AC/DC's MALCOLM YOUNG: BON SCOTT Has Never Left The Band

Late AC/DC singer Bon Scott, who died in 1980 after a drunken binge, is being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame posthumously, and guitarist Malcolm Young says the flamboyant frontman will certainly be in the house — in spirit, at least. "[Bon]'s never left the band," Malcolm explained. "That's just the way ...

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THE BONDED BY METAL OVER EUROPE TOUR 2003: First Dates Announced

The first few dates for the upcoming "The Bonded By Metal Over Europe Tour 2003" have been announced. The trek — which will include appearances by EXODUS, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, AGENT STEEL, BEHEMOTH, MORTICIAN, CARNAL FORGE, OCCULT and CALLENISH CIRCLE — will hit the following cities during October: Oct. 10 – Eindhoven, NETH @ Effenaar Oct. ...

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KREATOR: 'Live Kreation (Revisioned Glory)' DVD Details Announced

KREATOR's upcoming double DVD, "Live Kreation (Revisioned Glory)", has finally been completed. Band mainman Mille Petrozza spent three full months editing and mixing the material, which is scheduled to surface in the summer. The complete track listing for the DVD is as follows: 01. The Patriarch 02. Violent Revolution 03. Reconquering The Throne 04. Extreme ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: JASON NEWSTED Is A 'Really Nice Kid'

Although it has yet to be confirmed, it appears that ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has officially joined the Ozzy Osbourne band. Speaking to Britain's Rock Sound magazine, guitarist Zakk Wylde said, "Jason has joined the band, I just got off the phone to him and he asked me to show him the right key for ...

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RHAPSODY Sign With SPV/STEAMHAMMER RECORDS

Italian symphonic metal group RHAPSODY have signed a deal with Germany's SPV/Steamhammer Records. In the past SPV have been the distribution company for all of the RHAPSODY albums, but now RHAPSODY will appear on SPV's own label, Steamhammer, through a special arrangement with MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music label imprint. SPV Managing Director Manfred Schütz commented ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer, AUDIOSLAVE Guitarist Launch Radio Show

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian and AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello, who joined forces to form the socio-political organization Axis Of Justice, have launched their radio show, which they hope to broadcast nationally. Tankian, who co-hosts the show with Morello, spoke about it in a recent interview. "We are actually going to launch our first radio ...

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MUDVAYNE/IN FLAMES: More Tour Dates Confirmed

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour featuring MUDVAYNE, IN FLAMES, DEPSWA and GRADE 8. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 08 - 2003 Pittsburgh, PA - Metropol Mar. 10 - 2003 Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre Mar. 11 - 2003 Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights Mar. 12 ...

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OPETH: European Festival Appearances Announced

OPETH have announced the following European festival appearances during the coming months: Apr. 05 – Katowice, POL @ Spodek Apr. 06 – Ostrava, CZ @ Sport Hall Apr. 19 – Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Jul. 11 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tusku Festival Jul. 12 – Joensuu, FIN @ Ilosaari Festival ...

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MORBID ANGEL Prepare To Record New Album

According to MORBID ANGEL's official web site (www.morbidangel.com), guitarist/songwriter Trey Azagthoth "is writing the new material, the band is gearing up for recording the new album soon and release should be around September of 2003 on Earache [Records]. All of the details related to that will be let out gradually over the course ...

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NAIL WITHIN To Celebrate Record Release With Special Performance

Israeli thrashers NAIL WITHIN (formerly EMBLAZE) will celebrate the release of their self-titled debut with a special live concert in Tel Aviv on March 18. All concert attendees will receive a copy of the album at the entrance and will be treated to an extra-long performance that will include a special guest appearance by ex-AT ...

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