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HELMET, CLUTCH, KITTIE Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA 2004

HELMET, CLUTCH, JOSH TODD, KITTIE, MONSTER MAGNET and TESLA are among the bands confirmed to appear at Locobazooka 2004, a two-day event set to take place September 25-26 at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport in Fitchburg, MA. Also scheduled to appear are BREAKING BENJAMIN, CROSSFADE, DROPBOX, EARSHOT, SALIVA, SHINEDOWN, TANTRIC and UPO. For more information, click ...

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LAST CRACK To Headline JJO BAND CAMP's Second Stage

LAST CRACK have been confirmed to headline the second stage at the JJO Band Camp on July 24 in Madison, WI. The first annual JJO Band Camp, presented by Budweiser True Music and 94.1 WJJO, will take place at Willow Park, just behind the Alliant Energy Center. The show starts at noon, and LAST CRACK ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Set Their Sights On North America

MONSTER MAGNET are gearing up for a fall tour of North America in support of their new album "Monolithic Baby!" Early confirmations are as follows: Aug. 29 – WNOR's Lunatic Luau VIII at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Virginia Beach, VA (w/ SLIPKNOT, SALIVA, DROWNING POOL and more) Sep. 26 – WAAF's Locobazooka at Fitchburg Municipal ...

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SALIVA Singer To Tie The Knot

SALIVA lead singer Josey Scott will be marrying his fiancée Kendra at a ceremony to be held Saturday (May 29) at Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion in Memphis, according to Launch Radio Networks. SALIVA will release their latest album, "Survival Of The Sickest", on August 17. The title track will be the album's first single. Brad ...

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VAN HALEN: First Tour Openers Announced

According to a posting on their official web site, Philadelphia-based "classic rock" band SILVERTIDE will be opening for VAN HALEN on the first leg of their tour. Meanwhile, Jacksonville, Florida's SHINEDOWN have been announced as the support act for VAN HALEN between July 19 and August 20. As previously reported, SILVERTIDE have also ...

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MIA ZAPATA Murder Trial Goes To Jury

Jurors have begun deliberating the fate of the Miami man charged with the 1993 murder of Seattle punk-rock singer Mia Zapata of THE GITS, according to a post on the band's web site. Jesus C. Mezquia, a 49-year-old fisherman and laborer with a history of assaults on women and only a passing connection to Seattle, ...

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KISS/AEROSMITH Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are some of the latest concert grosses for the KISS/AEROSMITH tour, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: AEROSMITH & KISS, SALIVA Venue: Hyundai Pavilion at Glen Helen City/State: Devore, Calif. Event Dates: Oct. 18, 2003 Gross Sales: $1,405,752 Attendance/Capacity: 20,090 / 40,288 Shows/Sellouts: 1 / 0 Prices: $150, $45 Promoters: Clear Channel Entertainment ...

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BILLBOARD Magazine's Top Concert Grosses

The following are the top heavy metal/hard rock concert grosses reported for the week ending September 13, 2003, according to Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Ozzfest: OZZY OSBOURNE, KORN, MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED, CHEVELLE, CRADLE OF FILTH, VOIVOD & others Venue: PNC Bank Arts Center City/State: Holmdel, N.J. Event Dates: Aug. 18-19, 2003 Gross Sales: $1,467,149 Attendance/Capacity: 26,655 ...

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GODHEAD Frontman Asks Label To Lower CD Price

GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller has reportedly asked the band's label, Reality Entertainment, to lower the price of the new GODHEAD CD, "Evolver", to $9.99. "I told Warren (Croyle, CEO Reality Entertainment) that I'd be willing to lower our take if it would help him keep the prices down. I thought maybe then the label and ...

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KISS/AEROSMITH: Detroit Show Canceled

The sold-out KISS/ AEROSMITH/ TED NUGENT/ SALIVA show that was scheduled to take place at Comerica Stadium in Detroit, Michigan Friday night (August 15) was canceled due to the power outage that crippled parts of the U.S. Midwest, Northeast and southern Canada. A make-up date may be announced at a later point. "My apologies to ...

