OPETH Set Release Date For DVD

OPETH have set "Lamentations - Live At Shepherds Bush Empire" as the title for their forthcoming live DVD, due on November 24 through Music For Nations. As previously reported, the disc, which was recorded September 25 in London, will contain both the mellow and heavy set with a running time of approximately an hour each, ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE Split

British rap-metal outfit ONE MINUTE SILENCE have decided to part ways for the forseeable future. The band issued a statement to the press, which reads as follows: "Although we are still the best of friends, and cannot rule out the possibility of working together in the future, for now we are dispersing to pursue other ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Rescheduled European Tour To Kick Off In January

OZZY OSBOURNE's rescheduled European tour, which has been postponed twice, will now take place in January/February. So far, only one date has been leaked: January 28 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M., who were set to occupy the middle slot on the tour, will not be supporting OSBOURNE on the rescheduled ...

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DEE SNIDER Talks About Singing At SCHWARZENEGGER Rally

In a recent interview with Perfect Pitch Online, TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider described the experience of singing the SISTER classic "We're Not Gonna Take It" at an Arnold Schwarzenegger rally in Sacramento earlier this month. "[Arnold] was very gracious and cool," Dee said. "Backstage, we talked about some USO stuff – TWISTED's ...

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Florida County Bans Public Suicide In Response To Rock Band

Pinellas County commissioners have banned public suicide, directly responding to a rock concert that promised such an act this month in St. Petersburg, Florida, according to the Associated Press. The band HELL ON EARTH never delivered on a promise to feature a suicide as a statement in support of euthanasia at an Oct. 4 show. ...

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STRATOVARIUS To Leave NUCLEAR BLAST?

Finnish power metallers STRATOVARIUS will be leaving their current label Nuclear Blast Records after the release of their next album, "Elements Pt. 2", which is due later this month. In an interview with Russian Darkside E-Zine conducted on October 20, keyboardist Jens Johansson said the band is considering various options, but the return ...

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NASHVILLE PUSSY: DVD Details Revealed

NASHVILLE PUSSY's new DVD, entitled "Keep on F*cking In Paris" (view cover here), will be released on November 11 through Music Video. The video will be presented in 4:3 full-frame and the disc will carry a Dolby Digital 2.0 (Stereo) soundtrack. The track listing includes: 01. Something Nasty 02. Struttin' Cock 03. Piece ...

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ANCIENT To Enter Studio In January

Norwegian black metallers ANCIENT will enter the studio in January to record their new album, tentatively due in the spring through Metal Blade Records. The CD will be recorded at Mirage and Alpha-Omega studios and the mixing and mastering will take place in early February at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to ...

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Original SAXON Members Comment On Settlement In Name Dispute

Original SAXON members Graham Oliver and Steve Dawson, who have spent the past few years battling with Biff Byford and Paul Quinn over the group's name, have commented on the settlement recently reached between the members of the original band SAXON over the usage of the name and logos belonging to the original partnership. OLIVER/DAWSON ...

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JASON NEWSTED Teaches Kids How To Rock

Former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted was among the special guest teachers who came to San Francisco's Spring Valley Elementary school Tuesday (October 21) to share their knowledge and excitement about music to kids, according to KPIX.com. Popular music is a regular part of Ms. Chinn-Smoot's classes of 8, 9, 10, and 11-year-olds ...

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