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Former OBITUARY Drummer To Make "Saturday Night Live" Appearance!

Rising Tampa, Florida-based artist ANDREW WK, whose backing band features former OBITUARY drummer Donald Tardy, will be the featured musical guest on the April 13th edition of Saturday Night Live, hosted by WWF superstar The Rock. ANDREW WK's debut full-length album, entitled, I Get Wet, hits stores on Tuesday, March 26th through Island Records. In ...

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MANOWAR Announce North Carolina Gig, Opening Acts For Mini-Tour

MANOWAR have booked a show at Ziggy's in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on March 30th as a replacement for the now-cancelled gig at Jaxx in West Springfield. MANOWAR will be joined at Ziggy's by Chicago's USURPER and HAVOCHATE, who will also support the self-proclaimed Kings of Metal at the group's other pre-Metal Meltdown headlining performances. Confirmed ...

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GOD DETHRONED Team Up With CALLENISH CIRCLE For European Dates

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have announced the following live appearances: Mar. 31 - Groningen, NETH @ Noordschok Festival Apr. 06 Wageningen, NETH @ Unitas (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Apr. 13 Bladel, NETH @ Pazzop (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Apr. 19 Zwolle, NETH @ Hedon (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Jun. 07 Apeldoorn, NETH @ Gigant (w/CALLENISH CIRCLE) Jun. 15 Geleen, NETH ...

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NASUM To Support THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN In UK

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM will support THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN during their upcoming UK tour. The dates are as follows: w/DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SIKTH, RABIES CASTE May 03 London, UK @ Mean Fiddler May 04 Bradford, UK @ Rio May 05 Dublin, UK @ Eamon Dorans May 06 Belfast, UK @ Rosetta Bar May 07 ...

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THE DEFACED Announce Dutch Mini-Tour

Sweden's THE DEFACED, featuring DARKANE guitarist Klas Ideberg and SOILWORK drummer Henry Ranta, will perform the following gigs in Holland at the end of April: Apr. 19 Gigant - Apeldoorn, NETH (w/SACRAMENTAL SACHEM, OUTBURST) Apr. 20 Atak - Enschede, NETH (w/SACRAMENTAL SACHEM, OUTBURST) Apr. 21 013 - Tilburg, NETH (w/SACRAMENTAL SACHEM) ...

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HEKILL THREE To Open For JERRY CANTRELL At Austin Showcase

Austin-based band HEKILL THREE will be the opening act for former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell at the guitarist's SXSW (South By Southwest) music and media conference showcase on Saturday, March 16th at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas. The full line-up for the March 16th show is as follows: HEKILL THREE 9:00 PM COMES ...

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SWARM Announce March Live Appearances

San Francisco Bay Area's SWARM, featuring former DEATH ANGEL members Andy Galeon (drums), Rob Cavestany (guitar), and Mark Osegueda (vocals), have lined up the following shows during the next couple of weeks: Mar. 15 - Cactus Club - San Jose, CA (w/SPIKE 1000) Mar. 16 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA (w/SPIKE 1000) Mar. 22 ...

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L.A. GUNS Support DOKKEN, Embark On Headlining Run

L.A. GUNS have announced the dates for their upcoming East Coast tour with DOKKEN and subsequent headlining shows. They are as follows: w/DOKKEN: Mar. 05 - Club 221 - Spartanburg, SC Mar. 06 - Floyd's Music Store - Tallahassee, FL Mar. 07 - Jannus Landing - St Petersburg, FL Mar. 08 - House of Blues ...

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EDGUY To Head Down Under Following Japanese Tour

German melodic metallers EDGUY have announced the dates for their forthcoming Australian tour and a few changes/additions to their upcoming Japanese trek. Here are the new/revised dates: May 02 - Osaka, JAP @ On Air (w/RHAPSODY) May 04 - Nagoya, JAP @ Bottom Line (w/RHAPSODY) May 05 - Tokyo, JAP @ Club Citta (w/RHAPSODY) May ...

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TOOL Line Up Overseas Appearances

According to the Toolshed page, TOOL have lined up the following overseas dates during late spring: Apr. 10 Tokyo, JAP @ Akasaka Blitz Apr. 11 Tokyo, JAP @ Akasaka Blitz Apr. 12 Osaka, JAP @ Mother Hall Apr. 14 Nagoya, JAP @ Diamond Hall w/THE MELVINS Apr. 18 Christchurch, NZ @ Westpac Trust ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG Announce Additional UK Dates

Reunited NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have announced additional tour dates as part of their Cybernation British Tour 2002. They are as follows: Mar. 22 - Trillians - Newcastle Mar. 23 - Cumbria College of Art and Design - Carlisle Apr. 04 - The Brook - Southampton Apr. 07 - Bierkeller - Bristol Apr. ...

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ROYAL HUNT: Solo Releases, European Tour Announced

ROYAL HUNT leader and main songwriter Andre Andersen will issue his second solo CD, entitled Black On Black, via Frontiers Records/Now & Then Productions in June. Featuring appearances by ELEGY singer Ian Parry, plus Rene Rieland on guitars and Kaj Laege on drums, the album will include the following tracks: 01. Coming Home 02. Tell ...

