THE GATHERING: Dutch Shows To Be Filmed For Live DVD

Several photos of THE GATHERING from world-renowned photographer Peter Blok (winner of World Press photo award 1989 and 15-time "Silver Camera" award winner between 1988 and 2002) will be auctioned off on eBay in December with the proceeds going to charity. Each one-piece limited-edition enlarged photo will come in a 20 x 28 inch (50 ...

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GENE SIMMONS: Hitting The Beavers

In a brand-new interview with The Monitor, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons compared his rise to that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The current California governor probably wasn’t the ideal person for any of the goals he set for himself — Mr. Olympia, super action hero actor and then governor. It didn't stop him, though. "He ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Drummer Signs With EVANS DRUMHEADS

LIFE OF AGONY's Sal Abruscato has signed an exclusive deal with Evans Drumheads. "I am proud to join this reputable drum head company who invented the synthetic drumhead in 1956," Abruscato said in a statement. "No other head has the sound, quality and durability like an Evans drumhead. I look forward to sustaining a long ...

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9MM SOLUTION Sign With STATUE RECORDS

9MM SOLUTION, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based band featuring ex-MORTA SKULD members Dave Gregor, Jason Hellman, Ed Wallner, along with singer Hobbes Caltous, have inked a worldwide licensing, manufacturing, retail distribution and commercial radio promo deal with Los Angeles/Hollywood-based Statue Records. Statue Records will be releasing 9MM SOLUTION's most recent CD, "The Trial", and providing retail store ...

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JAMES MURPHY: Fearing The Wrath Of HURRICANE CHARLEY

Renowned metal guitarist/producer James Murphy (ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) has issued the following alert: "Hurricane Charley (CNN) is barreling its monstrous way on a path that will bring it right down the throats of me and my family.. in just a few hours. I'm wrapping up all the gear I've managed to accumulate since ...

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Australia's THE AMENTA Shoot Video For 'Erebus'

Australian extreme metallers THE AMENTA have began pre-production on the video for "Erebus". The clip is being directed by Steff and Dalibor of Entropy films, directors of the critically acclaimed feature film "Zero Tolerance Squad" (winner of the Best Director and Best Film awards at the Fifth Planet indie film festival). "Erebus" comes off THE ...

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ATTACKER Confirmed For Holland's HEAVY METAL MANIACS FESTIVAL V

Reunited New Jersey metallers ATTACKER have been confirmed as the headliners of the Heavy Metal Maniacs Festival V on Saturday, October 30 at Manifesto in Hoorn, the Netherlands. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include ELIXIR (U.K.), METAL INQUISITOR (Germany), SOLITAIRE (Finland) and CONQUESTADOR (Netherlands). A warm-up party, featuring a performance by INFLUENCE, ...

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