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Pure Rock Newswire 02/23/04

By Sefany Jones, Contributing Editor
Monday, February 23, 2004 @ 1:00 PM


A Summary Of News, Rumors And

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02/23/04

Southern California rockers Great White are touring to benefit the victims and survivors of the Station Nightclub fire in Rhode Island. Proceeds go directly to The Station Family Fund. Confirmed tour dates include:

03/13/04 Salt Lake City, UT Phat Tire Saloon
03/14/04 Denver, CO Hollywood Legends
03/15/04 Las Vegas, NV The Palms Hotel
03/17/04 Fargo, ND Playmakers
03/18/04 Hudson , WI Dibbles
03/19/04 Hurley , WI Studio of the Stars
03/20/04 Regal, MN County Line USA

Byzantine’s The Fundamental Component was released on February 10th through Prosthetic Records. In support of the album, they announce the following warm-up gigs before their full-blown Spring tour:

02/28/04 Dubois PA Moms
02/29/04 Springfield MA Fat Cat’s
03/05/04 Huntington, WV The Monkey Bar
04/09/04 Stroudsburg PA The Sanctuary
04/17/04 Charleston WV The Monkey Barrel

Morbid Angel, Suffocation and Satyricon have the following tour dates line up:

04/13/04 Orlando, FL House of Blues
04/15/04 Baltimore, MD Thunderdome
04/16/04 Latham, NY Saratoga Winners
04/17/04 Worcester, MA The Palladium
04/18/04 New York, NY B.B. Kings
04/20/04 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero
04/21/04 Cleveland, OH The Odeon
04/22/04 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
04/23/04 Chicago Heights, IL Oasis One Sixty
04/24/04 Minneapolis, MN Quest Club
04/25/04 Urbana, IL The Canopy Club
04/27/04 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
04/29/04 Seattle, WA Graceland
04/30/04 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
05/01/04 San Francisco, CA Slims
05/02/04 West Hollywood, CA House Of Blues
05/03/04 Anaheim, CA House Of Blues
05/04/04 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues
05/06/04 Scottsdale, AZ Cajun House
05/07/04 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater

Anthrax has several gigs coming up in April in Japan and Australia. Be sure to check out AnthraxtheBand.com for the exact dates and venues.

MTV2’s Headbanger’s Ball tour will feature this year Damamgeplan, Hatebreed and Drowning Pool. No dates have been announced at this time… stay tuned.

Meshuggah have asked bassist Gustaf Hielm to leave the band, and are replacing him with Dick Löwgren (ex-In Flames, Arch Enemy). In other Meshuggah news, songs "Perpetual Black Second" and "Straws Pulled at Random" are appearing in the Interplay game Fallout:Brotherhood of Steel. The game is available on PlayStation®2 and Xbox®.

02/11/04

This year’s lineup had been announced for Jack Koshick’s Florida Metal Fest, which will run March 6th & 7th at the Pinellas Expo Center in Pinellas Park, FL. Bands so far include: Prong, Vital Remains W/ Glen Benton, M.O.D., Jag Panzer, Raven, Seven Witches, Agent Steel, Black Dahlia Murder, Entombed and many, many more! Check out Metalfest.com for all the details and full band roster.

Ex-Anthrax vocalist Neil Turbin announces the new lineup of his band, titled after his namesake: Izzy Diaz (drums), Steve Ornest (guitar), Dario Seixas (bass) and Vernon Anderson (guitar). In support of Turbin’s recent release, Threatcon Delta, the Neil Turbin band will be announcing some West Coast gigs in the near future.

Godsmack will release their latest effort, The Other Side, on March 16th via Republic/Universal. The album will feature 3 new songs, as well as acoustic versions of past favorites, including “Voodoo” and “Keep Away.” Godsmack will perform at the Boston FleetCenter immediately following the Bruins vs. Panther’s hockey game on February 23rd. Then, Godsmack hits the road with Metallica, kicking off on March 2nd.

Relapse Records will release a double-disc DVD set of their ‘Contamination Festival’ on February 24th. It will include live performances from such bands as: Neurosis, Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastadon, Cephalic Carnage, Pig Destroyer, High on Fire and many more. Check out Relapse.com for more details.

In other Relapse news, be sure to look for a new album from Alabama Thunderpussy, as well as albums from newly Relapse-signed bands Zeke, The End, Suffocation and Gadget, all due out this Spring.

Cannibal Corpse will perform live in Mexico, May 28th – 30th. Venues have yet to be confirmed, so be sure to check out CannibalCorpse.net for details.

King’s X have recently announced a US headlining tour. Check out their itinerary so far at KingsXOnline.com as they will also continue to add more dates.

02/06/04

Cradle of Filth, who recently inked a deal with Roadrunner Records, are will begin recording their label debut, titled Nmyphetamine, on Friday the 13th. The album will be produced by Anthrax producer and guitarist Rob Caggiano.

