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311 Preview
Audio Aggression reports: 311 have streamed their entire upcoming new album, 'Don't Tread On Me', on their Myspace music page. The album is due out next Tuesday, August 16th via Zomba/Jive.[see full story for the link]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Billy Idol Dates
KNAC reports: The best band in the land is touring with Billy Idol. Long time band-mate Steve Stevens (guitar), Brian Tichy (drums) and Derek Sherinian (keyboards) will be embarking on 'The Devils Playground Tour 2005' with Rock Icon Billy Idol as they invade more of the U.S. before leaving for Europe. The band will be slamming out all the Idol hits from "White Wedding" to "Rebel Yell," including the smash hit from The Devil's Playground "Scream." 

08/25/05 Ottawa, ON Congress Centre 
08/26/05 Quebec City, QC L'Agora Du Vieux Port 
08/27/05 Ste. Adele, QC Bourbon Street North 
08/29/05 London, ON John Labatt Centre 
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Radiohead War Child
NME reports: RADIOHEAD, GORILLAZ and RAZORLIGHT are amongst the bands who will contribute to a new album being put together in aid of WAR CHILD.

'Help: A Day in the Life' will mark the 10th anniversary of the 'Help' album in 1995. 

The project aims to compile the best bands of this generation and give them one day to record a new piece of music, which War Child will make available on www.warchildmusic.com on September 9. A CD release will follow a few weeks later.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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QOTSA London
NME reports: QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have rearranged a gig postponed in the wake of the LONDON bombings.

The band were forced to pull a date at KOKO, as well as a large outdoor gig at Somerset House on July 7 after the attacks on the city's transport network.

Now, the KOKO show has been rearranged for August 23. Supports will be confirmed nearer the time. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Scars Of Tomorrow Release
The PRP reports: Scars Of Tomorrow have decided upon "The Horror Of Realization" as the title to their new album, which will see an October 04th release date through Victory.[see full story for more heavy rock news]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Ozzfest Delay
siN's metal news reports: The OZZFEST 2005 date set for Sunday, August 14 in Marysville, CA at the Sleep Train Amphitheater has been moved to Monday, August 15. It's stated that due to Doctors orders that OZZY OSBOURNE can't do shows back to back (day after day) due to his health.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Ride for Dime
siN's metal news reports: The first annual "Ride for Dime" bike rally will be held on Saturday, August 20 (late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's birthday) in Dallas. The event has been organized to raise money for the Dimebag Darrell Memorial Fund, which has been set up to help the victims of the Alrosa Villa shootings in Columbus, Ohio on December 8, 2004, which took the life of legendary heavy metal guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Red Chord Lose Axe
siN's metal news reports: THE RED CHORD have posted the following message on their official website:

"Kevin Rampelberg (aka Big Kev) is no longer with THE RED CHORD. Kevin and I (Guy) have been playing together in bands for the past 10 years and in THE RED CHORD for the last 6 or so. Kevin played his last show with the band at the Palladium in Worcester last week (July 26th). The split was abrupt, but amicable. For the time being, we are performing as a 4 piece with Gunface (aka Mike McKenzie) handling all the guitar duties.

On the special occasion side of things, PSYOPUS guitarist, Chris Arp, is currently out with THE RED CHORD learning our songs in order to start filling in over the next few days. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Soulfly Throwdown
siN's metal news reports: THROWDOWN will be heading out on the road this October as direct support for SOULFLY. Dates, venues, and routing is still to be announced. Preceding this tour, you can catch THROWDOWN headlining the "To Die For" tour featuring REMEMBERING NEVER, THE AGONY SCENE and SINAI BEACH.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Black Label Society Dates
siN's metal news reports: A slew of confirmed shows for the Fall BLACK LABEL SOCIETY headlining tour has been released. 

October 14 - St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Landing
October 15 - Pompano Beach, FL @ Club Cinema
October 16 - Orlando, FL @ House Of Blues
October 19 - Winston Salem, NC @ Millennium Center
October 21 - Washington, DC @ Nation
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Unearth, DEP, Zao Dates
Day in Rock reports: Unearth, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Zao and A Life Once Lost will be hitting the road together next month. Dates are trickling out, here are the latest according to siN's Metal News. 

