SICK OF IT ALL Confirmed For EASTPAK RESISTANCE European Tour

Veteran New York hardcore band SICK OF IT ALL are the first act confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Eastpak Resistance European tour, tentatively set to take place in November. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. Last year's Eastpak Resistance tour featured headliners SUICIDAL TENDENCIES alongside MADBALL, IGNITE, DEATH BY STEREO, SWORN ...

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HAWKWIND Confirmed For Finland's RUISROCK Festival

HAWKWIND have been confirmed to appear at this year's Ruisrock festival, a two-day event set to take place July 10-11 in Turku, Finland. The festival's promoter told Sonera Plaza, "As you know, MOTÖRHEAD will also play during Ruisrock. Since Lemmy used to be part of HAWKWIND, there's talk of him possibly joining HAWKWIND on stage ...

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DOHENY: More Live Dates Announced

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have lined up the following dates: May 21 - The Gig – Hollywood, CA Jun. 25 - The Gig – Hollywood, CA DOHENY, who are currently unsigned, are rounded out by rhythm guitarist Sean Kipe, ...

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ANDREW W.K.: MTV2 Show To Premiere Next Month

ANDREW W.K.'s new MTV2 show, "Your Friend, Andrew W.K.", will premiere Saturday, May 22 at 9:00 p.m. "The first episode will re-run throughout the week, so if you can't catch it on Saturday, don't worry — they'll be replaying it!" reads a post on Andrew's web site. Andrew recently had the following to say about ...

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STEEL PROPHET Complete 'Leatherette' Video

STEEL PROPHET guitarist Steve Kachinsky has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album, entitled "Beware": "We finished the video for 'Leatherette' Wednesday. It was directed by David Bellino, and he did a great job for us. Major thanks to him and Kevin Cafferty for setting up all the gear, ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE's HOWERDEL Slams BILLY CORGAN Over IHA Comments

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel has slammed former SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan over his recent disparaging comments against ex-PUMPKINS/current A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist James Iha, calling Corgan "sick" and speculating that he " probably has seven therapists telling him seven different things." In a February posting to his official web site, Corgan blamed ...

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TESTAMENT Part Ways With Guitarist STEVE SMYTH

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have parted ways with guitarist Steve Smyth and are looking to secure a temporary replacement in time for their upcoming European tour, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Although no official word has yet come down on the matter, it is believed that former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak ...

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MORGION: New Album Samples Posted Online

Californian death-doomsters MORGION have uploaded several audio clips from their new album, "Cloaked By Ages, Crowned In Earth", at this location (all samples are stereo MP3, 128kbps). The follow-up to 1999's "Solinari", "Cloaked By Ages, Crowned In Earth" was produced by Mathias Schneeberger at Donner & Blitzen Studios and contains "eight magnificent tracks, ...

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