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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Wants To Hear Your Unsigned Band

SLIPKNOT percussionist The Clown (a.k.a. Shawn Crahan) has started his own label, Big Orange Clown, and he's keen to get the fans to submit their unsigned CDs...in fact, anything connected to extreme art. Send them to: The Clown c/o Sanctuary Group 75 Ninth Avenue New York, NY 10011 USA Crahan's first release through Big Orange ...

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MARK LANEGAN Joins QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE At Tour Kickoff

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE officially kicked off their 2005 world tour in Milan, Italy on Monday night (Feb. 14), and were joined onstage for eight songs by vocalist Mark Lanegan, according to NME.com. Although it was announced that Lanegan had left the group early last year, frontman Josh ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Play Surprise Gig

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE played a surprise show at the Viper Room in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (Feb. 8). The group's 40-minute, ten-song set featured three tunes from their upcoming album, "Lullabies To Paralyze", including "Little Sister", "Burn The Witch", and "The Long Slow Goodbye", as well ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Frontman Directs Video

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE shot a video for their new single, "Little Sister", in Los Angeles over the weekend, with singer and guitarist Josh Homme getting behind the camera for the first time. Homme co-directed the clip with Nathan Cox, who's previously helmed videos for LINKIN PARK and ...

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BUCKCHERRY Reform, Begin Recording New Album

MTV.com reports that just three years after they broke up, Los Angeles hard rockers BUCKCHERRY are prepping a reunion. Well, singer Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson, are, anyway. The band's songwriting core has reunited and is recording its third album with a new rhythm section and second guitarist. The as-yet-untitled album is due out ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE's JOSH FREESE Drumming For STING

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that singer Maynard James Keenan has gone back to TOOL, bassist Jeordie White has joined the touring lineup of NINE INCH NAILS, and now A PERFECT CIRCLE drummer Josh Freese has found something to do while APC is on hiatus. Freese will sit behind the kit for former POLICE singer ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Leader Comments On Upcoming Tour

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE leader Josh Homme has spoken to Billboard.com about the group's upcoming tour in support of their new album, "Lullabies To Paralyze", due on March 22 via Interscope. The trek will get underway Feb. 21 in Paris and has dates on tap through April 18 in Los Angeles. "We have been ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Guest On 'Tears In Heaven' Cover

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne officially announced Monday (Jan. 17) their plans to record a cover of ERIC CLAPTON's "Tears in Heaven" to benefit storm recovery efforts, according to MTV.com. VELVET REVOLVER, AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler, Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne are among the artists lending their voices to the song, sales of which will benefit ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE To Hit The Road In February

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE will kick off a European tour in support of their highly anticipated Interscope album, "Lullabies To Paralyze", in February, with North American dates currently pencilled in for March, according to Billboard.com. Due March 22, "Lullabies To Paralyze" is led by the single "Little Sister", which is already burning up the ...

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TOMMY LEE Says MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion Tour Is 'Really Rushed'

The four members of MÖTLEY CRÜE were recently interviewed by Metal Edge magazine for a cover story about their upcoming reunion tour. Several excerpts from drummer Tommy Lee's portion of the interview follow: Metal Edge: Over the years, you were always the most vocal about not going back to MÖTLEY CRÜE. Why go back now? ...

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MELVINS, Ex-BUCKCHERRY, STARWOOD Members Featured In HUSTLER Magazine

Lizzy (STARWOOD, LIZZY BORDEN), Josh Todd (ex-BUCKCHERRY) and Buzz Osborne (MELVINS) are featured in the January 2005 issue of Hustler magazine. The three singers can be found in the erotic entertainment section reviewing porn and discussing their links with porn stars. In related news, STARWOOD will be performing tonight at the Metal Blade Records Christmas ...

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