JUDAS PRIEST Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival?

VICIOUS RUMORS guitarist Geoff Thorpe has revealed during a recent interview with Italian heavy metal web portal Heavy-Metal.it that the newly reunited JUDAS PRIEST and VICIOUS RUMORS have both been confirmed for the 2004 edition of Gods Of Metal festival, set to take place on June 6, 2004 in Milan, Italy. No further information is ...

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HOLOCAUST Reject 'Sellout' Accusations

Long-running New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) pioneers HOLOCAUST — perhaps best known for penning the track "The Small Hours", which was later covered by METALLICA on their "The $5.98 E.P. - Garage Days Re-Revisited" EP — have responded to "sell-out" accusations leveled at them by the readers of this site. In a posting ...

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RIVERRED Recruit Former TAD Guitarist For Upcoming Gig

Aaron Slip (ex-TAD, RORSCHACH TEST) will be joining Seattle's RIVERRED as second guitarist at the November 8 Seattle show supporting THE ACCÜSED at Studio 7. This is a logical "fill-in/guest spot" as Tom Niemeyer (GRUNTRUCK, THE ACCÜSED), who recently handled the second guitar slot on the RIVERRED West Coast tour, will not be pulling double ...

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Former HALFORD Guitarist Hits The Road

PAINMUSEUM/HALFORD guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak is hitting the road with a two-part series of heavy metal guitar clinics across Guitar Center, Sam Ash and Independent locations. Metal Mike's Flurry Of Black Notes Clinic Tour 03/04 is a celebration of metal guitar. Metal Mike will perform selections from his solo catalogue, answer questions & talk about ...

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CANCER To Headline U.K.'s BLACK WINTER DAY Festival

Reformed U.K. death metallers CANCER have been confirmed to headline "Black Winter Day", an all-day extreme metal festival set to take place on December 13 at the Empress in Bradford, England. Other bands scheduled to perform at the event include THE ENCHANTED, SHALLOW GRAVE, LIQUEFIED SKELETON, CRUEL HUMANITY, KHANG, CONQUEST OF STEEL, BUMSNOGGER and BLOODSTEAM. ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Breast Molds Up For Auction

The Associated Press reports that Sharon Osbourne is putting a little bit of herself into the fight against breast cancer. Hand-painted molds of Osbourne's breasts were being auctioned online to benefit the Boarding for Breast Cancer Foundation, or B4BC, a nonprofit group co-founded by professional snowboarder Tina Basich. The molds were displayed during Tuesday's (October ...

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DAVE GROHL Only Wanted To Meet JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE At GQ Awards

Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, once part of the legendary rock group NIRVANA, only to wanted to meet Justin Timberlake Tuesday night (October 21) at the GQ Men of the Year Awards. In fact, Grohl — who came to the fashionable event wearing just a plain white T-shirt and ...

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ROBERT PLANT On VH1 Classic

VH1 Classic will air a one-hour "Robert Plant Special" on November 1 and 4 to coincide with the release of his solo career "best of" double album, "66 to Timbuktu". The show will feature an interview with Robert (during which he talks of his experiences at The Festival in the Desert 2003) and will include ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: Original Members Return To The Fold

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have been rejoined by original members Trevor Strnad (vocals) and Dave Lock (bass). The group are currently preparing for their appearance at the New Jersey Metal & Hardcore Fest in November and their three-week run of dates with HIMSA and FREYA in December. Commented Strnad, "It is my pleasure to announce ...

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