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Smashing Title
SMN reports: THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have christened their reunion album "Zeitgeist" and announced an unusual release date of July 7, a Saturday, for the project, a label for which has yet to be announced. The news was broken this morning to fans that had been added by the band as a "friend" on MySpace.com.

Frontman Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin are the lone original members in this new incarnation of the group. The pair has been working in the studio with producers Roy Thomas Baker and Terry Date on the first album under the PUMPKINS name since 2000's "MACHINA/The Machines of God."[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Malevolent Creation Finish Doomsday
SMN reports: Florida Death Metal Merchant's MALEVOLENT CREATION have just finished recording they're 10th full length studio album "Doomsday X" at Mercury Recording Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida. Recorded and Engineered by long time friend and producer Gus Rios, "Doomsday X" is said to be the most diverse MALEVOLENT CREATION album recorded. Mixing duties will be under way next while the band begins they're 2 month long European Tour starting in Greece on February 10 in Thessaloniki, Greece."Doomsday X" will hopefully be released early this summer on Nuclear Blast Records worldwide.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Matthew Jordan Debut
PR reports: 22 year-old Los Angeles-based MATTHEW JORDAN is on the verge of releasing his debut full-length CD Horizon (Quiet Thunder Records) on March 15.but already, JORDAN has established impressive credentials: Nearly 30,00 fans on MySpace; was chosen as a featured artist by NOKIA Corp. with his music included both in the rollout of new phones and in their official Podcast at MIDEM 2007; and was a finalist on MTV "Duets" with Vanessa Carlton. But JORDAN's face is perhaps most familiar because of his starring role in Five For Fighting's iconic, award-winning video "100 Years" in which he plays the wistful 15 year-old pianist. Whether playing with his band or on his own, JORDAN regularly performs at jam-packed clubs and venues all over Southern California. Look for him to extend his reach in 2007 on a national tour, coming to your area soon.- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Valentine From Lemmy
DiR reports: The Head Cat featuring Lemmy Kilmister of MOTORHEAD, Slim Jim Phantom of THE STRAY CATS, Danny Harvey of 13 CATS will be playing a rare live show at the Knitting Factory on Valentine's Day. 

special guest DJ Daniel Ash of LOVE & ROCKETS spinning all night; with Speedbuggy & The Gallows Ticket Price: $18 Advance, $20 Day of show Doors: 8:00PM, Show starts: 8:30PM - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Army of Anyone LA Debut
Key Club reports: Between the years 1994-2002, FILTER lead singer RICHARD PATRICK and DEAN and ROBERT DELEO of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS shared many a stage and crossed many a path. When Richard asked the DeLeo brothers for musical input on the fourth Filter album, it was a musical collaboration that would go further than any of the three believed. They joined forces to create an exciting musical union: ARMY OF ANYONE. In their FIRST EVER LOS ANGELES SHOW, the band will take the stage at KEY CLUB on Thursday, March 1, 2007. Doors open at 7 PM. Tickets are $25.00 and available by calling the KEY CLUB box office, 310-274-5800 or via www.ticketmaster.com. - Click Here for the Full Story 

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Myspace to Unearth Video
PR reports: UNEARTH has released a teaser for their new video "Sanctity Of Brothers" at www.myspace.com/unearth. Don't miss the EXCLUSIVE online premiere of the full length Soren directed video for "Sanctity of Brothers" on MYSPACE on February 12th!

Catch Unearths' brutal live performance- on tour with Slayer and coming to a city near you. Unearth w/ Slayer:

2/07 - Labatt Center - London, ONT
2/08 - Copps Coliseum - Hamilton, ONT
2/09 - Scotiabank Place - Ottawa, ONT
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Evergreen Terrace Ink Deal
PR reports: High Impact Recordings and Metal Blade Records are proud to announce the signing of Jacksonville's own, Evergreen Terrace. Since 1999, Evergreen Terrace has created their own brand of fast, powerful, heavy, and yet melodic hardcore. The band's disregard for gimmicks and trends has allowed them to make music with true energy and passion. Evergreen Terrace's diverse sound has allowed them to share the stage with bands like Norma Jean, Unearth, Every Time I Die, Hatebreed, Bane, and Gwar. 

Evergreen Terrace will begin recording the follow-up to 2005's Sincerity is an Easy Disguise in This Business, in February 2007 at Vision Sound in Florida.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Backroads Tour
PR reports: Renowned blues and rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd�along with a film crew, a portable recording studio and producer Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads)�embarked on a ten-day journey into the heart of the American South, documenting and recording an impressive lineup of blues veterans. Warner Bros./Reprise Records releases the resulting documentary and accompanying live CD Ten Days Out (Blues From The Backroads) to acclaim. Beginning in March, Shepherd will embark on a national tour along with several of the legendary blues musicians featured in the documentary including Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Bryan Lee and Buddy Flett. The tour will kick off March 13 in Austin and feature performances in New Orleans, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago. Major PBS markets around the country are airing Ten Days Out (Blues from the Backroads) throughout the winter and spring of 2007 including confirmed dates in Nashville, Louisiana, Denver, Milwaukee, Mississippi and Georgia. Please check local listings for specific times.[see full story for tour dates]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Klaxons Set Date / Tour
PR reports: Klaxons exploded onto the music scene this year in a dayglo burst of punk riffs, all out hedonism and classic British art school conceptual cheek. Now with their debut album they look set to prove that they're more than just a flash in the pan, a London media fad, an excuse to froth about �new rave'. MYTHS OF THE NEAR FUTURE will be Released March 27th on Rinse/DGC

