Former Members Of FROZEN EYES, B-THONG Join Forces In RAM

Former FROZEN EYES bassist Leif Larsson and ex-B-THONG drummer Morgan Pettersson have teamed up in a brand new Gothenburg, Sweden-based band called RAM. The group, whose lineup is completed by Harry Granroth (guitar), Daniel Johansson (guitar), and Oscar Carlquist (vocals), describe their sound as "a blend of JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH and IRON MAIDEN, but ...

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APARTMENT 26 Begin Mixing Sophomore CD

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have entered a Los Angeles studio with Chris Lord-Alge (TINA TURNER, KEITH RICHARDS, WARREN ZEVON, THE REPLACEMENTS) to begin mixing their sophomore full-length album, "Music For The Massive", due in September through Atlantic Records. The CD, which was ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE To Record New Album In The Fall

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have written around 25 new songs for their next Interscope studio album, guitarist/vocalist Josh Homme has told Billboard.com. However, the band are not planning on entering the studio to record the material for quite awhile. "We know the earliest we could record is October," he said. "We don't want to ...

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KISS Launch Label Imprint, Prepare To Release 'Kiss Symphony'

KISS are set to launch a label imprint, dubbed Kiss Records, in association with Sanctuary Records, according to Billboard.com. The first release through the label will be a new, two-disc live set, "The Kiss Symphony: Alive IV", which captures the band's Feb. 28 performance with the Melbourne Orchestra. A DVD and a pay-per-view television special ...

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DOWN Guitarist: 'PHILIP ANSELMO Is Hung Like An Elephant!'

A METALLICA cover story in the current issue of Revolver magazine seems to have struck a chord with Philip Anselmo fans...and it wasn't because of anything members of METALLICA said. Rather, it appears that the PANTERA/DOWN singer's fans were irked by the author's description of a scene from METALLICA's Northern California headquarters, where a cover ...

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