SEBASTIAN BACH Talks About His New Band, Upcoming Solo Album

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach recently spoke to Christa Titus of Billboard magazine about his new band BACH TIGHT 5 and the brand-new material he has written for his upcoming sophomore solo album, tentatively due in early 2004. Regarding the musicians in his new band, Bach said, "I chose these guys basically how I ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR Sign With MEGAMANIA

PAIN CONFESSOR, a melodic metal band from Finland, have signed a three-record deal with the Finnish label Megamania. The co-operation begins with the release of an EP during the first quarter of 2004. Following will be the full-length debut, which is planned for release during the Fall of 2004. PAIN CONFESSOR play "melodic metal with ...

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ANDREW W.K. Extends Fall Tour

ANDREW W.K. has extended his tour in support of his latest album, "The Wolf", with dates now stretching into early December. HOOBASTANK and DIE TRYING open most shows. On November 14, W.K. is scheduled to perform on NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien". Released in early September, "The Wolf" is W.K.'s second full-length for Island ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE To Play 'Longest Set Ever' On Upcoming Tour

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE have posted the following message on their official web site: "Only having a few weeks break, CALLENISH CIRCLE started rehearsing again for the upcoming headline shows, scheduled late 2003 and early 2004. The band will perform an extended live-set, actually being the longest in the band history ever. Of ...

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KISS/AEROSMITH Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are some of the latest concert grosses for the KISS/AEROSMITH tour, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: AEROSMITH & KISS, SALIVA Venue: Hyundai Pavilion at Glen Helen City/State: Devore, Calif. Event Dates: Oct. 18, 2003 Gross Sales: $1,405,752 Attendance/Capacity: 20,090 / 40,288 Shows/Sellouts: 1 / 0 Prices: $150, $45 Promoters: Clear Channel Entertainment ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Fallen' Certified Triple Platinum

EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", has been certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of three million records. Sales have been fueled by the multi-format smash "Bring Me To Life", which features Paul McCoy of 12 STONE, and its follow-up single, "Going Under". As previously reported, EVANESCENCE lead ...

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THE LEGION To Tour Europe In February

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION are planning a European tour that will kick off before the end of February. "We might also do a one-off gig in our hometown Jönköping together with INSISION sometime in January," the band write on their web site. "Still, neither the tour or the gig has been confirmed yet but ...

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FOZZY: New York City Dates Announced

FOZZY, the brainchild of former WWE champion Chris Jericho and ex-STUCK MOJO mastermind Rich Ward, have announced two special dates in New York City prior to commencing work on their third album, tentatively due in the spring. The details are as follows: Dec. 11 – New York, NY @ Tribeca Rock Club Dec. 12 - ...

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RIOT Announce One-Off Show In Texas

RIOT have announced plans to perform a very special show in Texas on April 30, 2004. According to the group, "we will be offering air fare and hotel packages for all of [the RIOT fans] that would like to come to Texas and see the band perform live. [The fans] will also get a backstage ...

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