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Exclusive Report: KREATOR Thrashing Indonesia

Special thanks to Wendi Putranto of Rolling Stone magazine (Jakarta, Indonesia) for the following report: Legendary thrash metal warriors from Germany KREATOR made their live debut in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, Saturday night (Sept. 24). The show, which was covered by the national media, was attended by nearly 4,000 people, many of whom ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, VELVET REVOLVER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Tweeter Center City/State: Tinley Park, Ill. Date: Aug. 27, 2005 Attendance: 13,069 Capacity: 28,644 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake City/State: Burgettstown, Pa. Date: Aug. ...

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Ex-WARRANT Frontman JANI LANE: Faith Restored

Glam-Metal.com recently conducted an exclusive interview with former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Glam-Metal.com: Did you get burned out from touring for a while? Jani Lane: "Yeah, and I think if you don't have that support system behind you, regardless of what that is, whether it's what ...

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Out of a Center Which is Neither Dead Nor Alive - MINSK

This is an At a Loss band, plain and simple: Sonically devastating, musically challenging, and NEUROSIS-like in its brain damaging application. Weighty as a herd of elephants and flying just beneath the radar of the average heavy music fan, "Out of a Center Which is Neither Dead Nor Alive" is the antithesis of arena rock ...

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THE GREG LEON INVASION To Embark On Tour Of Hungary

THE GREG LEON INVASION, featuring Southern California guitar legend/vocalist Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT, ROUGH CUTT), bassist George Roelke (ex-SHOUT, BRAND NEW DAY), and drummer Greg Stevens, have announced a tour of Hungary in support of their latest album, "Unfinished Business". "We are very much looking forward to these shows and finally getting over to ...

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RIOT Singer: Rap Is Not Music

In a recent interview conducted by Rock N Roll Universe, vocalist Mike DiMeo (RIOT, THE LIZARDS) discussed RIOT's upcoming album, THE LIZARDS' recent tour with hard rock legends UFO, the rumors that he'd quit RIOT, as well as the differences between European and American audiences. DiMeo also offered his opinion on the state ...

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RUDY SARZO's OZZY/RANDY RHOADS Book Delayed

If you placed a pre-order through Amazon.com for bassist Rudy Sarzo's (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) book, entitled "Off The Rails - My Adventures In The Land Of Ozz" (originally due Sept. 15), you may have recently received a message that his book will not be released. This is not true. Rudy's book ...

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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist's Solo Debut Gets A Release Date

Greece's Black Lotus Records has set an October 24, 2005 European release date (January 2006 in the U.S.) for the debut solo album from TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda, entitled "Axes 2 Axes". The CD will feature guest appearances by such acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal vocalists as Ronnie James Dio (DIO, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH), Dee ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN 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: VELVET REVOLVER, CHEVELLE, THE ACTUAL Venue: Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 20, 2005 Attendance: 5,910 Capacity: 7,019 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Marcus Amphitheatre City/State: ...

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'Masters Of Horror' Soundtrack Compilation: Final Track Listing Unveiled

Blistering.com has revealed the complete track listing for the soundtrack to the highly anticipated "Masters of Horror" series, a 13-episode anthology directed by today's most renowned horror directors. Due October 18 via Immortal Records, the specially-priced, extravagantly packaged, double disc CD will be comprised entirely of brand new and previously unreleased material from ...

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Renowned Cover Artist Remembers VOIVOD's PIGGY

Renowned album-cover artist Ioannis (FATES WARNING, DEEP PURPLE, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DREAM THEATER, UFO, KING CRIMSON) has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: "In the early summer of 1989 on my second job for Mechanic Records after finishing DREAM THEATER I flew up to Montreal to meet four ...

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Riot Detonator - MINDGRINDER

The scream of "Warrrhhheeeeaaaaddddd!" (No, not the VENOM tune) to begin the second album from Norway's MINDGRINDER was my first clue that "Riot Detonator" would not be the industrial-edged, programmed death metal of 2004's "Mindtech". The previous release had its moments, but felt like a band that was unsure of what it wanted to be. ...

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OZZFEST, GIGANTOUR, MÖTLEY CRÜE 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: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, MUDVAYNE, SHADOWS FALL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, IN FLAMES & others Venue: Alpine Valley Music Theatre City/State: East Troy, Wis. Date: Aug. 6, 2005 Attendance: 20,575 Capacity: 35,072 Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, ...

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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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LOST HORIZON Guitarist Remembers Former VADER Drummer DOC

Guitarist Wojtek Lisicki (LOST HORIZON, ex-LUCIFERION) has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "In boundless misery I would like to announce that [today], August 24, 2005 I am going to the funeral [of former VADER drummer Doc] together with Doc's friends. This is devastating. I have no words... "His family officially announced that only them, ...

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IRON MAIDEN Manager Comments On OZZFEST's 'Disgusting' And 'Unprofessional' Behavior

IRON MAIDEN's manager, Rod Smallwood of Sanctuary Artist Management, has issued the following statement regarding the band's final Ozzfest performance this past weekend in Devore, CA: "MAIDEN are currently returning from America and preparing for U.K. festivals this weekend and don't wish to waste time giving Sharon Osbourne's statement the dignity of a reply. Considering ...

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DEFTONES: 'B-Sides & Rarities' Due In October

Since the textured aggression of the DEFTONES' 1995 debut, the Northern California quintet has become an icon approved by mosh pits and critics alike for its exquisitely sculpted sonic roar. While the DEFTONES record the follow-up to their self-titled 2003 album, Maverick Records releases "B-Sides & Rarities". Filled with import-only B-sides, intriguing covers, unreleased mixes, ...

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IRON MAIDEN Pelted With Eggs During OZZFEST; SHARON OSBOURNE Calls BRUCE DICKINSON A 'Prick'

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has received a number of e-mails regarding last night's (August 20) Ozzfest concert in Devore (near San Bernardino), California, which reportedly included an on-stage appearance following IRON MAIDEN's set by Sharon Osbourne during which she called MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson a "prick." The following report was submitted by David Priest, editor-in-chief of

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, W.A.S.P., CINDERELLA, DEF LEPPARD 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41 Venue: White River Amphitheatre City/State: Auburn, Wash. Date: July 30, 2005 Attendance: 9,885 Capacity: 19,717 Artist/Event: W.A.S.P., L.A. GUNS, STEPHEN PEARCY Venue: House of Blues City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 7, ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman's Collaboration With BUCKETHEAD To Surface On 'Horror' Soundtrack

On October 18, Immortal Records will release the soundtrack to the highly anticipated "Masters of Horror" series, a 13-episode anthology directed by today's most renowned horror directors. The specially-priced, extravagantly packaged, double disc CD will be comprised entirely of brand new and previously unreleased material from over 25 of today's top rock, metal, punk, and ...

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