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ONWARD: New Lineup Announced

Guitarist Toby Knapp has reassembled his band ONWARD with the following lineup: Dean Sternberg (vocals) Rob Luckie (bass) Jeramy Matheson (drums) Toby Knapp (guitar) Commented Knapp: "We have no agenda for extensive touring, just a few gigs here and there and a strong new album. The recording/writing process is coming slowly but surely and I ...

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Serpent Saints - ENTOMBED

After the soggy and forgettable "Inferno" four long years ago, just the fact that ENTOMBED sounds like they wanted to be in the studio for this one is a cause for celebration. They're back on the death-and-roll machine, with a little more emphasis on the death side of things, and things start out promising with ...

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WORLD UNDER BLOOD: New Song Posted Online

WORLD UNDER BLOOD, the melodic death metal side project of CKY guitarist/vocalist Deron Miller, has finished mixing its third and "most aggressive" track so far, "Under the Autumn Low". Check it out on the band's MySpace page. "Under the Autumn Low" comes off WORLD UNDER BLOOD's three-track promo recording which the group is ...

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TILES: 'Fly Paper' Artwork Revealed

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" (cover artwork) was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes ...

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Love Grenade - TED NUGENT

Five years ago TED NUGENT made an album called "Craveman" that shocked many long-time fans for the quality of songwriting and guitar-driven heaviness that had been missing from his albums for over a decade. One could say that its predecessor, "Spirit of the Wild", was the actual return-to-form album, and I would not necessarily argue. ...

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OBITUARY: Problems At The Canadian Border

OBITUARY frontman John Tardy has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Anytime you are in New York you know it is going to be a good night. The other nights show was awesome and we really appreciate all of the support! So much energy in the crowd that just spilled out ...

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EMPIRE To Release 'Chasing Shadows' In November

November 23, 2007 will see the release of the brand new EMPIRE album, "Chasing Shadows" on Metal Heaven. This will be the fourth release from the band and the first to feature vocalist Doogie White (RAINBOW, CORNERSTONE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and drummer Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL) alongside longtime bassist Neil Murray (WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH, ...

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FOZZY Singer To Embark On Book-Signing Tour

Chris Jericho, lead vocalist for FOZZY and former WWE champion, will release "A Lion's Tale: Around The World In Spandex" (Grand Central Publishing) on October 25, 2007. The autobiography (book cover) will focus on the early days of his wrestling and performing career. To support the book, Chris will head out on a ...

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ALTER BRIDGE, ANOTHER ANIMAL: More Tour Dates Announced

ANOTHER ANIMAL, the band featuring GODSMACK members Tony Rombola on guitar, Robbie Merrill on bass and Shannon Larkin on drums, will hit the road with labelmates ALTER BRIDGE. The previously announced dates begin on October 2 in Tallahassee, Florida, with shows confirmed so far through November 3 in Las Vegas. ANOTHER ANIMAL will be touring ...

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SIEGES EVEN Singer's BONEBAG Releases Debut Album

BONEBAG, the Dutch outfit featuring SIEGES EVEN singer Arno Menses on drums and vocals, has just released its first CD, "Noli Me Tangere", via QuiXote Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Positive 02. Noli Me Tangere 03. Weightless 04. Feeling Sam 05. A Word Of Appreciation 06. Lifeline 07. Mmm ...

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TILES: New Album Release Dates Announced

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes the following songs: 01. ...

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STAM1NA To Support APOCALYPTICA In Europe

Lemi, Finland-based heavy metal quartet STAM1NA will support APOCALYPTICA on the following European dates: Oct. 08 - Riika, Latvia – Arena Oct. 09 - Vilna, Latvia – Upa Oct. 10 - Tallinna, Estonia – Linnahall Oct. 21 - Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit Oct. 22 - Braunschweig, Germany - Jolly Joker Oct. 23 - Dortmund, ...

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RAGE Frontman Checks In From Recording Studio

RAGE frontman Peter "Peavy" Wagner has issued the following update from the recording studio where the band is currently working on its new album, "Carved in Stone": "Let me report from our studio, where we're intensively working at our new album 'Carved in Stone' since considerable time. We've again barricaded ourself in the VPS studio ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT To Release 'For My Family' Single

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT will release a new seven-inch single, "For My Family", on Septmber 25 via Bridge Nine. The effort will feature the following track listing: 01. For My Family 02. Dead to Me 03. Break the Chains The first two songs will appear on the group's upcoming album "Warriors" (to be ...

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GODSMACK Side Project Touring With ALTER BRIDGE

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: ANOTHER ANIMAL, the band featuring GODSMACK members Tony Rombola on guitar, Robbie Merrill on bass and Shannon Larkin on drums, will hit the road with labelmates ALTER BRIDGE. The previously announced dates begin on October 2 in Tallahassee, Florida, with shows confirmed so far through October ...

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METALLICA To Play Two Acoustic Shows For Charity

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Does two acoustic gigs in our hometown mean that we're sick of the studio again? Nah . . . not really . . . but we are honored that we have been invited to appear at the annual Bridge School Benefit concerts. Held on ...

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Some Enchanted Evening - BLUE ÖYSTER CULT

It's one of those moot points that'll get any music message board worth its salt into a good and ugly debate, but I hold fast to the idea that if BLUE ÖYSTER CULT had imploded like BLACK SABBATH Mark I did, at the end of the 1970's, we'd talk about the former with the same ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Tour Dates Revealed

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: ALTER BRIDGE has announced its first round of tour dates in support of the band's upcoming second album, "Blackbird". The trek starts on October 2 in Tallahassee, Florida, with dates confirmed through October 21 and more on the way. ALTER BRIDGE will preview the tour with ...

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Sudden Departure... - THE AMERICAN BLACK LUNG

When a band or its representatives begin throwing around names like the MC5, BLACK FLAG, and THE STOOGES as reference points to said act's own retro-influenced sound, it damn well better be at least somewhat accurate. We're talking about trailblazers and icons of American hard rock and hardcore here, so unless a group can truly ...

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In Life & In Death/Verden og Fanden - CURSE/SYKDOM

Split discs sometimes work, sometimes don't, and always provide more exposure to a band's music than it may get otherwise. Here is a case of a split on which the music of the two acts, CURSE and SYKDOM, flow seamlessly and almost seem like it was written during a coordinated session, which is, of course, ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Announces Special Hometown Show

ALTER BRIDGE's Mark Tremonti announced on Orlando radio station WJRR Monday morning that the band would performing a special intimate show in support of their forthcoming album, "Blackbird", on September 14 at The Social in Orlando, FL. Tickets will be priced at only $10.11 and go on sale this Friday, August 25 at 10:00 a.m. ...

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