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Death Cab for Yahoo
Yahoo reports: On Tuesday June 6th, indie-pop stars Death Cab For Cutie will debut the new video for their latest single "I Will Follow You Into The Dark" exclusively on Yahoo! Music. In true Death Cab fashion the video features unique artistic qualities that provide a simple but intriguing indie-video. "I Will Follow You Into The Dark" is the latest single from the band's 2005 critically acclaimed album Plans, which has sold over 500,000 copies since its release. In October 2005, Death Cab was chosen as Yahoo! Music's "The New Now," a segment within the "Who's Next?" program, and have since been a smash hit. Death Cab will embark on a short European tour in June and can also be seen this summer at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and Lollapalooza. Be sure to check out Death Cab For Cutie as well as the rest of the week's video premieres at the full story link.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Talking Rock Honors
PR reports: TalkingMetal.com teamed up with VH1's VSPOT at Rock Honors for pre-show interviews with the artists that paid tribute to Judas Priest, Queen, and Def Leppard. Host John Ostronomy conducted interviews with the members of Godsmack, Foo Fighters, and All-American Rejects. Check out the Rock Honors area of VH1's VSPOT at this location (http://www.vspot.vh1.com) to see the interviews, which are posted in both the "Black Carpet Interviews at Rock Honors 2006" and "Talking Metal at Rock Honors 2006" sections. Audio interviews with Judas Priest, Def Leppard, Rob Zombie, John 5, Scott Ian, Gilby Clarke, and more will also be posted throughout the next week at the full story link in three separate"Talking Metal" podcasts hosted by Ostronomy and Mark Strigl.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Halford Inc
PR reports: Heavy Metal superstar Rob Halford - The Metal God - has purchased his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed Halford catalog from Sanctuary Records U.K. The three albums under the band name: Halford include 'Resurrection' (2000), the two-CD concert recording 'Live Insurrection' (2001) and 'Crucible' (2002).

The Halford titles were acquired January 2006, and they will be the first music releases to possess The Metal God's new corporate imprint: 'Metal God Entertainment' (MGE) an entity which will act as exclusive production company and label for Rob's future solo music and film releases. Under new licenses, much of Rob's existing and new titles will release through global-label partners whom have worked previously with The Metal God. Additional details available late-summer 2006. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Vincent McAllister RIP
PR reports: Vincent McAllister, the guitarist and a founding member of seminal metal band PENTAGRAM, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 51. McAllister played guitar in the classic 70's PENTAGRAM line-up that also included vocalist Bobby Liebling, bassist Greg Mayne and drummer Geof O'Keefe. His recorded works can be heard throughout the various PENTAGRAM collections.

McAllister was highly respected as a guitarist and person amongst his peers. McAllister had spent the past few years working on material in his home studio and planning to return to playing again with former PENTAGRAM members O'Keefe and Mayne. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Corinne Bailey Rae USA
Capitol reports: When singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae's self-titled debut album entered the U.K. album chart at #1 in March, she made chart history as the first female British artist to do so with a debut album of original songs. Corinne Bailey Rae is currently certified double Platinum there, and Gold in numerous other countries, with worldwide sales already well over one million. Now Bailey Rae is poised to take North America, launching the album with performances on "Good Morning America" (June 19th) and "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (June 27th) as well as a series of sold-out shows in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. While in the States, Bailey Rae will also tape appearances on PBS' "The Tavis Smiley Show" and A&E's "Breakfast with the Arts." Dates are being finalized for a full North American summer tour.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rush Replay X 3 Box Set
PR reports: Rush is planning DVD Box Set release on June 13th. Rush built its phenomenally loyal following on its legendary performances. Even after more than 30 years on stage, Rush live on homevideo remains a hit. The DVD companion to the band's most recent album, 2003's Rush In Rio, is five times platinum. 2005's R30, a DVD-only live-and-more package, is triple platinum. Now the band's first three concert homevideos, each of which is out of print in the U.S. in any format, will be issued for the first time together and on DVD. The four-disc box set Rush Replay x 3 (Mercury/UMe), released June 13, 2006, combines the three DVDs--ExitůStage Left, Grace Under Pressure and A Show Of Hands--with a never-before-released CD soundtrack version of Grace Under Pressure. Each DVD features new 5.1 surround sound and stereo mixes created by guitarist Alex Lifeson from the original concert multi-tracks as well as digitally transferred and remastered visuals. The package also includes reprints of the original tour booklets for the three concerts. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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AOL Boss
AOL reports: In an unprecedented move for Bruce Springsteen and AOL Music, the online music destination will offer an exclusive video performance from every single stop on Springsteen's just-launched North American tour with the Seeger Sessions Band. The morning after each concert, one hand-picked song from the show will be presented on AOL Music along with photos, set lists, recaps and more, enhanced by the "voice of the fans," Backstreets.com.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Young Bastards Party
MSO reports: To mark the arrival of BASTARDS OF YOUNG--the first-ever DVD documentary and concert film chronicling the rise of the modern punk, emo and hardcore music scene--producer Michelle Caputo and director Shannon Hartman have organized a special in-store autograph signing with BASTARDS OF YOUNG featured artists and indie heroes MIDTOWN, THURSDAY and FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES. The in-store event will take place at Vintage Vinyl in Ford, NJ (51 Lafayette Road) on Tuesday, June 6 at 5:00 PM, the day of the DVD's release via Image Entertainment.

