Monday, May 26, 2008 @ 8:50 PM
Bits and Pieces Chopped from the News
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Danzig will once again headline this year's Blackest Of The Black tour, which will commence in October and include dates in both the US and Canada. Dimmu Borgir, Moonspell, Winds of Plague and Skeletonwitch are also on the bill. More information will be released soon.
Tygers Of Pan Tang have issued the following update:
"The brand new album Animal Instinct is in the shops and available online NOW. If you have not got a copy check out the website www.tygersofpantang.com for more information. The pre-orders have completely sold out and have been removed from the site, watch out for the draw each month to claim your prizes.
I have release dates for Europe now as 9th June (Italy, Germany, Scandinavia) and the Japan release will be through our new partner Marquee/Avalon in mid-July.
This is a real milestone in the resurgence of the band and as always we would like to thank you all for your continued support."
Brewer Anheuser-Busch Inc. and a Rhode Island beer distributor have agreed to pay $21 million to settle lawsuits brought by survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire and relatives of the 100 people killed, according to court papers filed Friday. The February 2003 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick began when pyrotechnics used by Great White ignited flammable soundproofing foam on the club's walls and ceiling. More than 200 people were injured.
The reunited original line-up of Biohazard have confirmed an exclusive New York State live date on June 20th at L'Amour in Staten Island. The band featuring bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld, guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei, drummer Danny Schuler and guitarist Bobby Hambel haven't performed together publicly since 1995.
Iron Maiden's new collection, Somewhere Back In Time – The Best Of: 1980-1989, has achieved the following first-week chart positions around the world: Sweden: #2, Norway: #7, UK: #14, Finland: #34, USA: #59, Germany: #85.
Slayer, Trivium, Mastodon and another opening act will team up for The Unholy Alliance: Chapter III European tour this fall. The following dates have been revealed:
Tommy Lee is about to get even more animated. The Motely Crue drummer is set to lend his voice to The Life and Times of Jimmy Jaxx, an animated half-hour loosely based on his own life. Smart Entertainment (Blades of Glory) is behind the project, currently in the early stages of development at Fox.