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MANTAS Confirmed For Japan's INDEPENDENCE D FESTIVAL

MANTAS, the new band featuring former VENOM guitarist Mantas, are the latest confirmed act for the first annual Independence D Festival, a three-day event set to take place March 11-13 at Studio Coast Shinkiba in Tokyo, Japan. MANTAS will share the main stage with LOUDNESS and the MISFITS on Sunday, March 13. Also scheduled to ...

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MISFITS Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

MISFITS have been confirmed to appear at the 2005 installment of the With Full Force festival, set to be held July 1-3 at Airfield Roitzschjora in Löbnitz (near Leipzig), Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: 7 SECONDS AMULET ANTI FLAG BARCODE BEATSTEAKS BEHEMOTH CARPATHIAN FOREST ...

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PRONG Working On 10 New Songs

PRONG guitarist/vocalist Tommy Victor and drummer Dan Laudo have been working on 10 new songs and hope to get into the recording studio soon and lay them down. In other news, PRONG are among the artists that have been confirmed to appear a benefit concert on Thursday, January 20 at the Hard Rock Café in ...

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ABDULLAH Among Nominees At Cleveland's FREE TIMES MUSIC AWARDS

Cleveland, Ohio-based ABDULLAH have been nominated in the "Best Hard Rock Band" and "Best Bass Player" (Ed Stephens) categories at the sixth annual Free Times Music Awards, which will be held on Thursday, February 24 at the Odeon. This is the second straight year the band has been nominated for the Free Times Awards. Last ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Devils' Album Certified Gold In Finland

THE 69 EYES' new album, "Devils", has been certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 15,000 copies. The band accepting the gold-award plaques during an appearance on the TV live special "MTV3+ Stage" last Sunday. "Devils" is the fourth THE 69 EYES album to be certified gold; the band had also received the ...

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DANZIG To Embark On North American Tour In February

DANZIG will be embarking on a month-long North American tour beginning in late February. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Feb. 18 - St. Louis, MO @ Pop's Feb. 19 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's Feb. 21 - Chicago, IL @ House Of Blues Feb. 22 - Minneapolis, MN @ 1st Avbenue Feb. 24 ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Guitarist Inks Endorsement Deal With BC RICH

New York metal guitar workhorse Jack Frost (SEVEN WITCHES, ex-SAVATAGE), who has appeared on more than twenty albums since he burst on to the metal scene in 1994 with his band FROSTBITE, has inked an endorsement deal with BC Rich. The list of musicians that Jack has had the pleasure to call fellow band members ...

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Updated: GLENN DANZIG Fan Site Shut Down On Eve Of MISFITS 'Reunion'

The7thHouse.com, one of the oldest, largest and best DANZIG/SAMHAIN/MISFITS sites run by longtime fan, Devilman138, was allegedly ordered taken offline by Glenn Danzig on the eve of DANZIG's hotly anticipated dates with Glenn's former MISFITS bandmate Doyle. Purportedly Mr. Danzig wanted to be able to exercise more control over the information that was being disseminated ...

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IRON MAIDEN, FEAR FACTORY, GUNS N' ROSES Members To Appear At Benefit Concert

Members of IRON MAIDEN, ANDREW W.K., MURDERDOLLS, TYPE O NEGATIVE, DISTURBED, POISON, GUNS N' ROSES, AC/DC, ORGY, DANZIG, FEAR FACTORY, W.A.S.P., BANG TANGO, QUIET RIOT, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, CINDERELLA, LYNCH MOB, DANGER DANGER, MINISTRY, MISFITS and GREAT WHITE are among the musicians that have reportedly been confirmed to appear a benefit concert on Thursday, January 20, ...

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GLENN DANZIG Finishes Recording 'Black Aria 2'

Glenn Danzig has completed the recordings for his "Black Aria 2" project, the material for which has apparently been written for five years. The album, which is currently in the mixing stage, is expected to be released in spring/summer 2005. In other news, DANZIG are said to be considering a short U.S./European tour in the ...

