LEAVES' EYES, IMMORTAL RITES, MENTAL AMPUTATION Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

LEAVES' EYES, IMMORTAL RITES and MENTAL AMPUTATION are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): ALEV BESEECH BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CATARACT CREMATORY CRIMINAL DEADSOUL ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: 'Greatest Hits' Collection Due Later In The Year

Interscope Records is reportedly planning a LIMP BIZKIT "greatest hits"-style collection later in the year. The set, which has received only a reluctant stamp of approval from the band, will contain three new songs, including "Relentless" and "Masturbation". In other news, the Los Angeles Times is reporting that LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently sold ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Tour The U.S.

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones will be performing throughout the U.S. this summer as a guest performer with a project called THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY, according to Led-Zeppelin.com. THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY is Glen Phillips (ex-TOAD THE WET SPROCKET), with Sara Watkins, Chris Thile, and Sean Watkins (NICKEL CREEK). John has ...

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TWISTED SISTER's 'Evil Twin' To Perform In New York City

BENT BROTHER — affectionately known as "TWISTED SISTER's evil twin" (essentially a makeup-less version of the real thing) — will perform a 30-minute set at the CrowBar in New York City on Monday night, June 14. Showtime is 1:30 a.m. CrowBar is located at 339 E 10th St. For additional information, call (212) 420-0670. ...

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SHAPE OF DESPAIR To Release New Album In September

Finnish doom/death metallers SHAPE OF DESPAIR have set a September 27 release date through Spikefarm Records for their third album, "Illusion's Play". The follow-up to 2001's "Angels Of Distress" was once again recorded at Hellhole studios in Helsinki, Finland. An MP3 clip of the track "Entwined In Misery" can be downloaded at this ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Are Having 'Too Much Fun For One Band'

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Last few days have been a blur. Too much fun for one band. Hung with all the guys from DROWNING POOL, HATEBREED, DAMAGEPLAN, KORN, SOIL, LIFE OF AGONY, ILL NINO, SLAYER, SILVERTIDE, SLIPKNOT, H.I.M.…etc… Wow, we ...

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