PAIN: Studio Report Posted Online

SwedishMetal.net has posted a "pre-listening" report on the upcoming PAIN studio album, tentatively due in January 2005 via Stockholm Records. Check it out here. As previously reported, the first single from the upcoming CD will be "Same Old Song". A video for the track was scheduled to be shot with director Mikeadelica, who ...

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ALSTON To Release Debut Album In February

ALSTON, the New York-based band featuring former PRIMER 55 bassist Kobie Jackson (on guitar and vocals), guitarist/vocalist Ron Paige, bassist Alex Cando, and drummer Woody Wurzburg, will release their debut album, "Voodoo For Fun And Profit", on February 1, 2005 via Repossession Records. The album contains eleven songs, including "Recon Seed", "Anna", "Rock Star", "Ordinary", ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL to Play Los Angeles Tonight

THE PANIC CHANNEL, the new band featuring former JANE'S ADDICTION members Dave Navarro (guitar), Stephen Perkins (drums) and Chris Chaney (bass), along with singer Steve Isaacs, will perform at The Dragonfly in Los Angeles (6510 Santa Monica Blvd.) on Tuesday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 or only $5 with this ...

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BLOOD DUSTER: DVD Preview Posted Online

Australian grindcore band BLOOD DUSTER have posted a 15-second preview of their upcoming DVD at their official web site. Check it out at this location (Quicktime, 5.13 MB). The live footage on the DVD is believed to have been recorded at the band's April 23, 2004 performance in Melbourne, Australia. A February 2005 ...

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Former PANTERA Guitar Legend DIMEBAG DARRELL Returns to DEAN

Dean Guitars announced Saturday November 13, 2004 that they have signed DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell (ex-PANTERA) to an exclusive endorsement agreement with an extensive line of USA-made and imported model "Dimebag" guitars to be introduced in January 2005. Dimebag Darrell, named by Guitar World magazine as one of the "Top 100 Metal Guitarists of All ...

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PETER CRISS' Ex-Wife's Scrapbooks Sell For Over $10,000

Backstage Auctions has wrapped up its 2004 live auction schedule with the completion of the Lydia Criss auction. The auction, which featured personal and KISS-related items from her 12-year marriage to original KISS drummer Peter Criss as well as items from Lydia's years as a rock photographer, sold 84% of her collection. The biggest-selling items ...

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AMEN Drummer Sticks Up For CASEY CHAOS, Slams Former Members

New AMEN drummer Joe Letz has issued a statement adressing recent rumors and accusations leveled against the group's frontman Casey Chaos by the band's former members. His statement reads as follows: "Let me start off by saying that writing and addressing something in this manner is out of character for me, but I feel that ...

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