GUNS N' ROSES: More U.S. Dates Leaked

GUNS N' ROSES have lined up the following dates as part of the American leg of their world tour: Nov. 18 – Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena Dec. 02 – Boston, MA @ FleetCenter Dec. 05 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden Dec. 06 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Union Center Tickets for ...

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MADRIGAL Part Ways With Drummer

Gothenburg, Sweden-based "goth metal" band MADRIGAL have parted ways with drummer Marcus Bergman. "He's been having problems with his ears for quite some time now," guitarist Kristoffer Sundberg stated. "He also wants to play a different type of music (not metal). It was sad when he announced [his decision to leave the group] but it ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Announce Two U.S. Tours

Relapse Records recording artists HIGH ON FIRE have announced two forthcoming U.S. tours in support of their recent release, Surrounded By Thieves. The band will embark on a two-week trek with SUPERJOINT RITUAL beginning October 7th in Orlando and running through October 21st in Austin, TX. Immediately following the SUPERJOINT RITUAL tour, HIGH ON FIRE ...

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REVEREND To Headline Germany's METAL MAFIA FESTIVAL

REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH/current WAYNE frontman David Wayne and BYFIST guitarists Davey Lee and Notch Vara, have been confirmed to headline the 5th Anniversary Metal Mafia Festival on December 13th in Aschaffenburg, Germany. As previously reported, REVEREND will also headline the Black Rose Festival in Dordrecht, Holland on December 8th. ...

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SOCIETY 1 Ink Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Earache Records is proud to announce its newest worldwide signing: SOCIETY 1. Fronted by Hollywood extremist, Matt Zane, SOCIETY 1 are at the forefront of the new breed of L.A. metal bands. With a pounding industrial pulse, ballistic guitars and Matt Zane's unparallelled rage, SOCIETY 1 have inspired comparisons to MARILYN MANSON, ...

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Ex-MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT Drummer Gets Endorsed

Former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos (currently in THE SERVANTS) has landed an endorsement deal with Moon Drum Co. As part of the deal, Moon has given Kontos his own signature set, made to Chris' specifications: Big, solid, fat drums. 14X16 tom, 16X18 floor, 18X18 floor, 24X18 kick, 14X6 & ½ snare. The shells are ...

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DARKANE To Make Live Debut In UK, Japan

Sweden's DARKANE will make their live debut in UK and Japan in November. Support at the UK dates will come from CRIMINAL and DESCENT while the Japanese tour will include MASTODON and HIGH ON FIRE. The details are as follows: Nov. 11 – Cardiff, UK - Clwb Ifor Bach Nov. 12 – London, UK - ...

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TOMAHAWK To Headline CMJ MARATHON Opening-Night Party

TOMAHAWK, the "all star" band featuring former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, ex-HELMET drummer Jon Stainer, former JESUS LIZARD guitarist Duane Denison, and ex-THE COWS/current MELVINS bassist Kevin Rutmanis, will headline the opening-night party at this year's CMJ Marathon on October 30th at the Roxy in New York City. Also scheduled to appear on ...

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CRAZY TOWN To Issue 'Darkhorse' In November

CRAZY TOWN have set Darkhorse as the title of their sophomore album, due on November 12th via Columbia Records. Darkhorse was produced by Howard Benson (P.O.D., SEPULTURA, SKINDRED) and is the follow-up to CRAZY TOWN's 1999 debut, The Gift Of Game. Among the collaborators in the studio was WEEZER frontman Rivers Cuomo, who added a ...

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SUICIDE SHIFT Mini-Clip Posted Online

A 20-second clip of SUICIDE SHIFT — the new San Francisco Bay Area band featuring SADUS/TESTAMENT bassist Steve DiGiorgio, SADUS frontman Darren Travis, and TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy — performing live at The Pound in San Francisco on September 13th can be viewed at this location. ...

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