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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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ROB ZOMBIE And PETE'S WICKED ALE Team Up To Rock Halloween

ROB ZOMBIE will team up with Pete's Brewing Company for a special Halloween-themed promotion. A national sweepstakes winner will be sent to Los Angeles for the world premiere of the horror-rocker's movie, House of 1,000 Corpses. Here's an official press release on the matter: Pete's Brewing Company has joined forces with Lion's Gate Entertainment, Spencer ...

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DARK FUNERAL Confirm DOMINION's Departure, Vow To Carry On

Sweden's DARK FUNERAL have officially confirmed the departure of guitarist Dominion from the group's ranks (as first reported here on August 11th). The following is a statement from bassist/vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula: "It's a sad day for DARK FUNERAL. Dominion, our brother and long-time friend has decided to leave the band. "The reason ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Commence Recording "Damnation And A Day"

CRADLE OF FILTH have entered Parkgate Studio in Hastings, England to record their much-anticipated Damnation And A Day CD for a late 2002/early 2003 release through Sony Music. "The studio is akin to a buzzy hive of activity right now, with several recording processes' going on at the same time," bassist Dave Pybus (ex-ANATHEMA, DREAMBREED) ...

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RUNEMAGICK To Issue Limited-Edition Album In September

Sweden's RUNEMAGICK will issue a strictly limited full-length album, tentatively entitled Moon Of The Chaos Eclipse, through Aftermath Music in September. Due to contain at least 40 minutes of new RUNEMAGICK material and some bonus tracks and multimedia stuff, the album will be released in a limited run of 1,000 digipacks and 300 LPs and ...

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CARMINE APPICE Speaks Out On "THE OSBOURNES" And Friendship With OZZY

Former OZZY OSBOURNE/BLUE MURDER drummer Carmine Appice still considers Ozzy his friend despite the fact that Sharon Osbourne fired him from the group under acrimonious circumstances back in 1984 (which eventually led to Appice suing the couple). In an interview with Electribasement.com's David L. Wilson, Carmine stated that "When I first saw [The Osbournes], I ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Flim Clip For "Disconnect Massconnect"

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE will soon start filming a video for the track "Disconnect Massconnect", taken from the group's recently-released Grand Amputation EP, which was issued through their own Hoffa Communications via MNW distribution in Scandinavia. The clip will be directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film and will be completed sometime in August. ...

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MANOWAR To Release Single On Anniversary Of ELVIS' Death

MANOWAR will release their next single, "An American Trilogy" / "The Fight For Freedom", as a so called double-A-side-single to coincide with the 25th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. This forthcoming single "will demonstrate the band's passion for grand and epic hymns that continue the message of hope and unity for people all over the ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Betrayed Us: WHITEHORSE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL Organizers

JUDAS PRIEST used "blatantly false and disingenuous posturing" to cancel their appearance at Washington's 5th Annual Whitehorse Mountain Classic Rock Festival 2002, and in the process breached a "binding contract" that existed between the group and festival organizers Shadow Promotions, according to the latter's official statement explaining PRIEST's non-appearance at the event. "Frank Wing from ...

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UPDATE: PRONG To Rejoin DANZIG Tour In Cincinnati

Despite previous reports to the contrary, PRONG will be finishing off the remainder of the DANZIG North American tour beginning with tomorrow night's performance at Bogart's in Cincinnati, Ohio, the band's manager, Paul D. Spriggs of Novi Entertainment L.L.C., has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although PRONG had taken several days off following Friday night's show in ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Lens Video Clip

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE will soon start shooting a video for either the track "Lobotomico" or "Disconnect Massconnect", taken from the group's recently-relased Grand Amputation EP, which was issued through their own Hoffa Communications via MNW distribution in Scandinavia. In other news, the band recently inked a publishing deal with Misty Music. ...

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THE KUSH PROJECT Announce Upcoming Dates

THE KUSH PROJECT, featuring FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, have lined up two shows in August. The first concert will take place on August 24th at the Aztlan Free For All festival at the Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, ...

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AFTERMATH Ink Deal With ESCAPE MUSIC LTD.

New Jersey's AFTERMATH, whose musical direction is described as a cross between STEEL HOUSE LANE and THIN LIZZY, have inked a deal with Escape Music Ltd. Consisting of Joey Dia (lead vocals, rhythm guitars & bass), Bill DiNapoli (lead guitar & backing vocals), Marc Chandler (drums), and Andy Kadin (keyboards, bass & backing vocals), the ...

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AEROSMITH Announce More US Dates

AEROSMITH have added more than 30 dates to their North American tour, which, as previously reported, kicks off on August 13th in Holmdel, New Jersey. KID ROCK and RUN DMC will also be on the bill for the trek, which is scheduled to wrap on November 14th in Mountain View, California. The confirmed dates are ...

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