Slipknot's All Fans Are Gone Masks, Incubus Orchestra, Van Halen To Rock Quebec, George Clinton Plans His Supernatural, Satriani and Mountain Tour and more

(antiMusic) On July 1, Slipknot will unveil their goofy new masks in an exclusive partnership with AOL Music, the web's trendiest online music destination. This debut kicks-starts the launch of Slipknot's new album, All Hope Is Gone, which is set for release on Mallcore Records on August 26th when we get to see how much of their fanbase has grown up since their last album came out. If you're not into goofy gimmicks and want a real metal assault then go here instead.

Incubus is planning to take a break while its members pursue a variety of endeavors. On Aug. 23, guitarist Mike Einziger will unveil an orchestral piece in concert at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles. more

The Québec City Summer Festival (Le Festival d'été de Québec), in conjunction with the Société du 400e anniversaire de Québec have booked hard rock legends Van Halen to kick off the festivities on Thursday, July 3rd. more

It worked for Santana, now George Clinton is getting by with a little help from his friends on his next album -- a list that includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Carlos Santana, Sly Stone, RZA, System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, El DeBarge and gospel singer Kim Burrell. more

Count Grishnackh (real name Varg Vikernes) who is currently serving a 21-year jail sentence for murdering Mayhem guitarist Oystein "Euronymous" Aarseth and setting fire to three churches in 1993 - has been denied parole by the Norwegian justice system for the second time. more

Vermont-based hardcore skate punk act My Revenge will play their final show on July 19th. The gig will double as the record release party for their final Thorp released LP Strength Through Nonviolence. The show will take place on July 19th at the Bristol Hub Skatepark in Bristol, Vermont with guests Black SS, Unrestrained, ANS, and Fight Back. band's comments

Guitarist Joe Satriani has announced a full scale tour with legendary heavy rock band Mountain, featuring Leslie West and Corky Laing supporting, beginning in early October. dates

Leonard Pennario, a Grammy-winning pianist and best-selling classical recording artist, has died. He was 83. - more

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