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VENOMOUS CONCEPT: Classic Debut To Receive Vinyl Release

Hypertension Records has announced plans to release the vinyl version of the classic debut album, "Retroactive Abortion", from VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the project featuring former BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp alongside MELVINS/FANTOMAS guitarist Buzz Osborne and NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums). Originally released by Ipecac, the album sees the musicians ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What have we been up to???? Well, what's been happening in the NAPALM DEATH camp lately, I hear you ask. Well, we recently recorded a SICK OF IT ALL track for a 20th anniversary tribute album that will be ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN Complete Work On Debut Album: Audio Available

DOWN THE DRAIN, the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann, have completed work on their full-length debut, "Dying Inside", tentatively due later in the year. The CD was recorded at Watchmen studios in Lockport, New York with producer Doug White (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS, IT DIES TODAY, EVERY TIME I DIE). Check ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN: New Live And Studio Albums On The Way

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY, UFO) and his band COSMOSQUAD will be appearing at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd. W. in Universal City, CA this Saturday, April 1 for a double header. The first set kicks off at 9.30pm. States Kollman: "We'll be recording for a solo live album, with our good friend ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Announce New Guitarist

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the new band led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, have announced the addition of guitarist Shane French (ex-CIRCLE II CIRCLE) to the group's ranks. Commented French in a statement: "It's an honor and privilege to rejoin my former [CIRCLE II CIRCLE] bandmates Matt LaPorte, Chris Kinder, Kevin Rothney and John Zahner in ...

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GOD FORBID To Guest On MTV2's 'Headbanger's Ball'

GOD FORBID will be featured guests on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" this Saturday, February 25. Look for the debut of their stunning, emotional epic video for "To The Fallen Hero" in that same episode. The clip, shot by the acclaimed director Shane Drake (FALL OUT BOY, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS), is the group's most ambitious concept yet that ...

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SICKS DEEP Announce Lineup Changes

SICKS DEEP, one of the eight bands featured on MTV's "Battle for Ozzfest" TV show, have parted ways within longtime guitarist and founding member Gavin Pirell and have added new bassist Shane Boulos to the group's ranks. The band, who will continue on as a four-piece, have already written an album's worth of new material ...

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GOD FORBID Prepare For U.S Tour With CHILDREN OF BODOM

GOD FORBID continue their touring assault on the U.S. as direct support to CHILDREN OF BODOM this spring. The group just completed a highly successful run direct support to ANTHRAX and are currently in the midst of a headlining run with SWORN ENEMY, MANNTIS and CANNAE. They will proceed to embark on a massive U.K. ...

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TEER Announce New Vocalist

Powerhouse vocalist David McBee will be joining the Tampa, Florida hard rock band TEER. McBee recently completed a successful audition for TEER and producer Jim Morris (DIXIE DREGS, SAIGON KICK, SAVATAGE, THIRD EYE BLIND). Shortly thereafter, TEER band members made a formal offer to McBee and invited him to become their new vocalist. "I am ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Frontman To Record DOWN THE DRAIN Debut

Upon vocalist Brett Hoffmann's return from the current MALEVOLENT CREATION European tour in early February, he will be joining his DOWN THE DRAIN bandmates at Watchmen studios in Lockport, New York with producer Doug White (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS, IT DIES TODAY, EVERY TIME I DIE) to begin recording the group's full-length debut, tentatively due later ...

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SHATTERPOINT Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Brampton, Ontario-based heavy/thrash metal quartet SHATTERPOINT have inked a deal with Power Play Records. The band, who have established themselves as a dominant force in the Toronto metal scene and have played with such heavy hitters as AMON AMARTH and BEHEMOTH, are putting the final touches on their new full-length album, "Dead Precedence", with producer ...

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PRIMER BLACK: Live Dates Announced

PRIMER BLACK, the new band featuring Ron Kachnic (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN), Desmond Tolhurst (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN, HEAD TRAUMA), Shane Tierney (vocals; LEVIATHAN), Art Micewicz (bass; DIRTY BROWN EYE) and Jim Horan (drums; DIRTY BROWN EYE), have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Jan. 08 - The Webster Theatre - Hartford, CT (w/ ...

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CRYPTOPSY, NAPALM DEATH, IMPALED Members Reveal Their Holiday Plans

Every family has its holiday traditions, from the holy to the secular, the materialistic to the generous and everything in between. Screaming through the holiday season Century Media artists prepare for eating, drinking and making merry! CRYPTOPSY's Flo Mounier: "Christmas is a time for family, friends, good food and drink. On Christmas Eve, we go ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Begin Writing New Material

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Sitting here at my PC having just got back from a brutal ANAAL NATHRAKH rehearsal and well, what can i say? Hope to see a few people at the forthcoming shows this Thursday (Camden Underworld) and Friday (Edwards No. ...

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ION: Former ANATHEMA Bassist Resurfaces With Solo Project

ION, the brainchild of Duncan Patterson (also known for his involvement in ANTIMATTER and ANATHEMA), will release their debut album, "Madre, Protégenos", in February 2006 via Portugal's Equilibrium Music. The recording process for the CD is taking place at The Barn, Longford, Republic of Ireland. Guest musicians include Emily Bly (flute/clarinet/vocals), Keith Horan (percussion), Michael ...

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GOD FORBID Complete New Video: Photos Available

GOD FORBID will kick off the New Year in true heavy metal fashion on tour as direct support to ANTHRAX, with SWORN ENEMY and MANNTIS in the support slots. The trek, which runs from January 6 through January 21, will lead them across the U.S. and immediately into a national headlining run. The group wrapped ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Issues Post-South American Tour Update

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "[I've] been back back here in the U.K. for a week now. I think we have finally climatised ourselves to the English weather — definitely different to the humid temperatures of Venezuela, that's for sure! "The South American tour ...

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KISS Frontman Ties The Knot

KISS frontman Paul Stanley married longtime girlfriend Erin Sutton on Saturday, November 19. The ceremony took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Huntington in Pasadena, California. Check out pictures of Stanley and Sutton taken at Rock & Republic's Gifting Lounge on Oct. 18, 2005. This is the second marriage for Stanley, who has an 11-year-old ...

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