AC/DC On New THE ROLLING STONES DVD

THE ROLLING STONES' new 4-DVD box set "4 Flicks" includes a four-minute twenty-second piece on the jams with AC/DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young, with snippets of the jams in Sydney, Leipzig & Hockenheim, as well as comments from the STONES and AC/DC. Also included is a report from the Toronto SARS concert with some ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Nominated For A SURROUND MUSIC Award

Zakk Wylde's BLACK LABEL SOCIETY have received a "Best Live Video" nomination at this year's Surround Music Awards for their recently-issued concert DVD, "Boozed, Broozed & Broken-Boned". The prestigious event takes place on December 11 and 12 (with the awards on the evening of the 11) and features a veritable who's-who of music industry personalities, ...

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Former Members Of CIRCLE II CIRCLE Release Statement

Former CIRCLE II CIRCLE members — John Zahner (keyboards), Christopher Kinder (drums), Matt La Porte (guitars), Kevin Rothney (bass) and Shane French (guitars) — have issued the following statement regarding their departure from the group: "As we approached the upcoming [European] tour with SAXON and DORO, there were many financial and logistical issues that needed ...

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OPETH Singer To Guest On New AYREON CD

OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt has been officially confirmed as one of the guest performers on the new AYREON CD, "The Human Equation", tentatively due in May 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. According to a posting on AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen's (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE) web site, "fans and journalists alike kept telling Arjen to check out Mikael ...

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GRIFFIN Sign Japanese Deal

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN have signed a contract with Spiritual Beast for exclusive distribution of their third full-length album, "No Holds Barred", in Japan. As previously reported, "No Holds Barred" was recorded at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway under the co-production guidance of CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho. In addition to co-producing the effort, ...

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ENFORSAKEN: Sophomore Album Due In February

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN have set a February 24, 2004 tentative release date through Century Media/Olympic Records for their sophomore album, "The Forever Endeavor". The mastering of the album was recently completed by James Murphy (DISINCARNATE, DEATH, TESTAMENT, OBITUARY), who also contributed a guitar solo to the song "All For Nothing". All cover ...

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HAEMORRHAGE: 'Visions From The Morgue' DVD To Arrive In December

Spanish grindcore merchants HAEMORRHAGE will issue a DVD, entitled "Visions From The Morgue", on December 8 through Morbid Records. The disc will include three video clips, a professional live recording from the With Full Force 2002 festival, and live footage from shows in Holland and the Czech Republic dating back to 1996-1999. A booklet containing ...

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H.I.M. Added To More OZZY European Dates

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have added two more shows with OZZY OSBOURNE to their U.K. schedule. They will be at NEC in Birmingham on February 24 and 26. Upcoming H.I.M. shows: Dec. 19 – Astoria - London, UK Dec. 31 - Tavastia - Helsinki, FIN Jan. 15 - Arena - Oberhausen, GER (w/ OZZY OSBOURNE) Jan. ...

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ANTHRAX: 'What Doesn't Die' Video Shoot Postponed

ANTHRAX have postponed the filming of the video for the track "What Doesn't Die" until January. "We needed a bit more time to plan things and get the production side in place," explained drummer Charlie Benante. As previously reported, Brian Posehn, who acts in the TV sitcom "Just Shoot Me", will direct the clip, which ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD And ULRICH Get Animated

METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich will make their animation debut in an episode for the new animated comedy series, "Disney's Dave the Barbarian", from Walt Disney Television Animation. Scheduled to premiere in January 2004, the show follows the title character's comedic adventures with his offbeat family — including his primping older sister Candy and ...

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