KATATONIA Announce 'Ghost of the Spring Tour'

Sweden's KATATONIA have announced plans to embark on a European tour dubbed "Ghost of the Spring Tour" during April/May. LULLACRY and PORNORPHANS are tentatively set to provide support for the Finnish leg while TO/DIE/FOR and DAYLIGHT DIES are believed to be doing the rest of the tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 02 - ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBERT FLYNN: New Songs Are 'Heavy As Shit'!

MACHINE HEAD's forthcoming studio album will be "heavy as shit" but will not mark a return to the ultra-aggressive sounds of the band's classic debut, 1994's "Burn My Eyes", according to frontman Robert Flynn. "We're not writin' 'Burn My Eyes' part two, even though there's a small yet very vocal part of our fan base ...

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VOIVOD To Kick Off Tour In Early April

Canadian metallers VOIVOD, now featuring in their ranks former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, are set to kick off a North American tour in support of their self-titled new album on April 10, according to Newsted's latest online posting. "Voivod" is due on March 4 through Jason's Chophouse Records in association with Surfdog Records. The following ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Decked By Girlfriend After Groping Strippers

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil got sucker-punched by his furious girlfriend at the upscale men's club Jaguar in Las Vegas New Year's Eve — after performing with groping strippers. A witness told The National Enquirer Vince was performing and "local strippers were hanging all over him. His girlfriend wasn't happy about it. She sat there ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Las Vegas Gig Details Revealed!

OZZY OSBOURNE will perform a one-off show at The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel's live concert venue, in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, March 14. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, Feb. 8 at 1:00 p.m. General admission, standing-room-only tickets are said to be priced at $153, and VIP Balcony seats are priced at $303. The ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist To Perform Live On TNT

Former ANTHRAX guitarist Paul Crook will be performing live with MEAT LOAF on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest in Atlanta at Philips Arena. The event will be broadcast live on TNT at 8:00 p.m., with MEAT LOAF scheduled to take the stage at approximately 9:30 p.m. ...

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Y&T Cancel Spanish Dates

Reunited California rockers Y&T have been forced to cancel their previously announced dates in Spain (originally scheduled to take place Feb. 13-15) as frontman Dave Meniketti has contracted pneumonia and is not able to travel. The shows are being rescheduled for June. ...

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