Minstrel Hall 04. Past ...

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