URIAH HEEP/DEEP PURPLE Supergroup Finds A Name

The new "supergroup" featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley alongside members of URIAH HEEP and DEEP PURPLE, will release their debut album under the name LIVING LOUD, according to Undercover News. The band, which consists of Daisley, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums, Don Airey (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) on keyboards, ...

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WES BORLAND: 'I Will Never Join EVANESCENCE'

Ex-LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has posted the following message on the web site of his now-defunct post-LIMP BIZKIT band EAT THE DAY: "I didn't think that I needed to say anything about this, but to be perfectly clear and to address many rumors I have heard, I have not, nor will I ever join ...

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MARDUK Announce New Singer

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have announced the addition of vocalist Mortuus to the group's ranks. Mortuus replaces previous singer Legion, who was unceremoniously ousted from the group last November. A couple of photos of Mortuus can currently be seen at MARDUK's official web site. As previously reported, MARDUK's much-anticipated DVD, "Funeral Marches And ...

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BIOHAZARD Drummer: New CD/DVD Planned For September

BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Yo, what up everybody. Been getting pummeled with questions about the status of BIOHAZARD, a new CD, a DVD, tour, everything, so I wanted to take this opportunity to shed some light on what's going on with us. First off, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

CRADLE OF FILTH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Arvikafestivalen, scheduled to take place Sweden July 15-17 in Arvika, Sweden. Also set to appear are MESHUGGAH, THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, VIVE LA FÊTE and SUB6, among others. Tickets for the festival are priced at 830 SEK (plus a service charge) and ...

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Review: CLUTCH Joined By SUPERJOINT RITUAL Guitarist At Michigan Concert

Shawn Humphrey of the Flint Journal reports that CLUTCH's sold-out show Saturday night (Feb. 7) at the Machine Shop in Flint, Michigan featured surprise guest guitarist Jimmy Bower. Bower, who has spent time in several established heavy rock/metal bands, including DOWN, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and SUPERJOINT RITUAL, sat in with the band during its closing ...

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MTV: JERRY CANTRELL To Jam With ALICE IN CHAINS Bandmates

Since moving from Seattle to Los Angeles eight months ago, former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has re-established lines of communication with former CHAINS bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney, and plans to jam with them later this month, according to MTV.com. "We don't have any expectations," he stressed. "We're gonna get in ...

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