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H.I.M. Plot 'Love Metal' Attack

Finland's H.I.M. have posted the following update on their official web site: "In a band meeting a couple of hours ago we made a grand plan for the next year. We'll be concentrating on Europe for much of the year. The new album [tentatively titled 'Love Metal'] will be out in April, followed by major ...

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DARK FUNERAL Part Ways With NECROPOLIS RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DARK FUNERAL and MNW/No Fashion Records would like to announce that effective IMMEDIATELY they are no longer contractually bound to Necropolis Records. Official termination of contract papers were delivered to Owner/Operator Paul Thind of Necropolis Records as of week ending 11/22/02, officially ending DARK FUNERAL's tenure with said record label. This is ...

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TED NUGENT For Governor?

TED NUGENT is reportedly considering a bid for the governor of Michigan in 2006. Following the recent election of Jennifer Granholm as Michigan governor, radio station WOOD-AM in Grand Rapids asked its listeners who they'd like to see oppose her in four years. The survey is still going on, but Nugent has been named in ...

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EXMORTEM Prepare To Release 'Pestilence Empire'

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM will release their new album, "Pestilence Empire", on Nov. 25 through Osmose Productions. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Ghastly Grotesque 02. Funerary Sculpture 03. Pestifer 04. Malus Invictus 05. Death Deceiver 06. Grand Dome Of Destruction 07. Icecold Ugliness (Part 2) 08. Gruesome Icons 09. ...

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STEREOMUD Finalize Title, Track Listing For Sophomore CD

New York-based STEREOMUD, who feature in their ranks former members of LIFE OF AGONY and STUCK MOJO, have set "Every Given Moment" as the title for their sophomore CD, which was recently mixed Jack Joseph Puig (HOLE, GOO GOO DOLLS, BECK) at a Los Angeles studio for a February/March 2003 release through Loud/Columbia Records. The ...

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ANDREW W.K. To Support AEROSMITH In December

ANDREW W.K. has been officially tapped to open for AEROSMITH on the December leg of their "Just Push Play" tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 02 - Memorial Coliseum - Ft. Wayne, IN Dec. 04 - The Pyramid - Memphis, TN Dec. 06 - Kansas Coliseum - Wichita, KS Dec. 08 - Pepsi Arena ...

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KID ROCK Slapped With Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

KID ROCK's former business associates Alvin Williams and Earl Blunt, of EB-Bran Productions, are accusing Rock of trademark infringement in connection with the Top Dog Records name and logo, which appears on many of his albums and merchandise. Top Dog Records was formed by EB-Bran Productions and Kid Rock in 1988, but never had its ...

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GRAND MAGUS Name Upcoming CD

Sweden's GRAND MAGUS, featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS frontman Janne Christoffersson, have set "Monument" as the title of their sophomore album, due in early 2003 through Rise Above Records. ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Take Part In KISS SYMPHONY Concert

Guitarist Ace Frehley is expected to complete the original KISS lineup at the Kiss Symphony concert, which will feature KISS hits performed with the 60-piece Melbourne Symphony. Frehley, who had touring commitments in America, was nowhere to be seen at a media conference to announce the event, which takes place at Melbourne, Australia's Telstra Dome ...

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SKID ROW Announce U.S. Dates

SKID ROW have announced the following dates during October/November: Oct. 24 - Chantilly's - Manchester, NH Oct. 25 - Crossroads - Ellsworth, ME Oct. 26 - Liquid - Leominster, MA Oct. 30 - Don Hills - New York, NY Nov. 01 - Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ Nov. 02 - The Cellar - Struthers, ...

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DOPE, PRIMER 55, SKINLAB, SOCIETY 1 Dates Announced

The dates for the Jagermeister-sponsored $12 Riot tour, featuring DOPE, PRIMER 55, SKINLAB and SOCIETY 1 have been announced. They are as follows: Oct. 31 - Randolph, NJ @ Obsessions *Halloween Show* Nov. 01 - Brooklyn, NY @ L'Amour Nov. 03 - Springfield, VA @ JAXX Nov. 04 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's Nov. 06 ...

