GOREFEST Reform, Begin Work On New Material

Veteran Dutch metallers GOREFEST have reunited and are currently writing material for a new album. "They have rehearsed a few times now the first day they played a few old songs but the second day they already started to write new songs!" reads a posting on the group's official web site, Gorefest.nl. "Three ...

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GORY BLISTER Record DEATH Cover: Audio Available

Long-running Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER have recorded a cover of DEATH's "1,000 Eyes" for an upcoming DEATH tribute album, to be released in December 2004 by the Chinese label Area Death Production. GORY BLISTER's version of the track, which originally appeared on DEATH's classic 1995 album "Symbolic", can be heard at

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TED NUGENT Festival Trial Scheduled For March

Muskegon Chronicle is reporting that Ted Nugent's breach-of-contract lawsuit against Muskegon Summer Celebration has been scheduled for trial next March. Muskegon County Circuit Judge Timothy G. Hicks on Monday (Oct 18) set the jury trial for March 22, unless a settlement is reached at a pretrial settlement conference he set for March 11. Nugent, the ...

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AEROSMITH Coming To The Movies

In celebration of the release of AEROSMITH's new DVD, "You Gotta Move", the TV special that first aired back in June and exclusive in-theatre-only content will be premiered in select Regal Movie theatres nationwide on Tuesday, November 23. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, October 22, at 10:00 am ET. As previously ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Frontman: It's Time To Recharge The Batteries

DIMMU BORGIR frontman Shagrath recently spoke to Metal Edge magazine about the Norwegian black metal band's unprecedented commercial success and their participation in this year's Ozzfest festival. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Metal Edge: It must feel good to be considered the No. 1 black metal band in the world today. Shagrath: "Well, of ...

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THE RING: Live Video Clips, Photos Posted Online

THE RING, the Swedish band featuring former HUMANIMAL/GREAT KING RAT guitarist Pontus Norgren and ex-JEKYLL & HYDE frontman Jakob Samuel, have uploaded several video clips and pictures from their headlining performance at O-baren in Stockholm on October 6. Check them out at this location. In other news, THE RING have announced their touring ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'Speaking In Tongues' Audio CD Out Now

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has posted the following message on his web site: "Proud to report the 'Speaking In Tongues' audio CD is now in stores. I went into the studio and put together a CD you can play in your car. It also includes some new material. "For those of you who tuned in ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman Schedules TV Appearances

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider is confirmed to make rounds on a string of upcoming television programs to promote the Halloween season as well as his current project VAN HELSING'S CURSE, now on the road. Dee's schedule of appearance currently consists of: Wednesday, October 20 (9:30am -11am) - LIVE NBC 10: "The 10! Show" (Philadelphia) ...

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