HERMANO Confirmed For Holland's DYNAMO OPEN AIR Festival

HERMANO, the new outfit fronted by UNIDA/ex-KYUSS frontman John Garcia, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Dynamo Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 14th at sports park Boshoven in the town of Weert, situated 20 km south of Eindhoven, Holland. The full list of ...

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It's Official: "THE OSBOURNES" To Return For Second Season

The Osbournes will return for a second season on MTV, the cable network announced today. "It's proven to be a seminal show for MTV," network president Van Toffler said. "Part of the charm is that it was so unexpected, and I believe the reason it works is the juxtaposition of the freakiest, weirdest human on ...

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MARILYN MANSON Split With TWIGGY RAMIREZ, Enlist KMFDM Man As Replacement

MARILYN MANSON have split with longtime bassist Twiggy Ramirez and have replaced him with Tim Skold (ex-SHOTGUN MESSIAH/KMFDM). Skold, originally from Sweden, joins fellow MANSON family members John 5 (guitar), M.W. Gacy (keyboards) and Ginger Fish (drums). "I have spent eight months transforming this band and our new songs into an unstoppable juggernaut, and sadly ...

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MURDERDOLLS: "Musical Equivalent Of Being Kicked In The Teeth"

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, are currently mixing their debut album at SR Audio studios in Des Moines, Iowa for a late ...

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THE BLUEPRINT Launch Official Web Site

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have launched their official web site at this location. ...

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HENRY ROLLINS: "West Memphis 3" Album Will Be A Monster!

HENRY ROLLINS has issued a press release detailing the conception of the West Memphis Three benefit album for the three young men—Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin—who were allegedly convicted unfairly of murder. The album—tentatively due in November—will reportedly consist of ROLLINS and his backing band, MOTHER SUPERIOR, covering classic BLACK FLAG songs, with ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Sued By Former Business Associate

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich is being sued for an undetermined sum for breach of contract by the former co-founder of The Music Company, the ill-fated label imprint the pair formed in 1996. Tim Duffy sued Ulrich in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, May 24th, claiming the drummer forced him from his role as the ...

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