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DYING FETUS Part Ways With Singer

DYING FETUS have parted ways with vocalist Vince Matthews. "This action was taken due to a number of musical, professional, and personal reasons that we feel do not need elaboration at this time," the band write on their web site. "However, Vince remains a longtime friend of several DYING FETUS members and we wish him ...

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GENITORTURERS To Embark On 'Halloween Tour'

Florida-based shock-rockers GENITORTURERS have announced a number of dates in October/November. The upcoming tour will concentrate on the Midwest and East Coast and includes a special appearance by GWAR on Halloween night at Philadelphia's Electric Factory. GENITORTURERS "Halloween Tour 2004": Oct. 20 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club Oct. 21 - Nashville, TN - ...

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GWAR: 'War Party' Cover Artwork Posted Online

GWAR have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "War Party", at this location. The long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived", "War Party" was recorded at Wreckroom Studios in Richmond, Va. and was mixed at the Chop Shop in New York City. Handling the production duties was Glen Robinson, who worked ...

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GWAR Name New Album, Announce Headlining Tour

GWAR have set "War Party" as the title of their new album, due on October 26 through DRT Entertainment. The long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived" was recorded at Wreckroom Studios in Richmond, Va. and was mixed at the Chop Shop in NYC. Handling the production duties was Glen Robinson, who worked with the ...

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GWAR Set Release Date For New Album

GWAR have set an October 26 release date through DRT Entertainment for their long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived". The as-yet-untitled CD is being recorded at Wreckroom Studios in Richmond, Va. and will be mixed at the Chop Shop in NYC. Handling the production duties is Glen Robinson, who worked with the band on ...

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WATCH THEM DIE To Film 'Sadist Ways' Video

Oakland-based purveyors of aggression WATCH THEM DIE will be shooting a video for their song "Sadist Ways" in the Los Angeles area on August 21. As previously reported, WATCH THEM DIE will embark on a national U.S. tour alongside BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION and GOATWHORE this summer. The trek kicks off on July 25 ...

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WATCH THEM DIE Commence Songwriting Process For New Album

Oakland-based purveyors of aggression WATCH THEM DIE will embark on a national U.S. tour alongside BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION and GOATWHORE this summer. The trek kicks off on July 25 and wraps up on August 19. The group have just returned home after completing a highly successful run with GWAR, which also included a ...

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Fan Shot After Attending GWAR Concert

A GWAR fan was shot on a Texas freeway while returning home from seeing the group in Dallas on April 27. According to a May 8 story published in the Star-Telegram, Brandon Fortich said that car pulled alongside him as he rested in the parking lot of La Quinta Inn on Northwest 19th Street in ...

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GWAR, FU MANCHU Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

GWAR and FU MANCHU have both inked deals with DRT Entertainment, the independent label founded last year by senior music industry executives Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Ted Green. GWAR's forthcoming follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived" will mark the group's first release since leaving Metal Blade Records, who have issued all of the band's ...

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GWAR Launch New Web Site

GWAR have launched a new web site, SlavePitInc.com, dedicated to other bands that are related to GWAR/Slave Pit Inc. but not updated on the group's official web site, such as LAZY AMERICAN WORKERS and MENSREA. "In the future, the site will also have its own merchandise section that will carry items that are ...

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WATCH THEM DIE To Open For GWAR

Oakland-based purveyors of aggression WATCH THEM DIE will embark on a national U.S. tour alongside GWAR this May. The group kick off their touring insanity with a short West Coast run with DARKEST HOUR on April 9 and will wrap things up in early June. This quintet rose from the ashes of several highly influential ...

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GWAR: Tour Dates Announced

GWAR have lined up the following dates during April/May: Apr. 16 - Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy's Apr. 17 - North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues Myrtle Beach Apr. 19 - Tallahassee, FL @ Floyd's Music Store Apr. 20 - Tampa, FL @ Masquerade Apr. 21 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room Apr. ...

