SODOM To Film BANG YOUR HEAD Performance For Upcoming DVD

Veteran German thrashers SODOM will be filming their appearance at this weekend's Bang Your Head Festival in Balingen, Germany for an upcoming DVD. The group, who also recorded their performance at the Rock Hard Festival earlier this month, are reportedly including in their set list a lot of the more obscure tracks which haven't been ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Hartford Live Photos Posted Online

POWERMAN 5000 performed live in concert at the Webster Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut on Wednesday, June 18. Check out pictures from LFI. Upcoming POWERMAN 5000 tour dates (with REACH 454 and SHINEDOWN): Jun. 24 - Huntsville, AL - Sammy T's Music Hall Jun. 25 - Tallahassee, FL - Floyd's Music Store Jun. 26 ...

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TED NUGENT Explains His Political Incorrectness

Ted Nugent phoned into the "Steve and DC" morning show on May 29 to address his recent controversial remarks that cost him a gig at the Muskegon Summer Celebration. Ted's response to the cancellations: "Eat me!" Nugent talked about how he has celebrated the legendary black artists, and how he's dedicated products to James Brown ...

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UFO To Record New Album Later In The Year

UFO bassist Pete Way has issued an official statement clarifying the group's present status and future plans. Way's statement reads as follows: "The UFO situation is ongoing, we're waiting to put together the absolutely right formation. Myself, I never said [former EUROPE guitarist] John [Norum] would be joining. We liked his playing. We still are ...

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DEEP PURPLE/URIAH HEEP Supergroup Has Yet To Begin Recording

The new supergroup featuring members of URIAH HEEP, DEEP PURPLE and OZZY OSBOURNE's former bass player Bob Daisley has yet to do any recording, despite previous reports to the contrary, according to Undercover News. COLD CHISEL singer Jimmy Barnes, fresh from finishing up the COLD CHISEL "Ringside" shows, is expected to make his way to ...

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GODHEAD Officially Joined By Former STATIC-X Drummer

GODHEAD guitarist/vocalist Jason C. Miller has confirmed via the group's official newsletter the departure of drummer Tom Z. and the recent addition to the band's ranks of former STATIC-X sticksman Ken Jay. The following is the Miller's statement on the matter: "Hey guys, it's true. Tom QUIT GODHEAD about 3 weeks ago, but it has ...

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COLD To Tour With EVANESCENCE

COLD, who have just pulled off the Lollapalooza tour and their previously announced European excursion with STAIND (due to kick off August 27 in London), will be touring EVANESCENCE sometime this year, according to Pollstar. Exact dates are expected to be announced soon. In related news, EVANESCENCE have been forced to postpone their short European ...

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DEATHRIDE Change Name To DEVILDRIVER

Santa Barbara, California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have officially changed their name to DEVILDRIVER. The band, whose sound is being described as "much heavier than [that of] COAL CHAMBER" and featuring "more technical" musicianship than that found in Fafara's main band, are currently finishing up work on their debut ...

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