ANTHRAX's BENANTE To Fans: 'Please Don't Download Our Album'

In light of the unusually long lag between the projected European and American release dates of the band's new album, "We've Come For You All", ANTHRAX are understandably worried that the CD's availability on the Internet will cut into its initial sales and offer yet another blow to what has been a career filled with ...

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STONE SOUR To Tour Australia

STONE SOUR, the recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, will embark on an Australian tour in March, according to Metalshop. Exact dates won't be available for a few weeks, but the band are expected to play in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, before setting off for Auckland, New ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE To Film Show For Upcoming DVD

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have announced a headlining gig at Twilight in Ybor City, Florida on Feb. 28, 2003. The show will be filmed for an upcoming DVD. As previously reported, CIRCLE II CIRCLE's debut CD, "Watching In Silence", is due for release in February/March 2003 ...

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Former DOKKEN Guitarist Delays Album, Issues Solo EP

Former DOKKEN and current L/P guitarist George Lynch has pushed back the projected release date of his upcoming solo CD to late 2003. "Because of all the time I have spent working on the L/P and 'Revolution' (remake album of DOKKEN/LYNCH MOB numbers) projects, my long-rumored solo CD has been delayed," Lynch writes on his ...

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CANDLEMASS: Live Album Track Listing Unveiled

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS — vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats "Mappe" Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh — will release a double live album, titled "Doomed For Live - Reunion 2002", on Jan. 20, 2003 through GMR Music Group. The set, which contains a recording of the ...

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BLINDSIDE To Support PAPA ROACH

Swedish emo/rock/hardcore/nu-metal heads BLINDSIDE will be supporting PAPA ROACH on their upcoming U.S. tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 14 - Showbox Theatre – Seattle, WA Jan. 15 - Roseland Theater – Portland, OR Jan. 17 - Big Easy – Boise, ID Jan. 18 - New Oasis – Sparks, NV Jan. 19 - Warfield ...

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RETURN TO THE SABBAT, BAL-SAGOTH Announce London Date

RETURN TO THE SABBAT (featuring former SKYCLAD frontman Martin Walkyier) and BAL-SAGOTH have announced a London, U.K. date on Mar. 22, 2003 at The Garage. The show is a re-booking of their planned London gig on Nov. 29, which was cancelled at the last minute "due to the negligence of the promoter." BLOODSTREAM will open ...

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THE CROWN To Tour Europe

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, will embark on a European tour between Mar. 20 and Apr. 6, 2003. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 22 – Sneek, NETH @ Het Bolwerk Mar. 23 – Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob Apr. 06 – Eindhoven, NETH @ Effenaar ...

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TROUBLE Gig Cancelled?

The fate of TROUBLE's Jan. 21, 2003 gig at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois appears to be uncertain as KITTIE, BIOHAZARD, BRAND NEW SIN and 18 VISIONS have been booked to perform at the venue on the same day. The TROUBLE concert — which was never officially confirmed by the House Of Blues ...

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