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SLIPKNOT: What's In A Name?!

The following article was authored by Erik Missio and originally posted by Canada's ChartAttack.com on Friday, May 3rd: Speaking on a stereotypical basis, hardcore SLIPKNOT fans are usually thought of as being only slightly above INSANE CLOWN POSSE devotees when it comes to criteria like maturity, literacy, individuality and hygiene (before we get ...

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Former KISS Axeman Pays Tribute To 70s Glamsters SWEET

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has contributed lead guitar to the track "Sweet FA" for an upcoming SWEET tribute album, to be released later this year. Appearing under the banner JK'S ALL STAR EXPERIENCE, Kulick is backed on the track by an all-Swedish cast consisting of, among others, bassist John Levn (ex-EUROPE), rhythm guitarist Lars ...

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NEUROTICA To Issue Third CD On June 25th

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will issue their self-titled third full-length album through Koch/Smackdown Records on June 25th. The record was produced by Doug Kaye and mixed by Kevin "Caveman" Shirley (i.e. BLACK CROWES, AEROSMITH, SOIL) and features 11 tracks, including the first single, "All My Friends Crush You", and "Ride of ...

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EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET: AVANTASIA Part II Coming In August

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet is currently hard at work on the second part of his metal opera project dubbed AVANTASIA, which released a highly-acclaimed debut effort, entitled simply The Metal Opera, in November 2000. According to Sammet, touring with my main band EDGUY is such big fun, [but] in between traveling to the different continents, ...

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KISS Perform "Live" Rendition Of "Detroit Rock City" For Upcoming "American Bandstand" Special

As expected, KISS guitarist Ace Frehley did not participate in the taping of the group's performance for next month's broadcast of American Bandstand 50th, which took place yesterday, April 19th in front of an audience of approximately 300-400. According to reports, the current line-up of KISSPaul Stanley (guitar/vocals), Gene Simmons (bass/vocals), Eric Singer (drums) and ...

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KISS Comic Book Revival Due In July

According to www.kissonline.com, Dark Horse Comics has just solicited the debut issue of its KISS comic book revival, which is due to ship in July. The most ass-kicking rock band returns to comics, written by the most rockin' of young comics writers. Joe Casey (Superman, Wildcats, X-Men) presents a bold new direction for ...

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ACE FREHLEY Guests On New RICHIE SCARLET CD

Fans of KISS guitarist Ace Frehley should check out the new RICHIE SCARLET CD, entitled The Insanity of Life, which was recently released via Gem 3 Productions. Ace blasts leads on two tunes, "Johnny's in Love" and "Too Far Gone", the latter of which Ace also co-wrote. Sitting in on drums is longtime Ace and ...

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KISS To Salute "American Bandstand"

KISS are among the first artists to sign on to celebrate the 50th anniversary of American Bandstand on the TV special American Bandstand's 50thA Celebration, to be hosted by Dick Clark. KISS will reportedly appear to talk about how the TV show impacted their careers and lives. The show, which will alternate between performances and ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Axeman Lends A Helping Hand

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel joined ABANDONED POOLS (featuring former EELS bassist Tommy Walter on vocals) during the latter act's performance at the Roxy in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday, March 13th. Howerdel performed on the group's "Mercy Kiss" and its latest single, "The Remedy". In other news, the APC axeman recently appeared on ...

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JAXX Concert Hall Owner: I Don't Need MANOWAR's Bullsh.t

Jay Nedry, owner of the Jaxx concert hall in West Springfield, Virginia, has commented on the reasons behind the cancellation of MANOWAR's gig at the venue, originally scheduled for March 30th. According to Nedry, we had bought MANOWAR and two other acts [for the show on March 30th]. We also were told specifically that we ...

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TENEBRE Complete Work On New CD

Sweden's TENEBRE have finished recording their new CD at Tambourine Studios in Malm and are tentatively scheduled to release the effort in late spring. 14 songs were laid down during the sessions, but only 10 of them will make it onto the finished CD. Here are the songs that were recorded for the as-yet-untitled album: ...

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DANZIG Set Release Date, Finalize Track Listing

DANZIG have set May 21st as the US release date for their brand new effort, entitled Danzig 7:77: I Lucifer I. Due out through Spitfire Records, the album's final track listing is as follows: 01. Unendlich 02. Black Mass 03. Wicked Pussycat 04. God of Light 05. Liberskull 06. Dead Inside 07. Kiss The Skull ...

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LIMP BIZKIT And EMINEM End Feud, Collaborate On New Track

LIMP BIZKIT and EMINEM have reportedly ended their long-running feud and collaborated on a new track, according to Worldpop. The song, entitled "New World Order", is rumored to contain lyrics dealing with the subject of American troops hunting down Osama Bin Laden. EMINEM reportedly plays Bin Laden taunting America with his raps on the track ...

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AMARAN Complete Work On Debut CD

Sweden's AMARAN, featuring ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, have completed work on their debut, tentatively titled A World Depraved, at Denmark's Aabenraa Studio (i.e. INIQUITY, AURORA, WITHERING SURFACE) with INVOCATOR frontman Jacob Hansen at the production helm. Tentatively due to be released in April through Listenable Records, A World Depraved will feature the following 10 cuts: ...

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ENTWINE To Issue "Time Of Despair" In June

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have just finished forty-four days of hard work recording, mixing and mastering their new release, Time Of Despair, with producer Anssi Kippo (i.e. CHILDREN OF BODOM, SINERGY) at Astia Studio. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Stream Of Life 02. The Pit 03. Nothing Left To Say ...

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KISS To Close Out Winter Olympics

KISS will play “Rock & Roll All Nite” at Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Sunday, February 24th globally-televised closing ceremonies at the XIX Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Other artists scheduled to appear include MOBY, BON JOVI, N SYNC, CHRISTINA AGUILLERA, GLORIA ESTEFAN, CHARLOTTE CHURCH with JOSH GROBAN, HARRY CONNICK, JR., EARTH, WIND, & FIRE, ...

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BLOODSHED Prepare To Record Debut Full-Length

Sweden's BLOODSHED will enter Sunlight Studio in Stockholm on February 25th to start the recording process for their debut full-length offering, entitled Inhabbitants of Dis. Due to be released during the summer through Code666 Records, Inhabbitants of Dis will contain the following tracks: 01. Dark Trace 02. Kiss Of Cruelty 03. Psychosomatic Revelation 04. Release ...

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GENE SIMMONS TONGUE Magazine Gets Closer To Launch

KISS bassist Gene Simmons' Gene Simmons Tongue magazine is presently on course for a May 21st on-sale date with an initial print run of 300,000, according to Sterling McFadden Publishing head honcho Allen Tuller. The current plan calls for the publication to start out with four issues a year but if demand calls for it, ...

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