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QUEENSRŸCHE Raises Over $80,000 For VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION

QUEENSRŸCHE raised over $80,000 for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, which supports music education programs across the country, by hosting motorcycle rides with fans, accepting individual donations, and offering ticket packages throughout the band's recent tour. QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate is a friend of Buell Motorcycles head Erik Buell, who made matching QUEENSRŸCHE bikes ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Score' DVD Certified Platinum!

DREAM THEATER's "Score" two-DVD set has been officially certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America). The set, which sold more than 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 1 on Billboard's Top Music Video chart, contains DREAM THEATER's entire "20th Anniversary World ...

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DREAM THEATER Begins Recording New Album, Seeks New Label Home

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy revealed during an appearance last night (Oct. 6) on the "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM that the band has ended its longtime collaboration with Atco/EastWest Records/The Atlantic Group and is currently in talks with several labels about a possible new record deal. In addition, the ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist, Drummer Schedule In-Store Appearances

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and drummer Scott Rockenfield will be making in-store appearances at the following Sam Ash locations: Oct. 05 - Canoga Park, CA - 818-709-5650 Oct. 06 - Las Vegas, NV - 702-734-0007 Nov. 03 - King of Prussia, PA - 610-265-6444 Nov. 14 - Cleveland, OH - 440-446-0850 Nov. 15 - Madison, ...

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AGHORA Hard At Work On Second Album With Producer NEIL KERNON

Miami, Florida-based progressive metal band AGHORA is currently recording its second album, "Formless", with producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) for a November release. Diana Serra's vocals are being tracked in guitarist Santiago Dobles' home studio in Miami, Florida. The sessions are expected to last about a week. Mixing will be done in ...

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ION VEIN Forced To Pull Off KAMELOT Bill In Illinois

Guitarist Chris Lotesto from Chicago-based progressive-power metallers ION VEIN has issued the following update: "We're making the official announcement that we have to pull off the bill with KAMELOT [on Sept. 30] at the Pearl Room in Mokena, IL due to the lack of a singer. We were hoping that something was going to pan ...

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MOB RULES: More Dates Announced

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have announced more tour dates in support of their new CD, "Ethnolution A.D.". Their schedule is now shaping up as follows: Oct. 20 - Wilhelmshaven, GER @ Pumpwerk Oct. 27 - Bremen, GER @ Tower Oct. 30 - Bonn, GER @ Klangstation Oct. 31 - Bochum, GER @ Zeche Nov. ...

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FIFTH ANGEL Members Discuss Early Years, Possibility Of Reunion

Seattle metal historian Brian Heaton — the curator of BreakdownRoom.net, a database of Seattle rockers' QUEENSRŸCHE's live concert history, and the man behind FifthAngel.net, the unofficial home to all information regarding the Seattle metal band FIFTH ANGEL — recently conducted an interview with FIFTH ANGEL bassist John Macko and guitarist Kendall Bechtel. A couple of ...

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RUFFIANS: European Tour Dates Announced

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band that at one time featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, has announced the following European dates: Nov. 17 - Headbangers Ballroom - Hamburg, GER Nov. 19 - Bat Cave - Tilburg, NETH Nov. 22 - Rock City - Zurich, SWI Nov. 24 - Die Halle ...

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ENGEL Recording New Material

ENGEL — the new Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Håkansson (ex-EVERGREY) — has posted the following message on its official web site: "We are in the midst of a very interesting recording session. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Backing Vocalist PAMELA MOORE: 'The Show Must Go On!'

QUEENSRŸCHE backing vocalist Pamela Moore — the voice of "Sister Mary" from QUEENSRŸCHE's legendary concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and its sequel, "Operation: Mindcrime II" — came down with a "violent case of food poisoning" and was hospitalized August 30, making it impossible for her to perform at the Saenger Theater in Mobile, Alabama later that ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Q2K (Expanded & Remastered)' Listening Party

AOL Music is hosting an online listening party for the reissue of QUEENSRŸCHE's 1999 effort, "Q2K", released Tuesday (August 29). Listen to "Q2K (Expanded & Remastered)" in full here. The remastered and expanded version of "Q2K" is available at traditional physical and digital retail outlets and www.rhino.com for a suggested retail price of ...

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Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II - HELLOWEEN

Anyone still crying about the 10 that "Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part I" got last week, please purchase another box of tissues before reading further. If it was possible to give this record an 11, I'd give it one — the first two "Keeper" albums are essential landmarks in heavy metal history, indisputable masterpieces, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Kicks Off Multimedia Extravaganza Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE kicks off their North American tour tonight (Friday, August 25) in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The band is doing their "Operation: Mindcrime I" and "II" albums in their entirety, with a full-on multimedia extravaganza. Frontman Geoff Tate told Launch that the shows will expand on what they did last year, ...

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ION VEIN Finishes Tracking Bass For New Album, Continues Vocalist Search

Guitarist Chris Lotesto from Chicago-based progressive-power metallers ION VEIN has issued the following update: "Just a quick update to let everyone know that we finished tracking bass for the new album on Tuesday and everything is sounding absolutely crushing so far! Everything is complete musically except guitar solos and some final colors/textures, which will take ...

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