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Bullet For My Valentine's 'Scream Aim Fire' Debuts at #4

February 10th, 2008 7:00pm EST
Bullet For My Valentine
Jive/20-20 metal band Bullet For My Valentine's album Scream Aim Fire debuts this week at # 4 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums Chart and #2 on the Top Alternative & Hard Music charts.

Their highly anticipated sophomore album was released in the U.S. on January 29th. The 11-track assault was produced by Colin Richardson (Machine Head, Funeral For A Friend) and features the explosive first single with the same name, "Scream Aim Fire" which continues its ascent on the Active and Modern Rock Charts.

Across the globe Scream Aim Fire has debuted within the Top 5 on several album charts,...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 23

December 23rd, 2007 3:00am EST
Eddie Vedder
Happy Birthday to "Planet of the Apes" actress/model Estella Warren (1978), Canadian singer Esthero (1978), 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim (1971), Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (1964), southern singer Victoria Williams (1958), Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray (1956), King Crimson guitarist/music producer Adrian Belew (1949), soap-opera actress Susan Lucci (1947), U.S. General Wesley Clark (1944), Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (1943), musician/songwriter Tim Hardin (1941; d. 1980), and Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (1940).
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Up The Irons! Maiden's 'Live After Death' Finally Coming To DVD

November 8th, 2007 9:05pm EST
Iron Maiden
Finally available on DVD for the first time, New Door Records/UMe are proud to announce the eagerly awaited release of the Double Disc DVD of Live After Death, the legendary recording of Maiden's four night stand at Long Beach Arena, California, in 1984.

In stores February 5, 2008, the release will coincide with the start of the band's "Somewhere Back In Time World Tour" on which they will recreate many of the aspects of this original and spectacular show.

Disc one contains the recording of this full 90 minute concert. Originally filmed on 35mm, the footage comes alive on DVD ...
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'Rock Band' Set List Finalized

October 29th, 2007 12:31pm EDT
Rock Band
Cambridge, Massachusetts – October 29, 2007 – Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a division of Viacom’s MTV Networks, along with distribution partner Electronic Arts, announced today the final song list for its highly anticipated music videogame Rock Band. Featuring the most master recordings of any music game ever by the world’s biggest rock artists, Rock Band includes 58 tracks and spans every genre of rock ranging from alternative and classic rock to heavy metal and punk. With multiple instruments and an impressive selection of online and offline game mo...
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Iron Maiden Announce Ambitious Tour Plans For 2008; Play First Australia Dates In 15 Years

September 10th, 2007 2:03pm EDT
Iron Maiden
The 'Somewhere Back In Time' World Tour 2008 will be in three sections, starting in February and March 2008 with the first leg encompassing major concerts in 20 selected cities on five continents in seven weeks including India, Japan, North America, Central and South America, and, of course, Australia, opening in Perth on Feb 4 and continuing through Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

The tour then continues with more concerts in North America in late May and June before finishing with a third leg in July and August encompassing major stadiums and festivals all over Europe. During the tou...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 7

August 7th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Charlize Theron
Happy Birthday to Hatebreed singer Jamey Jasta (1978), "Aeon Flux" star Charlize Theron (1975), "Lost" actor Harold Perrineau (1963), "X-Files" star David Duchovny (1960), Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson (1958), actor David Rasche (1944), singer B.J. Thomas (1942), perfect New York Yankee Don Larsen (1929), actress Ann Harding (1901; d. 1981), and French composer Guillaume Dufay (1400; d. 1474).
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 5

June 5th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Pete Wentz
Happy Birthday to Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (1979), "Four Brothers" star Mark Wahlberg (1971), "Office Space" star Ron Livingston (1968), smooth jazz legend Kenny G (1956), Psychedelic Furs singer Richard Butler (1956), Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain (1954), Sly and The Family Stone guitarist Freddie Stewart (1946), and British actor Tony Richardson (1928; d. 1991).
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 17

