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JUDAS PRIEST Frontman Hits Cover Circuit

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens has been passing time recently by making several live appearances with an Ohio-based cover band THE SICKNESS, whose lineup includes two of Owens' former bandmates, bassist Dennis Hayes (formerly of Tim's pre-PRIEST band WINTERS BANE) and drummer Tim Semelsberger (from an early Ripper-fronted cover band, U.S. METAL). THE SICKNESS, ...

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HOOBASTANK Debut Certified Platinum

HOOBASTANK's self-titled debut album has shipped more than one million units in the United States, garnering the disc platinum certification. The album's current single, "Running Away", will join cuts from CREED, OUR LADY PEACE, NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger (with SALIVA's Josey Scott) and others on the hits compilation Now That's What I Call Music! 11, ...

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SEVENDUST, CREED Cancel Shows

SEVENDUST and CREED were forced to cancel their tour dates in Phoenix, Bakersfield, and Sacramento as a result of CREED frontman Scott Stapp's upper respiratory infection. There is no word yet if the cancelled shows will be made up at a later date. ...

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SEVENDUST Announce Tour With CREED

SEVENDUST will be kicking off a month-long touring stint with CREED on September 20th in Selma, Texas. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Selma, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Sep. 22 - North Little Rock, AR @ Alltel Arena Sep. 24 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Centre Sep. 25 - The Woodlands, ...

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TOMMY LEE's Girl Wins Go-Go Dance-Off

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Don't mess with Mayte's man. Tommy Lee's girlfriend used her dancing prowess to vanquish a rival Monday at Lotus [in New York City]. A scantily clad strumpet was bumping and grinding atop the tables of Scott Stapp and his band CREED, DMX and ...

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AMONG THIEVES To Enter Studio With MICHAEL BARBIERO

New York's AMONG THIEVES, featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and ex-AGNOSTIC FRONT drummer Will Shepler, will enter Water Music studio in Hoboken, New Jersey during September to record a three-song demo with legendary producer Michael Barbiero (i.e. METALLICA, GUNS 'N ROSES, BLUES TRAVELER, LIFE OF AGONY, LOSTPROPHETS). The cuts set to be ...

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THE CULT's IAN ASTBURY To Perform With THE DOORS

THE CULT's Ian Astbury will perform with the surviving members of THE DOORSRay Manzerek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore—on September 7th at the California Motor Speedway, just outside L.A. County, according to Undercover. At this stage it is planned that Densmore will be part of the show although THE DOORS have advised fans he is ...

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VIRGOS: "We Are Not Breaking Up"

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have issued a statement denying that they have split following the less-than-spectacular reception given to their recently-released second album, entitled The Path of Least Resistance. Here is the group's message in its entirety: "From the release of the record, to the great shows we played with CREED, and the ...

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JERRY CANTRELL To Support CREED At Select Summer Dates

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL will be supporting CREED at the following dates during the summer: Jul. 15 - Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amp. Jul. 17 - Columbus, OH @ Polaris Amphitheater Jul. 19 - Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center Jul. 24 - Hartford, CT @ ctnow.com Meadows Music Aug. ...

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SEVENDUST Get Charitable

SEVENDUST have teamed up with CREED and other artists to place several items of autographed memorabilia up for auction on eBay. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the family of Cameron Gallion, a 14-year-old SEVENDUST fan who died from cancer in February. Gallion appeared in the "Praise" video and was a good friend ...

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Former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL Frontman Announces Further Live Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's THEORY OF RUIN, featuring former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL frontman Alex Newport, have lined up the following gigs during April/May: Apr. 21 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill (w/HELIOS CREED, TOTI MOSHI) Apr. 29 Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland (w/STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT) May 05 San Francisco, CA @ Covered Wagon Saloon ...

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SEVENDUST Offer Explanation For Australian Cancellation

SEVENDUST have cited the death of guitarist John Connolly's grandmother as the reason for the cancellation of the band's Australian dates with CREED. DrummerMorgan Rose told MTV: “We're no strangers to personal compromise in meeting tour obligations, but right now was not the time. We apologize to our Australian fans who have been waiting to ...

