FREDDIE MERCURY Gets An Erection

A statue honoring late QUEEN frontman Freddie Mercury has been erected at the Dominion Theatre in London, home of the stage show "We Will Rock You", according to Undercover News. Brianmaynews.com reports the statue is eight meters tall (approx. 27 feet) and was placed at the Dominion in Tottenham Court Road on Saturday morning to ...

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H.I.M.'s 'Love Metal' Certified Platinum In Finland

H.I.M.'s latest CD, "Love Metal", has been certified platinum for sales in excess of 30,000 copies in the group's native Finland. "Love Metal", the group's fourth full-length effort, has reportedly shifted over 300,000 copies worldwide. The follow-up to 2001's "Deep Shadows And Brilliant Highlights", "Love Metal" marks a return to a heavier sound for the ...

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ILLDISPOSED To Embark On Headlining Tour

Denmark's ILLDISPOSED will go on a headlining tour in September with recent Nuclear Blast signings MNEMIC as support. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. ILLDISPOSED will play two concerts in Germany next month with American death metallers HATEPLOW. The dates are as follows: Jun. 14 - Münster bei Dieburg, GER @ Live Arena ...

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TESTAMENT Singer Jams With HALFORD At Hollywood Gig

TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy joined HALFORD on stage during the two bands' gig at the House Of Blues in Hollywood, California Friday night (June 6) for a rendition of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "Rapid Fire". TESTAMENT had previously recorded a version of "Rapid Fire" for the JUDAS PRIEST tribute CD "Legends Of Metal - A ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Hit The East Coast

THE IRON MAIDENS, L.A.'s all-girl tribute to IRON MAIDEN that features in its ranks PHANTOM BLUE members Linda McDonald (drums), Josephine (guitar), and Sara Marsh (guitar), will embark on a short tour of the East Cast later this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 14 - Downtown Quarterback - Endicott, NY Jun. 15 - ...

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