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PRONG US Tour Dates Announced!

The current incarnation of PRONG—mainman Tommy Victor (guitar/vocals), Dan Laudo (drums), Rich Gonzalez (i.e. DIESEL MACHINE bassist, DEVILUTION—guitar) and Brian Perry (ex-JAKE E. LEE, LIZZY BORDEN, DIRTY LOOKS—bass)—will embark on a six-week US tour in early April. The following dates have been confirmed thus far: Apr. 01 – San Diego, CA @ Cain's Apr. 02 ...

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GODFLESH US Tour Dates Announced

Britain's industrial metal pioneers GODFLESH have announced the dates for their two-month US tour with HIGH ON FIRE and HALO. They are as follows: Apr. 22 - San Diego, CA @ Canes Apr. 23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour Apr. 24 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Concert Theater Apr. 25 - San Francisco, ...

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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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ECHOBRAIN: Southern California Date Announced

ECHOBRAIN, featuring former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, have added a West Hollywood date to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 20 - Petaluma, CA @ The Mystic Theatre Mar. 21 - San Jose, CA @ The Usual Mar. 23 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Apr. 06 - San ...

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D.R.I. Spring Tour Dates Announced

D.R.I. have announced the dates for their upcoming spring US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 26 - Fort Collins, CO @ Starlight Mar. 27 - Omaha, NE @ Ranch Bowl Mar. 28 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue Mar. 29 - La Crosse, WI @ Warehouse Nightclub Mar. 30 - Aurora, IL @ Rock ...

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JASON NEWSTED: "I'm Not Any Closer To Rejoining METALLICA"

Ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has once again addressed the rumors of a possible reconciliation with his former bandmates by clarifying in a new MTV interview that his ongoing conversations with the remaining members of METALLICA are primarily about legal, and not musical, matters. "People keep track of every time we talk to each other," Newsted ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Rescheduled West Coast Dates Announced

The previously postponed DEVIN TOWNSEND/STRAPPING YOUNG LAD west coast live dates have now been rescheduled. The new dates are as follows: May 15 - Graceland - Seattle, WA May 16 - Satyricon - Portland, OR May 17 - Roadhouse - Sacramento, CA May 18 - Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA May 19 - ...

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DEADSY Drummer Lands An Angel

The following item comes to us courtesy of www.deadsy.net: Just two months after splitting from her husband, gross-out comedian Tom Green, Drew Barrymore has moved on and found a new man, according to sources. Hot Stuff hears that the Charlie's Angels star has been dating 26-year-old musician Alec Piro for the past two ...

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ECHOBRAIN Live Dates Announced

ECHOBRAIN, featuring former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, have announced the first dates of their spring US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 20 - Petaluma, CA @ The Mystic Theatre Mar. 21 - San Jose, CA @ The Usual Mar. 23 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst ...

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COLD Album Cover Contributions Requested

COLD have set Year Of The Spider as the title of their forthcoming third full-length effort, which is expected out before the end of the year through Flip/Geffen Records. The album cover will consist of pictures of COLD-related tattoos, so if you have a COLD-related tattoo, send pictures of it to this addess: COLD Tattoo ...

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EYES ADRIFT Embark On Low-Key US Tour

EYES ADRIFT, a new group featuring former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, THE MEAT PUPPETS guitarist/vocalist Curt Kirkwood and SUBLIME drummer Bud Gaugh, began a brief 12-day tour on Friday, January 25th at the I-Spy club in Novoselic's hometown of Seattle. Described as a country-tinged rock not unlike Kirkwood's work in THE MEAT PUPPETS, EYES ADRIFT ...

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DEAD KENNEDYS Set To Tour UK

Hot on the heels of the much-publicized court saga between ex-DEAD KENNEDYS frontman Jello Biafra and the rest of his former crew, it now appears that the three remaining members of the groupD.H. Peligro, East Bay Ray, and Klaus Flourideplus latest addition Brandon Cruz on vocals will embark on a UK tour later in the ...