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KID ROCK, PAMELA ANDERSON To Get Hitched In Vegas

Hank Williams Jr. announced to a Dallas concert audience last weekend that Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson are set to get hitched next month at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to the Associated Press. Rock, who proposed to Anderson in April, is scheduled to perform at the MGM on November 9th. ...

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SLIPKNOT Advance DVD Screening To Be Held In New York City

An advance screening (presented in 5.1 Surround Sound on a theatre-sized screen) of the upcoming SLIPKNOT DVD, Disasterpieces, will be held on Friday, November 1st, 2002, between 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 W34th St btw 8th and 9th, upstairs from the Hammmerstein Ballroom). The first 100 ...

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RUNEMAGICK To Issue Compilation Of Rare Material

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK will issue Death Magick, a compilation of rare and unreleased material spanning their whole career, through Brazen Music in the U.S. during the winter. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Intro - Darkness Death and Doom 02. Death Magick (unreleased version) 03. Eternal Dark ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Ripped Off By Former Assistant

A former management assistant to MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister has been charged with ripping off the rock'n'roll legend, according to Allstar. Alex Guerrero is facing multiple counts of forgery and grand theft to the tune of just over $30,000. He's been released on a $15,000 bond and has his first court appearance set for October 9th. ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION Cancel Michigan Date

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION were forced to cancel the "replacement gig for the canceled show in Indianapolis in Grand Rapids, MI because the tour bus broke down and the band were stuck for a whole day," according to a statement posted on the two bands' respective web sites. "Nevertheless, DESTRUCTION & KREATOR continued with a new ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Teams Up With SPENCER GIFTS To Take Over Halloween

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Gifts, LLC, the world's headquarters for Halloween, is ready for the arrival of rock star Rob Zombie's Carnival of Souls promotion this Halloween! The Carnival of Souls is being led to life Friday the 13th of September by the headmaster Rob Zombie, Spencer ...

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DISTURBED To Make In-Store Appearances, Film Los Angeles Gig

DISTURBED will be making several in-stores appearances next week to promote the release of their new album, Believe, due in stores on September 17th. DISTURBED will be hitting Los Angeles, Chicago and New York during their promotional blitz. In addition, the group will be filming their show at the Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles ...

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THIN LIZZY To Undertake US Tour

The current line-up of THIN LIZZY have lined up a series of tour dates in the US during October/November. They are as follows: OCT 09 - San Fransisco, CA @ Mcnears Mystic Theatre Oct 10 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theater Oct 11 - Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues Oct 12 - Los ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Promoter Is To Blame For Australian Tour Cancellation

Sweden's DARK FUNERAL have rejected accusations by an Australian promoter that their "unprofessionalism" has resulted in their proposed Australasian tour being cancelled and have blamed the promoter's own unethical behavior for the tour's failure to materialize. "Well, what can I say????" bassist/vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula began when contacted by BLABBERMOUTH.NET for a comment on the ...

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GRAND MAGUS Prepare To Record Sophomore CD

Sweden's GRAND MAGUS, featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS frontman Janne Christoffersson, have finished writing the material for their sophomore album, due in early 2003 through Rise Above Records. "All songs are done and arranged and we think you're all in for a treat," reads the band's official statement. "There's no doubt in our minds that this ...

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WILL HAVEN Line Up Dates With SOULFLY

WILL HAVEN have lined up the following dates during August/September: Aug. 30 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey (w/MY RUIN) Aug. 31 – San Diego, CA @ TBA Sep. 13 - Grass Valley, CA @ TBA (w/RED TAPE, PIPEDOWN) Sep. 16 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore (w/SOULFLY) Sep. 17 - Sparks, NV @ ...

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