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NINEDENINE Confirmed For 'BBC Radio One Live'

Alternative British rock/metal act NINEDENINE have been confirmed as part of this years BBC Radio One Live event, which takes place in Nottingham at the end of October. The band have been asked to appear at one of the fringe events and will perform at The Old Angel on Sunday, October 27th, on a bill ...

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PB ARMY To Issue Debut, Hit The Road

Toledo, Ohio-based "stoner-pop-metal" band THE PB ARMY, featuring Infernal Combustion webzine founder Keith Bergman on vocals/drums, release their long-awaited debut CD on October 29th through the Sin Klub label (www.sinklub.com). Entitled Inebriates, Equivocators, and Mockers of the Devil Himself, the CD will be distributed throughout the US by Midwest Artists. Distribution for other territories is ...

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INME To Film Video, Perform On BBC RADIO 1

INME, widely hailed as one of the most exciting of the current crop of UK rock bands, will be traveling to Toronto, Canada to film the video for their forthcoming single, "Crushed Like Fruit", due on January 6th through Music For Nations Records. The band have also been confirmed to perform three tracks live-to-air on ...

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AMONG THIEVES Announce Upcoming Dates

AMONG THIEVES, the New York-based band featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, have lined up two shows during October. They are as follows: Oct. 11 – Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill Nite Club (w/SUPERJOINT RITUAL) Oct. 18 - Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill Nite Club (w/KITTIE) ...

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THROCULT Part With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Denver, Colorado-based black/death metallers THROCULT have parted ways with drummer Dustin Parsons and have replaced him with ex-SERBERUS/SYNTHETIC DELUSION skinsman Jeremy Portz. The band have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Oct. 05th – Denver, CO @ The Aztlan (w/LOWBROW) Nov. 02 – Denver, CO @ Sherman St. Events Center (w/SILENCER) ...

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FORGE Record New CD, Embark On Tour

Detroit, Michigan-based punk/metal four-piece FORGE have completed work on their new CD at Backwoods Studios in Rochester, Michigan for a November release through Static Records. Among the cuts set to appear on the effort are "The Fold", "Mastermind", "Stickman", "Departure", and "One Swift Motion". In the meantime, you can catch the band performing live at ...

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AGATHODAIMON Begin Work On New Material, Part Ways With Vocalist

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON are currently working on the material for their as-yet-untitled fourth album, which they plan to record early next year for a tentative summer 2003 release. "We'll surely deliver an album that again combines elements of all previous albums, but also will further show some new elements in our sound," guitarist Sathonys ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Announce Two U.S. Tours

Relapse Records recording artists HIGH ON FIRE have announced two forthcoming U.S. tours in support of their recent release, Surrounded By Thieves. The band will embark on a two-week trek with SUPERJOINT RITUAL beginning October 7th in Orlando and running through October 21st in Austin, TX. Immediately following the SUPERJOINT RITUAL tour, HIGH ON FIRE ...

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KISS' GENE SIMMONS To Appear On 'The O'Reilly Factor'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will be appearing live on Fox's The O'Reilly Factor (hosted by Bill O'Reilly) on Wednesday, September 25th at 3:30 PM PST. On Friday, Simmons will be hosting the Gene Simmons Tongue #2 party at Barfly on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. "Cover girl Carrie Stevens who, among other things was Eric ...

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LIMP BIZKIT DJ Threatens To Kill THE ICARUS LINE

LIMP BIZKIT's DJ Lethal allegedly threatened to kill Travis Keller from Buddyhead and Joe Cardamone (a.k.a. Jack Mormon) from THE ICARUS LINE after the duo taunted the short-tempered DJ while hosting an underground hip hop/rock show last week. The following account was posted at the web site of British rock magazine Rock Sound: ...

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SETH Part With Singer, Announce Replacement

French black metal band SETH have parted ways with guitarist/vocalist Nacht and have replaced him with a man presently known as Black Messiah (presumably not his real name). The group's current line-up is as follows: Heimoth on guitars, Alsvid on drums, Helldryk on bass, and Black Messiah on vocals. SETH will perform the following dates ...

