AC/DC Singer, Bassist To Headline RED CROSS Benefit Event

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams will headline a benefit concert in Florida that could bring in more than $100,000 for the American Red Cross and its efforts to help replace the things Hurricane Charley blew away, according to the Naples Daily News. The concert, which will take place on September 10 ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Begin Work On Solo Album

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones has posted the following message on his web site: "Well, here I am, back in England. THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY tour has finished and I shall take a few weeks off to recover! The whole experience has been immensely enjoyable and I have found myself inspired by the ...

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KORN: 'Greatest Hits' Release Date Pushed Ahead

The release date for KORN's forthcoming "best of" collection, "Greatest Hits Vol. 1" (Immortal/Epic), has been pushed ahead two weeks to October 5. In addition to such KORN favorites as "A.D.I.D.A.S.", "Falling Away From Me" and "Here To Stay", the 19-track disc will include covers of CAMEO's 1986 top 10 hit "Word Up" and PINK ...

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ALICE COOPER Says His 'Treason' Remarks Were Misinterpreted

ALICE COOPER's comment accusing all rock stars campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry of "treason" was misconstrued and blown out of proportion, according to the singer. During a Canadian stop on his current "Eyes Of Alice Cooper Tour", Cooper commented on the recent tour involving Bruce Springsteen and other Kerry supporters by ...

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PAPA ROACH: New Album Preview Available Online

PAPA ROACH fans can preview the band's upcoming album, "Getting Away With Murder", in its entirety at MTV.com before it hits shelves Tuesday (August 31). The follow-up to 2002's "Lovehatetragedy", "Getting Away With Murder" was produced by Howard Benson (COLD, BLINDSIDE, P.O.D., SEPULTURA) and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, who has previously worked with ...

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Free CD Sampler To Be Given Away On CLASH OF THE DEMIGODS Tour

Ibex Moon Records, along with Conquer Records U.K., are currently putting together a sampler CD that will be given away for free at the Clash of the Demigods European tour 2004, featuring INCANTATION, BEHEMOTH, KRISIUN, and RAGNAROK. The sampler, which will include selections from ESTUARY, BLOODY SIGN, FUNERUS, INCRUST, THORNAFIRE, HELL-BORN, SUPREME LORD, IMMEMORIAL, PERVERSE, ...

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METALLICA Named 'Best Band On The Planet' At KERRANG! AWARDS

METALLICA were named Best Band On the Planet at the Kerrang! Awards, beating out the likes of SLIPKNOT, THE DARKNESS, H.I.M., RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and BLINK-182, according to Scotsman.com. VELVET REVOLVER, the new group composed of former members of GUNS N' ROSES and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, won Best International Newcomer, while THE DARKNESS were ...

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Bassist RANDY COVEN To Join RIOT For NYC Performance

Bassist Randy Coven (ARK, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will be performing with the legendary heavy metal band RIOT at Don Hill's in New York City on Friday, August 27. Also appearing on the bill will be HAVOCHATE (featuring ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian), SUPERVILLAIN, DIRTY BROWN EYE, OPERATIKA and PHOENIX REIGN. More information is available at

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