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AMORPHIS Complete Work On New Album

Finland's AMORPHIS completed the final mix for their new album on Saturday, September 24 at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki with Mikko Karmila (who previously worked with the group on their "Am Universum" CD). The follow-up to last year's "Far from the Sun" was recorded at Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki with engineer Nino Laurenne (THUNDERSTONE). ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, VELVET REVOLVER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Tweeter Center City/State: Tinley Park, Ill. Date: Aug. 27, 2005 Attendance: 13,069 Capacity: 28,644 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake City/State: Burgettstown, Pa. Date: Aug. ...

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AMORPHIS: Russian Tour Dates Announced

Finnish hard rockers AMORPHIS have lined up two dates in Russia in early November. The details are as follows: Nov. 03 – St. Petersburg, RUS @ Port Club Nov. 04 – Moscow, RUS @ CDK MAI AMORPHIS recently entered the Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki to start the recording process for their follow-up to last ...

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ILL NINO To Perform Acoustically At Long Island In-Store

ILL NINO have scheduled the following in-store appearances in support of their new album, "One Nation Underground": Sep. 30 - Morristown, NJ @ Scotti's Record Shop (6pm-7pm) Oct. 02 - West Babylon, NY @ Looney Tunes CDs (4pm) The Looney Tunes in-store will include a rare acoustic performance by the band. A brand-new ILL NINO ...

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One Nation Underground - ILL NINO

ILL NINO couldn't exist at a better time in the United States. With a growing Latino population and a greater acceptance of the Spanish language, to the point where major cities are for all practical purposes bilingual, this band's haphazard mishmash of populist metal and Hispanic influence is perfectly-timed to appeal to a lot of ...

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GIZMACHI And DIECAST Added To ILL NINO Tour

GIZMACHI and DIECAST have been added to the upcoming ILL NINO headlining tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Northern Lights - Clifton Park, NY Sep. 21 - Crocodile Rock - Allentown, PA Sep. 23 - House of Blues - Atlantic City, NJ Sep. 24 - WQWK Block Party - State College, PA ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: VELVET REVOLVER, CHEVELLE, THE ACTUAL Venue: Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 20, 2005 Attendance: 5,910 Capacity: 7,019 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Marcus Amphitheatre City/State: ...

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DISTURBED, LIFE OF AGONY, GOD FORBID, DARKEST HOUR And More To Perform At LOCOBAZOOKA! Festival

DISTURBED, LIFE OF AGONY, ILL NINO, CLUTCH, DOPE, BLOODSIMPLE, DARKEST HOUR and GOD FORBID are among the bands confirmed for the Locobazooka! United We Rock! Music and Arts Festival 2005, set to take place September 18, 2005 at the Fitchburg Airport in Fitchburg, MA. While major headliners are having difficulty selling out venues, Locobazooka!, in ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Lines Up COMMITTEE OF THIRTEEN Tour Dates

SOULFLY/ex-ILL NINO guitarist Marc Rizzo has lined up three shows with his side project COMMITTEE OF THIRTEEN before he heads out on the road with SOULFLY in October in support of the group's new album, "Dark Ages", out on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. Copies of COMMITTEE OF THIRTEEN's self-titled debut can be ordered via ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED: 'The All-Star Sessions' To Surface In October

Roadrunner Records has put together a groundbreaking record to mark the label’s 25th Anniversary. The group is called ROADRUNNER UNITED and the album titled "The All-Star Sessions". This full-length release, in stores on October 11, 2005, is a "master class" in hard rock/metal. Boasting 57 artists from 45 of Roadrunner's past and present bands, the ...

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DISTURBED: 250,000 Fists To Unlock New Tune

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED fans will soon have a chance to hear the title track from the band's upcoming third album, "Ten Thousand Fists", but only if they do a little viral marketing for the band first. New media player software now available at the Chicago quartet's official web site will unlock the song ...

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DISTURBED To Embark On U.K. Tour In October

According to Metal Hammer magazine, DISTURBED will embark on their first U.K. tour in almost three years in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 12 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Oct. 13 - London, UK @ Astoria Oct. 16 - Glasgow, UK @ QMU Oct. 17 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 2 A ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Sign With LIQUOR AND POKER MUSIC

Acclaimed Los Angeles quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY, recently dubbed the "#1 metal band you need to know now" by Guitar World, have officially joined the roster of Liquor and Poker Music. The L.A.-based rock label will release the group's new album, "Their Rock Is Not Our Rock", on October 18. A rough mix of the new ...

