AUDIOSLAVE, TOOL Members Land Acting Parts In Murder-Mystery

AUDIOSLAVE drummer Brad Wilk and TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan have landed acting parts in burgeoning screenwriter Chumahan Bowen's 20-minute short film, "Sleeping Dogs Lie", according to MTV.com. Wilk reportedly plays a Cincinnati native who believes he's stumbled upon clues to a 30-year-old murder mystery in tiny Texas town, while Keenan has a ...

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SAINT VITUS Tribute Album Due In August

The first volume of the long-delayed tribute to doom legends SAINT VITUS is reportedly due in August via RavenMoon Records. Contributions from many bands — including GOATSNAKE, EARTHRIDE, VOODOOSHOCK, INTERNAL VOID, REVEREND BIZARRE, SOUR VEIN, MIRROR OF DECEPTION, and RWAKE, among others — have been recorded toward the effort over the years. You can read ...

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Former PESTILENCE Bassist Available For New Projects

Former PESTILENCE bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling is currently available for progressive and technical bands or (studio) projects, according to a posting on his official web site. Jeroen, who played on PESTILENCE's fourth album, "Spheres" (1993), joined the flamenco ensemble of the Dutch virtuoso guitarist Peter Kalb, EL PERIQUIN, in 2003. "The live performances ...

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NECROPHAGIA: New Album Preview Available Online

A brand-new NECROPHAGIA track, entitled "Unearthed", is available for preview at this location. "Unearthed" will be featured on NECROPHAGIA's next full-length release, "Harvest Ritual Vol 1: Penance", tentatively due next summer. Recording for the CD will take place at state-of-the-art studios around the world and is expected to be completed by the year's ...

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SAURON: New Song Available For Download

Dutch black metallers SAURON have posted a brand-new track, entitled "The Pestilencial March", at this location. "The Pestilencial March" comes off the band's upcoming second full-length album, "For A Dead Race", tentatively due on September 20 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth" was recorded at Double Noise Studio and ...

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CANS: European Tour Dates Announced

CANS, the new "solo" project of HAMMERFALL singer Joacim Cans, has lined up the following live appearances during August: Aug. 09 - Bananpiren - Göteborg, SWE Aug. 10 - Klubben - Stockholm, SWE* Aug. 11 - Markthalle - Hamburg, GER* Aug. 12 - Rockfabrik - Ludwigsburg, GER* Aug. 13 - Zeche - Bochum, GER** * ...

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OPETH 'Dropped' By ZOMBA, Seek New Label Home

Sweden's OPETH are officially free agents as a result of having been dropped by BMG/Zomba after their previous label, Music For Nations, was folded into parent company Zomba Records Group (the world's largest independent music group). The band are looking through new offers at the moment. As previously reported, OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt has started ...

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BREAKINGFORM To Perform At KISS/POISON 'Rock The Nation' Tour

BREAKINGFORM, a Jagermeister-sponsored band from the Washington, D.C. area, will be playing the side stage at two stops of the KISS/POISON "Rock the Nation" tour this weekend. The band will perform an acoustic set at the Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, VA on Saturday, July 24 and an electric set at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Virginia Beach ...

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