FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drummer Comments On Japanese Tour

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM drummer Craig Neilsen has posted the following message regarding the band's recently completed tour of Japan: "Just wanted to tell everyone that the Japanese shows were over-the-top killer. We had no idea what to expect because the band has never played there before now, but the fans are unbelievable. Very enthusiasic, respectful, ...

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METALLICA, VAN HALEN Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert grosses, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: METALLICA, GODSMACK Venue: Bell Centre City/State: Montreal, Que. Date: Oct. 3-4, 2004 Gross Sales: $2,457,793 Attendance: 40,277 Capacity: 40,277 Shows: 2 Sell-Outs: 2 Prices: $75.65, $62.98, $39.21 Promoter: Gillett Entertainment Group/House of Blues Canada Artist/Event: VAN HALEN, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: National Album Chart Positions Update

The new studio release from British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH, "Nymphetamine", has entered the national album charts in the following countries: No. 29: Holland No. 35: Finland No. 44: France No. 56: Austria No. 64: Switzerland No. 89: USA The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day", "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as the druggish ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer To Perform At LONDON GUITAR SHOW 2005

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain will be joining guitarist Phil Hilborne for a live performance at the forthcoming London Guitar Show 2005 on May 7-8, 2005 at the Wembley Conference Centre. Also appearing will be bassist Jaz Lochrie (bass) and "special guests." A classical and electric guitarist, Phil Hilborne plays with the PHIL HILBORNE BAND ...

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LIVING COLOUR To Tour East Coast With PUBLIC ENEMY

LIVING COLOUR will be playing two East Coast shows with ground-breaking rap act PUBLIC ENEMY later this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 17 - Avalon Ballroom - Boston, MA Oct. 18 - BB King's - New York, NY LIVING COLOUR's latest CD, "Collideoscope", was released in September 2003 through Mayan Records/Sanctuary. ...

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WAR & PEACE: JEFF PILSON Comments On Live Album Recording

WAR & PEACE mainman Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN/DIO) has commented on the recording of the band's upcoming live album, which took place on September 19 at the Z Rock 04 bash at the world-famous Cavern club in Liverpool, England. Said Pilson: "The live recording in Liverpool went extremely well, and I have no doubt that the ...

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