BLACK FLAG Reunion Not So United

Ex-BLACK FLAG singer Keith Morris has released a statement dismissing earlier reports by the band's founder Greg Ginn that he and other members of early incarnations of the group will be performing at BLACK FLAG's Sept. 12 "reunion" show at the Hollywood Palladium. BLACK FLAG's first four singers — Morris, Ron Reyes (a.k.a. Chavo), Robo ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour: More Details Revealed

The fall 2003 edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour will feature headliners DANZIG alongside SUPERJOINT RITUAL, DEVILDRIVER, MORBID ANGEL, and BEHEMOTH, according to an online posting by DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara. SEPULTURA, whose latest CD, "Roorback", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on August 26, are also said to be in talks to ...

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PARADISE LOST Cancel Romanian Gig

Britain's PARADISE LOST have been forced to cancel their previously announced Aug. 25 gig in Arad, Romania. "This is due to the fact that the promoter has gone AWOL, and we therefore have to assume after a week of trying to contact him that this is now cancelled," the band write on their web site. ...

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KONKHRA Announce First-Ever Gig In Israel

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA will play their first-ever gig in Israel on October 16 as part of the Metalist Festival. "This is the first show on our Reality Tour 2003 and very appropriate place to kick it off," the band said in a statement. As previously reported, KONKHRA will be teaming up with ILLNATH and ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Sign With RCA?

VELVET REVOLVER, the new band featuring GUNS N' ROSES alumni Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, David Kushner of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland, are expected to ink a long-term deal with RCA Records, according to Slash's official fan site (www.snakepit.org). "As far as we know, no contract has yet ...

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DAVID COVERDALE: 'The WHITESNAKE Choir Is Alive And Well'

WHITESNAKE leader David Coverdale recently spoke to the Mansfield News Journal about his decision to unpack his band out of the attic of "Headbanger's Ball" obscurity for a tour, with hopes of not only reconnecting with old fans, but eventually, returning to the new record bin with a vengeance. "Too many things happened last year ...

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