This year’s Jägermeister Music Tour will feature headliners Slipknot, along with Fear Factory and Chimaira, and the tour will kick off on March 30th. Slipknot’s new album is due out in March, FF’s Archetype is due out in April, and Chimaira’s The Impossibility of Reason is due out in May, all on Roadrunner Records. The dates confirmed so far, according to MTV, are as follows:

03/30/04 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
03/31/04 West Palm Beach, FL Sound Advice Amphitheatre
04/02/04 Birmingham, AL Sloss Furnace
04/03/04 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
04/04/04 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
04/09/04 Washington, DC Nation
04/12/04 New York, NY Roseland
04/13/04 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
04/14/04 Rochester, NY ESL Center
04/16/04 Detroit, MI Harpo's
04/23/04 Chicago, IL Congress Theatre
04/24/04 Milwaukee, WI The Rave/Eagles Club
05/04/04 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium

In other Chimaira news, they will appear on MTV’s Headbangers Ball on February 14th, and DevilDriver will appear tentatively on February 28th.

Boy, does vocalist Kevin DuBrow have our ranters pegged - haha! In a recent interview with ClassicRockRevisited.com, the Quiet Riot frontman makes the following statement: "At KNAC.COM they have those readers rants. If I ever do another interview with them then at the end of the interview I am going to say, ‘Kevin Dubrow is a no talent, bald, mother fucking asshole who is capitalizing on Randy Rhoads’ death. He is a real piece of shit.’ There I said it for you so don’t waste your time. Now, go and do something else.”

02/04/04

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has announced that his arm, which he injured back in early 2002, was 100% fully healed. To prove it, Mustaine has posted a little clip of what he’s recently worked on… check out Megadeth.com for the full story on what happened to his arm while in rehab, and to hear the riffage snippet!

Morbid Angel will be joined by Satyricon Suffocation and Premonitions of War on their next US jaunt:

04/15/04 Baltimore, MD Thunderdome
04/16/04 Cohoss, NY Saratoga Winners
04/17/04 Worcester, MA The Palladium
04/18/04 New York, NY B.B. Kings
04/20/04 Philadelphia, PA The Trocedero
04/21/04 Cleveland, OH The Odeon
04/22/04 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
04/23/04 Chicago Heights, IL Oasis 160
04/24/04 Minneapolis, MN Quest Club
05/02/04 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
05/03/04 Anaheim, CA House of Blues

King Diamond, after recently completing a full US tour with Entombed, is mulling over the idea of releasing a full live CD from several shows that were recorded during the aforementioned outing. The band is currently in Sweden at guitarist Andy LaRocque's studio outside Gothenburg listening to the tracks and deciding what to use toward this possible live CD. Drummer Matt Thompson had this to say: "They sound great and a live album should be finished next year. We will tour Europe in 2004 if all goes as planned."

The Who will perform their rock-opera Tommy for a week at London’s Royal Albert Hall, from March 29th through April 2nd. Proceeds from this benefit performance will go to the Teenage Cancer Trust, a fund that The Who has been supporting for a long time. Vocalist Roger Daltrey has made the following statement, in response to his claim that cancer-stricken teens are discriminated against by Britain’s state National health Service (NHS): "It is my mission, through these shows, to end this prejudice. Without teenagers, there would be no pop industry and it is about time they are recognized by the NHS as the distinct group of people that they are."

Pro-Pain are slated to release their eighth studio album, Fistful of Hate, in the US through Candlelight Records. Bassist Gary Meskil states: "Fistful of Hate is without question our strongest production and contains some of our best work. It's nice to know that we still have the same drive and passion about our music 12-years post inception and we hope that our fans share in our enthusiasm."

Dave Grohl’s Probot will be featured this Saturday on MTV2’s Headbangers Ball.

Ted Nugent: musician, New Yorks Times best-selling author, show host on VH1 and Outdoor Channel, third-term on the Board of Directors of the NRA… Now Uncle Ted has one more for his resume: “Bowhunting Editor” for Texas Fish & Game Magazine.

Fantômas -- featuring in its ranks vocalist Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle) and drummer Dave Lombardo (Slayer, Grip, Inc.) – have released their latest effort, Delirium Cordia. In support of this release, Fantômas’ touring plans include a US tour starting March 25th in Southern California and ending in LA on April 22nd, then starting May 5th, the band will begin a 4-week European jaunt until they have to hand Dave back to Slayer.

Cannibal Corpse guitarist Jack Owen has teamed up with ex-Epitaph/Resurrection drummer Kevin Astl in a brand new band called Adrift. The quintet, who play "emotive, agro hard rock," are rounded out by Mark Elm on vocals, Analia Pizzaro on guitar, and Michael Campuano on bass guitar. The band's web site http://www.adrift.cc/ should be up and running shortly so be sure to check in soon for more details and updates.

King’s X have announced a tour to commence in May, although no dates or support acts have been announced as of yet. Stay tuned for more info…

Gwar have also announced a Spring tour, to begin in late April, although they have no announced tour dates or supports acts at this time.


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