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NINE INCH NAILS Mainman Remixes U2

NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor's remix of U2's "Vertigo" is scheduled to be included on U2's upcoming single, "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own", according to NME.com. The single will also include the title cut, Bono singing "Ave Maria" with Pavarotti, and a DVD with a live performance of the single. In ...

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GUANO APES To Release 'Best Of' Collection Next Week

GUANO APES will release a "best of" collection, entitled "Planet of the Apes", on November 29 via BMG. The group's tour in support of the upcoming release will mark " the end of all GUANO APES activities for the next few years," according to a posting on the band's web site. "After the tour, we ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH's New Reality Show Is A Huge Ratings Success

According to a posting on Sebastian Bach's web site, the former SKID ROW singer's new VH1 reality show, "I Married Sebastian Bach", was the top-rated show on VH1 the day it premiered. In addition, it was the most-watched show on the whole network on Tuesday, September 14. Furthermore, "I Married Sebastian Bach" is the top-rated ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Air Times For New VH1 Reality Show Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's new VH1 reality show, "I Married Sebastian Bach", will premiere this Tuesday (Sept. 14) at 12:00 p.m. (noon). The air dates are as follows: Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 p.m. Commented Bach: "Yes it's true — VH1 ...

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EXTREME: More Reunion Dates Confirmed

POPULATION 1 guitarist Nuno Bettencourt will reunite with former EXTREME bandmates Gary Cherone (vocals), Paul Geary (drums) and Mike Mangini (drums), with Carl Restivo on bass (replacing original bassist Pat Badger), for these special shows exclusively for the Azores festivals on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores: Aug. 07 - Terceira, Azores Aug. 15 - ...

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EXTREME To Play Reunion Show In Portugal

The original lineup of EXTREME, minus bassist Pat Badger, will reportedly reunite to perform at the 20th Maré de Agosto Internacional Music Festival (web site) on the Portuguese island of Santa Maria on August 22. EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt, who was born on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores, is scheduled to perform ...

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NARNIA Members Pursue Side Projects

Swedish Christian metallers NARNIA have posted the following update at their official web site: "[Singer] Christian [Rivel] is at the moment working on THREE different solo projects, AUDIOVISION, FLAGSHIP and DIVINEFIRE. Read more about them at www.rivelrecords.com. "Calle [guitarist Carljohan Grimmark] has just finished recording with SAVIOUR MACHINE for their forthcoming album and is now ...

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Portrait Of The Abyss Within - ELDRITCH

Although you might not hear their name spoken in the same reverential tones as, say, RHAPSODY or LABYRINTH, fellow Italian power metal diehards ELDRITCH have been there (since '91), seen it, done it and slain just as many dragons along the way. Probably. Although not nearly as prolific as Luca Turilli and the boys — ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, Wife To Star In VH1 Reality TV Show

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the launch of a new VH1 reality TV show, "I Married Sebastian Bach". "Just what the world needs. Another reality TV show!" Sebastian writes on his web site. "Yes it's true — VH1 & myself have agreed to create my 2nd television show for the network . ...

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TWELFTH GATE Hard At Work On New CD

Chicago-based power metallers TWELFTH GATE have issued the following update regarding their current activities: "We currently have just over half of the new album written & a few more songs on the brink of completion. Now with the summer quickly approaching, we're trying to remain focused so we can meet our goal of going into ...

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Screamo: Extreme Music For Extreme Times?

Jon Wiederhorn of MTV.com has penned an article on a brand-new heavy metal sub-genre dubbed "screamo," a style characterized by "aggressive, chaotic passages flush with larynx-shredding vocals" balanced "with swooping melodies and vocal harmonies." ATREYU, along with a host of other heartbroken, hate-filled noisemongers like BLEEDING THROUGH, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, EVERY TIME I DIE, ...

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Opinion: THE OSBOURNES Are A Mix Of Alcohol, Drugs And A Total Disregard For Order

Paragould Daily Press editor Travis Justice, who achieved BLABBERMOUTH.NET notoriety for penning an editorial about the "flawed" Norwegian justice system by spotlighting the case of former BURZUM leader/convicted murderer Varg Vikernes (a.k.a. Count Grishnack) in January, has attempted to examine the Osbournes phenomenon in his latest editorial, which appears in today's edition of ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Film Detroit Show For Possible Live DVD

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Hails and salutations fuckers! "The release of our new record, 'Through The Ashes Of Empires' (from here on out referred to as 'TTAOE') is less than a month away! The new, exclusive track, 'Seasons Wither' is mixed, mastered and ...

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RIVAL Complete Work On 'State Of Mind'

Chicago, Illinois-based "classic" metallers RIVAL have completed work on their Metal Blade Records debut, "State of Mind", due in Europe on May 3. The album was produced, recorded and mixed by Chris Steinmetz at Chicago Recording Co. "State Of Mind" track listing: 01. State Of Mind 02. Extreme Aggression 03. Reach 04. Insane 05. Tyrant ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Guilty Of Attempted Rape

Former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Dave Holland has been convicted of trying to rape a special needs youngster, according to the BBC News. Holland was also found guilty of five charges of indecently assaulting the teenager. The musician, who played with JUDAS PRIEST in the 1970s and 1980s, was convicted of the charges at Northampton Crown ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Rape Trial: Jury Out

A British jury trying former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Dave Holland, who is accused of attempting to rape a special needs youngster while giving drum lessons, was sent out Thursday (January 22) to begin considering its verdicts, according to Scotsman.com. Holland faces one charge of attempted rape and five counts of indecent assault on the teenager. ...

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KAMELOT Recruit VANDEN PLAS Keyboardist For Mexican Tour

KAMELOT will once again enlist German keyboardist Günter Werno (VANDEN PLAS) for their forthcoming Mexican tour and appearance at Spain's Piorno Rock Festival. Günter has been a frequent guest of KAMELOT on several tours and festival appearances and has also played the keyboards on the song "Snow", the bonus track on the limited-edition version of ...

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KAMELOT: Second Phase Of Songwriting To Take Place In December

KAMELOT will begin the second phase of the new album songwriting in December when vocalist Khan leaves the cold regions of Norway for the sunny seaside town of Anna Maria, Florida to write with the other band members. As previously reported, KAMELOT have written five new songs for the follow-up to this year's "Epica", including ...

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CORNERSTONE Part Ways With Japanese Record Label

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have parted ways with their Japanese record label, Marquee/Avalon. They are in talks with several other companies in the hope that their recently completed third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", will get a Japanese release. Says Doogie, "We had ...

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CORNERSTONE: More New Music Posted Online

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have posted two more short soundclips from their third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", at this location. A total of five songs from the CD can now be previewed on White's web site: "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", ...

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CORNERSTONE: New Album Delayed

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have pushed back the release date of their third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", to November 15 through Massacre Records. Negotiations are still underway for the Japanese release, and discussions are also underway to release the album in South ...

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