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Long-Awaited KCUF Debut To Surface Early Next Year

According to MTV.com, ex-AMEN bassist John "Tumor" Fahnestock and former GWAR merch salesman/singer Crazy White Sean are gearing up for the release of the debut album by their new band KCUF, which should be out early next year. "Modern Primitive" features guest appearances by SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian, SLIPKNOT DJ Sid Wilson ...

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AEROSMITH, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ Venue: Pepsi Arena City/State: Albany, N.Y. Date: Nov. 30, 2005 Gross Sales: $1,136,582 Attendance: 12,662 Capacity: 12,662 Artist/Event: AEROSMITH, LENNY KRAVITZ Venue: Wolstein Center City/State: Cleveland, Ohio Date: Dec. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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FEAR FACTORY, NINE INCH NAILS, AEROSMITH, H.I.M. Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: FEAR FACTORY, SOILWORK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARKANE Venue: House of Blues City/State: San Diego, Calif. Date: Nov. 27, 2005 Gross Sales: $8,916 Attendance: 406 Capacity: 1,100 Artist/Event: NINE INCH NAILS, SAUL WILLIAMS Venue: Cox Arena City/State: ...

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A DOZEN FURIES Tapped To Open Select Dates For DISTURBED

A DOZEN FURIES, who won a highly coveted tour spot on Ozzfest 2005 after beating out North Carolina's CYNDER (now CYN) in MTV's "Battle for Ozzfest" finale, have been tapped to open the remaining dates of the first leg of DISTURBED's Jägermeister Music Tour after current opener CORROSION OF CONFORMITY finishes on December 14. The ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND To Tour U.S. With OPETH?

DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND are in talks to possibly open for OPETH on their upcoming U.S. headlining tour beginning in February 2006. No further details are currently available. DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND recently completed work on their new studio album, "Synchestra", tentatively due in the spring. The making of the album "was a very enjoyable experience for ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRŸCHE, W.A.S.P., FEAR FACTORY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Newport Music Hall City/State: Columbus, Ohio Date: Nov. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: $29,250 Attendance: 1,170 Capacity: 1,400 Artist/Event: QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Lifestyle Communities Pavilion City/State: Columbus , Ohio Date: Sept. ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Electric Factory City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: Oct. 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,758 Capacity: 2,250 Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Venue: Hampton Beach Casino City/State: Hampton, N.H. Date: Oct. 29, 2005 Attendance: ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DANZIG, H.I.M. Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE, ANGRA Venue: Arena Skol City/State: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: Sept. 9, 2005 Attendance: 22,654 Capacity: 35,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE Venue: Claro Hall City/State: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Date: Sept. 8, 2005 Attendance: ...

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RIGOR MORTIS: More Tour Dates Announced

The original RIGOR MORTIS lineup of Bruce Corbitt, Mike Scaccia (MINISTRY, REVOLTING COCKS), Casey Orr (GWAR, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), and Harden Harrison (PERVIS, SPEEDEALER, MITRA) have lined up the following tour dates: Oct. 27 - College Station, TX - Time's Square Oct. 28 - Houston, TX - Forgettabout It's Oct. 29 - ...

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PRONG To Headline Minnesota's THE REAPER'S BALL Festival

PRONG will be headlining The Reaper's Ball, an independently produced metal festival making its first-year debut on Saturday, October 29, at the Station 4 nightclub in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Created by Nathan Block of SwordLord Productions and Brian Huebner of Left Alone Creations, The Reaper's Ball will feature national and local acts headlining side-by-side. ...

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SUPLECS: PEPPER KEENAN-Produced Album to Surface In November

SUPLECS' new full-length album, "Powtin' on the Outside, Pawty on the Inside", will be released on on November 8 via Nocturnal Records. The long-awaited CD will be supported with national tour dates to be announced shortly. "Powtin' on the Outside, Pawty on the Inside" was produced by CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's inimitable frontman Pepper Keenan (also ...

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GWAR: More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates Announced

Mutant metal-masters GWAR are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their rebirth on Earth with a triumphant tour of their most depraved stomping grounds. Beginning October 7 and lasting until everything is dead, North America shall reel under the savage assault of GWAR, the most dangerous band in this or any other universe. Fresh from their ...

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RIGOR MORTIS To Unveil 'The Bloody Rhino' Guitar

Bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS) of the reunited Texas thrashers RIGOR MORTIS has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Before the RIGOR MORTIS show on Nov. 4th at The North 6 club in New York City, guitarist Mike Scaccia and First Act Guitars will unveil the 'The Bloody Rhino'. The ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Tour With GWAR

DEVILDRIVER will be direct support to GWAR on their upcoming North American tour that will also feature A DOZEN FURIES and MENSREA. Beginning on October 7 in Sayreville, NJ and running through November 11 in Seattle, WA, the tour will traverse the United States playing storied venues, including the Palladium in Worcester, MA, the House ...

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GWAR Frontman: 'METAL BLADE Get All My Respect And Love'

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to clarify some of his comments made in a recent interview regarding the group's previous label, Metal Blade Records. In an chat with Blasting-Zone.com, portions of which were republished here on August 8, Brockie had the following to say about GWAR's split with ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Tour Europe With MESHUGGAH

Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD recently completed a highly successful run on the inaugural Sounds of The Underground tour in support of their genre-defying breakthrough new album, "Alien", which critics are already hailing as their best offering yet. The group's overly intense live performances captivated the uninitiated crowds who were immediately drawn to the band's ...

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SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND Tour Spotlighted On 'Metal Injection'

"Metal Injection", the Internet streaming video show, currently has two hours' worth of coverage from the Sounds of the Underground tour, featuring interviews with: LAMB OF GOD, GWAR, UNEARTH, OPETH, CHIMAIRA, EVERY TIME I DIE, THE RED CHORD, A LIFE ONCE LOST and Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records. In addition, the episode features videos ...

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Hazardous Mutation - MUNICIPAL WASTE

It sounds to me like four young dudes got into their older brothers' record collections and discovered the raucous music of crossover bands like D.R.I. and full-on thrashers like EXODUS and NUCLEAR ASSAULT, then decided to take matters into their own hands. "Hazardous Mutation", by Richmond, Virginia's MUNICIPAL WASTE, is a direct descendent of the ...

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GWAR, DEVILDRIVER, A DOZEN FURIES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

GWAR, DEVILDRIVER, and A DOZEN FURIES will reportedly be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in October. The package is currently scheduled to appear at The NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia on October 21, with more dates to be announced soon. GWAR are continuing to tour in support of their first-ever live recording, "Live From ...

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Reunited RIGOR MORTIS To Embark On 'Reanimate' Tour

The original RIGOR MORTIS line up of Bruce Corbitt, Mike Scaccia (MINISTRY, REVOLTING COCKS), Casey Orr (GWAR, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), and Harden Harrison (PERVIS, SPEEDEALER, MITRA) have announced their first shows together in 15 years. The Re-Animate tour starts with a handful of Texas dates in October, with tentative plans to continue ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE: New Song Available For Download

Richmond thrash-core kings MUNICIPAL WASTE have finished work on their debut album for Earache Records. Entitled "Hazardous Mutation", the CD was recorded in the band's hometown of Richmond, Virginia by Corey Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus of GWAR). "We are very excited about this record and we feel it's by far our best material to date," stated ...

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