QUEENSRŸCHE Singer To Begin Work On Second Solo Album

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate has revealed to MySanAntonio.com that he is working on the material for his second solo album, tentatively due before the end of 2004 through Sanctuary Records. "It's not difficult to balance the solo work with QUEENSRŸCHE," Geoff said. "It's more difficult to find the time. I'm trying to devote six months ...

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SEVEN WITCHES To Support OVERKILL In Europe

SEVEN WITCHES, the band featuring former SAVATAGE guitarist Jack Frost, ARMORED SAINT/FATES WARNING bassist Joey Vera, and HELSTAR singer James Rivera, have been confirmed as the opening band for OVERKILL on their November European tour. Prior to hitting the road with OVERKILL, SEVEN WITCHES will play several warm-up headlining dates in the U.S. and Europe. ...

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THRUST Singer Seriously Injured In Motorcyle Crash

Greg Divine, the lead singer of Kansas City-based THRUST (web site), was seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with a car Wednesday night (September 24). Divine is lucky to be alive after the crash, KMBC's Kris Ketz reported. The vocalist was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle came together with a car, ...

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DECONSTRUCT To Open For DEF LEPPARD In California

DECONSTRUCT, the Sacramento, California-based band featuring HEATHEN/ANGEL WITCH drummer Darren Minter, will be opening for DEF LEPPARD at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Southern California next Friday (October 3). This will mark the first Los Angeles-area appearance for the band. However, the group will return to L.A. for an industry showcase at the Whisky in ...

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GRIFFIN Film Video For 'The Sentence'

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN have finished filming a video for the track "The Sentence". The song comes off the group's third full-length album, "No Holds Barred", which will be available on mailorder from www.hellionrecords.de beginning on October 30. "There's still some additional footage without the band remaining, but the whole thing is supposed ...

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Former ONWARD Singer Launches New Band

CRESCENT SHIELD, the new "high-energy power/traditional metal" band featuring the talents of vocalist Michael Grant (ONWARD), guitarist Dan Delucie (DESTINY'S END), drummer Craig Anderson (ENGINE), and bassist Melanie Sisneros (SINERGY, THE IRON MAIDENS, NEW EDEN), will make their live debut on Saturday, October 18 at Friar Tucks in Pomona, California. Also scheduled to appear on ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Delays Solo Debut

Former HOLE frontwoman Courtney Love has pushed back the release of her upcoming solo album, "America's Sweetheart", to February 10. As previously reported, "America's Sweetheart" features a number of tracks that were reportedly co-written with 4 NON BLONDES' Linda Perry, who has penned hits for PINK and CHRISTINA AGUILERA. In addition, Love is said to ...

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FRED DURST Says That He Is In Love

Adding fuel to the speculative fire, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst — who flew out to Vancouver Wednesday to visit his new, close friend Halle Berry on the set of "Gothika" — has admitted he has a new "special" friend. "Something has happened to me recently and I'm really at a different place," Durst told ...

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