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TRIVIUM: New Album To Surface In March

Roadrunner Records has set a March 1, 2005 relase date for TRIVIUM's "Ascendancy". Featuring the talents of Matt Heafy on guitars/vocals, Travis Smith on drums, Corey Beaulieu on guitar and Paolo Gregoletto on bass, TRIVIUM is a band whose youth (Heafy is 18, the oldest member is 22) belies their sound. Currently, TRIVIUM are on ...

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BALLISTIC Frontman To Form 'Punk' Project

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "The positive: [2004] in retrospect was everything I had hoped for. Once again Europe did not fail to deliver the metal fans they are so famous for, and the fantastic people that I have come to love ...

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SLIPKNOT: 'Vermilion Pt. 2' Video Posted Online

SLIPKNOT's video for "Vermilion Pt. 2" has been posted online at this location [video link removed at label's request]. "Vermilion Pt. 2" is a haunting continuation of the "Vermilion" story, complete with acoustic guitar, violin and singer Corey Taylor's pained, vulnerable delivery. The melody and the overriding theme run through both versions, making them integral ...

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TRIVIUM Announce New Bassist/Vocalist

Orlando, Florida's TRIVIUM have announced the addition of bassist/vocalist Paolo Gregoletto (ex-METAL MILITIA) to the group's ranks. "Paolo not only brings his musical talents and skills to TRIVIUM, he brings a determined, can-do attitude and a positive energy that fits extremely well with who we are, what we are about and what we like to ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Box Set Title Confirmed

Despite previous reports to the contrary, OZZY OSBOURNE's upcoming box set will be called "Bible of Ozz" and not "The Prince of Darkness", a spokesperson at Sharon Osbourne Management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The 52-song set, due on February 8, chronicles Ozzy's career via his biggest hits and most memorable collaborations, while including a separate ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: 'Major' U.S. Tour, DVD On The Way

SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost has posted the following message at the band's official web site: "The newest SEVEN WITCHES CD ['Year of the Witch'] is out on Sanctuary Records and is receiving great reviews. If you haven't got it yet, what are you waiting for? The reviewers say they think this is our best ...

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SLIPKNOT, CRADLE OF FILTH, CHIMAIRA Share Their Halloween Flick Picks

What will you be listening to/watching this Halloween? Several Roadrunner recording artists shared their Halloween 2004 picks: Corey Taylor, SLIPKNOT: "How much time you got? Mine would be a toss-up between the original 'Psycho' (1960) and probably 'Chainsaw'. But a classic, dude, is the first 'Halloween' (1978). It's so fuckin' brutally spooky. On a personal ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Films Video For THE BEATLES Cover

The U.K.'s Mirror is reporting that OZZY OSBOURNE filmed the video to his Christmas single, a cover of THE BEATLES' "In My Life", on a bench in Battersea Park, London, accompanied by a "grumpy"-looking bulldog. Ozzy's version of "In My Life" will be included on his upcoming box set, "The Prince of Darkness". The 52-song ...

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BALLISTIC Guitarist Suffers 'Mini-Stroke', Undergoes Surgery

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Well, I had a mini-stroke about 3 weeks ago (T.I.A.); Turns out its tied to a hole between the left and right atria of the heart (medical term 'Patent Foraman Ovale') and it shunts unprocessed blood away ...

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QUEEN Case Thrown Out Over Nationality Doubts

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that the three remaining members of the rock group QUEEN have lost a court case because they couldn't prove their nationality. Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor sued a German record label over an unsolicited release of a 1977 live recording of "We Will Rock You". A Cologne ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Box Set Track Listing Revealed

The complete track listing has been revealed for the upcoming OZZY OSBOURNE box set, which has apparently been re-titled "The Prince of Darkness", according to IGN.com. The 52-song set, due on February 8, chronicles Ozzy's career via his biggest hits and most memorable collaborations, but the clincher is that the fourth disc of ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Schedules In-Store Signing Session

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be signing copies of his "Forever Wild" DVD and anything else the fans want him to sign at Best Buy (237 Crossroads Blvd.) in Cary, North Carolina on Saturday, October 16 between 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. As previously reported, Bach will reprise his Broadway role in the ...

