RUSH Drummer Inks Endorsement Deal With SABIAN Cymbals

Sabian, the world's leading cymbal manufacturer, has added legendary drummer Neil Peart of RUSH to its stellar line-up of artists who play Sabian cymbals, according to an official press release. Aside from switching exclusively to Sabian, Peart has also created his own signature line of Sabian cymbals, titled Paragon, that has led the company to ...

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ICED EARTH: New Live Video Clip Posted Online

A 48-second Windows Media video clip of ICED EARTH performing the track "Burning Times" (off 1998's "Something Wicked This Way Comes") live on April 21 at the Quest in Minneapolis, Minnesota has been posted online at this location [note: link removed at web site owner's request]. ICED EARTH are currently in the middle of a ...

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Ex-IMPELLITTERI Singer ROB ROCK: Jesus Rocks!

Singer Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has spoken to The Daytona Beach News-Journal about the influence on his lyrics of the biblical tales of pharaohs' rampaging armies, plagues, judgment day and good vs. evil. "For me personally, Jesus does rock," said Rock, who will perform with his band, called RAGE OF CREATION, tonight (May 7) ...

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NIGHTWISH: Beer Photo Posted Online

A photo of the special NIGHTWISH "beer" that can currently be bought at Kitee's (NIGHTWISH's hometown in Eastern Finland) K-Market Kupiainen shop and from Kitee's Kievari restaurant has been posted online at the group's official web site. This lager-type beer is brewed by Pirkanmaan Uusi Panimo (PUP) and it will be sold until ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman To Open For BOB DYLAN

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick will be opening for Bob Dylan at Stormont Castle, Northern Ireland on June 26. Commented Ricky: "This is unbelievable to be sharing the same stage with the great man, a mile from where I was born and spent the first fifteen years of my life, the venue is also ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Confirm Italian Tour Cancellation

As first reported here on April 30, long-running San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have now officially confirmed the cancellation of their previously announced Italian tour. The group's statement on the matter is as follows: "Dear Fans, with much regret, VICIOUS RUMORS has had to cancel their Italian tour. Lead guitarist Geoff ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

MONSTER MAGNET will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 17. 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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MURDERDOLLS Frontman To Appear At North Carolina's HAUNTCON

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 will be appearing alongside Gunnar Hansen ("Leatherface"), Reggie Bannister ("Phantasm"), and others at the first annual Hauntcon in Charlotte, NC. Wednesday will be appearing from Friday, May 14 until Sunday, May 16. Wednesday and Mrs. 13 will be in "celebrity" section from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. ...

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