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BLUE ÖYSTER CULT: Limited-Edition Art Available

Legendary rockers BLUE ÖYSTER CULT are making available a very limited edition set of prints (400 prints only) of the album cover art from their most recent live album and DVD, "Long Day's Night". The print is numbered and signed by founding members Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Allan Lanier and cover artist Ioannis (DEEP PURPLE, ...

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More Details Revealed About AXL ROSE's Videogame Debut

MTV.com has confirmed that GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose can be heard as a DJ in the highly anticipated game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", which became available Monday night. Rose adopts the persona of Tommy "The Nightmare" Smith, of the classic rock station KDST The Dust, who spins an array of tunes such ...

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METALLICA: More 'CMT Outlaws' Photos Posted Online

METALLICA's official web site has uploaded several photos from METALLICA frontman James Hetfield's performance at the "CMT Outlaws" concert taping Tuesday night (Sept. 7) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Check out the pictures at this location. A report on Metallica.com from the special concert event reads as follows: "'Please welcome James Hetfield of ...

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PRIMUS' LES CLAYPOOL To Appear On LYNYRD SKYNYRD Tribute Album

Les Claypool (PRIMUS) and GOV'T MULE are among the artists paying homage to to one of America's greatest rock bands on "Under The Influence - A Jam Band Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd", out October 5 via Sanctuary Records. For the special 11-song disc, Sanctuary recruited some of the top names in guitar-driven rock to re-interpret ...

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EARTHRIDE Team With CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's MIKE DEAN for Upcoming CD

Maryland-based doom rockers EARTHRIDE entered Sonic Wave Studios in Raleigh, N.C. over Labor Day weekend with producer producer/engineer Mike Dean (CORROSION OF CONFORMITY bassist) to begin recording their second release for L.A.'s Southern Lord Records. "It's a good relationship," said EARTHRIDE vocalist Dave Sherman (WRETCHED, SPIRIT CARAVAN) of working with Dean. "We have a good ...

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METALLICA Fans Invited To Attend 'CMT Outlaws' Taping

METALLICA fans have been invited to attend the taping of the upcoming "CMT Outlaws" special, featuring a performance by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. The "CMT Outlaws" concert was originally scheduled to be performed on Tuesday (Sept. 7) before an invitation-only audience in front of the former Tennessee State Prison in Nashville. After rain was forecast ...

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'Father' Of Southern Rock 'N' Roll Passes Away At Age 89

Lacy Van Zant, father of late LYNYRD SKYNYRD founder Ronnie Van Zant, .38 SPECIAL founder Donnie Van Zant and Johnny Van Zant, the lead singer for LYNYRD SKYNYRD, died Tuesday (August 3) at his home of pulmonary disease at age 89. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday (August 6) at Hardage-Giddens Funeral ...

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ADRIFT Confirmed For Alabama's BIG SPRING JAM

ADRIFT, the Florida-based heavy rock band featuring former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen and ex-RESURRECTION/EPITAPH drummer Kevin Astl, have been confirmed to play the Big Spring Jam at Big Spring International Park in Huntsville, Alabama. ADRIFT will hit the stage at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, September 25, just prior to Columbia recording artists SWITCHFOOT, who will ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman To Open For BOB DYLAN

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick will be opening for Bob Dylan at Stormont Castle, Northern Ireland on June 26. Commented Ricky: "This is unbelievable to be sharing the same stage with the great man, a mile from where I was born and spent the first fifteen years of my life, the venue is also ...

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ROLLING STONE Magazine Publishes 'Greatest Albums Of All Time' List

The editors at Rolling Stone magazine recently polled an array of musicians, critics, and influential industry figures to come up with these 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time. Nearly 300 such music experts (including METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, BLACK SABBATH's Geezer Butler and Bill Ward, ANTHRAX's Scott Ian, IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, THIN ...

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KING'S X To Open For SAMMY HAGAR In Texas

Due to a last minute cancellation by LYNYRD SKYNYRD, KING'S X will be opening for SAMMY HAGAR this Friday and Saturday. Upcoming KING'S X tour dates: Aug. 08 - Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (w/ SAMMY HAGAR) Aug. 09 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Centre (w/ SAMMY HAGAR) Sep. 07 - Zoetermeer, ...

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SAMMY HAGAR/LYNYRD SKYNYRD Dates Canceled

The last five dates of the SAMMY HAGAR/LYNYRD SKYNYRD co-headlining tour were canceled when SKYNYRD's lead guitarist, Gary Rossington, who had open-heart surgery in February, was told by doctors to immediately drop off the trek in order to combat medical fatigue. Ticket holders for the scrapped shows — between August 1 in Pelham, Alabama, and ...

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KISS: New Compilation CD To Surface In August

A brand new KISS compilation, titled "20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection", is scheduled to be released on August 5 through Universal Music, according to ICE magazine. This is the latest in a long series of best of albums from Universal artists (there are literally over 100 of these titles in the series). Other groups ...

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VAN HALEN Eligible For Induction Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

VAN HALEN are among the front-runners eligible for 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other first-time contenders include BLACK FLAG, THE CRAMPS, X and SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES. Previous nominees that have yet to garner induction include BLACK SABBATH, CHICAGO, ALICE COOPER, DEEP PURPLE, GENESIS, KISS, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, THE NEW YORK ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Tour Together

SAMMY HAGAR and LYNYRD SKYNYRD will team up for a summer tour kicking off July 19 at Wisconsin's Rock Fest, according to Billboard.com. The full list of dates for the Jim Beam-sponsored Party of a Lifetime tour is not yet finalized, although the acts are expected to be out together well into August. The co-headlining ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Embark On World Tour In September

DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan has revealed in a "Q&A" session posted on his official web site that the group will embark on a world tour in September in support of their upcoming CD and has described the band's forthcoming summer tour with LYNYRD SKYNYRD as "one of those fun things." "I understand we'll be ...

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DEEP PURPLE, LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Tour Europe

DEEP PURPLE and LYNYRD SKYNYRD will be teaming up for a European tour in May/June. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 29 – Schwung Hallen - Roeselare, BEL May 31 - Filaforum - Milan, ITA Jun. 01 – Campo Fiera - Conegliano Veneto (Treviso), ITA Jun. 03 – Palaghiaccio - Roma, ITA Jun. 04 – ...

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