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Despite naming their band after a lethal bacterial disease – remember the controversy surrounding them during 2001’s anthrax scare? – ANTHRAX is one of those bands that put the ‘legend’ in ‘legendary’. Though the line-up has changed multiple times, ex-vocalist Joey Belladonna returned in 2010 to commit on recording a new album with the band, “Worship Music” which will be released this September.

ANTHRAX came to our region earlier this year when they performed in the Philippines at the end of April and now they’re slated to perform in Jakarta, Indonesia at the end of the year. Metalheads, be prepared to mosh! Date: 10 December 2011 (Saturday) Venue: Carnaval Beach Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia Tickets: August 17 Merdeka Special Price – Festival A Rp360.000, Festival B Rp200.000 (including tax) Promoter: Blade Indonesia 

UPDATE (11/8) It’s confirmed – American heavy metal supergroup HELLYEAH will be performing alongside ANTHRAX in Jakarta this December! HELLYEAH consists of members of Mudvayne, Nothingface, Damageplan and Pantera. To see them both on one stage, the correct reaction would be “Hell yeah”, indeed!

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Linkin Park will be the headlining Race Day band at the 2011 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix on September 25. Admission to the show is free with a ticket to the race. Tickets go on sale for the race starting March 3rd. Tickets will be available for sale online (www.singaporegp.sg), via the ticketing hotline +65 6738 6738 as well as all SISTIC outlets from 3 March 2011, 0900hours (GMT +8 hours).

Visit http://www.singaporegp.sg for more info.

Ever popular band The Cranberries is set to hit Singapore with their first ever full scale concert!

Last performed almost a decade ago with No Doubt in Singapore, the internationally acclaimed Irish alternative rock band is now set to wow audience with their astounding sounds and all-time popular hits.

Fans are in for a long-awaited night of highly energetic live music extravaganza as the ironic band delivers their signature hits such as “Zombie”, “Salvation”, “Dreams” (covered by Chinese pop diva Faye Wong), “Linger”, “When You Are Gone”, “Ode To My Family” and more at this rare concert!

Tickets at $198, $168, $138 and $98 (excluding Sistic admin charges)
are available at Sistic from 27June 2011.

Suede Live In Singapore

Britpop pioneers, Suede are set to perform at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Wednesday, 3 August 2011.

 
Reunited in 2010, the English alternative rockers have since embarked on a series of concerts, and released their greatest hits compilation, The Best of Suede.

Suede are Brett Anderson, Mat Osman, Simon Gilbert, Richard Oakes and Neil Codling. The band have achieved three number 1 albums, including their debut Suede, which also won the Mercury Prize in 1993. In 2003, after five albums, Suede disbanded.

Suede reformed at the beginning of 2010 for a Teenage Cancer Trust gig at the Royal Albert Hall, and due to the sheer joy of playing together again, a brief tour in Europe soon followed.

Later in the year, they released Best of Suede, a two CD compilation of their greatest hits which feature songs such as The Beautiful Ones, Saturday Night, Wild Ones,

“It’s the complete audio history of a band and, like any band of interest, it’s flawed, strange and sometimes beautiful,” Anderson says of the album.

Suede last performed in Singapore in 2003.  Fans hooked on Suede can expect an amazing, nostalgic show with a hit laden set, reminiscent of the 90s definitive years.

Show Information

Tour Name: Suede – Greatest Hits Tour
Date: Wednesday, 3 August 2011
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Tickets: $135, $125, $105 , $90& $75 (On sale from Monday, 20 June 2011)

Available at all authorized SISTIC outlets, at http://www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348 5555.
More information on Suede at http://www.suede.co.uk

R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe has revealed in a message posted to xoJane.com that he is currently in the studio working on a new R.E.M. album.

No further details of the album have surfaced as of yet.

The band released their most recent album, Collapse Into Now, back in March of this year.

The album was the last of the band’s recording contract with Warner, leading to speculation that the band may go the route of Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and others in self-releasing their next album.

30 October 2011
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Stadium Negara

01 November 2011
Singapore, Singapore
Fort Canning Park

More Info : http://www.whitesnake.com/2011tourmail/index-singapore.html

Loudness Live In Kuala Lumpur

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Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing has stunned fans by quitting the band after 42 years – just weeks before they head out on a farewell tour.

The British rockers, who formed in 1969 and have sold 40 million records worldwide, announced in December (10) they plan to pack up their instruments for good after saying goodbye to their fans with a global series of dates.

But just weeks before the heavy metal legends are due to kick off their final tour with a concert in Tilburg, Holland in June (11), the band has announced Downing has quit.

In a statement on the official Judas Priest website the band announced “with regret” that Downing has retired and will not be joining them on their forthcoming tour. Downing will be replaced by a British guitarist called Richie Faulkner.

Cavalera Conspiracy release their second album, ‘Blunt Force Trauma’, on Monday 29 March. It’s five years since Max and Igor officially kissed and made-up and two years since their debut ‘Inflikted’ hit record stores, so we think the timing is just right for a second slab of South American metal!

Listen here : http://soundcloud.com/roadrunnerrecords/sets/cavalera-conspiracy-blunt/