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DOWN: Stockholm Show Downgraded Due To Poor Ticket Sales

Due to poor ticket sales, DOWN's June 6, 2006 show in Stockholm, Sweden has been moved from the 1500-plus-capacity Arenan to the 600-capacity Klubben. The disappointing response to the gig is believed to be at least partly due to the fact that the Sweden Rock festival is taking place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden, with ...

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DOWN: Tilburg Photos, Video Clips Posted Online

A number of live photos and video clips, taken at DOWN's May 21 concert at 013 in Tilburg, Holland, have been posted online at this location (.RAR file, 21 MB). DOWN is the the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist ...

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RUSH Worship At Toronto's Rogers Centre

The Toronto Sun has issued the following report: "Toronto Blue Jays catcher Gregg Zaun makes no secret of his music interests or the fact that he is a huge fan of the band RUSH. So at a recent Toronto game against the Oakland Athletics at the Rogers Centre, Zaun was sufficiently psyched when he learned ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Dedicates First-Ever DOWN European Show To DIMEBAG

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) — played their first-ever European show Friday night (May 19) in Hamburg, Germany. A fan who attended the gig ...

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DOWN: Brand New Photos Posted Online

Several brand-new photos 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) — taken as the group were making their way to Europe for their first-ever tour ...

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METALLICA Guitarist's Custom-Built Vehicle To Make Public Debut

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett's custom-built '36 Ford vehicle is close to being finished and will make its public debut at the Paso Robles Custom Car show in California. One of the most hotly anticipated hot-rods, the vehicle was built by the Salinas Boys (owned by Cole Foster, renowed custom made hot-rod builder) over a three-year ...

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METALLICA Frontman JAMES HETFIELD: Text Of MUSICARES MAP Acceptance Speech Available

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was honored at a Hollywood fundraiser on Friday (May 12) for the MusiCares MAP Fund. The non-profit organization aimed at helping music industry professionals with addiction recovery treatment presented Hetfield with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his "devotion to helping other addicts with the recovery process" during its second annual ...

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DOWN To Film European Shows For Upcoming DVD

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) — have announced that they will be filming shows on their spring/summer European tour for an upcoming DVD. No ...

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DOWN: More European Tour Dates Announced

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) — have confirmed the following dates as part of their spring/summer European tour: May 19 - Freheit - Hamburg, ...

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METALLICA Lend Voices To Another Cartoon Series

According to a posting at TV.com, METALLICA members James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett have lent their voices to another cartoon series, titled "Death Clock Metalocalypse". Brendon Small, known for the series "Home Movies", co-created "Death Clock Metalocalypse" about a Norwegian heavy metal band called DEATHKLOK. Although they rock to the top of the ...

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PROTOTYPE: 'Continuum' European Release Date Pushed Back

The European release date via MetalAxe Records of the sophomore album from the Los Angeles-based progressive thrash metal band PROTOTYPE, entitled "Continuum", has been pushed back to May 25. The follow-up to the band's full-length debut, "Trinity", which was issued in 2004 via Massacre Records, will still receive a U.S. release on April 25 through ...

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METALLICA: More South African Video Footage Posted Online

METALLICA have posted a second video clip from their recent trip to South Africa, where they headlined the country's biggest international music festival ever. The Coca-Cola Colab Massive Mix festival took place on March 18 in the city of Centurion, March 21 in Durban and March 25 in Cape Town. The new 14-minute clip contains ...

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DOWN: German Dates Announced

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) — will play at least two German headlining dates as part of their spring/summer European tour. So far the ...

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Metal Musicians On 'Headbanger's Ball': Then And Now

To celebrate the release of the third installment of the "MTV Headbanger's Ball" compilations, entitled "MTV Headbanger's Ball - The Revenge" (due on April 11 via Roadrunner Records), some of the participants have got together to answer questions on their relationship with the MTV series and compilation. Question: Were you a fan of the original ...

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DOWN To Enter Studio In September

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) — will begin work on new material shortly after returning home from their European summer tour and are tentatively ...

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DOWN Guitarist Is 'Ready' For First-Ever European Tour

DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein (also of CROWBAR) has confirmed the group's plans to launch their first-ever European tour in May. Speaking to 4QRadio.com earlier this week, Windstein said, "I don't know the dates or anything, but we're coming over sometime in May and into June. We're doing a couple of festivals and I'm sure we'll ...

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It's Official: DOWN To Kick Off First-Ever European Tour In May

DOWN — the acclaimed 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) — have confirmed that they will be undertaking a European tour beginning May 15. So far, only one date has been ...

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PROTOTYPE: New Album Samples Posted Online

Los Angeles-based progressive thrash metal band PROTOTYPE have uploaded two tracks from their upcoming their sophomore effort, "Continuum", at this location. Due on April 25 via MetalAxe Records in Europe and Nightmare Records in the U.S., the CD is the follow-up to the band's full-length debut, "Trinity", which was issued in 2004 via ...

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PROTOTYPE To Release New Album In April

Los Angeles-based progressive thrash metal band PROTOTYPE will release their sophomore effort, "Continuum", on April 25 via MetalAxe Records in Europe and Nightmare Records in the U.S. The CD is the follow-up to the band's full-length debut, "Trinity", which was issued in 2004 via Massacre Records. "The material covers more varied aspects of what the ...

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DOWN Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival?

According to a posting at the Metal Italia web site, DOWN — the acclaimed 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) — have been confirmed for the tenth edition of ...

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