VINNIE VINCENT INVASION's Self-Titled ReIssue Pushed Back Two Weeks

Due to technical difficulties, the re-issue of VINNIE VINCENT INVASION's self-titled debut will be pushed back two weeks. This is Capitol Records' official word on the delay: "We want to make sure these records will have the appropriate quality they deserve. We can promise that the VINNIE VINCENT INVASION records will sound and look better ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY Guitarist Launches New Project

Former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader is presently collaborating with Lucas Banker (formerly of ex-LIFE OF AGONY singer Keith Caputo's band) on a new project. In this venture, Logan is returning to his heavier roots, and at the same time, incorporating what he has learned from his early days as a guitarist to present. Logan ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: New Album Complete

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes has posted the following studio update to the group's official web site: "Well, well… Hello again, everyone out there! The new CD, 'Bringer Of Blood', is finally fully mastered and complete. I am proud to say everything worked out great from beginning to end. It's by far our most ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN's 'Live' Drops Down To No. 42 On German Chart

BLIND GUARDIAN's brand new live album, entitled simply "Live", has dropped down to the No. 42 slot on the German Media Control chart in its third week of release. The two-disc collection contains 20 songs recorded last year on the band's world tour. As previously reported, BLIND GUARDIAN drummer Thomas Stauch has now officially returned ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Confirmed For Slovenia's ROCK OTOCEC Festival

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR are the latest act to have been confirmed for the Rock Otocec festival, a three-day event set to take place July 4-6 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are APOCALYPTICA and PAUL DI'ANNO along with a host of local artists. For more information, visit

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TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON Back Together?

Pamela Anderson tells Us Weekly after being asked if her wedding with Kid Rock was still on: "Assume what you want about a wedding, but 'assuming' is making an ass out of you and me." The actress attended the party at L.A.'s Playboy mansion the other night for Spike TV without Rock, and explained, "I'm ...

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PROBOT: A Tribute To Underground Metal

Former NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl has confirmed to MTV.com that his much-anticipated metal side project PROBOT will finally surface in early fall on Southern Lord Recordings. "It's not unlike [SANTANA's 'Supernatural'] record in that it really kick ass, but it's not the kind of thing that you'd expect," Grohl said of the album. "There's a ...

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DEFTONES Bassist Pens Autobiography

DEFTONES bassist Chi Cheng has revealed to MTV.com that has been spending his time lately writing about his experiences in his rock band. "It's another passion of mine, just like the other guys are very passionate musicians and they have all these other great side projects," Cheng explained. "It's just something I like to do." ...

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Late SAVATAGE Guitarist To Be Honored With Memorial Concert

SAVATAGE fans are cordially invited to join the band's mastermind Jon Oliva, along with some very special guests (to be announced), on Friday, October 17, 2003 at the Green Parrot Pub in Largo, Florida to remember and celebrate the life and contributions of Jon's brother, late SAVATAGE guitarist Christopher Michael Oliva, at a 10th Anniversary ...

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