Y&T Announce Additional West Coast Dates

The reformed Y&T have announced several additional West Coast shows during November. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 01 - Sacramento, CA @ The Roadhouse Nov. 02 - Concord, CA @ Pavillion (w/JOURNEY, MONTROSE) Nov. 07 - Hollywood, CA @ Key Club Nov. 08 - Anaheim, CA @ Galaxy Theater(w/MONTROSE) Nov. 09 - ...

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MNEMIC: 2002 Demo Posted Online

The Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have completed work on their 2002 Promo CD with producer Tue Madsen (i.e. THE HAUNTED, KONKHRA, 2 TON PREDATOR, etc.) at AntFarm Studios. A self-described mixture of MESHUGGAH, DEVIN TOWNSEND and FEAR FACTORY, the group have made ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Split With MASSACRE, Seek New Record Deal

THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have parted ways with Massacre Records and are presently seeking a new deal. According to guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson), "we do not want to make the same mistake again and sign a deal too fast this time as those two years ...

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KILLING JOKE Reunite, Commence Work On 'Most Violent' Opus To Date

The reunited KILLING JOKE — featuring vocalist Jaz Coleman, guitarist Geordie, bassist Paul Raven (ex-PRONG), and drummer Ted Parsons (ex-GODFLESH/PRONG) — are reportedly tracking their new album in London and Los Angeles with producer Andy Gill for an early 2003 release. According to sources, the forthcoming CD will be the group's "most violent" opus to ...

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BLUE OYSTER CULT Record Show For Live CD/DVD

BLUE OYSTER CULT recorded the June 21st show at Navy Pier's Skyline Stage for an upcoming live CD and DVD, entitled Long Day's Night. Among the cuts recorded for possible inclusion on the CD/DVD are the following: 01. Stairway to the Stars 02. Burnin' for You 03. OD'd on Life Itself 04. E.T.I. 05. Dance ...

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CRYSTAL BALL To Support DORO, U.D.O.

Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL have been confirmed as the support act on the first leg of DORO's European tour between October 23rd and November 3rd. They will then jump over to the U.D.O. European trek, which will take them through November 17th. Also scheduled to appear on the DORO tour as co-support are MESSIAHS ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Launch U.S. Tour In October

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, featuring PANTERA/DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo, will be touring the U.S. between October 7th and October 21st, the group have confirmed via their official web site. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly SUPERJOINT RITUAL's first-ever DVD, entitled SUPERJOINT RITUAL — Live In Dallas, is due for release on September 24th through the ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Commence Work On New CD, Publish Autobiography

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER are currently finishing up pre-production for their forthcoming CD, which will be recorded between October and December at Principal Studios near Muenster, Germany. The Resetti Brothers and GRAVE DIGGER frontman Chris Boltendahl will assume the production duties during the sessions. According to an official statement, "all music is written and ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Kick Off North American Tour In October

GUNS N' ROSES will kick off a 40-plus date North American arena tour in late October in the Northeastern U.S., according to Billboard Bulletin. So far, no dates have yet been announced, although rumors suggest that an October 22nd date at Chicago's Allstate Arena is in the works. Reports that the band is asking for ...

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