SHADOWS FALL In Talks With Major Labels

According to Hits Daily Double, label reps from Hollywood, Epic, RCA, Capitol and others showed up for the SHADOWS FALL concert last week at the House of Blues on Sunset. The Syndicate-repped group has reportedly fulfilled its commitment to current label Century Media. The band's latest album, "The War Within", debuted in the Top 20 ...

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RESISTANCE To Open For AMORPHIS/INTO ETERNITY In L.A.

L.A.'s "pure american metal machine" RESISTANCE have been tapped as support for both Los Angeles-area dates of the AMORPHIS/INTO ETERNITY tour. Also appearing on the trek are BEYOND THE EMBRACE and SINGLE BULLET THEORY. RESISTANCE have recently released their debut CD, "Lies in Black", and are currently lining up live dates in support of it. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Collectible Figure Due In March

KnuckleBonz, Inc. announced today their plans to create the Zakk Wylde sculpture for the Guitar Hero limited edition collectible figure series. The Guitar Hero series focuses on capturing the image of legendary musical icons of both past and present in detailed limited edition sculptures. The sculpture of Zakk, displayed with his signature black and white ...

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Chicago Radio Station Recovers POISON Singer's Stolen Guitar

During POISON frontman Bret Michaels' performance on Friday, November 12, 2004 at McCool's Bar near Valparaiso, Indiana, one of Bret's favorite guitars was stolen right from the stage. The following week, "The Morning Loop Guys" show on Chicago radio station The Loop 97.9 FM announced the incident and passed along Bret's personal plea to have ...

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CHEVELLE To Keep Motoring After KORN Tour

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that Chicago's CHEVELLE will stay on the road after their current opening stint with KORN winds down on November 30. Following that, CHEVELLE will head out on a mix of radio station festivals and headlining gigs that will wrap up with a hometown show on December 17. CHEVELLE drummer Sam ...

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EUPHROSYNE Change Name To SOULCAGE

Finland's prog-rockers EUPHROSYNE, the group featuring vocalist Aleksi Parviainen, the brother of SINERGY/WALTARI drummer Janne Parviainen, have changed their name to SOULCAGE. The group's newly launched web site is currently hosting a couple of audio samples from the group's 2004 promo CD, "With the Time I Run". SOULCAGE lineup: Aleksi Parviainen - Vocals ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Talks About Songwriting Process For New Album

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has spoken to MTV.com about the songwriting process for the group's multi-platinum "Fallen" CD. "I write by myself initially," Lee explained. "That's the way I've always written, just working on pure thought by myself. Then I bring it to the table with whoever I'm collaborating with." "[Former COLD guitarist Terry Balsamo ...

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VENGEANCE RISING: Former Singer Threatens To Sue Over 'Reunion' Show

Bill Bafford of Roxx Productions has issued the following press release regarding the upcoming ONCE DEAD DVD, featuring former members of VENGEANCE RISING: "This past August in Anaheim CA, four out of five of the original members of the Christian '80s thrash band VENGEANCE RISING reunited for a one time performance. Originally billed as VENGEANCE ...

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