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BLUEBIRD Line Up U.S. Dates

Los Angeles-based BLUEBIRD, featuring former AMEN guitarist Paul Figueroa, have announced the initial dates for their forthcoming U.S. tour. They are as follows: Oct. 07 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims (w/THE PATTERN) Oct. 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre (w/THE LOCUST) Oct. 23 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House (w/THE ...

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THOR Announces North American Dates

The "mighty" THOR has announced the following North American dates in support of his brand new 12th studio album, entitled Triumphant: Sep. 19 - Thunder Bay, Ontario, CAN @ The Apollo Sep. 20 - Sault St. Marie, Ontario, CAN @ Foggy Notions Sep. 21 - Sudbury, Ontario, CAN @ The Townhouse Sep. 24 - Quebec ...

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THE BLUEPRINT Line Up UK Dates

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have lined up the following dates in early November: Nov. 01 – London, UK @ Electrowerkz Nov. 02 - Aldershot, UK @ West End Nov. ...

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DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN/ICARUS LINE Dates Announced

DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and ICARUS LINE will be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 24 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium Sep. 25 - New York, NY @ The Knitting Factory Sep. 26 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Sep. 27 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 ...

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Former MORTA SKULD Members Resurface In MS2

Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based MS2, featuring former members of the acclaimed death metal act MORTA SKULD, have completed work on a brand new three-song demo and are seeking a label deal with a view towards releasing the group's debut album next year. Consisting of Andrew Broas (vocals), Dave Gregor (guitar/vocals), Jason Hellman (bass samples/vocals), and Ed Wallner ...

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STRATOVARIUS' TIMO TOLKKI Speaks Out On New CD

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "The [Elements — Part 1] album is ready, mastered and sent to our record companies in Germany, France and in Japan. "The track list will be provided later, but I can tell you that it contains 62 minutes of music. ...

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UNION UNDERGROUND Line Up Live Dates

UNION UNDERGROUND have lined up the following dates during September: Sep. 15 - Dayton, OH @ X-fest Sep. 19 - San Angelo, TX @ Riverstage Amphitheatre (w/SEVENDUST) Sep. 23 - performing "Across the Nation" live in Anaheim, California for a broadcast of WWE Raw ...

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SOULFLY/DOWNTHESUN: Initial Tour Dates Announced

Several dates have been announced for the upcoming SOULFLY headlining tour, featuring DOWNTHESUN in the direct support slot. They are as follows: Sep. 27 - Combined Locks, WI - Ryan's Ballroom (w/NORTHSIDE KINGS) Sep. 28 - Toledo, OH - Hard Hat Concert Hall (w/NORTHSIDE KINGS) Sep. 29 - Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre Sep. 30 ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Members To Resurrect DEADMARCH Project

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, are contemplating re-doing the vocals on the unreleased album (recorded in 1998) from TPH guitarist Lord K's (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) previous band, DEADMARCH and making it available to the public. "I'm still very fond of this album, and having Jörgen do the ...

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RAUNCHY Line Up Danish Dates

Denmark's RAUNCHY will be performing the following dates during the coming weeks: Sep. 12 - Esbjerg, DEN @ Tobakken (w/WITHERING SURFACE) Sep. 13 - Aarhus, DEN @ Musikcaféen (w/WITHERING SURFACE) Nov. 02 - Aalborg, DEN @ Studenterhuset (NRB Metal Festival) ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE Announce Additional Dates

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE have added several Finnish shows to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 27 – Helsingborg, SWE @ Heaven & Hell Sep. 28 - Mariehamn, SWE @ Pub Bastu Oct. 23 – Turku, FIN @ Old School • Oct. 24 - Tammerfors, FIN @ Yo-Talo Oct. 25 - Helsingfors, FIN ...

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Y&T Announce Additional West Coast Dates

The reformed Y&T have announced several additional West Coast shows during November. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 01 - Sacramento, CA @ The Roadhouse Nov. 02 - Concord, CA @ Pavillion (w/JOURNEY, MONTROSE) Nov. 07 - Hollywood, CA @ Key Club Nov. 08 - Anaheim, CA @ Galaxy Theater(w/MONTROSE) Nov. 09 - ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Split With MASSACRE, Seek New Record Deal

THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have parted ways with Massacre Records and are presently seeking a new deal. According to guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson), "we do not want to make the same mistake again and sign a deal too fast this time as those two years ...

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