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DR. CHUD's X-WARD To Kick Off Tour This Weekend

X-WARD, the new project led by Dr. Chud, will kick off their 2003 "Diagnosis for Death" tour in Baltimore, Maryland on October 17. Dr. Chud, best known as the drummer for the MISFITS (1995-2000) and the post-MISFITS project GRAVES, steps out from behind the kit to handle vocals in the new group. The band's lineup ...

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BURNTHE8TRACK Sign With ABACUS RECORDINGS

Winnipeg-based BURNTHE8TRACK have inked a deal with Abacus Recordings. The four-piece, whose members include brothers Derek and Jason Kun, Sam Osland and Mike Goreski, formed in the summer of 2001. In the last two years they have opened for a number of high-profile artists, including PROPAGHANDI, THE ATARIS, SUM 41 and THE MISFITS. Packing a ...

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MARDUK Side Project To Appear On Horror-Punk Compilation

DEVILS WHOREHOUSE, the side project of MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson and bassist B. War, will participate in a compilation CD entitled "This Is Horror Punk". The album will be a limited-edition release through Fiendforce Records and is expected to be issued on Halloween (October 31). Other groups set to appear on the album include THE ...

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VICTORY FLAG Name New CD

VICTORY FLAG have set "Red Right 88" as the title for their forthcoming CD, due late 2003/early 2004 through Sin Klub Entertainment. The follow up to their EP, "The Soundtrack To Your Miserable Life", will be their second release with the label. Art will be done once again by Jeff Gaither (THE MISFITS, THE ACCUSED, ...

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SPEEDEALER: New Album Details Revealed

The reformed SPEEDEALER have pushed back the release date of their new album, "Bleed", to November 25 through Dead Teenager Records. Distribution will be handled by Nail/Allegro. "Bleed" was recorded June 10-11, 2003 at Top Hat studios in Austin, Texas. "We think 'Bleed' sounds, for better or worse, how a SPEEDEALER record should [sound] — ...

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GOTHAM ROAD: New Music Posted Online

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), have posted MP3 clips of the tracks "Seasons Of The Witch" and "Bits Of Skin" at their official web site. Check them out at ...

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MISFITS Go Back In Time

MISFITS will release "Misfits Project 1950" on July 28 through Misfits Records in association with Rykodisc. Founding member Jerry Only has recruited Marky Ramone and former BLACK FLAG guitarist Dez Cadena on an album full of classic 1950s hits, including "Donna" by Richie Valens. 1960's pop-rock icon Ronnie Spector known for the classic hits "Be ...

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GOTHAM ROAD To Sell New Demo At Upcoming Shows

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), are in the process of mixing a six-song demo at Demolition Studios with engineer Harry Jack and expect to have it mastered and pressed ...

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MISFITS FIEND FEST 2003 TOUR: More Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for this summer's Misfits Fiend Fest tour, featuring MISFITS, PROJECT 1950, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, and BALZAC. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 23 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre (w/o THE DAMNED) Jul. 24 - San Diego, CA @ 4th & B Jul. 25 - ...

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MURDERDOLLS Dress Up In Drag For Intimate London Gig

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 guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, played an intimate set at top London burlesque club Madam Jo Jo's Monday night (June 2)... in drag, ...

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MISFITS FIEND FEST Tour 2003: First Dates Announced

The first batch of dates for this summer's Misfits Fiend Fest tour have been announced. The trek will feature MISFITS, PROJECT 1950, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, and BALZAC and will kick off on Jul 23 in Tempe, Arizona. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 23 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre ...

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STEVE VAI To Release Collections Of Rarities

STEVE VAI will release the next two installments of "The Secret Jewel Box Set""Archives, Volume 3: Mystery Tracks" and "Archives, Volume 4: Various Artists" — on his birthday, June 6, 2003, exclusively through his official web site, Vai.com. "Archives Vol. 3" is a compilation of Steve's bonus tracks featured on Japanese releases of ...

