SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Release New Album In December

MTV.com reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN are still eyeing a December release for their fourth album. "We're in the thick of it still, doing a lot of overdubs," singer Serj Tankian said. "It's going great. I'm happy with all the songs, the diversity of it." Tankian is also working on mixing a song he and ...

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DIO, ANTHRAX, FIREBALL MINISTRY To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DIO, ANTHRAX and FIREBALL MINISTRY will be teaming up for a three-week tour of the U.S. beginning in late September. So far, only one date has been confirmed: October 1 at the Palladium in Worcester, MA (the billing for the Worcester show also includes MOTÖRHEAD). Exact cities and dates are expected to be announced later ...

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GWAR Name New Album, Announce Headlining Tour

GWAR have set "War Party" as the title of their new album, due on October 26 through DRT Entertainment. The long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived" was recorded at Wreckroom Studios in Richmond, Va. and was mixed at the Chop Shop in NYC. Handling the production duties was Glen Robinson, who worked with the ...

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SPIRIT DISEASE Begin Work On New Material

Finnish death/thrash band SPIRIT DISEASE have posted the following message on their web site: "The correct release date [for mini-CD] 'Redemption Denied' is still unknown to us and the label [Vortex Motions Records]. This delay is not a good thing, but we can't really help it. It's not the label's fault, either. The exact details ...

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TWISTED SISTER: 'Stay Hungry' Re-Recording To Arrive In October

Eagle Rock Entertainment has set an October 5 release date for TWISTED SISTER's "Still Hungry" CD — a re-recorded and expanded version of the classic 1984 album "Stay Hungry". "Still Hungry" — which was produced by Mark Mendoza, a longtime producer/engineer in addition to his bass guitar duties with TWISTED SISTER — finally gives the ...

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VALUME NOB: Live Shows Announced

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Sep. 17 - New Orleans, LA - The State Palace Theatre Oct. 07 - Auburn, AL - Roosters,Rythm,& Brews Oct. 08 - Tampa, FL - The Brass Mug Oct. 09 - Pensacola, ...

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THE VANILLA FUDGE Schedule Special NYC Appearance

The legendary '60s phenomenon THE VANILLA FUDGE are scheduled to perform a special engagement at B.B. King's club in New York City on Sept. 8. The FUDGE, featuring Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Bill Pascali and Teddy Rondinelli, are currently riding high on the heels of their latest CD release, "The Return", and plan to perform ...

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