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EXODUS To Go Ahead With Live Dates, Zetro Steps Back In

Despite the recent passing of frontman Paul Baloff, San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS will attempt to perform as many of the already-scheduled live dates with Steve "Zetro" Souza, the singer who replaced Baloff after the monumental Bonded By Blood CD (1985), according to the group's label Century Media Records and manager Michael Murphy. It ...

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EXODUS Vocalist Suffers Stroke, Barely Clings To Life

Paul Baloff, the much-loved, inimitable vocalist for the veteran San Francisco thrashers EXODUS, has reportedly suffered a massive stroke and is said to be on life support and barely clinging to life at an Oakland hospital. Baloff suffered what was initially believed to be a brain aneurysm, but doctors have since determined what he actually ...

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EXODUS, EDGUY, THE CROWN, WITCHFYNDE Join Metal Meltdown IV Line-Up

The reunited San Francisco thrashers EXODUS, German power metallers EDGUY, Sweden's THE CROWN (featuring former AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg) and reformed NWOBHM legengs WITCHFYNDE (in their original incarnation) have been added to the list of artists appearing at the Metal Meltdown IV festival, which is scheduled to take place at the Convention Hall ...

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EXODUS West Coast Dates Announced

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have lined up the following shows during the coming weeks: Feb. 08 Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Feb. 09 - Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Mar. 13 Portland, OR @ Satyricon Mar. 14 Tacoma, WA @ The Norva Mar. 15 Ballard/Seattle, WA @ Ballard Firehouse Mar. 16 Everett, ...

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EXODUS Crush Sacramento (Again)

BLABBERMOUTH.NET would like to extend our condolences to EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting, whose dad sadly passed away after a lengthy bout with cancer. In other news, EXODUS performed a crushing set at The Roadhouse in Sacramento, California on Saturday, January 19th that consisted of the following tracks: 01. Deliver Us To Evil 02. 'Till ...

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Reunited EXODUS "Crush" San Francisco!

The reunited EXODUS reportedly “crushed” San Francisco last night with a performance at Covered Wagon that included live renditions of all the tracks from the group's classic Bonded By Blood debut (1985), as well as select cuts from 1987's Pleasures Of The Flesh (“Pleasures Of The Flesh”, “Brain Dead”), 1989's Fabulous Disaster (“Corruption”), and 1990's ...

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EXODUS In Process Of Booking East Coast Shows

The reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS, who have been keeping busy in the recent weeks by playing out locally to enthusiastic albeit modestly-sized crowds, are reportedly in the process of booking shows on the east coast. An official web site is also said to be in the works and will be launched in ...

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Former EXODUS Frontman Launches "F BOMB"!

San Francisco Bay Area's F BOMB, featuring former EXODUS/LEGACY frontman Steve “Zetro” Souza, have lined up the following gigs during early 2002: Jan. 12 – Concord, CA @ Bourbon Street (w/LAVABONE) Feb. 15 – SF, CA @ The Pound (w/TECHNOCRACY, SIFT) An official web site for F BOMB, at www.f-bomb.com, is currently under ...

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EXODUS' Hunting Bravely Carries On With The Show!

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting nearly failed to join his bandmates for the group's performance at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill in Concord, California on Friday, December 21st after the condition of Hunting's father, who is suffering from cancer, reportedly took a turn for the worse. An as-yet-undisclosed stand-in drummer was recruited by the rest of ...

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EXODUS Back On The Attack!

The reformed EXODUS have announced the following appearances during the coming weeks: Dec. 21 – Concord, CA @ Bourbon Street Bar & Grill (w/SIFT) Jan. 12 – San Francisco, CA @ Covered Wagon Saloon Jan. 19 – Sacramento, CA @ The Roadhouse (w/DOMINANT RAGE) ...

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Archive News Dec 05, 2001

METALLICA are taking a break for the holidays, but will return to the studio in January with a view towards releasing a new studio album next fall, according to statements attributed to the band's management and their publicist by MTV.com. While frontman James Hetfield spent time in rehab for alcoholism and “other ...