At the event, THURSDAY, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES and MIDTOWN will meet fans and sign autographs. In addition, clips from the BASTARDS OF YOUNG DVD will be shown[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Forward, Russia Muted
PR reports: Based in Leeds, England, Forward, Russia! is Tom (voice, synth), Rob (bass), Katie (drums), and Whiskas' (guitar, shouts) . Mute North America will release the band's debut album Give Me a Wall September 2006!

Theirs is a classic DIY punk rock story; releasing records on their self-started, self-run label Dance to the Radio, and naming their songs by number instead of giving them titles, the foursome burst onto the UK music scene with their first single "Nine", followed by "Thirteen"/"Fourteen" in late 2005. The band launched 2006 with a bang, with the release of "Twelve", a top-40 hit in January, followed in early May by a re-recorded version of "Nine," which also went top-40 in the UK. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Gnarls Crazy Deletion
PR reports: Gnarls Barkley's phenomenal hit 'Crazy' will be deleted this week, ending a phenomenal run of nine consecutive weeks at the top of the UK charts. The decision to delete 'Crazy' was made to ensure that the focus of the Gnarls Barkley campaign now falls on the second single, 'Smiley Faces', scheduled for a July 17th release.

On the subject of deleting the single, Gnarls Barkley himself was heard to say "I consider myself a realist. I suppose that goes for most of us. But I have found a way to at once hold them, fold them, walk away and run. This was not a painless decision. But pain is nothing but a bi-product of beauty. Potentially toxic, to be sure, but that's all it is."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Fogerty DVD
PR reports: Fantasy Records is releasing John Fogerty's Live Concert DVD" The Long Road Home: The Concert" DVD will be released on June 13th, 2006. Recorded live in concert in September 2005 at the famed Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, the new John Fogerty concert DVD "THE LONG ROAD HOME: THE CONCERT" is the perfect companion to the 2005 certified gold album, "The Long Road Home: The Ultimate John Fogerty-Creedence Collection". Directed by Martyn Atkins ('Cream-Live at the Royal Albert Hall'), recorded in high definition video and mixed in 5.1 Dolby Digital sound, this 105-minute widescreen digipack DVD features 26 electrifying versions of John Fogerty and his Creedence classics. The package also features a bonus exclusive video of "Déjà Vu All Over Again". John Fogerty is one of America's most celebrated, influential and treasured singer/songwriters. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer has established one of the most important catalogs of songs in rock history. Most of them are represented in this spectacular performance captured at the Wiltern including, "Born On The Bayou", "Who'll Stop The Rain", "Bad Moon Rising", "Have You Ever Seen The Rain", "Travelin' Band", "Déjà Vu All Over Again," "Fortunate Son", "Green River", "Almost Saturday Night", "Rockin All Over The World", "Centerfield" and "Proud Mary" just to name a few. Fogerty proves once again that he remains one of rock's most dynamic and explosive performers. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Stones DVD
PR reports: MVD and Sexy Intellectual are pleased to announce the home viewing release of Rolling Stones: Under Review for U.S. distribution on DVD August 8, 2006. This 90-minute film reviews the music and career of one of rock music's true giants during their formative years. The documentary includes rare musical performances never before available on DVD, and obscure footage such as rare interviews and private photographs of and with band members. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Lamb of God Parties
PR reports: Lamb of God and Revolver Magazine are excited to announce a series of special backstage fan-only listening events of LOG's highly anticipated album SACRAMENT out August 22nd on Epic. When this summer's Unholy Alliance Tour with Slayer kicks off on June 15th at The Tweeter Center in Camden, NJ, a limited number of fans wearing a Lamb of God t-shirt and carrying the official Revolver tour program will be picked out of line and taken back stage to meet the band and listen to new tracks from Sacrament. [see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Cpehalic Carnage Tour
PR reports: CPEHALIC CARNAGE will team up with DARKEST HOUR and DEAD TO FALL for an extensive European tour that also includes a number of festival appearances.

The tour will kick off on June 8 in Karlsruhe, Germany and is scheduled to conclude on July 2 in Tilburg, Netherlands. During the course of the tour, CEPHALIC CARNAGE will be making appearances at such high-profile festivals such as the HellFest Open Air, Pressure Fest, Munster Vainstream Rock Festival, Power Fest, Transmitter Fest, Summer Blast Fest and more.[see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Digital Blondes
PR reports: The Long Blondes "Weekend Without Make Up" U.S. Digital Single Online June 20, 2006. Rough Trade America is releasing a digital-only Long Blondes single, "Weekend Without Makeup" on June 20th, one day after the single hits the streets in the UK. The US digital version will include all four tracks from the maxi-single, sparing eager Americans the wait and cost of imports.

U.S. Digital Single Tracklisting:
1. Weekend Without Makeup 
2. Platitudes 
3. Last Night On Northgate Street 
4. Fulwood Babylon- Click Here for the Full Story 

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