Islamic Party Seeks To Ban 'Youth-Corrupting' SCORPIONS Concert

HindustanTimes.com is reporting that Islamic fundamentalists urged the Malaysian government on Wednesday (Sept. 8) to bar a concert by the German rock group SCORPIONS, claiming the band would corrupt Malaysian youths. "Concerts like these are the catalysts for hedonism and vice in society," Salahuddin Haji Ayub, a youth leader of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, said ...

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THE HAUNTED: New Song Posted Online

THE HAUNTED's new single, "All Against All" (formerly "Almost Alive"), has been posted online in streaming Real Audio format at this location. "All Against All" is the first single/video off THE HAUNTED's fourth album, "rEVOLVEr", due in Europe on October 19 through Century Media Records (one day earlier internationally). The follow-up to 2003's ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, TOM MORELLO Join Project To Aid Sudanese

AUDIOSLAVE/ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello's political folk alter ego THE NIGHTWATCHMAN and SYSTEM OF A DOWN are among the artists contributing songs to "Genocide in Sudan", a benefit CD for the United Nations Refugee Agency and UNICEF to help build awareness of the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. The album is scheduled for release ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD Pays Tribute To Country Music's 'Outlaw' Movement

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield performed a "mesmerizing metal version" of Waylon Jennings' "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand" during the "CMT Outlaws" concert taping Tuesday night (Sept. 7) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. In addition, Hetfield dueted on "Mama Said" with original member of the "Wanted: The Outlaws" album, Jessi ...

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Report: Heavy Metal Music Causes Dogs To Howl And Growl

Reuters is reporting that heavy metal music causes dogs to howl and growl while classical music calms them down, according to research at the University of Belfast into the effect of different types of music on 50 canines. "Piano music with twittering birds and murmuring water apparently has a soothing effect on dogs," said a ...

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