Ian Gillan To Work With Tony Iommi Again- Guns N' Roses Add Date- All Shall Perish Stream New CD- Alice Cooper Limited Edition- Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday Bash- more

08/01/2011
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Gotta a short digest for you today: According to Guns N' Roses fan-site Heretodaygonetohell.com, the band will play a show in Monterrey, Mexico on October 23rd at Arena Monterrey. This is the second Mexican show that has been announced on the 2011 Latin American tour. more

(BW&BK) Ian Gillan to work with Tony Iommi early next year - "I've got some free dates next April and we are planning to get together for a week and see what happens" more

All Shall Perish are currently streaming their new album, This is Where it Ends, in its entirety here

(LG) Trapped Under Ice will embark upon a record release tour this fall in support of their forthcoming Good Fight Music debut. Support will be provided by Hundredth, Betrayal, Backtrack, and Take Offense. more

(LG) Exhumed will tour North America this fall with Goatwhore and Cephalic Carnage. more

(BW&BK Night Of The Vinyl Dead will release Alice Cooper's album Dragontown on Vinyl. The album was originally released in 2001 via Spitfire Records. The release is limited to 500 hand numbered copies and will include heavy vinyl, insert and four colored pin-ups. more

(CR) Riverdogs are to release a new album in September. Called World Gone Mad, it features recordings made over a period of years. more

(LG) The Great Commission will headline a late-summer tour with support from To Speak Of Wolves, As Hell Retreats, and Creations. more

(CR) Wrathchild are to release a new album next month. The veteran glamsters put out Stakkattakktwo through Perris on August 23. more

September 5th, 2011 would have been Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday and to mark the occasion, family, friends, guests and celebrities from the world over will come together for a suitably lavish night at the Savoy, London, to celebrate this landmark date and to raise funds for the Mercury Phoenix Trust , the charity established in Freddie's name by fellow band members Brian May and Roger Taylor together with manager Jim Beach, to fight HIV AIDS worldwide. May and Taylor are among the hosts of the night which will be an evening of comedy and rock and roll. more

(MU) Crown The Lost has announced that lead guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonaddio has left the band to pursue other interests. more

On this day in 1971, the Concert For Bangladesh, organized by George Harrison to aid victims of famine and war in Bangladesh, took place at New York's Madison Square Garden. The event featured Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar and members from Badfinger.

On this day in 1980, Def Leppard made their live debut in the U.S. when they opened for AC/DC in New York City. It was also Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott's 21st birthday.

On this day in 1987, MTV Europe was launched. The first video aired was "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits.

On this day in 1990, UB40 were deported from the Seychelles after police discovered marijuana in their hotel rooms. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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