DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Germany's THE MOSH CLUB OPEN AIR Festival

German thrashers DESTRUCTION will perform at The Mosh Club Open Air — a free-entry charity event against racism — in Kolmberg, Germany on August 24th. Other acts set to appear at the event include BLOOD RED ANGEL, BANGGANG, and ENCYCLIA. In other news, DESTRUCTION have once again slammed the promoter of the Italian Agglutination Metal ...

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ROTTING CHRIST: "Genesis" Final Track Listing, Release Date Set

ROTTING CHRIST's new album, Genesis, has been scheduled for an October 29th release through Century Media Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Daemons 02. Lex Talionis 03. Quintessence 04. Nightmare 05. In Domine Sathana 06. Release Me 07. The Call Of The Aethyrs 08. Dying 09. Ad Noctis 10. ...

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SAXON To Issue Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics

SAXON will release Heavy Metal Thunder on September 23rd. The collection features 13 of the band's classics re-recorded and a bonus CD including five live tracks recorded in San Antonio, Texas this year. Also featured is the video for "Killing Ground", recorded live at Wacken Open Air festival in 2001. ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: Breaking New Records

GUNS N' ROSES, who opened their Chinese Democracy Tour in Hong Kong last week to rave reviews, broke both festival attendance records and venue capacities at whilst headlining Tokyo's Chiba Marine Stadium (35,000 plus) and Osaka's WTC Open-air stadium (25,000 plus) for Japan's Summer Sonic Festival, according to a statement posted on the group's official ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Guitars To Be Auctioned Off

Former FOO FIGHTERS guitarist Pat Smear is auctioning off a few of his guitars, including several pieces used at various FOO FIGHTERS shows. To bid on the guitar used by Smear during the FOO FIGHTERS' appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1995, click here. ...

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IGNITE Part Ways With Drummer

Former TVT Records recording artists IGNITE have parted ways with drummer Craig Anderson. No reason was given for Anderson's departure. Craig has recently been playing shows with Metal Blade recording artists ENGINE, filling in for drummer Pete Parada who is on tour with FACE TO FACE. ENGINE will be playing at the Blackbird Rock Festival ...

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LEGENDS OF ROCK: The Classic Rock Extravaganza

Legends Of Rock is the name of a unique three-hour classic rock extravaganza, hosted by ex-SCORPIONS guitar legend Uli Jon Roth. Due to the phenomenal success of his Legends of Rock headlining appearance at the Castle Donington festival in 2001, the decision was made to take the Legends format out on the road. With an ...

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UPDATE: DAISLEY/KERSLAKE Case Dismissed By Judge

The following article appears in today's edition of The New York Times: Here is a scene viewers won't see on the MTV show The Osbournes: OZZY OSBOURNE handing over millions in royalties to his onetime bass player and drummer. The bass player, Bob Daisley, and the drummer, Lee Kerslake, sued Mr. Osbourne in federal court ...

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OPETH To Begin Mixing In September

The two full-length albums currently being recorded by Sweden's OPETH at Nacksving/Maestro Music studios with producer Fredrik Nordström are scheduled to be mixed during September — the "heavy" one under the watchful eye of Andy Sneap (i.e. MACHINE HEAD, SKINLAB, NEVERMORE) and the "mellow" one by PORCUPINE TREE frontman Steve Wilson. As previously reported, the ...

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