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ENDO Announce Headlining Dates

Miami, Florida's ENDO have lined up the following headlining dates during June: Jun. 11 - Tampa, FL @ Twilight Jun. 13 - Fort Meyers, FL @ Gotham Hall Jun. 14 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits Jun. 15 - Longwood (Orlando), FL @ Lost & Found Jun. 18 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar (the ...

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SPOCK'S BEARD To Release 'Feel Euphoria' In July

SPOCK'S BEARD have set a July 8 North American release date for their new album, "Feel Euphoria". The CD, the group's first to feature drummer Nick D'Virgilio as lead vocalist, will contain the following tracks: 01. Onomatopoeia 02. The Bottom Line 03. Feel Euphoria 04. Shining Star 05. East of Eden, West of Memphis 06. ...

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12V NEGATIVE EARTH: Tour Dates Announced

Nashville, Tennessee's 12V NEGATIVE EARTH have lined up the following dates during May: May 08 - The Blue Sky Court - Nashville, TN (w/ BLINDSIDE) May 11 - The Exit/In - Nashville, TN (w/ NOTHINGFACE) May 25 - Tekworld - Louisville, KY May 30 - The Blue Sky Court - Nashville, TN (w/ FALLING DOWN) ...

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EVANESCENCE's 'Fallen' Certified Gold

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. Sales have been fueled by the multi-format smash "Bring Me To Life", featuring Paul McCoy of 12 STONES. It's at Number Two on the Billboard Modern Rock chart and ...

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EVANESCENCE Reaching New Heights With 'Fallen'

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has sold nearly 400,000 copies in the four weeks it's been in stores, according to SoundScan. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based group will embark on their maiden headlining tour Saturday in Nashville. The trek covers 15 shows before it wraps May 26 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. EVANESCENCE tour dates, according to Wind-Up Records: ...

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EVANESCENCE Line Up Tour Dates

Little Rock, Arkansas-based EVANESCENCE have moved to Number Five on the Billboard 200 album chart with their major label debut, "Fallen". EVANESCENCE are currently ready to embark on a tour, starting with a rescheduled show on April 12 in Nashville and running through the rest of the month. Then the band will hit several festivals ...

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PRETTY MAIDS To Release Live Album

Veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have finalized the details of their upcoming live album, titled "Alive At Last". The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Sin Decade 02. Destination Paradise 03. Tortured Spirit 04. Wouldn't Miss You 05. Nightmare In The Neighbourhood 06. Natural High 07. Virtual Brutality 08. Queen ...

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Second Lawsuit Filed In GREAT WHITE Concert Tragedy

A second lawsuit was filed today in connection with the GREAT WHITE concert tragedy fire in Rhode Island — this one on behalf of a young girl who lost her 27-year-old mother in the blaze which took 99 lives, according to The Providence Journal. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Zoe Jean Kingsley, the 6-year-old ...

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BLOODFLOWERZ Begin Work On '7 Benedictions / 7 Maledictions'

German female-fronted dark/goth metal act BLOODFLOWERZ have entered Woodhouse Studio in Hagen, Germany with producers Siggi Bemm and Dan Diamond (JOACHIM WITT, PHILIP BOA, THE GATHERING, THERION) to record their sophomore effort, "7 Benedictions / 7 Maledictions". The CD, a concept album about the seven sins and the seven virtues, is slated for release on ...

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USURPER Part Ways With Drummer

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER are currently seeking a new drummer. Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] for further requirements. "After 5 years of dedicated service which included recording 3 albums and various US/Euro tours, we have decided to part ways with Dave Hellstorm," USURPER guitarist Rick "Scythe" Sprague said in an official statement. "There are no ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: 'MEGADETH's Negative Imagery Was Getting Me Down'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has not ruled out a future reunion with Dave Mustaine and Co. "Who knows?" Friedman answered when asked about the possibility of taking part in a reformed band. "I'm already playing with two members now [referring to the fact that bassist Dave Ellefson and drummer Jimmy DeGrasso will join him ...

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MARCH METAL MELTDOWN 5: More Confirmations Announced

More artists have been confirmed for the upcoming March Metal Meltdown 5 festival, set to take place Mar. 7-8 at The Cricket Club in Irvington, New Jersey. The following is a list of bands (in alphabetical order) that have so far been "confirmed" to appear at March Metal Meltdown 5: 7 WITCHES ALL THAT REMAINS ...

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CHARGER To Headline Two-Day Festival In The U.K.

Britain's CHARGER will be making an appearance at the 1 In 12 Club in Bradford, U.K. as part of a two-day festival taking place on Feb. 1-2. The full line-up for the event is as follows: Saturday, Feb. 01: CHARGER DUKES OF NOTHING PALE HORSE JINN SEND MORE PARAMEDICS HUMANFLY SNOWBLOOD ULTIMO DRAGON BILGE PUMP ...

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INME Score Top 25 Hit

Much-hyped British hopefuls INME have scored their first top 25 hit in the U.K. with new single "Crushed Like Fruit". The band, whose first single, "UnderDose", entered the U.K. chart at #66, will release their debut album, "Overgrown Eden", at the end of the month. ...

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The Edge Of The World - MARK BOALS

It's small wonder that this singer can come up with anything remotely musically coherent considering he's trudged the mental treadmill that is YNGWIE J MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE for two separate terms, and consequently twice dropped ungraciously through the exit trapdoor at the end — though it's worth noting of course that he isn't entirely absolved ...

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RUMBLEFISH Finish Recording Debut

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH have finished recording their debut album, "Exit Highland", with producer Mudrock (GODSMACK, TRIK TURNER, POWERMAN 5000) for a March/April 2003 release through Roadrunner Records. The band, who recently signed a management deal with Bill Mcgathy/Cory Sheridan, will mix the album during December with Andy Wallace, who has previously worked with KORN, LIMP ...

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THE DEFACED Reveal Track Listing For 'Karma In Black'

Sweden's THE DEFACED, featuring DARKANE guitarist Klas Ideberg and SOILWORK drummer Henry Ranta, have completed work on their sophomore effort, "Karma In Black", for an early 2003 release through Italy's Scarlet Records. Commented guitarist Mattias Svensson: "The mixing of 'Karma in Black' is done and the result totally speaks for itself. We believe that we ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN To Release New Single

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" Kari Rueslåtten, presently known simply as Kari, will issue the first single from her "Pilot" album — a remixed version of the track "Calling You" — just before Christmas. Kari recently explained how the remix came about: "I met Martin Eden when I was living in ...

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UNWRITTEN LAW Part Ways With INTERSCOPE

UNWRITTEN LAW have parted ways with Interscope Records following executive Tom Whalley's exit from the label. "Tom signed the band. His departure affected the long-term development plan that we created," group representative Bill Silva Management told Hits Daily Double. "We are grateful that Interscope agreed that the band could better achieve their goals and vision ...

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GARY CHERONE: VAN HALEN Were Great To Me

Despite the commercial disappointment of the critically-panned Van Halen III album (released in 1998), former VAN HALEN/EXTREME vocalist Gary Cherone claims that he has no hard feelings about his experience in the group. "Those guys were awesome," Cherone told Launch. "(We) did an album, did a tour, started to write stuff for the second record ...

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