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Former NOTHINGFACE Members Launch New Projects

Former NOTHINGFACE guitarist Tom Maxwell and drummer Tommy Sickles have announced the formation of COLDWHITECHRIST with bassist Jerry Montano (DEADLIGHTS, DANZIG). Tom Maxwell explains, "After Ozzfest, Tommy and I decided to start a project with our longtime friends Jerry and Chad Gray (MUDVAYNE). We began recording demos with Drew Mazurek (LINKIN PARK, GWAR, NOTHINGFACE), and ...

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WARRIOR: New Song Available For Download

A brand new WARRIOR track, titled "Salvation", has been made available for download from this location. "Salvation" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "The Wars Of Gods And Men", due on February 24 through Reality Entertainment. The CD, which features guest appearances by KROKUS vocalist Marc Storace and GODHEAD guitarist Mike Miller, contains ...

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THE BURDEN BROTHERS To Release Debut CD

THE BURDEN BROTHERS, the Dallas-based band featuring guitarist/vocalist Vaden Todd Lewis (THE TOADIES), bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS), drummer Taz Bentley (REVEREND HORTON HEAT, LOADED, TENDERLOIN, IZZY STRADLIN), and guitarists Corey Rozzoni (CLUMSY, HAPPINESS FACTOR) and Casey Hess (DOOSU), will be issuing their debut CD, "Buried In Your Black Heart", on Tuesday, November 18 ...

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SPEEDEALER: More Tour Dates Announced

The reformed SPEEDEALER, now featuring bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Aug. 13 – Austin, TX @ Emo's Aug. 14 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Green Door Aug. 15 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad Aug. 16 – Phoenix, AZ ...

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SPEEDEALER To Tour West Coast, Canada In August

The reformed SPEEDEALER, now featuring bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), will launch a tour of the West coast and Western Canada beginning August 13. Support at all dates will come from BAD WIZARD and BOULDER. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. SPEEDEALER have just completed work ...

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SPEEDEALER Name New Album

The reformed SPEEDEALER, now featuring bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), have set "Bleed" as the title for their fifth studio album, tentatively due in September through Dead Teenager Records. The follow-up to last year's "Second Sight" was produced by Jeff Pinkus (BUTTHOLE SURFERS). In other news, SPEEDEALER will ...

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THE HELLIONS To Perform At WEST MEMPHIS THREE Benefit

THE HELLIONSCasey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS, X-COPS, SPEEDEALER, BURDEN BROTHERS), Dave Woodard (PORNLAB, BILLYCLUB, REO SPEEDEALER), Mike T (KILL CREEPS, PUNCTURE), Mark Baker (ARMSTRONG, ROLLER), and Mike Todd (FAITH BOMB) — are scheduled to play a Free The West Memphis Three benefit on Tuesday, June 3 at The Canyon Club in Dallas, Texas. ...

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GWAR's URUNGUS Records Guest Appearance For BALLISTIC's Debut

Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus of GWAR) has laid down a "hellish" vocal spot on a track called "The Dissection" for the forthcoming self-titled debut album from BALLISTIC, due in July through New York-based AR Records in the U.S. and Metal Blade Records in Europe. BALLISTIC, who feature in their ranks former DEUCE / TENSION ...

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SPEEDEALER Announce U.S. Tour

The reformed SPEEDEALER, now featuring bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), will embark on a three-week tour of the U.S. during June/July. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 26 - San Antonio, TX @ Sin 13 Jun. 27 – Austin, TX @ 710 Jun. 28 – Dallas, TX @ ...

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SPEEDEALER Reform, Plan To Record New Album

SPEEDEALER have reformed and are working on material for a new album, which they plan to record in late April/early May with Jeff Pinkus (BUTTHOLE SURFERS). The revamped lineup, which includes bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, RIGOR MORTIS, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS) will play at The Gypsy Tea Room in Dallas, Texas on Friday, ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: 'I Love GWAR'

Despite having previously cited GWAR as an example of a band that has lost their relevance, SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor says that he "loves" the group and insists that his previous comments about the band were based on the fact that they "have not been prominent in the music scene for a long ...

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