AEROSMITH Tattoo & Piercing Contest Underway

The official AEROSMITH fan club Aero Force One is holding a contest for the best AEROSMITH tattoos and piercings, according to Launch Radio Networks. The grand prize is an autographed copy of the group's latest CD, "Honkin' On Bobo", and a $200 shopping spree in the Aero Force One online store, while the second- and ...

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DEVILYN Sign With CONQUER RECORDS

Polish death metallers DEVILYN have inked a deal with Conquer Records. The group will enter Hertz Studio in Poland in August to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due in late September. DEVILYN had previously released two albums on Listenable Records and one album on Blackened Records/Plastic Head. The band's next live appearance will take ...

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KISS: First-Ever Weblog Launched

Joop van Pelt from the KISS fan site KISSKollector.com has launched the first-ever KISS weblog at this location. The weblog will feature daily updates on all things KISS as well as "ramblings on several other bands, such as CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL, MC5, DANKO JONES, ARGENT, VAN HALEN, STRAY CATS, etc. From time to ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo Single Unstoppable

NIGHTWISH's current single "Nemo" has exceeded all sales expectations thus far, according to a posting on the Nuclear Blast Records web site. In its third week of European release, the song has climbed to position No. 8 in the German single charts — the group's highest chart showing ever in that country. Other European chart ...

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BEHOLDER: New Song Posted Online

Italian metallers BEHOLDER have posted the track "Mr. Grady" from their third full-length album, "Lethal Injection", at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "Wish For Destruction" was recorded at New Sin studios marks the recording debut with the group of new bassist Ace Raven. A June 14 release through Dragnheart Records is expected. ...

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SHADOW GALLERY Finish Recording Drums For New CD

Progressive metallers SHADOW GALLERY have finished tracking the drums and have now moved on to recording the guitars for their fifth album, tentatively due later in the year. SHADOW GALLERY's last studio album, "Legacy", was released in April 2001. As previously reported, SHADOW GALLERY guitarist Gary Wehrkamp has teamed up with FATES WARNING drummer Mark ...

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ENTOMBED: U.S. Edition Of 'Inferno' To Include Bonus Disc

ENTOMBED's latest CD, "Inferno", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on August 10 through Candlelight Records. The special U.S. edition of "Inferno" will include a bonus disc, "Averno", featuring two previously unreleased songs from the "Inferno" sessions as well as the song "When Humanity's Gone" that was previously released on the "Inferno" vinyl. In addition, ...

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DOKKEN/L.A. GUNS: More Tentative Tour Dates Released

More tentative dates have been announced for the forthcoming DOKKEN/L.A. GUNS tour. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Jun. 17 - Burlington, IA @ Steamboat Days Jun. 18 - West Fargo, ND @ Red River Valley Fair Jun. 20 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club Jun. 22 – Columbus, OH ...

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