Monthly Archives October 2009

ACE FREHLEY – Upcoming Tour Dates


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Ex-KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has announced new North American concert dates in support of his latest solo effort, Anomaly.

US TOUR DATES:

11/5 Council Bluffs, IA Horseshoe Casino/Whiskey Road
11/6 Milwaukee, WI Northern Lights Theater
11/7 Madison, WI Majestic Theater
11/9 Urbana, IL The Canopy
11/11 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
11/12 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
11/13 Sault Sainte Marie, MI Kewadin Casino
11/15 North Hollywood, CA Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp TBD
11/18 North Hollywood, CA Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp TBD

http://www.acefrehley.com/

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AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE – Post New Song Online


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American thrashers AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE have posted their track “Who Told You You Could Eat My Cookies?” online. The song comes from the groups latest release, “Double Brutal”. Check it out HERE.

http://www.austriandeathmachine.com/

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OZZY – To Guest Host On Monday Night Raw!


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Ozzy Osbourne and his reality queen wife (and manager) Sharon Osbourne will rule the ring as the latest celebrity guest hosts of Monday Night Raw at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The event will be broadcast live November 2nd at 9:00 PM ET / 8:00 PM CT on USA Network.

The Prince of Darkness is promoting his memoir, I am Ozzy, which details his childhood and his years in entertainment. The working-class kid from Aston, England, sold more than a hundred million records with Black Sabbath and as an award-winning solo artist combined.

I am Ozzy is currently in stores in the U.K., Germany, Ireland and Australia and it will be available in the United States on January 25, 2010 from Grand Central Publishing.

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Trailer For Zakk Wylde’s Hellfire Halloween Bash!


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Just when you think you can’t be amused any more by his absolutely over-the-top “Wild Man of Rock” antics, ole braided Viking beard aka Zakk Wylde of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, pulls us back in!

TMD has received a special video of the guitarist – acting like a maniac as usual – promoting his upcoming Hellfire Halloween Bash on October 31, 2009, at the Hard Rock Café Times Square in NYC. Check it out on TMD’s MySpace page HERE.

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SLAYER – Streaming World Painted Blood Online


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American thrash icons SLAYER have begun streaming their entire new album “World Painted Blood” online over at their official Myspace page . The album is scheduled for a November 3rd release date via American/Columbia. The band has recently tapped The Haunted to open for them in Europe later this year. Here are the confirmed dates:

November 18th Nottingham, UK – Rock City
November 19th Birmingham, UK – Academy
November 20th Manchester, UK – Academy
November 22nd Glasgow, UK – Barrowland Ballroom
November 23rd Leeds, UK – Academy
November 25th London, UK – The HMV Forum
November 26th London, UK – The HMV Forum
November 28th Hamburg, GER – Docks
November 29th Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
December 01st Tilburg, NET – 013
December 03rd Munich, GER – Zeni
December 04th Dresden, GER – Alter ...

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CATHEDRAL – To Begin Recording


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UK doom metallers CATHEDRAL are ready to commence work on their ninth studio album! The band will enter the Chapel Studios together with producer Warren Riker in November to record “The Guessing Game”.

Some song titles have also already been revealed: ‘Journeys into Jade’, ‘The Casket Chasers’, ‘Funeral Of Dreams’, ‘Death Of An Anarchist’, ‘La noche del buque maldito (aka Ghost Ship Of The Blind Dead) and ‘Open Mind Surgery’. The artwork will once more be supplied by longtime CATHEDRAL cover artist genius Dave Patchett. “The Guessing Game” is scheduled for a spring 2010 release.

http://www.myspace.com/cathedral

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OVERKILL – Signs With Nuclear Blast Records


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Long running American thrash legends OVERKILL have signed to Nuclear Blast for a multi release deal. The first offering will be available early 2010 titled ‘IRONBOUND’ – a true ‘thrasher-piece’!

“Good to be with a label that understands what Overkill are about and what Metal is about in 2010, exciting!”
Bobby Blitz

Nuclear Blast is very stoked to announce the signing of legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL!!

“Growing up with classics such as ‘Feel The Fire’, ‘Taking Over’ and ‘The Years Of Decay’ and seeing the band countless times playing live it is sure to say that one of our favourite bands of all time has finally found their home at the powerhouse that Nuclear Blast is today! We are very much looking forward to start working with OVERKILL and are eager to release their new al...

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Chuck Biscuits “Death” A Hoax?


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It looks like all of us in the rock media may have just got played like the world did with “Balloon Boy”.

Mike Usinger of Straight.com reports that rumours of the demise of Chuck Biscuits have evidently been greatly exaggerated. Earlier today, everyone from AbsolutePunk.net to Entertainment Weekly reported that the former D.O.A. drummer–who left the music business in 1999–has died of throat cancer on October 24 after a long illness.

The “death” was reported by blogger James Greene Jr., who wrote that he had spent the past six months corresponding via e-mail with Biscuits and his wife. In the hours after the story went viral, Greene’s website, www.jgtwo.wordpress.com was bombarded with posts demanding proof of the death.

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“Biscuits death is nothing but hot air?”

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Rex Brown’s Bass From PANTERA’s “Reinventing The Steel” Tour For Sale!


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Ready to own a piece of heavy metal history, Den Headz? Here are the details from Grinning Elk Music Company, owned and run in Douglasville, Georgia by Lee Jackson and Ray Mauldin:

“Lee and I have been honored with the task of offering some of the basses from the private collection of Mr. Rex Brown, bassist for the multi-platinum selling bands Pantera and Down. This particular piece is a 2001 Rex- 5XL with a one- off, custom flame paint job and was played by Rex on Pantera’s “Reinventing the Steel” tour in 2001. This bass is featured in the videos “I’ll Cast a Shadow” and “Becoming” and can be seen in these videos on Youtube. It’s in the exact condition as when we received it from Mr. Brown with the exception of new strings, a detail job and new hardshell case from Spector...

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Zakk Wylde’s Wife Says He’s Been Sober For 63 Days


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Barbaranne Wylde tweeted yesterday on the Twitter page of psychologist Marc F. Kerns, who specializes in alternatives to AA and abstinence:

“Hi Dr. Kern, how are you? I’m really great.. Z’s 63 days sober… hope to see you soon.”

All of this while the legendary guitarist’s very own “Pot-gate” scandal has developed.

TMD broke news earlier about Zakk Wylde allegedly being spotted in a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Los Angeles this past Friday morning (Oct 23).

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Now, the debate on whether or not this incident actually happened has begun to erupt at the Zakk Wylde.com forum.

Here are a couple of posts from members:

“Barb says it’s not true, she seemed rather pissed about it as well…”

“B and Z were laughing their asses off afterwards…...

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