09/16 - Erie, PA - Forward Hall
09/17 - Lexington, KY - Short Street Lounge
09/18 - Indianapolis, IN - Emerson Theatre
09/20 - Fort Collins, CO - The Aggie Theatre
[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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What Killed Rock?
CBS reports: FASHION ROCKS, an entertainment special celebrating the best in fashion and music, presented by Condé Nast Media Group, will kick off New York's Fall Fashion Week at Radio City Music Hall and will be broadcast Friday, Sept. 9, 2005 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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God Forbid Update
Century Media reports: On September 19th , 2005 Century Media Records will release God Forbid's IV: Constitution of Treason, their fourth full-length release. Produced by Jason Suecof (Trivium) and Eric Rachel (Atreyu, Dillinger Escape Plan), the album-a socially and politically charged vision of a post-apocalyptic world-further displays the incredible creativity and talent of one of the most highly respected bands in metal today. [see full story for a lot more on the new CD, new video, tracks, exclusive UK show and more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Boys Night Out Break Label Record
press release reports: Boys Night Out breaks Ferret Music's Sales Records As They Debut In The Billboard Top 200 Chart!

Currently on The Vans Warped Tour Headlining the Smart Punk Stage - the band celebrates the release of their new album TRAINWRECK (July 26) as well as their Billboard Chart debut!

Boys Night Out's Trainwreck sold an impressive 5919 for its first week. The band achieved the following chart positions:
Alternative New Artist: #2
Top 200 rank: #194
Heat Seeker rank: #9
Independent Music: #20
Hard Music: #27
Alternative Music: #44 [see full story for a video from the band]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Double Garcia
Special Ops reports: Rhino Entertainment is paying homage to Jerry Garcia throughout the month of August. Rhino Home Video will release the Jerry Garcia Band's first ever DVD, Live at Shoreline, August 9th to mark the 10-year anniversary of Garcia's passing in 1995. Later that month, on August 23, Rhino Records unveils Legion of Mary's first official CD, The Jerry Garcia Collection, Vol. 1: Legion of Mary.[ Now you know what to get DeadSun for his birthday! see full story for details on these releases]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Wanna Own Dylan History? Got Some Extra Cash? 
Christies reports: Christie's is pleased to announce the sale of an exciting piece of Bob Dylan memorabilia in our forthcoming auction of Pop Memorabilia to be held in New York on November 21, 2005. 

Entitled Poems Without Titles, this rare collection of early poems was written by Dylan whilst at the University of Minnesota, circa late 1959/early 1960. The collection consists of sixteen pages of handwritten poems, the majority signed Dylan or Dylanism.

This collection will be on view to the public during our Appraisal Days, listed below. 

August 20 Seattle, Experience Music Project 
August 22 San Francisco 
August 25 Los Angeles 
September 7 Chicago 
September 9 Boston 

Members of the public are invited to bring along any item relating to artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and The Doors. Our auctions typically include lyrics, autographed records and photographs, original concert posters, stage costumes and instruments.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Album of the Year?
Big Hassle reports: Have you heard THE SPILL CANVAS yet? Their new album ONE FELL SWOOP is amazing - emotional, intense, introspective and heartfelt. The Spill Canvas is led by Nick Thomas, a talented singer & songwriter from South Dakota who has been performing and recording since he was 15. Ed Rose (Motion City Soundtrack, Get Up Kids) produced the album, which Absolute Punk has already declared "The album of the year. Period."

The band is also about to kick off the One Eleven Records tour with Mashin and This Day and Age. [see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Big Noise
conqueroo reports: HighTone Records of Oakland, California, is now in the process of putting Springfield music back on the national map, having released four Whitney-produced CDs The Morells' Think About It, The Bel Airs' Got Love, The Domino Kings' Some Kind of Sign, and Brian Capps' Walk Through Walls and sponsoring a cross-country tour featuring all four acts. Billed as "Big Noise from Springfield," the tour kicks off this Friday, August 12, 2005, with a live two-and-a-half-hour broadcast over XM Radio Channel 12, X Country. The program, the first live XM concert broadcast of its type, will be repeated in its entirety several times; portions of it will then be aired on several different XM Satellite Radio channels. [see full story for more] - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Augustana Release
Epic reports: Epic Records announces the release of Augustana's debut album, ALL THE STARS AND BOULEVARDS,on September 6th. Praised by the San Francisco Examiner for its "lush indie-swoon" and "emotionally charged musings," the album's first single "Stars and Boulevards" was the #6 most requested song in its first week at LA's world famous KROQ-FM, where it was added early into rotation. 

The band recently wrapped up a successful inaugural tour across the US and Canada with Stereophonics followed by an opening slot with Embrace. Next, they will head out with Seattle's Acceptance in mid-August through October. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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