DIMEBAG DARRELL To Be Buried In KISS KASKET

The family of slain DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott has requested a "Kiss Kasket" (photo) for Abbott to be buried in, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons revealed during an appearance on Fox News' "The Big Story Weekend Edition with Rita Cosby" on Saturday (Dec. 11). The coffin features the faces of the four founding ...

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W.A.S.P. Tribute Track Posted Online

Captain T (a.k.a. Mark Strigl) and John Ostronomy (a.k.a. John Ostrosky), who can be seen on VH1's "100 Most Metal Moments" and "40 Least Metal Moments", have posted an MP3 of their contribution to the upcoming Valhalla Records W.A.S.P. tribute album at this location. The group recorded a version of W.A.S.P.'s cover of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: New Album Details Revealed!

BLABBERMOUTH.NET can be the first to report that JUDAS PRIEST have set "Angel of Retribution" as the title of their brand-new album, now due on March 1, 2005 (February 28, 2005 internationally) via Sony/Epic Records. Songs slated to appear on the CD include "Judas Rising", "Deal with the Devil", "Revolution", "Worth Fighting For" and "Hellrider". ...

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TED NUGENT: DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death Is A 'Heartbreaker'

Ted Nugent is among the many musicians and fellow guitarists mourning the shooting death of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott last week. Nugent, who resides in Abbott's native Texas these days, told Launch Radio Networks that he always had a high regard for the PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN co-founder. "It's a heartbreaker," he said. "He's cultivating his American dream and ...

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New MÖTLEY CRÜE Single Is A SIMPLE PLAN Leftover

Karen Bliss of JAM! Music is reporting that the new MÖTLEY CRÜE single, "If I Die Tomorrow", is actually a leftover song from SIMPLE PLAN's recording sessions for their latest album, "Still Not Getting Any..." The common denominator is Bob Rock, who produced the CRÜE's new material after completing work with the Montreal ...

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