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THE TOILET BOYS US Tour Dates Announced

THE TOILET BOYS have announced the dates for their upcoming US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 07 - Rochester, NY - Bug Jar Mar. 08 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom Mar. 09 - Detroit, MI - Shelter Mar. 10 - Chicago, IL - The Abbey Mar. 12 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater ...

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LIZZY BORDEN April Headlining Dates Announced

LIZZY BORDEN have announced more headlining dates to take place in April. They are as follows: Apr. 05 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Apr. 06 - Reseda, CA @ Paladino's Apr. 09 - Austin, TX @ Metro Apr. 10 - Dallas, TX @ Canyon Club Apr. 11 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgeralds Apr. ...

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HEADSTRONG Go Country Crossing With FU MANCHU

RCA recording artists HEADSTRONG will be supporting FU MANCHU on the latter band's upcoming US headlining tour, which is scheduled to begin at the end of January. The dates are as follows: Jan. 29 Troubador - Los Angeles, CA Jan. 30 - Justice League - San Francisco, CA Feb. 01 - Berbati's Pan - Portland, ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Hit The Road, Score Movies

THE IRON MAIDENS, L.A.'s all-girl tribute to IRON MAIDEN that features in its ranks PHANTOM BLUE drummer Linda McDonald and guitarist Josephine, have lined up the following performances during the coming weeks: Dec. 31 – Reseda, CA @ Paladino's Jan. 05 – Las Vegas, NV @ PINK-E's Jan. 10 – Santa Ana, CA @ The ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Hit The Road In April!

The reformed LIZZY BORDEN have firmed up a bunch of headlining dates that are scheduled to take place during April. They are as follows: Apr. 05 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Apr. 06 – Reseda, CA @ Paladino's Apr. 09 – Austin, TX @ Metro Apr. 10 – Dallas, TX @ Canyon Club ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Set To Release Live CD/DVD During March!

Germany's GRAVE DIGGER will issue their much-anticipated live CD/DVD, entitled Tunes Of Wacken (recorded at the group's 2001 Wacken Festival appearance), through G.U.N. Records at the end of March. The same label will also issue a Best Of compilation from the group at the end January, a release that the band explicitly dissociate themselves from, ...

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Archive News Nov 26, 2001

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be joining former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno on stage as a very special guest at the latter's headlining appearance at the Manifesto Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 11th. Kisser will reportedly perform with Di'Anno at the first show of the singer's three-night stint ...

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Archive News Nov 09, 2001

Former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske will make a guest appearance on several tracks on the upcoming album from ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch, it was announced yesterday. Although recent reports indicated that SYMPHONY X vocalist Russell Allen would be absent from the project's recording line-up following Grapow and ...

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Archive News Oct 31, 2001

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One confirmed, in an online posting at the group's official web site at www.powerman5000.com, that the group have parted ways with bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Al Pahanish, a move that was first reported here on Monday, October 29th. Here is the vocalist's statement in its entirety:

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Archive News Oct 25, 2001

Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM have finally broken their silence regarding the recent reports of vocalist Maniac's departure and rumors of a possible split. According to the band's official web site, “MAYHEM is NOT breaking up, nor is Maniac leaving.” Commented guitarist Blasphemer (aka Rune Erickson): 'Maniac felt tired and fed up ...

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Archive News Oct 18, 2001

The official web site of the heavy metal band ANTHRAX at www.anthrax.com has reportedly received 8 million hits in the last two weeks, with 325,000 unique visitors connecting to the site in the wake of the recent anthrax bacteria terrorist scare that has sent fear and panic through the streets of America. ...

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Archive News Oct 16, 2001

CANDLEMASS bassist/mainman Leif Edling has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the Swedish doomsters' most celebrated line-up—including Edling and vocalist Messiah Marcolin—have been officially approached by the organizers of the Sweden Rock Festival (Michael Ivarsson) to appear at next year's installment of the event, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8, 2002 ...

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