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LACUNA COIL: 'Fragile' Live Video Available

A video clip of Italy's LACUNA COIL performing the song "Fragile" last year at The Palladium in Worcester, MA during the band's tour with IN FLAMES and THE SWORD has been posted online at the Underground Video Television web site. The LACUNA COIL MySpace page has been updated with a video in which ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Is Looking Forward To European Tour

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "As I sit in my office, somewhere just before 7:15 a.m., I am preparing to leave San Diego County for Albuquerque, New Mexico. I have been really enjoying playing Arizona and California so far on this ...

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VINNIE PAUL, KERRY KING, SCOTT IAN To Perform At LITTLE KIDS ROCK Benefit Concert

Little Kids Rock (LKR), an innovative non-profit music education program that provides free instruments and rock 'n' roll lessons to public schools, celebrated March's "Music in Our Schools" month by announcing today that it will be the sole beneficiary of the Six-String Masterpieces memorial tribute, auction and benefit concert honoring the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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LACUNA COIL Confirmed For Belgium's PUKKELPOP Festival

Italy's LACUNA COIL has been confirmed for the Pukkelpop festival, set to take place August 18 in Hassell, Belgium. LACUNA COIL vocalists Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro will appear on the ABC News Now program "The Mix" in early April. For more information and to watch the interview when it airs next month, go to ...

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MEGADETH To Play Israel In July

MEGADETH will perform in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 2. The show will mark the band's first appearance in Israel since June 2005 when the group's performance at the Metalist Festival was stopped after only four songs due to the crowd's rowdy behavior (see previous BLABBERMOUTH.NET stories: Story#1, Story#2). According to ...

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MEGADETH's MUSIQUE PLUS Set Confirmed

MEGADETH will tape a four-song performance today (Sunday, March 25) at Musique Plus studios in Montreal, Quebec. The band will play the tracks "Sleepwalker", "Gears of War", "Washington Is Next" and "A Tout Le Monde". Musique Plus (the Canadian French-language cable television music specialty channel) will air the footage on May 15, the North American ...

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LACUNA COIL: 'Unplugged' Dates Announced

Italian female-fronted gothic metal band LACUNA COIL has scheduled a number of mini unplugged concerts that they will be doing during the Jägermeister Music Tour. The gigs will take place in music stores across the U.S. and will be powered by Ovation Guitars. The details are as follows: March 24, 2007 Music Center of Kenosha ...

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Portrayal Of Women In Metal Media: Sexy Or Sexist?

Stylus magazine has published an article on women in metal, focusing in particular on Revolver magazine's "Hottest Chicks in Metal" issue. The article includes quotes from Karyn Crisis, Otep Shamaya, Cristina Scabbia of LACUNA COIL, Marta of BLEEDING THROUGH, Sean Yseult of WHITE ZOMBIE, and Revolver editor Tom Beaujour. A couple of excerpts ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: 'It's Really Invigorating To Go Back To Playing Thrash And Speed Metal'

MEGADETH's new official biography contains several quotes from the band's mainman, Dave Mustaine, about the musical direction of MEGADETH's upcoming album, "United Abonimations", and Mustaine's lyrical approach on the new CD. Read on: On MEGADETH's new CD, "United Abominations", being "a career landmark album": "It's kind of a defibrillator for the metal community. Somebody's got ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE On METALLICA: 'There's No More Sour Grapes'

Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. A few excerpts from the chat follow: On the song "A Tout Le Monde" — long misinterpreted as pro-suicide when in fact it was written about the sudden death of his mother — which inspired a deranged gunman who opened ...

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MEGADETH: 'United Abominations' Track Listing Revealed

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update via the band's official web site: "The tracklisting for the new album ['United Abominations'] is going to be 11 songs for the States (including 'A Tout Le Monde'), for Japan it is 12 (including 'Out on the Tiles'). "It is very likely there will be bonus ...

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LACUNA COIL: 'Karmacode' Certified Silver In Italy

Century Media Records has announced that LACUNA COIL's "Karmacode" has been certified silver in the band's home country, Italy. Commented vocalist Cristina Scabbia: "It's so amazing to get a recognition like this in our own country. It's amazing to know that this is not a fake prize to get more promotion impressing the media but ...

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