KISS: Early Live Video Footage To Be Released On DVD

Former KISS manager Bill Aucoin has told Sweden's Poster-Story web site that plans exist for KISS to release black-and-white video footage of two early shows recorded at the Coventry on December 22-23, 1973. "I shot them on black-and-white video just to see how the show came together and how they looked," he said. "Just for ...

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SLAYER Sampled In New Rap Song: Audio Available

A host of SLAYER riffs have been sampled in a track called "Don't Fuck Wit Me" on the new LIL JON & THE EAST SIDE BOYZ album, "Crunk Juice", due on November 16 via TVT Records. The song, which was produced by longtime SLAYER producer Rick Rubin, is available for streaming online at

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DECONSTRUCT To Open For KORN In Sacramento

Sacramento, California's DECONSTRUCT have landed the opening slot on the KORN, CHEVELLE, BREAKING BENJAMIN, and SKINDRED show this Friday, November 12 at Arco Arena in Sacramento. DECONSTRUCT were chosen by radio station 98 Rock from over 130 area bands to open the show. DECONSTRUCT recently appeared on the debut episode of MTV's "Battle For Ozzfest". ...

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FORCE OF EVIL Announce New Album Title

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have set "Black Empire" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Escapi. 12 new songs were ...

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HARKONIN: New Music Samples Posted Online

HARKONIN, the St. Louis, Missouri-based "blackened war metal" act featuring former EULOGY drummer Clayton Gore, have uploaded three preview track segments from their new album to be recorded "very soon." These are rehearsal tracks and should be listened to with that knowledge — no vocals, no production, etc.," the band write in a press release. ...

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GWAR To Make Rare In-Store Appearance In Florida

GWAR will be making a rare in-store appearance to promote their newest release, "War Party" (DRT Entertainment) on December 19, 2004 between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST at Splattergod Records, Tampa Florida's "only" underground metal/occult/horror store. The band are currently on tour with DYING FETUS and ALL THAT REMAINS and they will be on ...

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