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MESHUGGAH, GOD FORBID, THE HAUNTED: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the Fury of the Fall tour, featuring Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH alongside GOD FORBID, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC. The schedule is shaping up as follows: Oct. 03 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Oct. 04 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock Oct. 05 - Toronto, ON @ Guvernment ...

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AEROSMITH Frotman Serenades Young Fan At MARSHFIELD FAIR

According to the Boston Herald, AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler serenaded a young fan with a chorus of "There she is, Miss America" at the Marshfield Fair Saturday night (Aug. 20), then returned to the fairgrounds to play some games with his own kids Sunday. As previously reported, Tyler lent his vocals to the track "I ...

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IRON MAIDEN Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD ROCKWALK: Photos Available

IRON MAIDEN were officially inducted into Guitar Center's Hollywood RockWalk Friday evening (August 19). Band members added their handprints — with a fake skeleton hand to stand in for their album cover skeleton mascot, "Eddie" — to the sidewalk gallery outside the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard, according to the Associated Press. Check out pictures ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Says Solo Album Will Have 'Driving Beats And Walls Of Guitars'

RollingStone.com has confirmed that LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington is working on his solo debut, tentatively due in early 2006. "We took Nineties rock, mixed it with Eighties pop like DEPECHE MODE, THE CURE and BAUHAUS and smashed them together," says Bennington. "It's fuckin' driving beats and walls of guitars." Bennington is reportedly working with ...

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METALLICA Track Performed On 'Canadian Idol'

METALLICA's version of BOB SEGER's "Turn the Page" was performed by one of the surviving six hopefuls on "Canadian Idol" Tuesday night (August 16). Rex Goudie received the loudest performance of the night, when he sang the track, according to CTV.ca. With the microphone stand in tow, Goudie darted in and out of centre stage ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs With EYEHATEGOD At NYC's Legendary CBGB Club

Former PANTERA and current SUPERJOINT RITUAL/DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo filled in on guitar for EYEHATEGOD last night (August 15) at the infamous CBGB club in New York City. It was Anselmo's first public appearance since the murder of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) and Philip appeared to be "healthy, upbeat, and in a great mood," ...

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DEF LEPPARD Part Ways With Longtime Management

After spending most of their career under the management of Peter Mensch and Cliff Bernstein at Q-Prime Management, DEF LEPPARD have jumped ship to sign with Trudy Green at HK Management, according to Hits Daily Double. HK, which is now part of Irving Azoff's Frontline Management, has looked after such artists as AEROSMITH, POISON, MICHAEL ...

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DOWN Drummer Says There Will Be A New Studio Album

In a recent interview with Metal Maniacs magazine, EYEHATEGOD/SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist and DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that he is "sure we'll do another DOWN record. I've talked to Phil [Anselmo, DOWN/SUPERJOINT RITUAL/ex-PANTERA frontman] and everybody else. Everybody's expressed interest in wanting to do a DOWN record, so that's basically all it takes. Hopefully within ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Be Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD ROCKWALK

IRON MAIDEN will be inducted into Guitar Center's Hollywood Rockwalk, located at 7425 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, CA, on Friday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public. Hollywood's RockWalk is the only sidewalk gallery dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution ...

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WORLD BELOW: More Tour Dates Announced

WORLD BELOW, the Swedish band featuring CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren, ex-SIDEBURNERS bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson, and CENTINEX drummer Ronnie Bergerståhl, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: w/ CENTINEX: Sep. 30 - Turku, FIN - Klubi Oct. 01 - Helsinki, FIN - tba w/ ISOLE: Nov. 11 - Dresden, GER - Club ...

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HERMANO Complete Live CD, Continue Work On DVD

HERMANO, the California-based band featuring vocalist John Garcia (UNIDA, KYUSS), have completed work on their live album, tentatively due later in the year via Suburban. "The artwork is badass, thanks to our good friend in Atlanta, Mr. Charlie Owens," the band write in a press release. "The disc has tunes from each release and some ...

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TOMMY LEE Photo Reveals Health Problem

FemaleFirst.co.uk is reporting that doctors fear for MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's health after a photo of him with a fan showed his tongue covered in brown lesions. Ilana Alonzo, 25, met Lee at a radio station in Los Angeles and posed for a snap with him, while he struck a pose. Only when the ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Featured On SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE Tribute CD

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler has lent his vocals to the track "I Want to Take You Higher" on the upcoming SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE tribute album, "Different Strokes By Different Folks", due on September 27 via Epic/Legacy. According to an official press release, the album includes "one-of-a-kind collaborations from John Legend & Joss Stone ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Covers CD Delayed

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's official web site, the release date of DEF LEPPARD's all-covers set, entitled "Yeah!" has been pushed back to late 2005/early 2006 from the previously announced September 20. No reason was given for the delay. Guitarist Phil Collen recently told Billboard.com that the song list for the set had ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Is A Closet Country Fan

John Gerome of The Associated Press recently conducted a question-and-answer session with AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry. Read on: AP: I hear you listen to quite a bit of country music. Joe Perry: There are guys in country music who are wizards on the guitar. If you're a country fan, you're used to it. But as ...

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PANTERA's Collaboration With DAVID ALLAN COE To See Light Of Day

REBEL MEETS REBEL, the collaboration between former PANTERA members Vinnie Paul, Dimebag Darrell, and Rex Brown and country/western outlaw musician David Allan Coe, will finally see the light of day during the coming months. Coe wrote all the songs with Dimebag back in 2000, a few years before the guitarist was murdered onstage last December. ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Rock Of Ages' Certified Gold

DEF LEPPARD's "Rock of Ages", a new two-CD collection of hits, was certified gold on June 22 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies. As previously reported, DEF LEPPARD have set a September 20 worldwide release date for their all-covers set, entitled "Yeah!" Guitarist Phil Collen recently ...

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