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SEPULTURA: Brazilian, European Tour Dates Announced

SEPULTURA have announced several Brazilian dates in March as well as a short European tour in March/April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 - Rio de Janeiro, BRA - Canecão Mar. 14 - Rio de Janeiro, BRA - Canecão Mar. 16 - São Paulo, BRA - Olympia Mar. 21 - Vinhedo, BRA - Adler ...

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THE EXPLOITED Announce European Dates

Punk legends THE EXPLOITED have announced the first European tour dates in support of their new album, titled "Fuck The System". They are as follows: Apr. 08 - Alter Stadtbahnhof – Schweinfurt, GER Apr. 09 - Spot – Kassel, GER Apr. 10 - SO 36 – Berlin, GER Apr. 11 - AJZ Talschock – Chemnitz, ...

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CKY: No Regrets About GUNS N' ROSES Tour

Although the GUNS N' ROSES North American comeback tour started and ended in riots and was ultimately cut short, CKY has no regrets. "We got to play Madison Square Garden with GUNS N' ROSES," guitarist Chad Ginsberg told Rollingstone.com. "That's cool as shit! Axl gave us a great opportunity. He was really into us." CKY ...

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THE REVOLUTION SMILE's LOPEZ: Why We Signed With FRED DURST's Label

THE REVOLUTION SMILE singer/guitarist Shaun Lopez, formerly of post-hardcore band FAR, recently spoke to MTV.com about the band's decision to sign with LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst's Flawless Records after turning down an invitation to audition for the vacant guitarist slot in LIMP BIZKIT. "They must have wondered why I didn't jump at an opportunity ...

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FRED DURST Produces Song For New BRITNEY SPEARS CD

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst is among the producers working on BRITNEY SPEARS' as-yet-untitled new album, due in October, according to a Jive Records spokesperson. Durst has produced one unnamed track thus far, which may or may not wind up on Spears' fourth LP. Durst found time to helm the Spears tune while working on ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Reissues On The Way

Two decades after QUEENSRŸCHE released their self-titled 12-inch debut EP, EMI Records is celebrating the band's career by reissuing the disc and the six critically acclaimed albums that followed: "The Warning", "Rage For Order", "Operation: Mindcrime", "Empire", "Promised Land" and "Hear In The Now Frontier". Each of the seven QUEENSRŸCHE records has been repackaged with ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Line Up Dates With HATEBREED, Plan Next Album

Hardcore veterans AGNOSTIC FRONT are in the process of lining up several U.S. shows in March with DISCIPLINE and HATEBREED. The group will shortly commence the songwriting process for their next studio album, to be recorded this fall for an early 2004 release. In related news, New York's LOVED AND HATED, featuring AGNOSTIC FRONT drummer ...

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THE ALTER BOYS Hard At Work On Debut Album

THE ALTER BOYS, the project featuring members MUSHROOMHEAD, DOG FASHION DISCO, UNIFIED CULTURE and the ORIGINAL PRANKSTA, have spent most of December at Ohio's Mars Recording Studio recording their debut full-length album, tentatively due in mid-summer through Cleveland's SMDC Records. A demo recording of the track "Pigs & Pineapples" can be downloaded from the SMDC ...

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OPETH To Tour U.K. In March

Acclaimed Swedish metallers OPETH will embark on a U.K. tour in March. This trek will be the first of two U.K. tours planned for 2003, and is very specifically geared towards the heavier material featured on the group's recent "Deliverance" CD. The second, yet-to-be-scheduled tour is planned to show the "Damnation" side of OPETH — ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL Split With Founding Member, Prepare To Record New CD

British black metallers THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL have parted ways with founding member Jaldaboath (guitar, synth) and have announced the addition of bassist Deorth and guitarist/keyboardist Azrael to the group's ranks. According to an official statement from the group, THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL "has parted company with Jaldaboath after a conflict of direction. [Mainman] Metatron ...

