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ELO Reissues Continue
PR reports: Electric Light Orchestra continues their 35th Anniversary celebration with the release of On The Third Day, Face The Music, and A New World Record on September 12th.

The 30th anniversary celebration of Electric Light Orchestra's creation in 1971 - which began in 2001-2001 with the release of the three-CD Flashback box set and digitally remastered (for the first time) expanded editions of Eldorado - A Symphony (1974), Discovery (1979), Time (1981), and Secret Messages (1983) - now turns into their 35th anniversary, with long-awaited expanded editions of the first two ELO albums, NO ANSWER (1971, featuring "10538 Overture") and ELO 2 (1973, with "Roll Over Beethoven"). They are the first wave of ELO expanded editions on Epic/Legacy that will continue over the course of 2006 with subsequent releases of On The Third Day (1973), Face The Music (1975), A New World Record (1976), Out Of The Blue (1977), and Balance Of Power (1986). - sing along at the full story link. 
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Brand New Dashboard
punkbands reports: Dashboard Confessional have just released a few tour dates for this up coming fall tour with none other than Brand New!!!! here are the dates that have been announced thus far!

Oct 24 - Denver, CO @ Magness Arena
Oct 28 - Ypsilanti, MI @ EMU Convocation Center
Oct 29 - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Wachovia Arena
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Incubus Tracks
The PRP reports: Incubus have set the track listing to their new album "Light Grenades", here's how it looks:
01 - "Quicksand"
02 - "A Kiss To Send Us Off"
03 - "Dig"
04 - "Anna Molly"
05 - "Love Hurts"
06 - "Light Grenades"
07 - "Earth To Bella Part 1"
08 - "Oil And Water"
09 - "Diamonds And Coal"
10 - "Rogues"
11 - "Paper Shoes"
12 - "Pendulous Threads"
13 - "Earth To Bella Part 2"
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Manticora's Black Circus
PR reports: On September 12, Manticora will take listeners on a mystic metal ride with their fifth full-length album, The Black Circus, Part 1 - Letters. The first release of a two-album concept project, The Black Circus tells the story of the horrific perils of a traveling circus in the 19th century. Blending dramatic theatrical themes with unrelenting power metal, Manticora's latest release engages the listener in an enigmatic adventure they won't soon forget.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Dub Is A Weapon Tour
SMN reports: Brooklyn, NY's Dub Is A Weapon have lined up the following upcoming shows:

September 1 - Newmarket, NH @ Stone Church 
September 5 - New York, NY @ Knitting Factory (old office)
September 12 - New York, NY @ Knitting Factory (old office)
September 15 - Greenfield, MA @ Garden of Eden Festival 
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Bang Your Head DVD
PR reports: On September 12, expect to see more action from the Bang Your Head festival. In a celebration of its 10th anniversary, exciting acts from the past festivals returned to the stage in 2005 to rock out once more. Bang Your Head!!! Festival 2005 captures this weekend that reveled in metal celebration. Including live performances by Doro, Sebastian Bach, Motorhead, Twisted Sister, and Saxon, this 2-DVD set is sure to be the ultimate head-banging experience.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Horse The Band No Longer Green
PR reports: HORSE THE BAND have posted the following update: I guess the word is out now that Eli N. Green is no longer a member of HORSE THE BAND.

Its o.k. HORSE THE BAND had already located and trained a new drummer who is soo good he learned all of our songs in two days. Yes we will be playing all our upcomming shows. Yes we are still amazing. Yes we are even better now. ...and yes I want to say somthing funny about Eli but thats just really bad form so I wont descend to that level.[see the full story link for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Eclectic Farm Aid
MTV reports: This year's Farm Aid concert just got way eclectic. In addition to previously announced sets from founders Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and board member Dave Matthews, the September 30 concert at the Tweeter Center will feature reggae legends Steel Pulse, polka star Jimmy Sturr, pedal-steel guitarist Robert Randolph and rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis [even more at the full story link]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Hope Of The States No More
Gigwise reports: Hope Of The States have announced they're to split for good following their final live performances at the weekend.

As previously reported on Gigwise the six piece revealed that their performances at the Carling Weekend would be their last fuelling rumours of the split.

