ANVIL Rarity Makes Splash On eBay

ANVIL mainman Lips recently commented on the existence of rare copies of the original vinyl version of ANVIL's Hard'n'Heavy LP, issued under the name LIPS, which are currently making the rounds via eBay and other auction sites (a current eBay auction has the item going for upwards of $120): “Just think: the LIPS ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Goes For "TEA" On Canadian Tour

OZZY OSBOURNE's upcoming Canadian tour in support of his latest album, Down To Earth, will include performances by THE TEA PARTY and PROJECT WYZE in the support slots. The dates are as follows: Mar. 03 - Vancouver, BC @ General Motors Place Mar. 05 - Edmonton, AB @ Skyreach Centre Mar. 07 - Winnipeg, MB ...

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LED ZEPPELIN "Break Through" In Commercial Advertising

January 22 / Associated Press As part of a new marketing campaign called Break Through to raise the profile of Cadillac's newest vehicles, the CTS, XLR, Escalade and scalade EXT, television commercials will feature the song Rock and Roll by the group LED ZEPELIN, General Motors Corp. said Tuesday. It's the first time LED ZEPPELIN ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To "Repent" In March/April

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will issue their debut album, entitled Repent, through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records during March/April. Recorded at Studio Underground, Repent will feature guest appearances by THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro, as well as SOILWORK's Peter Vildoer and Bjorn "Speed" Strid. The full track listing for Repent is ...

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CRYOGENIC Debut New Vocalist At Showcase Gigs

Australia's CRYOGENIC will be playing two very special showcase gigs during the month of February. These shows are being used to test new material from their forthcoming album and most of all to showcase their recently announced new frontman Steve Simmons (ex-HENRY'S ANGER). This will be the first time that CRYOGENIC has played in Sydney ...

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CODESEVEN Come To "The Rescue" Later Than Expected

North Carolina's CODESEVEN may be forced to push back the release of their latest CD, entitled The Rescue, as a result of the group's label The Music Cartel having secured a new distribution agreement with Caroline Records. As previously reported, The Rescue was produced by former FUDGE TUNNEL/NAILBOMB frontman Alex Newport. ...

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PAIN Collaborate With BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS Producer On New Single

Sweden's PAIN, led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, have collaborated with mega-producer Max Martin (aka Martin Sandberg—i.e. BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS, CELINE DION) and Per Aldeheim (i.e. DEF LEPPARD, LAMBRETTA) on the second single from the group's just-released third CD, Nothing Remains The Same. Entitled “Just Hate Me”, the track—which was co-written by Martin/Aldeheim and ...

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