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TOOL To Take Part In Online Chat

According to a posting at Toolband.com, the members of TOOL will conduct a "chat party" on Wednesday, October 12. "We did this last year, had some fun, so I thought we'd try it again," the posting adds. "Along with the members of the band, it's also your chance to chat with some of ...

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Former ALICE COOPER Guitarist MICHAEL BRUCE Releases New CD

Former ALICE COOPER guitarist Michael Bruce released his new solo album in Iceland on September 16 in a limited edition of 200 copies in deluxe digipak format. "The Second Coming Of Michael Bruce - Alive & Re-Cooperated" is Michael Bruce's first official release in years (although exclusive only to Iceland at this time) and features ...

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Former KYUSS Bassist Schedules BUTCHER Live Debut

Bassist Scott Reeder (KYUSS, THE OBSESSED, UNIDA) will be making his live debut with BUTCHER on Saturday, September 17 at Club Good Hurt (12249 Venice Blvd.) in West Los Angeles, California. Showtime is midnight. BUTCHER was formed in North Hollywood in 2001 by Camella Grace and Sasha Popovic. Combining Camella's powerful-yet-ethereal vocals with their shared ...

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GENERAL SURGERY To Enter Studio In December

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have posted the following message on their official web site: "The calm before the storm of gore is upon us, to use a trve metal phrase. Or something equally daft along those lines. "We've now booked studio time for December for our upcoming full-length on Listenable Records. If all ...

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ALICE COOPER To Release Vintage Concert

TheRockRadio.com is reporting that a rare ALICE COOPER concert film will make its first appearance on home video in November. "Live 1973: Billion Dollar Babies Tour", which played theatres that year in limited release, will arrive on DVD on November 8. The DVD includes 14 songs, plus a new interview with Cooper, the original theatrical ...

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Professor Claims Course Distorted In TOMMY LEE Show

Meredith Grunke of the Daily Nebraskan has issued the following report: Since "Tommy Lee Goes to College" first aired in August, few major complaints have surfaced about the show’s portrayal of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. However, one UNL English professor said Tuesday's episode misrepresented her Native American Literature class and the English and ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist Helps Accident Victim

icWales is reporting that MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell will join four other bands at a charity gig in Wales tonight (August 22) for a barman left blind and deaf after an horrific car accident. 21-year-old Nick Butcher, whose dad, Tim, works as a technician with MOTÖRHEAD, needed major reconstructive surgery to put 20 ...

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ALICE COOPER Discusses His Stage Show

ALICE COOPER recently spoke to Billboard.com about his new album, "Dirty Diamonds", and his current world tour, which includes such traditional Cooper set-pieces as guillotines, strait jackets and "female vampire whip dances." "If you asked 10 people in 1975 to go to an ALICE COOPER show and do a two-page report on what ...

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Dirty Diamonds - ALICE COOPER

ALICE COOPER has been making albums for 36 years now, and it's amazing that he's still serving up listenable, better-than-average fare while most of his contemporaries have lost their muse completely or are content to flog the old hits over and over again. COOPER has certainly had his ups and downs over his recording history, ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Sign With LIQUOR AND POKER MUSIC

Acclaimed Los Angeles quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY, recently dubbed the "#1 metal band you need to know now" by Guitar World, have officially joined the roster of Liquor and Poker Music. The L.A.-based rock label will release the group's new album, "Their Rock Is Not Our Rock", on October 18. A rough mix of the new ...

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MELVINS Tribute Album: Final Track Listing Revealed

The final track listing has been announced for the MELVINS tribute album, "We Reach: The Music of the Melvins", due on August 23 via Fractured Transmitter Records. It is as follows: MARE – "Nightgoat" THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN - "Honey Bucket" MASTODON - "The Bit" STRAPPING YOUNG LAD - "Zodiac" PIG DESTROYER - "Claude" HIGH ...

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DEVOURMENT To Record 'Butcher The Weak' In August

Bassist Mike Majewski of the reformed Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT has posted the following message on the group's official message board: "We've been keeping quiet lately about the goings on in the DEVO camp so I figured I'd give ya a lil update. Of course, nothing is 100 percent set in stone, but this ...

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LALU To Release 'Temporal' In Early 2006

LALU, the new heavy/progressive project featuring French composer Vivien Lalu alongside drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen (DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND) and bassist Russell Bergquist (ex-ANNIHILATOR), will release their new album, "Temporal", in early 2006 through the Finnish label Lion Music. Two tracks on the CD will feature Virgil Donati (PLANET X, SOUL SIRKUS) on drums and Gary ...

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DEVOURMENT Bassist To Take Over Vocal Duties

Bassist Mike Majewski of the reformed Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT has announced that he will be taking over the vocal duties in the group after the recent departure of original frontman Wayne Knupp. Ruben Rosas, who had initially taken Knupp's place on the band's 1999 full-length release "Molesting the Decapitated" (United Guttural), has moved ...

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SEASON OF MOURNING Confirmed For Connecticut's GOTHSTOCK 2005 Festival

Philadelphia-based progressive doom metallers SEASON OF MOURNING have been confirmed for the Gothstock 2005 festival, set to take place September 24-25 at the Webster Theatre in Hartford, CT. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANATHEMA DEVICE BELLA MORTE BURN VICTIM BUTCHER PRIEST CARFAX ABBEY CIRCUS OF DEAD SQUIRRELS COLLAPSE INTO REASON DEAD EMOTION ...

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BIRD OF PREY To Collaborate With Guitarist JIMI BELL

BIRD OF PREY, the project fronted by vocalist Kyle Michaels, has announced a collaboration with acclaimed guitarist Jimi Bell. Jimi will contribute to forthcoming releases in the form of guitar work and collaborative writing. Having played for the likes of METAL CHURCH's David Wayne and AFM recording artist Rob Rock, Jimi has more than his ...

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