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Emo Space
punkbands reports: Remaining true to their hardcore roots, Chicago based Victory Records (who once had a stable of bands including Warzone, Strife, and Skarhead) has now launched www.victorme.com, a website shockingly similar to myspace. You can look for 13 year old girls or 99 year old boys. Guess what? Odds are they like the same music as you. What are the chances? OMG! - Click Here for the Full Story 


Moonspell Tour
SMN reports: More dates have been released for the upcoming North American tour featuring MOONSPELL, KATATONIA, and DAYLIGHT DIES:

October 20 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
October 22 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club 
October 23 - Montreal, QC @ Le Medley
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Ride Paris Hilton?
SMN reports: PARIS HILTON's new video for her lead single 'Stars Are Blind' has made it online just in time for the World Cup and the weekend. 

For those of you sitting and waiting around for Germany vs. Costa Rica, you can sing along at home:

I don't mind spending some time
Just hanging here with you 
Cuz I don't find too many guys
That treat me like you do
Those other guys all wanna take me for a ride
But when I walk their talk is suicide
[see full story for the full deep thinking lyrics and a link to the video complete with autotuned vocals. Yes, record companies will give anyone a deal... just ask Kelly Osbourne and William Hung.]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rancid NYC
SMN reports: RANCID have lined up four New York City shows at the B.B. King Blues Club for the month of August:

August 24th with H20
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Euro Crowpath
PR reports: Swedish band Crowpath have announced European dates following their latest album Son of sulphur, (a concept album about an arsonist)

They will be setting Europe alight
15/06 Selestat, France @ Zone 51 (w/Hatebreed)[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Hate Eternal DVD
PR reports: US Death Metal giants Hate Eternal headlined The Garage in London on June 4 and recorded a special set that was filmed for a live DVD release, as yet untitled, and due out October this year.

The DVD will include:
The full London set (Sunday 4th June)
An in depth interview with the band filmed immediately post-gig
Documentary on the making of 'I, Monarch'
On tour footage
All of the band's promo videos including 'Powers That Be' and 'I, Monarch'

Hate Eternal continue their tour in Europe until June 10. The band recently completed a US trek in support of Chimaira and Arch Enemy. The band¹s current album, 'I, Monarch' was the last to feature departed drummer Derek Roddy, who was replaced by Reno Kiilerich for the European tour. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Simple Show
Noble PR reports: Legendary Scots rockers Simple Minds are set to perform a rare outdoor concert in Edinburgh on Monday August 28 at this year's ‘T on the Fringe' festival. Set at the foot of the stunning Edinburgh Castle in Princess Street Gardens, the concert marks the return of one of Scotland's biggest music exports. Tickets go on sale Friday June 9th at 9am.

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Celluloid vaudeville
PR reports: Amanda Palmer, of the critically acclaimed sensation The Dresden Dolls, will be hitting the road this summer in support of the band's sophomore album, Yes Virginia, with a typically ambitious experiment: Celluloid vaudeville!

A program consisting of short films selected from submissions by the Dolls feverishly creative fan base will be peppered with thought provoking vaudeville antics in cities across America. Amanda Palmer herself will cap off the night in typical piano-destroying fashion, singing songs culled from popular and not-so-popular film soundtracks (expect John Hughes, Pink Floyd AND Disney Classics. Deep Throat? Oklahoma? She's still working on it). [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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With Nights Like These Who Needs Sworn Enemy?
PR reports: To celebrate the release of "The Faithless", on June 13th, Memphis, Tennessee's Nights Like These join Sworn Enemy, On Broken Wings and Black My Heart on "The Beginning of the End" Tour. With five weeks of shows beginning June 17th and running through July 22, the band will celebrate their debut release in the best way possible, delivering scorching performances on stages across the country.

The sonic blast Nights Like These delivers is a fusion of the full spectrum of metal, from the complex interplay of Between the Buried and Me to the primal riff assault of Darkest Hour to the unpredictability of The Red Chord. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Mtv2 Silenced
PR reports: Jonny Santos of Silent Civilian, ex-Spineshank will be hosting Mtv2's Headbanger's Ball show airing Saturday, June 10th at 10:00 pm EST -with special guests Eighteen Visions. Check out Silent Civilian's new video "Rebirth of the Temple" on the show. Silent Civilian is the revival of scorching metal guitars; and they will be touring the US in support of their new album on Media Skare. Jonny Santos is stoked about how thins are going thus far, here's what he has to say: "Being part of the tour with Ill Nino, God Forbid and Bleed the Sky has been an amazing experience! The fans have been wonderful and the shows have been violent! Our new record is doing great and we couldn't be happier! Also, looking forward to sharing the stage with long time friends Drowning Pool, when we tour with them this June and July."[see full story for dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Cult of Slayer
PR reports: There certainly was a shift in the universe this past Tuesday - the day of 6.6.06 - as commercial radio stations started spinning SLAYER's brand new song, "Cult." Hold on...SLAYER on COMMERCIAL radio? This must be End of Times, indeed.

Some three dozen commercial radio stations across the country started playing "Cult" on Tuesday, including WRIF/Detroit, KISW/Seattle, KXXR/Minneapolis, KEYJ/Abilene and KUPD/Phoenix. As far as we know, none of the stations were struck by lightening, no swarms of locust appeared, and no one showed up to work the following day with the Mark of the Beast. "Cult," which is also available for download at iTunes and will be on Slayer's brand new, as yet untitled album due out July 25[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Rock n Women: Liz Larin
antiMusic reports: Today's Rock n Woman is Liz Larin, here is Morley with why he picked her: One of my favorite records recently has been Wake Up Start Dreaming by Detroit's Liz Larin. Her music is in the realm of say, Bonnie Raitt but much….much better. In fact one of the best things about this record is that there's no filler on here at all. Liz wrote everything on the record except for a Zeppelin cover and beside vocals, she plays guitars and keyboards.

antiMUSIC: What made you cover "Going to California"?

Liz: Well, I worked it up one night before a show and found that I really identified with the lyrics, since I was out in California myself for a while. The dream of California seems to me to be so much greater than the reality…I love Detroit and am happy to be back home. 

antiMUSIC: You cleaned up at the Detroit Music Awards this year. How important is it to be recognized at home?

Liz: There is so much great music here, music for music's sake. I have a lot of respect for the musicians that I work with here and for all the ones that are known on a national level. To me, it's a great honor to be part of a music scene that has spawned everyone from Stevie Wonder to White Stripes. 

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