May 17th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Bob Saget
Happy Birthday to Irish singer Andrea Corr (1974), Queens of the Stone Age/Eagles of Death Metal founder Josh Homme (1973), NKOTB singer Jordan Knight (1970), Nine Inch Nails singer Trent Reznor (1965), Irish new-age singer Enya (1961), former Iron Maiden lead singer Paul Di'Anno (1959), actor/comedian Bob Saget (1956), boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), "Big Love" star Bill Paxton (1955), Yes drummer Bill Bruford (1949), blues singer Taj Mahal (1942), "True Romance" actor Dennis Hopper (1936), "Tarzan" actress Maureen O'Sullivan (1911; d. 1998), and French composer Erik Satie (1866; d...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 12

March 12th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Aaron Eckhart
Happy Birthday to British singer Pete Doherty (1979), English musician Graham Coxon (1969), "Erin Brockovich" actor Aaron Eckhart (1968), baseball notoriety Darryl Strawberry (1962), Jackson 5 singer Marlon Jackson (1957), Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris (1957), folk singer James Taylor (1948), singer/actress Liza Minnelli (1946), "Get Smart" actress Barbara Feldon (1941), singer Al Jarreau (1940), and beat writer Jack Kerouac (1922; d. 1969).
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 27

February 27th, 2007 3:00am EST
Josh Groban
Happy Birthday to singer Fefe Dobson (1985), operatic singer Josh Groban (1981), TLC member Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas (1971), actor Donal Logue (1966), actress Mary Frann (1943; d. 1998), consumer advocate/politician Ralph Nader (1934), prolific actress Elizabeth Taylor (1932), TV actor Grant Show (1962), actor Adam Baldwin (1962), Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith (1957), Journey guitarist Neal Schon (1954), "WKRP in Cincinnati" star Howard Hesseman (1940), TV and film actress Barbara Babcock (1937), "The Green Hornet" actor Van Williams (1934), Oscar winning actress Joanne Woodward (1930),...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 27

January 27th, 2007 3:00am EST
Alan Cumming
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Marat Safin (1980), English rapper Tricky (1968), Faith No More signer Mike Patton (1968), X-Men actor Alan Cumming (1965), actress Bridget Fonda (1964), Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers (1957), actress and former Mrs. Cruise Mimi Rogers (1956), Russian dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason (1944), "Six Feet Under" actor James Cromwell (1940), American actor Troy Donahue (1936; d. 2001), Actress Donna Reed (1921; d. 1986), "Alice In Wonderland" author Lewis Carroll (1832; 1898), and Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756; d. ...
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Iron Maiden's "Death On The Road" Finally Hits DVD Jan. 30

January 9th, 2007 5:16pm EST
Iron Maiden
Released nearly a year ago in their native England, Iron Maiden's latest live DVD, Death on the Road, will finally be receiving a much-deserved U.S. release on January 30. Filmed at the Westenfalenhalle Arena in Dortmund, Germany, the performance was personally edited by founding member/bassist Steve Harris, to fully capture the magnificent stage production and to cut right to the heart and the electricity of the band’s performance.

"We realize that the fans have been made to wait a little longer than planned for the DVD to come out," admits Harris. "We won't settle for anything but ...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

December 31st, 2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

New albums from: Muse, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, Peachez, Sufjan Stevens, Cheyenne Kimball, Phish, Soul Asylum, Seether, Moloko, Alien Ant Farm, Black Stone Cherry, Eighteen Visions, Helmet, Third Eye Blind, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, New York Dolls...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 23

December 23rd, 2006 3:00am EST
Eddie Vedder
Happy Birthday to "Planet of the Apes" actress/model Estella Warren (1978), Canadian singer Esthero (1978), 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim (1971), Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (1964), southern singer Victoria Williams (1958), Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray (1956), King Crimson guitarist/music producer Adrian Belew (1949), soap-opera actress Susan Lucci (1947), U.S. General Wesley Clark (1944), Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (1943), musician/songwriter Tim Hardin (1941; d. 1980), and Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (1940).
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U.K. Band The Feeling Delivers On Debut "Twelve Stops and Home"

November 14th, 2006 4:56pm EST
The Feeling
Talk about being hooked on The Feeling. This U.K. band delivers an amalgam of harmonic melodies and catchy choruses that reaches full fruition on its Cherrytree/Interscope debut, Twelve Stops and Home, which has already produced a pair of Top 10 international hit singles in "Sewn" and "Fill My Little World."

