H.I.M.: 'Love Metal' Mixing Sessions Get Underway

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo, bassist Migé (a.k.a. Michael Eros) and recording engineer Hiili Hiilesmaa spent a few days at the end of October at London's Sphere Studios mixing two tracks for the group's forthcoming album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", with producer Tim Palmer (OZZY OSBOURNE, U2, SEPULTURA). The same team will travel to Los Angeles ...

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SOULGRIND Announce Finnish Gigs

Finland's SOULGRIND, featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja Kemppainen, have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 20 – Helsinki, FIN @ Stella Star Club (w/BARATHRUM, GLOOMY GRIM) Dec. 21 – Turku, FIN @ TVO Club (w/BARATHRUM, GLOOMY GRIM) ...

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TROUBLE Cancel Illinois Gig

The reunited TROUBLE — guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner — have cancelled their previously announced headlining gig at Riley's Rockhouse in Aurora, Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 30. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...

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MELDRUM To Support MOTÖRHEAD In Scandinavia

Stockholm, Sweden's MELDRUM, featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, will be supporting MOTÖRHEAD on their Scandinavian tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 16 - Norrköping, SWE @ SCAN Varmekyrkan Nov. 17 – Gavle, SWE @ Estrad Nov. 18 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Nov. 20 - Stockholm, SWE @ Munchenbryggeriet Nov. 21 - ...

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KISS Frontman To Host Las Vegas Charity Event

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley is hosting "The Masquerade Ball" in Las Vegas next April, with the proceeds going to help underprivileged children. Stanley recently spoke to Undercover about his involvement in the charity event. "I was approached to be part of this 'Masquerade Ball'," he said. "I get approached to do a lot of things. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: I Have Been Contacted By Aliens!

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar is a true believer of extraterrestrial life outside this planet and solar system as well as intelligent life observing humans in their everyday lives. "It's been a long, long time, but back in about '68, in Fontana, California, I had this unbelievable experience that would take this whole interview ...

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