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AEROSMITH Guitarist To Sign Copies Of Horse Book

On Saturday, November 13, AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be at the Barnes & Noble College Store in Boston, MA to sign copies of the new book, "People We Know, Horses We Love", written by Jill Rappaport (of the "Today Show") and Wendy Wilkinson. The book takes a unique look at well-known people and their ...

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GRAVE Announce Deal With Swedish Booking Agency

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have hooked up with the Swedish booking agency The Agency Group. "Sharing booking agency with such bands as ENTOMBED, THE HAUNTED, HELLFUELED, NASUM etc.. feels like an important and necessary step in the right direction," the band write on their web site. As previously reported, GRAVE are currently working on ...

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GRAVE To Embark On European Tour In January

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE are currently working on a European tour, which is scheduled to start in early January 2005. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, GRAVE will be supporting DEICIDE at the Stockholm stop of their European tour on November 16 at Mondo (Club Aggression). Other bands appearing ...

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GRAVE To Support DEICIDE In Stockholm

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE will be supporting DEICIDE at the Stockholm stop of their European tour on November 16 at Mondo (Club Aggression). Other bands appearing on the bill are ARKHON INFAUSTUS and RELEVANT FEW. GRAVE's latest album, "Fiendish Regression", was released in August through Century Media Records. The group's sixth full-length effort was ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH: Tour Dates Announced

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band formed by ex-ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will embark on a nationwide tour supporting their Eclipse Records debut, "Blah…Blah…Blah…Love Songs for the New Millennium". The tour will commence October 26, the very day the albums drops, canvas most of the U.S. and venture into Canada. Riggs recorded "Blah…" with ...

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MARDUK: 2005 European Tour Dates Announced

MARDUK will embark on a massive world tour beginning in December. The European portion of the trek, dubbed "Deathmarch 2004/2005", will be divided into two parts, with the first taking place in December and the second during spring 2005. Several dates for the second leg of the tour have been released by the group's booking ...

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BURST To Enter Studio In Early 2005

Sweden's BURST are writing material for the follow-up to "Prey On Life" (Relapse) and they hope to enter the studio in early 2005 to begin recording the effort for a summer release. In other news, Spanish label Throne Records will release the LP version of the CD "In Coveting Ways" in December. The album was ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Israel Concert Confirmed

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have confirmed the details of their upcoming gig in Israel. The group will be performing on November 25 at the Barby Club in Tel Aviv. Upcoming DARK FUNERAL shows: Oct. 30 – Seichamps, FRA - Tattoo The Mind Festival Nov. 06 – Boden, SWE - Nordic Rage Festival Nov. 20 ...

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DARK FUNERAL: London Show Announced

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have added a U.K. date to their itinerary. The band will be peforming at The Underworld in London on November 20. Support at the show will come from THUS DEFILED, ABGOTT and CRUEL HUMANITY. Upcoming DARK FUNERAL shows: Oct. 30 – Seichamps, FRA - Tattoo The Mind Festival Nov. 06 ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Russian/Ukranian Tour Dates Announced

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will be embarking on a tour of Russia/Ukraine in early December. Support at the dates will come from the Russian bands HORNED NECROCANNIBALS and ICEWIND BLAST. DARK FUNERAL's complete touring schedule is shaping up as follows: Oct. 31 - Espace Culturel de Seichamps – Seichamps, FRA Nov. 06 - Nordic ...

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ANTHRAX Change Title Of Upcoming CD

ANTHRAX have changed the title of their upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup to "The Greater of Two Evils" from the previously announced "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". "What, no one speaks Latin any more?" ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joked in a posting on the band's official web site. With ...

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GOATSNAKE, INTERNAL VOID, ABDULLAH To Appear On SAINT VITUS Tribute CD

GOATSNAKE, INTERNAL VOID and ABDULLAH are among the artists contributing tracks to the upcoming SAINT VITUS tribute album, "A Timeless Tale…", due in October through RavenMoonRecords. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. INTERNAL VOID – "Prayer for the Masses" 02. NORTHWINDS – "Clear Windowpane" 03. GOATSNAKE – "Burial at Sea" ...

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LIFE AFTER DEATH: Hard At Work On Material For Second Album

LIFE AFTER DEATH, the Los Angeles-based band featuring ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo and guitarist Phil Sandoval, are continuing to write material for their second release. Once the new recording is completed, the group are said to be considering issuing both CDs together as a two-disc set with a DVD of live bootleg performances recorded throughout ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: U.S. Tour Dates Confirmed

According to Pollstar.com, CRADLE OF FILTH have lined up the following U.S. dates in October: Oct. 15 - Ottawa, ON @ Capital Music Hall Oct. 16 - Montreal, QC @ Le Medley Oct. 17 - Quebec City, QC @ Capitol Theatre / Cabaret Oct. 18 - Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus (formerly Warehouse) Oct. 20 ...

