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Metal News...

System Of A Direction
System Of A Down have lined up the track "Toxicity" as their next single. A video for the song is expected to be filmed shortly, with band bassist Shavo Odadjian making his directorial debut helming the clip. In other news, the group have announced a few more radio shows, dates are as follows:
December 01st Fairfax, VA - Patriot Center
December 06th Seattle, WA - TBA (KNDD Show)
December 07th San Jose, CA - Compaq Center
December 11th Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium

Dream To Earth
Ozzy Osbourne is currently meeting with prospective directors to lens the video for his new single "Dreamer". It is expected to be shot in the near future. In other news, the Osbourne family's daily workings are being filmed as of late for a forthcoming reality TV show based on a celebrity family, which will air on MTV in February.

Shawn Crohn
An official press release has been issued regarding the cancellation of Slipknot's U.S. trek with 40 Below Summer and In Flames, the reason given is as follows:
"Earlier this week, the wife of percussionist SHAWN (#6) CRAHAN had surgery at the Mayo Clinic for Crohn's Disease. Since her difficult recuperation is expected to take six weeks, CLOWN will remain at home in Iowa to care for his wife and three young children. The band apologizes to their fans and hope that they will understand this decision."
The group currently hope to reschedule the postponed dates in April/May.

Wish With A View
Incubus have posted the original uncensored version of their latest video "Wish You Were Here" on their official website, Currently, the band are planning to shoot a video for their next single "Nice To Know You" shortly, while the track is now set to impact at radio on November 27th.

God Hates Touring
More tentative dates for Slayer's God Hates The World Tour have slipped out and are as follows:
November 25th Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
November 27th Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater
November 28th St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
November 30th Denver, CO - The Fillmore
December 03rd Seattle, WA - Showbox
December 04th Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
December 06th Universal City, CA - Universal Amphitheatre
December 07th San Francisco, CA - The Warfield
December 09th Fresno, CA - Rainbow Ballroom
December 010th Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
December 11th Phoenix, AZ - Celebrity Theatre
January 18th Tampa, FL - Masquerade
January 19th Orlando, FL - House of Blues
January 20th Boynton Beach, FL - Orbit Night Club
January 23rd Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
January 24th New Haven, CT - Toad's Place
January 25th Asbury Park, NJ - Convention Hall
January 26th Providence, RI - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
January 27th Montreal, QC - Metropolis
January 29th Indianapolis, IN - Murat Egyptian Room
January 30th Fort Wayne, IN - Pieres
February 01st Peoria, IL - Madison Theatre
American Head Charge and Chimaira are expected to support the band on the dates through to December 11th, while Hatebreed are rumored to be opening, beginning January 18th.

More Merry Mayhem
The A Night Of Merry Mayhem Tour is set to resume on November 29th in Grand Forks, ND, after Ozzy Osbourne recently received the green light to perform from his doctors. The trek, which also features Rob Zombie, Mudvayne and SOiL/Onesidezero, was originally postponed after Ozzy suffered a stress fracture in his leg. No word has been given yet on makeup dates for the shows which were postponed.

The Case Of Fig
Amen frontman Casey Chaos recently spoke with Kerrang regarding the departure of guitarist Paul Fig, here's what he had to say:
"After six years of Paul and I being together in bands, he wanted to do his own thing and not really do tours, stuff like that. He thought I was too self destructive for my own good and he hated watching it happen. There's no bad vibes or anything like that. It's been a while coming. We had problems between him and Tumor."
At present, Amen are continuing their search for a new guitarist while working on their forthcoming new album for I AM/Virgin with producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot), which is set for a release early next year.

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