MEGADETH To Issue Posthumous Compilation CD

On September 10th, MEGADETH will issue a posthumous CD, entitled Still, Alive... And Well?, containing studio and live recordings spanning their entire career, including previously unreleased live performances of "Use The Man" and "Conjuring". The album will surface via Sanctuary Records. The title of the CD was chosen by frontman Dave Mustaine himself. "You may ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Party With Stranded Models

JUDAS PRIEST had a stroke of luck while touring the West Coast last week when they allegedly happened upon a broken-down bus between Montana and San Francisco that was full of stranded models, according to the New York Post. "Jaime Rishar and other leggy lovelies on the L.A. Look Model Search tour were on a ...

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STONE SOUR To Embark On Headlining Tour

STONE SOUR, featuring SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, will be hitting the U.S. for a headline tour starting on September 27th and running through November 22nd. CHEVELLE and Roadrunner labelmates SINCH will be opening each show. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 27 - Sauget, IL @ Pop's Sep. 28 ...

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KISS' GENE SIMMONS Launches SIMMONS AUDIO

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has launched Simmons Audio, a partnership with Michael Viner's New Millenium. "More details will follow shortly, but in the meantime — the imprint will have a simple manifesto: It will release spoken word books by interesting celeb readers, reading popular books," said Simmons. Simmons Audio's maiden voyage is Gene Simmons reading ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Cancel Tour Dates

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have cancelled the first two dates — in Washington D.C. on August 30th and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 31st — of their current North American tour. AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD will still be playing and will be headlining these shows. "These shows WILL be ...

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AEROSMITH Two-Hour 'Behind The Music' Special To Premiere On Sunday

AEROSMITH will be profiled in a special, first-ever two-hour episode of VH1's Behind The Music that marks the series' fifth anniversary, premiering Sunday, September 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Behind The Music: AEROSMITH features footage from a trove of several thousand hours of original and archived film and video (much of it never before seen), ...

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DAVE LEE ROTH's Show Deemed "Too Loud" By Vermont Officials

Last weekend's Champlain Valley Exposition fair in Vermont was fined $5,000 for violation of Essex Junction's noise ordinance after former VAN HALEN singer DAVE LEE ROTH's performance there was deemed "too loud" by the local officials. Essex Police Chief David Demag said there were 32 calls complaining about the noise at Sunday night's show, according ...

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DISTURBED, HATEBREED, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA! Festival

The Locobazooka! festival, which this year spawned a 16-date tour featuring SEVENDUST and FILTER, will revert to its original incarnation as a single-day festival on September 22nd in Worcester, Massachusetts, according to Billboard. DISTURBED, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, NONPOINT, FLIPP, BLINDSIDE, FLAW, and HATEBREED have all signed on to appear. The day-long concert is sponsored by ...

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HALFORD Guitarist Launches Side Project, Seeks Vocalist

HALFORD guitarist Mike Chlasciak is currently assembling a side project called PAIN MUSEUM, which "will record and tour coinciding with my HALFORD schedule," according to the axeman. "I'm looking for an unbelievable METAL vocalist (male or female) — a cross between Angela from ARCH ENEMY and Warrel from NEVERMORE. The remaining musician slots are currently ...

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