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Bassist JOEY VERA Issues ANTHRAX European Tour Report

Bassist Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT, ANTHRAX) has posted the following message on his web site: "Hey all, I'm in the end stages of tour decompression and feeling like I should write an update. I've been home now for a week but it feels like only a few days. Weird 'cause when I was ...

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MURDERDOLLS Bassist To Tour With ROXY SAINT

MURDERDOLLS bassist Eric Griffin has teamed up with Hollywood's rising star ROXY SAINT for a U.K. tour beginning August 24. The trek will include both the Reading and Leeds festivals and several other shows around Great Britain. Eric will also be playing in Los Angeles with the NAPOLEON BLOWNAPARTS on August 11 at the Troubadour. ...

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YO DIDDLEY: ARMORED SAINT Side-Project To Play Club Gig

YO DIDDLEY, the rock/blues side-project of ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo and guitarist Phil Sandoval, will be performing at the club River Bottom in Burbank, CA (across from Warner Bros.) on Friday, July 30. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. ARMORED SAINT are planning on entering the studio in late 2004/early 2005 to begin recording the ...

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Bassist JOEY VERA Reports On ANTHRAX European Tour

Bassist Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT, SEVEN WITCHES) has posted the following message on his web site: "Hey y'all, I know it’s been some time since my last update but I've been away as you know. Seems like I just got back from the ANTHRAX European tour yesterday. These past two weeks have flown ...

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SAINT VITUS Tribute Album Due In August

The first volume of the long-delayed tribute to doom legends SAINT VITUS is reportedly due in August via RavenMoon Records. Contributions from many bands — including GOATSNAKE, EARTHRIDE, VOODOOSHOCK, INTERNAL VOID, REVEREND BIZARRE, SOUR VEIN, MIRROR OF DECEPTION, and RWAKE, among others — have been recorded toward the effort over the years. You can read ...

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SAINT VITUS: Classic Album To Be Reissued

Southern Lord Records will shortly be re-releasing the classic SAINT VITUS album "V". The album "features the classic doom anthem: 'I Bleed Black' and the mid-tempo stomp of the often-covered 'Angry Man'," according to an official Southern Lord press release. "The production is raw, pure and primitive, the dying embodiment of DOOM. Besides the classic ...

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GOATSNAKE: New EP Due In August

GOATSNAKE will be issuing an EP of new material in August through Southern Lord Records. Titled "Trampled Under Hoof", the CD and LP/vinyl will contain three brand-new songs with Scott Reeder (KYUSS, THE OBSESSED) on bass and two rare cover versions of songs originally written and recorded by SAINT VITUS and BLACK OAK ARKANSAS. Southern ...

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GRAVE: New Album Track Listing, Cover Artwork Posted Online

GRAVE have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Fiendish Regression", due in Europe on August 23 through Century Media Records (September 7 in the U.S.). The group's sixth full-length album, "Fiendish Regression" was recorded and mixed at Abyss studio with producers Tommy and Peter Tägtgren. 11 tracks were recorded for the album, including ...

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ARMORED SAINT: New Album Due In 2005

ARMORED SAINT have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, kiddies, Phil & Gonzo have reformed their rock/blues band called YO DIDDLEY along with current members of LIFE AFTER DEATH, Ray 'Geezer' Burke & that illustrious vocalist Jack 'Lo' Emrick. They will be playing some blues standards ('Red House', 'Cross Roads', 'Couldn't ...

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GRAVE, UNLEASHED: New Albums To Receive U.S. Release In Early September

Century Media Records has set September 7 as the U.S. release date for the new albums from Sweden's death metal godfathers GRAVE and UNLEASHED. GRAVE, who recently replaced drummer Christofer Barkensjö (KAAMOS) with Pelle Liljenberg (COERCION), recorded their sixth full-length album, "Fiendish Regression", at Abyss studio with producers Tommy and Peter Tägtgren. 11 tracks were ...

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Ex-TROUBLE/ZOETROPE Drummer To Play With DEBRIS INC.

Former TROUBLE/ZOETROPE drummer Barry Stern will be sitting behind the kit for DEBRIS INC. when they perform at the Templars of Doom Festival in Indianapolis on June 19. He will also be playing with the band at their Templars warm-up date on June 17 at the Liar's Club in Chicago, Illinois. DEBRIS INC. is the ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Long-running Canadian thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY will kick off a six-week Canadian tour by supporting METAL CHURCH at The Cobalt in Vancouver B.C. on Sunday, June 20. Dates include (all shows with DEAD JESUS): Jun. 20 - Vancouver B.C. - The Cobalt (w/ METAL CHURCH) Jun. 24 - Calgary, AB - The Machine (w/ DIVINITY) Jun. ...

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TOOL: New Album Update

According to a posting at Toolband.com, TOOL members Adam Jones (guitars), Justin Chancellor (bass) and Danny Carey (drums) "have been keeping to their rigorous schedule, writing and arranging material for the next TOOL CD, this despite the Lakers being in the NBA play-offs, a fact of life which occupies a couple of the ...

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