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ROB ZOMBIE Says Touring With ALICE COOPER 'Has Just Been The Best Thing Ever'

The Pulse of Radio reports that Rob Zombie is collaborating with Universal Studios Hollywood to create a new 3D maze called "Rob Zombie's House Of 1000 Corpses In 3D ZombieVision" as part of Universal's annual "Halloween Horror Nights" event. According to a press release, "fans will be treated to a...
September 16, 2010
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F**K THE FACTS: European Tour Video Posted Online

Canadian grind metal band FUCK THE FACTS has posted a video documenting its recent tour of Europe in support of the group's "Unnamed" seven-inch EP. Watch the clip below. FUCK THE FACTS' "Wake" video was created by the Copenhagen, Denmark-based director Michael Panduro (Siegfried Productions),who h...
September 15, 2010
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Earthquake Volunteers Rewarded With METALLICA Tickets

According to The New Zealand Herald, student volunteers who helped in the clean-up efforts after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck 40 kiometers west of Christchurch, the capital of New Zealand, have been rewarded with tickets to a METALLICA gig. METALLICA has two sold-out concerts at CBS Canterbury...
September 15, 2010
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JOE SATRIANI: New Single Available For Free Download

Joe Satriani's new single, "Light Years Away", is available for free download at this location in exchange for a tweet or a Facebook post. "Light Years Away" comes off "Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards", Satriani's 14th studio album, which was produced and recorded by Mike Fraser (AC/DC, METALLICA)...
September 14, 2010
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ACCEPT Guitarist Says Reunion Feels Like It Was 'Meant To Be'

Ruben Mosqueda of Sleaze Roxx recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Sleaze Roxx: You guys reunited with Udo Dirkschneider from 2004 to 2005 and had a string of successful appearances at va...
September 14, 2010
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DEW-SCENTED: New European Dates Announced

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have scheduled the following dates: Oct. 22 - La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland) - Bikini Test Oct. 23 - Lu Monferrato / Alessandria (Italy) - Mephisto Rock Cafè Oct. 24 - Legnano / Milano (Italy) - Land Of Live Oct. 25 - Vicenza (Italy) - Jack Hole Club Oct. 26 - Genzano /...
September 13, 2010
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AVANTASIA: Brazilian, Japanese Dates Announced

AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, has added dates in Japan and Brazil to its upcoming tour. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Nov. 30 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 01 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 03 - Germany - Lichtenfels, Stadthalle * Dec. 04 - G...
September 13, 2010
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GREAT WHITE Performs With PAUL SHORTINO In Sweden; Video Available

On September 11 at the Stockholm Rock Out festival in Stockholm, Sweden, GREAT WHITE played a one-time-only European show with the legendary singer Paul Shortino (QUIET RIOT, ROUGH CUTT and the recently reunited KING KOBRA) filling in for . Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed b...
September 13, 2010
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JOE ELLIOTT Says His MÖTLEY CRÜE Comments Were 'Taken Out Of Context'

On this past Friday's (September 10) edition of "Sixx Sense", the new national radio program hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, Joe Elliott (DEF LEPPARD) attempted to clarify the comments he made a couple of years ago about bands like MÖTLEY CRÜE and POISON, both of whom were part of the so-c...
September 13, 2010
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WHITESNAKE Keyboardist Quits To Pursue 'Solo' Career

Keyboardist Timothy Drury (pictured below) has left the legendary rock band WHITESNAKE in order to "pursue a solo career." "For over seven years now I have been fortunate enough to travel the world, to play and sing my heart out and to share the stage with David Coverdale as a part of WHITESNAKE," D...
September 13, 2010
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FORTE To Debut New Material During Hometown Gig

New-age Nineties power metal band FORTE from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma — featuring MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP bassist Rev Jones — will support ANTHRAX on September 23 at Diamond Ballroom in Oklahoma City. FORTE will premiere material from its forthcoming album, "Unholy War", to be released in January 2011...
September 13, 2010
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HELLOWEEN: Audio Samples Of Entire '7 Sinners' Album Available

German power metal veterans HELLOWEEN will release their 13th studio album, "7 Sinners", in North America on November 9 via The End Records. Audio samples of all 13 tracks that are set to appear on the CD can be found on the web site of CeDe, which is said to be the most ...
September 13, 2010
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LEMMY To Guest On New MICHAEL MONROE Album

Michael Monroe, iconic rock and roll frontman and founding member of hugely influential Finnish outfit HANOI ROCKS, has entered a Los Angeles studio with legendary producer Jack Douglas (AEROSMITH, JOHN LENNON, CLUTCH, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, NEW YORK DOLLS) to begin recording Monroe's new solo album, ten...
September 13, 2010
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RIKETS Singer Quits

Oklahoma industrial/metal outfit RIKETS has been forced to cancel the remaining dates on its current U.S. tour after the band's vocalist, Scott Rose, unexpectedly left the group. Guitarist Provo Provenzano states, "The remaining members [of RIKETS] will be auditioning new singers over the next few m...
September 12, 2010
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ARCH ENEMY Featured On CNN INTERNATIONAL's 'Connect The World' (Video)

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY were featured last night (Friday, September 10) in a segment on CNN International's "Connect The World", dubbed "Global Connections". The three-minute report, focusing on the countries Sweden and Malaysia, included a short video message from ARCH ENEMY sin...
September 11, 2010