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SEVENDUST Pull Out Of Australian Tour With CREED

SEVENDUST have pulled out of their Australian tour with CREED, set to start in Brisbane next week, due to undisclosed unforeseen circumstances, according to a statement issued by the group's representatives. Tentative plans exist for SEVENDUST to return to Australia before the end of the year. In their place, new Universal Records signing CRASH PALACE ...

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VIRGOS: The Uneasy Path

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have encountered unspecified problems with the release of their much-anticipated second album, The Path of Least Resistance, which was originally scheduled to be issued through CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records. As a result, the band have decided to create a very special and very limited five-song CD entitled ...

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DOPE, Others To Contribute To Upcoming WWF CD

DOPE will record a cover version of BILLY IDOL's “Rebel Yell” in its mobile recording studio for an upcoming, as-yet-undecided soundtrack. In other news, the band will contribute a new track, "No Chance in Hell", to the next WWF album, entitled WWF Forced Entry, which is due to come out on March 26th through Columbia ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Dent Charts With DVD, CD, VHS

The multiple formats of NINE INCH NAILS' first-ever live project (the live CD, the deluxe audio edition (2 CDs), the DVD and the VHS), entitled And All That Could Have Been, were all the top Soundscan debuts in their first week of release. The DVD entered the DVD music video chart at #1, and the ...

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VIRGOS Add Another Cut To Upcoming CD

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have decided to add another track to their upcoming The Path of Least Resistance CD, which is due to be released through CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records in the coming weeks. ...

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VIRGOS Confirm Album Title, CREED Tour

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have set The Path of Least Resistance as the title to their long-awaited second album, which is due to be released through CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records in the coming weeks. In other news, VIRGOS are set to hit the road with CREED starting January 16th on a ...

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VIRGOS Issue Blue Collar CD

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) are currently putting the finishing touches to their new, as-yet-untitled Sylvia Massy-produced album. The band, no longer on Atlantic Records, plan to release their new album on CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records. Limited edition copies of the album will be available in mid-January at www.bandrags.com, ...

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Archive News Oct 22, 2001 - update 1

Through no effort of their own—and as a result of a chain of events that they clearly had no control over—it appears that ANTHRAX the band has been getting an increased amount of coverage through media outlets that wouldn't have normally covered the group. Here is a sampling of recent online articles ...

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Archive News Sep 17, 2001 - update 2

Sweden's MARDUK have announced the updated itinerary for their upcoming American trek. The dates are as follows:

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Oct. 05 - Aurora, IL @ Riley's

Oct. 06 - St Louis, MO @ Creepy Crawl

Oct. 07 - St Paul, MN @ The Lab

Oct. 09 ...

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Archive News Jun 28, 2001

QUEENSRYCHE have now officially confirmed that they will be performing at the Moore Theatre in Seattle on July 27th and 28th. Both shows will be recorded in audio and video for an upcoming double live album and DVD.


SYSTEM OF A DOWN's upcoming Toxicity effort, which is due for ...

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Archive News May 23, 2001

Popular '80s Bay Area metal band DEATH ANGEL will reunite for a one-off performance at the Thrash Of The Titans benefit concert for TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. As previously reported, Thrash Of The Titans will be taking place on Saturday, August 11th at San Francisco's Maritime Hall, and it ...

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Archive News May 05, 2001

More information has surfaced regarding the upcoming benefit show for TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. According to benefit organizer and Chuck's roommate Walter Morgan, the following artists/musicians have agreed to take part in the event, which will be tentatively taking place in San Francisco, California during the first week of ...

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Archive News Apr 28, 2001 - update 1

The members of TESTAMENT — including the cancer-stricken vocalist Chuck Billy — were spotted at THE HAUNTED's show at Slim's in San Francisco on Thursday, April 26th. Billy, who was was reportedly in very good spirits, made it clear to everyone that TESTAMENT would continue and that he was confident he would beat the cancer ...

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