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GENITORTURERS Featured On 'Vampire' Videogame

Florida-based "shock-rock" band GENITORTURERS will be featured on the new videogame "Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines", set for release November 16. The highly anticipated game release, which includes tracks by MINISTRY, LACUNA COIL and DANIEL ASH, will also be released as a very limited-edition CD made available to those who purchase the game through Best ...

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TAPPING THE VEIN In Pre-Production With NEIL KERNON

Philadelphia's TAPPING THE VEIN are currently in pre-production with renowned producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for the follow-up to 2002's "The Damage", tentatively due next year via Nuclear Blast Records. Kernon apparently contacted the band while they were in the middle of writing material for their sophomore album and expressed interest in producing ...

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OPIATE FOR THE MASSES Added To MINISTRY Tour

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT will depart from MINISTRY's "Evil Doer Tour 2004" after the Columbia, Missouri show on November 3. The tour will continue until December 10 in the States with HANZEL UND GRETYL taking over the main-support slot and OPIATE FOR THE MASSES being added to the bill. A complete list ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says JOHN KERRY Will 'Ruin Our Country'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine recently spoke to Pit Magazine about the group's comeback effort, "The System Has Failed", and the upcoming presidential elections, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Pit Magazine: The cover painting [on the new album] is very striking. It marks the return of band mascot Vic Rattlehead ...

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MINISTRY Schedule Chicago In-Store

Industrial-metal pioneers MINISTRY will be taking part in an in-store meet-and-greet at Tower Records in Chicago on Sunday, October 10 between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tower Records is located at 2301 N. Clark St. MINISTRY will then perform at the Vic Theatre, to be followed by MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen's Birthday Bash at Neo's ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Involved In Van Accident

FIREBALL MINISTRY were involved in an accident when their van collided with a deer last week. Fortunately, no one in the band suffered injuries in the early-morning incident, except for the deer, which, unfortunately, did not survive the crash. The group's van sustained two thousand dollars' worth of damage, forcing the band to borrow multiple ...

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JELLO BIAFRA To Perform With MINISTRY

DEAD KENNEDYS legend Jello Biafra will be joining MINISTRY on stage to perform several LARD songs at MINISTRY's upcoming gigs in Los Angeles (only on Sept. 24), San Francisco (Sept. 26), Portland (Sept. 28), Seattle (Sept. 29) and Vancouver (Sept. 30). MINISTRY are touring in support of their latest CD, "Houses of the Molé", available ...

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ANTHRAX Change Title Of Upcoming CD

ANTHRAX have changed the title of their upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup to "The Greater of Two Evils" from the previously announced "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". "What, no one speaks Latin any more?" ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joked in a posting on the band's official web site. With ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN: America Needs Different Baggage

MINISTRY founder Al Jourgensen sounded off politically in a Q&A with Jeff Inman of Las Vegas City Life. "The whole left is more energized because we all can see what is happening," Jourgensen said. "This is an intense time in social history. We're at the beginning of, or potentially in the middle of, a change ...

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DIO, ANTHRAX, FIREBALL MINISTRY: First Tour Dates Announced

The first couple of dates have been announced for the forthcoming U.S. featuring DIO, ANTHRAX and FIREBALL MINISTRY. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - Northern Lights – Clifton Park, NY (ANTHRAX only?) Oct. 01 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) Oct. 02 - Beacon Theatre – New York, NY More dates will ...

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DIO, ANTHRAX, FIREBALL MINISTRY To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DIO, ANTHRAX and FIREBALL MINISTRY will be teaming up for a three-week tour of the U.S. beginning in late September. So far, only one date has been confirmed: October 1 at the Palladium in Worcester, MA (the billing for the Worcester show also includes MOTÖRHEAD). Exact cities and dates are expected to be announced later ...

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AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT Announce Toronto Show

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will be performing at The Vatikan in Toronto, Canada on Saturday, August 21. Also appearing on the bill will be DELICA and PULSE PLANT. AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT released their self-financed debut album, "District 6", in May 2003. The group's sound is being described as a ...

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REVOLTING COCKS: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new REVOLTING COCKS track, entitled "Prunetang", is currently available for download via the Revolver magazine web site at this location (free registration and copy of the new issue of Revolver magazine required). MINISTRY side project the REVOLTING COCKS, now featuring MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen alongside Phil "Phildo" Owen (SKATENIGS), John Monte (M.O.D., ...

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Former KITTIE Members To Collaborate On New Material

Former KITTIE members Fallon Bowman (guitar) and Talena Atfield (bass) will be collaborating on new material for Bowman's solo project AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, according to a posting on Fallon's web site. "I think it will be good," she writes. "I go through these times where riffs just happen. Other times, nothing. I'm sure every musician knows ...

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