Word on the Street

  • King Diamond announces North American Tour 2014

    Agoura Hills, CA - June 23, 2014 - King Diamond has confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks: the band will return to North America for a full tour this Fall! The tour will wrap up with the previously announced performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX, and begins on October 11 in Atlanta, GA. A limited edition King Diamond jacket will be available through the SHOWstubs.com fan club presale, which begins tomorrow, June 24th. Tickets will be on sale online and at box offices nationwide on Friday, June 27th.

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  • SoCal Experimental Rockers CHRYSALIS Launchs U.S. Tour Crowd-Funding Campaign
    Donate Here: http://igg.me/at/ChrysalisTour2014/x
    New Album “Focus On The Center” – OUT NOW
    SoCal experimental group CHRYSALIS released their new album, Focus On The Center, this past February to great reviews and radio success. Now, the band is gearing up to kick off their upcoming U.S. tour, but are looking for assistance from fans and friends! See below for all pending dates on the upcoming tour. Want to see CHRYSALIS in your town, or just want to help out? Donate here via IndieGoGo: http://igg.me/at/ChrysalisTour2014/x.

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  • Original Thrash Metal Architects EXODUS Get Back to Their Roots – Steve “Zetro” Souza is Back!
    New Album Coming Late 2014 via Nuclear Blast
    EXODUS– the originators of the thrash metal genre – return to their roots. As announced yesterday via Loudwire, EXODUS proudly welcomes the return of frontman Steve “Zetro” Souza in the wake of former vocalist Rob Dukes’ amicable departure. Souza originally fronted EXODUS from 1986-1993, and again from 2002-2004, donning the mic on classic records like Pleasures of the Flesh, Fabulous Disaster, Impact is Imminent, Good Friendly Violent Fun, and Force of Habit. Souza also appeared on 2004’s Tempo of the Damned.

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  • FOZZY TO RELEASE NEW FULL-LENGTH STUDIO ALBUM DO YOU WANNA START A WAR  JULY 22! 

    PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM NOW AT ITUNES AND INSTANTLY RECEIVE THE TRACK "ONE CRAZED ANARCHIST"
    HEAR THE DEBUT SINGLE "LIGHTS GO OUT" NOW ONLINE
    U.S. SUMMER TOUR TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON 

    Los Angeles, CA - June 4, 2014 - Fozzy have announced they will release their highly anticipated, new full-length studio album Do You Wanna Start A War (Century Media Records) on July 22! Fans can now pre-order the 12-track album at iTunes and receive an instant download of the song "One Crazed Anarchist." Preview the track now and watch the new lyric video premiering exclusively at Revolver.

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  • RONNIE JAMES DIO “This Is Your Life” Tribute Compilation Album to be Released as a Double Red Color-Vinyl LP

    Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Ronnie James Dio With Renditions of his Greatest Songs from Rainbow, Black Sabbath, and Dio

    This Is Your Life Sees First Week Debut at #20 on the Billboard Top 200

    Vinyl collectors, make room on your shelf – Ronnie James Dio’s This Is Your Life tribute compilation is set to be released as a special edition double red color-vinyl LP on July 8, 2014 via Rhino Records! July 8th is just two days before Ronnie’s birthday, making this release even more special to fans and collectors alike. You can pre-order your copy via Amazon HERE.

     

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Scrap Metal August 17 2014

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This week in Scrap Metal compiled by our local "Rivet Head" Gail FlugGWAR Founder Oderus Urungus Honored Godsmack Crack Billboard Top 5, new music from Scorpions, Doug Aldrich, Sanctuary and Michael Schenker, a ruling in the Misfits Lawsuit and more.