ANTHRAX Guitarist Comments On Winning 'Spirit Of Rock' Award

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has commented on winning the "Spirit of Rock" award at the Kerrang! Awards, which were held Thursday night (August 26) at The Brewery in central London. "Comrades, we won at the Kerrang awards!" Scott writes on the group's web site. "They gave us the award for 'Spirit Of Rock' which is ...

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SLIPKNOT Planning 'Big Production' U.S. Tour

SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray has told Launch Radio Networks that they're planning something special for their next U.S. trek. "I think it would be, what, about February next year we'll come back out here, and we got some stuff planned. I don't wanna let it out of the bag, but it's gonna be pretty cool, ...

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AC/DC Singer, Bassist To Headline RED CROSS Benefit Event

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams will headline a benefit concert in Florida that could bring in more than $100,000 for the American Red Cross and its efforts to help replace the things Hurricane Charley blew away, according to the Naples Daily News. The concert, which will take place on September 10 ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Begin Work On Solo Album

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones has posted the following message on his web site: "Well, here I am, back in England. THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY tour has finished and I shall take a few weeks off to recover! The whole experience has been immensely enjoyable and I have found myself inspired by the ...

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KORN: 'Greatest Hits' Release Date Pushed Ahead

The release date for KORN's forthcoming "best of" collection, "Greatest Hits Vol. 1" (Immortal/Epic), has been pushed ahead two weeks to October 5. In addition to such KORN favorites as "A.D.I.D.A.S.", "Falling Away From Me" and "Here To Stay", the 19-track disc will include covers of CAMEO's 1986 top 10 hit "Word Up" and PINK ...

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ALICE COOPER Says His 'Treason' Remarks Were Misinterpreted

ALICE COOPER's comment accusing all rock stars campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry of "treason" was misconstrued and blown out of proportion, according to the singer. During a Canadian stop on his current "Eyes Of Alice Cooper Tour", Cooper commented on the recent tour involving Bruce Springsteen and other Kerry supporters by ...

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PAPA ROACH: New Album Preview Available Online

PAPA ROACH fans can preview the band's upcoming album, "Getting Away With Murder", in its entirety at MTV.com before it hits shelves Tuesday (August 31). The follow-up to 2002's "Lovehatetragedy", "Getting Away With Murder" was produced by Howard Benson (COLD, BLINDSIDE, P.O.D., SEPULTURA) and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, who has previously worked with ...

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Free CD Sampler To Be Given Away On CLASH OF THE DEMIGODS Tour

Ibex Moon Records, along with Conquer Records U.K., are currently putting together a sampler CD that will be given away for free at the Clash of the Demigods European tour 2004, featuring INCANTATION, BEHEMOTH, KRISIUN, and RAGNAROK. The sampler, which will include selections from ESTUARY, BLOODY SIGN, FUNERUS, INCRUST, THORNAFIRE, HELL-BORN, SUPREME LORD, IMMEMORIAL, PERVERSE, ...

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