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Former WHITE ZOMBIE Drummer Joins SCUM OF THE EARTH

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band featuring former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, has announced the addition of former WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan DePrume to its ranks. DePrume stated about his decision to joing the group, "When Riggs approached me about joining the band, I was like, 'When do we start touring?' Then he explained that ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH: New Demo Samples Posted Online

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band featuring former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, has posted four new demo samples without vocals on its official MySpace page. SCUM OF THE EARTH recently tapped renowned U.K. concept artist Paul Garner to create the cover art for the band's upcoming second release, tentatively entitled "Sleaze Freak". Paul's ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has lined up the following tour dates: Mar. 09 - Traverse City, MI - Streeters Mar. 10 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shope Mar. 11 - Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall Mar. 12 - Columbia, MO - Blue Note Mar. 14 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Down Under Mar. 15 - ...

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CLUTCH: North American Tour Dates Announced

CLUTCH has lined up the following North American tour dates with DUB TRIO and FAIR TO MIDLAND: Feb. 28 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH Mar. 01 - Exit/In - Nashville, TN Mar. 02 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA Mar. 13 - The Vogue - Indianapolis, IN Mar. 17 - Opera House - ...

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CLUTCH: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

CLUTCH has set "From Beale Street to Oblivion" as the title of its new album, due on March 20 via DRT Entertainment. Produced, recorded and mixed by Joe Barresi (KYUSS, TOOL, MELVINS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) at Sound City Studios in Los Angeles, the CD "floods the room with riffs, melodies, and monstrously vital ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL Getting Ready For ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA Tour

THE PANIC CHANNEL guitarist Dave Navarro (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION) has issued the following update: "So THE PANIC CHANNEL started up rehearsals yesterday for our upcoming tour with [ROCK STAR] SUPERNOVA. It was our first day with [session member] Siggy [Sjursen of POWERMAN 5000] on bass and I have to say that the guy is insane on ...

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CLUTCH To Take Part In WALTER SALB Memorial Concert

CLUTCH will take part in a memorial concert for Walter Salb (CLUTCH drummer Jean-Paul Gaster's drum teacher) on January 7, 2007 at El Boqueron II in Rockville, MD. Proceeds from the event will go to the Walter Salb Scholarship Fund. Click here for flyer and details. A Washington Post article on Walter can ...

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CLUTCH: New Music Posted Online

A brand new CLUTCH song, entitled "Power Player", can be heard on DRT Entertainment's inaugural podcast, dubbed DRTcast. The 40-minute podcast also features an exclusive interview with Oderus Urungus of GWAR as well as music from SOIL, 36 CRAZYFISTS, STREET DOGS, ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, GWAR and POWERMAN 5000. Download it at this location. CLUTCH ...

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THROWDOWN Selects Producer For New CD

Orange County, CA-based band THROWDOWN will enter the studio early next year with producer Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) to begin recording its new album, "Venom and Tears", tentatively due next spring via Trustkill Records. Commented the band: We're actually still writing this thing and are having a great time doing so. We've got ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Featured In Country Music Video

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider is featured as an actor in the new video from country artist CODY MCCARVER, entitled "Red Flag". The clip which was filmed at four separate locations in Los Angeles by Myriam Santos-Kayda, also stars W. Earl Brown (HBO's "Deadwood"), Dennis Haskins ("Saved by the Bell"), and Amanda Henkel (Miss Hawaiian Tropic ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces Special 'Voliminal: Inside The Nine' DVD Screenings

Multi-platinum, Grammy-winning, hard rock enigma SLIPKNOT has announced one-time-only screenings of their new breakthrough film "Voliminal: Inside the Nine" (Roadrunner Records). Screenings will take place in select cities on the day of the double DVD-set's commercial release, December 5. Markets include Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C., among others, with a double ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Headline Korea's BUD ROCK FESTIVAL

POWERMAN 5000 have been invited as the only U.S. guests for a headlining performance at the celebrated Bud Rock Festival, an annual international festival celebrating its 10-year anniversary. The performance will be at Olympic Park in Seoul, Korea on November 25, 2006 just as their latest album "Destroy What You Enjoy", is released in that ...

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BURN IN SILENCE Guitarist Forced To Sit Out MISERY INDEX Tour

Massachusetts metal act BURN IN SILENCE has issued the following update: "Mike [Casavant, guitar] was rushed to the emergency room late last night, early this morning, and the doctors told us that he has walking pneumonia as well as strep throat. He's been given medication and we have sinced dropped him off at his house!!! ...

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BURN IN SILENCE Debuts Video Online

Massachusetts metal act BURN IN SILENCE has unveiled the first video from the band's Prosthetic Records debut, "Angel Maker". Filmed in July with director Mike Wildt in Costa Mesa, Calif., the clip features a horror movie-inspired storyline along with performance footage of the album's lead track, "Lines from an Epitaph". The video can be viewed ...

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WOLFMOTHER Dominates Australia's ARIA AWARDS

WOLFMOTHER was a big winner at the Australian Recording Industry Awards (ARIA) gala in Sydney, capturing the "Best Rock Album" and "Best Group" awards. The band, which also scored the best breakthrough album award, marked the occasion with a performance at Sunday night's event that culminated with an onstage smash-up of their equipment, Billboard reported ...

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NOCTURNE Schedules First Show In Over A Year

Industrial-metal rockers NOCTURNE have just confirmed their first show in over a year, scheduled for November 11 at the Whisky in Hollywood. Joining NOCTURNE's Lacey Conner (vocalist) and Chris Telkes (guitar) for this exclusive performance is Sin from REVOLTING COCKS on bass and Adrian from POWERMAN 5000 on drums. XEO3 are slotted as the headlining ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman To Host Second Annual 'Off The Strip Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament'

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will host the second annual "Off the Strip" Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, benefiting the T. J. Martell Foundation. Celebrities, poker pros, and Las Vegas hottest dancers will join Neil for a wildly entertaining evening. Last year's tournament raised more than $170,000 to benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, an organization ...

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Former KYUSS Vocalist Interviewed On Norwegian Radio

An exclusive interview with former KYUSS frontman John Garcia (also of HERMANO, UNIDA fame) is scheduled to be broadcast on next week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing Wednesday, November 1 between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. Garcia dicusses his upcoming solo album, the new HERMANO CD and the possibility ...

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KYUSS Frontman Performs With DANKO JONES In Norway

Canadian powerhouse rock trio DANKO JONES were joined by former KYUSS frontman John Garcia for the first four shows of its seven-date Norwegian tour, which kicked off October 18. DANKO and Garcia performed the following songs: 01. Senor Morenos Plan (HERMANO) 02. 5000 Miles 03. Allen's Wrench (KYUSS) 04. Thorn (UNIDA) 05. Hollywood Babylon (THE ...

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FAMILY VALUES TOUR CD/DVD To Arrive In December

More than 400,000 wildly enthusiastic fans turned out for The Family Values Tour, one of the hottest tickets of the summer. The 30-show trek — headlined and founded by KORN — boasted some record-setting attendance figures. Kicking off with a sold-out show of 17,000 rocking fans at Nashville's Starwood Amphitheatre, The Family Values Tour set ...

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SoundScan Report: STONE SOUR, POWERMAN 5000, BODY COUNT, MSG

The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending August 6, 2006, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all figures are rounded to the nearest thousand, except numbers under 1,000, which are rounded to the nearest hundred; The Billboard 200 chart position included, where applicable): STONE SOUR – "Come What(ever) May": ...

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