April 8 � Toronto, ONT @ Lee's Palace
April 10 � New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
April 11- Boston, MA @ Great Scott
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Guns N' Rags
Blabbermouth reports: VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum recently teamed up with friend Max Noce to launch the Sorum-Noce clothing line. The brand's official web site features photos of a number of rock stars modeling the company's apparel, including Sorum's VR bandmates Slash and Duff McKagan and ALICE IN CHAINS axeman Jerry Cantrell[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Honda Civic Tour Dates
PR reports: Fall Out Boy is gearing up to hit the road as this year's Honda Civic Tour headliner. The band will kick off the Honda Civic Tour in support of their new album Infinity On High on April 18th at the Verizon Amphitheater in Charlotte, NC, making stops in over 40 cities along the way. The band will play a special performance in The Honda Center in Anaheim, CA and end the tour for all of their local fans in Chicago. Supporting Fall Out Boy will be Plus Forty Four (+44), the band created by former blink-182 members Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus, also past Honda Civic Tour headliners. Joining the bands at each stop on the tour will be support acts The Academy Is, Paul Wall and Cobra Starship.

April 18 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Charlotte, NC
April 19 Hi Fi Buys Amphitheater Atlanta, GA
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Barry White DocuDVD
PR reports: Eagle Vision, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Eagle Rock Entertainment, is proud to announce the February 20, 2007 release of Let The Music Play: The Barry White Story. The release constitutes, for the first time anywhere on DVD, an authorized comprehensive documentary biography of the late Soul Legend Barry White. 

Let The Music Play: The Barry White Story (72 minutes) is the first family-authorized look at this giant of a man. Utilizing fascinating film clips, interviews with White, his ex-wife, his children, his colleagues (Smokey Robinson, Ray Parker, Jr., Nathan East and Taboo of Black Eyed Peas), and plenty of the music that made up the man, his sound, and his vision, a portrait emerges that makes one understand the chemistry behind the public persona.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Eternal Lord's Fallen Ideals
PR reports: ETERNAL LORD have been added to the twelve UK dates of "The Fall Of Ideals European Tour 2007" supporting All That Remains, Textures and Misery Signals.

08 - (UK) Kingston, The Peel 
09 - (UK) London, Carlington Academy 
10 - (UK) Southampton, Nexus 
11 - (UK) Oxford, Zodiac 
12 - (UK) Newport, TJs 
13 - (UK) Stoke On Trent, The Sugarmill
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Tim Buckley DVD
PR reports: My Fleeting House is first-ever DVD collection of performances of Tim Buckley. This essential DVD features rare live performances from various television shows and interview footage spanning his entire career. Available on DVD April 24, 2007.

The DVD has eleven full-length songs, and three partial performances. This DVD also features insightful interviews with Larry Beckett (co-writer of many songs with Buckley), Lee Underwood (Buckley's guitarist) and David Browne (author of "Dream Brother: The Lives of Jeff and Tim Buckley"). The footage spans his entire career, from 1967 to 1974, and includes unreleased video of interaction with Buckley on The Steve Allen Show (1969) and on WITF's The Show (1970). [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Town Criers Rare Live CD
PR reports: While mid-�60s Greenwich Village laid claim to the most vibrant folk scene in the nation, San Francisco sewed its pre-hippie seeds with clubs like the Drinking Gourd, Coffee 'n' Confusion, My Apartment and hungry i. It was on this circuit that the Town Criers cut their teeth. Perhaps best known as the first band of Marty Balin � later of the Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship � the Town Criers played the Bay Area circuit not with flowers in their hair but with crew cuts. 

Collectors' Choice Music will on April 3 issue rare, never-before-released live recordings from band in the form of The Town Criers: Live in San Francisco.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Florida Music Fest
PR reports: Florida Music Fest 2007 will take place May 16-20th with performances from 250 artists on 15 stages. As the largest music networking event in the southeast, the festival takes over the streets of Downtown Orlando each spring for 4 days of music, film, art and the sharing of industry knowledge. The festival kicks off this year with special opening night guest Flogging Molly on the mainstage.

Selected artists will have the chance to perform on sold out stages from 500 capacity indoors, to 5000 capacity outdoors with bands like Less Than Jake, Third Eye Blind, Buckcherry, Early November, Academy Is, Everclear, Lit, Mofro and many more. Some of last year's signings included Big 10-4 (Universal) The Mile After (Drive-Thru/Rushmore) and Radio (Interscope)- all signing shortly after their FMF showcases. The music industry saturates the event with last year's attendees including names like Matt Pinfield(VH1), Ron Burman(Roadrunner/Nickelback), Steve Tramposch(Virgin/Red Jumpsuit Apparatus), John Janick(Fueled By Ramen/Panic! At The Disco/Fallout Boy), Richard Reines (President/ Drive Thru) as well as reps from Capitol, Atlantic, Epic, CAA, WMA, ASCAP, BMI, Purevolume and XM Unsigned to name just a few.[see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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