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SOULFLY Announces U.S. Tour Dates

SOULFLY has announced some U.S. tour dates that will kick off late next month and run through October. Joining them on this U.S. tour will be FULL BLOWN CHAOS, WICKED WISDOM, and INCITE. The dates are as follows: Aug. 17 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre (D-Low Memorial Festival) Sep. 18 - San Diego, CA ...

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SUICIDE CITY: More Tour Dates Announced

SUICIDE CITY, the new band featuring BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei and former KITTIE bassist Jennifer Arroyo, will kick off their "Perfect Timing Summer Tour 2006" tonight (July 15) at Mark's Showplace in Bedford, NH. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jul. 15 - Bedford, NH - Mark's Showplace Jul. 16 - Red Bank, NJ - Chubbys ...

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BRIAN POSEHN To Appear On 'Conan O'Brien'

Comedian/actor Brian Posehn is set to appear on NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" tonight (Tuesday July 11) at 12:35 a.m. EST. Posehn will be appearing on this hit late night show in support of his new CD, "Live In: Nerd Rage", which is being released today in North America. Other guests scheduled for the ...

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Deathrider - MOTORJESUS

If the greasy-knuckled biker rock of BRAND NEW SIN turns your crank, then these long-running German hessians (wisely debuting a new name, after spending years trying to get somewhere as THE SHITHEADZ) will fill the bill nicely. Throw in a little bit of accented Hetfield yowl, the occasional tough-but-generic mid-'90s ANTHRAX riffery, and the occasional ...

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ARMORED SAINT Check In From Europe

The following message was posted on ARMORED SAINT's MySpace profile: "Gonzo [drums] checked in this morning and wanted me to pass the following message on to you all: 'Bang Your Head [festival in Germany] was completely rocking. People were saying that we were the best act of the weekend.... lots of praise to the SAINT. ...

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OSI Complete Work On 'Free' Video, Plan EP Release

OSI (OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE), the project featuring FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore and DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, recently completed a music video for the title track of their sophomore album, entitled "Free". The clip, which directed by Andreas Nilsson, is now being released to video outlets worldwide. The ...

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MY RUIN To Embark On 'Summer Of Hell Tour'

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band fronted by Tairrie B, will be supporting ARMORED SAINT at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California ob June 18 then hitting the road and the end of the month to headline their own "Summer of Hell Tour" in Europe with guests/labelmates GU MEDICINE & BARRABUS in ...

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SAINT CAINE Frontman Comments On Ex-BLOODSIMPLE Drummer's Addition

SAINT CAINE guitarist/vocalist John Kosco (ex-DROPBOX) has commented on the addition of ex- ex-BLOODSIMPLE/DOWNSET drummer Chris Hamilton to the group's ranks. The group — whose lineup is completed by guitarist Joey Wilkinson (ex-DROPBOX) and bassist John Eville — are currently working on their debut album, to be released in late 2006/early 2007. Said Kosco: "We ...

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BREED 77: New Album Pushed Back

Following a storming set at the Download festival, a Metal Hammer Golden Gods "Best British Act" nomination and a sold-out tour, BREED 77 are gearing up for a pan-European album release and as a result have been forced to push back the release of their highly anticipated new album "In My Blood (En Mi Sangre)". ...

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Former DROPBOX, BLOODSIMPLE Members Join Forces In SAINT CAINE

Former DROPBOX members John Kosco (guitar, vocals) and Joey Wilkinson (guitar) have joined forces with ex-BLOODSIMPLE/DOWNSET drummer Chris Hamilton and bassist John Eville in a new band called SAINT CAINE. The group are currently working on their debut album, to be released in late 2006/early 2007. "It's going to be difficult for us to decide ...

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BIRD OF PREY Announce New Guitarist

According to Rockdetector.com, BIRD OF PREY — the band led by vocalist Kyle Michaels, a scene veteran who has previously played with MASI, ANIMAL, the GEEZER BUTLER BAND, RAVAGE the DAVID SHANKLE GROUP — has announced a new guitarist. The group — whose musical style is self-described as "'70s heavy rock with 21st ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Film Live DVD In England

Diana DeVille of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with ARMORED SAINT members Gonzo (drums) and Phil Sandoval (guitar). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: KNAC.COM: Very cool. So talk a little bit about the routing. Was it a matter of warming up on your home turf and then off to Europe, ...

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COMMUNIC Replace EXODUS AT Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Norwegian progressive/power metal band COMMUNIC, who feature in their ranks ex-SCARIOT members Oddleif Stensland (vocals) and Tor Atle Andersen (drums), have reportedly replaced EXODUS on the billing of this year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The running order is now shaping up as follows: Friday, June ...

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DARKANE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Swedish high-energy thrashers DARKANE have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON DIE KRUPPS MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA SOILWORK ...

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EXODUS Pull Out Of Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS have cancelled their previously announced appearance at this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The festival organizers have issued the following statement on the matter: "Having cooperatively solved several organisational problems in advance and acommodating the ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Guest On KNAC.COM Today

ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo and guitarist Phil Sandoval will be interviewed live today, Saturday June 3 on KNAC.COM by host Diana DeVille. The interview is scheduled to take place at 3:30 pm PST and can be accessed by going to www.knac.com and clicking on the left-hand side of the front page where it ...

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