JIMI HENDRIX Special To Air On THE BIOGRAPHY CHANNEL

The Washington Times is reporting that The Biography Channel will turns its eye on '60s rock icon Jimi Hendrix by airing "Biography: Jimi Hendrix" at 9 tonight. Hendrix doubted his own talents and was shy at times, yet he would come to embody the hedonistic excesses of the era. The Seattle-born guitar slinger, who once ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce First Show With New Singer

LILLIAN AXE will play their first live show with new singer, Derrick LeFevre, on New Year's Eve in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Due to the "new" nature of the band and years of fervent fan requests, they will be playing a completely revamped setlist, including many album tracks that have rarely been played at live shows. ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'Companion - Update 1' Book Due Next Month

"The Iron Maiden Companion – Update 1" book will be coming out November 29, 2004. The book will feature an update to the famous "Iron Maiden Companion" book, updating new releases 2000 onward and filling in some old items. This invaluable source of information for IRON MAIDEN fans, collectors, and professionals is based on Marco ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Exclusive KROQ Halloween Show Announced

MARILYN MANSON has been confirmed to play the 8th Annual KROQ Halloween Costume Ball in California, according to MansonUSA.com. The event will take place on Saturday, October 30 at The Vault In Long Beach, CA. The only way attend this event is to listen to KROQ 106.7 and win tickets at 800-520-1067. Marilyn Manson recently ...

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CROWBAR: In Mixing Mode

New Orleans sludge-meisters CROWBAR are currently mixing their new album, "Life's Blood For The Downtrodden", in Miami, FL for a February 8, 2005 Stateside release through Candlelight Records. "Life's Blood For The Downtrodden" was produced by the working team of Warren Riker (DOWN) and Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN). Brown also handled the bass duties on ...

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Premiere of NEAL MORSE's 'One' on RADIO FRONTIERS

Radio Frontiers will be premiering Neal Morse's (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) new album, "One", on October 21 at 9:00 p.m. EST. They will be playing the album in its entirety, including the bonus disc. The show will be co-hosted by Neal Morse, who will also be live in Radio Frontiers' chatroom. There will also be a phone-in ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES Issue Drummer's Post-Surgery Update

Swedish power metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have posted an update on the condition of drummer Owe Lingvall, who was involved in a serious accident at his summer house a couple of weeks ago, causing him to almost lose an eye. Commented the band: "Owe's surgery went really well and he would like to express his grattitude ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Eddie Rips Up The World

According to a posting at the IRON MAIDEN fan site MaidenFans.com, IRON MAIDEN's upcoming tour will likely be called "Eddie Rips Up The World Tour", based on the various posters appearing for the already-announced dates. The trek will apparently comprise between 20 and 25 shows. It is unknown if this number represents the ...

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POISONBLACK: Finnish Date Scheduled

The current lineup of POISONBLACKVille Laihiala (vocals, guitar, also in SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — will make their live debut on October 29 at Hevimesta in Oulu, Finland. As previously reported, POISONBLACK have pushed back the projected release date of their sophomore album ...

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THE DARKNESS For BAND AID III

RTE.ie is reporting that THE DARKNESS are among the bands that will be involved in re-recording the BAND AID song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Also set to participate are COLDPLAY and TRAVIS. The charity record would be designed to, once again, raise money to tackle the latest African famine crisis. Bob Geldof ...

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