METALLICA Honored With GOVERNORS AWARD

METALLICA were honored with the 2004 Governors Award for creative excellence and outstanding achievement by the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy. The 2004 Governors Awards gala — the Chapter's largest fundraiser of the year — was held on Monday, March 15 in the Grand Ballroom of the historic Westin St. Francis Hotel in ...

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MISFITS: European Festival Dates Announced

The MISFITS all-star line up of Jerry Only with special guests Marky Ramone (THE RAMONES) and Dez Cadena (BLACK FLAG) will headline festival dates in Belgium and Holland this April in support of the current CD, "Misfits Project 1950". Confirmed dates and venues are as follows: Apr. 22 - Breda, NETH @ Club Mezz Apr. ...

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OFFICIUM TRISTE Complete Work On New Album

Dutch doom/death act OFFICIUM TRISTE have finished the recordings of their third full-length album, entitled "Reason". Recorded at the band's own El Pato studio, it will contain the following tracks: 01. In Pouring Rain 02. The Silent Witness 03. This Inner Twist 04. The Sun Doesn't Shine Anymore 05. A Flower in Decay Mastering will ...

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EVIDENCE ONE Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Germany's EVIDENCE ONE have inked a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records (excluding Japan, where the band's albums will be available through Marquee Records). The group's second album, "Tattooed Heart", will be recorded later this year for a November 2004 release. According to a posting on the band's web site, the man responsible for signing ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Enter German Album Chart At No. 74

CANNIBAL CORPSE's latest CD, "The Wretched Spawn", entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 74. According to the band's record label, Metal Blade Records, this is "pretty good, especially considering the fact that shitloads of copies were imported to Germany from abroad due to the more brutal artwork of that version." "The ...

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BARON ROJO To Open For JUDAS PRIEST In Barcelona

Long-running Spanish hard rockers BARON ROJO have been confirmed as the opening act for JUDAS PRIEST at their June 24 concert at Barcelona's Pavelló Olímpic de Badalona. Upcoming BARON ROJO tour dates, according to the band's web site: Mar. 27 - Montorio (Burgos). Polideportivo. Apr. 02 - Tudela (Navarra). Sala El Bobbo Apr. 17 - ...

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