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MARILYN MANSON Talks About Playing QUEEN OF HEARTS

Marilyn Manson recently spoke to MTV.com about playing the Queen of Hearts in a cinematic re-imagining of "Alice in Wonderland" called "Living in Neon Dreams". It won't be too much of a stretch, as Manson played a drag queen in "Party Monster", but he said this role requires a bit more commitment, since it's less ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: Demo Recordings Available For Download

CRESCENT SHIELD, the new "high-energy power/traditional metal" band featuring the talents of vocalist Michael Grant (ONWARD), guitarist Dan Delucie (DESTINY'S END), drummer Craig Anderson (ENGINE), and bassist Melanie Sisneros (SINERGY, THE IRON MAIDENS, NEW EDEN), have posted three demo tracks at their official web site. The songs "Last Of My Kind", "Await The Champion" and ...

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CONNY BLOOM Jams With HANOI ROCKS Members In Stockholm

Swedish guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom (SILVERGINGER 5, ex-ELECTRIC BOYS) jammed with Andy McCoy (HANOI ROCKS) and STEVIE KLASSON'S FAT CHANCE (featuring new HANOI ROCKS guitarist Stevie Klasson) Thursday night (Oct. 7) at Tantogården in Stockholm. Conny sang "Don't Let Me Down", "Lightning Bar Blues" and the old STATUS QUO classic "Caroline", since Conny, Andy and Stevie ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Star In 'Alice In Wonderland' Re-Telling

Marilyn Manson is co-starring in an upcoming re-imagining of "Alice in Wonderland" called "Living in Neon Dreams", according to MTV.com. MGM was originally aboard to distribute, but the film has been retooled as a smaller, indie film, and so far Daryl Hannah, Nia Vardalos, Alan Cumming and Jonathan Pryce are also aboard. In an inspired ...

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QUEEN Drummer Backs ELTON's MADONNA Jibe

Australia's Seven.com.au is reporting that QUEEN's drummer Roger Taylor has supported Elton John in his criticism of international pop singer Madonna. Elton John made headlines internationally after taking a foul-mouthed swipe at Madonna at the British Q Awards, saying she cheated her fans by miming on stage. "It is about time somebody said ...

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QUEEN: 1982 Concert In London To Be Released On CD And DVD

Billboard.com is reporting that QUEEN's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV, will be released on November 9 via Hollywood Records. "Queen on Fire: Live at the Bowl" will be available for the first time in its entirety on separate double-disc CDs and DVDs, sporting a new stereo ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer Gets Married

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott married fiancée Kristine at Kinnitty Castle in County Offaly, Ireland on September 1, according to a posting on the group's official web site. "The two-day event (which was described by Joe as 'the mother of all parties') was attended mostly by family and close friends, although a smattering of celebrities ...

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QUEEN Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD'S ROCKWALK: Photos Available

Surviving QUEEN members Brian May and Roger Taylor were inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk on Wednesday (Sept. 8) following the Las Vegas premiere of the musical "We Will Rock You", a rock theatrical stage show featuring 20 of QUEEN's greatest hits. Their handprints will be placed in cement along with a special plaque in memory of ...

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Canadian Heavy Metal Legend THOR To Star In 'The Intercessor'

Canadian heavy metal legend THOR (a.k.a. Jon Mikl Thor) is currently starrring starring in the movie "The Intercessor", a sci fi, horror thriller which is filming on location through September in Vancouver, B.C. and London, Ontario. The story is based on a concept of Thor's and will feature some very unique special effects. The film ...

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GLENN HUGHES, BRIAN MAY To Perform At 'We Will Rock You' Post-Party

Vocalist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) will be performing with former QUEEN guitarist Brian May at Wednesday's (Sept. 8) post-party in Las Vegas for the North American debut of "We Will Rock You", a rock theatrical stage show featuring 20 of QUEEN's greatest hits — including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Are The Champions", "Another One ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Film New Video

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have shot a video for the track "The Fall Went Right Through Here" with directors Lowlifemedia Productions (PRIMAL FEAR, EXODUS, ABORTED, IMMOLATION, OCCULT). "The Fall Went Right Through Here" comes off the group's upcoming sophomore album, "Years In Waste", due on November 9 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group's sophomore album, "Years In Waste", is scheduled for release on November 9. The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light", "Years In Waste" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and ...

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THE DARKNESS Talk About Tabloids And Success

THE DARKNESS recently spoke to the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the tabloids, festivals, success, meeting QUEEN and that "difficult second album." Several excerpts from the interview follow: Kerrang!: Do people in the States view you differently than they do in the UK? Justin Hawkins (guitar/vocals): "The actual perception that people get in the States from ...

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QUEEN Album Gets Official Release In Iran

BBC News is reporting that QUEEN, fronted by gay icon Freddie Mercury, has become the first rock act to receive an official seal of approval in Iran. Western music is strictly censored in the Islamic republic, where homosexuality is considered a crime. But an album of QUEEN's greatest hits was officially released in Iran on ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Album to Feature UmixIt Technology

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band led by ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will release their debut album, "Blah... Blah... Blah... Love Songs for the New Millennium", on October 26 through Eclipse Records. The album was written by Riggs with collaborative help from his friends and recorded at Belt of Orion Studios in Los Angeles. ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Change Title Of New Album, Negotiate New Record Deal

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have changed the projected title of their sophomore album to "Years In Waste" from the previously announced "Fall Grave Silence". The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and engineer Teemu Aalto. The mastering ...

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IOMMI/HUGHES: Official Version Of 'Eighth Star' Will Be Significantly Different From Bootleg

The Tony Iommi/Glenn Hughes album recorded in 1996, heavily bootlegged as the much in demand "Eighth Star" (not the project's official title), will be quite markedly different to the version currently on the underground market when it is officially released through Sanctuary Records later this year, according to RockDetector.com. Strengthening the BLACK ...

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ADRIFT Confirmed For Alabama's BIG SPRING JAM

ADRIFT, the Florida-based heavy rock band featuring former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen and ex-RESURRECTION/EPITAPH drummer Kevin Astl, have been confirmed to play the Big Spring Jam at Big Spring International Park in Huntsville, Alabama. ADRIFT will hit the stage at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, September 25, just prior to Columbia recording artists SWITCHFOOT, who will ...

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THOR Voted One Of Top Frontmen Of All Time

Canadian heavy metal legend THOR (a.k.a. Jon Mikl Thor) was voted one of the top 100 frontmen of all time by England's Classic Rock magazine. Thor reportedly defeated the likes of Courtney Love, Bret Michaels and Suzi Quatro. Other legends on the list included Ozzy Osbourne, Freddie Mercury, Steven Tyler and Jim Morrison. Topping the ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Refuse To Be Featured On LIVE AID DVD

Gigwise.com is reporting that legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN have refused their permission to allow their performance at fundraiser Live Aid to feature on a forthcoming DVD that hopes to raise even more money for the charity. The original footage features ZEPPELIN performing in Philadelphia with Phil Collins standing in for the late John ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Complete Work On New Album

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have completed work on their sophomore album, "Fall Grave Silence", tentatively due in October/Novemeber through Rage Of Achilles Records. The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and engineer Teemu Aalto. The mastering sessions ...

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