NEW YORK DOLLS Singer Comments On Bassist's Passing

NEW YORK DOLLS frontman David Johansen has issued a statement regarding the passing of the group's bassist, Arthur Kane, Tuesday night (July 13) due to complications from leukemia. "During rehearsal and the shows I was blessed to work with the Arthur I first met and loved 30 years ago," Johansen said in a statement released ...

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LIVE AID Four-Disc DVD Due In November

The historic Live Aid concert, featuring performances by BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST, QUEEN, THE WHO and LED ZEPPELIN, will be released on DVD in the fall. Earlier this year, the Band Aid Trust agreed to auction the global rights for the concerts for the first time, after pirated copies were found for sale on the ...

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SOILWORK, EVERGREY, MISTELTEIN Confirmed For MALMÖFESTIVALEN 2004

SOILWORK, EVERGREY, MISTELTEIN, THE FORSAKEN and DEBASE have been confirmed for Malmöfestivalen 2004, a one-week festival being held August 13-20 in Malmö, Sweden. All the above-mentioned acts, plus TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER, will perform on Monday, August 16. The schedule is as follows: Bastionen I 18.40-19.40 - EVERGREY 20.35-21.10 - MISTELTEIN 21.45-22.45 - SOILWORK Bastionen II ...

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KALEDON: Drummer DAVID FOLCHITTO Rejoins The Fold

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON have been rejoined by drummer David Folchitto. David, who originally left the group in January 2004 for "personal" reasons, will participate in all future band activities, both live and in the studio. All drum tracks on KALEDON's third full-length album, "The Way of the Light", were laid down by STRATOVARIUS ...

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E-FORCE, NOMINON, DECEASED To Appear On VOIVOD Tribute

E-FORCE, NOMINON, MAUSOLEUM, CHEMIKILLER, DECEASED and ORDER FROM CHAOS are among the bands that will reportedly appear on an upcoming tribute to early VOIVOD, tentatively due before the end of the year through France's Nihilistic Holocaust Records. NOMINON's version of "Live For Violence", taken from VOIVOD's debut album, "War And Pain", will be recorded this ...

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SLAYER: Raining Blood — Literally

SLAYER fan site Slayer Saves has posted a review of the group's July 11 show in Augusta, Maine, which was filmed for an upcoming live DVD, entitled "Reign in Blood Live: Still Reigning". As previously reported, the disc will feature a full performance of the 1986 album "Reign in Blood" by all original ...

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