CORNERSTONE Prepare To Enter Studio

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, are in the process of finishing up the songwriting process for the group's third album, tentatively due in the fall. "[Steen and I] have never worked so closely before on any of the songs, so it was very interesting ...

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METALLICA: New Song Clip Available For Download

METALLICA have posted a new video to the "Jump In The Studio" section of their official web site, featuring footage recorded last November during bassist Robert Trujillo's first audition with the band. Also included is a snippet of a new song without vocals. To download a 23-second clip of new METALLICA, click here ...

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GENE SIMMONS Lets It Rip!

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' skintight black leather pants split at the seams after he wolfed down a fried fish appetizer, salad, soup, seafood pasta, and a salmon entree at Ago, a hip eatery in Los Angeles, according to Star magazine. Despite the embarrassment, Gene placed his jacket over his exposed lap and proceeded to devour ...

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QUIET RIOT's BANALI Offers DVD Update

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has posted the following update regarding the group's upcoming DVD: "The final editing and sequencing are now being attended to and we hope to have the DVD completed as soon as possible. We are assembling additional non-performance footage to include in the DVD to make the best possible package for ...

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DESTRUCTION/KREATOR Russian Date Cancelled, SCHMIER Throws A Fit

DESTRUCTION and KREATOR's co-headlining show at Dynamo Sports Hall in Moscow, Russia on March 29 was cancelled by the Russian promoter because of problems with the venue. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "This is ridiculous. Our German agent, All Access, will work no longer with this Russian agent! We've applied [for] our visas, we've ...

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