MARILYN MANSON Gets Alienated In 'Area-51' Video Game

MARILYN MANSON recently spoke to MTV.com about lending his voice to the character Edgar in the upcoming video game "Area-51", due in early 2005. Edgar is described as an ambivalent narrator of sorts who guides players through a conspiracy theorist's dream game. "The thing about 'Area-51' that was interesting to me was that I'd be ...

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BLINDSIDE Dropped By ELEKTRA?

Swedish Christian hardcore/rock heroes BLINDSIDE are strongly rumored to have parted ways with Elektra Records less than six months after the release of their second major-label effort, "About a Burning Fire". The band, who were previously signed to 3 Points Records, P.O.D.'s Elektra imprint, played for several A&R executives during their headlining performance at CBGBs ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Cover JUDAS PRIEST, DIO On New CD

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the jazz ensemble led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will release their new album, "Transformation", on September 14 through Magna Carta's offshoot label Magnatude Records. Original compositions , which fill just over half the album, are accompanied by new arrangements of tunes by JUDAS PRIEST, DIO, DEEP PURPLE, and more. There ...

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SOULFLY Explain WINDOW ROCK FEST II Cancellation

SOULFLY have issued a statement explaining their reasons for cancelling a scheduled appearance at the Window Rock Fest II in Window Rock, Arizona on Saturday (August 14). The festival organizer, Randall Hoskie of Rancid Savage Productions, claimed in an interview with NativeTimes.com that SOULFLY complained the crowd was small and the stage lighting ...

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CROATAN To Release New Album, Embark On U.S. Tour

Cincinnati, Ohio-based "heavy noise punk metal" duo CROATAN will be embarking on a one-month U.S tour beginning on Sept. 24 in South Bend, IN. They will head out west to Seattle, go down south to southern California, head back east through Texas and then head north back to Cincinnati, finishing up with a gig at ...

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Biography of KISS's 'Theatrical Creator' SEAN DELANEY Available Now

"Hellbox", a biography of Sean Delaney, the self-proclaimed creator of theatrical KISS and one of the most enigmatic and forgotten legendary songwriters and record producers in the music industry, has just been published by Xlibris, a subsidiary of Random House, Inc. In 1966, a young hippie named Sean Delaney arrived in New York City and ...

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