LINKIN PARK: Rochester Gig Cancelled

LINKIN PARK's Projekt: Revolution tour date scheduled for tonight (April 8) at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester has been postponed due to a huge snowstorm that is blanketing the northeast. The new date for the show is scheduled for Tuesday, July 22. "At present the LINKIN PARK crew has assembled in Reading, PA to ...

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MARILYN MANSON's Upcoming Album To Include Bonus DVD

The first pressing of MARILYN MANSON's upcoming CD, "The Golden Age of Grotesque", will feature a bonus DVD with a short art film called "Doppleherz", which Manson wrote and directed. To promote the album, Manson will launch a series of extravaganzas he's calling "Grotesque Burlesque", featuring the singer playing five or six new songs, a ...

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GODSMACK: Live Dates Announced

GODSMACK will play a few festival dates in late April/early May before embarking on a headline tour starting May 22 in Mansfield, Massachusetts. A full tour itinerary hasn't been revealed at press time, and is expected on Wednesday (April 9). GODSMACK appearances (subject to change): Apr. 25 - Miami, FL - Bayfront Park Apr. 26 ...

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AMERICAN DOG Confirmed For 63RD BLACK HILLS MOTORCYCLE RALLY

Columbus, Ohio-based AMERICAN DOG, featuring former SALTY DOG bassist Michael Hannon, have been confirmed for the 63rd Black Hills Motorcycle Rally (Aug. 5-9 in Sturgis, South Dakota) along with TESLA and ALICE COOPER. In addition, a U.S. sponsorship deal has been struck with Jagermeister. The band's latest CD, "Red, White, Black & Blue", continues to ...

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DAVE GROHL Lays Down Drums For New KILLING JOKE Album

FOO FIGHTERS frontman/ex-NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl has laid down the drum tracks for the new KILLING JOKE album, tentatively titled "Axis of Evil", according to Billboard. The project, which will be out in June on Sony worldwide, was produced by GANG OF FOUR's Andy Gill and is the veteran U.K. rock act's first since 1996's ...

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RIOT Guitarist And Ex-Vocalist Join Forces In FAITH AND FIRE

RIOT guitarist Mike Flyntz and ex-RIOT frontman Tony Moore have joined forces in a new band called FAITH AND FIRE. The band, who are completed by bassist Danny Miranda (BLUE OYSTER CULT) and drummer John Miceli (RAINBOW, MEAT LOAF), have just begun recording final tracks at Paul Orofino's Millbrook Studios for a 13-song CD slated ...

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H2O Part Ways With MCA RECORDS

H2O have officially parted ways with MCA Records following the release of their fourth full-length album, "Go". "We decided to go our separate ways a few months ago and we would like to thank all the staff at MCA for all the did for us and to wish them the best," bassist Adam Blake wrote ...

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THE SKOL TRIO: Live Dates Announced

THE SKOL TRIO, the band led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE axeman Alex Skolnick, have lined up the following appearances during May/June: May 29 - LaGrange, KY @ Twice-Told Cafe May 30 - Milwaukee, WI @ Vnuk's May 31 - Chicago, IL @ Gunther Murphy's Jun. 01 - Detroit, MI @ Motor City Guitar Jun. 03 - ...

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SPINESHANK Drummer: New Album Is Our Best-Sounding Release To Date

SPINESHANK have completed work on their third full-length album, "Self Destructive Pattern", for a June 24 release through Roadrunner Records. "We finished mixing early last week and it sounds amazing," drummer Tommy Decker wrote in an online posting. "Jay Baumgardner ending up doing the final mixes. He co-produced 'Strictly Diesel' with Amir Derakh, and he ...

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