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DEICIDE Confirmed For South Korea's BUSAN ROCK FESTIVAL

Long-running Floridian death metallers DEICIDE have been confirmed for the fifth annual Busan Rock Festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2005 in Busan, South Korea. DEICIDE will make their Korean live debut on Saturday, August 6. Also scheduled to perform at the festival POWERMAN 5000, DOMAIN, VASSLINE and CRASH. DEICIDE drummer Steve Asheim commented: ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Schedule Headlining Show In Seoul, Korea

POWERMAN 5000 have confirmed a headlining show at Rolling Hall in Seoul, Korea on August 4. As previously reported, the band will also perform at the fifth annual Busan Rock Festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2005 in Busan, South Korea. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH To Film 'Pornstar Champion' Video In Chicago

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band founded by former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will be shooting a video for their track "Pornstar Champion" on Friday, June 17 at the Metro in Chicago. "Pornstar Champion" comes off the group's debut album, "Blah…Blah…Blah…Love Songs for the New Millennium", available now on Eclipse Records). The CD features Riggs ...

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STRYPER Schedule Puerto Rico Appearance

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have announced a one-off appearance at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in Puerto Rico on Friday, August 19. Tickets are available via www.ticketcenterpr.com or by phone: 787-792-5000. STRYPER will release their new album, "Reborn", on August 16 via Big3 Records. "Reborn" marks the band's first complete studio release of original material ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Tap MUDROCK To Mix New Album

POWERMAN 5000 recently spent time at Mad Oak Studios in Boston, Massachusetts completing the recording sessions for their new album, due later this year on frontman Spider One's Megatronic Records. Joining Spider One, drummer Adrian Ost, and bassist Siggy Siursen on tour and on the forthcoming album are guitarists Terry Corso (formerly with ALIEN ANT ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Update

POWERMAN 5000 are in the middle of a U.S. tour aimed at getting fans ready for a new as-yet-untitled album, which will be completed at Mad Oak Studios in frontman Spider One's hometown of Boston, MA during a brief hiatus from the tour after their April 17 show in Revere, MA. A majority of the ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Almost Done Recording; New Lineup Revealed

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One has posted the following message on the group's official message board: "O.K., so here's a long overdue update. First off, the new record is just about done. We still have to track a bit more and then mix, but I'm pretty sure we are done writing. Although who knows... No ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Play Surprise Gig

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE played a surprise show at the Viper Room in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (Feb. 8). The group's 40-minute, ten-song set featured three tunes from their upcoming album, "Lullabies To Paralyze", including "Little Sister", "Burn The Witch", and "The Long Slow Goodbye", as well ...

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DOHENY Collaborate With Veteran Producer MIKE CLINK

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and former PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, completed a one-day recording session earlier this week with veteran producer Mike Clink (GUNS N' ROSES, METALLICA). The band tracked a song entitled "Dust", which had previously only been performed live. Commented DOHENY bassist ...

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Former POWERMAN 5000 Guitarist Won't Be Touring With NINE INCH NAILS

A source close to former POWERMAN 5000 guitarist Mike Tempesta (M.33) has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that there is no truth to the rumors that Tempesta will be playing guitar for NINE INCH NAILS on their upcoming tour. Tempesta, who is the brother of veteran hard rock/metal drummer John Tempesta (HELMET, ex-ROB ZOMBIE, TESTAMENT, EXODUS), was conspicuously ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL Public Memorial Details Revealed

A public memorial for DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott will be held at the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, Texas on Tuesday, December 14. Doors will open at 8 p.m.; the service will start at 9 and continue until midnight, according to a venue spokesperson. The hall has a 5,000-person capacity, but fans are advised ...

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M.O.D.: Texas Tour Dates Announced

M.O.D. have announced the following dates in late December/early January: Dec. 31 - HeadHunters - Austin TX Jan. 01 - Zero's - Corpus Christi, TX As previously reported, M.O.D.'s video for the track "Wigga" has been made available for download at this location. "Wigga" comes off M.O.D.'s most recent studio album, "The Rebel ...

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M.O.D.: 'Wigga' Video Posted Online

M.O.D.'s video for the track "Wigga" has been made available for download at this location. "Wigga" comes off M.O.D.'s most recent studio album, "The Rebel You Love to Hate", which was released last year through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was mixed by frontman Billy Milano and Dan Korneff at Watermusic in Hoboken, ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: GWAR, POWERMAN 5000, SCUM OF THE EARTH

The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending November 2, 2004, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (The Billboard 200 chart position included, where applicable): GWAR - "War Party": 2,481 POWERMAN 5000 - " The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Vol. 1": 340 SCUM OF THE EARTH - "Blah…Blah…Blah…Love ...

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