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I'm sooo pissed because my Dad went to go get tickets for Opeth & they were sold out already & it was over a month away from the show argh I hate the person who got my ticket.
But what I've heard from Watershed is amazing I love it already.
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A Carnifex Metal Book Release 2008
If you requested the following information, I thank you in advance for wanting to participate
in the book release. If I am sending this to you blindly it is because you are a female
involved in either a Metal band or you are a female Metal fan and I am interested in getting
you involved in the project. If you know of any other female Metal musicians and/or fans
who you think would also be interested, feel free to forward them a copy of this information
Below you will find two different sets of questions, one for Bands and one for Fans. Kindly
Answer only ONE set of the questions for me!
Please answer the following basic questions with as much information as you can give.
The answers will be used as part of a book release called "Metal Queens", where we will
spotlight female Heavy Metal fans, musicians, record label personnel, etc. etc.
Also, please send back the questions with your answers… cutting and pasting them into the
body of an e-mail to CarnifexMetal@gmail.com is the easiest way.
NOTE: We also need the following items sent at the SAME TIME as the answers back... for Fans
and Bands we need 1-3 high-quality pictures of you (and also a band shot for Bands) with the
proper photo credit as well... we do not guarantee that we will use every picture, but answers
sent back without pictures will not be used for the book... sorry... for bands we'd also like a
short (2-3 parapgraph) condensed band bio to perhaps use as well to promote your band.
We will not be using every one of your answers, only a couple of the best answers, so make sure
you add as much to each answer as you can...
Finally, the book will focus exclusively on Heavy Metal Females... so we are looking for answers
that reflect that...
And feel free to re-post this and/or send it out to every female into Heavy Metal that you know,
as well as every Heavy Metal band with a female member... the goal is to get as many female
bands involved in the book, both established acts and newcomers.
FEMALE METAL FANS QUESTIONNAIRE
1. Name to use in book.
2. REAL age.
3. City and Country.
4. What Heavy Metal genre are you the biggest fan of and why? (Try to pick one)
5. What was the first Metal band with a female that you heard that got you involved in the scene
6. Why are you a Metal fan?
7. How often do you listen to Metal? Attend shows?
8. Do you follow the underground Metal bands with female members? If so, what bands are you
currently listening to?
9. Do you have your own website or contact e-mail you'd like known? If so, list it here and
we will use it in the piece for the book.
10. Any other comments you'd like to make?
FEMALE METAL BANDS QUESTIONNAIRE
11. Your name to use in the book
12. Your band(s) name.
13. Your REAL age.
14. City and Country.
15. What Heavy Metal subgenre does your band play?
16. As a female in a male-dominated genre, was there ever a problem with being taken seriously?
17. Favorite female musician and why.
18. What are you sick of seeing in the Metal scene these days?
19. How do you think people perceive the 'Metal Chick' label?
20. Weirdest place you found a female Metal fan.
21. Most embarrassing Metal moment.
22. Female band or female fronted band you love the most and why.
23. Best stage moment.
24. Is your boyfriend/husband/significant other a musician?
25. Do you have your own website, either as a fan or as a band member? If so, list it here and
we will use it in the piece for the book. Any other contact information you give for THIS ANSWER
ONLY will be used in the book.
26. Any other comments you'd like to make?
Our goal is to promote the strong female fan base and musicians without delving into
"Metal chick" cliché and things of that nature.
Kindly send your answers back to us at CarnifexMetal@gmail.com , visit our website at
www.MySpace.com/carnifex_metal for the latest updates on the Carnifex Metal books, and please
pass along this letter to any and all Metal females that you know, as we are hoping for a wide
range of subjects in different age groups, locations and situations.
I thank you in advance for your time… expect some follow-up questions based on your
answers as well.
Sorry this is only for metal chicks because its a book about metal chicks & how we rock.
METALLICA have issued the following update:
"This time in English... we're psyched that our friends in MACHINE HEAD have said 'yes' to more fun and games following the good times that were had by all at Wembley last summer. They will play with us in Chorzow, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic for the two headlining shows on the first part of our summer European vacation. The remaining dates in May and June are festivals with tons of other cool bands. As usual, there's more to come..."
Upcoming confirmed Metallica tour dates include:
May 28 - Chorzow, Poland - Slaski Stadium
May 30 - Landgraaf, Netherlands - Pinkpop
May 31 - Madrid, Spain - Electric Weekend
June 3 - Prague, Czech Republic - Slavia Stadium
June 5 - Lisbon, Portugal - Rock In Rio Lisboa
June 7 - Nürburgring, Germany - Rock Am Ring
June 8 - Nürnberg, Germany - Rock Im Park
June 13 - Manchester, Tennessee - Bonnaroo Music Festival
July 16 - Bergen, Norway - Koengen
July 18 - St. Petersburg, Russia - SKK Hall
July 22 - Bologna, Italy - Parco Nord
July 25 - Sofia, Bulgaria - Vasil Levski
Led Zeppelin Tour On Hold Until September
British rock band Led Zeppelin enjoyed jamming together again last year in a charity concert but won't have another session before September at the earliest, lead guitarist Jimmy Page said in Tokyo on Monday.
