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DAMAGEPLAN: Webcast Video Posted Online

The DAMAGEPLAN webcast that originally aired on February 8 has been posted online online in at this location (Windows Media). As previously reported, DAMAGEPLAN will be teaming up with HATEBREED, DROWNING POOL and UNEARTH for the second installment of the "Headbanger's Ball" tour beginning in late March. Leaked dates so far include: Mar. ...

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TOMMY LEE To Perform At ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be performing at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida on March 6. The festival is being held at the Bayfront Park and will run from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. the following day. Tommy will be performing a live drum and DJ set. For more information, click ...

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RUSH: Tour Announcement Delayed

RUSH will reveal the details of their 30th Anniversary Tour on Wednesday, February 18 — one day later than previously expected. According to the group's official newsletter, the tour date announcement has been delayed in order to finalize and confirm all of the necessary details. As previously reported, Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee unveiled plans ...

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RUSH To Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates This Week

RUSH will be announcing the dates for their 30th Anniversary Tour on Tuesday, February 17 via their official web site, Rush.com. The band's Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee unveiled plans to mark their 30th anniversary year by hitting the road for a major global concert tour in 2004 during a special appearance on the nationally ...

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BEN MOODY Talks Frankly About EVANESCENCE Split

Former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody spoke to Mix 96.1 in San Antonio, Texas about why he left the group while the band was in Germany. Moody said he didn't leave the group in a huff, and things were discussed between he, vocalist Amy Lee, and the band's management well in advance. Moody implied that Amy ...

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LEMMY's Rockabilly Project To Release Live DVD

LEMMY, SLIM JIM & DANNY B., the rockabilly project featuring MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, STRAY CATS' Slim Jim Phantom and THE ROCKATS' Danny B. Harvey, filmed their January 13 performance at The Cat Club in Hollywood, California for an upcoming DVD, due later in the year. Among the cover songs performed by the group during ...

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LIVING LOUD: Video Clip Available Online

A Quicktime clip of the first video from LIVING LOUD, the new "supergroup" featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley alongside members of URIAH HEEP and DEEP PURPLE, is available for download at this location. The track in question, "In The Name of God", will be included on the band's forthcoming debut album, ...

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IRON MAIDEN, SLAYER Managers Involved In GRAMMY Brawl

IRON MAIDEN manager Rod Smallwood and SLAYER manager Rick Sales (both of whom work under the Sanctuary umbrella) were involved in a fistfight with record executive Happy Walters at the BMG Grammy party over the weekend. According to a posting at Hits Daily Double, "Big talk of the night was the free-for-all at the Avalon ...

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URIAH HEEP/DEEP PURPLE Supergroup Finds A Name

The new "supergroup" featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley alongside members of URIAH HEEP and DEEP PURPLE, will release their debut album under the name LIVING LOUD, according to Undercover News. The band, which consists of Daisley, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums, Don Airey (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) on keyboards, ...

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WES BORLAND: 'I Will Never Join EVANESCENCE'

Ex-LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has posted the following message on the web site of his now-defunct post-LIMP BIZKIT band EAT THE DAY: "I didn't think that I needed to say anything about this, but to be perfectly clear and to address many rumors I have heard, I have not, nor will I ever join ...

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Probot - PROBOT

For three years, we've been hearing rumors that Dave Grohl — former drummer for NIRVANA, singer and guitarist for his own band, FOO FIGHTERS, as well as sometime drummer for QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE — one of the last standing heroes of alternative rock, was compiling an album of thrash metal tunes, with each ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Cover Artwork, MP3 Clip Posted Online

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), along with original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, have posted the cover artwork for their debut album, "Torrential Reign", at this location (artwork and layout by Swedish artist Mattias Norén). In ...

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METALLICA, EVANESCENCE Among Winners At 46th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS

METALLICA have won a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 46th annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. METALLICA ("St. Anger") beat out such other "Metal" nominees as KORN ("Did My Time"), MARILYN MANSON ("mOBSCENE"), SPINESHANK ("Smothered") and STONE SOUR ("Inhale"). Also ...

