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Former FIGHT Members Rejoin Forces In GLASS PIPE SUICIDE

Former FIGHT bandmates Jay Jay (bass) and Brian Tilse (guitar) have joined forces in a brand new project called GLASS PIPE SUICIDE. To complete the trio, Jay and Tilse summonsed the unconventional drum stylings of crazyman drummer Knits, formerly of the alternative metal band LOLLIPOP LUST KILL. GLASS PIPE SUICIDE, who came up with their ...

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CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Promotes Key Sales Staff

Century Media Records has promoted current Vice President of Sales & Distribution, Brian Sharp, to the newly created Vice President of Internal Operations position, while current Manager of Sales & Distribution, Andrew "Hoz" Hosner, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales & Product Development. Enjoying a 55% sales increase in 2004, Century Media Records ...

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DEICIDE: Part Of European Tour Postponed; Lineup Changes Explained

Contrary to reports from the Portuguese date of DEICIDE's European tour, DEICIDE have not cancelled the rest of the trek but have instead postponed part of the tour in order to accodmodate drummer Steve Asheim, whose father has just died. The group's booking agent, Adam Elfin of First Contact Agency, has sent BLABBERMOUTH.NET the following ...

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JIMI HENDRIX, ACE FREHLEY Guitars To Be Moved As Part of HARD ROCK's 'Top Of The Rock' Program

Hard Rock International, one of the most globally-recognized music, entertainment and dining brands, with a network of 117 signature Hard Rock Cafes in 45 countries, has selected Panalpina Inc., one of the world's leading forwarding and logistics service providers, to move guitars once played by rock 'n' roll legends Jimi Hendrix and KISS guitarist Ace ...

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FU MANCHU: Studio Photos Posted Online

FU MANCHU have posted several photos from the recording sessions for their latest CD, "Start the Machine", at their official web site. Check them out at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "California Crossing" (Mammoth), "Start the Machine" was produced by Brian Joseph Dobbs (VOIVOD, MANMADEGOD, DEATH ANGEL) and marks the group's first ...

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ION VEIN To Support METAL CHURCH In Chicago

Chicago prog/power metallers ION VEIN will be supporting METAL CHURCH at the Chicago stop of their U.S. tour on Monday, November 15 at the House of Blues. Also appearing on the bill will be 3 INCHES OF BLOOD. You can also catch ION VEIN doing a full headlining show at JJ Kelley's in Lansing, IL ...

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QUEEN Case Thrown Out Over Nationality Doubts

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that the three remaining members of the rock group QUEEN have lost a court case because they couldn't prove their nationality. Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor sued a German record label over an unsolicited release of a 1977 live recording of "We Will Rock You". A Cologne ...

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FU MANCHU To Appear On San Diego Music Show

FU MANCHU will be the featured guests on San Diego's music show "Fox Rox" on Thursday, October 28 beginning at 12:00 a.m. PT. They will be performing two songs and drummer Scott Reeder and guitarist Bob Balch will be interviewed for the show. FU MANCHU will be kicking off a U.S. tour with CLUTCH on ...

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ULI JON ROTH Confirmed For Romania's ROCK MY HEART FESTIVAL

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth has been invited to play at the Rock My Heart Festival in Bucharest, Romania on November 6, 2004 at the Sport Arena. He will perform three songs by Jimi Hendrix as part of "The Jimi Hendrix Concert" which also features Mick Abrahams and Brian Robertson as guest guitarists. Uli's backing ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Bassist Issues European Tour Report

CANNIBAL CORPSE bassist Alex Webster has issued the following tour report: "Hey everybody, we're back from the European tour, so I figured it would be a good time to give a report of how things went. "The last time you heard from us, we had just begun the Scandinavian portion of the tour. Everything wound ...

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DEATH ANGEL: European Tour Cancelled

DEATH ANGEL's previously announced European headlining tour has been cancelled. No reason was given for the cancellation. DEATH ANGEL's latest CD, "The Art of Dying", was released in May through Nuclear Blast Records. The group's first studio album since 1990's "Act III", "The Art of Dying" was recorded at SF Soundworks studios in San Francisco, ...

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FU MANCHU Tape SIRIUS Special

FU MANCHU guitarist Bob Balch and drummer Scott Reeder taped an hour-long special on Sirius Satellite Radio that will air on October 20. The show is called "Contact High" with Bobby Black and will feature tunes from the group's latest CD, "Start the Machine", as well as music picked by the guys. FU MANCHU will ...

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Atlanta's UNCROWNED Wins National Rock Competition

UNCROWNED, an unsigned band based in Atlanta, has won the "Shot at the Cabo Wabo" national battle-of-the-bands competition. Beating out more than 250 of the country's hottest unsigned bands, UNCROWNED won an all-expense paid trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and will perform both nights (October 8 and 9, 2004) at the Cabo Wabo Meltdown ...

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QUEEN Drummer Backs ELTON's MADONNA Jibe

Australia's Seven.com.au is reporting that QUEEN's drummer Roger Taylor has supported Elton John in his criticism of international pop singer Madonna. Elton John made headlines internationally after taking a foul-mouthed swipe at Madonna at the British Q Awards, saying she cheated her fans by miming on stage. "It is about time somebody said ...

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QUEEN: 1982 Concert In London To Be Released On CD And DVD

Billboard.com is reporting that QUEEN's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV, will be released on November 9 via Hollywood Records. "Queen on Fire: Live at the Bowl" will be available for the first time in its entirety on separate double-disc CDs and DVDs, sporting a new stereo ...

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AC/DC Singer Lends Voice To Video Game

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and actor Dennis Haysbert of the hit television drama "24" are among the celebrities that have signed on for key voice talent roles in Activision, Inc.'s gritty, epic first-person war action-thriller "Call of Duty: Finest Hour" Additionally, veteran writer/ producer Michael Schiffer will once again provide his screenwriting stamp with a ...

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EYEHATEGOD Singer Talks About New Projects

According to a posting on the Southern Lord Records web site, the EYEHATEGOD/CRIPPLE BASTARD split 7" single will be re-pressed. A total of 555 copies on green vinyl and 555 copies on purple vinyl will be made. In other EYEHATEGOD-related news, the band's singer Michael D. Williams was interviewed by Con.Sect (Connected Sections) ...

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