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ILL NINO Filming Two Videos From New Album

According to a posting on ILL NINO's web site, the band have enlisted Dale "Rage" Resteghini (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED) to direct two videos from their upcoming album, "One Nation Underground", due on September 27 via Roadrunner Records. The shoot for "This Is War" reportedly took place on Saturday (July 23) in Long Island, while "What You ...

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Former FEAR FACTORY Guitarist DINO CAZARES Says He Is No Longer Working With NICK BARKER

FEAR FACTORY's official fan site, FearFactoryFans.com, recently conducted an interview with former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares. Several excerpts follow: FearFactoryFans.com: How's your new project with Nick Barker [ex-DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH] coming along? Are you guys still going by the name DRIVEN BY SUFFERING? Dino: "Nick Barker is back in England. ...

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ILL NINO To Work With Director DALE 'RAGE' RESTEGHINI

ILL NINO have selected Dale "Rage" Resteghini (MUDVAYNE, SHADOWS FALL, FEAR FACTORY, HATEBREED) to film the video for their new single, "What You Deserve". The clip will reportedly follow a kid who represents "bad karma" throughout a day in his life as he "gets over" on people, ultimately bringing the video to a comedic and ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist To Host New Jersey Showcase

SOULFLY/ex-ILL NINO guitarist Marc Rizzo will be hosting a BBQ/concert on Saturday, July 23 at Axis Lounge in Carlstadt, New Jersey, playing with his side project COMMITTEE OF THIRTEEN. The billing for the concert will feature some of the best local bands from Marc's hometown as well as some out-of-town friends, including CORE-TEZ, STEMM, ONE ...

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DISTURBED: 'Stricken' Single Posted Online

A DISTURBED media player, featuring the group's new single, "Stricken", can be accessed at this location. "Stricken" is scheduled to go for radio adds around July 25. The song is the first single off the group's upcoming third album, "Ten Thousand Fists", due on September 20 via Reprise. The album features the debut ...

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ILL NINO: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new ILL NINO track, entitled "This Is War", is available for download from Roadrun.com. "This Is War" comes off the group's new album, "One Nation Underground", due on September 27 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Confessions", "One Nation Underground" (view cover here) was produced by Scrap 60 (ANTHRAX, ...

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DISTURBED: New Album Artwork To Be Created By TODD MCFARLANE

Todd McFarlane will be creating the album cover for the new DISTURBED album, "Ten Thousand Fists", in stores September 20. Aside from creating the wildly popular comic book character Spawn, McFarlane also designed the album cover for KORN's "Follow the Leader" as well as the video for "Freak on a Leash" and PEARL JAM's "Do ...

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DISTURBED: Fan Club Edition Of New Album To Include Bonus Tracks

Launch Radio Networks report: The fan club edition of DISTURBED's new album, "Ten Thousand Fists", will include two bonus tracks and a three-month membership to the group's new website, DisturbedOnes.com. The Chicago-based band recorded 20 songs during the sessions for the album, of which 14 made the final track list. In addition to the two ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Begin Work On New Material

Guitarist Markus Vanhala of the Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM has issued the following update: "Harri Pikka and I have updated our guitar arsenal with a Gibson Flying-V and a Gibson Les Paul! "OMNIUM GATHERUM have started composing the new stuff for the next album which is planned to be recorded next spring. The first ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Slams ILL NINO: 'Enough Of The Lies'

Former ILL NINO and current SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has hit back at ILL NINO over his assertion that the band use backing tapes during their live performances and that he gave the group's lead singer, Cristian Machado, a "beatdown" after Machado allegedly "talked shit" about Rizzo's current band, SOULFLY, from the stage while on ...

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DISTURBED: New Single 'Stricken' To Go For Radio Adds This Month

DISTURBED's new single, "Stricken", is scheduled to go for radio adds on July 25. "Stricken" is the first single off the group's upcoming third album, "Ten Thousand Fists", due on September 20 via Reprise. The album features the debut of new bassist John Moyer (ex-THE UNION UNDERGROUND). DISTURBED recently made a song called "Guarded" from ...

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