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DANZIG And DOYLE Announce Hollywood Show

DANZIG and DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle) have added a Dec. 29 show at the Key Club in Hollywood, CA to their itinerary. The Key Club box office is accepting orders now, but the Ticketmaster on-sale is Thursday (Dec. 9) at 10:00 a.m. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Dec. 28 – Las Vegas, ...

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MISFITS Launch Full Line Of Sneakers With VISION STREET WEAR

The MISFITS have teamed with Select Distribution and Vision Street Wear to create a full line of MISFITS footwear, skateboard decks, wheels and more. The line kicks off with MISFITS sneakers in seven different styles! Misfits Fiend Skull canvas sneakers are available in black hi-top and pink hi-top, Misfits Face Off canvas are also available ...

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RAMONES: 'Raw' DVD Certifield Gold

The RAMONES "Raw" DVD (Image Entertainment) has been certified gold — the group's first DVD or video release to ever to achieve this honor. "We are all extremely happy, and we hope all the RAMONES fans are happy about this, too," Marky Ramone said in a statement posted on the band's web site. "If it ...

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MISFITS: New Tour Dates Announced

The MISFITS all-star line up of Jerry Only with special guests Marky Ramone (THE RAMONES) and Dez Cadena (BLACK FLAG) has lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 23 - So 36 - Berlin, GER Nov. 24 – Markthalle - Hamburg, GER Nov. 25 - Zeche Carl - Essen, GER Nov. 26 – Sputnikhalle ...

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DANZIG to Team Up With DOYLE For Two Shows In December

DANZIG will be teaming up with DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle) for two shows in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 28 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint (Hard Rock Casino) Dec. 30 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern Theatre Glenn Danzig and Doyle are expected to perform a special MISFITS set ...

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GLENN DANZIG And JERRY CANTRELL Collaborating On Concept Album

Britain's Metal Hammer magazine is reporting that Glenn Danzig (DANZIG, ex-MISFITS) is working on a concept album with ex-ALICE IN CHAINS axeman Jerry Cantrell. The record, which Danzig describes as "death blues," will double up as the soundtrack to a movie adaptation of Danzig's Verotik comic. DANZIG released their new album, "Circle of Snakes", in ...

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NECROPHAGIA: 'Nightmare Scenarios' DVD Details Revealed

NECROPHAGIA's "Nightmare Scenarios" DVD (cover) will be released this Halloween through Red Stream, Inc. The disc includes nine videos in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, exclusive interviews with Killjoy, Paul Naschy, Jose Moral, Jorge Zarco, Dario Ferrer, and J. Luis Martine, "Behind the Scenes - Set Building", "How to Make a Monster: The Uncreation ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour Cancelled

The much-anticipated "Blackest of the Black" U.S. Tour, which was set to feature headliners DANZIG alongside DOYLE (ex-MISFITS), MAYHEM, DEATH ANGEL, DEVILDRIVER and EYES OF FIRE, has been cancelled. "We are extremely upset by this news as the band has prepared for months and are in top shape to conquer the country!" MAYHEM guitarist Blasphemer ...

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MAYHEM Begin Writing New Material

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have commenced the songwriting process for their next album, tentatively due in October/November 2005 through Season Of Mist. The band, who will be taking part in this fall's edition of the "Blackest of the Black" tour alongside DANZIG, DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle), DEVILDRIVER, DEATH ANGEL and EYES OF FIRE, will ...

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EYES OF FIRE Announce New Drummer, Comment On DANZIG Tour

EYES OF FIRE, the experimental Orange County, California-based featuring Matt Fisher and Dan Kaufman from the legendary cultists MINDROT, have replaced drummer John Haddad (ex-PHOBIA, DEAD AMERICA) with Nicky Bernardi (formerly of Bay Area hardcore/thrash metal band THE SICK). Commented Fisher: "John was a great asset to the band for the past 3 1/2 years. ...

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