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SUFFOCATION: First 2008 Dates Announced

Legendary New York death metallers SUFFOCATION have scheduled the following dates: Feb. 23 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Jul. 18 - Detroit, MI - Harpo's Jul. 19 - Mokena, IL - The Pearl Room Jul. 20 - Urbana, IL - The Canopy Club (Central Illinois Metalfest) Jul. 21 - Louisville, KY - Uncle Pleasants ...

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ATROCITY: New Album Details Revealed

Long-running German metallers ATROCITY will release a new two-song download single on January 11. According to vocalist Alex Krull, "'Smalltown Boy' turned out to be hymn-like, catchy and melodic wheras 'Relax' has become a real monster song!" "Smalltown Boy" and "Relax" come off ATROCITY's long-awaited new album, "Werk 80 II", which is scheduled for release ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For CENTRAL ILLINOIS METALFEST

Legendary New York death metallers SUFFOCATION have been confirmed for next year's Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 18-20 at the Canopy Club in Urbana, Illinois. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABACINATE ABOMINANT AMAGORTIS ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY BLOODSOAKED BRODEQUIN CARDIAC ARREST CEPHALOTRIPSY CEREBRAL BORE CONDEMNED COVENANCE DEVOURMENT EBONMORTIS EVISCERATED EXECRATION FUNERUS ...

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GOTTHARD: Italian Concert Cancellation Explained

Swiss hard rock band GOTTHARD has cancelled its previously announced four-date Italian mini-tour after singer Steve Lee was taken ill. "We had hoped that Steve [would be] back on track [by now], but unfortunately that is not the case right now," the group writes in a statement. "We hope to [be able to announce] new ...

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SUFFOCATION: 'The Best Of' Collection Due In January

Roadrunner Records has set a January 29, 2008 North American release date for a "best-of" collection from legendary New York death metallers SUFFOCATION, appropriately titled "The Best of Suffocation". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Liege Of Inveracity 02. Infecting The Crypts 03. Effigy Of The Forgotten 04. Seeds Of The ...

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HELIX Singer Pays Tribute To KEVIN DUBROW

Vocalist Brian Vollmer of the Canadian hard rockers HELIX has posted the following message on the band's web site: "Last Sunday [Nov. 25] lead singer of QUIET RIOT, Kevin DuBrow, was found dead at his home. We would like to express our condolences to his family. "As most of you know, we toured with QUIET ...

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RUDY SARZO Reflects On Legacy Of QUIET RIOT

Debby Rao of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with bassist Rudy Sarzo (DIO, ex-QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE) about QUIET RIOT's enduring legacy and his relationship with the group's late vocalist Kevin DuBrow, who was found dead in his Las Vegas home on November 25, 2007. The following is an excerpt from the ...

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NIKKI SIXX, Ex-Wife Back In Court

According to TMZ.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and his ex-wife Donna D'Errico were in court today to settle financial matters in their divorce. Despite the fact that the judge expressed concern for Donna, both parties waived their rights to financial support. The former couple did reach a settlement agreement on the rest ...

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GLENN HUGHES Remembers KEVIN DUBROW

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has released the following extened statement regarding the passing of QUIET RIOT singer Kevin DuBrow: "I am deeply saddened by the passing of one of my closest friends, Kevin DuBrow. "I had known Kevin since '83, when QUIET RIOT took off with their multi-platinum-selling record. "He was ...

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Classic QUIET RIOT Broadcast To Re-Air Today

The CMS Radio Network will honor the passing of QUIET RIOT vocalist Kevin DuBrow by featuring a classic broadcast of the band on Tuesday, November 27 at noon EST. The hour-long broadcast was professionally recorded in 1983, just as the group was breaking big with its "Metal Health" release. To tune in and remember QUIET ...

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'Rockline' Producer Offers Thoughts On KEVIN DUBROW's Passing

Gregg Journigan, producer of the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline", has released the following statement regarding the passing of QUIET RIOT singer Kevin DuBrow: "Sitting in Japan I read a rumor [Sunday] night that Kevin DuBrow had passed. My first thought was it's way early in U.S. and 'I haven't seen it on Blabbermouth.' Upon ...

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