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THE BLACK MARIA Added To EVANESCENCE's Canadian Tour

Toronto-based rock act THE BLACK MARIA has been added to EVANESCENCE's Canadian tour, which is scheduled to kick off in early January. Direct support on all dates will come from STONE SOUR. Jan. 05 - Bell Centre - Montreal, QC Jan. 06 - Colisee Pepsi Arena - Quebec City, QC Jan. 08 - Air Canada ...

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'Black Sabbath Resurrection' Video Available

The "Black Sabbath Resurrection" exhibit — a highly unique collaboration of music, storytelling, and fashion inspired by a singular event in the history of BLACK SABBATH — opened to the public earlier this month. Want a peek inside? Helen at SuicideGirls.com has posted a video in which host Zoetica Ebb takes you inside the launch ...

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GUANO APES To Release 'The Lost (T)Apes' Collection

Germany's GUANO APES will release a posthumous collection of early recordings, entitled "The Lost (T)Apes", on December 1 via G.U.N. Records. Commented the band: "For all of you, it's definitely the final chapter; for us, it's a new beginning in different constellations. We've dug around in our archive and dusted off a few original tracks ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Added To Third Annual CHRISTMAS BALLS Show

The Southern California-based quintet IN THIS MOMENT is the latest addition to The Century Family's third annual Christmas Balls show at the Key Club in Hollywood on December 13. This special event also marks the first DREAM EVIL appearance in the U.S. More performers will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets are on sale ...

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BLACK SABBATH Resurrected!

The true history, art and commerce of the legendary heavy metal band BLACK SABBATH will finally be disclosed at the premiere of "Black Sabbath Resurrection", a dark post-Apocalyptic world sparked by the music of the legendary band. Opening Friday, November 17, 2006 at 181 N. Martel, Los Angeles, "Black Sabbath Resurrection" is a highly unique ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of IN THIS MOMENT to a worldwide deal. The Southern California-based quintet quickly became one of the most talked about artists within the local scene due to the intensity of frontwoman Maria Brink and an undying work ethic. This buzz carried over to the band’s MySpace page resulting ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Malfunctioning?

Launch Radio Networks reports: Despite repeated assurances that their forthcoming "hiatus" is not a break-up, SYSTEM OF A DOWN reportedly acted like a band on the brink at the opening day of this summer's Ozzfest last Thursday (June 29) in Auburn, Washington, about 30 miles from Seattle. According to MTV.com, the members of SYSTEM arrived ...

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THOR: New Album Premiere Available

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 78 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this third and final installment of their "Canada Rocks" series, host Mark Strigl is joined via telephone by Spinerazor recording artist CJ SLEEZ. Interview topics include her new album, "Back from the Brink", songwriting and touring with her brand new band, and the day ...

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SICK OF IT ALL: 'Death To Tyrants' Details Revealed

New York City hardcore heavyweights SICK OF IT ALL will release their brand-new studio album, "Death to Tyrants", on Century Media Records in Europe (Abacus Recordings in North America) on the following dates: Benelux: Friday, April 14, 2006 Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Saturday, April 15, 2006 Finland, Sweden, Hungary: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Italy: Friday, April ...

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CORNERSTONE Featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Frontman: New Album Is Sounding 'Very Passionate'

CORNERSTONE, the Danish/British melodic metal band featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ex-RAINBOW frontman Doogie White and ex-ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen, are continuing work on their fourth album, tentatively titled "Two Tales and One Tomorrow", due later in the year. The band have posted the following update on the album's recording sessions via their official web site: "The ...

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LORDI To Represent Finland In EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

Finland's hard rockers LORDI, whose live show is described as "a combination of theatre, fire and horror," have been selected as the Finnish representatives in the Eurovision Song Contest. LORDI won the Finnish national selection with the song "Hard Rock Hallelujah" and will represent the country in the semifinal of the 51st Eurovision Song Contest ...

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STONE SOUR: Ex-SOULFLY Drummer MAYORGA To Play On New Album

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, are hard at work on their sophomore album with producer Nick Rasculinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER). Guitarist Josh Rand has filed the following candid report from inside the studio: "As we roll into week four of the recording process for the new ...

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CENTINEX: Spanish, Swedish Dates Announced

Sweden's CENTINEX have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Feb. 22 - Tarragona, SPA - Sala Zero Feb. 23 - San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante), SPA - Sala Musicalia Feb. 24 - Santa María (Mallorca), SPA - Factoria De So Feb. 25 - Madrid, SPA - Sala Staff Feb. 26 - Santander, ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Mixing Debut Album; Tour Dates Announced

Hollywood, California-based, female-fronted metal/post-hardcore outfit IN THIS MOMENT are mixing their debut album with Ulrich Wilde (PANTERA, STATIC-X, BLEEDING THROUGH, DEFTONES, SOIL) for a late winter independent release. In the meantime, the band have announced a number of tour dates that will take them through the end of January. Check out the dates, as well ...

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NONPOINT Hurricane Benefit Raises Over $15,000

On November 11, Bieler Bros. Records artist NONPOINT played a sold-out show with THE BLACK MARIA and BURN SEASON at Ricochet in Ft. Myers, Florida. All of the proceeds from the door and the 800+ copies sold of NONPOINT's new CD, "To the Pain", were donated to the hurricane victims fund to help continue to ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Frontman Hard At Work On New CORNERSTONE Album

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Doogie White has just returned from Stonelab Studios in Denmark where he finished laying down vocals for several tracks for the new CORNERSTONE album with ex-ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen. Commented White: "Well, that was a lot of fun. We did the vocals on six brand new songs. There comes a point ...

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