Monday, August 18, 2008 @ 10:25 PM
Bits and Pieces Chopped from the News
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Steven Adler, who was Guns N' Roses' drummer for five years before being fired in 1990, pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning (August 20) to drug charges. He was ordered by a judge to remain in drug rehabilitation at the Pasadena Recovery Center in Pasadena, California, for at least the next month.
Hertz Polska team up with Polish death metal legends Vader for production and promotion a new energy dring called. Vader's anniversary gig at Stodola Club in Warsaw on August 30 will be the first opportunity to to enjoy the unique taste of this new drink. Hertz Polska Company is going to extend cooperation with Vader to promote this energy drink on Polish market. More details will follow soon.
According to the Associated Press, the state of Rhode Island and the town of West Warwick have each agreed to pay $10 million to those left behind after a nightclub fire that killed 100 people.
Survivors and victims' relatives have now been offered a total of nearly $175 million from the governments and a variety of companies sued over the fire. None of the money has been distributed yet.
Metallica have posted a "little taste of death" at their official website - the short excerpt of a Death Magnetic track can be heard here (Windows Media Player/Real Player). Metallica recently finished mixing and mastering Death Magnetic which hits the streets worldwide on Friday, September 12.
Hirax have been confirmed to play the Clash Of The Headbanger's Metaleros in Hollywood, CA on August 23rd at Safari Sams (5214 W. Sunset Blvd). The line up now includes: Hirax, Raven, Merciless Death, Hatchet, Crom and Vindicator. For more information and updates, visit wwwblackdevilrecords.com.
Rob Zombie has issued the following update: "Hey everyone, TotalSkull.com is having a massive summer Sale for two weeks only (from August 14th – 28th). Many items are marked down 50% including: thermals, T-shirts and hoodies!!! So get your Skull while supplies last!" Check out the sale here.
The new version of AC/DC's No Bull (Live at Plaza de Toros, Madrid, July 10, 1996) will be released on September 9th. It will be available both in DVD and Blu-ray format and contains the following features:
- Remixed and remastered sound (Stereo and 5.1 surround) and new transfer in HD.
- 'Shoot To Thrill', 'Hail Caesar', 'Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution' and 'You Shook Me All Night Long' with the Angus Young angle of view.
- Bonus: 'Cover You In Oil' recorded in Gothenburg, Sweden, and 'Down Payment Blues' in Daytona, USA
- 12 pages booklet