METALLICA: 'Some Kind Of Monster' DVD To Surface In January?

According to U.K. online retailer Play.com, the two-disc DVD release of the METALLICA documentary "Some Kind of Monster" is scheduled for January 24, 2005 with a retail price of £19.99 (approx $36.50 U.S.). No official announcement has been made regarding the DVD release as of yet. "Some Kind Of Monster" is still showing in theaters ...

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MURDERDOLLS Frontman Signs Solo Deal With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Wednesday 13, of MURDERDOLLS fame, has signed to Roadrunner Records as a solo artist and will be unleashing "Transylvania 90210 – Songs of Death, Dying and the Dead" on the label in early 2005. The band, currently comprised of Wednesday on vocals/guitar, Ghastly on drums, Kid Kid on bass and Pig on guitar, will begin ...

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VINCE NEIL Concert To Promote Alcohol Awareness And Responsibility

On November 13, 2004, the first "Legends and Prodigies" concert featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil with SOUND AND FURY, a hard-rocking new band from Canada, will take place at the world-famous Key Club on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, CA. "Legends and Prodigies" is a new star-search contest that offers young, talented musicians (rock, R&B, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Featured On This Week's 'VH1 Classic In Concert'

JUDAS PRIEST will be the featured artists in this week's installment of "VH1 Classic In Concert", which debuts on Friday, October 22 at 9:00 p.m. The hour-long program showcases live, full-concert performances from some of the greatest names in rock, pop and soul. Launched in May 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that presents ...

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LAMB OF GOD Doing Their Bit For Democracy

LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler has told Vancouver's Straight.com that he and his bandmates have been paying close attention to the presidential debates of the past few weeks. What they've seen isn't going to change their votes, though, mostly because they've already done their bit for democracy. Adler, singer Randy Blythe, guitarists ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Stripping Away Hidden Messages

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One recently spoke to the Las Vegas Mercury about the change in the group's musical and lyrical direction betweem their last two albums. Where 1999's "Tonight the Stars Revolt!" traded on B-movie sound effects and hijacked sci-fi narratives about all-seeing eyes and man-eating cyborgs, 2003's "Transform" was all serious, ...

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DREAMTALE Name New Album

Finnish metallers DREAMTALE have set "Difference" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in early 2005 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Ocean's Heart" was recorded at Timo Tolkki's (STRATOVARIUS) Goldenworks studio with Tolkki producing and will be mixed at Finnvox studios by Mikko Karmila beginning on Monday, October 25. 11 ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Has Been Clean For Six Months

ABC ePrep is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne has been clean of recreational drugs and alcohol for six months, thanks to a 12-step program. He told "Access Hollywood"'s Billy Bush that it's really made a difference for his family, too. Ozzy explained, "I'm going to these meetings that they have. I'm back on track and my ...

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