The quintet's sonic touchstones range from the classic (the Beatles, the Stones, the Kinks, Queen, The Carpenters and the Beach Boys) to the more esoteric (10cc, Abba, the Human League and the Pet Shop Boys) to the timeless (Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen).

"I'm very...
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Bullet For My Valentine To Release "The Poison - Live At Brixton" On DVD December 19

November 12th, 2006 11:30am EST
Bullet for My Valentine
Metal guitar heroes from across the pond, Bullet for My Valentine bring their scorching live show to the masses with their first U.S. DVD release "The Poison - Live at Brixton."

The DVD showcases their sold out UK performance, captured with over 15 camera angles and mixed in both stereo and 5.1 surround sound, at the Brixton Academy. Bonus features include all of the videos from both The Poison and the Hand of Blood EP, eight episodes of life on the road-captured by the band and entitled "Bullet TV," footage of the band performing at this past summer’s Download Festival and Metal Ham...
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Check Out Bullet For My Valentine's latest single "Tears Don't Fall" from their album "The Poison"

September 20th, 2006 12:24pm EDT
Bullet For My Valentine
Bullet For My Valentine are one of the fastest rising rock bands around today. With an aggressive Emo sound, Bullet is quickly climbing to the top of the Modern and Active Rock charts and have toured with the likes of Metallica, Guns N' Roses and Rob Zombie. The band recently finished playing the Vans Warped tour and is currently co-headlining with Eighteen Visions. They'll open for Iron Maiden in October.

Listen to Bullet For My Valentine's "Tears Don't Fall":

Windows Hi | Windows Lo | Real Hi | Real Lo

or watch the "Tears Don't Fall" video here

More on BFMV HERE.
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Bullet For My Valentine Takes Home Best Single At Kerrang! Awards; Will Tour With Iron Maiden

August 28th, 2006 5:03pm EDT
Bullet for My Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine took home best single for "Tears Don't Fall" at last nights 13th annual Kerrang! Awards. The awards ceremony, held in London, UK, was billed as a "twisted carnival" and featured a series of burlesque performances, with presenter Stuart Cable - Kerrang! radio host and former Stereophonics drummer - in the role of ringmaster.

B4MV have currently wrapped up their East Coast run of the Vans Warped Tour, and will headline the states in September before heading out with Iron Maiden.

This UK export has been burning up our American shores for almost a year, and has...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 7

August 7th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Charlize Theron
Happy Birthday to Hatebreed singer Jamey Jasta (1978), "Aeon Flux" star Charlize Theron (1975), "Lost" actor Harold Perrineau (1963), "X-Files" star David Duchovny (1960), Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson (1958), actor David Rasche (1944), singer B.J. Thomas (1942), perfect New York Yankee Don Larsen (1929), actress Ann Harding (1901; d. 1981), and French composer Guillaume Dufay (1400; d. 1474).
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 5

June 5th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Kenny G
Happy Birthday to Fall Out Boy singer Pete Wentz (1979), "Four Brothers" star Mark Wahlberg (1971), "Office Space" star Ron Livingston (1968), smooth jazz legend Kenny G (1956), Psychedelic Furs singer Richard Butler (1956), Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain (1954), Sly and The Family Stone guitarist Freddie Stewart (1946), and British actor Tony Richardson (1928; d. 1991).
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 17

May 17th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Bob Saget
Happy Birthday to Irish singer Andrea Corr (1974), Queens of the Stone Age/Eagles of Death Metal founder Josh Homme (1973), NKOTB singer Jordan Knight (1970), Nine Inch Nails singer Trent Reznor (1965), Irish new-age singer Enya (1961), former Iron Maiden lead singer Paul Di'Anno (1959), actor/comedian Bob Saget (1956), boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), "Big Love" star Bill Paxton (1955), Yes drummer Bill Bruford (1949), blues singer Taj Mahal (1942), "True Romance" actor Dennis Hopper (1936), "Tarzan" actress Maureen O'Sullivan (1911; d. 1998), and French composer Erik Satie (1866; d...
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History Of Heavy Metal Coming To DVD May 23 In "Metal: A Headbanger's Journey"

