MISFITS To Play Special Halloween-Themed Show With ALICE COOPER

The MISFITS all-star line up of Jerry Only with special guests Marky Ramone (THE RAMONES) and Dez Cadena (BLACK FLAG) will headline several select dates in Europe in September, including Holland, Belgium, Czech Republic and Russia. The MISFITS will also team with none other than ALICE COOPER in Los Angeles on October 22 for a ...

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BEN JACKSON GROUP To Play Free Concert In Sarasota

BEN JACKSON GROUP, featuring former CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson, will be playing a free show at the O.P.C.Too club in Sarasota, FL this Saturday night, August 7. The group will be performing two sets beginning at around 10:30 p.m. BEN JACKSON GROUP's most recent CD, "All Over You", was recorded at Morrisound Studios in ...

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KING DIAMOND: No Touring Planned For 2004

KING DIAMOND have confirmed via their management that they have no plans to tour for the remaining part of 2004. The group's live album, "Deadly Lullabies Live", will be released as a 2-CD, double digipak and 3-LP edition on September 20 (September 21 in the U.S.) through Metal Blade Records. The album was recorded during ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Perform At Berklee College of Music

RUDESS MORGENSTEIN PROJECT, the band featuring DREAM THEATER's Jordan Rudess on keyboards and Rod Morgenstein (ex-WINGER, DIXIE DREGS) on drums, will be performing at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA on August 5. The concert will be held at the Berklee Performance Center and starts at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are only $5. Jordan ...

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KAMELOT: Vocal Recordings Half Done

KAMELOT frontman Roy Khan has posted the following studio report at the band's official web site: "Hi everybody! Just wanna give y'all a brief report from Wolfsburg, Germany. I'm in the middle of the vocal recordings these days, and everything is going great (of course :) . Half of the songs are now done, and ...

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LINKIN PARK Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

LINKIN PARK will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, August 23. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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EXTREME: More Reunion Dates Confirmed

POPULATION 1 guitarist Nuno Bettencourt will reunite with former EXTREME bandmates Gary Cherone (vocals), Paul Geary (drums) and Mike Mangini (drums), with Carl Restivo on bass (replacing original bassist Pat Badger), for these special shows exclusively for the Azores festivals on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores: Aug. 07 - Terceira, Azores Aug. 15 - ...

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SALEM, ORPHANED LAND Confirmed For Israel's METALIST FESTIVAL

SALEM and ORPHANED LAND are among the latest bands confirmed for have been confirmed for the second annual Metalist Festival, set to be held August 26, 2004 at the Hangar 11 venue in Tel-aviv, Israel. The complete list of bands confirmed for the festival is as follows: BEHEMOTH EVERGREY SALEM ORPHANED LAND ARMILOS DISTORTED DAMNNATION ...

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WINTERS BANE: CHRIS TSANGARIDES To Produce New CD

WINTERS BANE have secured the services of veteran producer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN, ANGRA, BLACK SABBATH) for their upcoming album, tentatively due in early 2005. Tsangarides will be recording and engineering the drum tracks of WINTERS BANE drummer Mark Cross this week at The Dump, Tsangarides' studio in ...

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