SHAITAN MAZAR To Give Away Guitar

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), will be giving away a custom painted guitar autographed by the band at The Smacky Awards on July 16 at Ground Zero in Spartanburg, SC. Guitarist Robert Dirr will be parting ways with one of his very own ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer Sues Ex-Publicist For Slander

The Associated Press is reporting that GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has sued a former publicist for slander. Russell alleges that spokesperson Charrie Foglio threatened to tell charity organizations associated with the 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people in Rhode Island that the singer and his manager, Obi Steinman, were withholding money they promised ...

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KITTIE Announce First Tour In Support Of 'Until The End'

KITTIE will begin to tour in support of its upcoming release, "Until the End", in early July with support acts CANDIRIA, 36 CRAZYFISTS and TWELVE TRIBES. "The anticipation is high," said KITTIE drummer Mercedes Lander. "We haven't toured since November so we're definitely excited. The tour lineup is phenomenal." "We spent two years on the ...

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GOD FORBID: OZZFEST Off Dates Announced

New Jersey metal titans GOD FORBID will continue their rigorous U.S. touring schedule all summer long on Ozzfest, which kicks off in Hartford, CT. on July 10. The quintet also locked down a series of Ozzfest off-dates alongside such premier artists as DIMMU BORGIR, SLAYER and SUPERJOINT RITUAL, among others. Their new video for "Antihero", ...

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Appeals Court: LIMP BIZKIT Not Liable For Paramedic's Injuries

The Associated Press is reporting that LIMP BIZKIT were cleared of any liability for injuries suffered by a paramedic who was kicked in the head after frontman Fred Durst invited concertgoers to come down to the main floor, the Michigan Court of Appeals said. In a unanimous decision released Wednesday (June 30), the appellate court ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Sign With THE END RECORDS

Acclaimed Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have signed a wordwide deal with The End Records. The group's first release for the label will be a re-issue of the last full-length effort, "To Welcome the Fade". It will contain a bonus CD with unreleased material such as live songs from the band's tour with THE GATHERING, the ...

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LAMB OF GOD: New Song Posted Online

A pre-production recording of a new LAMB OF GOD song, entitled "Laid to Rest", has been posted online at this location (Windows Media format). A re-recorded version of "Laid to Rest" will be included on the group's upcoming album, "Ashes of the Wake", due on August 31 through Epic Records. The follow-up to ...

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