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QUEEN Drummer Backs ELTON's MADONNA Jibe

Australia's Seven.com.au is reporting that QUEEN's drummer Roger Taylor has supported Elton John in his criticism of international pop singer Madonna. Elton John made headlines internationally after taking a foul-mouthed swipe at Madonna at the British Q Awards, saying she cheated her fans by miming on stage. "It is about time somebody said ...

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QUEEN: 1982 Concert In London To Be Released On CD And DVD

Billboard.com is reporting that QUEEN's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV, will be released on November 9 via Hollywood Records. "Queen on Fire: Live at the Bowl" will be available for the first time in its entirety on separate double-disc CDs and DVDs, sporting a new stereo ...

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SLIPKNOT To Launch Two-Pronged Radio Campaign

SLIPKNOT have announced plans to follow up a Top 5 single, entitled "Duality", with their own brand of duality: a radio campaign that takes two versions, "Vermilion" and "Vermilion Pt. 2", to SLIPKNOT fans simultaneously. The two versions of "Vermilion" are songs that represent the expression of the myriad of artistic and technical strengths this ...

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FATES WARNING Singer Joins REDEMPTION

Sensory Records recording artists REDEMPTION have announced that Ray Alder, legendary vocalist of progressive metal icons FATES WARNING and of his solo project ENGINE, has become the group's new vocalist. He is currently recording vocal tracks for REDEMPTION's second CD, tentatively titled "The Fullness of Time", scheduled for release in early 2005. "I'm incredibly excited ...

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QUEEN Inducted Into HOLLYWOOD'S ROCKWALK: Photos Available

Surviving QUEEN members Brian May and Roger Taylor were inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk on Wednesday (Sept. 8) following the Las Vegas premiere of the musical "We Will Rock You", a rock theatrical stage show featuring 20 of QUEEN's greatest hits. Their handprints will be placed in cement along with a special plaque in memory of ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Singer

Long-running hard rockers LILLIAN AXE have announced the addition of singer Derrick LeFevre to the group's ranks. "I have known Derrick for over 10 years and he has been the vocalist for many good local bands," LILLIAN AXE guitarist Steve Blaze said in a statement. "He is a true star, but just hasn't had his ...

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Name This Band: SEVENDUST, STEREOMUD, SKRAPE Members Need Your Help

A contest has been launched to name the new band featuring former and current members of SEVENDUST, SKRAPE, Tommy Lee's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo band, STEREOMUD and VIRGOS MERLOT/VIRGOS. The group, which is currently recording its debut album in Orlando, FL, consists of the following musicians: Brett Hestla: Vocals Will Hunt (SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE): Drums Corey ...

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ROCKETS TO RUIN To Support KING'S X

Atlanta band ROCKETS TO RUIN, featuring Cleve Willis (vocals), Mike Grimmett (guitars), Chris Taylor (bass) and Rob Hammersmith (drums), will be supporting KING'S X on the following dates: Sep. 25 - The Nick – Birmingham, AL Sep. 28 - Smith's Old Bar – Atlanta, GA ROCKETS TO RUIN recently finished recording a six-song EP at ...

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SEVENDUST, TOMMY LEE, STEREOMUD Members Join Forces In New Project

Ex-VIRGOS MERLOT/VIRGOS guitarist/vocalist Brett Hestla has joined the as-yet-unnamed new band featuring former and current members of SEVENDUST, SKRAPE, Tommy Lee's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo band and STEREOMUD. The group's lineup is as follows: Brett Hestla: Vocals Will Hunt (SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE): Drums Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO): Bass Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE): Guitar Clint Lowery ...

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