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POWERMAN 5000's 'Wild World' Takes Radio By Storm

POWERMAN 5000's "Wild World" took radio by storm this week making it the #6 Most Added track at Active Rock radio according to Radio & Records, beating out new songs by AFI, CROSSFADE and LAMB OF GOD. The track comes from the band's highly anticipated "Destroy What You Enjoy" album, their fourth studio release and ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH: Eight Songs Completed For New Album

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band founded by former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, has begun pre-production on the follow-up to its debut album, "Blah...Blah...Blah... Love Songs for the New Millennium". Eight songs have bee completed so far, and "it's turning out to be a bone-crushing, stripper extravaganza," says Riggs. "We have a temporary title of ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Film 'Wild World' Video This Weekend

DRT Entertainment recording artist POWERMAN 5000 will begin shooting their video for the track "Wild World" on Sunday, June 11 in Los Angeles. "Wild World" is the first single off the band's upcoming album, "Destroy What You Enjoy", due on August 1. "We're shooting most of it in an abandoned crack house," vocalist Spider commented. ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

POWERMAN 5000 have inked a new record deal with DRT Entertainment. The band's recently completed new album, "Destroy What You Enjoy", was produced by Mudrock and is tentatively scheduled for release mid-July. Commented frontman Spider One: "We produced and recorded [the new CD] alongside our old buddy Mudrock. He's the guy who co-produced 'Mega!! Kung ...

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HENRY ROLLINS To Speak Volumes At The 2006 BIG DAY OUT

The Big Day Out has announced Henry Rollins — one of true originals of contemporary pop-culture, singer-turned-author, activist, actor, publisher and spoken word performer — as a special guest of the 2006 Big Day Out tour (all shows). The prolific Rollins will visit New Zealand shores to deliver his inspired and ingenious spoken word performances ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRŸCHE, W.A.S.P., FEAR FACTORY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Newport Music Hall City/State: Columbus, Ohio Date: Nov. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: $29,250 Attendance: 1,170 Capacity: 1,400 Artist/Event: QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Lifestyle Communities Pavilion City/State: Columbus , Ohio Date: Sept. ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Announce Dates With DISTURBED

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band founded by former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will support DISTURBED on the following dates on their Jägermeister Music Tour: Feb. 13 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues Feb. 14 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues Feb. 16 - Miami, FL - Cinema Club Feb. 17 - Atlanta, ...

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KICKING K8 Confirmed For San Bernardino's FREAK FEST

San Diego rockers KICKING K8, featuring former DIAMOND REXX drummer Bill Nychay, have been confirmed for this year's largest and most extreme expo, Freak Fest, set to take place November 18-20 in San Bernardino, California. Also scheduled to appear are POWERMAN 5000, (HED)P.E. and ONESIZEZERO, among others. KICKING K8 were recently picked up by Jägermeister ...

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DOHENY Split Up

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and former PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have officially split up. Clayden is believed to be planning more PITCHSHIFTER live dates, while Morrison is currently involved in a brand-new project, the details of which have yet to be revealed. Prior to ...

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LINEA 77 Crack Italian Top 10

According to Earache Records, LINEA 77 entered the Italian national album chart two weeks ago at No. 9 with their latest album, "Available for Propoganda". The CD was the highest placed new entry, beating off challenges from H.I.M.'s "Dark Light" (No. 10), CRAZY FROG's "Crazy Hits" (No. 14) and OPETH's "Ghost Reveries" (No. 52). After ...

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VINCE NEIL To Host Charity Poker Event Next Month

According to CardPlayer.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil will be hosting the "Off the Strip" charity poker event at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Friday, November 11. Players buying into the $540 No Limit Hold 'Em event will face a serious distraction from the all-star collection of dancers from the hottest Vegas clubs ...

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Israel's SEEK IRONY Sign Production Deal With SYLVIA MASSY SHIVY

Israeli rockers SEEK IRONY have signed a production deal with acclaimed producer Sylvia Massy Shivy (TOOL, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SEVENDUST, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SKUNK ANANSIE, POWERMAN 5000). The band have been invited to record their first full-length album during November-December 2005 at Radio Star Studios in Weed, California. Co-producing and engineering the CD ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Release Korea-Only EP

POWERMAN 5000 have just released a new Korea-only EP, entitled "Korea Tour EP". The limited-edition CD, which contains previously unreleased studio recordings, was originally sold at the group's August 5 show in Seoul, Korea. "Korea Tour EP" (view artwork by vocalist Spider here) track listing: 01. Heroes & Villains 02. That's the Way ...

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DEICIDE: Korean Tour Report

DEICIDE guitarist Ralph Santolla (ex-SEBASTIAN BACH, DEATH) has submitted the following Korean tour report exclusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "We want to thank everybody that helped us out on the trip to the Busan Rock Festival, especially Kevin from Dope Records, and our translator, 'Korean Glen'. "We left Tampa at 9 a.m. on Thursday [August 4], and ...

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DIECAST To Embark On U.S. Tour With 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, IF HOPE DIES

DIECAST are currently preparing to embark on a national U.S. tour alongside 3 INCHES OF BLOOD and IF HOPE DIES late this month. The trek will be their first stateside run since January's acclaimed "Heavyweights of Hardcore" tour with HATEBREED and AGNOSTIC FRONT. The group recently completed a massive two-month European tour with NAPALM DEATH ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH To Guest On XM SATELLITE's 'Seizure'

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band founded by former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will be appearing on XM Satellite Radio channel 34 today ("Seizure") at 3:00 p.m. EST. They will be taking over the "Seizure" studio for one hour playing whatever they want and talking about their debut album, "Blah…Blah…Blah…Love Songs for the New Millennium", ...

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LINEA 77 Complete Work On 'Evoluzione' Video

Italian antagonists LINEA 77 braved sweltering conditions last weekend as they completed work on the video for lead track "Evoluzione", taken from their forthcoming album, "Available for Propaganda". The band spent over 12 hours tearing through the track time and time again in the midst of what can only be described as a breathtaking industrial ...

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DEICIDE To Perform 'Surprise' Show In Seoul, Korea

Long-running Floridian death metallers DEICIDE will be performing a "surprise" club show at the Rolling Hall in Seoul, Korea on August 8. This will be DEICIDE's first-ever appearance in Seoul. Support at the gig will come from local acts SAHON and DOXOLOGY. As previously reported, DEICIDE have been confirmed for the fifth annual Busan Rock ...

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LINEA 77 To Release New Album In September

Italian antagonists LINEA 77 will release their long-awaited new album, "Available for Propaganda", on September 26 via Earache Records. After touring extensively in support of their 2003 release, "Numb", the band spent time in the U.S. at Paramount/Ameraycan Studios in Los Angeles (famous for hosting LED ZEPPELIN, JIMI HENDRIX, CYPRESS HILL and TOOL, to name ...

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MASTERY To Release New EP This Week

Toronto's speed/thrash metal band MASTERY have inked a deal with Picture Black Music. The group's new EP will be released on July 30. An MP3 of the track "Powerrace" can be downloaded at this location. MASTERY, who feature in their ranks Markus Armellini and Jeff Dormer on guitars, newcomer Anthony Ristovskion bass, and ...

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