RAMONES Tribute Changes Title

According to the official web site of MARILYN MANSON, the upcoming RAMONES tribute album, to which MANSON has contributed a cover "The KKK Took My Baby Away", will be titled Ramones Forever and not We're A Happy Family, as previously reported. Due to be issued in August through DV8/Columbia Records, Ramones Forever will contain additional ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Perform "Secret" San Francisco Club Gig

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will perform a special "secret" show at San Francisco's The Pound on Friday July 5th under the name KILL AS ONE (the title of DEATH ANGEL's 1985 Kirk Hammett-produced demo). This special live event will serve as a warm-up for DEATH ANGEL's upcoming appearance at Dynamo Open Air festival, ...

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CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER Reunite, Begin Work On New Studio Album

After 13 years, speedcore pioneers CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER have reunited three of their four original members and are working on material for a proposed fifth album. The present line-up includes Bill Treadway (formerly Bill Crooks, vocals), Rob Nicholson (bass), Les Evans (guitar), and Brian Lehfeldt (WEHRMACHT, drums). In addition, Relapse Records is planning to re-issue their ...

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L.A. GUNS: "Waking The Dead" Track Listing Revealed

L.A. GUNS have completed work on their new CD, entitled Waking The Dead, with producer Andy Johns for a late August/early September release through Spitfire Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Don't Look at Me That Way 02. Let's Roll 03. Waking The Dead 04. Revolution 05. The Ballad ...

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DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON To Guest On New VITAL REMAINS CD

DEICIDE frontman Glen Benton will perform all lead vocals on the forthcoming VITAL REMAINS album, entitled Dechristianized, which is due in late August/early September through Olympic Records in the US and Century Media Records in Europe. In an interview with Benton and VR members Tony Lazaro (guitar) and Dave Suzuki (drums) posted at

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CELINE DION Covers AC/DC?!?!

In the believe-it-or-not department: Canadian chanteuse CELINE DION opened the VH1 Divas Las Vegas show last night with a "ripping guitar version" of AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long". No, we're not kidding. Interested parties can view a re-broadcast of the entire performance on VH1 tonight at 7:00 PM EST/6:00 PM CST. ...

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LOCKUP Japanese Tour, Possible Live Album Announced

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/current THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, will play three shows in Japan with WILL HAVEN and CONVERGE at the end of June. A live LOCKUP album will reportedly be recorded during the tour and ...

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