MARILYN MANSON Drummer Injured In Fall

The Associated Press is reporting that MARILYN MANSON's drummer broke his wrist and suffered a slight concussion in a fall from the stage at an event in Germany, organizers said. Drummer Ginger Fish was taken to a hospital in Cologne for treatment after the incident Friday night (Sept. 24) and was released Saturday, Viva television ...

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SAVATAGE, SEVEN WITCHES, JAG PANZER Members To Share Thoughts And Experiences Online

Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), Jack Frost (SEVEN WITCHES) and Mark Briody (JAG PANZER) have been appointed "very special editors" of Greece's Metal-Temple.com webzine. Caffery, Frost and Briody will be "sharing their very own thoughts with everybody!" reads a Metal-Temple.com press release. "All this will be happening right in our magazine's forum, free ...

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UNEARTH: Irvington Show Shut Down

UNEARTH's scheduled performance at the Cricket Club in Irvington, NJ on Saturday (Sept. 25) was cancelled after "a ton of fights" broke out during openers TERROR's set, causing the show to be shut down. "We sincerely apologize to everyone who paid money to see us play," UNEARTH write on their web site. "We will do ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH A No-Show In Ecuador: An Eyewitness Report

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH cancelled at the last minute their scheduled appearance at Plaza de Toros Quito in Quito, Ecuador on Saturday (Sept. 25). The following eyewitness account was e-mailed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET by a web site visitor in Ecuador: "Last night, Saturday the 25th, CRADLE OF FILTH were scheduled to play here in ...

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SLIPKNOT's CRAIG JONES To Sit Out Part Of European Tour

SLIPKNOT's "samples and media" guy, Craig Jones #133 (a.k.a. #5), has been forced to sit out the early portion of the group's current European tour due to a "medical emergency." The band's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "We've made it thru 10 years without a member of SLIPKNOT missing a single show, ...

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EXCITER: Early Albums To Be Remastered, Reissued

Original EXCITER members Dan Beehler (drums, vocals) and Allan Johnson (bass) have joined forces with Megaforce Records and ANNIHILATOR chief Jeff Waters to re-master and re-release the first six EXCITER releases. The new versions of the classic early EXCITER albums will be re-mastered by Waters and will contain "loads of bonus material, including videos, rare ...

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ROBIN MCAULEY, AMY SCHUGAR To Perform At Toy Drive Concert

Former MCAULEY SCHENKER GROUP frontman Robin McAuley, singer/songwriter Amy Schugar and acclaimed guitarist Dave Uhrich are among the artists scheduled to perform at The Rainbow Foundation's annual toy drive concert on Friday, November 5 at Synergy in West Chicago, IL. Opening the show will be the "number one tribute band in Chicago," MST (MICHAEL SCHENKER ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Drummer Calls COLD Singer An 'Asshole'

In the latest installment of his "Ask Vinnie" column in Revolver magazine, DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul was asked which bands he used to get into fights with on the road, and which ones he would want to fight if he had the chance. "We always made friends with all the bands we ever toured with," ...

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NIGHTWISH Vocalist To Release Solo Single

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen recently spent time at Finnvox studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Esa Nieminen recording two traditional Finnish Christmas songs ("En Etsi Valtaa, Loistoa" and "Kun Joulu On") for her first-ever solo CD single, due in Finland in December. In other news, Tarja recently recorded guest vocals for German "Star Search" winner ...

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