Former EMPEROR Drummer To Perform With ABORYM

Former EMPEROR drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun will be performing live with Italian black metallers ABORYM on Sunday, May 30 at Transylvania Live in Milan, Italy. In other news, Bård is currently accepting questions from fans via his official web site. Questions can be sent to [email protected] Please enclose your name, age and country ...

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W.A.S.P.: BLACKIE LAWLESS Taken Ill, Band Cancel Finnish Gig

W.A.S.P. have cancelled tonight's show (May 23) in Finland after mainman Blackie Lawless was taken ill. The group's previously announced gig at Helsinki's Tavastia was called off because Blackie came down with some type of "allergic reaction," according to a statement released by the Tavastia club. It is not presently clear if any additional dates ...

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Online Metal Community ULTIMATEMETAL.COM Acquired By METALAGES.COM

UltimateMetal.com, a popular online community for fans of heavy metal music, has officially been acquired by MetalAges.com. The following is an official statement on the matter by UltimateMetal.com head honcho Mark Bridgeman: "On May 22, 2004, myself and Deron Blevins of MetalAges.com finalized details of the acquisition of UltimateMetal.com in its entirety by MetalAges.com. "I ...

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Report: Dozens Hospitalized After Alternative Rock Concert

The Associated Press is reporting that nearly 50 people were sent to area hospitals, and more than 200 others were treated for heat exhaustion Saturday (May 22) at a Washington D.C. concert that included performances by PAPA ROACH and THE OFFSPRING. The daylong HFStival, sponsored by local alternative rock radio station WHFS-FM, featured acts performing ...

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METALLICA: LARS ULRICH Biography To Be Published In Denmark

A new biography book about METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich is being published in Denmark on June 1. Written by renowned Danish rock journalist Jens Jam Rasmussen, the book is largely based on a collection of interviews with Lars focusing on his life growing up in Denmark and moving to America to form METALLICA. At the ...

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SLAYER To Headline Fall 2004 Installment Of JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR

SLAYER will be headlining the fall 2004 installment of the Jägermeister Music Tour, according to Billboard magazine. No further information is currently available. SLAYER are currently in the studio recording their first album with the original lineup since 1990's "Seasons In the Abyss". A late 2004 release through American Recordings is expected. The band will ...

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