NEVERMORE, NOCTURNAL RITES To Team Up For U.K. Tour

Seattle-based power metallers NEVERMORE will be teaming up with Sweden's NOCTURNAL RITES for a short U.K. tour in August. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 01 – Bradford, UK @ Rio Aug. 02 – London, UK @ The Underworld Aug. 03 -Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Aug. 04 -Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Aug. 05 - ...

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VADER Finalize Track Listing For 'The Beast'

Polish death metal veterans VADER have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Beast", due on September 20 through Metal Blade Records. The first single, including two new songs, will be released on August 25 with the 4/2004 issue of Thrash 'em All magazine. A limited –edition version of the album will contain ...

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SLASH Sacrifices Snakes For Baby

Ireland Online is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash gave away his beloved snakes to save his baby from being eaten. The former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist — real name Saul Hudson — was repeatedly bitten on the face by his pet python and almost lost his cat to his anaconda, so reluctantly donated his ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Nymphetamine' Release Date Set

Roadrunner Records has set a September 13 release date for the new CRADLE OF FILTH album, "Nymphetamine". The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day", "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as the druggish beast-like addiction to beautiful, classical women) was produced by ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano, who has previously worked with the group during the mixing ...

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Christian Heavy Metal Internet Radio Station Launches

An Internet radio station playing nothing but Christian hard rock/heavy metal and heavy rock with a positive message has been launched out of Des Moines, Washington. "We are bringing a positive message through the music in hope of making this world a better and safer place to live in," the founders of Tri-Rock write in ...

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PAPA ROACH: New Music Posted Online

Three tracks from the forthcoming PAPA ROACH album, "Getting Away With Murder", can be heard online at this location. The songs available for preview are "Murder", "Not Listening" and "Done With You". The follow-up to 2002's "Lovehatetragedy", "Getting Away With Murder" is scheduled for release in September through Dreamworks Records. The album was ...

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BRUJERIA Guitarist Hospitalized, Show Must Go On

BRUJERIA were forced to perform without founding member Dino Cazares (a.k.a. Asesino, ex-FEAR FACTORY) on Saturday (July 3) in McAllen, Texas after Cazares was bitten on his leg by a brown recluse spider, causing a massive infection several days prior to the gig. "I was hospitalized for two days with antibiotics being pumped through my ...

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Singer PERRY FARRELL Comments On JANE'S ADDICTION's Split

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has spoken to Rolling Stone magazine about the group's decision to go their separate ways less than a year following the release of their first album of original material since 1990's "Ritual de lo Habitual", 2003's "Strays". "The band went astray, falling into shallow holes," Farrell told Rolling Stone. "There ...

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