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HADES: Reissue Artwork Posted Online

The artwork for the upcoming reissue of the first two HADES CDs, "Resisting Success" and "If At First You Don't Succeed", has been posted online at www.hadesusa.com. The albums will be re-released via Rock Ridge Music on May 10 in one package, including extensive liner notes, photos and bonus tracks — "Target Fixation" ...

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PAINMUSEUM To Shoot Additional Video Footage At Brooklyn Bar

Following tomorrow's (April 23) video shoot for "Speak the Name" from their "Metal For Life" album, PAINMUSEUM members "Metal" Mike Chlasciak, Bobby Jarzombek and Tim Clayborne and crew are set to crush Duff's Bar, Brooklyn, NY. Band and Duff's extend the invitation to all to show up and headbang all night. Metal Mike promises nothing ...

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South Africa's TOYLAND Tap Producer RON GOUDIE For New Album

Cape Town, South Africa's heavy-hitters TOYLAND have secured the services of cutting-edge producer Ron Goudie (TSOL, POISON, AGENT ORANGE, SOCIAL DISTORTION, GWAR, STRYPER, BOY HITS CAR, FEAR) to guide the up-and-coming band through the recording of their new release. It's Goudie's second trip to the dark continent as he has helmed the recording of Botswana's ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Announces Drummer For BEYOND FEAR Project

Former JUDAS PRIEST/current ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens has recruited drummer Eric Elkins (ALL YOU FEAR) for his BEYOND FEAR side project. Elkins hooked up with the singer shortly after Owens' original choice, ICED EARTH/HALFORD's Bobby Jarzombek, was forced to withdraw from the project because he has "too many coals in the fire," according ...

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ROB ROCK Issues Post-European Tour Update

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has posted the following message on his official web site: "The tour went great! I want to thank all the fans, bands, and crew for making the tour a pleasant and fun time. "Special thanks to Joerg Zaske at All Access and everyone at AFM Records for putting the ...

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SUBSONIC's New Video To Feature Model ANGEL DAWN MASSIE

The second video from SUBSONIC's "No Such Soul" CD will feature model Angel Dawn Massie, who is perhaps best known for her photos for Dean Guitars. The video, which is being shot in Chicago next week, is being directed by Jason Meudt of Vision 4 Films and is the follow-up to the the first single, ...

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Debris Inc. - DEBRIS INC.

On the self-titled debut from DEBRIS INC. one gets the feeling that TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner and ST. VITUS alum Dave Chandler got together and figured they'd kick out some old school punk rock without abandoning their doom roots. The pair also brought TROUBLE's Barry Stern, EYEHATEGOD/SUPERJOINT RITUAL drummer Jimmy Bower, and Greg Rogers of ...

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OMINOUS Sign With ROTTING CORPSE RECORDS

New Jersey-based death metal trio OMINOUS has inked a deal with Chicago-based label Rotting Corpse Records. A full-length CD is expected this summer. The band are currently working on a video and are continuing to play out as much as possible. Commented Ron Dake, president of Rotting Corpse Records: "We are very excited to be ...

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PESSIMIST Announce New Lineup

The lineup for the upcoming PESSIMIST release has been finalized and will include guitarist Bill Hayden and bassist/vocalist Ralph "Reaper" Runyan from the group's latest CD, "Slaughtering the Faithful". In addition, the band will be working again with original drummer Chris Pernia from the first two PESSIMIST CDs, "Cult of the Initiated" and "Blood for ...

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HAVOCHATE: New York Dates Announced

New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE, now featuring former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 18 - Nanuet, NY - Tower Records (free show) Mar. 19 - Nyack, NY - Olives Apr. 23 - Rockville Center, NY - Purple Haze HAVOCHATE have just released their sophomore album, ...

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ROB ROCK: Touring Lineup Revealed

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has revealed his band lineup for the upcoming European Aces High Tour (alongside MASTERPLAN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE and PURE INC.) and appearance at the Sweden Rock Festival. The all-Swedish group will consist of the following: Carljohan Grimmark (NARNIA) - guitar Daniel Hall (PLATITUDE) - guitar Andreas Olsson (NARNIA) - ...

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Former KORN Guitarist Baptized In Jordan River: Photos Available

The Associated Press is reporting that former KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch was baptized Saturday (March 5) in the Jordan River, just weeks after quitting his band, drug habits and rock-and-roll lifestyle for religion. [see photos of Welch being baptized in Jordan river and in the river's baptismal site near the Kibbutz Kinneret, in northern ...

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