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ANAL CUNT Reform

ANAL CUNT have reformed and have announced a live show at Bill's Bar in Boston, Massachusetts on November 10. The following is the official statement on the group's reformation from the band's vocalist Seth Putnam: "Well, I guess the biggest news to start off with is that ANAL CUNT are back together. You might think ...

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It's Official: JAMES IHA Is A PERFECT CIRCLE's New Guitarist

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS guitarist James Iha has officially joined A PERFECT CIRCLE, according to MTV.com. Although Iha didn't contribute to the band's new album, "Thirteenth Step", he'll be onstage for the band's 12-date club tour, which begins July 26 in Denver. In related news, on August 5, A PERFECT CIRCLE drummer Josh Freese will release ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Name New Album, Announce Club Tour Dates

A PERFECT CIRCLE have set "Thirteenth Step" as the title for their sophomore album, due out on September 16 through Virgin Records. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. The Package 02. Weak and Powerless 03. The Noose 04. Blue 05. Vanishing 06. A Stranger 07. The Outsider 08. Crimes 09. ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Lands Part In 'Live Freaky! Die Freaky!'

Kelly Osbourne is the latest cast addition to the forthcoming animated/puppetry film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!", according to the film's official web site (www.livefreakydiefreaky.com). The Hellcat Pictures production was written and directed by independent filmmaker John Roecker and produced by RANCID/TRANSPLANTS guitarist/vocalist Tim Armstrong. Described as "an epic motion picture of puppet proportions," the film ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Performs In Hollywood

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd performed live at the Key Club in Hollywood, California on Thursday, June 19. Check out pictures from Film Magic. Todd recently completed work on his debut solo album, titled "You Made Me". The CD, which took three months to complete, was recorded in Los Angeles with Chris Johnson ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE: New Single Named

A PERFECT CIRCLE have reportedly set "The Outsider" as the first single from their forthcoming sophomore album, tentatively due on August 19. In related news, A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Jeordie White (a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez) is slated to lend his voice to the forthcoming animated/puppetry (a la "The Nightmare Before Christmas") film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!", ...

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STATIC-X Announce New Drummer

After auditioning more than 30 candidates over the course of the past two months, STATIC-X have decided to recruit Nick Oshiro (ex-SEETHER) as the replacement for recently departed drummer Ken Jay. "Finding the right drummer to nail the old songs and cop the feel for the groove of the new songs was tricky, but Nick ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist: 'Chinese Democracy' To Surface This Year

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has told Billboard.com that he expects the group's long-awaited new album, "Chinese Democracy", to see the light of day sometime this year. "The record is being completed. Other people are putting their final little touches on things, and then it goes to mix," he explained. "My physical presence wasn't ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: Venue Details Released

The venue details have been released for the forthcoming TYPE O NEGATIVE U.S. dates, the group's first in support of their upcoming "Life Is Killing Me" CD. They are as follows: Jul. 25 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium Jul. 26 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place Jul. 28 - New York, NY @ Irving ...

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STATIC-X Name New Album, Confirm Drummer's Departure

STATIC-X have set "Shadow Zone" as the title of their upcoming third full-length album, currently being recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Josh Abraham (STAIND, LIMP BIZKIT, UNWRITTEN LAW). The follow-up to 2001's "Machine" reveals the next step in the evolution of STATIC-X. Says founder/frontman Wayne Static, "I hate it when bands keep ...

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AMEN Singer Speaks Out On HEADBAND Side-Project

AMEN singer Casey Chaos recently spoke to Kerrang! magazine about his side-project HEADBAND with QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman Josh Homme and ex-MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez. "HEADBAND is a band that Josh Homme put together and he asked me to do it," he said. "It's me, Josh Homme, Nick Oliveri, Twiggy Ramirez, but ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: New Song Posted Online

A brand new TYPE O NEGATIVE track, titled "I Don't Wanna Be Me", has been posted online at this location. "I Don't Wanna Be Me" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Life Is Killing Me", due on June 17 through Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 1999's "World Coming Down" was recorded at Brooklyn, ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's JOSH And TROY On K-ROCK

K-Rock's Cabbie talked to Josh Homme and Troy Van Leeuwen of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE when they stopped by the studio in New York on Tuesday (May 20). They were in town to perform with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and MARS VOLTA. Troy talked about his multiple projects, as did Josh. Listen to the ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Embark On Tour Of Southern California

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will kick off a short tour of Southern California by opening for MUDVAYNE at the Key Club in West Hollywood Sunday night (May 18). Confirmed RAGING SPEEDHORN dates are as follows: May 18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club (w/ MUDVAYNE) (7:00 p.m.) May 18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Members To Guest On MARK LANEGAN's Solo Album

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Duff McKagan (bass) and Izzy Stradlin (guitar) are among the featured guests on the upcoming solo album from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-SCREAMING TREES singer Mark Lanegan. The record, titled "Bubblegum", was produced by Chris Goss (MASTERS OF REALITY) and is set to surface this fall through Beggar's Banquet Records. ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE To Record New Album In The Fall

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have written around 25 new songs for their next Interscope studio album, guitarist/vocalist Josh Homme has told Billboard.com. However, the band are not planning on entering the studio to record the material for quite awhile. "We know the earliest we could record is October," he said. "We don't want to ...

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KORN Frontman To Play Crack Dealer In New Movie

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will star in a new film called "Seeing Other People", due next year. The movie is in production now, and Davis plays a crack dealer, the singer revealed in an online chat. "Seeing Other People" is being directed by Wallace Wolodarsky, and stars Alex Borstein (formerly of "Mad TV"), Josh Charles, ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Completes Work On Solo Album

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd has completed work on his debut solo album, titled "You Made Me". The CD, which took three months to complete, was recorded in Los Angeles with Chris Johnson producing and Rob Chiarelli mixing. The complete track listing for "You Made Me" is as follows: 01. Afraid 02. Blast 03. Broken ...

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M3: Filling The WHITESNAKE Gap

M3, the new band formed by ex-BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin and former WHITESNAKE members Bernie Marsden (guitar), Micky Moody (guitar) and Neil Murray (bass), have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Apr. 26 - Russia May 08 - Holland May 09 - Belgium May 11 – London, UK @ TBA Jun. ...

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