IRON MAIDEN Confirm European Opening Acts

IRON MAIDEN have officially confirmed that rising new U.K. talent — FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND — will be supporting them on a large part of their upcoming "Dance Of Death" European Tour support starting in Frankfurt on November 4 through to Nancy on Oct 29 except in Paris and Poland. Longtime MAIDEN fans, FUNERAL FOR ...

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METALLICA: First European Tour Dates Announced!

METALLICA will be returning to Europe in December for a full-scale indoor tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Dec. 05 - Hannover, GER @ Preussag Arena Dec. 06 - Arnhem, NETH @ Gelredome Dec. 08 - Zurich, SWI @ Hallenstadion Dec. 09 - Paris, FRA @ Palais Omnisports de Bercy Dec. 11 - ...

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Jurors Rule For MARILYN MANSON In Civil Battery Trial

Jurors found in favor of MARILYN MANSON in a federal lawsuit accusing the shock rocker of civil battery for pulling a security guard's head toward his crotch and gyrating during a concert, according to the Associated Press. Manson never contested the accusation, but maintained that it did not constitute battery. Jurors deliberated for nearly seven ...

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FU MANCHU To Record New Material For Possible EP

FU MANCHU will enter the studio shortly to record "5 or 6 new songs," according to the latest online post by singer/guitarist Scott Hill. "3 or 4 [of the tracks] and maybe a cover song will be released soon. We want to release a few new songs before we sign to a new record label. ...

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TOILET BOYS To Release Live Album

New York-based gender-bending rockers TOILET BOYS will issue a live album, titled "Live In London", on September 23 through Ozit-Morpheus Records. The CD features tracks recorded at the group's shows in London and Tokyo last year and includes a studio track called "Original Sinner", previously available only in Japan. Also included on the CD is ...

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THE DARKNESS Tipped to Win U.K. Mercury Music Prize

British retro-rockers THE DARKNESS are favorites to eclipse COLDPLAY and RADIOHEAD to win one of Britain's most prestigious popular music awards, according to Reuters. The quartet are expected to grab the Mercury Music Prize on Tuesday (September 9) with their first album, "Permission To Land". The newcomers are the rising stars of the British music ...

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