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PAIN Mainman Offers Update On New Album, Covers CD

PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "As most people know, I've been busy with the other band HYPOCRISY and gonna do the Neckbreakers Ball [European] tour in April and a few selected festivals. But at the same time I'm working on the [PAIN] covers and a ...

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A JUMPSTART: New Music Posted Online; Hollywood Gig Scheduled

Alternative electro-rockers A JUMPSTART, originally from Lyon, France but currently residing in Los Angeles, have updated their MySpace page, which now includes the singles "To The Surface" and "Sleep Forever". Click here to listen. A JUMPSTART will be playing the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California on Monday, March 27. Other artists slated to ...

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WITCHCRAFT Added To Holland's ROADBURN FESTIVAL

Sweden's premier doom band WITCHCRAFT have replaced CAPRICORNS on the billing of the 11th Roadburn Festival, set to be held Saturday, April 22 at the 013 in Tilburg Holland. WITCHCRAFT, who were originally scheduled to be touring Europe with MONSTER MAGNET in March/April, will appear at the festival's Green Room alongside SOLACE, the legendary LEAF ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: U.K. Schedule Revised

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN have lined up the following U.K. dates in April: Apr. 08 - Kingston, UK @ The Peel Apr. 14 - Birmingham, UK @ Edwards No.8 Apr. 15 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Apr. 29 - Brighton, UK @ Concorde II Apr. 30 - London, UK @ Camden Underworld As previously ...

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DANKO JONES: Support Acts For European Tour Announced

Canada's powerhouse rock trio DANKO JONES have announced that they will be supported by BRANT BJORK AND THE BROS. (March 10 to April 6) and TOKYO DRAGONS (April 7-23) on their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off in Karlstad, Sweden. In other news, BigTV.com recently visited the group's frontman and namesake, Danko ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hell-raisers ORANGE GOBLIN have announced the following U.K. shows for April. Apr. 07 - Dublin, UK @ The Voodoo Lounge or The Village (TBC) Apr. 08 - Belfast, UK @ The Limelight Apr. 15 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Apr. 29 - Brighton, UK @ Concorde II Apr. 30 - London, UK @ ...

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Interview With Former KYUSS Drummer BRANT BJORK Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 35 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode features interviews host Mark Strigl conducted with former KYUSS drummer Brant Bjork and FIREBALL MINISTRY guitarist Emily Burton. Hosts John Ostronomy and Strigl also discuss such topics as SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Ace Frehley, Ronnie James Dio and Ian Gillan. Pictures as well ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY: Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 33 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. This episode is part one of two episodes featuring FIREBALL MINISTRY. It features interviews host Mark Strigl conducted with guitarist/vocalist James A. Rota and bassist Johny Chow. Interview topics include JUDAS PRIEST, CKY, Ozzfest, and CLUTCH. Hosts John Ostronomy and Mark Strigl also discuss topics ...

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PAIN Mainman Begins Work On New Album

PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "The brand new DVD 'Live Is Overrated' is out now on Metal Mind, and features two concerts from Poland! There is a lot of bonus shit on there as well, so it's worth checking out if you want to see ...

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BRANT BJORK & THE BROS.: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

BRANT BJORK & THE BROS., the band led by former KYUSS/FU MANCHU drummer Brant Bjork, have lined up the following dates during May/June: May 13 - Albuquerque, NM – Burt's Tiki Lounge May 14 - Austin, TX – Emo's May 15 - Ft. Worth, TX - Wreck Room May 16 - Houston, TX - Rudyard`s ...

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ROADBURN FESTIVAL Live Webcast Scheduled For Today

Holland's VPRO 3voor12 will carry a live webcast of the 10th Roadburn Festival from the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland on Saturday, April 9. The live webcast starts at 18:45 CET (16:45 GMT, U.S. East Coast at 12:45 p.m. and U.S. West Coast at 9:45 a.m.). All the performances from the Roadburn Festival will be ...

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INTERZONE Featured On BJÖRK's Charity Record

Canadian band INTERZONE, featuring former SACRIFICE frontman Rob Urbinati, are among the artists featured on a collection of cover versions and mixes of BJÖRK's song "Army of Me", with all of the proceeds to go to UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund). Prompted by the recent events in Southeast Asia, Icelandic singer Björk got ...

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Dare I Say - HERMANO

While his former bandmate Josh Homme rides QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE to platinum success, ex-KYUSS vocalist John Garcia can't seem to get his shit together, comparatively speaking. First emerging with the short-lived SLO BURN project, he then helmed UNIDA, who signed to American Recordings and spent $350,000 on a debut CD that still languishes ...

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HERMANO To Release New Album Next Week

Former KYUSS singer John Garcia's current band HERMANO will release their new album, "Dare I Say...", in the U.S. on February 15 via MeteorCity. "Dare I Say...", available in Europe since last November, is Garcia's first full-length album to be recorded and released in almost five years, since HERMANO's 2002 effort, "Only A Suggestion", was ...

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FEAR FACTORY Drummer To Produce New KRIYA CD

FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera will reportedly produce the new album from the Los Angeles-based, female-fronted, guitar-driven alternative rock band KRIYA. Drawing upon the collective influences of everyone from KATE BUSH, DAVID BOWIE and BJORK to ALANIS MORISSETTE and TORI AMOS, KRIYA have so far released one self-financed debut album, entitled "…And Then There Was ...

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Ex-FAITH NO MORE Singer MIKE PATTON Guests On New BJÖRK CD

Former FAITH NO MORE and current FANTOMAS singer Mike Patton is among the guests appearing on BJÖRK's upcoming album, "Medulla", due August 31 via Elektra. Patton reportedly contributes his voice to flesh out song elements normally handled by musical instruments. "Instruments are so over," Björk told Rolling Stone. "I think this was probably the most ...

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SLIPKNOT: 'Vol. 3' Certified Gold In The U.K.

SLIPKNOT's latest CD, "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)", has been certified gold in the U.K. for shipments in excess of 100,00 copies. As previously reported, the CD entered the U.K. album chart at No. 5. "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)" is the follow-up to SLIPKNOT's "Iowa", which debuted in the U.K. album charts at No. ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Vol. 3' Enters U.K. Chart At No. 5

SLIPKNOT's "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)" entered the U.K. album chart at No. 5, according to Billboard magazine. Topping the chart is AVRIL LAVIGNE with her sophomore album, "Under My Skin", which is also expected to end USHER's reign atop the U.S. charts when data are issued Wednesday. SLIPKNOT's new album is expected to sell ...

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