GOD FORBID To Re-Release Out-Of-Print Debut

New Jersey's GOD FORBID will be re-releasing their debut full-length album, "Reject The Sickness", on their own label, PR Records. This blistering effort has been out of print for some time and will be available in about a month at shows, online, and at indie metal and hardcore stores. The group are currently wrapping up ...

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KROKUS To Release New Live Album

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS are currently compiling a live album recorded earlier this year containing all the classics along with a few surprises. An early 2004 release is expected. In other news, Sanctuary/Castle Music have just issued a KROKUS compilation entitled "Long Stick Goes Boom: The Anthology". According to the group's official web site, ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Announce U.S. Dates

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his companion Candice Night, have lined up two special U.S. performances during September. Here is the venue, ticket and on-sale information: Wednesday, September 17 Theatre of Living Arts 334 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 215-922-0666 - All tickets $29.00 - "Official" on sale date is ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: SIXX And NEIL Clear The Air, Talk Reunion Tour

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "Had a great talk with [MÖTLEY CRÜE singer] Vince [Neil] the other day.... We hadn't spoke in bit and as usual things had gotten misconstrude [sic] and blown out of context… (lawyers are ...

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PAPA ROACH To Begin Recording In September

PAPA ROACH have tapped Howard Benson (P.O.D., CRAZY TOWN, SEPULTURA, COLD) to produce their third album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Dreamworks Records. Recording for the as-yet-untitled follow-up to last year's "Lovehatetragedy" will begin in September. In other news, the group have announced plans for a Vacaville homecoming show on September 6 at an ...

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KATAKLYSM: North American Tour Dates Announced

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have announced the details of their upcoming "From Shadows to Dust" North American tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 16 - Hamilton, ON - Underground Aug. 17 - Peterborough, ON - Lions Hall Aug. 18 - Barrie, ON - Off Duty Aug. 19 - North Bay, ON - Daily Grind ...

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OBSESSION Completing Work On New Demo

Reunited classic early '80s metal band OBSESSION are seventy-five percent of the way towards completing their three-song demo recording, which will be used to officially shop a recording deal with an assortment of labels. The group are reportedly "very excited" about the progress so far on the recording, which is said to capture the "true ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Singer Subject Of Upcoming 'Monster House' Episode

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muirwill allow cameras into his house for the filming of the 13th episode of the new Discovery Channel show called "Monster House". The episode will reportedly air the week of Halloween. According to Margot Douaihy of Residential Systems magazine, the reality-TV show "Monster House" is a collaboration between Original Productions and ...

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