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Pure Rock Newswire

By Sefany Jones, Contributing Editor
Thursday, July 22, 2004 @ 11:20 AM


News tidbits, rumors and gossi

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From Ozzfest.com: Judas Priest have set a December 28th release date through Epic Records for their first studio album with singer Rob Halford since 1990's Painkiller. "The band and I had meetings with our new label Epic (Sony) when we were in New York," Priest Management Coordinator Jayne Andrews writes on the group's web site. "Their support and enthusiasm was great — we really look forward to working with them all. A world tour will be following starting early in 2005." As previously reported, Judas Priest filmed their show in Barcelona, Spain last month for an upcoming live DVD, tentatively due in 2005. No further information is currently available.

Jello Biafra and his label Alternative Tentacles have dropped their lawsuit again his former Dead Kennedys bandmates, citing frustration with the US legal system. "[We] have thrown up our hands at getting any justice from the three ex-Dead Kennedys' greed-motivated lawsuits, and the shocking denial of our appeal. The court refused to hear any evidence of the many shady things they have done since the trial." For the full story check out Billboard.com.

The Resident Evil: Apocalypse soundtrack will be released through Roadrunner Records on August 31st, 2004. Here is the tracklisting:

1. Slipknot – Vermilion
2. The Used - Just A Little
3. The Cure - alt.end
4. A Perfect Circle - The Outsider (Renholder Mix)*
5. Lacuna Coil - Swamped
6. Killswitch Engage - The End Of Heartache
7. Rammstein - Mein Teil*
8. DevilDriver - Digging Up The Corpses*
9. Cradle Of Filth - Nymphetamine*
10. CKY - Escape From Hellview
11. Deftones - The Chauffeur
12. H.I.M. - Join Me In Death THIS TRACK IS TBC!
13. Demon Hunter - My Heartstrings Come Undone
14. Thrice - Under A Killing Moon
15. 36 Crazyfists - Bloodwork
16. Cold - End Of The World (acoustic)*
17. Rob Zombie - Girl On Fire (Resident Renholder Mix)*
18. Massive Attack - Future Proof

*Indicates that the track is unreleased.

Kittie’s forthcoming CD, Until the End, is slated to hit stores on July 27th. They have added more gigs to their current tour itinerary as follows:

08/18/04 Denver, CO Ogden Theater
08/19/04 Salt Lake City, UT The Ritz Club
08/20/04 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
08/21/04 Chico, CA Senator Theatre
08/22/04 Orangevale, CA The Boardwalk
08/24/04 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
08/25/04 San Francisco, CA The Pound
08/29/04 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Virginia

For all Kittie tour dates, click here.

This year’s Locobazooka tour, which takes place at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport in Fitchburg, MA on September 25th & 26th, has announced the following artists on their roster: Breaking Benjamin, Clutch, Crossfade, Dropbox, Earshot, Helmet, Josh Todd, Kittie, Monster Magnet, Saliva, Shinedown, Tantric, Tesla and UPO. For more info, check out Locobazooka.com.

Testament, Overkill, Death Angel and Flotsam and Jetsam will join together in Japan for the “Thrash Domination” tour. Confirmed gigs include:

09/24/04 Osaka, Japan Namba Hatch
09/25/04 Tokyo, Japan Club Citta
09/26/04 Tokyo, Japan Club Citta

Lacuna Coil’s third album, Comalies, has surpassed the Soundscan 100,000 mark in the US, making them the #1 top-selling Italian rock artists of all time.

Megadeth’s highly-anticipated album, The System Has Failed, is set for release on September 14th through Sanctuary Records. Their first single, “Die Dead Enough,” is slated to hit airwaves around July 19th. The album was recorded by Dave Mustaine, guitarist Chris Poland, bassist Jimmy Sloas and drummer Vinnie Colaiuta.

Ozzfest.com has posted photos from the opening night in Hartford, CT. The pics are of Judas Priest, Slayer and Superjoint Ritual. Looks like Phil Anselmo’s hair is revisiting the Cowboys From Hell days…

Slayer and Killswitch Engage will team up on this winter’s Jagermeister Tour, which kicks off October 27th.

Crowbar recently performed a gig in their hometown of New Orleans. Surprisingly, neither Rex Brown (Down) nor Craig Nunenmacher (Black Label Society) were part of the lineup, although they both appear on Crowbar’s forthcoming album, Life’s Blood For the Downtrodden. Instead, bassist Patrick Bruders (Goatwhore) and drummer Tommy Buckley (Soilent Green) performed, along with guitarist Steve Gibb (ex-BLS) and vocalist/guitarist Kirk Windstein (Down).

