A PERFECT CIRCLE Debut New Show For Family And Friends

According to APerfectCircle.us, A PERFECT CIRCLE debuted the new live show privately for friends and family at their rehearsal space in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 24. The new lineup of the band played six new songs, including "Lullaby" (as an intro said to be similar to "Renholdër" opening the shows in 2000), "Pet", "Weak ...

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DEFTONES Singer Discusses Racism In Heavy Metal

Jim DeRogatis of Chicago Sun-Times recently asked DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno if he ever experienced any prejudice as a Hispanic in a scene that is dominated by white rockers and metalheads. "In the beginning, almost every interview we did, that got brought up to us: 'Isn't it weird that you guys play metal?'," Chino recalled. ...

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AMON AMARTH To Perform First-Ever Show In Israel

Sweden's AMON AMARTH will play their first-ever live show in Israel on August 14 at the Barbi CluB in Tel Aviv. Support at the concert will come from LENG TCH'E, the Belgian grindcore band featuring Sven De Caluwé of ABORTED, and the young and promising local death metal band SOLITARY. ...

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BURNT BY THE SUN Complete Work On New CD

Relapse Records recording artists BURNT BY THE SUN have completed work on their highly-anticipated new album, entitled "The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good". "The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good" was recorded at New Jersey's Trax East Studio with producer Matt Bayles (ISIS, VENDETTA RED, MASTODON, BLOOD BROTHERS). The final track listing ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drummer Says The Group's Fans Are The Best

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM drummer Craig Nielsen says that, despite the small turnouts for the group's recent gigs, he is overwhelmed by the enthusiasm displayed by the group's following, many of whom will travel hours to see the group perform live. "Die-hard FLOTSAM fans are about the best audience, big or small, any band could ever ...

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TROUBLE To Record New Album In October

Reunited doom legends TROUBLE, who recently replaced longtime bassist Ron Holzner with Chuck Robinson (formerly of THIS TORTURED SOUL), are set to enter the studio in October with producer Vincent Wojno (MACHINE HEAD, KREATOR, KONKHRA) to record their long-awaited new album, titled "Seven". According to frontman Eric Wagner, 15 songs have been written so far ...

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MANMADEGOD: More Tour Dates Announced

San Francisco Bay Area's MANMADEGOD, featuring former FORBIDDEN guitarist Craig Locicero and drummer Steve Jacobs, have lined up a month's worth of new dates, including shows with TAPROOT, RA, and a string of dates on the upcoming ADEMA/POWERMAN 5000/SPINESHANK tour. Upcoming MANMADEGOD tour dates: Jul. 25 - Old Bridge, NJ - Birch Hill Night Club ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Tour Manager Passes Away At OZZFEST Stop

Robert "Bobby" Thomson, longtime tour manager for Ozzy Osbourne, passed away in his sleep and was discovered Thursday morning (July 24) in his Detroit hotel room. He was in Detroit with Ozzfest. Thomson, 50, had been battling throat cancer for the last 18 months. Born in Wallyford, Scotland, Thomson had worked with Ozzy Osbourne for ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new THE PROJECT HATE track, titled "Congregate", has been posted online at this location. "Congregate" comes off the group's forthcoming third album, "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate", due on August 25 through ENTOMBED's label imprint, Threeman Recordings. The follow-up to "When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours" will contain the ...

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