MY RUIN To Tour U.K. With CHARGER, MURDER ONE

Los Angeles-based MY RUIN, led by "infamous" frontwoman Tairrie B (ex-TURA SATANA, MANHOLE), will be teaming up with CHARGER and MURDER ONE for a U.K. tour in November/December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 27 – Swindon, UK @ Furnace Nov. 28 - Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Nov. 29 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde 2 ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Releases Solo Album In Indonesia

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman released his latest solo CD, "Music For Speeding", in Indonesia on October 15 and sold over 700 copies in two days, which — according to Friedman's web site — is "an extremely impressive number. Even more impressive is that this is despite Marty having yet to ever visit the beautiful ...

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STRYPER To Film Live DVD In Denver

STRYPER will be filming a live DVD at the Ogden Theater in Denver, Colorado on October 24. The show is part of the band's first-ever reunion tour — their first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which is coinciding with the quartet's 20th anniversary, will stop in Sauget, Illinois on Saturday ...

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MEMORY GARDEN Begin Recording New Album

Stockholm, Sweden's MEMORY GARDEN, the band featuring former ABSKTRAKT ALGEBRA guitarist Simon Johansson, have commenced the recording sessions for their new album, "Carnage Carnival", for an early 2004 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. "Some of the recording will take place in our own studio Annoying Sound Factory and some of it in [producer] Mike [Wead]'s ...

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THE DAVID SHANKLE GROUP Announce Upcoming Live Appearances

THE DAVID SHANKLE GROUP, the new project formed by former MANOWAR guitarist David Shankle and vocalist Trace Edward Zaber, have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 15 – Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge Dec. 06 - Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub THE DAVID SHANKLE GROUP's debut album, "Ashes To Ashes", was ...

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ROB ROCK And FIREWIND To Tour Japan

Rob Rock (Ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) and his solo band RAGE OF CREATION will be teaming up with FIREWIND, the band featuring acclaimed guitarist Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, MYSTIC PROPHECY, NIGHTRAGE), for a short Japanese tour in January. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 21 - Osaka, JAP @ Banana Hall Jan. 22 - Tokyo, JAP ...

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METALLICA Cancel South American & Japanese Dates, Cite 'Physical And Mental Exhaustion'

METALLICA have cancelled their previously announced South American tour due to "physical and mental exhaustion," it was announced today. The group's Japanese trek, which was to follow immediately the South American dates, is also believed to be affected by the cancellation. According to the band's Argentine promoter, CIE Presenta, an official announcement will be made ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Says He's Regained Control Of His Health

Ozzy Osbourne sat down with MTV.com Thursday (october 16) to discuss the "shakes" that have plagued him for decades, causing him to stammer, stutter and shuffle around with a walk that grew increasingly hunched over and motor functions that only seemed to be getting worse. "I swear on my wife and my children's lives that ...

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NILE: New Video To Be Shown On 'Headbanger's Ball'

Relapse Records recording artists NILE will see their new video — for the song "Sarcophagus" — premier on this weekend's edition of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". "Headbanger's Ball" airs Saturdays from 10-12 PM EST on MTV2. The conceptual "Sarcophagus" video, from NILE's heralded "In Their Darkened Shrines" album, was directed and filmed by acclaimed director Darren ...

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