RATTUS: Self-Titled LP To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

Legendary Finnish punk band RATTUS will have their self-titled album re-released on vinyl through Zurich Chainsaw Massacre Records. The 18-song LP, which was originally issued in 1984 on Ratcage Records, was recorded over a two-day period in December 1983 at Electrecord Studio in Jämsä, Finland. RATTUS will embark on a mini-tour at the end of ...

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SHOOTYZ GROOVE To Play Reunion Show

SHOOTYZ GROOVE have reunited "to play some shows," according to an official press release issued by drummer Dose v2.0. The group's first gig will take place at Don Hills in New York City on Friday, November 28. The band's lineup for the gig will consist of: Sense Live - Vocals Donny Rock - Guitar Dose ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE To Launch European Tour In January

A PERFECT CIRCLE will kick off a European headlining tour in late January. So far, only one date has been announced: January 31 at the Elysée-Montmartre Theatre in Paris, France. The band, who withdrew from Australia's Big Day Out Festival last month, are expected to embark on a full U.S. tour in the spring. No ...

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FIREBIRD: Live Gigs Announced

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have lined up the following dates during November: Nov. 19 - London, UK @ Islington Academy (w/ MOLLY HATCHET) Nov. 21 - Derry, IRE @ Bound for Boston Nov. 22 - Belfast, IRE @ Katy Daly's FIREBIRD's latest album, "No. 3", was released ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Working On First Solo Album

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister recently spent time at Berlin's Monongo studios (web site) (owned by German rockers SKEW SISKIN) recording tracks for his first solo CD. "We are working on [Lemmy's] solo album at the moment," SKEW SISKIN guitarist Jim Voxx revealed in an interview Sunday (November 9) with the Radio Fritz metal ...

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Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS Bassist To Release Solo Album In February

Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur will release her self-titled debut album in February through Capitol Records. The CD, which was produced by MASTERS OF REALITY mainman Chris Goss at several studios, including Stratosphere in New York City (owned by former SMASHING PUMPKINS and current A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist James Iha), will feature guest ...

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JOEY RAMONE Has Street Named After Him

The corner of Second Street and the Bowery on New York's Lower East Side will be renamed Joey Ramone Place in a ceremony to take place Sunday, Nov. 30, featuring speakers and testimonials from the late performer's friends, family and fans, according to Hits Daily Double. The location is a half a block away from ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Play Benefit Concert

SYSTEM OF A DOWN and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will play a Nov. 15 benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music and the Warschaw Center for Prostate Cancer Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to Billboard.com. The show will be held at the Palladium in Los Angeles. Also appearing will be MIKE WATT. Tickets ...

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