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MARILYN MANSON, DEFTONES Pay Tribute To THE CURE

MTV's U.K. channel has set an October 31 air date for the "mtvICON" tribute to THE CURE that was taped September 17 at Old Billingsgate Market in London, England. Marilyn Manson hosted the show, which featured performances and testimonials from artists and celebrities who cite THE CURE as a significant influence upon their work. According ...

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BLOODCUM Reunion In The Works

Late '80s Californian thrash outfit BLOODCUM, who are perhaps best known for their loose affiliation with SLAYER (the group's bassist was John Araya, younger brother of SLAYER frontman Tom Araya), are in the process of reforming with a view towards playing a few local shows and having "some fun" all over again, according to original ...

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Far From The Sun - AMORPHIS

Losing a longtime frontman whilst simultaneously having to deal with the torturous twists of a multiple-album recording contract can do funny things for a band. The latter is the reason why U.S. ears are only just able to wrap themselves around the Finns' sixth studio album, whereas Europe has had it for roughly a whole ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's 'Gilded Cunt' T-Shirt Banned

According to Roadrunner Records U.K., merchandise company Blue Grape have had their printing plant refuse to handle the proposed artwork for the new CRADLE OF FILTH T-Shirt. The factory (TOT Shirts Ltd.) have been forced to reject the order since staff literally downed tools in disgust. The proposed artwork (see it here) features ...

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ABATTOIR: New Album Update, Special Anniversary Concert Planned

Los Angeles-based thrash metal legends ABATTOIR will release their long-awaited new album in late 2004 or early 2005 through Artillery Music. "If you didn't know, we had a recording snafu in which all of the tracks were lost when we only had a rough mix completed," ABATTOIR frontman Steve Gaines writes in an online posting ...

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QUEEN Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD'S ROCKWALK: Photos Available

Surviving QUEEN members Brian May and Roger Taylor were inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk on Wednesday (Sept. 8) following the Las Vegas premiere of the musical "We Will Rock You", a rock theatrical stage show featuring 20 of QUEEN's greatest hits. Their handprints will be placed in cement along with a special plaque in memory of ...

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RAMONES Book-Signing Session Scheduled For This Weekend

The authors of "On the Road with the Ramones"Monte A. Melnick (RAMONES Tour Manager) and Frank Meyer (THE STREETWALKIN' CHEETAHS, SWEET JUSTICE) — will be appearing at Tower Records on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood on Saturday, Sept. 11 for a book signing. Melnick and Meyer will be joined at the signing by Tommy ...

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LED ZEPPELIN's JIMMY PAGE: Video Interview Posted Online

A video interview with LED ZEPPELIN legend Jimmy Page discussing the Jimmy Page Signature Model Les Paul guitar has been posted online at the new Gibson web site. Check it out here. As previously reported, the much-anticipated music DVD from Page and ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant, "No Quarter: Unledded", is set to hit ...

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PAGE/PLANT's 'Unledded' To Receive Nationwide Theatrical Premiere

Reuters is reporting that the much-anticipated music DVD from LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, "No Quarter: Unledded", is set to hit retail selves Oct. 26, preceded the night before by a nationwide theatrical premiere through Regal Entertainment Group cinemas. "Unledded" (Atlantic/Warner Strategic Marketing), which premiered in 1994 on MTV, features a mix of ...

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THERAPY? Film New Video

THERAPY? bassist Michael McKeegan has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Well, once you get the music sounding good then the next thing to do is get the record looking good. So in the past couple of weeks we've been concentrating on the visual side of things [for the upcoming album ...

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Horror And Metal Find A Home At BLOODWORKS

Producer/manager Christopher Tuffin, who has managed such metal acts as PAINMUSEUM, as well as members of the band HALFORD, has teamed up with former NFL star Glenn Cadrez to form a new horror entertainment company, BloodWorks. Tuffin says that he wants to build stronger ties between the hard rock/metal community and the horror filmmakers. "Like ...

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PAGE/PLANT: 'Unledded' DVD Bonus Material Detailed

According to Billboard.com, additional details have come to light regarding the highly anticipated DVD release of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant's "No Quarter - Unledded". The project, which captures the LED ZEPPELIN principals' historic 1994 reunion for an "MTV Unplugged" broadcast, will arrive October 27 on DVD via Warner Strategic Marketing/Atlantic. The soundtrack ...

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RELEVANT FEW To Film First Video

RELEVANT FEW, the Swedish grindcore band featuring bassist Robert Hakemo (KEROZENE, ex-GARDENIAN, GOOSEFLESH), have announced plans to film a video for the track "Lustrous Pattern", taken from their latest release, "The Art of Today" (Century Media/New Hawen). The video shoot will take place within the next couple of months and will mark the band's first ...

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RELEVANT FEW To Support VADER In Sweden

RELEVANT FEW, the Swedish grindcore band featuring bassist Robert Hakemo (KEROZENE, ex-GARDENIAN, GOOSEFLESH), will support Polish death metallers VADER at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg on August 25. Also appearing on the bill will be the Norwegian death metal band ZEENON. RELEVANT FEW are tentatively scheduled to team up with GADGET for a tour of Germany ...

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DEF LEPPARD: New 'Best Of' Collection Due In October

According to HMV Japan, a new DEF LEPPARD "greatest hits" album, is scheduled to be released on October 8. Titled "Best Of Special Edition", the collection will be released as a double CD. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, DEF LEPPARD's breakthrough 1983 album, "Pyromania", was recently certified "diamond" by ...

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AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT Announce Toronto Show

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will be performing at The Vatikan in Toronto, Canada on Saturday, August 21. Also appearing on the bill will be DELICA and PULSE PLANT. AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT released their self-financed debut album, "District 6", in May 2003. The group's sound is being described as a ...

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MUDVAYNE's GREG TRIBBETT Signs With IBANEZ GUITARS

MUDVAYNE guitarist Greg Tribbett has announced his decision to give world-renowned Ibanez electric guitars his exclusive endorsement. "Actually, I played Ibanez guitars from the very beginning," stated the guitarist. "My first teacher played Ibanez. They're slick, dead-on guitars and they play faster. You can set them up for really low string action, which is important ...

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