M3: DVD Preview Posted Online

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have posted a short preview of their upcoming live DVD at

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HATEBREED Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

HATEBREED have been added to the lineup of artists performing at the first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held November 13 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Mexico. Also confirmed to appear at the one-day event are TWISTED SISTER, DIO, DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT and SHAMAN. More confirmations will be announced soon. Tickets for ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Add New Drummer

Metal/hardcore drummer extraordinaire Dave Witte has officially joined Richmond thrash-core squad MUNICIPAL WASTE. Revered in underground circles from the U.S. to Japan, Witte has hit the skins for such bands as HUMAN REMAINS, DISCORDANCE AXIS, MELT-BANANA and BURNT BY THE SUN. With ballistic thrash riffs, irreverent punk attitude, and a healthy dose of humor, MUNICIPAL ...

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EARACHE RECORDS Announces CODEBREAKER Licensing Deal

Earache Records have signed a licensing deal with fast-rising U.K. label Codebreaker Records for the North American territory. The deal will see releases from the likes of ZATOKREV, ABANDON and FIGURE OF MERIT released across North America, and subsequent albums unleashed by Codebreaker will all see a full U.S. release. Codebreaker Records, despite being a ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: I'll Break SIMON COWELL's Nose

Fiona Cummins of Mirror.co.uk is reporting that Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have launched a fierce attack on her fellow "X Factor" presenter Simon Cowell. Sharon, who has accused Cowell of rigging the result of the hit ITV talent show, said: "Ozzy warned me at the beginning 'You're not going to win'. "Even if I had ...

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FACE DOWN To Enter Studio Next Weekend

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, will enter Offbeat Studio in Stockholm next weekend (Oct. 30-31) to record three new songs: two brand new tracks ("Strife" and an as-yet-untitled number) as well as a reworking of an old unreleased song, now known as "Heretic". "These three songs are ...

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THE PROVENANCE To Release New Album In January

Swedish progressive goth/death metallers THE PROVENANCE will release their third full-length effort, "How Would You Like To Be Spat At", in January via Italy's Scarlet Records. The 53-minute follow-up to 2003's "Still At Arms Length" was recorded at Gesperrt Studios over a two-month period and is said to contain ten "brutally honest and rigid songs." ...

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INSENSE Sign With BLACK BALLOON RECORDS

Norwegian extreme metallers INSENSE have inked a deal with Black Balloon Records. The group's sophomore album, "Soothing Torture", is scheduled for release in early 2005. INSENSE have been around since 1999 and released their debut album on U.S. label This Dark Reign in 2002. "Soothing Torture" track listing: 01. Helplessness 02. Making Up for Lost ...

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