THE CLASH Frontman Killed By 'Incredibly Rare' Heart Condition

The Sunday Mirror reports THE CLASH frontman Joe Strummer died from an incredibly rare heart condition he didn't know he had. His death certificate reveals he was suffering from an "intra-mural coronary artery' - where one of the heart's main blood vessels grows inside the muscle wall. The condition is so rare there have only ...

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THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND: 'I Am No Paedophile'

THE WHO guitarist Pete Townshend has admitted paying to download child porn from the internet. But the rock legend denied being a paedophile and claimed he only purchased the obscene material as research for a book. Townshend spoke out after reports said a rock star was at the center of an international probe into child ...

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H.I.M. Film New Video

Finland's H.I.M. spent most of last week shooting the second video from their upcoming "Love Metal" album with director Stefan Lindfors. The shoot for the track "Funeral of Hearts" "started with Ville in a rowing boat at the Arctic Ocean in Norway and ended at several outdoor locations near Helsinki," according to the band's official ...

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STRATOVARIUS Hit Brazil

Several photos taken during STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto and drummer Jörg Michael's recent trip to Brazil to promote their upcoming "Elements Part 1" CD have been posted online at this location. "Elements Part 1" is due on Jan. 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE Confirm Second UK Tour

ONE MINUTE SILENCE will follow their January tour of Britain with further shows in March/April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 27 – Aberdeen, UK @ Lemon Tree Mar. 28 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 29 - Newcastle, UK @ University Mar. 30 - Sheffield, UK @ Leadmill Mar. 31 - Manchester, UK @ ...

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LITHIUM Announce Stockholm Gig

Sweden's LITHIUM, the new band featuring former TIAMAT bassist Johnny Hagel on keyboards, will perform a headlining show at Debaser in Stockholm on Thursday, Feb. 27. Also set to appear are "goth-rockers" MALAISE. LITHIUM will support PARADISE LOST and WITHIN TEMPTATION on a short Scandinavian tour in February. The group's debut album, entitled "Cold", was ...

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