A PERFECT CIRCLE Name New Album, Announce Club Tour Dates

A PERFECT CIRCLE have set "Thirteenth Step" as the title for their sophomore album, due out on September 16 through Virgin Records. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. The Package 02. Weak and Powerless 03. The Noose 04. Blue 05. Vanishing 06. A Stranger 07. The Outsider 08. Crimes 09. ...

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STEREOMUD Split Up, LIFE OF AGONY Add Second Birch Hill Date

STEREOMUD, the band featuring former members of LIFE OF AGONY and STUCK MOJO, are strongly rumored to have split up following the disappointing sales performance of the band's sophomore effort, "Every Given Moment". STEREOMUD's 2001 debut, "Perfect Self", has sold 142,036 copies, while "Every Given Moment", out since April, has shifted 22,280 units in the ...

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THE GATHERING To Record Live Album

Holland's THE GATHERING will be recording a couple of "semi-acoustic" Dutch dates in late August for an upcoming "best of" live album, due at the end of the year through the band's own Psychonaut Records. The two "very exclusive" gigs will be held at the LUX movie theatre and venue in Nijmegen on August 21 ...

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SILENCER To Hit The Road Later In The Month

Colorado's SILENCER have announced the following tour dates: Jul. 15 – Cotati, CA @ Friar Tuck's Jul. 16 – Downey, CA @ Stardust Lounge Jul. 17 - Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon Jul. 18 – Tempe, AZ @ Minder Binder's Jul. 19 – Albuquerque, NM @ The Attic Jul. 20 – Amarillo, TX @ ...

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ThePLATFORM Partners With SPEAKEASY To Power Successful Launch Of METALLICAVAULT.COM

thePlatform for Media, Inc., a leading provider of software for rich media content management, publishing, and reporting software, announced it partnered with Speakeasy, the nation's largest independent broadband provider, to provide software content management and presentation for www.metallicavault.com, the first authorized online distribution point for the music of rock legends METALLICA. thePlatform has ...

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RING OF FIRE Announce New Keyboardist, Record Label

RING OF FIRE, the new band led by former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mark Boals, have added keyboardist Steve Weingart to the group's lineup. "[Steve] is very well-known here in Los Angeles and elsewhere as a classically-trained killer genius on piano, synth, and organ with lightning fast fingers and amazing sounds!" writes Boals on the band's ...

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Former DOKKEN Bassist: My Most Memorable Tours

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson recently spoke to Suite101.com about his most memorable tours. "The two best tours DOKKEN ever did were the DIO tour in '84-'85 and the AEROSMITH tour in '87 and '88," he said. "Those were definitely both peaks in different ways. DIO was a great band, and we were learning. We ...

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DARKANE To Play Israel In September

Sweden's DARKANE will perform a show in Tel-Aviv, Israel on September 25. The gig has been arranged to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Israeli label-distribution-booking agency Raven Music. More information will be made available soon. DARKANE guitarist Christofer Malmström and drummer Peter Wildoer have finished writing almost a half album's worth of new material, ...

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