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SLIPKNOT To Embark On South American Tour

SLIPKNOT will be embarking on a South American tour in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 18 - Bogotá, COL - Simón Bolivar Sep. 20 – Caracas, VEN - Poliedro de Caracas Sep. 23 - Sao Paulo, BRA – Skoll Arena Sep. 25 - Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Claro Hall Sep. 27 ...

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Stars Unite For OZZY OSBOURNE Tribute Show

According to ContactMusic.com, a galaxy of stars — including Sir Elton John, Simon Cowell and Billy Connolly — are teaming up for a TV tribute to Ozzy Osbourne. The BLACK SABBATH singer will be joined by his famous family on the show, which will feature details of his near-fatal quad bike accident, and stories about ...

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EXMORTEM Add Session Bassist

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have announced the addition of session bassist Rune Koldby (SPECTRAL MORTUARY) to the group's ranks. The band's current lineup is as follows: Martin "Sigtyr" Thim (guitar) Andreas Schubert (guitar) Rune Koldby (bass) Simon Petersen (vocals) Morten Siersbaek (drums) EXMORTEM's latest album, "Nihilistic Contentment", was released in January via Earache/Wicked World Records. ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Album Preview Available

A brand-new FEAR FACTORY e-card, featuring previews of the new FEAR FACTORY tracks "540,000 Degrees Fahreheit" and "Supernova", has been made available at this location. As previously reported, FEAR FACTORY's new album, "Transgression", will be made available in Europe as a limited-edition pack with a bonus DVD. The DVD is expected to include ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Transgression' Limited Edition To Include Bonus DVD

FEAR FACTORY's new album, "Transgression", will be made available in Europe as a limited-edition pack with a bonus DVD. The DVD is expected to include studio/rehearsal footage, three music videos ("Moment of Impact", "Transgression" and "Spinal Compression") and the whole album audio in digital sound. "Transgression" is scheduled for release on August 23 (one day ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Transgression' To Include Bonus Track For BEST BUY

FEAR FACTORY have announced the final track listing for their upcoming release, "Transgression", due out August 23 on Calvin Records, an imprint of Liquid 8 Records. FEAR FACTORY entered Track Record Studios in North Hollywood, California on May 5 with producer Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, KORN, SOULFLY) to begin recording the follow-up to last ...

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RHINO BUCKET Sign With ACETATE RECORDS

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./ EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, have inked a deal with Acetate Records. RHINO BUCKET recently uploaded a new song, entitled "Blood, Sweat and Beers", at

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Former ANTHRAX/WHITE LION Drummer Joins ANTIPRODUCT

After spending the last few years as a successful producer in Los Angeles, former ANTHRAX/ZAKK WYLDE/WHITE LION drummer Greg D'Angelo (or "GD3", as he's now known) has joined ANTIPRODUCT as permanent replacement for ailing drummer Simon the Gonk. ANTIPRODUCT are continuing work on recordings at Albert Studios (AC/DC, BREED 77) with famed producer Ray McVeigh ...

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FEAR FACTORY Finalize Track Listing For 'Transgression'

Los Angeles-based cyber-metallers FEAR FACTORY have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Transgression", due on August 23 via Trillion Records. Trillion is the new imprint from Liquid 8 Records and Entertainment founder and CEO, Mike Cattain, who has created Trillion as a home for FEAR FACTORY and new bands seeking a creative haven ...

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CLASSIC ROCK REVISITED Releases 'New Road Ahead Volume I'

Classic Rock Revisited, in association with Cowtown Digital, LLC, has released an all-digital download compilation of 11 songs by 10 classic rock superstars available as an iTunes exclusive beginning June 21, 2005. Comented Classic Rock Revisited editor Jeb Wright: "This is an exciting project that culminates all genres of classic rock music together under one ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'Heavy Hitters' CD To Surface Next Month

According to CD Universe, the "Michael Schenker and Heavy Hitters" album, featuring an all-star lineup of musicians based around guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) paying homage to their contemporaries, is scheduled for release on July 12. This 10-track powerhouse collection was produced by legendary rock producer and musician Bob Kulick (KISS, MEATLOAF) and ...

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