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PAUL STANLEY: ACE FREHLEY Won't Be Rejoining KISS

KISS frontman Paul Stanley recently told Australia's Queensland Courier Mail that the group's current lineup — which includes original drummer Peter Criss and new guitarist Tommy Thayer — is "stable". "Peter Criss is playing better than he's played in years," he said. "Whatever he needed to sort out and put in perspective, he's done. "It's ...

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KISS, AEROSMITH Lining Up Fall Arena Dates

KISS and AEROSMITH are finalizing plans to follow their summer tour of outdoor venues with a run of arena dates this fall, according to Billboard.com. The new arena leg will comprise about 20 shows starting Oct. 24-25 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The two bands stand to gross up to $46 ...

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KISS Announce New York City In-Store

KISSPaul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, Tommy Thayer — will be doing a in-store in New York City on Wednesday, July 23 in conjunction with the Grand Opening of Best Buy's new 86th street store. KISS will be appearing in full makeup and will be taking photographs with the fans. Pre-signed CDs will ...

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KISS: The Hottest Band In The World — Literally

NewsFilter.org has posted a classic video clip of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons getting a bit sloppy with his fire-breathing act and dribbling some fluid onto his hair. Check it out here. Simmons' brand-new book, "Sex Money Kiss", is filled with his observations on life and the three most important things to him — ...

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SALIVA, P.O.D., FILTER To Appear On 'Tomb Raider' Soundtrack

SALIVA, P.O.D. and FILTER are among the acts on the hard rock and electronica-fused soundtrack to "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life", due July 22 on Hollywood Records. The soundtrack features "Time", a previously unreleased track from SALIVA, FILTER's "The Only Way (Is the Wrong Way)" , and a Paul Oakenfold remix of ...

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PAPA ROACH Singer Gets Behind DIE TRYING

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix is reportedly teaming up with label Island Def Jam to promote Sacramento, California's DIE TRYING, who released their self-titled debut album on Tuesday (June 10). The band's first single "Oxygen's Gone" is currently at Number 33 on the Radio & Records singles chart. Shaddix heard the band's music early on, ...

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GENE SIMMONS Says He Is A Big Fan Of 'THE OSBOURNES'

KISS basist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently told Launch that he is a big fan of "The Osbournes" and is very much looking forward to checking out the reality TV show's upcoming season. "The music world is so full of boring people, it's great to see somebody who's interesting, at the very least, whether you're a fan ...

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MARILYN MANSON Guitarist To Guest On New GARBAGE Album?

MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 (a.k.a. John Lowery) has reportedly collaborated with songwriter James Michael (who co-wrote SALIVA's "Rest In Pieces" with MÖTLEY CRÜE's Nikki Sixx) on a new GARBAGE song, to be included on the group's next studio album. "[GARBAGE drummer/producer] Butch Vig is such an amazing producer, and I was honored to be ...

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KISS Launch Label Imprint, Prepare To Release 'Kiss Symphony'

KISS are set to launch a label imprint, dubbed Kiss Records, in association with Sanctuary Records, according to Billboard.com. The first release through the label will be a new, two-disc live set, "The Kiss Symphony: Alive IV", which captures the band's Feb. 28 performance with the Melbourne Orchestra. A DVD and a pay-per-view television special ...

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AEROSMITH/KISS: Official Tour Itinerary Announced

The official itinerary has been released for the forthcoming AEROSMITH/KISS U.S. tour. It is as follows: Aug. 02 - ctnow.com Meadows Music - Hartford, CT Aug. 04 - Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Th. - Wantagh, NY Aug. 09 - Nissan Pavilion - Bristow, VA Aug. 11 - P.N.C. Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ ...

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AEROSMITH/KISS: More Dates Announced

More dates have been released for the forthcoming AEROSMITH/KISS U.S. tour. They are as follows: Aug. 02 - Hartford, CT @ Meadows Music Theater Aug. 04 - Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach Aug. 06 – Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach Aug. 09 - Bristow, VA @ Nissan Pavillion Aug. 11 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC ...

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ENDO To Tour With MEMENTO

Miami, Florida's ENDO will embark on a national tour with MEMENTO beginning in May. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, ENDO have been confirmed for this year's 94.9 Zeta's Bonzai on April 25 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Also set to appear are GODSMACK, SALIVA, POWERMAN 5000, and STONE SOUR, ...

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