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EVANESCENCE: Denver Concert Cancelled

According to 9News.com, the EVANESCENCE concert scheduled for Sunday night (November 25) at Magness Arena in Denver, Colorado was canceled because of some sick band members. 9NEWS entertainment reporter Kirk Montgomery has learned two members of the tour were taken to Porter Hospital with flu-like symptoms. Kirk says "many others" involved with the ...

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DOWN Ladies Hit The Stage In Arizona; Video Available

Video footage of members of DOWN performing the song "Bury Me in Smoke" with their girlfriends (a.k.a. "The Sisterhood": Rachel on drums, Anna on bass and Kate on guitar) on November 19, 2007 in Phoenix, Arizona can be viewed below. The newest social networking web site called Woozyfly.com recently conducted an interview with Jimmy Bower ...

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DOWN: Woozyfly.com Interview Posted Online

The newest social networking web site called Woozyfly.com recently conducted an interview with Jimmy Bower and Kirk Windstein of DOWN. The interview took place before the band's perfomance at The Roseland Ballroom in New York City and can be viewed at this location. DOWN's video for the song "On March The Saints" made ...

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DOWN: San Antonio Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — performing the song "Jail" in San Antonio, Texas on November 14, 2007 can be ...

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DOWN: Atlanta Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — performing in Atlanta, Georgia on November 7, 2007 can be viewed below (courtesy of ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG To Teach At Hollywood's GIT

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young will join the Guitar Institute of Technology teaching staff at Hollywood, California's Musicians Institute in January 2008. Musicians Institute offers a comprehensive, hands-on education in contemporary music performance, recording, guitar making, music business and film. Jeff's entire career with MEGADETH was spent recording and touring in support of the band's ...

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KINGDOM OF SORROW Signs To RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Jamey Jasta and Kirk Windstein's KINGDOM OF SORROW. Jasta (HATEBREED, ICEPICK) and Windstein (DOWN, CROWBAR) came together some three years ago to create KINGDOM OF SORROW, and in that time put together an album's worth of crushing American metal. Relapse will give the band's long-awaited debut album its ...

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JACKNIFE Begins Recording New Album

Dallas, Texas-based band JACKNIFE has entered Skyline Studios in the group's hometown to being recording its new full-length album for a 2008 release. The group is working alongside Sterling Winfield and Tim "Timmy Tooth" Kimsey, who have more than 20 years of recording, mixing, producing, and engineering experience. In addition to recently engineering Vinnie Paul ...

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DOWN: New Video Interview With JIMMY BOWER Available

HeavyMetalSource.com conducted an interview with DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower on October 27, 2007 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. Watch the interview in two parts below. As previously reported, DOWN members Rex Brown, Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein will guest on the "Hard Files" program on Sirius Satellite Radio's Hard Attack on Thursday (November 1) ...

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PROTOTYPE Featured In 'Guitar Hero III' Video Game

Los Angeles-based progressive thrash metal band PROTOTYPE is featured in the new Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock video game with the song "The Way It Ends", taken from the group's latest album, "Continuum". Players are able to put their skills to the test, playing lead, rhythm or bass guitar on this challenging PROTOTYPE track. ...

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DOWN To Guest On SIRIUS SATELLITE's 'Hard Files'

DOWN members Rex Brown, Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein will guest on the "Hard Files" program on Sirius Satellite Radio's Hard Attack on Thursday (November 1) at 7:00 p.m. EST. Rebroadcasts: Fridays at noon ET, Saturdays at 3:00 p.m. ET and Sundays at 6:00 p.m. ET. Join Brown, Keenan, Windstein and Sirius host Jose Mangin ...

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DOWN: Footage From Last Night's Toronto Concert Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN's October 22, 2007 concert at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be viewed below. Synthesis.net has posted the second part of a video interview with DOWN members Kirk Windstein and Jimmy Bower conducted on September 29, 2007 at the Senator Theatre in Chico, California. Watch it at ...

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METALLICA, ANTHRAX Guitarists Get Matching '666' Tattoos

Legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin revealed on his web site that he took pictures of METALLICA in the Los Angeles area on Friday, October 12, presumably while the band was in the studio recording its new album. According to Halfin, "the highlight [of the session was] Kirk Hammett [METALLICA guitarist] insisting I photograph '666' which ...

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BLOOD OF CAIN: 'Bloody Bones' Video Posted Online

Northern California-based black/death metal outfit BLOOD OF CAIN has released the video for the song "Bloody Bones". The clip was shot at several underground metal gatherings throughout Northern California and can be viewed below. According to the band's official bio, "BLOOD OF CAIN forge an alloy of melodic thrash, death metal, power metal, and other ...

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Enter the Grave - EVILE

Is there anyone out there that has not yet noticed the numerous bands now playing a decidedly retro style of '80s Bay Area thrash? The list does goes on and on with acts like MERCILESS DEATH, DEKAPITATOR, and REANIMATOR (to name just a few) tearing it up like nobody's business, and doing it quite well, ...

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DOWN: Video Interview With KIRK WINDSTEIN, JIMMY BOWER Available

Synthesis.net has posted the first part of a video interview with DOWN members Kirk Windstein and Jimmy Bower conducted on September 29, 2007 at the Senator Theatre in Chico, California. Watch it below. DOWN's new album, "Over the Under", has registered the following first-week chart positions: Canada: #55 Finland: #30 Germany: #65 Ireland: 42 Sweden: ...

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DOWN: Photos From CD-Release Party Posted Online

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — held a release party for its new album, "III - Over the Under", on Tuesday (September 25) at ...

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