In a statement the band said: "Following two astonishing performances at the weekend's Carling Reading / Leeds Festival the band have announced they are splitting and would like to thank all their fans who have supported them over last few years." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Holy Moses Reissue
PR reports: Originally released in 1987, Finished with the Dogs was the second release of four-piece German metal band Holy Moses. Brought back to the masses, this re-release includes four live bonus tracks. Don't think this CD will lack relevance after almost 20 years? The album is charged with pulsing energy that will have original fans reminiscing and challenge new fans to listen up and pay attention. This is an open invitation for anyone who hasn't heard Holy Moses to get a first taste, as well as a collector's item for the true fan. The re-release hits stores on September 26 from Locomotive Records.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Defeated Sanity Complete CD
SMN reports: German death metallers DEFEATED SANITY have completed work on their second full-length album, "Psalms of the Moribund," tentativey due this fall via Grindethic Records. The album was engineered by Jörg Uken at Soundlodge Studios (DESPONDENCY, OBSCENITY, RESECTION, GOD DETHRONED) in Rhauderfehn, Germany. The new material is said to incorporate more oppressively brutal elements with the band's technical style.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Burning Skies Desolation
PR reports: On OCTOBER 31st, 2006 Lifeforce Records America is going to release the brand new album "Desolation..." from Bristol, UK's heaviest entity BURNING SKIES. Time for us to reveal some details about this amazing piece of tough-grind-metal mastery!

Tracklist 1. Intro * 2. RKD * 3. The Sweet Sound Of Violence * 4. Bauer Power * 5. Desolation... (For The Denial Of Ignorance) * 6. Damaged * 7. Fairytale Supremacy * 8. Caught In The Circle * 9. Lurid Demolation * 10. Could You Sink Any Lower?- Click Here for the Full Story 

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The YO C
MTV reports: Chris Brown is taking his act from the big stage to the small screen. The R&B sensation, who's been touring with Ne-Yo and a rotating roster of youthful hip-hop stars, is set to join another sprightly cast this fall.

"I'm gonna be on 'The O.C.,' " a smiling Brown revealed Wednesday at the MTV Video Music Awards media forum at Radio City Music Hall…. The Virginia native is set to appear in approximately seven episodes of the fourth season of the drama[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Goons Of Doom Extend US tour
PR reports: Australia's Goons Of Doom are taking their show on the road stateside beginning tomorrow in Southern California where they will play a handful of shows in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County over the next week, before heading to New York and Florida.

Fronted by pro surfer, Ozzie Wright, the Goons Of Doom play blood soaked (literally) garage horror pop for "dirty kids and surf punks" that can best be described as a cross between The Stooges circa Raw Power and the UK's Art Brut.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Mailbag: In Da Dogg House With Paris Supergroup
antiMusic reports: We get emails all the time and from time to time we pull out a few to respond to publicly. Here are a few of "choice" emails we received commenting about stories from this week. 

Tmesha writes: Your headline Corey in Da House about Corey Miller's house arrest was very racist. I will boycott you if you do it again.

Response: Your email about the Corey Miller story was very moronic. We will make fun of you if you do it again. You shouldn't read too much into things and instead read up on a little guy called "Chicken Little" before crying racism. 

Angela writes: I bought Paris Hilton's CD and I'm not stupid and I won't buy jus anything. She proved all of you idiots wrong with this CD, she sings great and its a hit because we like the music. So shut up and stop being jelaus. 

Response: Ever hear of Auto-Tuning? It could make Yoko Ono sound decent if used properly. We never said you were stupid for buying the Paris CD (we may have implied it) but go ahead and continue to contribute to the decline of popular music by showing record companies they can sell hype over substance. It's called the lowest common denominator for a very good reason. 

Mike writes: stop calling every band with members from other bands a supergroup especially ones with people from bands no one has ever heard of.

Response: You're right we shouldn't use the common term "supergroup" for groups formed by members from other established groups. How about Kumbaya Band or Featuring Members from Other Groups? Multiband? Sorry, we're gonna have to stick to the standard term used since Clapton and Ginger got together for a little after dinner Cream. You should stop whining about common terms being used in their proper context because we have never heard of you before either. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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