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AM CONSPIRACY Signs With BURNHILL UNION RECORDS

Burnhill Union Records, a newly launched independent label from Chicago, has announced the signing of AM CONSPIRACY, the band featuring former DROWNING POOL vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones. The group recently entered Belle City Sound studio in Racine, Wisconsin with Chris Djuricic (NOVEMBERS DOOM bassist) to begin recording its full-lentgh debut. Commented Jones: "We're ecstatic to ...

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The Birth Of SLAYER

Sam Roudman of Filter magazine recently spoke to the four members of SLAYER for a lengthy interview which appears in its issue #35. An excerpt from the article on the band's formative years follows below. Tom Araya (bass, vocals): "This Top 40 band I was in was getting a new guitar player — ...

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AM CONSPIRACY Begins Work On Full-Length Debut

AM CONSPIRACY, the Orlando, Florida-based based rock group featuring ex-DROWNING POOL frontman Jason "Gong" Jones, has entered Belle City Sound studio in Racine, Wisconsin with Chris Djuricic (NOVEMBERS DOOM bassist) to begin recording its full-lengh debut. More information will be made available soon. AM CONSPIRACY's new lineup features core members Jones, Kenny Harrelson (bass) and ...

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DISTURBED: New Video Interview With DAN DONEGAN Available

Musician Photo Journal conducted an interview with guitarist Dan Donegan of Chicago's DISTURBED on February 27, 2009 when the band played Utica, New York with SEVENDUST and SKINDRED. Watch the six chat in two parts below. DISTURBED's schedule is fully packed for the rest of the winter and spring, with the Music As A Weapon ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Added To PAPA ROACH, FILTER European Tour

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has been added to the PAPA ROACH / FILTER European tour in April. The band will also play a number of U.K. dates the same month. IN THIS MOMENT's European schedule is shaping up as follows: Give It A Name Introduces Tour 2009 featuring IN THIS MOMENT, LIGHTS, VERSA EMERGE, ...

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FILTER Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

FILTER will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, March 30 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with FILTER by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit RocklineRadio.com. Rhino Records will release FILTER's first retrospective, "The Very Best Things ...

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DISTURBED: New Video Interview With DRAIMAN, DONEGAN Available

Possum of Altitude recently conducted an interview with David Draiman (vocals) and guitarist Dan Donegan (guitar) of Chicago heavy rockers DISTURBED. Part 1 has the boys discusses their rivalries and releationships with other heavyweight bands like SLIPKNOT. In part 2, David talks about defiling himself, dating new women, the stinkiest bag of weed, and the ...

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PAPA ROACH, FILTER Teaming Up For European Tour

PAPA ROACH will embark on a European headlining tour in April. Support on the trek will come from FILTER. So far the following dates have been announced: April 16 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 1 April 17 - London, UK @ HMV Forum April 18 - Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy April 20 - Köln, ...

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DISTURBED Hoping To Play For Troops Again

The Pulse of Radio reports that DISTURBED's schedule is fully packed for the rest of the winter and spring, with a month of U.S. tour dates ahead, the Music As A Weapon trek starting up in late March, and a probable European festival run following that. But singer David Draiman told The Pulse of Radio ...

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Former NINE INCH NAILS Keyboardist To Embark On Canadian Solo Tour

Former NINE INCH NAILS keyboardist Alessandro Cortini will embark on his first solo tour under the name BLINDOLDFREAK throughout Canada starting on January 31. With this project, Cortini takes the listeners into a very unique realm of sound exploration. BLINDOLDFREAK is a voyage through sound in its purest form. In his own words, "It's just ...

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Former FILTER/LOSER Member Launches THIEVING

THIEVING, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former FILTER guitarist/LOSER bassist Charles Lee on vocals, has posted its self-produced demo on the group's MySpace page. Check out the tracks "Hey Mister", "Liars" and "Love Is All We Need" at this location. Commented Charles: "[THIVEING] consists of bassist Brandon Wade, guitarists Luke and Zach Matsuk, ...

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FILTER: 'The Very Best Things' Retrospective Due In March

Rhino Records will release FILTER's first retrospective, "The Very Best Things (1995-2008)", on March 31 for a suggested list price of $11.98 (CD) and $9.99 (digital). The compilation's 14 songs encompass studio recordings, rare radio edits and a scattering of soundtrack contributions. It begins with "Hey Man Nice Shot", the Top 10 hit that put ...

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SOUL MADE VISIBLE Signs With MEI RECORDS

Long Island, New York's SOUL MADE VISIBLE has inked a deal with MEI Records. The band's first full-length album, "Innocence Lost", will be re-released shortly, to be followed by a new CD later in the year. "SOUL MADE VISIBLE is proud to be joining MEI Records," said vocalist Bryan Cullen. "They're an up-and-coming label that's ...

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P.O.D. Frontman: Pay No Attention To Rumors

Spiritual rockers P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) have announced the following South American tour dates: Nov. 22 - Kazebre - São Paulo, Brazil Nov. 23 - Master Hall - Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil Nov. 25 - Bola De Neve - São Paulo, Brazil Nov. 26 - Chevrolet Hall - Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil Nov. 29 ...

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P.O.D., FILTER: European Co-Headlining Tour Cancelled

The P.O.D. and FILTER co-headlining tour of Europe, which was scheduled to take place in January/February 2009, has been cancelled as P.O.D. is unable to fulfill its touring obligations due to the band's recently announced hiatus. P.O.D. confirmed the tour cancellation in a statement, but did not reveal the reason behind its decision to take ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS: Two New Shows Announced

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have scheduled the following dates: Dec. 31 - Club Nokia - Los Angeles, CA Jan. 02 - Pearl Concert Theatre (Palms Resort) - Las Vegas, NV Altitude has posted more video footage (see below) of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS's October 24, 2008 performance at the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. Due ...

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'Guitar Hero World Tour' Trailer Featuring MOTÖRHEAD Available

Activision Publishing, Inc. will release Guitar Hero World Tour, the definitive rock 'n' roll music videogaming experience, on October 26, 2008. Spanning over 40 years of rock history and featuring 86 tracks, comprised entirely of master recordings, the game will deliver Guitar Hero fans the largest selection of on-disc music in the music-rhythm videogame genre ...

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FILTER, P.O.D. To Team Up For European Tour

FILTER will return to Europe in early 2009 for a co-headline tour with P.O.D. The 31-date trek will take bands all over Europe's mainland and through the UK. This marks a welcome return for FILTER who toured this summer, selling out shows in London and making triumphant appearances at Rock am Ring and Rock am ...

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TESTAMENT, MINISTRY, PRONG, FILTER Featured On 'Saw V' Soundtrack

Artists' Addiction Soundtracks has compiled a list of incendiary artists such as MINISTRY, SKINNY PUPPY, TESTAMENT and REVOLTING COCKS among the 14 tracks for the volatile digital-only "Saw V" soundtrack release. What started out as a "little" indie horror movie back in 2004 has turned into a juggernaut, go-for-the-throat franchise so gruesome you want to ...

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