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FILTER Frontman, Ex-DAVID LEE ROTH Drummer Comment On ARMY OF ANYONE

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick and former DAVID LEE ROTH drummer Ray Luzier have isused separate statements via their official web sites regarding their new collaboration, ARMY OF ANYONE, which also features former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS members Dean (guitar) and his brother Robert DeLeo (bass). Read on: Richard Patrick: "Over a year ago, I had the ...

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ABORYM Announce New Album Title, Track Listing

Italian black metallers ABORYM, now featuring former EMPEROR and current SCUM drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun, have set "Generator" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Season of Mist. According to a press release, "'Generator' holds the spirit of dark and unparalleled black metal bound together with ...

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WARTHRONE Featuring Ex-DYING FETUS Drummer: Release Date Set For Debut EP

WARTHRONE, the new black/death metal project featuring ex-DYING FETUS drummer Erik Sayenga, Richard Johnson (ex-WITCH-HUNT, SANGUINARY) and Kristel (ex-WITCH-HUNT, DARK PURITY, WARFAIR), have set an October 16 release date through their new label Ghostorm Records for their debut EP, "Ghoststorm Eulogy". The group are currently taking pre-orders for the CD, which was recorded at their ...

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MEGADETH Bassist JAMES MACDONOUGH's GIGANTOUR Recap

MEGADETH bassist James MacDonough has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "I would like to thank all the members and crew from DREAM THEATER, ANTHRAX, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SYMPHONY X, DRY KILL LOGIC and BOBAFLEX. You guys made [Gigantour] work ...

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KREATOR To Release 'Enemy Of God' DVD-Audio Edition

German thrashers KREATOR will re-release their latest album, "Enemy of God", in early 2006 in the DVD-Audio format, featuring very high quality, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, plus additional video material (including animation), including video clips by star directors Jörg Buttgereit (renowned for his cult movie "Nekromantik"), Richard Kern ("Fingered", MARILYN MANSON, various photo art ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD And HATESPHERE To Support SOILWORK In Europe

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, and Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have reportedly been confirmed as the opening acts for SOILWORK on their upcoming European tour. The dates are as follows: Oct. 05 - Tampere, FIN @ Pukkahone Oct. 06 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Oct. 07 - Oulu, FIN @ Theatria ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'Nothing Is More Important Than Touring With KISS'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently took out to answer a couple of fans' questions via the band's official web site, KissOnline.com. Read on: Q: With all the classic KISS costumes through the years, what's your favorite era of Gene Simmons? Gene Simmons: "I never considered anything we wore 'costumes'... I wore outfits. An outfit is ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist To Join SOUL ASYLUM For Two Shows

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson (ex-REPLACEMENTS) will be joining SOUL ASYLUM for two shows as a tribute to SOUL ASYLUM's late bass player Karl Mueller, who died in June 2005 following a year-long battle with throat cancer. Stinson recently completed a solo tour in support of his solo debut, "Village Gorilla Head", which was ...

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RUSH Guitarist To Take Part In GOLFAPALOOZA

RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson will be participating in the eighth annual Golfapalooza Tournament on September 2, 2005 at Angus Glen Golf Club Markham, Ontario. Golfapalooza features Canada's best musicians and sports heros joined together to golf, celebrate and raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). Other confirmed celebrities include Richard Zokal, Ian Leggatt, Lanny ...

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Guitarist ALLEN WEST Quits OBITUARY

Guitarist Allen West has announced his departure from OBITUARY. West's exit from the group comes on the eve of OBITUARY's U.S. tour with NAPALM DEATH and Allen feels that the fans deserve no surprises when they don't see the band that they were expecting. Allen will concentrate fully on LOWBROW, whose revamped lineup consists of ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG's 'Deth And Life Experiences

During the late eighties at the tender age of 21, classically trained guitarist Jeff Young stepped into the metal world as lead guitarist for the legendary band MEGADETH. Jeff's highlight performances on the group's 1987 "So Far, So Good... So What!" album and tours astounded MEGA-fans and guitar aficionados alike. Fueled by an infamous cover ...

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Label: Late DEATH Mainman's Family Was Ordered To Hand Over CONTROL DENIED Master Tapes

Guido Heijnens, owner of the now-defunct Dutch record label Hammerheart Records (which has since been "resurrected" under the Karmageddon Media banner), has issued the following statement regarding the status of the unfinished recordings originally slated to appear on the sophomore CONTROL DENIED album (the band formed by the late DEATH mainman Chuck Schuldiner): "Judgement by ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: DVD Artwork Posted Online

The cover artwork for CRADLE OF FILTH's upcoming DVD, "Peace through Superior Firepower", has been posted online at this location. "Peace through Superior Firepower" is tentatively scheduled for a late October/early November release. The disc was filmed over two sold out shows in Paris on April 2-3, 2005 and will contain behind-the-scenes footage ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: New Album Samples Posted Online

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have uploaded audio samples from their third album, "The Grand Machinery", at this location. "The Grand Machinery" (view cover here) is scheduled for release on September 28 via Black Lodge Records. CONSTRUCDEAD — who recently announced the addition of vocalist Jens ...

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MISERY LOVES CO. Reunite For One-Off Swedish Wedding Performance

Swedish industrial metal combo MISERY LOVES CO. reunited on stage this past Saturday August 6. The spontaneous reunion occurred at musician Patrik Sporrong's (ex-MIDAS TOUCH, LOST SOULS) wedding in Uppsala, Sweden. MISERY LOVES CO. took advantage of the "open stage" at the post-cermemony party and performed the songs "My Mind Still Speaks" and "Kiss Your ...

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