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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Tour Set List Revealed

Here is SYSTEM OF A DOWN's full set list from their February 14th tour kick-off gig at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's Joint: 01. Prison Song 02. Know 03. War? 04. Deer Dance 05. Jet Pilot 06. X 07. Suggestions 08. Psycho 09. Chop Suey! 10. Honey 11. Bounce 12. Spiders ...

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SOIL, SKINLAB, HEADSTRONG Dates Announced

The first dates for the upcoming SOIL headlining tour, also featuring SKINLAB and HEADSTRONG, have been announced. They are as follows: Mar. 01 - Otherside - Tulsa, OK Mar. 02 - The Rock - Wichita, KS Mar. 06 - Taylortown Store - Bossier City, LA Mar. 07 - Parish @ House of Blues - New ...

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SOIL, SKINLAB, HEADSTRONG To Team Up For US Tour

SOIL, SKINLAB and HEADSTRONG will be teaming up for a five-week US tour during March/April. According to SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel, “it's been awhile since we've been on the road and so we're totally stoked to get up there and kick some f.ckin' nuts!!” Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. ...

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DIESEL MACHINE Record New Demo, Add Live Dates

L.A. heavyweights DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, have added a February 6th club show at the Big Fish Sports Pub, 1954 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ to close out their week-long stint as part of the STATIC-X/SOULFLY/SOIL/ONESIDEZERO metal extravaganza, which kicks off January 31st at the Warfield in San ...

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SOULFLY: Seek And Strike!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOULFLY TAKE BREAK FROM THE STUDIO FOR CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH STATIC-X Phoenix, AZ - Max Cavalera and the SOULFLY tribe are currently putting the finishing touches on their latest studio effort to be released late Spring 2002. In the meantime, SOULFLY will be heading out on the road on a co-headlining stint ...

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SOULFLY Set Tentative Release Date For Third Album

SOULFLY have set a tentative release date of May 20th (Europe) and May 21st (US) for their as-yet-untitled third full-length effort, which was recently produced by mainman Max Cavalera and engineered by Otto D'Agnolo at Phoenix's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios. At this time, no decision has yet been made with regards to the identity ...

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STATIC-X, SOULFLY Dates Announced

The official dates for the upcoming STATIC-X/SOULFLY co-headlining tour, also featuring ONESIDEZERO and SOIL, have been announced. They are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Feb. 01 - Los Angeles, CA @ Palladium Feb. 02 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues Feb. 04 - Phoenix, AZ @ Web Theatre ...

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DIESEL MACHINE To Support SOULFLY, STATIC-X

Los Angeles' DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, will be the opening act at the first five shows on the upcoming SOULFLY/STATIC-X US tour (which will also feature SOIL and ONE SIDE ZERO). The dates are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Feb. 01 - ...

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Former SLAYER Drummer Joins SYSTEMATIC!

Former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph has officially joined San Francisco Bay Area metallers SYSTEMATIC, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Bostaph is no stranger to the SYSTEMATIC guys, having played with the latter band's guitarist Adam Ruppell in a previous project prior to re-joining SLAYER in 1996. Paul, who has reportedly chopped off most of his long ...

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DARK FUNERAL Announce European Tour, Live CD/DVD Plans

DARK FUNERAL, OCCULT, ANOREXIA NERVOSA, RAGNAROK and TIDFALL will be embarking on a European tour, which is set to begin on January 16th in Copenhagen, Denmark and end on February 26th in Hamburg, Germany. Due to the enormous demand for DARK FUNERAL live dates, the band has been forced to divide the European tour into ...

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SOULFLY, STATIC-X, SOIL Line Up First US Dates

SOULFLY, STATIC-X and SOIL have announced the first several shows of their forthcoming US tour. They are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Feb. 01 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Palladium Feb. 02 - Las Vegas, NV @ HOB Feb. 04 - Phoenix, AZ @ Web Theater Feb. 05 ...

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SOULFLY Premier New Material At Mexico City Gig

SOULFLY premiered two new songsDownstroy and Seek 'N' Strikeat their last gig of 2001 at Salon 21 in Mexico City on December 15th. Performing in front of a packed house of 7,000, SOULFLY played the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Back To The Primitive 02. No Hope = No Fear 03. Spit 04. ...

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BROKEN HOPE To Record New CD In January

Illinois death metallers BROKEN HOPE have amicably parted ways with Martyr Music Group and are currently seeking a new record label. "The album has been written since last spring and we are eager to finally get it recorded," guitarist Brian Griffin commented. According to the group's official web site, drummer Jeff Bumgardner has re-located to ...

