DEEP PURPLE Bassist To Perform With GOV'T MULE

DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover has been invited by GOV'T MULE mainman Warren Haynes to appear on stage with the group on Saturday, May 3 at Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Louisiana as one of about a dozen guest bass players celebrating the winding down of GOV'T MULE's "Deep End" tour — a memorial to ...

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SKINLAB To Issue 'The Nerve Damage Sessions' In Late Summer

SKINLAB have reportedly set "The Nerve Damage Sessions" as the title for their forthcoming collection of alternate versions of studio tracks, several live tracks recorded on the band's "ReVolting Room" tour, plus one or two new songs. The final details have yet to be ironed out, but it is expected that the CD will include ...

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AFTER ALL/ANTHRAX: European Tour Photos Posted Online

Belgium's AFTER ALL filled the support slot at several dates on the recent European tour of veteran U.S. metallers ANTHRAX. Check out the pictures here. AFTER ALL's latest album, "Mercury Rising", was produced by Harris Johns, renowned for his work with VOIVOD and KREATOR, and was recorded at the Spiderhouse Studios in Berlin, ...

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STORMWIND Add Keyboardist

Sweden's STORMWIND, the band featuring former CANDLEMASS singer Thomas Vikstrom and guitarist Thomas Wolf, have acquired a new keyboardist in the shape of Joachim Broden. Broden replaces Kaspar Dahlqvist, who left the group earlier this month in order to devote himself 100% to his family and DIONYSUS. STORMWIND have just issued their sixth album, "Rising ...

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ANKLA Announce Puerto Rico Gig

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring guitarist Ramon Ortiz (PUYA), Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, and drummer Aaron Rossi (STRIFE, SHELTER, MEDICATION), will be playing at The Zone in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Friday, May 23. ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK: Set Times Announced

The complete running order and set times have been announced for the "Blackest Of The Black" tour — a phenomenal multi-genre bill which includes Poland's BEHEMOTH, Italy's LACUNA COIL, NILE from the U.S., Sweden's OPETH, the U.S.' SUPERJOINT RITUAL, and headliners DANZIG. The following information applies to the two shows taking place on Friday, May ...

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MOTOGRATER Finalize Track Listing For Full-Length Debut

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER have finalized the track listing for their self-titled debut, due on May 27 through No Name/Elektra Records. The album, which was mixed by producer James "Jimbo" Barton (METALLICA, RUSH, MARILYN MANSON, STONE SOUR) at Track Records studio in Los Angeles, will contain the following cuts: 01. Suffocate 02. Down 03. ...

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OSBOURNE Family Spokesperson: OZZY's Son Realized He Needed Help

According to Osbourne family publicist Lisa Vega, Jack Osbourne entered a Los Angeles-area rehabilitation center for treatment of drug and alcohol abuse last week after confiding in both parents, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, that he needed help. "Not very many 17-year-olds have the wherewithal to realize that they have a problem, nor do they have ...

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