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THE REVOLUTION SMILE Ink Six-Album Deal With Flawless Records

THE REVOLUTION SMILE, featuring former FAR guitarist Shaun Lopez on guitar/vocals, have signed a six-album deal with Flawless Records, the label headed up by LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst. The band hopes to enter the studio in late spring to begin recording their Flawless debut for an early 2003 release. In the meantime, THE REVOLUTION ...

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SEPULTURA To Embark On "Biggest-Ever" Brazilian Tour

SEPULTURA have announced plans to embark on their biggest-ever Brazilian tour in early April. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Apr. 06 - Catanduva, BRA @ Ginásio do Conjunto Esportivo Apr. 20 - Recife, BRA @ Abril Pro Rock (w/KRISIUN) May 15 - Porto Alegre, BRA @ Opinião May 16 - Porto Alegre, ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Launch West Coast Mini-Tour

Canada's SLAVES ON DOPE have lined up the following gigs during March: Mar. 12 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues (w/HATEBREED, HEMLOCK) Mar. 26 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues (w/FLAW) Mar. 27 – Hollywood, CA @ The Key Club SLAVES ON DOPE are still looking for a new label home following ...

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MISERY INDEX To Record Split 7", Embark On Mini-Tour

MISERY INDEX, who feature in their ranks former members of DYING FETUS and PESSIMIST, will be recording three songs this weekend for an upcoming split 7"/CD release on Willowtip Records with Pittsburgh's COMMIT SUICIDE. In other news, MISERY INDEX will be performing the following gigs during the coming weeks: Apr. 04 - Baltimore, MD @ ...

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VANDEN PLAS Announce Upcoming Tour

German progresive metallers VANDEN PLAS have announced the details of their upcoming tour of Germany and France. The dates are as follows: Apr. 24 – Frankfurt, GER @ Spritzenhaus Apr. 25 – Frankfurt, GER @ Spritzenhaus Apr. 26 – Pirmasens, GER @ Quasimoto Apr. 28 – Paris, FRA @ Elysee Montmatre (w/ROYAL HUNT, SUPERIOR) Jun. ...

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SILENCER Announce Five-State US Tour

Colorado's SILENCER, now featuring in its ranks guitarist Ritchie Wilkison (i.e. ANGEL DUST, DEMONS & WIZARDS), have announced the details of an upcoming five-state tour, which is scheduled to kick off on March 16th in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The dates are as follows: Mar. 16 - Allegro Music - Santa Fe NM (w/INSIGHT) Mar. ...

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Y&T Frontman Announces Solo Dates, Upcoming CD

Y&T mainman Dave Meniketti and his solo band have announced the following gigs during the spring: Apr. 13 The Mystic Theater Petaluma, CA (w/GREG ROLIE) May 31 - The Roadhouse - Sacramento, CA Jun. 01 - Contra Costa County Fair - Antioch, CA Jun. 02 - The Icon - Palo Alto, CA Dave Meniketti is ...

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WITCHERY Announce Upcoming Live Shows

Sweden's WITCHERY have lined up the following shows during the coming months: Feb. 23 - Mexico City, MEX (w/THE HAUNTED, TO/DIE/FOR) Feb. 24 - Guadalajara, MEX (w/THE HAUNTED, TO/DIE/FOR) Mar. 29-30 - Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Festival Apr. 27 - Ume, SWE @ Ume Open May 10-11 - Seixal, POR @ Seixal Attack 2002 May ...

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COL. PARKER Line Up Dates With BUDDY GUY

COL. PARKER, the Los Angeles-based band consisting of guitarist/vocalist Gilby Clarke (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), drummer Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS), bassist Muddy Stardust (L.A. GUNS), and keyboardist Teddy Andreadis (SLASH'S SNAKEPIT), will be heading out in March for a series of gigs with legendary blues-man Buddy Guy. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 ...

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DEW-SCENTED Live Dates Announced

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have announced a host of new live dates that are scheduled to take place during the coming months. They are as follows: Feb. 23 Salzgitter, GER @ Forellenhof (w/NIGHT IN GALES, CRACK UP) w/VADER, CENTURIAN Mar. 16 Dublin, IREL - The Temple Mar. 17 Cork, IRE - Nancy Spains Mar. 18 Bristol, ...

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BESEECH Announce Upcoming Gigs

Swedish “gothic metal” act BESEECH will be performing the following gigs during the coming months: Apr. 20 - Austria Vienna, Dungeon (w/DARKWELL, EISLINGEN) Apr. 26 – Borås, Sweden @ TBA Aug. ?? – BEL @ Eurorock Oct. 18 - Berlin, GER @ Knaak (w/ASHES YOU LEAVE) Oct. 19 - Tharandt, GER @ Headbanger (w/ASHES YOU ...

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EDGUY Headlining Gigs, Festival Appearances Announced

German power metallers EDGUY have announced the following headlining dates during the coming months: Mar. 03 - Moscow, RUS @ DK Gorbunova Mar. 16 - Granada, SPA @ Piorno Rock Festival Apr. 05 - New Jersey, NJ @ NJ Metalfest May 06 - Tokyo, JAP @ Club Citta (w/RHAPSODY) May 07 - Tokyo, JAP @ ...

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