D.R.I. Spring Tour Dates Announced

D.R.I. have announced the dates for their upcoming spring US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 26 - Fort Collins, CO @ Starlight Mar. 27 - Omaha, NE @ Ranch Bowl Mar. 28 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue Mar. 29 - La Crosse, WI @ Warehouse Nightclub Mar. 30 - Aurora, IL @ Rock ...

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BACKYARD BABIES Announce Tribute Appearances, Land Swedish Grammy

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have just finished recording a version of THE RAMONES' "Pet Cemetery" with producer Pelle Gunnerfeldt (FIRESIDE) for the upcoming RAMONES tribute album The Song Ramones The Same. Other artists set to appear on the tribute CD are THE HIVES, THE HELLACOPTERS, SAHARA HOTNIGHTS and THE DICTATORS, among others. In other news, BACKYARD ...

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VOODOO GLOW SKULLS Ink Deal With Victory Records

California's VOODOO GLOW SKULLS have inked a deal with Victory Records. Commented vocalist Frank Casillas on the signing: “We are very excited about this! Victory is one of the few independent labels out there that still maintains punk/hardcore credibility.” The band has just entered the studio to begin work on the new CD for a ...

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QUEENSRYCHE Duo Set To Attend Grammy Awards

QUEENSRYCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and vocalist Geoff Tate will reportedly be attending the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS on Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Grammy Awards are telecast annually to an international audience of over two billion in 180 ...

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VADER Begin Recording New CD, Announce Title Change

Polish death metal veterans VADER have changed the title of their forthcoming album from Epitaph to Revelations. The band's first CD with ex-HUNTER four-stringer Simon (who replaced Shambo last year), Revelations is currently being recorded at Red Studio (the same studio where the group's Litany and Reign Forever World CDs were recorded) with producer with ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Issue DVD, Live Album

MY DYING BRIDE will be issuing a DVD version of their long-form video For Darkest Eyes for the first time on April 22nd. Included in the release are all of MDB's promo videos to date, namely the following: 01. Symphonaire Infernus 02. The Thrash Of Naked Limbs 03. Songless Bird 04. I Am The Bloody ...

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PEARL JAM To Leave Epic Records?

According to the New York Daily News, PEARL JAM are looking to leave Epic Records and are in talks with J Records about signing a new deal with the label. J head honcho Clive Davis has reportedly been talking with the Seattle band about the move. At press time, no official announcement had yet been ...

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BESEECH Push Back "Souls Of Highway" Release Date

Swedish gothic metal act BESEECH have pushed back the release date of their third full-length album, entitled Souls Highway, to April 2nd through Napalm Records. A limited-edition digipack release (around 6,000), containing the group's cover of ABBA's "Gimme Gimme Gimme", will be made available at the same time. ...

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