ANTHRAX Guitarist Talks Politics, Touring With DIO

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has posted another installment of his regular online column, dubbed "Alpha Mail". A couple of excerpts follow: On upcoming presidential elections: "There have been three televised debates between Kerry and Bush and Kerry has won all three. And don't just think I'm being partisan; I saw polls on Fox News say ...

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DEF LEPPARD Among Bands Featured In Q Magazine Special

The following message was posted at DEF LEPPARD's official web site: "Every now and then, British magazines Q and Mojo release specials dedicated to certain bands (THE BEATLES, PINK FLOYD), musical styles (punk, ska, 50 Years Of Rock & Roll), specific lists (100 Greatest Record Sleeves, 1001 Best Songs), and so on. The latest special ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman' Was A Rip-Off

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has once again slammed METALLICA over the inclusion of a scene in METALLICA's "Some Kind of Monster" documentary in which METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich sits down with Mustaine for a one-on-one therapy session, calling Ulrich "a treacherous little man" and accusing METALLICA of having "ripped off" the ideas for their biggest ...

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DARKEST HOUR: More Tour Dates Confirmed

DARKEST HOUR have confirmed all the dates for their "Fuck Toby Keith, He's Destroying America Tour!" They are as follows: DARKEST HOUR, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, KYLESA, FEAR BEFORE THE MARCH OF FLAMES: Nov. 12 - Harrisonburg, VA @ Captain T’s Nov. 13 - Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero Nov. 14 - Atlanta, GA ...

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CAGE Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

San Diego, California heavy metal band CAGE have been confirmed for the first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The complete lineup for the festival so far is as follows: TWISTED SISTER DIO DOKKEN QUIET RIOT SHAMAN HATEBREED CAGE ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist To Guest On New PARAGON CD

PRIMAL FEAR guitarist Tom Naumann has recorded a guitar solo for the track "Impaler" on the upcoming PARAGON album, "Revenge", due in February/March 2005 through Remedy Records. "Revenge" marks the follow-up to the band's successful album "The Dark Legacy", released by Remedy last year. The new record is being partly recorded at Karo studios with ...

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