METALLICA To Ring In 2004 Via FOX TV Appearance

METALLICA will perform on Fox's second annual New Year's Eve show staged on the Las Vegas Strip and again hosted by "American Idol"'s Ryan Seacrest, according to the Daily Variety. The San Franciscian heavy metal quartet — along with other guest musical acts ASHANTI, WYCLEF JEAN, OUTKAST and KEITH URBAN — will perform in a ...

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EVANESCENCE: First Rescheduled U.S. Dates Announced

EVANESCENCE will make up their recently cancelled U.S. tour dates in late February/early March. So far, two newly rescheduled shows have been announced: St. Cloud. Minnesota's Halenbeck Hall on Feb. 20 and Madison, Wisconsin's Alliant Energy Center on Feb. 21. Tickets for each of the postponed shows will be honored on the make-up dates, according ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: New Video Available For Download

ORANGE GOBLIN's video for the track "Some You Win, Some You Lose", taken from their forthcoming "Thieving From The House Of God" album, has been posted online in Quicktime format at this location (.zip file, 18.4 MB). The clip, which was directed by Muckspreader Productions, comprises footage taken during the recording sessions at ...

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'KISS Symphony' DVD Certified Double Platinum

KISS's "Kiss Symphony" DVD has been certified double platinum in the U.S., according to the web site of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The DVD, which features KISS members Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Tommy Thayer playing classic songs such as "Rock And Roll All Nite", "Deuce", "Love Gun", and "Detroit ...

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ORGY: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new ORGY track, titled "The Obvious", has been posted online in streaming audio format at this location. "The Obvious" comes off the group's long-awaited new CD, "Punk Statik Paranoia", due on February 24 through D1 Music. "Punk Statik Paranoia" is believed to consist primarily of demos originally written and recorded for inclusion ...

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KISS/AEROSMITH: More Concert Attendances/Grosses Revealed

The following are some of the latest concert grosses for the KISS/AEROSMITH tour, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: AEROSMITH & KISS, AUTOMATIC BLACK Venue: Madison Square Garden City/State: New York, N.Y. Event Dates: Nov. 16, 2003 Gross Sales: $1,475,570 Attendance/Capacity: 15,159 / 15,751 Shows/Sellouts: 1 / 0 Prices: $170.50, $45 Promoters: Clear Channel Entertainment ...

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STRYPER To Release Live CD Next Summer

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER will be releasing a live CD sometime in the middle of 2004. The as-yet-untitled effort will be compiled from a collection of live recordings made during the group's recently completed reunion tour — the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. In other news, it has now ...

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KAMELOT Recruit VANDEN PLAS Keyboardist For Mexican Tour

KAMELOT will once again enlist German keyboardist Günter Werno (VANDEN PLAS) for their forthcoming Mexican tour and appearance at Spain's Piorno Rock Festival. Günter has been a frequent guest of KAMELOT on several tours and festival appearances and has also played the keyboards on the song "Snow", the bonus track on the limited-edition version of ...

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'Rock Star Daughters' Profiled In E! Entertainment Documentary

Alice and Calico Cooper, Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne, Steven and Liv Tyler and Ace and Monique Frehley are among the famous musicians and their offspring being spotlighted on "Rock Star Daughters: The E! True Hollywood Story", which is set to premiere on E! Entertainment on Sunday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m. Encore presentations are scheduled ...

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