TOMMY LEE Bassist Records With 'American Idol' KELLY CLARKSON

Bassist Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, ex-KILGORE) has just completed a studio session with former "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. "The songs sound great," he writes on his web site. "I broke out my vintage 1961 Fender Precision for the session, and the bass-tone was just amazing. I'm assuming these three songs will end up on her ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Guitarist To Pen Autobiography

Former LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page, 60, is planning an autobiography chronicling the group's years of rock'n'roll excess. "There are a lot of stories to be told about what went on and insights to give into things that people don't really know about," he said at yesterday's launch of the British Walk of Fame. "So ...

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AC/DC Items To To Fetch Top Dollar At SWAMPY Auction

An Angus Young (AC/DC) jacket is expected to go for between AUS$6,000 to AUS$8,000 (between $4,250 and $5,670) and the "Forty Licks" setlist from Toronto autographed by all members of AC/DC and the ROLLING STONES is expected to fetch between AUS$5,000 and AUS$6,000 (between $3,540 and $4,250) at the Wane Swampy Jarvis auction in Sydney ...

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VOLBEAT Set Release Date For Debut Album

Danish metallers VOLBEAT have set a November 1 release date through New Aeon Media (a subsidiary of Holland's Karmageddon Media) for their debut album, "The Strength/The Sound/The Songs". The CD was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) and contains re-recorded tracks from the group's two demos, as well ...

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