Metal Band Plays For Sheep, Has To Dodge Poop Piles

BRIDLINGTON, England (Wireless Flash) — Lots of bands pay their dues by playing crappy gigs, but how many have to worry about stepping in their audience's feces? That's the dilemma faced by British metal band TORSOHORSE, which has been forced to book bi-weekly sessions in a local sheep barn when they couldn't find a regular ...

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PITCHSHIFTER To Skip ILL NIÑO Tour, Record Live Album

PITCHSHIFTER have officially confirmed that they have dropped off the forthcoming European tour with ILL NIÑO. "PITCHSHIFTER are sad to announce that due to conflicting studio dates, they will no longer be able to go out with ILL NIÑO on the upcoming European tour," states a message on the group's official web site. "The band ...

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NIRVANA Leaked Track Listing 'Incorrect': COURTNEY LOVE's Manager

It would appear Amazon jumped the gun with their catalog listing of the upcoming NIRVANA compilation. Courtney Love's manager James Barber confirmed to Australia's Undercover that the Amazon track listing published earlier this week is incorrect, but added that the "remastering is incredible, especially for the Sub Pop-era and Nevermind material". He also confirmed that ...

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C.R.A.N.K. Launch Official Web Site

C.R.A.N.K., the Stockholm-based project featuring CANDLEMASS guitarist Mats "Mappe" Björkman, singer Alex Swerdh, guitarist Ulf Larsson (of the KISS cover band KYSS), and ex-LIONS SHARE members Johan Koleberg (drums) and Pontus Egberg (bass), have launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, C.R.A.N.K. — whose musical direction is described as ...

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RAMMSTEIN To Issue New Single

RAMMSTEIN will be releasing a new single, "Feuer Frei!" , to coincide with the German theatrical release of XXX, the new film from director Rob Cohen in which the industrial rockers perform the track during the movie's opening scene. Due on October 14th, the single contains exclusive bonus tracks, including a remix by Junkie XL ...

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RAW POWER Guitarist Dead At 45

Giuseppe Codeluppi, guitar player for the influential Italian punk/hardcore band RAW POWER, suffered a heart attack last Sunday while playing soccer and died at the hospital later that same day. He was 45 years old. All RAW POWER fans wishing to offer their condolences can do so via the group's official message board at

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PRIMAL FEAR Cancel Scandinavian Tour

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have cancelled their Scandinavian dates due to "business and money problems between our agency and the local promoters," according to the band's official web site. "We want to apologize and [say that] PRIMAL FEAR are not responsible for these actions and that the cancellation is [due to circumstances beyond our ...

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