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KREATOR, NAPALM DEATH: North American Tour Dates Announced

German thrashers KREATOR wil be teaming up with British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH for a U.S. tour beginning in late February. Also appearing on the bill will be A PERFECT MURDER and THE UNDYING. Dates so far include: Feb. 21 - Petit theatre du Vieux Norande - Royun-Norande, QUE Feb. 22 - Medley - Montreal, ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Taking some time off after his last album "Attack!!", legendary Swedish guitarist YNGWIE MALMSTEEN emerged this year with not one but two new releases and has now added a national tour to his list of things to do for 2005. Revealing dates for a national routing that will take him from Jacksonville to San Francisco ...

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KING'S X: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Riding high off the success of their latest album "Ogre Tones", which was released September 27 via InsideOut Music, KING'S X has announced a fall tour which kicks off October 19 in Birmingham, AL. "Ogre Tones", which is the band's first release under their new deal with InsideOut, was produced by Michael Wagener (METALLICA, ALICE ...

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EYES OF FIRE To Open For OPETH In California

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE will be opening for OPETH this Sunday, October 16 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. EYES OF FIRE' new album, "Prisons", is due late January 2006 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to last year's "Ashes to Embers" was produced by the band and mixed by ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER: West Coast Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hard rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has announced the following dates in support of his latest solo album, "The Usual Suspects": Nov. 02 - The Avalon - Santa Clara, CA Nov. 03 - Pepperbelly's - Fairfield, CA Nov. 04 - Paladino's - Reseda, CA Nov. 06 - The Coach ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, JUDAS PRIEST, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, NIN Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Philips Arena City/State: Atlanta, Ga. Date: Sept. 16, 2005 Attendance: 8,855 Capacity: 14,181 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE World Arena City/State: Colorado Springs, Colo. Date: July 24, 2005 Attendance: 1,821 ...

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THERION: Tempe Show Cancelled

Sweden's THERION were forced to cancel tonight's [Sept. 23] scheduled concert in Tempe, Arizona. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "The tour bus had a major break down this night and the engine is being repaired during the night and noon. Unfortunatly this means that the band does not stand a ...

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EYES OF FIRE Embark On Tour With APOCALYPTICA; Shoot New Video

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE will embark on a U.S. tour with APOCALYPTICA today in anticipation of "Prisons", their eagerly awaited sophomore release. The trek will lead the two genre-defying artists cross-country over the course of only two weeks. The group just wrapped up a national U.S. tour alongside labelmates MANNTIS after completing highly ...

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SLOUGH FEG: Vinyl Version Of 'Atavism' Now Available

Forest Moon Special Products have announced their first release: a vinyl version of SLOUGH FEG's "Atavism". The album is limited to 500 copies worldwide and all copies are hand-numbered and are pressed on half clear/half translucent red wax. The first fifty orders will come with a SLOUGH FEG poster. For more information on how to ...

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UFO's PAUL RAYMOND: U.S. Tour Recap

UFO keyboardist Paul Raymond has issued the following recap of the group's recent U.S. tour: "Well, I'm just back from the U.S. tour, still a bit jet-lagged but very happy about the great reception we got Stateside. Things started out on the east coast, with sound ticket sales and enthusiastic audiences. Jeff Kollman stepped in ...

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THERION: More North American Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's THERION have announced the following dates as part of their first North American tour: Aug. 29 - Meow Meow - Portland, OR Aug. 30 - Studio Seven - Seattle, WA Aug. 31 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC - CANADA Sep. 02 - Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB - CANADA Sep. 03 - Warehouse ...

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MESHUGGAH, GOD FORBID, THE HAUNTED: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the Fury of the Fall tour, featuring Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH alongside GOD FORBID, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC. The schedule is shaping up as follows: Oct. 03 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Oct. 04 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock Oct. 05 - Toronto, ON @ Guvernment ...

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HENRY ROLLINS To Embark On '25 Years Of Bulls**t' Tour

According to MTV.com, punk rock icon Henry Rollins has finalized plans for his "25 Years of Bullshit" tour, sponsored by IFC, which airs "Henry's Film Corner". The two-month, 43-show trek kicks off September 29 in Phoenix, and will include commentary on politics, pop culture and his most recent exploits, before wrapping November 26 in Las ...

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EYES OF FIRE To Support APOCALYPTICA On North American Tour

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE will be supporting Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA on their upcoming North American tour. Confirmed tour dates are as follows: Sep. 12 - Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club Sep. 13 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza Sep. 14 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA Sep. 15 - Boston, MA - Paradise ...

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MISFITS: U.S. Tour Announced

The first batch of dates for the MISFITS' fall tour have been announced. Joining the MISFITS for all shows on the trek will be 45 GRAVE. In addition, the bill will become a triple threat for five special Halloween shows (Oct. 27 - 31) as Japan's premiere horror-punks BALZAC return to the U.S. to support ...

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SILENT CIVILIAN: West Coast Dates Announced

SILENT CIVILIAN, the new group featuring former SPINESHANK vocalist Jonny Santos, will make their live Hollywood debut on August 1 at The Troubadour as a part of NEW DEAD RADIO's record-release show. The concert is free and will also include performances by NEW DEAD RADIO, IN THIS MOMENT, FLATLINE, and KETASET. Additionally, SILENT CIVILIAN have ...

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METALLICA Frontman Attends SANDRA BULLOCK's Wedding

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield attended the wedding of actress Sandra Bullock and mechanic and reality TV star Jesse James on Saturday (July 16) at a ranch near Santa Barbara, according to "Entertainment Tonight" and Us Weekly magazine. It's the first marriage for "Miss Congeniality" star Bullock, who had been engaged to actor Tate Donovan, according ...

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EYES OF FIRE Confirm Album Title

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE have confirmed that they have set "Prisons" as the title of their upcoming sophomore album, tentatively due October 4 via Century Media Records (as first reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on June 28). The follow-up to last year's "Ashes to Embers" was produced by the band and mixed by Matt Bayles ...

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