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UFO: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hard rock band UFO have lined up the following U.S. dates in July: Jul. 06 – New York, NY – B.B. King's Jul. 07 - Hampton Beach - NH - Casino Jul. 08 - Baltimore - MD - House Of Rock Jul. 09 - Philadelphia - PA - The Trocadero Jul. 12 - Cleveland ...

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METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Pay Tribute To ANTHRAX

Metal musicians congratulate ANTHRAX on their 20th anniversary: MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine: "ANTHRAX is a band that I have always respected, that has always mattered and was very important to the American metal scene. As part of the 'big four' they were responsible for an enormous amount of the credit for helping establish American metal bands ...

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DEMOLITION To Support TESTAMENT On European 'Reunion' Tour

Austrian melodic thrashers DEMOLITION will be supporting TESTAMENT on their upcoming European "reunion" tour beginning with the London date on May 8. Also appearing non the bill are DIVINE EMPIRE, the Florida-based death metal band featuring bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), and SUSPERIA. Confirmed TESTAMENT/DEMOLITION tour dates: May 08 – London, UK @ Koko May ...

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BEYOND TWILIGHT Sign With NIGHTMARE RECORDS

Danish metallers BEYOND TWILIGHT have inked a U.S. deal with Nightmare Records for the release of their new album, "Section X" (as well as "The Devil's Hall of Fame", which until now only has been available in USA through import). An April release is expected. "After the success of 'The Devil’s Hall of Fame' in ...

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SHADOWS FALL To Guest On 'Lex & Terry' Morning Show

SHADOWS FALL have had an extremely busy week upon being named as main-stage performers at this year's Ozzfest, having their new single for "Inspiration On Demand" score the #4 Most Added spot on the R&R Active Rock chart behind AUDIOSLAVE, GREEN DAY and ROBERT PLANT, all while continuing to annihilate arenas on the SLIPKNOT tour. ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE To Open For TESTAMENT In Europe

DIVINE EMPIRE, the Florida-based death metal band featuring bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), have reportedly been tapped to open for TESTAMENT on their upcoming European "reunion" tour in early May. As previously reported, DIVINE EMPIRE have posted a brand new track, entitled "Storm of Hatred", at this location. "Storm of Hatred" comes off ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Singer Gets His GRAMMY

United Press International is reporting that Grammy Awards organizers decided it was better late than never for former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant. Plant received his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday (March 17) prior to his keynote interview at the annual South By Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas. Plant was absent Feb. 12, when ...

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UFO To Tour U.S. In July

According to Ticketmaster.com, UFO are scheduled to perform at B.B. Kings in New York City on Wednesday, July 6, 2005. Additional U.S. dates are expected to be announced soon. As previously reported, the current lineup of UFOPhil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass), Vinnie Moore (guitar), Paul Raymond (rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Jason Bonham ...

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VH1's 'When METALLICA Ruled The World' To Premiere This Month

A brand new VH1 special, entitled "When Metallica Ruled The World", is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 p.m. "When Metallica Ruled the World" tells the tale of the world's most dangerous band through the people who lived it. It brings you inside the nearly three decades of dramatic success, drunken debauchery ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Sue Illinois Bar

Rob Olmstead of the Daily Herald is reporting that LED ZEPPELIN members Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and descendants of John Bonham filed suit for the unauthorized performance of ZEPPELIN's "Whole Lotta Love" at a Glendale Heights, Illinois bar. In reality, the legends of ZEPPELIN are probably unaware the suit was ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Film 'Stonebreaker' Video

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman has posted the following message in the "Forum" section of the band's official web site: "Mike Dean [bass, vocals] and myself flew down to New Orleans this past week and met up with [Pepper Keenan, guitar/vocals] and Stanton [Moore, drums] to film a video. We chose the tune 'Stonebreaker'. ...

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SOUNDEVICE: New Music Posted Online

SOUNDEVICE, the Atlanta, Georgia-based band featuring former STEREOMUD frontman Erik Rogers, have posted three new song clips from the batch of new tracks they recently recorded. Check out the songs "I Know", "The Edge" and "Blister" at Soundevice.net. SOUNDEVICE's current lineup is rounded out by guitarist Jason Grover (BEND), drummer Cheney Brannon (BEND), ...

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In the Arms of God - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

A blues beat and even bluesier guitar line leads into a classic COC riff stomp on "Stonebreaker". Once Pepper Keenan's vocals enter, you just know that this is the real COC. "In the Arms of God" takes much of the heaviness of "Wiseblood", even the dense feel of "Blind", while retaining some of the style ...

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MURDER 101: Pure Floridian Brutality

Several members of some of South Florida's heaviest bands have teamed up in a brand new project called MURDER 101. The line-up for the group includes Jason Blachowicz (DIVINE EMPIRE, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) on bass, Cesar Placeres (HIBERNUS MORTIS) on drums, Samuel Dean (CHRONZON) on guitar, and Rob Rosenzweig (CHRONZON) on vocals. The band are currently ...

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METALLICA's Fan Worship Documented On 'Metallimania' DVD

Killing Time Productions are releasing an unofficial 95-minute documentary on DVD, titled "Metallimania" and filmed between 1994 to 1996, that humorously captured METALLICA and the outer limits of fan worship in a pre-Napster world. Like "Some Kind of Monster", "Metallimania" was also financed with METALLICA money for the band's own private amusement, a way to ...

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Former MUSHROOMHEAD Singer Explains His Departure

Former MUSHROOMHEAD frontman J. Mann (a.k.a. Jason Popson) recently spoke to DomainCleveland.com about his departure from the group, about his Fractured Transmitter record label and his other projects. Several excerpts from the interview follow: DomainCleveland.com: I'll just cut right to the chase, First and foremost, many MUSHROOMHEAD fans have been asking, Why, J. ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Guitarist Talks About 'In The Arms Of God'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman recently spoke to VWAB about the group's new album, "In the Arms of God" and their upcoming tour with MOTÖRHEAD, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: VWAB: You recorded the last [album] pretty fast, how long did this new one take to record? Woody Weatherman: "It ...

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