March 21st, 2006 4:16pm EST
Rob Zombie
Heavy Metal has long been a stigmatized musical genre characterized by aggressive rhythms, dark lyrics and satanic worship. “Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey” is a ground-breaking film that explores the history of how these stereotypes came to be and explains the motivation and truth behind the music through candid interviews with Metal icons including Rob Zombie, Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickison, Geddy Lee of Rush, Alice Cooper, Slayer, Slipknot, Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, Ronnie James Dio, Motorhe...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 12

March 12th, 2006 3:00am EST
Liza Minnelli
Happy Birthday to British singer Pete Doherty (1979), English musician Graham Coxon (1969), "Erin Brockovich" actor Aaron Eckhart (1968), baseball notoriety Darryl Strawberry (1962), Jackson 5 singer Marlon Jackson (1957), Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris (1957), folk singer James Taylor (1948), singer/actress Liza Minnelli (1946), "Get Smart" actress Barbara Feldon (1941), singer Al Jarreau (1940), and beat writer Jack Kerouac (1922; d. 1969).
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 27

February 27th, 2006 3:00am EST
Fefe Dobson
Happy Birthday to singer Fefe Dobson (1985), operatic singer Josh Groban (1981), TLC member Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas (1971), actor Donal Logue (1966), actress Mary Frann (1943; d. 1998), consumer advocate/politician Ralph Nader (1934), prolific actress Elizabeth Taylor (1932), TV actor Grant Show (1962), actor Adam Baldwin (1962), Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith (1957), Journey guitarist Neal Schon (1954), "WKRP in Cincinnati" star Howard Hesseman (1940), TV and film actress Barbara Babcock (1937), "The Green Hornet" actor Van Williams (1934), Oscar winning actress Joanne Woodward (1930),...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 27

January 27th, 2006 3:00am EST
Alan Cumming
Happy Birthday to tennis pro Marat Safin (1980), English rapper Tricky (1968), Faith No More signer Mike Patton (1968), X-Men actor Alan Cumming (1965), actress Bridget Fonda (1964), Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers (1957), actress and former Mrs. Cruise Mimi Rogers (1956), Russian dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason (1944), "Six Feet Under" actor James Cromwell (1940), American actor Troy Donahue (1936; d. 2001), Actress Donna Reed (1921; d. 1986), "Alice In Wonderland" author Lewis Carroll (1832; 1898), and Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756; d. ...
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Lacuna Coil To Drop 'Karmacode' April 4th

January 22nd, 2006 3:52pm EST
Lacuna Coil
Lacuna Coil are set to release their latest full-length effort, Karmacode, on April 4th via Century Media Records. Says vocalist Cristina Scabbia, 'I imagine it's easy for everyone to understand how truly exited we are for the world to hear the new material. It'll give everyone the chance to hear the growth that the band has experienced over the past couple of years. I simply cannot wait to get out and play the new songs live, there will definitely be a lot of energy coming from the stage next year!'

Guitarist Cristiano Migliore adds, 'It's taken a long time to put together these song...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 23

December 23rd, 2005 3:00am EST
Eddie Vedder
Happy Birthday to "Planet of the Apes" actress/model Estella Warren (1978), Canadian singer Esthero (1978), 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim (1971), Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (1964), southern singer Victoria Williams (1958), Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray (1956), King Crimson guitarist/music producer Adrian Belew (1949), soap-opera actress Susan Lucci (1947), U.S. General Wesley Clark (1944), Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (1943), musician/songwriter Tim Hardin (1941; d. 1980), and Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (1940).
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Iron Maiden Live DVD Coming

December 2nd, 2005 10:37am EST
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden have now confirmed the release date of their much anticipated DVD release Death On The Road for February 6th, 2006 through EMI Records. The DVD package contains the full performance of their 'Dance of Death Tour' in December 2003.

Filmed at the Westenfalenhalle Arena, Dortmund the show has been personally edited by founder band member Steve Harris, to fully capture the magnificent stage production and to cut right to the heart and the electricity of the bands' performance. Over a four month period Steve made thousands of edits, thus ensuring he was personally happy with ev...
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