METALLICA: 'This Monster Lives' Book Release Date Bumped Up

According to Amazon.com, the upcoming book from filmmaker Joe Berlinger, titled "Metallica: This Monster Lives: The Inside Story of Some Kind of Monster" (cover), which tells his account of the making of the METALLICA documentary "Some Kind Of Monster", has been given an earlier release date of November 10 (previously announced as November ...

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KISS: New Live Video Clip Posted Online

A live video clip of KISS performing their classic "Love Gun" in Monterrey, Mexico during their recent "Rock the Nation 2004" world tour has been posted online at this location (choose settings first). In other news, several old, never-before-seen photos of KISS, which were shown on the KISS VH1 special "When KISS Ruled ...

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STRATOVARIUS Keyboardist Makes Surprise Appearance With NIGHTWISH

STRATOVARIUS keyboardist Jens Johansson joined NIGHTWISH on a cover of MEGADETH's "Symphony Of Destruction" halfway through the band's appearance at the B.B. King's Blues Club in New York City on Sunday night (August 22). According to an eyewitness, "Before the song, the band introduced Jens Johansson to play keyboards for this one special [track]. The ...

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TOMMY LEE Enrolls In College?

The Buffalo News reports: "The University at Buffalo enjoyed some positive publicity when MTV visited two years ago to follow the experiences of a fraternity and sorority pledge class. "Despite that, UB said 'no' to a new reality show, a series in which cameras will follow a well-known Hollywood celebrity as he enrolls in college ...

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HELMET: New Album Delayed Until October

Interscope Records has pushed back the projected release date of the new HELMET album, "Size Matters", to October 5 from the previously announced September 14. No reason was given for the delay. "Size Matters" was recorded by Ryan Boesch, Chris Holmes, and former NINE INCH NAILS keyboardist Charlie Clouser at Cello studios (formerly Western Recorders) ...

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DAMAGEPLAN, SHADOWS FALL To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DAMAGEPLAN and SHADOWS FALL will be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in late October. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. DAMAGEPLAN are continuing to tour in support of their debut album, "New Found Power", which was released in February through Elektra Records. SHADOWS FALL's new CD, "The War Within", is scheduled ...

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MATS/MORGAN BAND: FREDRIK THORDENDAL Collaborators To Tour The U.S.

MATS/MORGAN BAND, the Swedish progressive fusion/avant-garde group featuring drummer Morgan Ågren and keyboardist Mats Öberg (both of whom played on MESHUGGAH guitarist Fredrik Thordendal's 1997 solo album "Sol Niger Within"), will be embarking on a short U.S. tour in September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 05 - Progday Festival - Chappel Hill, NC Sep. ...

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IN FLAMES Filming Video For 'Touch Of Red'

Sweden's IN FLAMES are currently filming a video for the track "Touch of Red" at a "secret" location, according to a posting in the group's web site. The clip is being directed by Revolver Film Company's Patric Ullaeus, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, CHILDREN OF BODOM and LACUNA COIL, among others. As previously ...

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