Monthly Archives August 2012

CANNIBAL CORPSE – Announces Southeast Asia And Japan Tour


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CANNIBAL CORPSE have confirmed that they will be spending most of the month of October this year in the eastern hemisphere. This will be the band’s first time in many of these cities, which include Jakarta, Tokyo, Perth, Seoul, as well as a show in Hawaii on their way back into the western hemisphere. The entire confirmed schedule can be seen below.

10/04 Adelade, Australia Flowers
10/05 Melbourne, Australia Billboards
10/06 Sydney, Australia Metro
10/08 Brisbane, Australia Hifi
10/09 Perth, Australia Capitol
10/11 Bangkok, Thailand Hollywood Awards
10/12 Jakarta, Indonesia Plaza Selatan Senayan
10/13 Solo, Indonesia Manahan Sports Center
10/15 Tokyo, Japan Club Quatro
10/16 Osaka, Japan Club Quatro
10/17 Nagoya, Japan Club Quatro
10/19 Seoul, South Korea Ax Hall
10/20 Beijing, China Y...

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SAMOTHRACE – Forced To Withdraw From East Coast Tour



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Seattle doom quartet SAMOTHRACE have just issued a statement on their unfortunate but necessary withdrawal from the pending East Coast tour with Pallbearer and Royal Thunder, set to embark in just one week:

“Samothrace is very sorry to announce that we will have to cancel our part on the upcoming tour with Pallbearer and Royal Thunder due to an immediate illness in the family of a band member. The most important thing right now is family. We are stoked to have had the opportunity to do the tour and will be planning to make our way out east in the near future. We appreciate the understanding.”

SAMOTHRACE just wrapped up a five-city West Coast tour last week in support of their acclaimed sophomore LP Reverence To Stone, released via 20 Buck Spin at the end of July...

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VAN HALEN – Eddie Undergoes Emergency Surgery



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Den Headz, Eddie Van Halen has been hit with a diagnosis of Diverticulitis, and it has now forced VAN HALEN to postpone their tour of Japan. After already overcoming tongue cancer, this surely does not come as welcome news to the reunited Van Halen.

Eddie Van Halen underwent an emergency surgery for a severe bout of Diverticulitis. No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within 4 – 6 months.

Van Halen‘s scheduled November 2012 tour of Japan is currently being rescheduled and the band looks forward to seeing and playing for their fans in 2013.

Source: VH.com

http://www.van-halen.com/

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POWERMAN 5000 – Begin 20th Anniversary Tour Next Week


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POWERMAN 5000 will begin their 20th anniversary tour next week. Here are the confirmed dates:

09/04 Bakersfield, CA – Narducci’s
09/05 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
09/07 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
09/08 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
09/09 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
09/11 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
09/12 Englewood, CO – Moe’s
09/13 Kansas City, MO – Beaumont Club
09/14 Waterloo, IA – Spicolli’s Grill
09/15 Libertyville, IL – Austins
09/16 Battle Creek, MI – Planet Live Music
09/18 Detroit, MI – Blondie’s
09/19 Columbus, OH – Al Rosa Villa
09/20 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s
09/21 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
09/22 Worcester, MA – Tammany Hall
09/23 Nashua, NH – The Arena
09/25 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
09/26 Hampton Beach,...

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ZAKK WYLDE – Hosting New Weekly Sports Talk Show On SiriusXM



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Sirius XM Radio today announced that guitar icon Zakk Wylde, founder of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and former guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE, will host a new weekly sports talk series available to SiriusXM listeners nationwide.




Wylde on Sports – which Wylde will host alongside veteran sports talk personality Ken Thomson – will debut September 4 and air every Tuesday night (9:00 – 11:00 pm ET) for six weeks on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, SiriusXM’s 24/7 fantasy sports channel. SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio airs on channel 87 on XM and channel 210 on Sirius Premier and is also available on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.

Source: BW&BK

http://www.zakkwylde.com/

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LAVATORY – Sign With PULVERISED RECORDS



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Pulverised Records are pleased to announce the latest addition to their roster of brutality: Malaysian death metal deviants, LAVATORY. Spawned in 2012, a five-song EP entitled Transgression was issued earlier this Summer and showcases their unwavering penchant for raw, Swede-ian death metal as originally conjured by the likes of Entombed, Carcass and Dismember. LAVATORY is currently working on their full-length debut. In the meantime, sample their delicious sonic decay HERE.

Notes LAVATORY throat-slasher Muntah Ke Darah of the union with Pulverised: “It’s a dream come true for LAVATORY to sign with Pulverised as we are the first Malaysian band offered with this opportunity.”

Adds Pulverised Records label manager Roy Yeo: “LAVATORY caught us by complete surprise when we first heard...

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LAMB OF GOD – Auctioning Off Equipment For Blythe’s Legal Bills



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LAMB OF GOD vocalist Randy Blythe is back home safe in America after spending five weeks incarcerated in the Czech Republic, but his legal problems are far from over. Manslaughter charges are still hanging over Blythe and at some point over the next few months he will have to return to Prague and stand trial.

Faced with continuing massive legal bills, Lamb of God has decided to create an eBay auction of equipment and memorabilia to raise money for Randy’s legal bills. All equipment was either used on tour or in the recording studio or in a video. The auction features items provided by all five members of Lamb of God.

In addition, a number of musicians have offered equipment to be used in the auction...

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PANIKK – Finish Recording New Album



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The Slovenian Bay area thrash metallers PANIKK just finished the recording of their upcoming album which is scheduled to be released in early 2013 on Metal Tank Records under the name of Unbearable Conditions.

The band comment: we finally finished the recording of Unbearable Conditions. The overall recording went smoothly, in fast mood and with no dramatic issues. We already heard the very final result and the entire crew is both excited and thrilled about what months of recording gave birth to: a lethal dose of fast, old school and untamed thrash metal. We are pretty sure that all of you enjoying tunes from legendary acts such as VIO-LENCE, EVILDEAD, SEPULTURA, DEMOLITION HAMMER, FORCED ENTRY and ACID REIGN will dig our latest effort at 100%.

Below you can preview “Panic Attack”, the ...

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PRONG – Recruit New Tour Drummer


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PRONG have recruited ex-Winds Of Plague drummer Art Cruz to fill-in behind the kit for their immediate headlining shows. No word was given as to why Cruz is stepping in. Dates he is expected to appear at include:

08/28 Idaho Falls, ID – Peppertree Lounge (feat. Static-X)
08/29 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues (feat. Static-X)
08/30 San Jose, CA – The Rodeo Club
08/31 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater (feat. Witchburn)
09/01 Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival
09/02 Richland, WA – Ray’s Golden Lion
09/03 Modesto, CA – Fat Cat
09/04 Lancaster, CA – Industry Theater

Source: The PRP


http://www.prongmusic.com/

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SAXON – Completes Recording New Album


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British heavy metal legends SAXON have announced that they are finished recording their forthcoming new studio album, the first since 2011’s, “Call To Arms.” The record is scheduled to be released in February of next year and will be mixed by Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with the likes of Megadeth, Testament and Exodus. You can view a short video update from lead singer Biff Byford HERE.

Source: Metalunderground

http://www.saxon747.com/

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