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SHADOWS FALL: 'The Art of Balance' Passes 100,000 Sales Mark

SHADOWS FALL have achieved another great milestone in their already illustrious career, as their latest album, "The Art of Balance", has officially surpassed the 100,000 mark, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This is a huge accomplishment not only for the band, but also for Century Media, who have both grown considerably over the past few years. ...

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HYBRID CHILDREN To Release New Album In September

Finnish horror/glam-punksters HYBRID CHILDREN will be releasing a new album in September 2004. In the meantime, you can download their new free MP3 single, "Downtown Downer", at this location. The album will be mixed in July by TT Oksala (H.I.M., PEER GYNT) and Janne Vuori (H.I.M., HANOI ROCKS front-of-house engineer) at Leningrad Cowboys ...

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NECROPHAGIA Complete Songwriting Sessions For New Album

NECROPHAGIA have completed the songwriting sessions for their next full-length release, to be titled "Harvest Ritual Vol 1: Penance". Songs set to appear on the CD include "Return to Texas", "Cadavera X", "Unearthed", "London (13 Demon Street)", and "Bleeding Eyes of the Eternally Damned". Recording will take place at state-of-the-art studios around the world and ...

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GOTHAM ROAD: DVD Outtake Posted Online

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), have uploaded an outtake from their upcoming "Seasons of the Witch Tour" DVD at this location. The "Attack of the Butterflies" video ...

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GOTHAM ROAD To Release DVD Next Month

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), will officially release the "Seasons of the Witch Tour" DVD on April 14. The disc is a collection of video footage shot at three ...

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MISFITS: European Festival Dates Announced

The MISFITS all-star line up of Jerry Only with special guests Marky Ramone (THE RAMONES) and Dez Cadena (BLACK FLAG) will headline festival dates in Belgium and Holland this April in support of the current CD, "Misfits Project 1950". Confirmed dates and venues are as follows: Apr. 22 - Breda, NETH @ Club Mezz Apr. ...

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PRONG Announce Record-Release Party In Hollywood

PRONG have announced a special one-off show on Wednesday, March 3 at The Dragonfly in Hollywood. "This should prove to be a cool event," PRONG frontman Tommy Victor writes on the band's web site. "The show is doubling as a record release party. I can't recall PRONG ever having done this before for any of ...

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MISFITS' JERRY ONLY Hospitalized After Brawl In Mexico City?

The following item came to us from a BLABBERMOUTH.NET reader in Chihuahua, Mexico: "I just wanted to inform you that a local radio station here where I live (Chihuahua City, in Chihuahua, Mexico) announced the postponement of the MISFITS concert for [Sunday], Feb 1st due to an altercation the MISFITS (Jerry / Dez / Marky ...

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MISFITS Project 1950 Featured On 'Monday Night Football'

On Monday, November 24, 2003, ABC TV's "Monday Night Football" (consistently one of the top-rated shows in the country reaching over 20 million viewers weekly) chose to use the cover version of "Great Balls of Fire" from the new Misfits Records/Rykodisc release "Misfits Project 1950" in a montage leading into the second-half kick off. Jerry ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Set North American Release Date For Debut Album

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), have set a March 9, 2004 release date through Sanctuary Records for their debut album, "Here Come The Brides". The CD, which features contributions ...

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DR. CHUD's X-WARD To Kick Off Tour This Weekend

X-WARD, the new project led by Dr. Chud, will kick off their 2003 "Diagnosis for Death" tour in Baltimore, Maryland on October 17. Dr. Chud, best known as the drummer for the MISFITS (1995-2000) and the post-MISFITS project GRAVES, steps out from behind the kit to handle vocals in the new group. The band's lineup ...

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BURNTHE8TRACK Sign With ABACUS RECORDINGS

Winnipeg-based BURNTHE8TRACK have inked a deal with Abacus Recordings. The four-piece, whose members include brothers Derek and Jason Kun, Sam Osland and Mike Goreski, formed in the summer of 2001. In the last two years they have opened for a number of high-profile artists, including PROPAGHANDI, THE ATARIS, SUM 41 and THE MISFITS. Packing a ...

