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DEF LEPPARD: 'Kimmel' Performance Posted Online

DEF LEPPARD peformed their classic "Rock of Ages" on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on November 23. Watch the performance online at ABC.go.com. DEF LEPPARD are one of only five rock groups that can claim two original albums selling 10 million-plus copies each in the U.S.: THE BEATLES, LED ZEPPELIN, PINK FLOYD, VAN HALEN ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Perform New Single On VH1's 'Big In '05'

AUDIOSLAVE will perform their latest single, "Doesn't Remind Me", on VH1's "Big In '05". You can catch the performance at the times below. Sunday, Dec. 4 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at 11:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at 12:00 ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, AEROSMITH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY 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, ANTHRAX Venue: Pengrowth Saddledome City/State: Calgary, Alberta Date: Oct. 21, 2005 Gross Sales: $255,571 Attendance: 5,824 Capacity: 7,500 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Rexall Place City/State: Edmonton, Alberta Date: Oct. 20, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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Give Me the Fear - TOKYO DRAGONS

Produced by the same guy who brought you THE DARKNESS, and already hyped to the rafters by the ever-fickle U.K. press, London denimboys TOKYO DRAGONS are yet another band pulling the mirrored shades, leather vests, and moustaches so ironic they hurt, all in the name of "real rock and roll". The thing these would-be saviors ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Pour Some Bluegrass On Me

DEF LEPPARD's official web site has been updated with the following message: "With the upcoming [DEF LEPPARD] covers album 'Yeah!' (scheduled for release in March/April 2006), the band pays tribute to some of their musical heroes from their youth. But, it can also work the other way around: with 'Pickin' on Def Leppard' here's an ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD, SHADOWS FALL DVDs

The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending November 22, 2005, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all figures are rounded to the nearest thousand, except numbers under 1,000, which are rounded to the nearest hundred): JUDAS PRIEST - "Rising In The East" DVD: 7,000 DEF LEPPARD - "Rock Of ...

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BUCKCHERRY: 'Crazy Bitch' Video Posted Online

Reunited Los Angeles hard rockers BUCKCHERRY have uploaded their video for the track "Crazy Bitch" at this location. Directed by Ulf Buddensieck (NICKELBACK, BUSH, CHEVELLE, SWITCHFOOT), the video was shot at the Key Club and cast primarily through an open call on MySpace, resulting in a "wild, sexy video that harkens back to ...

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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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DEF LEPPARD: Upcoming TV Appearances Detailed

DEF LEPPARD, who've sold a staggering 65 million albums worldwide and played in front of more than 50 million people across the globe, will impact the TV airwaves in a major way beginning with a powerful outdoor performance on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Wednesday, November 23. This will be followed by performances on VH1's "Big ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: In Writing Mode

DRY KILL LOGIC will enter the studio in February with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due next spring. Commented DRY KILL LOGIC drummer Phil Arcuri: "Right now, we're back home in New York writing the new CD. It's coming along ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Featured On New RADIOACTIVE Album

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick makes a guest appearance on the new album by Swedish axeman Tommy Denander's solo project RADIOACTIVE. Titled "Taken", the CD features Kulick on a song called "Premonition". Other celebrity musicians on the album include Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jeff Porcaro and Andreas Carlsson, who has previously collaborated with ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Appear At SPIKE TV's VIDEO GAME AWARDS 2005

According to PunchJump.com, DEF LEPPARD will appear at Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2005, which will take place on Nov. 18 and air on Dec 10. Other celebrities set to appear at the event include THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, 50 CENT, MISSY ELLIOTT, The Rock, Vin Diesel, Tony Hawk, and Michael Chiklis. Hosted by ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Perform On VH1' Big In…' Show

On December 4 at 8:00 p.m., VH1 will premiere the 2005 edition of their annual "Big In....." show, which will include a live performance by DEF LEPPARD. Other artists scheduled to perform are BECK and INXS, while artists such as Jeremy Piven, Jessica Simpson, Kate Beckinsale, Lindsay Lohan and many others will also be ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Bid On A Guitar And Lesson From VIVIAN CAMPBELL

On November 13, charity organization Create Now! is having an benefit event at the Improv Comedy Club in Hollywood, which includes an auction that gives you the chance to bid on a Gibson Epiphone Les Paul signed by DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell, plus a private guitar lesson from Vivian. Among the other items auctioned ...

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EVERGREY Prepare To Enter Studio

The Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal band EVERGREY are preparing to enter the studio to record their sixth studio album, tentatively due in April 2006 via InsideOut Music. The production duties will be handled by the experienced team of Sanken Sandquist and Stefan Glaumann, who have previously worked with such artists as RAMMSTEIN, BON JOVI, BRITNEY SPEARS ...

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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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DRY KILL LOGIC: If It Ain't Broke…

DRY KILL LOGIC have announced that they will once again be working with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 on their upcoming album, tentatively due next spring. "This will be our third record with them; we've been working with them since 2000, and through all the fads and ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Peform On ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

DEF LEPPARD will be the featured musical guests on the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show on Monday, November 21. The band will reportedly perform outdoors on the program, which airs on the ABC network. As previously reported, DEF LEPPARD have pushed back the release date for the companion DVD to the near-platinum "Rock of Ages" double ...

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LILLIAN AXE Guitarist's 'Tao Of M' Movie To Resume Production

According to a posting on the LILLIAN AXE web site, the crew for the upcoming horror movie "Tao of M" — which is being shot by Velvet Life Productions, the production company formed by LILLIAN AXE/NEAR LIFE EXPERIENCE guitarist Steve Blaze, Eric Morris and director James L. Bills, in a joint venture with Isis Films ...

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CONTEMPT: 'In Venom' Video Posted Online

Danish power thrashers CONTEMPT have uploaded a video for the track "In Venom", from their forthcoming album "Death from Below", at this location. CONTEMPT are currently negotiating a new record deal, having parted ways with Diamond Records (founded by longtime KING DIAMOND/MERCYFUL FATE manager Ole Bang), the company that released the group's debut ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD, DANZIG, STRATOVARIUS: More 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, ANTHRAX Venue: U.S. Cellular Arena City/State: Milwaukee, Wis. Date: Oct. 1, 2005 Attendance: 3,698 Capacity: 8,605 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: State Theatre City/State: Portland, Maine Date: Oct. 4, 2005 Attendance: 817 Capacity: 1,750 ...

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