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HIGH ON FIRE: Fall Tour Dates Announced

HIGH ON FIRE have announced fall 2004 U.S. tour dates. The critically acclaimed power trio will display their high volume live prowess when they kick off six weeks worth of performances beginning November 18 in Salt Lake City, UT. The band will remain on the road until the end of 2004, concluding the jaunt with ...

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KURT COBAIN's Letter To COURTNEY To Be Auctioned Off

According to The New York Post, a never-before-seen letter from NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain to his then-wife Courtney Love, written as the doomed rock star was hallucinating on LSD in a British hotel, is expected to fetch between $12,000 and $14,000 as part of a sale of rock 'n' roll memorobilia at Christie's on Dec. ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Add B-Sides To New Version Of Debut Album

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER's U.S fans will be able to hear some of the B-side cover versions from some of their overseas singles. The band will release a new version of their debut album, "Contraband", later this month packaged with an additional disc featuring the covers — AEROSMITH's "No More No ...

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NIRVANA Box Set To Include SUB POP Rarities

Billboard.com is reporting that the upcoming NIRVANA box set "With the Lights Out" features 18 previously unreleased audio tracks and four video clips from the archives of venerable indie label Sub Pop, to which the Kurt Cobain-led band was signed early in its career. Included are three LEADBELLY covers recorded in August 1989 at Seattle's ...

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NIRVANA: Original 'In Bloom' Video To Re-Surface

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the original video for NIRVANA's "In Bloom" will re-surface the week of November 8, two weeks before the band's long-awaited box set, titled "With the Lights Out", hits stores on November 23. The most striking difference between the old clip and the one most of us are familiar with ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: With Teeth

NINE INCH NAILS have apparently set "With Teeth" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in March 2005. The follow-up to 1999's "The Fragile", which previously carried the working title of "Bleedthrough", is currently being mixed with Alan Moulder (THE CURE, SMASHING PUMPKINS) and the final track listing is being discussed and determined, ...

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NIRVANA: Web Site Launched To Promote Upcoming Box Set

An official web site has been launched to promote the upcoming NIRVANA box set, "With the Lights Out", due on November 23 via Geffen Records (one day earlier internationally). Right now, all the site offers is a NIRVANA photo (possibly the one that will be used as cover artwork), and the release dates. Apparently, the ...

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NIRVANA Box Set To Include 68 Previously Unreleased Recordings

NME.com is reporting that the long-awaited NIRVANA box set, "With the Lights Out", will feature 68 previously unreleased recordings. Released on November 23 (one day earlier internationally), the four-disc set will feature 81 tracks including 68 previously unreleased recordings — rehearsals, outtakes, late NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain's home demos, as well as a DVD which ...

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NEUROSIS: Live Dates Announced

NEUROSIS have announced the following dates during November/December: Nov. 06 - The Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA Nov. 27 - North Six - Brooklyn, NY Nov. 28 - Theater of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA Dec. 18 - The Forum - London, UK All shows will be 2 ½-hour extended sets featuring former SWANS vocalist ...

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NIRVANA: Box Set Title, Release Date Announced

According to Amazon.com and a several other Internet sources, the hotly anticipated three-CD/one-DVD NIRVANA box set will be entitled "With The Lights Out" (a lyric from the legendary NIRVANA track "Smells Like Teen Spirit") and will hit stores on November 23 via Geffen (November 22 in Europe). The four-disc compilation is made up of three ...

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TENEBRE Part Ways With Guitarist

Sweden's TENEBRE have parted ways with guitarist Peter Mårdklint. According to a tongue-in-cheek posting on the group's web site, Peter "has left for Australia for studies of feces and will therefore not be a part of TENEBRE anymore." As a result of Peter's departure, bassist Richard Lion will switch to guitar while the bass duties ...

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CLIFF BURTON, RANDY RHOADS Among MAXIM Magazine's Top Rock Star Deaths

The Associated Press is reporting that Cliff Burton (METALLICA), Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE), John Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN) and Kurt Cobain (NIRVANA) are among the musicians that made Maxim magazine's list of rock stars that have been the most "rock-starrish" even in death. Cobain's suicide just makes the list at number 25. Interestingly, number seven on ...

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DAVE GROHL Furious With BUSH's Use Of His Track At Campaign Rally

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl is furious after learning President George W. Bush used the FOO FIGHTERS track "Times Like These" at a campaign rally. The mastermind behind the PROBOT project is a staunch supporter of Bush's Democratic rival John Kerry, and didn't ...

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RIVERRED: 'Industry' Demo Available For Download

Pacific Northwest rock act RIVERRED have made available for download all five songs from their new industry demo, entitled "Agricultural Real Estate Purchase". Mixed and mastered by rock kingpin Jack Endino (NIRVANA, SOUNDGARDEN, GRUNTRUCK), the demo was produced by singer/guitarist James Francis and RIVERRED and engineered by Chris Hanson (VIO-LENCE, THE SERVANTS). The new demo ...

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Former NIRVANA Bassist To Embark On Book-Signing Tour

Former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic will embark on a book-signing book to promote his personal and political memoir, "Of Grunge And Government, Let's Fix This Broken Democracy!" In his first book, Novoselic tells his the story of his own musical, and political coming-of-age. From his relationship to Kurt Cobain to his evolution as a political ...

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