MISERY INDEX Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.), and Bruce Greig (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, NEXT STEP UP), have parted ways with drummer Matt Byers. "Matt has decided himself to move on and do other things in life, and we respect his decision, metal will miss ...

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Former HELLOWEEN Singer To Guest On THALION CD

Former HELLOWEEN frontman Michael Kiske is among the guests confirmed to appear on the debut album from the Brazilian female-fronted progressive metal band THALION (web site). The conceptual CD, entitled "Another Sun", was mixed by Philip Colodetti (SHAMAN, KAMELOT, RHAPSODY) and will feature additional appearances by Fabio Ribeiro (SHAMAN), Fabio Laguna (ANGRA) and ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Offer 'Slighty Amped Tour' On iTunes

According to the official Zakk Wylde fan site SDMFworldwide.com, Zakk Wylde and iTunes have teamed up to offer fans an opportunity to download music from the "Slightly Amped Tour", recorded in 2002 at Westwire Studios in Allentown, Pennsylvania. This tuned-downed acoustic, sometimes electric performance is a rarity and offers Zakk Wylde and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY ...

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CRISIS To Film Video For 'Blood Burden'

CRISIS will be filming a video for the track "Blood Burden" on Saturday, April 10 with director Darren Doane (DEFTONES, AFI, THURSDAY, NILE). Fans interested in appearing in the video are advised to visit the band's official web site and click the "contact" button for further details on how to participate. "Blood Burden" comes off ...

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ATROCITY: 'Cold Black Days' Video Posted Online

Germany's ATROCITY have posted the video for their new single, "Cold Black Days", at this location (Windows Media). "Cold Black Days" comes off the band's forthcoming full-length album, "Atlantis", due on April 26 through Napalm Records. In addition to the title cut, the "Cold Black Days" single features various remixes (including one by ...

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RICKY WARWICK To Release Official 'Bootleg' Album

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has recorded an official "bootleg" album that will not be for sale in traditional retail outlets but only at the forthcoming U.K. and German shows — and then available only via his web site's Internet shop. Featured tracks are: 01. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (RAMONES cover) 02. Nothing ...

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SKINLAB: New Song Available For Download

A brand new SKINLAB track, entitled "Beneath The Surface", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Beneath The Surface" comes off the group's upcoming double-disc set, "Nerve Damage", due on April 20 through Century Media Records. This set comprises 34 tracks, including two new cuts ("Losing All" and "Beneath The ...

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RUSH: European Tour Dates Announced

RUSH have announced the details of their upcoming European tour — the band's first trip to the continent since 1992. RUSH "30th Anniversary Tour" European dates: Sep. 08 – London, UK - Wembley Arena Sep. 09 - London, UK - Wembley Arena Sep. 11 – Birmingham, UK - NEC Arena Sep. 12 – Manchester, UK ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, IN FLAMES: First Dates Announced

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will be teaming up with IN FLAMES for a co-headlining North American tour beginning on May 3 in the Midwest. The month-long run will tentatively wrap up on June 4 on the East Coast. Support at all dates will come from AS I LAY DYING. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May ...

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