JANI LANE Off 'Bad Boys Of Metal' Tour?

Former WARRANT singer Jani Lane has reportedly dropped off the "Bad Boys of Metal" tour after missing a scheduled appearance at The Downtown in Farmingdale, NY Wednesday night (August 11). According to a fan posting at the Metal Sludge message board, "Nobody addressed the issue until [ex-QUIET RIOT singer] Kevin DuBrow hit the ...

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ANVIL: 'Back To Basics' Gets A U.S. Release Date

Screaming Ferret Wreckords has set an August 24 U.S. release date for the new ANVIL album, "Back to Basics". The follow-up to 2002's "Still Going Strong", "Back To Basics" was recorded with producer Pierre Rémillard at his studio in Quebec and features artwork by Christoph Schinzel (a.k.a. Stripe) of ARTWÖRKS – GraphikDesignLayout. The initial run ...

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KITTIE Drummer's Hospitalization Forces Cancellations

KITTIE were forced to cancel last night's scheduled performance in Cleveland and tonight's gig in Cincinnati after drummer Mercedes Lander was hospitalized "due to severe dehydration and exhaustion." Lander has since been released from the hospital and the tour will continue as planned beginning with Friday night's show in Millvale, PA. KITTIE are in the ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Downplays His Ego And The MUCHMUSIC Incident

In a brand-new interview with Canada's ChartAttack.com, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach insisted that his strong character is often perceived the wrong way. "Everyone thinks I have this insanely wild image," he said. "It's funny to me though. It's from stuff like the incident with George at MuchMusic [in which Bach walked out of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Manager: No Post-OZZFEST Concerts Planned This Year

JUDAS PRIEST have no plans for further live dates in 2004 following their final Ozzfest 2004 performance on September 4, according to an online posting by the band's management co-ordinator, Jayne Andrews. "The guys will be finishing off the [new studio] album so we can deliver it in time for 28th December, 2004 release!" she ...

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