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DAVE GROHL To Play Acoustic Show In Support Of JOHN KERRY

FOO FIGHTERS frontman/PROBOT mastermind Dave Grohl will be playing an acoustic show to support Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's campaign July 6 at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theatre. Grohl will be joined on the bill by comedy-rockers TENACIOUS D and pop singer LIZ PHAIR. Tickets for the event are available for purchase here. ...

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MAGNA-FI: Video Footage Posted Online

Las Vegas-based "power-pop" band MAGNA-FI, one of the second-stage performers at this year's Ozzfest, have uploaded an electronic press kit (EPK) with live performance, interview and studio footage from the recording of their debut album, "Burn Out The Stars". Watch the footage here. The group's video for their new single, "Where Did We ...

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MASTODON To Tour With FEAR FACTORY, SWORN ENEMY

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have announced their first tour of 2004 in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Leviathan". MASTODON will team up with FEAR FACTORY for a month-long trek beginning July 26 in Towson, MD. The tour is scheduled to conclude August 22 in Las Vegas, NV with additional dates pending. MASTODON ...

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MASTODON Complete Work On 'Leviathan'

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have completed work on their new album, entitled "Leviathan". The follow-up to the group's acclaimed "Remission" album, "Leviathan" was recorded at both Robert Lang Studios (NIRVANA, BAD COMPANY, FOO FIGHTERS) and Litho Studios (DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN) in Seattle with producer Matt Bayles. Based in part on Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby ...

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PROBOT Video To Be Shown On 'ER' Season Finale

PROBOT's video for "Shake Your Blood", featuring Lemmy (MOTÖRHEAD) on bass/vocals, Wino (THE HIDDEN HAND, ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN, PLACE OF SKULLS) on guitar, and Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, ex-NIRVANA) on drums, can be seen on the season finale of the TV show "ER". The episode is scheduled to air May 13, 2004. ...

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WHITESNAKE, Ex-QUIET RIOT Members Sign Copies Of 'Food That Rocks': Photos Available

Drummer Frankie Banali's (ex-QUIET RIOT, W.A.S.P.) web site is currently hosting several photos from the March 18 in-store book signing for "Food That Rocks", the rock and roll cookbook co-authored by Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. In addition to Cindy, David and co-author Margie Lapanja, others in attendance at the Virgin Megastore ...

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Former SPINESHANK Singer Resurfaces In TEMPER: Audio Available

Former SPINESHANK singer Jonny Santos has resurfaced in a brand-new Los Angeles-based band called TEMPER. Joining vocalist/guitarist Santos in the new formation are ex-THE FAMILY DOG members Matt Geiger (drums) and Rob Galvin (bass), plus relative unknowns Jeremy "Jermz" Harper (beat box) and Chris Darlinghouse (samples). Citing such diverse influences as NIRVANA, MÖTLEY CRÜE, FOO ...

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CROWN 10 Split Up, Bandmembers Launch New Projects

CROWN 10, the band featuring former 24-7 SPYZ drummer Joel Maitoza, have split up. Says Joel: "Sorry to say that CROWN 10 is no more, but after much thought and deliberation, [bassist] Roz [Taylor] and I have decided to start a new project together. We wish only the best of luck to [guitarist/vocalist] James [Brady] ...

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DAVE GROHL To Appear On FUSE TV's 'Uranium' This Friday

FOO FIGHTERS frontman and former NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl will be appearing on Fuse TV's heavy metal program "Uranium" this Friday, March 19. Dave stops by to talk with host Juliya about all things metal in honor of his critically acclaimed "old-school metal" project PROBOT. Also stopping by to take part in the interview are ...

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PROBOT Vs. ALEC EMPIRE: Former ATARI TEENAGE RIOT Singer Clears The Air

German techno noise animal ALEC EMPIRE (ex-ATARI TEENAGE RIOT) has issued a statement explaining the absence of Dave Grohl's name in the credits for the ALEC EMPIRE CD "Intelligence & Sacrifice", which features the backing track for what eventually became the PROBOT (Grohl's much-acclaimed "metal" side-project) cut "Access Babylon". "Dave Grohl and me hung out ...

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MASTODON Begin Recording New Album

MASTODON have commenced the recording process for their new album, "Leviathan", at Robert Lang Studios (NIRVANA, PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES, FOO FIGHTERS) and Litho Studios (DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN, BOTCH) in Seattle with producer Matt Bayles. Bayles had previously worked with MASTODON on their acclaimed "Remission" album in addition to doing studio work with such groups as ...

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Virgin Megastore To Host Rock & Roll Cookbook Signing

Hollywood's Virgin Megastore will host a celebrity book signing for the rock & roll cookbook, "Food That Rocks", on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the authors, Cindy Coverdale (wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale) and Margie Lapanja, many of the book's contributors will be there signing copies of the book ...

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PROBOT Enters German Media Control Chart At No. 36!

PROBOT, the metal side-project of former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 36. As previously reported, PROBOT's self-titled debut sold 27,380 copies in its first week of release in the U.S. to land at position No. 68 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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DAVE GROHL Responds To ZAKK WYLDE's Threat

Former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl has responded to Zakk Wylde's infamous 2001 quote in which the OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist threatened to "kick [Grohl's] ass" because he wrote this cheese-dick song for OZZ that Zakk had to play on during the recording sessions for OSBOURNE's "Down To Earth" CD. In the November 2001 ...

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Probot - PROBOT

For three years, we've been hearing rumors that Dave Grohl — former drummer for NIRVANA, singer and guitarist for his own band, FOO FIGHTERS, as well as sometime drummer for QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE — one of the last standing heroes of alternative rock, was compiling an album of thrash metal tunes, with each ...

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VENOM's CRONOS: 'DAVE GROHL's Not A Rock-Star Dick'

VENOM frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant recently spoke to Rock Sound magazine about his involvement with the PROBOT project, the one-off metal album put together by ex-NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS guitarist/vocalist Dave Grohl. "Fuck, [Dave] is a totally down-to-earth guy, not a rock-star dick or nothing!" Cronos said. "We were hanging out an and having beers ...

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DAVE GROHL: JANET, BRITNEY, CHRISTINA Belong On PLAYBOY CHANNEL

Janet Jackson's breast-bearing stunt at the Super Bowl was nothing more than self-promotion and "blatant exhibitionism," FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl told the Associated Press. Grohl, 35, a former drummer for NIRVANA, believes the music industry has been harmed by the recent skin-revealing exploits of Jackson, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. "Get them on the ...

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DAVE GROHL To Guest On New TROUBLE Album?

Former NIRVANA drummer (and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman) Dave Grohl will reportedly be making a guest appearance behind the kit on the forthcoming TROUBLE album, "Seven", tentatively due later in the year. Grohl, a longtime TROUBLE fan, will be returning the favor to TROUBLE frontman Eric Wagner, who recently recorded a guest appearance on one ...

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PROBOT Video Stars In High Demand

The co-founder of SuicideGirls.com, a popular web site that features "goth-punk ladies in sexy, skimpy photos and videos," recently spoke to AVN.com about being handpicked by Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA) to appear in the video for "Shake Your Blood" by Grohl's metal side-project PROBOT. "Dave came over to pick up some Suicide Girls swag ...

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PROBOT To Perform Live At MTV Studios!

PROBOT, the metal side-project of former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, will be taping a live performance at the MTV studios in New York City on Wednesday, January 28. Grohl will be joined for the occasion by a one-off band featuring Eric Wagner (TROUBLE), Wino (ex-THE OBSESSED, ST. VITUS, SPIRIT CARAVAN), Greg Anderson ...

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