GRAVE, UNLEASHED: New Albums To Receive U.S. Release In Early September

Century Media Records has set September 7 as the U.S. release date for the new albums from Sweden's death metal godfathers GRAVE and UNLEASHED. GRAVE, who recently replaced drummer Christofer Barkensjö (KAAMOS) with Pelle Liljenberg (COERCION), recorded their sixth full-length album, "Fiendish Regression", at Abyss studio with producers Tommy and Peter Tägtgren. 11 tracks were ...

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SCOTT WEILAND's DUI Trial Postponed (Again)

MTV.com reports: VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland has until the end of the month before he'll have to stand trial for driving under the influence of drugs in Los Angeles. His court date, which has already been pushed back several times, was postponed once again on Tuesday, to June 30. ...

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METALLICA's 2004 Tour Rider Posted Online

The Smoking Gun, a web site that posts original documents on the Internet, has obtained METALLICA's backstage rider for the 2004 tour. The contract rider includes specifications on stage design, sound systems, lighting rigs, as well as an artist's wish list — from transportation and billing to dressing room accommodations and meals. METALLICA's complete 2004 ...

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MICHIGAN DEATHFEST 2004 Postponed To Early August

Michigan Deathfest 2004 has been postponed to August 6-7 from the originally announced June 25-26 due to the unexpected closing of the original venue (The Labyrinth in Detroit), according to the festival organizers. Bands scheduled to appear at the event are JUNGLE ROT, 25 TA LIFE and Columbia's UNDERTHREAT. All tickets previously sold will still ...

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AYREON To Perform On Dutch Radio

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen will appear on the "Swijnenstal" radio program on 3FM, the Dutch national pop radio station, this Friday, June 25. He will be interviewed and will play one acoustic track with Irene Jansen and Peter Vink. You can tune into the program starting at 7:00 p.m. CET and you can stream the ...

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EXMORTEM: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have revealed the track listing for their as-yet-untitled fifth album, tentatively due later in the year. The as-yet-untitled CD was mixed with producer Tue Madsen at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Parasite Paradise 02. Flesh Havoc 03. Black Walls Of ...

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BEATALLICA: More Live Shows Announced

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 18 - Chicago, IL ...

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OZZFEST Organizers Warn Against Sale Of Counterfeit Passes

According to a posting at Ozzfest.com, someone is selling counterfeit passes in Denver, Colorado. "First off, Ozzfest DOES NOT SELL passes so if you are approached, please don't be conned!" reads the message on the site. "These will not be honored at any Ozzfest locations. Tickets are available for purchase on Ozzfest.com and at Ticketmaster ...

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