AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Alive And Well Despite Death Rumors

Rumors of the supposed death of Angus Young, founder member of the legendary rock band AC/DC, have turned out to be false. According to reports circulating yesterday the flamboyant guitarist, who famously dresses in a school uniform when performing on stage, died last Thursday, aged 48. The story, which first appeared online at CMU, the ...

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LAMB OF GOD Film Video For 'Eleventh Hour'

LAMB OF GOD have finished shooting a video for the track "Eleventh Hour" with director Jason Joseph (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, DIRTY POWER). The video was shot on May 24 at a unique, remote, and apparently illegal location in the band's hometown of Richmond, Virginia. LAMB OF GOD's summer touring plans are as follows: Jun. ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Perform Live In Los Angeles!

VELVET REVOLVER, the new band formed by STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland and former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, will perform a short set this Thursday evening, June 19, at El Rey Theatre (5515 Wilshire Blvd.) in Los Angeles, California. The exclusive invitation-only event — which is being sponsored ...

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EXODUS's GARY HOLT: New Album Sounds 'Crushing'

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS are continuing work on their new album, "Tempo Of The Damned", at Tsunami studios in Northern California with producer Andy Sneap (SKINLAB, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, MACHINE HEAD). "All rhythm tracks are done, [bassist] Jack [Gibson]'s laying down the thunder on 'Culling the Herd' right now," guitarist Gary Holt ...

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ARTHEMESIA Sign With HAMMERHEART RECORDS

Finnish black metallers ARTHEMESIA have inked a deal with Holland's Hammerheart Records. The group, whose style is being described in an official press release as "an extremely powerful hybrid of black metal and death/thrash/heavy metal with a touch of classical and dark ambient music," will record and mix their upcoming album, "ShamaNatahS - II Describe ...

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DOHENY Seek Drummer, Bassist

DOHENY, the new group formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have spent the past few weeks at a Los Angeles studio auditioning potential drummers and bass players to complete the group's live lineup. "Word is out among our friends and there has been an overwhelming ...

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FARMER BOYS Ink Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST

German metallers FARMER BOYS have signed a new record deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group, are currently recording their debut album for the label, tentatively due in October. FARMER BOYS' last release, 2000's "The World Is Ours", stayed in the German Media Control chart for five weeks. ...

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