Journalist: How I Ruffled SCOTT WEILAND's Feather Boa

Revolver magazine contributing writer Andy Langer has penned an article for the Austin Chronicle describing the circumstances that led VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland to refer to him in an online posting as a "fucking kiss-ass pussy sycophant bitch." "According to Google, the colorful phrase 'kiss-ass pussy sycophant bitch' appears on the Web 143 times," ...

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KYUSS: Argentinean Tribute Album Due This Month

Argentinean label Dias De Garage (home of BUFFALO and DRAGONAUTA) will be releasing the first-ever tribute to the rock legend KYUSS at the end of the month. Titled "Listen Without Distraction", the collection was named after the instructions KYUSS used to give music fans on their albums. This CD contains songs from Argentinean bands and ...

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SATYRICON Frontman Comments On QUORTHON's Passing

SATYRICON frontman Satyr has issued the following statement regarding the passing of BATHORY legend Thomas "Quorthon" Forsberg (as exclusively reported here on June 8): "Hearing about Quorthon's death was just sad. 39 years old you know... BATHORY made a huge impact on Frost and myself and it was the first Black Metal band ...

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Legendary Record Label MUSIC FOR NATIONS Closes Its Doors

Legendary U.K. record label Music For Nations — current home of OPETH and ANATHEMA and past home of METALLICA, CRADLE OF FILTH, TESTAMENT and countless other metal bands — has officially closed its doors. The company's catalog — which has previously included titles from artists as varied as LOST HORIZON and FRANK ZAPPA — will ...

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