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Archive News Nov 21, 2001

According to a report published in yesterday's edition of The New York Post, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst “lied when he said he visited a dying Australian girl injured in a mosh pit at his concert. Durst told Access Hollywood he visited Jessica Michalik on her deathbed and kept in touch with ...

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Archive News Nov 15, 2001

The reunited CANDLEMASS—featuring bassist/mainman Leif Edling, vocalist Messiah Marcolin, guitarist Lars Johansson, guitarist Matts 'Mappe' Bjorkman, and drummer Jan Lindh—have officially been confirmed for next year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8, 2002 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. As originally hinted here on September 26th ...

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Archive News Oct 29, 2001

POWERMAN 5000 have parted ways with bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Al Pahanish, according to informed sources. Although the exact reasons for the pair's departure have not yet been revealed, the duo were recently seen moving their gear out of the band's rehearsal studio and were reported to have been jamming with ...

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Archive News Oct 15, 2001 - update 1

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH/OBITUARY guitarist James Murphy is presently recovering at his parents' home in Lakeland, Florida after undergoing surgery on September 17th to remove a pituitary tumor the size of two golf balls from his head, with which he was diagnosed in early September. In a lengthy telephone conversation with BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Murphy revealed that approximately ...

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Archive News Sep 25, 2001

Although nothing has been officially confirmed, sources close to the ENTOMBED camp have revealed that the group's much-publicized and –anticipated collaboration with a Swedish ballet ensemble at the Royal Opera Hall in Stockholm as part of a show called Unreal Estate, originally set to take place around February 2002, is unlikely to come to ...

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Archive News Sep 10, 2001 - update 1

CRADLE OF FILTH have turned down a slot on the coveted Black Christmas US arena tour (featuring OZZY OSBOURNE and ROB ZOMBIE, among others), because they will be “in the studio busy on the new album for next year”, according to the group's official web site. The statement goes on to say that “it ...

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Archive News Aug 31, 2001

The reunited EXODUS, VIO-LENCE, FORBIDDEN and SADUS are tentatively set to join forces in a combined touring package that is due to go out under the moniker Bay Area Invasion, and which is presently being put together by Walter Morgan's Deadly Embrace Productions (the people behind this month's Thrash Of The Titans benefit ...

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Archive News Aug 29, 2001

The full track listing for ROB ZOMBIE's upcoming The Sinister Urge CD has been announced. The song titles are as follows:

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01. Sinners Inc.

02. Demon Speeding

03. Dead Girl Superstar (feat. Kerry King)

04. Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy)

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Archive News Aug 27, 2001 - update 1

Based on recent “off the record” statements made by drummer Michel Langevin (aka Away), the current incarnation of VOIVOD—which includes Langevin, guitarist Denis D'Amour (aka Piggy), and returning frontman Denis Belanger (aka Snake)—will take up to a year composing material for the group's upcoming studio album and will likely complete most of the initial ...

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Archive News Aug 21, 2001

SLIPKNOT have reportedly been confirmed to play this year's Halloween show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City for the second year in a row. At the present time, no support acts have yet been announced, but MUDVAYNE and TYPE O NEGATIVE are rumored to be taking part in the night's festivities. In ...

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Archive News Aug 20, 2001

Sweden's high-tech thrashers MESHUGGAH have been confirmed as the support band for TOOL's upcoming headlining US tour, beginning with the September 6th show in St. Paul, Minnesota. Here are the announced dates for the trek:

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Sept. 06 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center

Sept. 07 - Madison, ...

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Archive News Aug 03, 2001

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted was interviewed by San Francisco Chronicle for an article that was published in the paper's July 31st edition, the online version of which is available for viewing at this location. Although the story's focus was primarily on the 38-year-old Newsted's brand new ECHOBRAIN project (also featuring guitarist-vocalist Dylan ...

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