FIREBIRD To Support GLENN HUGHES In London

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, will be supporting Glenn Hughes, formerly of DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH and TRAPEZE, at London's Mean Fiddler on Tuesday, October 21. The group will also be performing a headlining show at The Monarch in London on October 8. Support at the gig will ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Singer Lends Voice To Cartoon Movie

CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth recently voiced the lead character for the cartoon movie "Dominator". The film also features Doug Bradley, Mark & Lard and the track "Carrion" from COF's latest release, "Damnation & A Day". A special screening of the film is taking place in Brighton, England this coming Saturday night (September 20), ...

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DAYS OF THE NEW Singer To Embark On Solo Tour

DAYS OF THE NEW singer Travis Meeks will launch a fall solo acoustic tour on September 23 in Roseville, Michigan, according to RollingStone.com. This will be his first extended outing since he spent time in a drug rehab clinic this spring. "I'm excited about getting out on the road," Meeks said. "I think it is ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE: 'Copying Other Bands Is Second Nature For MUSHROOMHEAD'

SLAVES ON DOPE have issued a follow-up statement in the continuing "war of words" with MUSHROOMHEAD over the latter group's decision to cover SEAL's 1991 adult-contemporary hit single "Crazy" for their upcoming CD. In a September 3 letter sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET, SLAVES ON DOPE guitarist Kevin Jardine said that he believed MUSHROOMHEAD "stole our idea ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Side Project To Support THE HOODS In Texas

PUNCHYOURFACE, the new band featuring INTERNAL BLEEDING members Frank Buffalino (guitar), Jerry Lowe (vocals) and Matt Ferrara (guitar, ex-REPUDILATION, GFY, 420), will be supporting THE HOODS on a tour of Texas later this month. The dates are as follows: Sep. 25 - San Antonio, TX @ Sin 13 Sep. 26 – Laredo, TX @ Sal's ...

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Judge Rejects Too-Stoned-To-Play Suit Against CREED

Fans who felt cheated by CREED's Chicago show are getting no sympathy from a judge, according to the Associated Press. A judge in Chicago has dismissed a $2 million lawsuit filed by four fans against CREED. The suit accused singer Scott Stapp of appearing too intoxicated to perform well in Chicago last December (see previous ...

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HEARSE Complete Work On 'Armageddon Mon Amour'

Sweden's HEARSE, featuring former ARCH ENEMY/NONEXIST vocalist Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, have completed work on their sophomore full-length album, "Armageddon Mon Amour", due in early 2004 through Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The CD was recorded earlier this summer at Basement Audio System in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jonas Elder. 13 ...

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