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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Bassist To Appear At CHILLER THEATRE Expo

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and CYCLE OF PAIN bassist John "J.D." DeServio has been added to the list of artists who are scheduled to make guest appearances at the Chiller Theatre toy, model and film expo on October 24-26 at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey. The following musicians are slated to appear, among others: ...

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Ex-MISFITS Singer MICHALE GRAVES Schedules Hollywood CD-Release Party

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves will celebrate the release of his new live CD, "Illusions Live/Viretta Park", this Saturday, October 18 at The Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California. Come out and hear Michale strum through his solo material and some of his favorite MISFITS tunes. "Illusions Live 2008/Viretta Park" hits stores on Tuesday, October 21, ...

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Ex-MISFITS Singer MICHALE GRAVES Interviewed; Video Available

A recent interview with former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves conducted by Romania's Bring The Noise can be viewed below. Graves will release a new live album titled "Illusions Live 2008/Viretta Park" on October 21. This 23-song CD features 17 acoustic songs recorded live on April 24, 2008 at Club Bourbon in New Port Richie, Florida ...

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DARKTHRONE: New Song Available For Free Download

A new track from the Norwegian black metal band DARKTHRONE is available for free download by subscribing to the Peaceville Records mailing list at this location. DARKTHRONE will release its new album, "Dark Thrones and Black Flags", on October 20 through Peaceville. The follow-up to 2007's acclaimed "F.O.A.D." LP will be made available ...

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SOULFLY: Support Acts For U.S. Tour Confirmed

Oklahoma-based band BLEED THE SKY, resurrected Texas thrash legends DEVASTATION, and Arizona's INCITE (the Phoenix, Arizona-based band fronted by SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY frontman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie Cavalera) have been confirmed as the support acts for SOULFLY's upcoming U.S. tour. The dates are as follows: Nov. 01 - Riverside Multiplex - Victoria, TX Nov. 02 - ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Bassist Schedules Canadian Clinics

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and CYCLE OF PAIN bassist John "J.D." DeServio has scheduled the following Canadian clinics: October 20 - Wentwoth Music - 7pm 106 - 1634 Harvey Kelowna, BC (250) 860-2251 October 21 - Axe Music - 6:30pm 4040 Blackfoot Trail, S.E. Calgary, AB (800) 293-0982 October 22 - Mike's Music - 7:30pm 9 ...

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INCITE To Support SOULFLY

INCITE, the Phoenix, Arizona-based band fronted by SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY frontman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie Cavalera, has been confirmed as the support act on the upcoming SOULFLY U.S. tour. For a list of upcoming shows, go to this location. INCITE's entire "Divided We Fail" three-song EP is available for streaming on the group's

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ILL NINO, OTEP, WALLS OF JERICHO Tour Dates Announced

ILL NINO and OTEP will team up for a U.S. co-headlining tour beginning in late October. Also scheduled to appear on the bill is WALLS OF JERICHO. Commented ILL NINO: "We really missed all [the fans], but ILL NINO has extensively been hitting the road since early 2000, and we truly needed to spend some ...

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SHADOWKEEP: 'The Hourglass Effect' Release Date Announced

British-American power unit SHADOWKEEP will release its third album, "The Hourglass Effect", in Europe on November 21 via the Dutch label Melissa Records. Over the course of the last few years, the band — formed by guitarists Chris Allen and Nikki Robson — has had to deal with several setbacks. Allenand Robson have never, however, ...

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SHADOWKEEP Signs With MELISSA RECORDS

British-American power unit SHADOWKEEP has inked a deal with the Dutch label Melissa Records. Over the course of the last few years, the band — formed by guitarists Chris Allen and Nikki Robson — has had to deal with several setbacks. Allenand Robson have never, however, erred in their determination to continue what, in our ...

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Guitarist STEVE BROWN Discusses TRIXTER Reunion

Guitarist Steve Brown recently spoke with SplitScreen Entertainment about the TRIXTER reunion, his memories of touring with KISS and his acoustic rendition of their song "A Million To One", as featured on the new tribute album "Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent". Steve also discussed his STEREO FALLOUT project and confirmed a new ...