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ILL NINO Cancel U.S. Tour

ILL NINO have cancelled the bulk of their previously-announced U.S. headlining dates in order to focus on the songwriting process for the band's sophomore CD, due sometime in late 2003. However, the group will still play the following gigs in December: Dec. 19 - NORVA - Norfolk, VA Dec. 20 - Tek World - Louisville, ...

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PEAVEY ELECTRONICS CORP Launches EDWARD VAN HALEN CUSTOM SHOP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Peavey Electronics Corp., is proud to introduce the Edward Van Halen Custom Shop. That totally tricked-out, customized Wolfgang electric guitar you've been pining for all these years is now only a few mouse clicks away at www.Peavey.com. Peavey's EVH Custom Shop offers guitarists a brilliantly simplistic online user interface where they can ...

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CLUTCH Set Release Date For Live CD

CLUTCH have set November 8 as the release date for their forthcoming live album, "Live At The Googolplex", through the group's own River Road Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Who Wants to Rock? 02. Pure Rock Fury 03. Sea of Destruction 04. Immortal 05. Careful With That Mic ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID: Final Tour Dates Announced

The complete itinerary for the forthcoming ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID, SWORN ENEMY North American tour has been announced. It is as follows: Oct. 30 - Boston MA @ Palladium Oct. 31 - Springfield VA @ Jaxx Nov. 02 - Old Bridge NJ @ Birch Hill Nov. 04 - Montreal Que @ Foufounes Electriques Nov. 05 ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID: More North American Dates Added

Three more shows have been announced for the forthcoming ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID, SWORN ENEMY North American tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA Oct. 31 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA Nov. 02 - Birch Hill - Old Bridge, NJ Nov. 04 - Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, Quebec, ...

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(HED)PE Announce U.S. Dates

(HED)PE have announced most of the dates for their upcoming U.S. tour. They are as follows: Oct. 23 - Cleveland, OH - Odeon Oct. 24 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues Oct. 25 - Minneapolis, MN - Quest Club Oct. 26 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave Oct. 29 - Indianapolis, IN - Vogue ...

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AMONG THIEVES Make Live Debut With BIOHAZARD Drummer

New York's AMONG THIEVES made their live debut with new drummer Danny Schuler of BIOHAZARD on Friday, October 11th at Birch Hill Nite Club in Old Bridge, New Jersey (as support to SUPERJOINT RITUAL). The band's next two shows will take place on October 18th at Birch Hill Nite Club with KITTIE and on Saturday, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Compilation CD To Surface In January

EMI Records is reportedly gearing up to release yet another QUEENSRŸCHE CD, this time a compilation called Classic Masters: Queensrÿche. All tracks are said to have been digitally re-mastered. The tentative track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Queen of the Reich 02. Warning 03. The Killing Words 04. Speak 05. I Don't ...

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GOD FORBID Ready New Album, Announce Dates With ARCH ENEMY

New Jersey's GOD FORBID are taking a short break from the writing process to join label mates ARCH ENEMY as direct support on their upcoming Northeast tour. With nearly all of their new music completed, the band plans on debuting three new tracks on this upcoming jaunt. "ARCH ENEMY are one of our favorite bands ...

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KITTIE To Release New EP, Hit The Road

KITTIE will release Safe, a seven-song EP featuring live tracks and remixes of the title song by KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko, on November 19. The original version of "Safe" appears on KITTIE's sophomore album Oracle, released October 30, 2001. "I am totally into doing this remix for KITTIE," said Konietzko. "My own project, KMFDM, has a ...

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AMONG THIEVES Announce Upcoming Dates

AMONG THIEVES, the New York-based band featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, have lined up two shows during October. They are as follows: Oct. 11 – Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill Nite Club (w/SUPERJOINT RITUAL) Oct. 18 - Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill Nite Club (w/KITTIE) ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: The Complete U.S. Itinerary

The following are the final and complete dates for SUPERJOINT RITUAL's upcoming U.S. tour: Oct. 07 - Orlando, FL - House Of Blues Oct. 08 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room Oct. 10 - West Springfield, VA - Jaxx Oct. 11 - Old Bridge, NJ - Birch Hill Nightclub Oct. 12 - Hartford, CT ...

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