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STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR Slams Musicians With 'Great Cheekbones'

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor recently said that the band's hit song "Through Glass" was based on his reaction to watching MTV Europe and seeing "act after act of this inane, innocuous, plastic music." Taylor told Launch that the song really reflects his distaste with the way celebrities are marketed as ...

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STONE SOUR's 'Through Glass' Reaching New Heights

STONE SOUR's hit single, "Through Glass", recently took the #1 spot on the Mainstream and Active Rock Charts, marking it the first #1 single in the band's career. The song bests the #4 charting position the band reached with "Bother", from their gold-selling, self-titled debut album. "Through Glass" is currently #7 on the Modern Rock ...

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STONE SOUR To Play Russia For First Time

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR will play its first-ever show in Russia on October 18, at the RAMP Awards in Moscow. STONE SOUR vocalist Corey Taylor, whose other band SLIPKNOT has never appeared in Russia either, told Launch the gig is part of STONE SOUR's plan to play as many places as possible. "I ...

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STONE SOUR: European Headlining Tour Announced

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Jim Root (guitar), will embark on a European headlining tour beginning mid-October. Support on the trek will come from FLYLEAF. The dates are as follows: Oct. 18 - Moscow, Russia - Luzhniki Sports Palace (RAMP Awards) * Oct. 20 - Chemnitz, Germany - Talschock ...

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STONE SOUR Getting Strong Response On FAMILY VALUES Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR's current stint on the Family Values tour marks the band's first live performances since 2003. But even though the group has been away for three years, singer Corey Taylor told Launch that the response on the road and to the band's new record has been great. "It's been great, ...

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FACECAGE Announces Texas Dates

FACECAGE, the first band signed to Great Big Mouth Records (founded by Corey Taylor of SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR), will play a couple of shows with two Dallas, TX-based bands, LAME and SOMATIK, the first weekend of September. The details are as follows: Sep. 01 - Canton's - Longview, TX Sep. 02 - Clearview - ...

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QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS To Record New Music In The Fall

Launch Radio Netwokrs reports: After successful tours of Europe, Japan, and North America, it looks like QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS have decided to continue their working relationship with some new material. A message on QUEEN guitarist Brian May's web site reads, "We will be heading into the studio in October... There was an intent there ...

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KING'S X: European Tour Being Rescheduled For March/April

According to a posting on KING'S X's official web site, the band's recently cancelled European headlining tour is being rescheduled for March/April 2007. In addition, the band has secured the services of a new manager for the first time since their early years with Sam Taylor. Gunter Ford runs SPV Records in the USA and ...

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FOZZY Frontman To Sing On FOX's 'Celebrity Duets'

FOZZY frontman and former WWE star Chris Jericho will be taking part in "Celebrity Duets" — an unscripted series that pairs singing stars with celebrities outside the music industry to make "beautiful music" together. The show will follow the professional singers as they instruct their partners, choose songs and perform duets in front of a ...

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DARKEST HOUR: Collection Of Early Recordings Due In October

Pittsburgh, PA-based label A-F Records has set an October 3 release date for a collection of DARKEST HOUR's early recordings prior to the band's signing with Victory. The set will mark DARKEST HOUR's ten-year anniversary and will feature over an hour of rare and unreleased material, including three alternate versions of songs from DARKEST HOUR's ...

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Come What(ever) May - STONE SOUR

Before we got all mixed up with eighteen million different subgenres of metal, there was just one single genre: heavy metal (or hard rock), a musical space marked by a significantly harder edge than the mothership of rock and roll but also a field wide open to many different sounds and styles. Thus in the ...

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BALLISTIC In Talks With New Record/Management Company

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "BALLISTIC is now in final negotiations with a newly formed international record/management company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The newly formed outfit is comprised of business-banking-engineering professionals, athletes, and music industry insiders that have combined their resources to ...

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STONE SOUR To Perform On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

STONE SOUR are currently preparing to hit the road with KORN and DEFTONES on The Family Values Tour, beginning on July 29 in Nashville, TN as the August 1 release of their album "Come What(ever) May" approaches. The band's Top 20 Modern Rock single "Through Glass" continues to build strongly at radio and its video ...

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The Complete Recordings - ELDOPA

Here is a brief history lesson for you, courtesy of Tee Pee Records. ELDOPA was formed in 1995 by bassist Andy Branton, vocalist/guitarist Greg Valencia, vocalist/guitarist Brian Ward, and drummer Sean Taylor. Coming from bands ECONOCHRIST, SAMIAM, and GRIMPLE, and moving on to WATCH THEM DIE (Valencia), MEN OF PORN (Taylor), and KALAS (Branton), "The ...

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KISS Play Final Japanese Show; Setlist, Photos Available

KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has been updated with the following report: "KISS just finished rockin' the Fuji Speedway! Tonight's [July 23] crowd was easily the most intense of the tour and KISS responded to the crowd in a big way, delivering an energenic, powerful set that ended their short Japanese Tour on a high ...

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