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LONDON: 'The Metal Years' Due Next Month

A collection of rare recordings from the cult Hollywood band LONDON, entitled "The Metal Years", is scheduled for release on September 30 via Cleopatra Records. Fresh off its appearance in the 1988 Penelope Spheeris film "The Decline Of Western Civilization: The Metal Years", Hollywood's own LONDON entered American Studios in Topanga, California in the summer ...

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MCQUEEN Seeking New Bassist

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN is seeking "a talented and inspiring female bassist." The group says, "Preferably, we want you to be over 21 years old (so you can drink in the USA!) but if you are younger and feel you have the talent and can prove it — we want to hear from you! You ...

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POISON's 'Seven Days Live' To Receive CD Release

On August 26, Armoury Records (through Eagle Rock Entertainment) will release "Seven Days Live" by POISONBret Michaels, Bobby Dall, Rikki Rockett and Richie Kotzen — as captured at the height of their international success with a full show recorded at London's Hammersmith Opollo in 1993. Featuring classic tracks like "Unskinny Bop", "Talk Dirty ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: European Tour Dates Announced

Guitarist Richie Kotzen (ex-POISON, MR. BIG) has scheduled the following dates: Jul. 13 - Tivoli Rock - Tivoli (Italy) Jul. 16 - Afraka - Afragola (Italy) Jul. 17 - Blanko Cafe - Corsico (Italy) Jul. 18 - Rockville - Castellarano/RE (Italy) Jul. 19 - Festa birra - Misinto (Italy) Jul. 22 - Bluesiana - Velden ...

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INCITE Signs With I SCREAM RECORDS

INCITE, the Phoenix, Arizona-based band fronted by SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY frontman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie Cavalera, has inked a deal with I Scream Records. INCITE's entire "Divided We Fail" three-song EP is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. According to drummer Zak Sofaly, "the songs were all composed in a matter of ...

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MCQUEEN Cancels Belgian Festival Appearances

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has released the following statement: "It is with deep regret that we have had to cancel our appearances at Roadkill Festival and Wardin Rock Festival in Belgium, due to insufficient funds. "We were looking forward to seeing our European fans again and we apologize for not announcing this sooner, but we ...

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Inflikted - CAVALERA CONSPIRACY

On June 12th, 2006, SEPULTURA once again said goodbye to a Cavalera when drummer Igor took his leave because of that nasty little gremlin known as "artistic incompatibility." About three seconds after that news hit the streets, we all knew what was coming and though their relationship had been somewhat strained after Max's exodus from ...

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MCQUEEN In Pre-Production Mode

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has just entered a Virginia studio to begin pre-production for a new album, tentatively due in early 2009 via the Newcastle, UK-based independent rock label Demolition Records. MCQUEEN recently tapped legendary U.S. rock A&R executive/manager Tom Zutaut the man who is said to have signed and launched the careers of GUNS ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: New Audio Interview Posted Online

A new 15-minute audio interview with guitarist Richie Kotzen (ex-POISON, MR. BIG) conducted this past weekend (May 31) by "The Classic Metal Show" is available for streaming in two parts below. Frontiers Records has set a July 4 European release date for "Live In Sao Paulo", Richie Kotzen's first-ever live album. With much prompting from ...

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TEAM SLEEP Drummer Joins SOL INVICTO

Zach Hill of HELLA/TEAM SLEEP fame has officially joined SOL INVICTO, the drum 'n' bass-meets-metal side project of DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter, Eric Bobo of CYPRESS HILL on percussion and drums, Richie Londres from the C.L.P. (CULTURA LONDRES PROYECTO) on production/guitar and AJ Cookson (UK-based producer). According to a posting on the project's MySpace page, ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN To Perform At ROCK AGAINST DIABETES Main Event

Rock Against Diabetes, the first of its kind in delivering a HD interactive worldwide Internet broadcast of a charity concert festival has announced that guitarist Richie Kotzen (ex-POISON, MR. BIG) will perform at the event. It has launched a competition to find a band to take the opening slot at the August 23 worldwide broadcast. ...

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