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VENOM's CRONOS: 'DAVE GROHL's Not A Rock-Star Dick'

VENOM frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant recently spoke to Rock Sound magazine about his involvement with the PROBOT project, the one-off metal album put together by ex-NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS guitarist/vocalist Dave Grohl. "Fuck, [Dave] is a totally down-to-earth guy, not a rock-star dick or nothing!" Cronos said. "We were hanging out an and having beers ...

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COLD Announce New Guitarist

COLD have announced the addition of guitarist Eddie Rendini (ex-DARWIN'S WAITING ROOM) to the group's ranks. Rendini joins the band as the replacement for Terry Balsamo, who recently left COLD to hook up with EVANESCENCE. "I just wanted to thank everyone for this amazing welcome into an amazing family!" Eddie said in a statement posted ...

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MURDERDOLLS Singer Checks In With Solo Tour Update

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 has posted the following update on his official web site: "The week started off bad because we had an ice/snow storm here in [North Carolina]. This made it a difficult task to travel to rehearsals as well as the show on Thursday. However, we made it through mother natures beating and ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN Schedules Bass Clinics

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (DAVE LEE ROTH, MR. BIG, TALAS) has lined up a bunch of bass clinics (instructional seminars) in Southeast Asia in February. "I'm taking a break from my recording to do these, but I'll be right back to finishing my second solo CD, a new NIACIN CD, and much more when I ...

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THIN LIZZY Drummer 'Feeling Better', Will Join The Band On The Road

THIN LIZZY drummer Michael Lee (ex-PAGE/PLANT, THE CULT, LITTLE ANGELS) is "feeling better" and will join his bandmates on their upcoming tour after all, according to a statement from the group's management, Coallier Entertainment. The band had previously announced their intention to find a temporary replacement while Lee was recovering from an unspecified illness. "All ...

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DOWNSET: New Song Available For Download

A brand new DOWNSET track, titled "Forever", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Forever" comes off the group's long-awaited new album, "Universal", due on March 9 through the Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Check Your People" (Epitaph) was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager, mixed ...

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'Heavy Metal Parking Lot' Hits The Road

Jeffrey Lee Puckett of The Courier-Journal reports that "Heavy Metal Parking Lot", a 16-minute documentary filmed in 1986 that has become a grassroots cult classic, is the basis of a new half-hour series that debuted last weekend but makes its big splash this Sunday (Feb 1) with a 19-hour marathon starting at 8 a.m. The ...

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TOMMY LEE A Babe Magnet In Vegas

Despite reports he's dating Pink, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was hitting on plenty of young women at Las Vegas hotspot AquaKnox on December 30. A bartender at the Venetian hotel hangout told Star magazine, "Tommy was here from 9 to about 11 p.m., and he was like a magnet. He just leaned against ...

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DOWNSET To Release New Album In March

DOWNSET will release their new album, "Universal", in March through Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. "Universal" was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager, mixed by Wes Seidman and mastered by Tom Baker, and features the band lineup of Ares, Rey Orepeza (vocals), Chris Lee (drums) and Rico Villasenor (bass). Commented label owner Kyle Gibbons, "My ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER To Guest On VH1 CLASSIC

Singer Joe Lynn Turner (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will be sharing compelling anecdotes and introducing classic pop and rock videos on cable channel, VH1 Classic, starting at 6:00 a.m. January 31. Turner's guest VJ shift will appear in segments throughout the weekend. He'll be joined by veteran VH1 personality Amy Scott. Joe and Amy ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Apologizes To COLD

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has apologized online for disparaging remarks she made about COLD last week, when she revealed that COLD's former guitarist Terry Balsamo had permanently joined her band. Writing to COLD's official message board, Lee said, "Dear COLD fans, I'm sure the last thing you want to hear right now is ...

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