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ANTHRAX Guitarist To Guest On Next Week's 'LA Ink'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian will guest on the new TLC series "LA Ink" on September 18 at 10:00 p.m. According to BuddyTV.com, the show, which stars tattoo artist Kat Von D, her staff and A-list clientele, was the highest-rated series premiere in the history of TLC among adults 18-34, with a rating of 2.6 and ...

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TILES: New Album Release Dates Announced

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes the following songs: 01. ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: U.S., German Dates Cancelled Due To U.S. Visa Problems

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have been forced to cancel their previously announced German and U.S. dates due to due to problems encountered while trying to obtain the necessary work permits to play the U.S. shows. The group's official statement in the matter reads as follows: "We are absolutely devastated that we had to ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Performs At KELLY JOHNSON Tribute Concert

U.K.-based music journalist Dave Ling has issued the following report on the tribute to late GIRLSCHOOL guitarist Kelly Johnson which was held on August 20 at the Rock N Roll Kabaret at the Soho Revue Bar in London, England: "[Monday] night I visited London's Soho Revue Bar for a tribute event to honour ex-GIRLSCHOOL guitarist ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: More Headlining Tour Dates Announced

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell has announced the following headlining dates: Sep. 15 - Carson, CA - Home Depot Center Sep. 25 - Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre Sep. 26 - Regina, Saskatchewan - Conexus Centre of the Arts Sep. 28 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Prairieland Park Sep. 29 - Edmonton, Alberta - River ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: Seattle Date Announced

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have scheduled the following U.S. dates: Sep. 02 - Power Box Festival - Darrington, WA Sep. 03 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA In addition to GIRLSCHOOL, the Power Box Festival will feature performances by BENEDICTUM, THE IRON MAIDENS, KITTIE, MCQUEEN and VIXEN, among many others. The lineup consists ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Cancels Festival Dates

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell was forced to cancel three previously announced European festival appearances on medical advice. The affected dates are the Metal Hammer festival in Poland, the Sziget festival in Hungary, and the Frequency festival in Austria. Cornell's next scheduled concert is the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium on August 17. The following message ...

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RUSH Guitarist Guests On New TILES Album

Guitarist Alex Lifeson of RUSH reunited with his old friend/producer Terry Brown for the first time in 25 years to work on a song for the forthcoming TILES CD, "Fly Paper". TILES guitarist Chris Herin provides a few details: "Terry had approached Alex about making a guest appearance — and played him some of our ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: New Video Interview Available

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell was interviewed by CW11 New York WPIX-TV on Thursday, August 2. Watch the interview at this location. Cornell recently told The Pulse of Radio that he'd like to see his former band SOUNDGARDEN issue a rarities collection. "I've sort of left that in Kim (Thayil, guitarist)'s world, because ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Says SOUNDGARDEN Rarities Set Is Possible

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell is currently touring in support of his new solo album, "Carry On", and playing a number of SOUNDGARDEN songs each night that have not been heard live for years. While a SOUNDGARDEN reunion isn't likely, Cornell told The Pulse ...

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VOIVOD, GHOULUNATICS, UNEXPECT, ANONYMUS Up For QUEBEC INDEPENDENT MUSIC Award

VOIVOD ("Katorz"), GHOULUNATICS ("Cryogénie"), UNEXPECT ("In A Flesh Aquarium"), ANONYMUS ("Chapter Chaos Begins"), and LES ÉKORCHÉS ("Les Ékorchés") have been nominated in the "Best Metal/Hardcore Album" category at the second annual Quebec Independent Music Awards (GAMIQ), to be held on September 16 at Montreal's Metropolis. The public can vote for 16 categories on the GAMIQ ...

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BOSTON Star Receives Celebrity Animal Advocate Of The Year Award

Tom Scholz, founder of the rock band BOSTON, was honored for his philanthropy work by the annual Animal Rights National Conference in Los Angeles. He was presented with the Celebrity Animal Advocate of the Year award in recognition of his long-term support of animal rights. Scholz was accompanied by his wife Kim. Past recipients of ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: This Weekend's Shows To Go Ahead As Scheduled

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, as you can imagine things aren't exactly 'cheery' in the GIRLSCHOOL camp right now with the loss of our beautiful and talented friend Kelly Johnson. For anyone planning to come along to the two gigs we're doing in ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Pays Tribute To Late GIRLSCHOOL Guitarist

MOTÖRHEAD has issued the following update: "It is with extreme sadness to inform you that Kelly Johnson, original lead guitarist of GIRLSCHOOL, passed away on Sunday night, 15th July. She has been suffering from spinal cancer for the last six years. "Joining GIRLSCHOOL in 1978, Kelly was a face in the classic line-up alongside Kim ...

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JAGUAR Pays Tribute To Fallen GIRLSCHOOL Guitarist

NWOBHM heavyweights JAGUAR have posted the following message on their web site: "It is with much sadness that we have been told that Kelly Johnson, the ex-GIRLSCHOOL guitarist, passed away on Sunday after losing a six-year battle with cancer. JAGUAR extends it sincerest condolences and regards to Kelly's family and friends, including the other members ...

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STRYPER Frontman Confirmed For BRAD DELP Tribute Gig

On August 19, 2007, STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet will sing a few songs with BOSTON as part of a tribute to Brad Delp that is being planned by Brad's son and daughter. Although the list of acts and other details of the event have not yet been confirmed, it is BOSTON's understanding that the event ...

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NEW YORK DOLLS To Perform At Coney Island's SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Legendary rockers NEW YORK DOLLS have been confirmed for the seventh annual Siren Music Festival, set to take place Saturday, July 21, 12-9pm, at Coney Island, New York. Also scheduled to appear are WE ARE SCIENTISTS, MATT AND KIM, THE BLACK LIPS, DR. DOG, NOISETTES, LAVENDER DIAMOND, THE DETROIT COBRAS, ELVIS PERKINS and THE TWILIGHT ...

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Former MERCYFUL FATE Drummer Doesn't Rule Out Reunion

Former MERCYFUL FATE drummer Kim Ruzz has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "A few words from depths of Hamlets, Denmark. "Kim Ruzz will in a moment appear in front of you in the form of written words. So if you are a true MERCYFUL FATE fan be seated and enjoy. Hello there great to ...

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KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE Members Attend MICHAEL DENNER's Wedding

FORCE OF EVIL, the Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), has issued the following update: "A rare meeting took place at Michael Denner's wedding on March 17th. Members from original MERCYFUL FATE, KING ...

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SAXON Comments On CHANNEL 4 Documentary

British heavy metal legends SAXON are taking part in a documentary series that U.K.'s Channel 4 will air in April. The idea for the series is for renowned promoter Harvey Goldsmith to return six acts to "big-time showbiz." His task with SAXON is to get the band a hit single in Britain. Commented the band ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: Birmingham Concert Postponed

NINE INCH NAILS has issued the following update: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, the band will be unable to perform tonight [Monday, March 5] at Birmingham Academy [in Birmingham, England]. The show has been rescheduled for August 28, 2007. Please hold onto your ticket as tickets for tonight's performance will be valid for the ...

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