Former THE REJECTS Frontman Resurfaces In BOMB POP MAFIA

BOMB POP MAFIA, the new group fronted by former THE REJECTS (pre-MURDERDOLLS) singer Dizzy Draztik, recently spent time recording material for a possible EP or full-length LP release later in the year. The band, which also includes guitarist Gizmo and bassist Zarrie (a second guitarist and drummer will be announced soon), "are going to demo ...

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RAMONES Tribute Album Gets Pushed Back

The long-awaited tribute album to the RAMONES, We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to the Ramones, has been pushed back to December. The Rob Zombie-produced CD, which was originally expected in August and was then pushed back to November 12th, is now due on December 24th via DV8/Columbia Records. The full track listing for the ...

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BESEECH: ABBA Cover Posted Online

Swedish "gothic metal" act BESEECH have posted their ultra-heavy cover of ABBA's "Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)" via their MP3.com web site at this location. Also available for download is the song "Between The Lines", taken from the group's latest CD, Souls Highway. ...

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Former DEPSWA, Current <151> Members Join Forces In New Group

Former DEPSWA drummer Colin Torres and TRAK 13 vocalist Jeff Zazueta have joined forces with members of Southern California's in an as-yet-unnamed new project. The quintet will enter an Orange County studio this week to begin work on a three-song demo with manager/producer Thom Hazaert (CHIMAIRA, SW1TCHED, ERASE THE GREY, DEPSWA) at the helm. ...

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ADEMA Record ALICE IN CHAINS Cover

ADEMA have recorded a cover of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Nutshell" for inclusion on an upcoming EP. "We took a two week break from the road and recorded some tracks for an upcoming EP and we recorded a version of ALICE IN CHAINS' 'Nutshell'," singer Marky Chavez told Metal Hammer. "The EP will be called Insomniac's ...

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MUDVAYNE Announce Headlining Dates

MUDVAYNE have announced a host of dates for their upcoming fall headlining tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 25 - Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights Oct. 26 - Elizabeth, NJ - Rex Plex @ The Elizabeth Center Oct. 27 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre Oct. 29 - Allentown, PA - ...

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GLASSJAW Singer Taken Ill — Band Cancel European Tour

GLASSJAW have been forced to cancel their current European tour after singer Daryl Palumbo was taken ill. Daryl has reportedly been suffering from Crohn's Disease for many years and was apparently stricken with a particularly strong episode of the condition while on tour in France. Crohn's disease causes inflammation in the intestine and usually occurs ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: Ticket Pre-Sales Begin In Ohio, Michigan

Ticket pre-sale for the following GUNS N' ROSES dates began this morning at 8:00 a.m.: Nov. 21 - Auburn Hills, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills Nov. 24 - Cleveland, OH @ Gund Arena Pre-sale for the November 17th date at Mark of the Quad Cities in Moline, Illinois is set to begin tomorrow morning ...

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SATYRICON Perform Surprise Set In Oslo

Norway's SATYRICON performed a surprise three-song set last night (October 1st) at Oslo venue John Dee's five-year anniversary party. "For us it was an opportunity to test a few songs in front of a crowd before the real shit [the European tour] begins," states a message on the band's official web site. "We played three ...

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