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EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Cures Cancer'

Launch Radio Networks reports: Eddie Van Halen called in to Howard Stern's program on the Sirius Satellite Radio service on Friday (September 8), and he dropped a couple of major bombshells. After saying he was free of the cancer that led to tongue surgery a few years ago, the guitarist said that he and a ...

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Golgotha - WITH BLOOD COMES CLEANSING

I guess it is Christian metal week here at Blabbermouth. The message of WITH BLOOD COMES CLEANSING's "Golgotha" is a spiritual and a positive one, but you would never know it listening to the group's bludgeoning mix of metal and hardcore. Rather than standard metalcore (however one defines it these days), WBCC's style is closer ...

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Label Founder Talks About EXODUS' Singer-Less Gig In New York

The makers of "Get Thrashed", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, have posted a one-and-a-half-minute video clip featuring Todd Gordon — who earned his rightful place in the annals of thrash metal's history by signing EXODUS to the label he co-founded in ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN To Co-Host 'The Gathering'

AVN.com reports that Ninn Worx and rocker Eddie Van Halen will celebrate the launch of "Sacred Sin" at a celebration that they are calling "The Gathering", on Sept. 30. Van Halen recently joined forces with the adult director to write and perform two songs for the forthcoming Ninn Worx feature. Organizers said that ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman To Appear On 'Two And A Half Men'

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler will mark his return to television Monday, September 25 (9 PM ET/PT) where he'll play himself on CBS-TV's Emmy-nominated prime-time comedy series "Two And A Half Men", starring Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer. In the role, Steven appears as Charlie's famous Malibu neighbor, playing loud music and causing problems for Charlie. ...

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THE BLACK CROWES: 'The Lost Crowes' Pushed Back To September

The new double album of unreleased material by THE BLACK CROWES, titled "The Lost Crowes", was originally scheduled to be in stores August 29 (Rhino). However, due to a recently discovered manufacturing error, the release date has been moved to September 26. "The Lost Crowes" contains two previously recorded albums that THE BLACK CROWES never ...

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ILL NIÑO: New EP Title, Track Listing Revealed

On October 24, ILL NIÑO, the world re-known bi-lingual Latino metal sextet, will release a new five-song EP, "The Undercover Sessions", comprised of three of their favorite cover songs from bands they loved growing up as fans, and two brand new songs — all overseen by legendary producer Andy Johns (LED ZEPPELIN, VAN HALEN, OZZY ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Keyboardist Quits For 'Health Reasons'

THE BLACK CROWES keyboardist Eddie Harsch has left the band, citing "personal issues." Harsch, who at 49 was the oldest member of the Chris Robinson-fronted band, has played with THE BLACK CROWES since 1991, according to the World Entertainment News Network. Harsch is to be replaced by Rob Clores. A statement from the band reads: ...

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Doomsday Rock 'N Roll - CHROME DIVISION

"Listen up, pay attention, it's ass kickin' time!", so shouts CHROME DIVISION lead vocalist Eddie Guz (THE CARBURETORS) during "1st Regiment" from the band's debut album, "Doomsday Rock 'N Roll". And you know what? He wasn't kidding. Also, featuring guitarist Shagrath (DIMMU BORGIR), bassist Bjorn Luna (ASHES TO ASHES), guitarist Ricky Black, and drummer Tony ...

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Always the Hard Way - TERROR

Prior to the recent release of TERROR's "Always the Hard Way", many were surely thinking something along the lines of, "How in the hell are they ever going to match the blind rage, unbelievable intensity, and true hardcore delivery of 2004's 'One with the Underdogs'." That's an easy one, kids. You make another outstanding hardcore ...

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ANGER AS ART Gutarist Issues Update

ANGER AS ART guitarist William Rustrum (also of HANGAR 18 and RAVEN MAD) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We performed a couple of shows in San Francisco. The first night was at the infamous Pound. The response was fantastic, and it was great to meet the guys in POTENTIAL ...

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SHADOWS FALL To Begin Recording New Album In September

Drummer Jason Bittner of SHADOWS FALL has issued the following update: "Well, it's been a few weeks since our last update, but forgive us, we were busy on the road bringing the rock!!! The Sthress tour came to an almighty close this past weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts to a dynamite crowd. The show rocked, V.O.D. ...

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Man Arrested For Beating Death At KORN Concert

WSBTV.com reports that Atlanta Police say they have charged a man with the murder of Andrew Richardson — who died after being beaten at a KORN concert. Police say they have arrested 24-year-old Michael Scott Axley and charged him with Richardson's murder. Richardson and his friends were attending a concert for the band ...

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