A successful reunion show in London in December rekindled hopes of a world tour, but Page said that singer Robert Plant's tour with U.S. country singer Alison Krauss is keeping him busy for now.
"I can assure you the amount of work that we put into the O2 (concert), for ourselves rehearsing and the staging of it, was probably what you put into a world tour," Page said.
But, "Robert Plant also had a parallel project running and he's really busy with that project, certainly until September, so I can't give you any news."
Page, in Tokyo to promote a greatest hits release, painted a happy picture of the reunion.
"It was exhilarating, fantastic, every week was a week to look forward to," he said. "We did the show and it was great."
Read more at Reuters.
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Led Zeppelin Guitarist Holds Japanese Press Conference
According to a posting on the Led Zeppelin fan site Royal-Orleans.com, Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page will hold a press conference at Park Hyatt Hotel in Shinjyuku, Japan on Monday, January 28. Park Hyatt is reportedly the hotel Jimmy stayed at during the 1996 Page & Plant tour.
Times Online reported in December that Led Zeppelin could earn well over £100 million (approximately $200 million) if the hard-rock band went on tour this year in the wake of last month's triumphant reunion gig. The band is being pursued with offers from both Live Nation and AEG, the rival concert promoters, with each structuring bids in the form of a large upfront payment to lure the band to their venues.
One source said that "AEG put a bid in on the night" — although that could not be confirmed independently — but intense demand would probably make a Zeppelin reunion the most sought-after ticket in 2008.
The reluctance of Robert Plant, the lead singer, still makes a tour far from certain, although the three other band members are believed to be willing to go ahead. Venues in America have been held open in the hope that Plant will say yes.
It is likely that the four-piece band would be able at least to match the estimated $212 million grossed by The Police for their reunion last year, according to figures compiled by Billboard, the industry magazine.
Thanks for the info to Blabbermouth.net.
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One More Slipknot Record?
Fear not, for there will be a new Slipknot record in the not-so-distant future. But whether the band carries on after that, no one can say for sure, reports MTV News.
Frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root are off doing Stone Sour, and drummer Joey Jordison is filling in for Korns on-hiatus drummer David Silveria during this summers Family Values Tour. So the members of Slipknot dont have any definitive plans to begin writing new material for their next LP and have no idea when they'll record it.
Nothings really been written yet, and its just kind of up in the air right now, Taylor said. We're definitely going to do at least one more Slipknot album, lets put it that way. But after that, who knows? You get to a point in life where you've said all you can really say with one thing, and I've still got some stuff I want to say with Slipknot. But who knows where I'll be after that. So I want to at least make one more, and then I dont know whats going to happen.
Taylor is well aware that the bands fans will be summarily bummed if the Knot decide to call it a day after reconvening for the recording of and subsequent touring around their impending studio offering, to which the singer responded, Grow up! Taylor said he'd like Slipknot to go out when the time is right and doesn't want to see the band hanging on past its prime.
If [the fans] really sat down and thought about what Slipknot is and what Slipknot was, I think it would make sense to them,he said. Anytime you drive something into the dirt, its not the same as it was. It doesn't have the same potency, the same meaning. I think any real Slipknot fan would appreciate that. I'm not saying it will be the last album from us I'm saying it most likely I mean, we're at least doing one more. People are very pessimistic, and instead of looking at things in a pragmatic mindset, they go, Oh, I cant live. Please.
Taylor is more certain about Stone Sour's future. I will always make music with Stone Sour, he said. Stone Sour will always be here.
Read more at the BigOldAmp.com.
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16 Things to do in Wal-Mart
1.Get 24 boxes of condoms and randomly put them in people's carts when they
2. Set all the alarm clocks in Housewares to go off at 5-minute intervals.
3. Make a trail of tomato juice on the floor leading to the rest rooms.
4. Walk up to an employee and tell him/her in an official tone,
" 'Code 3' in housewares".... and see what happens.
5. Go up to the Service Desk and ask to put a bag of M&M's on lay away.
6. Move a 'CAUTION - WET FLOOR' sign to a carpeted area.
7. Set up a tent in the camping department and tell other shoppers you'll
invite them in if they'll bring pillows from the bedding department.
8. When a clerk asks if they can help you, begin to cry and ask,
"Why can't you people just leave me alone?"
9. Look right into the security camera & use it as a mirror, and pick your nose.
10. While handling guns in the hunting department, ask the clerk if he knows
where the anti - depressants are.
11. Dart around the store suspiciously loudly humming the "Mission Impossible" theme.
12. In the auto department, practice your "Madonna look" using different size funnels.
13. Hide in a clothing rack and when people browse through,
say "PICK ME!" "PICK ME!"
14. When an announcement comes over the loud speaker, assume the fetal position and scream..
"NO! NO! It's those voices again!!!!"
15. Go into a fitting room and shut the door and wait a while and then yell,
very loudly, "There is no toilet paper in here!
16. Get several bouncy balls and throw them down an aisle shouting "go, pikachu, go!"
I thought this was really funny. I know some one who did these in Wal-Mart & she got banded so you were warned, by the way if you do any of these in Wal-Mart or any other stores tell us about it.