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MARDUK Side Project To Appear On Horror-Punk Compilation

DEVILS WHOREHOUSE, the side project of MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson and bassist B. War, will participate in a compilation CD entitled "This Is Horror Punk". The album will be a limited-edition release through Fiendforce Records and is expected to be issued on Halloween (October 31). Other groups set to appear on the album include THE ...

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VICTORY FLAG Name New CD

VICTORY FLAG have set "Red Right 88" as the title for their forthcoming CD, due late 2003/early 2004 through Sin Klub Entertainment. The follow up to their EP, "The Soundtrack To Your Miserable Life", will be their second release with the label. Art will be done once again by Jeff Gaither (THE MISFITS, THE ACCUSED, ...

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SPEEDEALER: New Album Details Revealed

The reformed SPEEDEALER have pushed back the release date of their new album, "Bleed", to November 25 through Dead Teenager Records. Distribution will be handled by Nail/Allegro. "Bleed" was recorded June 10-11, 2003 at Top Hat studios in Austin, Texas. "We think 'Bleed' sounds, for better or worse, how a SPEEDEALER record should [sound] — ...

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GOTHAM ROAD: New Music Posted Online

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), have posted MP3 clips of the tracks "Seasons Of The Witch" and "Bits Of Skin" at their official web site. Check them out at ...

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MISFITS Go Back In Time

MISFITS will release "Misfits Project 1950" on July 28 through Misfits Records in association with Rykodisc. Founding member Jerry Only has recruited Marky Ramone and former BLACK FLAG guitarist Dez Cadena on an album full of classic 1950s hits, including "Donna" by Richie Valens. 1960's pop-rock icon Ronnie Spector known for the classic hits "Be ...

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GOTHAM ROAD To Sell New Demo At Upcoming Shows

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), are in the process of mixing a six-song demo at Demolition Studios with engineer Harry Jack and expect to have it mastered and pressed ...

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MISFITS FIEND FEST 2003 TOUR: More Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for this summer's Misfits Fiend Fest tour, featuring MISFITS, PROJECT 1950, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, and BALZAC. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 23 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre (w/o THE DAMNED) Jul. 24 - San Diego, CA @ 4th & B Jul. 25 - ...

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MURDERDOLLS Dress Up In Drag For Intimate London Gig

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, played an intimate set at top London burlesque club Madam Jo Jo's Monday night (June 2)... in drag, ...

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MISFITS FIEND FEST Tour 2003: First Dates Announced

The first batch of dates for this summer's Misfits Fiend Fest tour have been announced. The trek will feature MISFITS, PROJECT 1950, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, and BALZAC and will kick off on Jul 23 in Tempe, Arizona. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 23 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre ...

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STEVE VAI To Release Collections Of Rarities

STEVE VAI will release the next two installments of "The Secret Jewel Box Set""Archives, Volume 3: Mystery Tracks" and "Archives, Volume 4: Various Artists" — on his birthday, June 6, 2003, exclusively through his official web site, Vai.com. "Archives Vol. 3" is a compilation of Steve's bonus tracks featured on Japanese releases of ...

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MISFITS, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

MISFITS, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, BALZAC and D.I. will team up for a month-long U.S. tour, dubbed Misfits Fiend Fest, beginning on July 24. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. The event will be headlined by the MISFITS all-star lineup of founding member Jerry Only, with special guests Marky Ramone (of ...

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GOTHAM ROAD: Music Posted Online

GOTHAM ROAD, the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), have posted a demo track called "You Awful Me" on their MP3.com web site at this location. GOTHAM ROAD are planning to ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Returns To Action With GOTHAM RD.

GOTHAM RD., the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), are planning enter a Los Angeles studio this summer to record their debut album, due in late 2003/early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. ...

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