GOD FORBID, ATREYU, DARKEST HOUR: Tour Dates Announced

New Jersey's metal titans GOD FORBID will embark on a full U.S. tour with ATREYU, DARKEST HOUR and UNDEROATH beginning August 7 in Los Angeles. The trek will cover the entire country and wrap up in San Diego in mid-September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 07 - Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA Aug. 08 ...

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STEVE VAI Donates Recording Equipment To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

The Casey Lee Ball Foundation, a nonprofit organization benefiting pediatric kidney research, will auction off Steve Vai's Personal Pro Tools system by Digidesign. All proceeds received from this auction will go directly to UCLA researchers dressed in white coats! Steve Vai is currently upgrading his recording system to Pro Tools||HD and has generously donated his ...

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AMERICAN HEARTBREAK: New CD On The Way

San Francisco-based rockers AMERICAN HEARTBREAK, who feature in their ranks ex-JETBOY guitarist Billy Rowe and former EXODUS bass player Michael Butler, will release their fourth CD, "You Will Not be Getting Paid", on July 1 through Perris Records. The album, which contains five live and five acoustic songs, will come in a special package that ...

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MESHUGGAH: Off NUCLEAR BLAST, Weighing Their Options

Swedish experimental extreme metal band MESHUGGAH have fulfilled their contractual obligations to Nuclear Blast Records and are currently weighing their label options before recording their next studio album. "We've got like three or four offers right now, one of which is from Nuclear Blast, because they want to keep us," guitarist Mårten Hagström told KNAC.com. ...

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ZYKLON: New Song Posted Online

A brand new ZYKLON track, entitled "An Electric Manner", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "An Electric Manner" comes off the Norwegian group's forthcoming sophomore effort, "Aeon", due on September 2 through Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World Ov Worms", which was recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio in Norway ...

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TAMMY FAYE MESSNER Talks About Her Friendship With MARILYN MANSON

Tammy Faye Messner (formerly Tammy Faye Bakker), who helped build one of the largest Christian TV networks in the world before her then-husband Jim Bakker's affair helped crumble their empire, recently revealed to New York Times that she became friends with MARILYN MANSON after they met during an interview. "He came in looking just the ...

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HELLOWEEN Announce World Tour!

Veteran German power metallers HELLOWEEN have announced the dates for their forthcoming world tour in support of their recently released "Rabbit Don't Come Easy" album. The trek will be the group's first with new members Sascha Gerstner (guitar) and Stefan Schwarzmann (drums). Upcoming HELLOWEEN tour dates: South America Sep. 11 - Bar Opiniao - Porto ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE: Sophomore Delays

The second album by A PERFECT CIRCLE is now scheduled for release on September 30, according to MTV.com. The disc will be the first to feature ex-MARILYN MANSON bassist Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez), who replaced Paz Lenchantin in February. As previously reported, the first single from the forthcoming album is said to be a ...

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EVANESCENCE, COLD, REVIS To Team Up For NINTENDO FUSION TOUR

EVANESCENCE, COLD, REVIS, CAUTERIZE and FINGER ELEVEN will team up for upcoming the Nintendo Fusion Tour. The trek will feature live music as well as a host of Nintendo games. "We're really looking forward to doing this tour," EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee said in a statement. "When we're on the road, we play music all ...

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