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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Burst Appendix Felled Slipknot’s Jordison

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Slipknot’s mysterious tour cancellation/hospital scare this week was due to a burst appendix for drummer Joey Jordison. He’ll be fine. Which is good, because I’ve had enough metal band drama this summer.

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Alice In Chains On Jimmy Kimmel

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Alice In Chains will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday, September 29.

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Fu Manchu Album Details

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Fu Manchu will release their new album, Signs Of Infinite Power, on October 20 via Century Media Records.

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Pirate Bay Deal Is Shay-Dee, Possibly On The Rocks (Again)?

Posted by on August 28, 2009

This Pirate Bay sale (and subsequent legalization) is really starting to annoy me. Rumors of the deal falling apart leaked out last month, claiming financial struggles and infighting at would-be purchaser Global Gaming Factory. Then yesterday saw an announcement that the deal was done. Now Torrent Freak reports that a key partner in the restructuring […]

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Korn Plans Four Digital EPs Via Subscription Service

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Korn has announced its next release will come in the form of four digital EPs rather than a formal album. Some non-metal bands like Radiohead and the Bouncing Souls have toyed with the idea of foregoing albums for periodic EPs/singles, and I applaud the idea. It encourages immediacy, lowers the price point and engages fans. […]

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Danzig Announces Festival Appearance

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Danzig is set to perform at this year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest on November 8th at Waterloo Park in Austin, TX. D.R.I., Gorilla Biscuits and Coalesce are among the other acts slated to perform at the two day event.

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Alice In Chains Performs Acoustic Gig In Seattle

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Alice In Chains performed a surprise acoustic set last night (August 26th) at a listening party for their new album, Black Gives Way To Blue, in Seattle, WA.

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3 Inches Of Blood Announce Tour Dates

Posted by on August 28, 2009

3 Inches Of Blood has announced October tour dates.

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Deicide, Jungle Rot, Desolation Dates

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Deicide will be hitting the road with Jungle Rot and Desolation this October. More details here.

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Ensiferum, Hypocrisy, Ex Deo, Blackguard Dates

Posted by on August 28, 2009

Ensiferum, Hypocrisy, Ex Deo and Blackguard are set to tour North America together this fall/winter, with Swashbuckle joining on certain dates. More details here.

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