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POWERMAN 5000 To Perform At Texas Tattoo Festival

POWERMAN 5000 has issued the following update: "We will be performing on March 8th in San Antonio, TX at the Freeman Coliseum. We will be headlining the night as part of an awesome tattoo festival. Hope to see ya there!!" POWERMAN 5000 last year parted ways with guitarists Johnny Heatley and Terry Corso and replaced ...

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Gorgeous Frankenstein - GORGEOUS FRANKENSTEIN

Hey, what's lamer than Jerry Only taking out a coupla random palookas and touring as THE MISFITS to shake a few more dollars out of that particular old dead tree? How about if his brother and newly-minted nemesis, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, put together a band so unforgivably dumb and boring, you'd rather go sit ...

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Reunited JADED Recording Sophomore Album

Reunited all-female hard rock band JADED has just returned from a trip to Bloomington, Indiana where it recorded new tracks for its upcoming sophomore release with legendary producer Gary Katz, best known for his works with multi-platinum recording artist and classic rock icons STEELY DAN. Katz has also worked with multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording artist ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Take 'Extended Break From Touring'

POWERMAN 5000 has issued the following update: "Well, back from tour now and it was a rollercoaster of a run with some amasing moments!! Special thanks to all the folks in Lubbock, TX for making the last night such a blast... "Looks like we will be taking an extended break from touring, other than a ...

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VINCE NEIL To Host Third Annual 'Off The Strip' Poker Tournament

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas will host MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil's third annual Off The Strip Poker Tournament inside The Joint on Saturday, November 3, 2007. 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 ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Audio Interview Available

Tour Bus Radio conducted an interview with POWERMAN 5000 earlier in the month at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Listen to the interview at this location. POWERMAN 5000 is currently putting the finishing touches on a live EP, tentatively due later in the year. The band recently parted ways with ...

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TILL WE DIE To Hit The Road With POWERMAN 5000

Massachusetts-based metallists TILL WE DIE are preparing to hit the road alongside POWERMAN 5000 in support of their just released full-length debut, "Pressing On". Released via Screaming Ferret Wreckords, the album sees the band touching upon both TOOL's prog explorations and melodic rock. But despite this being the group's debut album, TILL WE DIE is ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Schedules More Tour Dates

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following dates during the coming months: Sep. 08 - Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater Sep. 09 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater Sep. 10 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launch Pad Sep. 12 - Kansas City, MO @ Static Bar Sep. 13 - Milwaukee, WI @ Vnuks Sep. 14 - ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Live EP On The Way

POWERMAN 5000 has issued the following update: "Mixing has begun on some stellar live recordings that we had in the vault!! As soon as we are finished they will be released as an EP and also be available for download. This will be the first official live record from PM5K. Great stuff! Not sure what ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer, Guitarist To Take Part In Charity Ride

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate and guitarist Mike Stone invite all to participate in a charity ride on Thursday, July 19 leaving Downtown Harley Davidson in Tukwila, Washington at 5:00 p.m. The ride will go to BB McGraws in Auburn for music, food, beer garden, auction, etc. If you don't ride you can come before 5:00 ...

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OBSCENE GESTURE Signs With XTREEM MUSIC

Los Angeles old-school thrashcore band OBSCENE GESTURE, which features in its ranks Chuck Profus (original AGENT STEEL drummer), George Robb (original AGENT STEEL bassist) and Juan Garcia (AGENT STEEL guitarist; ex-ABATTOIR, EVILDEAD), has inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of its full-length debut, entitled "Living in Profanity". Due on August 1, "Living ...

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DESTROPHY Confirmed For INDIANAPOLIS METAL FEST

DESTROPHY, the Iowa City, Iowa-based band featuring former STONE SOUR guitarist Bruce Swink, has been confirmed for the Indianapolis Metal Fest, set to take place on September 22. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DAATH TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY DESTROPHY BYZANTINE BENEATH THE SKY EMMURE VAMPIRE MOOOSE For more information, visit

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SCUM OF THE EARTH: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band featuring former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs and ex-WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan DePrume, has lined up the following tour dates (more shows to be announced): Jun. 17 - TNT's - East Lansing, MI Jun. 20 - Machine Shop - Flint, MI Jul. 03 - Studio 7 - Seattle, WA Jul. ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Release New Album This Year

POWERMAN 5000 has posted the following message on its MySpace page: "Considering the band's track record of putting out CDs once every three years it seems hard to believe that, yes, we will put out a new disc in 2007!! It's all just beginning to develop and the wheres, whos and whats are to be ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH: 'Sleaze Freak' Artwork Revealed

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band featuring former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs and ex-WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan DePrume, has revealed the cover art for its upcoming "Sleaze Freak" album, to be released this summer by Eclipse Records. The cover image is one of seventeen original acrylic works done by renowned horror-caricature artist Paul Garner exclusively ...

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KONKHRA To Re-Record New Album Tracks

Guitarist/vocalist Anders Lundemark of the Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA revealed yesterday that the band has encountered technical difficulties in completing its long-awaited new album. According to Anders, "the harddrive with our new record on is fucked. Apparently the backup disk has rewritten every file under MS-DOS which means that the backup cannot be read from ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band featuring former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs and ex-WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan DePrume, is currently wrapping up recording sessions for its second album, entitled "Sleaze Freak", to be released by Eclipse Records later this year. "We decided to write two more songs for the album, so after wrapping up preliminary ...

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KORN Hosts 'Costume Ball' At Hollywood Cemetery; Photos Available

KORN launched the Family Values tour in true gothic style last night (Thursday, April 19) by rocking Los Angeles' most famous graveyard. The band hosted the "Halloween In Spring Costume Ball" at the Hollywood Forever cemetery. Guests at the event included MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, as well as members of P.O.D., POWERMAN 5000, DEADSY ...

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POWERMAN 5000: U.S. Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following tour dates during the coming months: Jul. 17 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater Jul. 18 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle Jul. 19 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Jul. 20 - Fresno, CA @ Belmont Jul. 21 - Modesto, CA @ Downtown Modesto Jul. 23 ...

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POWERMAN 5000: European Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following European tour dates: May 18 - The Palace - Tamworth UK May 19 - Underground - London UK May 20 - Teeside University - Middlesborough UK May 21 - Buttermarket - Shrewsbury UK May 22 - Peel - Kingston UK May 23 - Nexus - Southampton UK May 25 ...

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TILL WE DIE To Release Full-Length Debut In June

During the late '90s, Massachusetts saw many up-and-coming local rock acts rocket up the charts to stardom. Ten years later, it appears as though the region is readying for another uprising of hard rock acts — including TILL WE DIE. "I haven't seen a young band draw crowds like they do at their shows since ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'Death On The Road' DVD Theater Screenings Announced

IRON MAIDEN's new live DVD, "Death on the Road", captured live during their 2003 "Dance of Death Tour" and filmed at the Westenfalenhalle Arena, Dortmund, Germany, will debut on the big screen on February 21, 2007. This special one-night-only event will take place in eight cities across America and be presented in Dolby 5.1 Surround ...

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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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