DAYLIGHT DIES: New Demo Recording Posted Online

North Carolina-based doom/death metallers DAYLIGHT DIES have issued the following update regarding the songwriting process for their as-yet-untitled sophomore album: "As previously promised, we have a demo recording of a new track entitled 'Lies that Bind' to offer you. This was one of the first songs written for the new album and was demoed quite ...

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JOE SATRIANI Diagnosed With Pneumonia; Tour Dates Postponed

According to a posting on his official web site, legendary guitarist Joe Satriani has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is unable to perform the concerts scheduled December 28 through January 1 2005. At press time, all the dates are expected to be rescheduled in early 2005. "Joe is expected to make a full recovery after ...

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AYREON: 'The Final Experiment' Bonus Disc Guest Vocalists Announced

AYREON, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE), have announced the guest singers who will appear on the semi-acoustic bonus disc that will go with "The Final Experiment" re-issue. The singers and the tracks they will appear on are as follows: Astrid van der Veen (THE ENDORPHINS) – "Dreamtime" Ruud Houweling (CLOUD MACHINE) ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Frontman Comments On DIMEBAG's Murder: Video Available

DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman has spoken exclusively to Fuse "Uranium" host Juliya about the shooting incident earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio that left five people dead, including DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. In a brief interview conducted on the day (Dec. 14) of the public memorial service for Abbott in Arlington, Texas, Lachman said, ...

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WITHIN Y: 'Face Down' Video Posted Online

WITHIN Y, the Swedish melodic death metal band featuring former GARDENIAN drummer Thim Blom, have uploaded their video for the track "Face Down" at this location. The clip was recorded and directed a couple of weeks ago by David Andersson, the drummer for the Gothenburg-based thrash metal band KALIBER. As previously reported, WITHIN ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE To Throw New Year's Party For Staff

According to IrishExaminer.com, Sharon Osbourne is throwing a $270,000 New Year's Eve party for everyone special in her life — including her cleaners. Sharon plans to host the lavish bash at the London home she shares with her husband Ozzy, and has ensured all her staff are included in the celebrations. Osbourne, 51, says, "We ...

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