SYSTEM OF A DOWN Announce Benefit Show

SYSTEM OF A DOWN will headline "Souls, 2004", a very special benefit concert to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 24 at the Greek Theatre. Proceeds from "Souls, 2004" will benefit organizations that work to eradicate the atrocities of all genocides across the globe, including the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), an ...

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ACE FREHLEY Attends AA Meetings, Gets Serious About Sobering Up

According to a posting at KissKollector.com, original KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley is making a serious effort to get clean and sober again with the help of ex-wife Jeanette, with whom he has re-established a romantic relationship. Frehley, who has grown a full beard, has been steadily attending AA meetings and has stayed away from ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: European Festival Appearances Announced

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have lined up the following European festival appearances this summer: Jun. 05 - Dynamo – Nijmegen, NETH Jun. 27 – Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessel, BEL Jul. 03 - With Full Force – Roitzschjora, GER As previously reported, DIMMU BORGIR have been confirmed as one of the main-stage performers ...

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ENFORSAKEN: 'The Forever Endeavor' To Include Bonus CD

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN will be releasing their sophomore album, "The Forever Endeavor", in a special 2-CD jewel case, according to a post on their web site. CD 1 will be "The Forever Endeavor" in its entirety, while CD 2 will include 13 audio tracks and two video tracks from various Olympic Records ...

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ICED EARTH: North American Tour To Proceed As Planned

ICED EARTH have confirmed that their headlining tour of the U.S. and Canada will proceed as originally planned. The tour begins on April 18 and runs for over a month. CHILDREN OF BODOM and EVERGREY will provide support. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 18 - Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH Apr. 19 - ...

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TRAVERS/APPICE Collaboration Changes Name

Because of another band with the same name, the forthcoming project featuring legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER) and guitarist Pat Travers will now be called TRAVERS & APPICE. Their forthcoming CD, to be released on the German-based SPV label, has been re-titled "It Takes A Lot Of Balls". Says ...

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CRISIS Set Release Date For 'Like Sheep Led To Slaughter'

CRISIS have set a May 25 release date through The End/Children Of Rage Records for their new album, "Like Sheep Led To Slaughter". The follow-up to 1997's "The Hollowing" was recorded at Desert Moon Studios in Anaheim, Ca. with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP) and is slated to include ...

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