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LUPARA: New EP Cover Art Posted Online

LUPARA, the Illinois-based band featuring former BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner, have posted a "sneak peek" of the cover artwork for their upcoming promotional CD at their revamped web site. The cover art was created for LUPARA by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie and it turned out "killer," according to Wagner. LUPARA recently ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: U.K. Dates Announced

NME.com is reporting that AUDIOSLAVE have confirmed details of three U.K. shows for June. The group, featuring members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, with Chris Cornell (ex-SOUNDGARDEN) on vocals, will play in Manchester and London. The dates are: Jun. 20-21 – London, UK @ Brixton Carling Academy Jun. 24 – Manchester, UK @ MEN Arena ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL Showcasing For 'Industry Types'

Guitarist Dave Navarro of THE PANIC CHANNEL — the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs — has posted the following message on his web site: "[Thursday] night [Feb. 3] we did what is called ...

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Unreal Estate - ENTOMBED

If you've followed ENTOMBED's legendary career at all, and even if you haven't, it's a good bet you've heard about "Unreal Estate". Choreographers Bogdan Syzber and Carina Reich thought it would be a good idea for ENTOMBED to perform its trademark death n' roll with more than 30 ballerinas at Stockholm's Royal Opera Hall. The ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Present At BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson has been confirmed as one of the presenters at this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ceremony on Monday, February 14 at The Brewery in London. The awards also feature live music from Martin Carthy, Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell and five times nominated Karine Polwart as well as Eddi Reader, ...

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ANDREAS KISSER, ALEX SKOLNICK, SEBASTIAN BACH Among Musicians Featured On RUSH Tribute CD

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser, former TESTAMENT axeman Alex Skolnick, ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach and former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane are among the musicians appearing on the upcoming RUSH tribute album, "Subdivisions", due on March 15 via Magna Carta Records. The CD, which features pre-mix editing by longtime RUSH producer Terry Brown, contains

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THINE EYES BLEED: U.S. Dates Announced

Canadian act THINE EYES BLEED, featuring former KITTIE guitarist/technician Jeff Phillips and bassist John Araya (brother of SLAYER's Tom Araya), have lined up the following dates during March: Mar. 10 – TBA - Chicago IL* Mar. 11 - TBA - St. Louis MO* Mar. 12 - The Game - Wichita, KS Mar. 13 - Vino's ...

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DEEP PURPLE 's STEVE MORSE Unveils New Signature Y2d Guitar

Music Man and DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the Steve Morse signature guitar first created in 1985 with the new Steve Morse Y2d signature model, making its official debut at the Winter NAMM show 2005. Updated features will include a poplar body with maple top in flame or quilt, cream ...

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TOM ARAYA's Brother, Ex-KITTIE Guitarist Join Forces In THINE EYES BLEED

Canadian act THINE EYES BLEED, featuring former KITTIE guitarist/technician Jeff Phillips and bassist John Araya (brother of SLAYER's Tom Araya), have inked a multi-album deal with The End Records. The group's debut album "In The Wake Of Separation", is scheduled for an April 26 release. Highlighted by a disciplined ferocity and over-the-top instrumentation, the band ...

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CELTIC FROST: New Material From A Fan's Perspective

Reunited Swiss "avant-garde" metallers CELTIC FROST, who have yet to announce a new record deal for a comeback album that they've been diligently working on for over three years, have reportedly been quietly rehearsing and recording with new drummer Franco Sesa since late 2003. A fan who attended a rehearsal session in early December 2004 ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

AUDIOSLAVE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 30-July 3 in Roskilde, Denmark. As previously reported, singer Chris Cornell, guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk have been working on the follow-up to their 2002 debut since last year, and Morello said he ...

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LUPARA Announce Concert Dates

LUPARA, the Illinois-based band featuring former BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Jan. 29 - The Big Horse Lounge – Chicago, IL Feb. 04 - J.J. Kelley's – Lansing, IL Feb. 08 - The Rave – Milwaukee, WI (w/ OTEP, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE) Feb. 19 - ...

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EVERGREY: Live CD/DVD Details Revealed

Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY will release their new live CD, "A Night To Remember", on March 15 via InsideOut Music, according to an online posting by the band's frontman, Tom Englund. The band's forthcoming double DVD, which features their 19-song live performance in their hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden, was filmed with 15 high-definition cameras ...

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PARAGON Set Release Date For 'Revenge'

German power metallers PARAGON have set an April 18 European release date through Remedy Records for their new album, "Revenge". "Revenge" marks the follow-up to the band's successful album "The Dark Legacy", released by Remedy in 2003. The new CD was recorded in part at Karo studios with the help of an engineer, and the ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: Sophomore Album Due In June

A source at Epic Records has exclusively told The Zone that the second album from AUDIOSLAVE will arrive in June. Singer Chris Cornell, guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk have been working on the follow-up to their 2002 debut since last year, and Morello said he couldn't be more excited about ...

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