THE QUILL Set Release Date For New Album

Sweden's THE QUILL have set an August 25 European release date through SPV/Steamhammer Records for their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album. The follow-up to last year's "Voodoo Caravan" was recorded in part at Berno Studios in Malmö and will be mixed in early May at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala with producer Daniel Bergstrand (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, ...

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Rhode Island Nightclub Owners Fined $1M For Insurance Shortage

State labor officials issued a fine of more than $1 million against owners of a nightclub where a fire during a GREAT WHITE concert killed 99 people because the company failed to get workers' compensation insurance, according to the Associated Press. The Department of Labor and Training also referred the case Wednesday to the attorney ...

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JASON NEWSTED: Interview MP3s Posted Online

Several MP3 clips of former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted talking about his new band, his replacement in METALLICA and the musical direction of VOIVOD's brand new album can be heard at this location. VOIVOD are currently rehearsing in California for their upcoming North American co-headlining tour with SEPULTURA. The month-long ...

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ROSE TATTOO Singer Hits The Road With Blues Legend

ROSE TATTOO frontman Angry Anderson is on the road in Australia with STUART WOOD AND THE GIANTS and blues legend Matt Taylor. Dubbed the "Recliner Rocker Tour" as a tribute to Stuart's longtime mate, Bill Denny, the 2-to-3 hour show is split into three sessions. The first part is an acoustic blues set covering songs ...

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DANZIG Finalize DVD Track Listing

DANZIG have finalized the track listing for their upcoming DVD, "Archive De La Morte", due on May 6. It is as follows: 01. Dirty Black Summer 02. Dirty Black Summer (unedited performance I) 03. Dirty Black Summer (unedited performance II) 04. How the Gods Kill (unedited performance) 05. How the Gods Kill (R Version) 06. ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Frontman Addresses Bassist's Departure

THE WILDHEARTS mainman Ginger has posted a lengthy message via his official web site addressing bassist Danny McCormack's recent departure from the group in order to go into a rehabilitation center to seek out help for his heroin addiction. "Ever thought that things have gone as bad as things can possibly get, only for things ...

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P.O.D. To Release New Album In November

P.O.D. have set a tentative November 4 release date for their next album, the group's first since the departure of guitarist Marcos Curiel. The band, who replaced Curiel with former LIVING SACRIFICE axeman Jason Truby, will enter the studio in May to begin recording the CD, for which they've already penned 11 songs. "With Jason, ...

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U.D.O. Set Release Date For 'Live In Russia' DVD

U.D.O., the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider, have set an August 25 European release date for their upcoming "Live In Russia" DVD. As previously reported, the forthcoming DVD will come in a special package containing a bonus live CD. A video sample of the ACCEPT track "Midnight Mover", taken from the ...

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FOR MY PAIN: MP3 Samples Posted Online

FOR MY PAIN, the new Finnish "goth metal" supergroup featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLECTION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have posted several MP3 clips ...

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