Alright, instead of rehashing the event, just go over to Metal Sludge for the story on the brawl between Glenn Danzig and North Side Kings vocalist Danny Marianinho.

Soulbender, which features guitarist Michael Wilton (Queensryche), have released their debut self-titled album and are beginning to line up tour dates. The first one is with the Devin Townsend Band:

08/14/04 Vancouver, CAN Showroom

Ozzfest will be detailing each show’s set times, so you can be sure not to miss your favorite band. Check out Ozzfest.com for that information.

Scum of the Earth, which features Riggs (Rob Zombie) and Mike Tempesta (Powerman 5000) will release their debut album, entitled Blah, Blah, Blah… Love Songs For the New Millennium, sometime in August/September through Eclipse Records.

Kittie, whose CD Until the End hits stores on July 27th, has announced more tour dates with Candiria, 36 Crazyfists and Twelve Tribes:

07/21/04 Houston, TX The Engine Room
07/23/04 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
07/25/04 Orlando, FL House of Blues
07/27/04 Tampa, FL The Masquerade
07/28/04 Jacksonville Beach, FL Freebird Cafe
07/31/04 Washington D/C/ 9:30 Club
08/01/04 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
08/03/04 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
08/05/04 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
08/07/04 Hartford, CT Webster Theatre
08/08/04 Buffalo, NY The Continental
08/14/04 Detroit, MI Harpo's

Killswitch Engage, From Autumn To Ashes, Eighteen Visions and 36 Crazyfists will begin announcing tour dates. At this time, one date has been secured:

08/19/04 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock Café

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This Saturday, June 26th at 10:00PM E/PDT, Casey Chaos and Matt Montgomery of Amen will make their first-ever appearance on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball, which is being hosted by Damageplan. The Ball will air "California's Bleeding," the first promo video from Amen's new album, Death Before Musick.

Unearth will also make an appearance on Headbangers Ball this weekend to debut their new video, “The Great Dividers.” You can also snag some autographs from the band at Magnolia Thunderpussy in Columbus, OH on July 19th for a pre-Ozzfest bash with Every Time I Die.

Drowning Pool, Flaw and Dropbox have the following gigs lines up together:

06/28/04 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
06/30/04 Springfield, MO Remington Nite Club
07/02/04 Oklahoma City, OK Bricktown Brewery
07/03/04 Boerne, TX Javelina Harley Davidson
07/05/04 Baton Rouge, LA Varsity Theatre
07/06/04 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
07/07/04 Tallahassee, FL Floyd’s Music Store
07/08/04 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
07/09/04 Tampa, FL Masquerade
07/10/04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
07/12/04 N. Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
07/13/04 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
07/14/04 Knoxville, TN Blue Cat

In honor of Cattle Decapitation’s latest CD, Humanure, they will be offering a few fun shindigs:

07/13/04 El Cajon, CA Blue Meanie Records – Free BBQ
07/16/04 San Diego, CA Soma – CD release party
07/17/04 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction – CD release party

Just to name a few bands at this year’s Hellfest, happening July 23rd – 25th at the RexPlex in Elizabeth, NJ: Fear Factory, Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall, Sworn Enemy, Unearth, Sick Of It All, Mastodon, Agnostic Front, Dillinger Escape Plan, Misery Index, All That Remains and As I Lay Dying. For all the info, be sure to check out Hellfest.com.

Ozzfest.com has made an announcement to fans in Colorado: “Something is brewing in Denver and it isn’t beer. Metalheads in Colorado beware; someone is selling counterfeit Ozzfest passes! First off, Ozzfest DOES NOT SELL passes so if you are approached, please don’t be conned! These will not be honored at any Ozzfest locations. Tickets are available for purchase on Ozzfest.com and at Ticketmaster outlets. Please save yourself some cash and buy tickets from these locations, not on the street! There are still tickets available for several venues so get them now!”

This year’s Lollapalooza has been officially cancelled due to poor tickets sales. After coming out of its hiatus last year, many shows were cancelled then, allegedly due to poor sales also. Founder Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction) says, "My heart aches along with the bands, and all of our employees, whose hard work developed one of the most exciting and important tours that this nation was to see. My heart is broken."

Superjoint Ritual is starting to line up Ozzfest off-dates, which are as follows:

07/08/04 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theater (w/ Stuckshot)
07/15/04 Watertown, NY Club 342 (w/ DevilDriver, Lacuna Coil)
07/17/04 Glen Falls, NY Glen Fall Civic Center (Aggressive Music Festival)
07/28/04 Saint Helens, OR Columbia Meadows
08/22/04 Flint, MI Machine Shop (w/ DevilDriver, Lacuna Coil)
08/29/04 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amph.
09/01/04 Charleston, SC The Plex


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