BLACK SABBATH Drummer Speaks Out On Upcoming Solo Album

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has released a lengthy update via his official web site on the status of his upcoming solo album, "Beyond Aston", his Internet-only single, "Straws", his health and the possibility of future live appearances. "My company, Aston Cross Music, Inc., is making 2,000 copies of 'Straws'," writes Ward. "1,000 ...

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PEARL JAM To Launch World Tour In Australia

PEARL JAM's first world tour in more than two-and-a-half years will kick off Feb. 8 in Brisbane, Australia, according to Australian radio station Triple-J. So far, 10 dates are confirmed in Australia and Japan, with additional shows expected to be added. Former SMITHS guitarist Johnny Marr and his new band, THE HEALERS, will open the ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Finalize Track Listing For 'Steal This Album'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN have finalized the track listing for their collection of outtakes and other previously unreleased tracks, entitled "Steal This Album". It is as follows: 01. Chic 'N' Stu 02. Innervision 03. Bubbles 04. Boom! 05. Nuguns 06. A.D.D. (American Dream Denial) 07. Mr. Jack 08. I-E-A-I-A-I-O 09. 36 10. Pictures 11. Highway ...

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EARACHE & DEICIDE: A Match Made In Bloody Hell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Earache Records is proud to announce its newest signing: DEICIDE. Known the world over as one of the founding fathers of Death Metal, DEICIDE stand strong to this day as one of the most influential and controversial metal bands ever. With a relentlessly brutal sound and uncompromisingly blasphemous lyrics, DEICIDE set the ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Frontman To Support DEF LEPPARD In Japan

THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick will be supporting DEF LEPPARD on their Japanese tour, which is due to kick off on Nov. 17 in Sendai. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 17 – Sendai, JAP @ Zepp Sendai Nov. 18 - Kanazawa, JAP @ Kankou Kaikan Nov. 20 - Nagoya, JAP @ Aichi Kinro Kaikan ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Members Team Up For Seattle Gig

SOULBENDER, the new band formed by QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and ex-MY SISTER'S MACHINE singer Nick Pollock, have announced a show with SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, featuring Scott Rockenfield (drums, QUEENSRŸCHE) and Kelly Gray (guitars, ex-QUEENSRŸCHE), on Dec. 14 at Rocksport Bar & Grill in Seattle, Washington. ...

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