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Scars - SOIL

It doesn't seem all that long ago that Chicago's SOIL were struggling to get themselves heard amid a sea of LIMP BIZKIT and KORN wannabes whose musical output was deemed far more “marketable” than the southern rock-tinged sounds practiced by the Illinois quintet. All that changed when a radio programmer in Orlando, Florida, ...

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Archive News Dec 05, 2001

METALLICA are taking a break for the holidays, but will return to the studio in January with a view towards releasing a new studio album next fall, according to statements attributed to the band's management and their publicist by MTV.com. While frontman James Hetfield spent time in rehab for alcoholism and “other ...

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Archive News Dec 03, 2001

APOLLYON SUN, featuring former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer, are currently composing and demoing new material for the group's upcoming sophomore full-length album at the band's own rehearsal studio facility (where the act have just upgraded the computer-based recording system) and at Oakland Recording, the group's long-time home when recording in ...

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Archive News Nov 26, 2001

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be joining former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno on stage as a very special guest at the latter's headlining appearance at the Manifesto Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 11th. Kisser will reportedly perform with Di'Anno at the first show of the singer's three-night stint ...

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Archive News Nov 21, 2001

According to a report published in yesterday's edition of The New York Post, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst “lied when he said he visited a dying Australian girl injured in a mosh pit at his concert. Durst told Access Hollywood he visited Jessica Michalik on her deathbed and kept in touch with ...

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Archive News Nov 12, 2001

NEVERMORE have dismissed as “totally false” the statement issued by the group's record company, Century Media Records, on Thursday, October 8th that indicated that the band had withdrawn from the five-date east coast/midwest tour with OVERKILL (which was scheduled to run from November 25th through December 2nd) in order to begin work ...

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Archive News Nov 02, 2001

As exclusively reported here on October 5th, and subsequently denied (falsely) by none other than Mayorga himself (see news for October 9th, 2001), SOULFLY have enlisted former skinsman Roy Mayorga to replace the recently-departed Joe Nunez. The newly revamped group are currently at Phoenix, Arizona's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios recording their third ...

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Archive News Oct 25, 2001

Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM have finally broken their silence regarding the recent reports of vocalist Maniac's departure and rumors of a possible split. According to the band's official web site, “MAYHEM is NOT breaking up, nor is Maniac leaving.” Commented guitarist Blasphemer (aka Rune Erickson): 'Maniac felt tired and fed up ...

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Archive News Oct 19, 2001

HATEBREED have issued an official statement regarding the recent cancellation of their involvement with the God Hates The World Tour, headlined by SLAYER, in order to concentrate on finishing up their major label debut, entitled Perseverance: “First off all, we as a band would like to sincerely apologize to everyone ...

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Archive News Oct 15, 2001 - update 1

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH/OBITUARY guitarist James Murphy is presently recovering at his parents' home in Lakeland, Florida after undergoing surgery on September 17th to remove a pituitary tumor the size of two golf balls from his head, with which he was diagnosed in early September. In a lengthy telephone conversation with BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Murphy revealed that approximately ...

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Archive News Oct 08, 2001

The reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE will be performing a headlining show at Slim's in San Francisco on December 14th. Support will come from SKINLAB. Other opening acts will be announced shortly.


Former DARK ANGEL/DREAMS OF DAMNATION guitarist Jim Durkin has joined the reunited Los Angeles thrashers HIRAX. ...

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Archive News Oct 04, 2001

A minor riot erupted at the conclusion of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's headlining show in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Tuesday, October 2nd, causing the band to storm off the stage and leaving the group's equipment vulnerable to damage as a result of the angry crowd throwing objects in protest over the way the concert ended. Here ...

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Archive News Oct 01, 2001

A Night Of Merry Mayhem tour, featuring OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE, MUDVAYNE and SOIL, will have its inaugural date on October 31st in Tucson, Arizona, with the final show currently scheduled to take place on December 31st in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are the unofficial dates for the outing:

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Archive News Sep 12, 2001

'Our hearts go out to everyone... The skyline will never be the same again.

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'I guess you never know where you will be when the most profound event of your life will take place. I'll keep this short as it's going to be a while before I process all this information, ...

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Archive News Aug 22, 2001

As exclusively reported here yesterday, HELLOWEEN have now officially confirmed the departures of lead guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch from the group's ranks. In a posting on the message board of HELLOWEEN's official web site last night, webmaster Tony offered the following statement on the matter: “Well…not much to tell you ...

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