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Former MISFITS Frontman Cancels U.K. Tour

Former MISFITS vocalist Michale Graves was forced to cancel his U.K. solo tour because he "could not get a visa to enter the country," according to published reports. No further information is currently available. Graves's new solo album, "Punk Rock Is Dead", was released in June via Horror High Records. The CD was written, recorded ...

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SAMHAIN: 'Live 1984 – Stardust Ballroom' DVD Due In September

SAMHAIN's "Samhain: Live 1984 – Stardust Ballroom" DVD will receive a U.S. release on September 13 via Music Video Distributors. Commented former SAMHAIN frontman Glenn Danzig: "Here it is… A moment in time, courtesy of Al Flipside, who documented the first SAMHAIN L.A. show at the now-demolished Stardust Ballroom on Sunset in Hollywood. There is ...

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MISFITS: U.S. Tour Announced

The first batch of dates for the MISFITS' fall tour have been announced. Joining the MISFITS for all shows on the trek will be 45 GRAVE. In addition, the bill will become a triple threat for five special Halloween shows (Oct. 27 - 31) as Japan's premiere horror-punks BALZAC return to the U.S. to support ...

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MORTIIS Comments On BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour

Norwegian industrial rock band MORTIIS have commented on their participation in the 2005 Blackest of the Black Tour. The Blackest of the Black line-up features DANZIG (joined by former MISFITS member Doyle Von Frankenstein for a special 30-minute set of MISFITS classics), CHIMAIRA, BEHEMOTH, HIMSA, and THE AGONY SCENE. "I think it's a very interesting ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED: 'The All-Star Sessions' To Surface In October

Roadrunner Records has put together a groundbreaking record to mark the label’s 25th Anniversary. The group is called ROADRUNNER UNITED and the album titled "The All-Star Sessions". This full-length release, in stores on October 11, 2005, is a "master class" in hard rock/metal. Boasting 57 artists from 45 of Roadrunner's past and present bands, the ...

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Fiend Club Lounge - MISFITS MEET THE NUTLEY BRASS

Live albums? Greatest-hits packages? Re-recorded "latest and greatest" cash grabs? Pffft. These are the tricks of rank amateurs. It takes a true metal marketing genius, one as cunning as he is shameless, one with absolutely no sense of "too much," to release an album of easy-listening Muzak renditions of his band's back catalog. Jerry Only, ...

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NASHVILLE PUSSY Sign With SPV RECORDS

NASHVILLE PUSSY have inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV Records. The group's new album, "Get Some", was produced by Daniel Rey (RAMONES) and mixed by Glen Robinson (VOIVOD, ANNIHILATOR). The CD, which features a cover version of IKE & TINA TURNER's "Nutbush City Limits", is scheduled for release on September 26. Following the release of "Get ...

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MISFITS: U.K. Tour Postponed

MISFITS have issued the following update via their official web site: "Due to circumstances beyond anyone's control, day of show, July 6th, MISFITS drummer Robo was not permitted to enter the U.K. As a result, all U.K. dates have been postponed and will be rescheduled as soon as possible. Everyone involved are currently doing all ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 To Tour Australia In September

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13, last seen in Australia fronting the MURDERDOLLS on the Big Day Out tour in 2003, has scheduled a return trip Down Under in September as part of his 6ft Down Under Tour. A press release from the promoters, Blue Murder, reads as follows: "Bolt your doors, seal off your windows, and ...

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TRIVIUM's HEAFY Reveals Details Of 'Roadrunner All-Stars' CD

TRIVIUM's Matt Heafy has revealed more details about his contributions to the upcoming "Roadrunner All-Stars" record to mark Roadrunner Records' 25th anniversary. The full-length release will contain original musical collaborations between past and present Roadrunner artists. Approximately 50 musicians are expected to participate in this record, making it a most elaborate collaboration project. Four central ...

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MONGREL To Support MICHALE GRAVES In New England

Massachusetts-based punk/emtal outfit MONGREL will be supporting former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves as he and TRASH LIGHT VISION (featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade) make a series of stops in the New England area in June. MONGREL guitarist Adam Savage commented, "This is a perfect pairing for us and we're psyched for the opportunity! Opening for ...

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MICHALE GRAVES Announces New Drummer For Solo Band

Due to "prior commitment and circumstances," drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER) has decided not to tour with former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves' new solo band. "He remains a great friend to all of us and we wish him the best," Michale writes on his web site. Replacing Lifeless on the trek will ...

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H.I.M.: Eighth Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the eighth installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following: * Phone call with Mige in Finland * Hearing the new tracks, remixing with Tim ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE's 'The Bloody Path Of God' Due In October

German "dark Satanic metal band" MYSTIC CIRCLE have set "The Bloody Path of God" as the title of their seventh full-length album, tentatively due in October via Dockyard 1, the new company formed by Dirk Putzke, Christine Stephan (both ex-Sanctuary/Noise Records) and Piet Sielck (IRON SAVIOR). MYSTIC CIRCLE issued a "best of" album, entitled "Mystic ...

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H.I.M.: Seventh Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the seventh installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following: * Running out of time...the finishing touches * H.I.M. touring * Live Shows Vs. Traveling ...

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AMEN: New European Tour Dates Announced

AMEN have announced the details of their rescheduled European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 09 - Bochum, GER - Zwischenfall Jun. 10 - Berlin, GER - Kato Jun. 11 - Hannover, GER - TBA Jun. 13 - Budapest, HUN - A38 (w/ BOYSETSFIRE) Jun. 15 - Vevey, SWI - Rocking Chair Jun. 16 ...

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MISFITS: Drummer ROBO Returns To The Fold

The following update has been posted on MISFITS' official web site: "TONS of dates have been announced for the MISFITS summer tour! Jerry, Dez and... Robo will make a few select stops in the U.S. (including Alaska, and Cleveland) prior to embarking on a full tour of Europe where they will be performing at venues ...

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By the Sign of the Spyglass - LIFE IN PICTURES

Just when I thought I'd had enough of the vast majority of metalcore bands, one comes along and gives me a renewed sense of hope for the genre. Arizona's LIFE IN PICTURES has crafted a hard hitting and well-written album in "By the Sign of the Spyglass". Aside from the quintessential metalcore screamy (and one-dimensional) ...

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Former MISFITS Singer To Tour U.K. In August

Former MISFITS vocalist Michale Graves will be embarking on a U.K. solo tour in August. The dates are as follows: Aug. 01 - Southampton - Joiners Aug. 02 - Newport - TJ's Aug. 03 - London - The Garage Aug. 04 - Milton Keynes - The Pitz Aug. 05 - Rugeley - The Rose Aug. ...

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H.I.M.: Sixth Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the sixth installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following: * Recording process for a H.I.M. album * Tim Palmer's producing list * Working with ...

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H.I.M.: Fifth Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the fifth installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following: * Ville gets sick * The finishing touches on the new album * Ville's favorite ...

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H.I.M. Tap ANDY WALLACE To Mix New Album

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have reportedly tapped Andy Wallace (KORN, LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT, SLAYER) to mix their brand-new album, tentatively due in the fall via Sire. The mixing sessions will take place in New York City beginning this week. As previously reported, H.I.M. recorded the follow-up to 2003's "Love Metal" at Los Angeles' Paramour studios ...

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