MACABRE To Issue New Single

MACABRE will issue a new 7" single, titled Drill Bit Lobotomy, in early November via Hater Of God Records. Limited to 2,000 copies, the single will include the original recording of "Drill Bit Lobotomy" that did not make it on to the Dahmer CD and a couple instrumental versions of as-yet-unspecified Dahmer tracks. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN To Tour Next Summer?

LED ZEPPELIN are set to re-group after 22 years for a stadium tour of America, according to Britain's Sun newspaper. The three surviving members — singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones — plan to hit the road next summer and hope to pocket £6.4million (approximately $10 million) for the shows. ...

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DEATH ANGEL Announce West Coast, South American Dates

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have announced the following dates during November/December: Nov. 15 – Anaheim, CA @ The Shack (w/DREAMS OF DAMNATION) Nov. 16 – Anaheim, CA @ The Shack (w/DREAMS OF DAMNATION) Nov. 30 – Sacramento, CA @ The Roadhouse Dec. 07 - Santiago, CHL @ TBA ...

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DEEP PURPLE Bassist Jams With GOV'T MULE

DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover joined GOV'T MULE for a jam onstage at New York's Beacon Theatre on Friday, October 11th. Glover reportedly played two songs with the group — "Going Down" and "Maybe I'm A Leo" — as part of GOV'T MULE's three-hour set, which also included renditions of LED ZEPPELIN, JIMI HENDRIX and ...

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MIDWEST METAL Issue #25 Out Now!

Chicago's longest-running Metal publication Midwest Metal has returned with its 25th issue. Features include: HIGH ON FIRE, OVERKILL, ELECTRIC WIZARD, HATE ETERNAL, EARTHRIDE, SIXTY WATT SHAMAN, SHADOWS FALL and Megaforce Records co-founder Jonny Zazula and much more. To order the 48-page magazine, send $2 US/$4 World (cash only) to Midwest Metal, P.O. Box 183, Brookfield, ...

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SLIPKNOT In Talks With RICK RUBIN To Produce Next CD

SLIPKNOT are in talks with Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLAYER) to produce the band's next studio album, tentatively due in late 2003. It is not presently clear if Rubin has officially agreed to helm the project, which would mark the group's first studio collaboration with someone other than Ross ...

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PAT BOONE Loved His OSBOURNE Neighbors

According to the Osbournes, Pat Boone is the best neighbor one could ever have. As for Boone, the feeling was mutual, he tells the Associated Press. "I've visited with Ozzy and Sharon, and nights when they had loud music playing, they never heard any complaints from me." He says as a fellow musician, he "expected ...

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JASON NEWSTED: I Will Tour With VOIVOD

Former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted has confirmed plans to tour with the latter outfit following the release of the band's next album, The Multiverse, tentatively due in early March. "We plan to tour together... the original members and myself," Newsted wrote in an Oct. 11 post on the official Chophouse Records message ...

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