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LILLIAN AXE: Tour Dates Announced

LILLIAN AXE has scheduled the following dates: Jul. 20 - The Parish - New Orleans, LA Sep. 04 - Smith's Olde Bar - Atlanta GA Sep. 05 - The Nick - Birmingham, AL Sep. 06 - Jesters Pub - Fayetteville, NC Sep. 07 - The Muse - Nashville, TN Sep. 08 - Jaxx Nightclub - ...

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Holland's ROADBURN Festival: More Artists Confirmed

Long-running Oakland, California-based industrial/alternative/metal pioneers NEUROSIS have been confirmed as the headliner of the 12th annual Roadburn Festival, which will take place April 20-21, 2007 at the 013 Club in Tilburg, The Netherlands. NEUROSIS will perform an exclusive European show at the festival on Saturday, April 21. Also scheduled to appear on the Saturday Roadburn ...

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ZONARIA Signs With SWEDMETAL RECORDS

Swedish melodic death metal band ZONARIA — who earlier in the year completed a European tour with IMPALED NAZARENE — has inked a deal with Swedmetal Records (220 VOLT, VIOLENT WORK OF ART) for a CD single release. Entitled "Rendered in Vain", the CD is expected sometime in November. "Rendered in Vain" was mixed and ...

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Report: Backstage At OZZFEST 2006

MTV.com has posted a behind-the-scenes look at "the making of" this year's Ozzfest, which kicked off June 29 in Auburn, Washington. Read the article at this location. In other news, Return to the Pit has uploaded several hundred photos from Mansfield, Massachusetts stop of Ozzfest 2006, which took place Tuesday, August 1 at ...

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FROM BEHIND Enter Swedish Hard Rock Chart At No. 5

FROM BEHIND, the new project featuring Manny Charlton (NAZARETH) and Nicky Moore (SAMSON, MAMMOTH), has entered the Swedish hard rock chart at position No. 5 with their debut album, "Game Over", out now on Lion Music. "Game Over" was recorded at 9 Volt studios in Malmö, Sweden, and mixed by Charlton and guitarist Mikael Fässberg ...

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FROM BEHIND: Tour Dates Announced

FROM BEHIND, the new project featuring Manny Charlton (NAZARETH) and Nicky Moore (SAMSON, MAMMOTH), will tour Scandinavia prior to their appearance at the Sweden Rock festival in early June. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 23 - Göta Källare - Stockholm, SWE May 24 - Siljarock (Cruise Stockholm-Helsinki) May 26 - 2 Lingon & Blåbär ...

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THE CULT: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

THE CULT will head to Canada for a seven-city tour in mid-May (with openers CONTROLLER CONTROLLER) before journeying overseas where they will visit seven European countries in June and July, encompassing headlining shows and key festival appearances in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Holland, Serbia, Hungary and Greece. In the midst of these dates, the band will ...

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THE CULT Planning European Festival Appearances

Reactivated rockers THE CULT are rumored to be planning a number of European festival appearances in June/July, including the Super Bock Super Rock festival in Lisbon, Portugal (June 7) and the Volt Festival in Sopron, Hungary (July 5-8). Exact cities and dates are expected to be announced soon. ...

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FROM BEHIND To Begin Recording Debut Album Next Week

FROM BEHIND, the Swedish/English/American project featuring ex-SAMSON/MAMMOTH singer Nicky Moore and former NAZARETH guitarist Manny Charlton, will enter 9 Volt Studios in Malmö, Sweden next week to begin recording their debut album, entitled "Game Over". 15 songs will be recorded for the effort, including "Enola Gay", "Hearts Grown Cold", "What You're Doing", "Boneman", "Gone" and ...

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SANCTUARY RECORDS Sued For $50 Million

Los Angeles, California-based 5.1 Entertainment Group has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Sanctuary Records Group, charging that Sanctuary, owner of the world's largest independent recorded music catalog, breached the terms of a September 29, 2003, amendment to the original agreement between the parties that provided for delivery by Sanctuary to 5.1 of up ...

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SLIPKNOT Frontman Discusses MUSHROOMHEAD 'Feud'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor stopped by the 100.7 WMMS FM studios in Cleveland on Wednesday (March 9) and responded to questions from afternoon DJ, Maxwell, regarding the SLIPKNOT vs. MUSHROOMHEAD "feud" which has been raging, on and off, for the past several years. (MUSHROOMHEAD have made the claim that SLIPKNOT "copied" their masks-and-jumpsuits look a ...

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OUTBURST Change Title Of Debut Album

Dutch thrashers OUTBURST have changed the projected title of their debut album to "Fair and Balanced" from the previously announced "From Hell". "Fair and Balanced" was recorded at Double Noise studio in Tilburg, Holland with producer Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES, HIDING WITH GIRL). The CD will feature two guest appearances: TEXTURES vocalist Eric Kalsbeek can be ...

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220 VOLT Sign With SWEDMETAL RECORDS

Veteran Swedish hard rockers 220 VOLT have inked a deal with Swedmetal Records. The group are currently working on new album for a February 2005 release. A Scandinavian tour will follow in March. 220 VOLT, who are said to be the second best-selling metal/hard rock act in Sweden ever after EUROPE, are tentatively set to ...

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SEPULTURA: Photos From SEPULFEST Posted Online

SEPULTURA's official web site has published a number of photos from the first-ever Sepulfest, which was held last Saturday (Sept. 25) in São Paulo, Brazil. In addition to headliners SEPULTURA, the festival included performances by CLAUSTROFOBIA, MASSACRATION, NAÇÃO ZUMBI and RATOS DE PORÃO. Check out the pictures here. SEPULTURA's set list for "Sepulfest" ...

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OUTBURST Finish Recording Debut Album

Dutch thrashers OUTBURST have finished recording their debut album, "From Hell", at Double Noise studio in Tilburg, Holland with producer Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES, HIDING WITH GIRL). The CD will feature two guest appearances: TEXTURES vocalist Eric Kalsbeek can be heard on "Attack of the Overfiend" and CEPHALIC CARNAGE frontman Leonard Leal unleashed his grunts on ...

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