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CHRIS CORNELL: More Solo Tour Dates Announced

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell will embark on a spring solo tour to preview material from his upcoming Suretone/Interscope album, "Carry On". The outing will begin April 6 in Las Vegas and run through May 2 in Los Angeles. Chris Cornell tour dates, according to Billboard.com: April 06 - Las Vegas, NV @ ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: First Solo Dates Announced

According to Ticketmaster, former AUDIOSLAVE and SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell will play the following solo dates in April: Apr. 14 - Toronto, ON - The Phoenix Apr. 19 - Boston, MA - Avalon Apr. 22 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre Of Living Arts Chris Cornell's second solo album, "Carry On", is scheduled for ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Delays Solo Album Release

Launch Radio Networks reports: Former AUDIOSLAVE and SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell's second solo album, "Carry On", has had its release date pushed back from May 1 to June 5. No explanation was given for the delay. Cornell began working on the disc last fall after the release of AUDIOSLAVE's third album, "Revelations". News of the ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND: New Single Posted Online

Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND has posted the first single, "Dance of the Manatee", from their forthcoming full-length debut, "Fables from a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True", due out on April 24 via SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian's label Serjical Strike. You can preview the track ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's 'Screamers' Flick Opens In New York, Virginia

"Screamers", a new documentary about the history of genocide throughout the 20th century featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN, opens today (Friday, January 26) in New York and Alexandria, Va. The members of SYSTEM OF A DOWN are all descended from survivors of the Armenian genocide, during which the Turkish government slaughtered 1.5 million Armenians. SYSTEM ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Future Uncertain

World Entertainment News Network reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN insist they are not splitting up — but admit the band has an uncertain musical future. John Dolmayan, Daron Malakian, Serj Tankian and Shavo Odadjian announced their hiatus from the band earlier this year to work on separate projects. And frontman Tankian believes the break was ...

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Documentary Featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN Opens Today

Launch Radio Networks reports: "Screamers", a new documentary about the history of genocide throughout the 20th century featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN, premieres in Los Angeles today (Friday, December 8), with the film expanding to other cities in January. The members of SYSTEM OF A DOWN are all descended from survivors of the Armenian genocide, ...

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ROB HALFORD, ROBERT PLANT, BON SCOTT, OZZY Are Among 'Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) and Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) are among the singers who appear on Hit Parader magazine's (cover) list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" (published in the November 2006 issue). Commented the editors of the magazine: "Assembling our list certainly presented a ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Speaks Out On Turkish Repression

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has sent out a message asking fans to write letters to the Turkish government protesting a law in Turkey called Article 301, which makes it a crime to say or write anything deemed to be "un-Turkish." Tankian wrote, "Journalists, writers and many others who ...

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Saturday Night Wrist - DEFTONES

No one could ever accuse DEFTONES of not being a truly weird bunch of guys: just listen to "Pink Cellphone", from the band's fifth album, "Saturday Night Wrist", to hear the group at their absolute strangest. In fact, the band fades into the background on this track: it's an ambient collage of loops played under ...

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Documentary Featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN Premiering In December

Launch Radio Networks reports: A new documentary about the history of genocide throughout the 20th century, featuring SYSTEM OF A DOWN, will premiere in Los Angeles on December 8, with the film expanding to New York and other selected cities in January. Titled "Screamers", the film examines why genocides continue to occur, from the 1915 ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND To Release EP Through SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman's Label

Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND will release its debut EP, "The Drawn and Quartered", on November 7 via SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian's label Serjical Strike. The EP's studio tracks — "Orphan Anthem '86" and "Kyla Cries Cologne" — showcase FTM's flair for combining progged-out virtuosity with lead-heavy riffs, impassioned ...

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Metridium Fields - GIANT SQUID

Artsy doom rock, avante-garde indie doom, experimental melancholic doom metal…you get the picture. Austin, Texas' GIANT SQUID will be an acquired taste for many, a diamond in the rough for the dedicated, and a confounding exercise in the esoteric for the traditionalists. "Metridium Fields" is another in a long-line of The End Records releases that ...

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AUDIOSLAVE And SYSTEM OF A DOWN Members Named In Anti-BUSH Ad

Launch Radio Networks reports: AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello and SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian are among the people listed in an anti-George W Bush petition, in a full-page newspaper ad that ran Thursday (August 3) in the New York Times. The full-page ad from the group World Can't Wait announced October 5 as ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Malfunctioning?

Launch Radio Networks reports: Despite repeated assurances that their forthcoming "hiatus" is not a break-up, SYSTEM OF A DOWN reportedly acted like a band on the brink at the opening day of this summer's Ozzfest last Thursday (June 29) in Auburn, Washington, about 30 miles from Seattle. According to MTV.com, the members of SYSTEM arrived ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Raise Awareness Of Sudanese Genocide

SYSTEM OF A DOWN is committed to raising awareness of all human rights issues, including the current genocide crisis going on the Darfur region of Western Sudan. mtvU has launched a online campaign at www.darfurisdying.com to help spread information about the genocide. Through a partnership with the Reebok Human Rights Foundation and the International Crisis ...

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BIGELF: Two Full-Length Album Available For Free Download

Acclaimed Los Angeles-based quartet BIGELF have made available for download two full-length albums via their official web site: 2000's "Money Machine" and 2003's "Hex". Check them out at www.bigelf.com. Consisting of keyboardist/vocalist Damon Fox, guitarist Ace Mark, bassist Duffy Snowhill, and drummer Steve Frothingham. BIGELF's sound has previously been described as "THE BEATLES ...

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