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MISFITS, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

MISFITS, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, BALZAC and D.I. will team up for a month-long U.S. tour, dubbed Misfits Fiend Fest, beginning on July 24. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. The event will be headlined by the MISFITS all-star lineup of founding member Jerry Only, with special guests Marky Ramone (of ...

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GOTHAM ROAD: Music Posted Online

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), have posted a demo track called "You Awful Me" on their MP3.com web site at this location. GOTHAM ROAD are planning to ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Returns To Action With GOTHAM RD.

GOTHAM RD., the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), are planning enter a Los Angeles studio this summer to record their debut album, due in late 2003/early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Comments On New Band, War With Iraq

The as-yet-unnamed new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER) have spent the past few weeks rehearsing and writing original material, which they plan to begin recording later this month for an EP, tentatively due ...

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GLENN DANZIG To Reunite With THE MISFITS For Summer Tour?

Glenn Danzig is in talks with his former band MISFITS to embark on a reunion tour this summer, reliable sources have informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although no official announcement has yet been made, it is understood that several European promoters and festival organizers have been approached about booking the group, which hasn't performed with in its original ...

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D.R.I. To Embark On North American Tour

D.R.I. have announced plans to resume their 20th Anniversary Tour in May. According to the band, they will be "starting in California, and will be playing across the top of the country, to the East Coast. Once there, we jump around the Northeast. We won't be making it back down south again on this one. ...

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MISFITS To Embark On 25th Anniversary European Tour

MISFITS have announced the details of their 25th Anniversary European tour, set to kick off on Jan. 22 in Barcelona, Spain. The "all-star" lineup of Jerry Only, Marky Ramone (THE RAMONES) and Dez Cadena (BLACK FLAG) will be showcasing a full set of MISFITS classics past and present as well as select classics from THE ...

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PURE RUBBISH Done 'Horrific Disservice' By VARIETY's KELLY OSBOURNE Article

Houston's PURE RUBBISH have issued the following statement via their management company, Singerman Entertainment (MOTÖRHEAD, ZEBRAHEAD, MISFITS, SLAVES ON DOPE): "Variety [the premier publication of the entertainment industry—ed.] has done a horrific disservice to our band, PURE RUBBISH. In their review of Kelly Osbourne's performance December 29th at the Roxy Theater [in West Hollywood, California], ...

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DEATH ANGEL Celebrate New Year With Hometown Gig

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL performed the following set during their New Year's Eve appearance at the Pound in San Francisco, California: 01. 3rd Floor 02. Evil Priest 03. Seemingly Endless Time 04. Mistress of Pain 05. Veil Of Deception 06. Stagnant 07. Cold Gin (KISS cover) 08. Angel Fuck (MISFITS cover) 09. Devil's ...

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MAZE OF TORMENT Sign With HELLSPAWN RECORDS

Sweden's MAZE OF TORMENT have signed a deal with underground cult label Hellspawn Records (DARK FUNERAL, DEATHWITCH, WAR, INFERNAL). The group's long-awaited fourth album, "The Unmarked Graves", is slated for release in February 2003. "The Unmarked Graves", which was recorded at The Abyss studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren in late 2001, was put on ice ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Launches New Band

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves has teamed up with guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER) in an as-yet-unnamed new band which is currently rehearsing and writing original material. Plans exist for the group to record a demo in the next few ...

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BOMB POP MAFIA's DIZZY DRAZTIK: JOEY JORDISON Didn't Write Our Songs

Former THE REJECTS (pre-MURDERDOLLS) and current BOMB POP MAFIA frontman Dizzy Draztik has shot down as "total fucking bullshit" accusations by anonymous posters on BLABBERMOUTH.NET that SLIPKNOT drummer and Dizzy's former THE REJECTS bandmate Joey Jordison was responsible for penning much of the material for Draztik's current project. The following is Draztik's official comment on ...

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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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