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Master Of The Moon - DIO

The debate rages on about exactly how old ex-RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH frontman Ronnie James Dio is (some claim to have come across scratchy singles recorded by him in the early Sixties), but however many years the wizened old sage has clocked up, THAT voice will always be there. To avoid the trap of existing overwhelmingly on ...

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MARILYN MANSON: 'Personal Jesus' Video Posted Online

MARILYN MANSON's video for his cover of DEPECHE MODE's "Personal Jesus" has been posted online at Launch.com. "Personal Jesus" is the first single off Manson's upcoming "best of" collection, "Lest We Forget", due on September 28 via Interscope. The compilation will contain rare photos and artwork by Manson himself. The "deluxe edition" will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Audio Interview Posted Online

A 55-minute audio interview with JUDAS PRIEST, recorded last month during the band's appearance on the "Friday Night Rocks" show on New York's Q104.3 FM, has been made available for download. Check it out: Part#1 (mp3, 8.9 MB), Part#2 (mp3, 10.9 MB). JUDAS PRIEST's much-anticipated new studio album is scheduled for ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Host MTV Tribute To THE CURE

MARILYN MANSON will host a live tribute to THE CURE on September 17. The show — part of MTV's "Icon" series — will feature performances and testimonials from artists and celebrities who cite THE CURE as a significant influence upon their work. It will be held at Old Billingsgate Market in London, and screened in ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Perform At Germany's COMET 2004 Awards

MARILYN MANSON is scheduled to perform his new single, "Personal Jesus" (a DEPECHE MODE cover) at the German awards show Comet 2004 on September 24. This event will mark the first public performance by Manson in 2004 since the Grotesk Burlesk tour's completion last December. Other acts scheduled to perform on the show include Avril ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Thrown Off Air For Using Profanity

DIMMU BORGIR were promptly escorted from the premises after using profanity during a live radio interview Wednesday afternoon (August 18) for commercial rock radio station WMMS-FM (100.7) in Cleveland. The Norwegian black metal act were in town to promote their appearance on the main stage of Ozzfest at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland on ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Joins HAWKWIND On Stage At RUISROCK Festival: Photos Available

MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister and MONSTER MAGNET's Phil Caivano were the special guests during HAWKWIND's set at Ruisrock festival in Turku, Finland this past Saturday (July 10). Check out pictures from Sonera Plaza (all photos by Timo Isoaho). Other bands that performed during the two-day event (July 10-11) included MOTÖRHEAD, MONSTER MAGNET, BACKYARD BABIES, ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: 'DAVID ELLEFSON Is Suing Me And MEGADETH'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Here is what I have been saying in the interviews, what happened chronologically that caused the demise of the band, why [drummer] Nick [Menza] was fired, [guitarist] Marty [Friedman] quitting, records turning out the way they did, and finally me ...

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Former RATT Singer To Film New Video

Former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy will be filming a video for either "Overdrive" or "Drive With Me" from his upcoming solo release, "Fueler". The video shoot will take place later this month. The album, which features former QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali on three cuts, will be released in late August through Pearcy's own Top ...

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HYBRID CHILDREN To Release New Album In September

Finnish horror/glam-punksters HYBRID CHILDREN will be releasing a new album in September 2004. In the meantime, you can download their new free MP3 single, "Downtown Downer", at this location. The album will be mixed in July by TT Oksala (H.I.M., PEER GYNT) and Janne Vuori (H.I.M., HANOI ROCKS front-of-house engineer) at Leningrad Cowboys ...

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HANOI ROCKS To Make Live Debut With New Guitarist

HANOI ROCKS will play their first show with new guitarist Stevie Klasson (DIAMOND DOGS) on July 8 at the Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland. As previously reported, HANOI ROCKS have posted sound clips of their new single, "Keep Our Fire Burning", at their official web site. Check out the title track and "Heaven Is Gonna ...

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DREAM THEATER/YES: More Tour Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER and YES will be teaming up for a North American summer tour throughout August and September 2004. Here are the tour dates that have been confirmed so far: Aug. 17 - Quebec City, QUE @ Agora Aug. 18 - Montreal, QUE @ Bell Centre Aug. 20 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Events ...

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MSG Singer Records BLACK SABBATH Cover For Upcoming Movie

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has posted the following message on his web site: "In April, I performed the vocal tracks for a song that will be featured in a new Sigourney Weaver/Jeff Daniels film, entitled 'Invisible Heroes'. It is directed by Dan Harris, who wrote the screenplay for 'X-Men 3'. The song ...

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