SEX PISTOLS Vow To Play Show In Iraq

British punk band the SEX PISTOLS want to bring their particular brand of anarchy to Iraq, vowing to play a live concert in Baghdad with the message that democracy has its pitfalls. In an interview posted on MTV.com, PISTOLS' front man John Lydon, who was known as Johnny Rotten during the punk heyday, said the ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI's Dream Lives On

Rafer Guzmán of Newsday reports that if the name John Petrucci doesn't immediately ring a bell, that's OK. The Kings Park (Long Island) native is used to it. "A lot of times, I'll meet somebody new, and I'll tell them what I do," says the guitarist for DREAM THEATER, which plays at the Tommy Hilfiger ...

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DEATH ANGEL: East Coast Dates Announced

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will embark on a short East Coast tour in early September. Prior to those dates, the group will play three headlining shows on the West Coast, including an appearance at the Seattle Metal Fest in late August. Upcoming DEATH ANGEL tour dates: Aug. 01 - Sacramento, CA @ The ...

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GENOCIDE, NAUSEA L.A. To Team Up For California Concert

GENOCIDE, the Michigan–based death metal/grindcore band featuring members of the recently reunited REPULSION, will be teaming up with the influential Los Angeles deathcore merchants NAUSEA L.A. (featuring TERRORIZER vocalist Oscar Garcia) for a one-off gig at The Garage in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday, July 22. The Garage is located at 4519 Santa Monica Blvd. ...

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DECONSTRUCT: Video Posted Online

DECONSTRUCT, the new Sacramento, California-based band featuring former HEATHEN/DIE KRUPPS drummer Darren Minter, have just released a video for the song "I Am", the first single from the band's debut EP, "Sign Of Things To Come". "I Am" was produced and directed by Mike Sloat, whose prior credits include MTV2 indie bands NERFHERDER and THE ...

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AKERCOCKE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

The U.K. Satanic black/death metal band AKERCOCKE have inked a deal with Earache Records, according to Live4Metal. The band completed the recordings for their new CD, "Choronzon", in late December and currently mixing the effort at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). "Choronzon", which is being ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE On Upcoming Talk Show: 'My Experience Is Life'

Sharon Osbourne has spoken to Reuters about her decision to launch a talk show, named "Sharon", in September on the WB network. "I could never be as good as Oprah (Winfrey). ... I won't be recommending books. That's not my thing. My experience is life," Osbourne said. The 50-year-old Osbourne, who hopes people will connect ...

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JAMES HETFIELD's WAYLON JENNINGS Tribute To Surface In August

RCA's Waylon Jennings tribute album, "I've Always Been Crazy", featuring METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield on a solo cover of "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand", will be released Aug. 19 after being bumped from its original April date. Hetfield's contribution comes from Jennings' September 1978 release, "I've Always Been Crazy". ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Play Invitation-Only Concert In New York

LIMP BIZKIT will play an invitation-only concert at New York's Webster Hall Wednesday (July 16) that will be broadcast on AOL for Broadband's "BroadBAND Rocks!" concert series, according to Billboard. The concert will be the fourth live broadcast for the series, which makes archival concert performances available on a weekly basis for AOL for ...

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