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GHOULUNATICS Drummer Suffers Ankle Injury, Band Cancel Show

Montreal deathcore act GHOULUNATICS have been forced to cancel their previously announced performance in Trois-Rivières, Quebec next Saturday, April 17 because of an injury sustained by their drummer Brian. "He hurt his ankle on Monday night while playing outside with his son Milan," the band write in a statement. "At the time I am writing ...

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SHADOWS FALL Begin Recording New Album, Prepare To Hit The Road

The dynamic thrash metal quintet SHADOWS FALL will embark on a national U.S. headlining tour this summer in preparation for their highly anticipated fourth full-length release. The trek, dubbed the "Strhess Tour", will also feature AS I LAY DYING, HIMSA and REMEMBERING NEVER. SHADOWS FALL just entered Planet Z Studios (HATEBREED) to track the follow ...

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MNEMIC Confirmed For Denmark's MIDTFYNS FESTIVAL

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have been confirmed for the Midtfyns Festival, a five-day event set to take place June 22-26 in Ringe, Denmark. Also set to appear are DEEP PURPLE and STOMPED, among many others. For more information, click

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WHITESNAKE, Ex-QUIET RIOT Members Sign Copies Of 'Food That Rocks': Photos Available

Drummer Frankie Banali's (ex-QUIET RIOT, W.A.S.P.) web site is currently hosting several photos from the March 18 in-store book signing for "Food That Rocks", the rock and roll cookbook co-authored by Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. In addition to Cindy, David and co-author Margie Lapanja, others in attendance at the Virgin Megastore ...

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ORGY To Embark On First Headlining Tour In Three Years

Los Angeles, California-based ORGY are gearing up for their first tour in almost three years beginning on April 20 in San Antonio, Texas for the Rockon Coors Light Fest with PAPA ROACH (as part of San Antonio's Fiesta Festival). Confirmed dates are as follows: ORGY "Punk Statik Paranoia" tour: Apr. 20 - San Antonio, TX ...

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TESLA Bassist: Don't Call Us A Glam Band

While TESLA may have toured with POISON at the close of the '80s, bassist Brian Wheat tells Newt Briggs of the Las Vegas Mercury that this certainly doesn't warrant comparison to the two bands musically. "We didn't write songs about fucking our old lady in the back of the car," he explained. "We might have ...

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DEATH ANGEL Working On Video For 'Thicker Than Blood'

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL are currently working on a video for their new single, "Thicker Than Blood". "The shoot went AWESOME! It's going to be a killer video!" the band write. "Thicker Than Blood" comes off DEATH ANGEL's much-anticipated comeback album, "The Art of Dying", due in the U.S. on May ...

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THE RED CHORD Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Massachusetts metal/grind band THE RED CHORD has officially inked a deal with Metal Blade/Black Market Activities Records. The band plan to record their next full-length album, entitled "Clients", later this year. Commented THE RED CHORD vocalist Guy Kozowyk: "The Metal Blade offer was hands down the best all around deal we have received in the ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Gets Unplugged

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd played an acoustic version of the solo track "Shine" during a recent appearance on the Detroit radio station WRIF. Listen to the performance and the accompanying interview with WRIF DJ Mike Staff at this location (Windows Media). As previously reported, Todd released his highly anticipated solo debut, "You ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans-based band fronted by ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo, have announced more dates as part of their upcoming U.S. tour. Support at all shows will come will come from ZEKE, with DEICIDE added to the bill from April 6 onwards. The trek is shaping up as follows: Mar. 26 – Tallahassee, FL ...

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PSYCHOMANTHIUM: First Song Posted Online

PSYCHOMANTHIUM, the "old-school speed/thrash metal" band featuring vocalist Martin Missy from the cult German speed-thrashers PROTECTOR, Brian "Hobbs" Hobbie on bass (ex-INTERNAL BLEEDING, currently in CATASTROPHIC), plus Derek "Derekonomicon" Schilling on guitar and Ant Ichrist on drums (both from ARKHAM 13), have posted a "raw rehearsal" version of the track "Zombie Lake" at

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CINDERELLA Drummer Seeking Guitarists For Dance Project

Fred Coury of CINDERELLA is currently looking for two guitarists for an upcoming tour by his electro-dance project EFFCEE. Please send all packages (demo, photo and bio) to: Fred Coury c/o BCM 1155 N. Cienega Blvd. Suite 909 Los Angeles, CA. 90069 As previously reported, EFFCEE will be releasing their debut album, "Perfect", in May. ...

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Report: OZZY's Daughter, LIONEL's Girl Clash Over DEADSY Frontman

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne's eldest daughter Aimee has prompted Los Angeles police to launch an investigation into "The Simple Life" star Nicole Richie after claiming Richie is harassing her. The reclusive Osbourne has told cops that Richie, the daughter of soul star Lionel Richie, has been making harassing phone calls ...

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MNEMIC: European Festival Appearances Announced

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have lined up the following festival appearances during the coming months: Apr. 30 - Aarhus, DEN - Fee Metal Festival May 01 - Aalborg, DEN - Way Up North Festival Jun. 04 - Aarhus, DEN - Spot ...

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DAMAGEPLAN: 'Save Me' Video To Premiere On MTV2

DAMAGEPLAN's video for "Save Me" will receive its world premiere on March 27 as part of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball Tour" special. The clip was shot in early March with director Christoffer "Salzy" Salzgeber (SOULFLY, HALFORD, SNOT) and is described by DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman as "killer." DAMAGEPLAN, who made their live debut in Japan late ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Offer 'Slighty Amped Tour' On iTunes

According to the official Zakk Wylde fan site SDMFworldwide.com, Zakk Wylde and iTunes have teamed up to offer fans an opportunity to download music from the "Slightly Amped Tour", recorded in 2002 at Westwire Studios in Allentown, Pennsylvania. This tuned-downed acoustic, sometimes electric performance is a rarity and offers Zakk Wylde and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: 'The Anthology' Out Now

Sanctuary Records have just released a new DIAMOND HEAD compilation album, "Am I Evil? - The Anthology", a two-CD retrospective that covers the group's entire career, with all tracks having been remastered. "Am I Evil? - The Anthology" track listing: Disc 1: 01. Am I Evil? 02. Lightning To The Nation 03. The Prince 04. ...

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CINDERELLA Drummer Launches Dance Project

EFFCEE, the new dance project formed by CINDERELLA drummer Fred Coury, will be releasing their debut album, "Perfect", in May. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Digital World 02. Dance With You 03. Perfect 04. Gentle Devastation 05. Damaged Girl 06. Fake 07. Star 08. Worship You 09. Only Human ...

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