GUITAREVOLUTION To Hit East Coast In Early 2004

Guitarists extraordinaire Marty Friedman (ex-MEGADETH), Chris Poland (ex-MEGADETH, DAMN THE MACHINE) and Alex Skolnick (ex-TESTAMENT, SAVATAGE) will be teaming up for an East Coast "Guitarevolution" tour in early 2004. Exact cities and venues will be announced soon. The three axeman recently completed a successful run of West Coast dates under the "Guitarevolution" banner. Upcoming THE ...

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'Headbanger's Ball' Half-Hour Daily Blocks Airing This Fall

"Headbanger's Ball", the resurrected metal program that had an eight-year run between 1987 and 1995, has been expanded to include half-hour, unhosted blocks of videos each weekday (Monday–Friday) between 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. EST on MTV2. Saturday night's two-hour show, hosted by HATEBREED singer Jamey Jasta, remains in place at 10:00 p.m. EST. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Largest First-Week Sales In NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS History

DIMMU BORGIR's "Death Cult Armageddon" sold 6,352 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan, landing at position No. 169 on The Billboard 200 chart. This sales figure stands as the largest first-week SoundScan number ever achieved by a Nuclear Blast/Century Media recording artist. As previously reported, "Death Cult ...

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Former ZWAN Members To Tour With PAPA M Project

Former A PERFECT CIRCLE/ZWAN member Paz Lenchantin will join her former ZWAN bandmate David Pajo's PAPA M project for a fall tour and new studio album, according to Billboard.com. The U.S. portion of the trek begins Sept. 20 in Baltimore and wraps October 27 in Champaign, Illinois. Nine European dates will follow, beginning November 4 ...

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Former ILL NINO Members Join Forces In CORETEZ

Former ILL NINO members Roger Vasquez (guitar) and Marc Rizzo (percussion) have joined forces in CORETEZ, a new project that is currently "experimenting and demoing songs" at Hell studios in New Jersey with producer Adam Hornyak. CORETEZ's music is "a mix with the new and the old," according to a post on the group's newly ...

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METALLICA Add Second U.K. Date

METALLICA have added a second U.K. date to their upcoming European tour. The band will now play at London's Earls Court on December 19 in addition to their previously announced show on December 20. METALLICA European tour dates (with GODSMACK): Dec. 02 - Oslo, NOR @ Spektrum Dec. 03 - Oslo, NOR @ Spektrum Dec. ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Documentary To Be Released On DVD

"Three Days", a "warts-and-all" documentary on JANE'S ADDICTION shot during the band's last attempt at a comeback in 1997, is scheduled for release on DVD October 7. The film, which originally premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in 1999, was written and directed by Kevon Ford and Carter B. Smith. Aside from the band's members ...

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