CONVERGE Cancel European Tour

CONVERGE have been forced to cancel their previously announced European tour scheduled for September 27-October 4 "due to scheduling conflicts, financial limitations, and lastly time limitations," according to an official statement. "Apologies to all of our European supporters who were looking forward to this appearance. We hope to reschedule the shows as soon as possible. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Postpones U.K. Dates

OZZY OSBOURNE has been forced to postpone his upcoming U.K. tour dates because he will be having an operation on his foot at the time. The rest of the dates on Ozzy's European tour with Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. are not expected to be affected by this development. Osbourne's rescheduled U.K. dates are as follows: ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On New PANTERA Album: 'It Ain't Gonna Happen'

SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo was recently asked by Jim Beal Jr. of San Antonio Express-News if there will ever be another PANTERA album. "It ain't gonna happen," Anselmo said. "Me, personally, I left that door wide open. The brothers [Vinnie Paul and Diamond/Dimebag Darrell] closed that door. I'm not even mad at them. I ...

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Review: The Rock Doesn't Stop — But Is Anyone Paying Attention?

Michael Christopher of Pop Matters reports that when the Rock Never Stops tour "limped into Trenton [last month], the Sovereign Bank Arena wasn't even a third full. Chalk it up to the fact that whatever the quality of the music played, the headliner [WHITESNAKE] and the supporting acts [WARRANT, WINGER and SLAUGHTER], while somewhat similar, ...

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JAG PANZER Line Up European Headlining Shows

Colorado-based power metal veterans JAG PANZER will play several headlining shows in Europe before embarking on a North American tour with HELLOWEEN and BEYOND THE EMBRACE in early October. Confirmed European headlining dates are as follows: Sep. 25 – Milano, ITA - Transilvania Club Sep. 27 – Thessaloniki, GRE - Idrogeios Club Sep. 28 – ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE To Release Posthumous Live CD/DVD

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will release a posthumous live CD/DVD, titled "Live at the Olympic Auditorium", on November 18 through Epic Records. The 16-track album, which was originally slated for release in November 2000, was recorded September 12-13, 2000, during what became the group's final concerts with singer Zack de la Rocha, who quit the ...

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MONSTROSITY Complete Work On 'Rise To Power'

Long-running Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY have finished mixing their new album, "Rise To Power". The CD was recorded at Audio Hammer studios in Sanford, Florida with engineer Jason Suceof and is set for release on September 23 through Conquest Music Inc. The lineup for the album is Jason Avery (vocals), Tony Norman (guitars), Lee Harrison ...

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TOMMY LEE To Guest On 'The Sharon Osbourne Show'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be a featured guest on "The Sharon Osbourne Show", which is set to premiere on Monday, September 15 on the WB network. According to an official press release, "Sharon's male celebrity guests will get to go 'Under the Covers' — she'll interview them while tucked into an on-stage ...

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