MALEVOLENT CREATION: Drummer DAVE CULROSS Rejoins The Fold

Floridian death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have issued the following update: "It's been a while since we have had a news update so here it is. First off, the rumors concerning drummer Dave Culross rejoining MALEVOLENT CREATION are in fact very true!!!! We are very excited about working with Dave again and working on the next ...

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Rock Magazine CREEM To Publish Again

Long-defunct rock magazine Creem is making a comeback. Currently a web-only publication (www.creemmedia.com), Creem is expected be on store shelves in a print edition next spring, according to publisher Robert Matheu. Creem began in Detroit in March 1969 and ran monthly until folding in November 1988. A revival was launched in the early ...

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M3: Live Album Samples Posted Online

M3, the new "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Tony Martin (vocals, ex-BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM), have posted audio samples from their upcoming live album in streaming Windows Media format at

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BESEECH: 'Drama' Cover Art Posted Online

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH have posted the cover art for their fourth full-length album, "Drama", at this location. The CD, due on January 26 through Napalm Records, will include a special enhanced portion featuring some "great surprises", according to the band. The follow-up to 2002's "Souls Highway" was recorded at Studio Mega and ...

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RAUNCHY Prepare To Release Sophomore Album

Denmark's RAUNCHY have posted the following message on their official web site: "Just an update on what's going on in the RAUNCHY camp. At the moment we're awaiting the release of 'Confusion Bay' (release February 9) and we're pretty damn excited to get some reactions as we're VERY proud of the result. "We're also discussing ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Go Gold In The Czech Republic

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, were awarded gold albums in the Czech Republic for the "Fires At Midnight" and "Ghost of A Rose" CDs at a special ceremony held at Cartouche in Prague on October 17. Sir Robert of Normandie and Squire Malcolm also ...

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HELLOWEEN Announce Rescheduled European Dates

German metallers HELLOWEEN have announced the rescheduled European dates that were missed last week in order to allow singer Andi Deris additional time to recover from a chest and throat infection. The rescheduled dates are as follows: Nov. 30 – Krakow, POL @ Wisla Hall (* note new venue) Dec. 09 – Copenhagen, DEN @ ...

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MACABRE Announce Touring Plans

Chicago's MACABRE and in the process of lining up U.S. dates with DIABOLIC in December and European dates with CEPHALIC CARNAGE in January/February. An as-yet-undetermined third act will be added to both tours. MACABRE will be touring in support of their latest release, "Murder Metal", which can be previewed here. ...

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