MOTHRA: New Song Posted Online

MOTHRA, the new project featuring guitarist Mikey Doling (ex-SNOT, SOULFLY), bassist Tumor (ex-SNOT, AMEN), drummer Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY), guitarist Levon Sultanian (ONESIDEZERO), and vocalist Jason Radford (ONESIDEZERO), have posted an MP3 of an instrumental track called "Sonic" at this location. MOTHRA will spend the summer writing and rehearsing material for their upcoming debut ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Noise For Music's Sake' Track Listing Unveiled

Earache Records, in collaboration with NAPALM DEATH, have finalized the track listing for "Noise For Music's Sake", the forthcoming 2-CD NAPALM DEATH package, due to hit stores in June in the UK/Europe (July in the U.S.). Disc One features all of NAPALM DEATH's greatest "hits", from early classics "Scum" and "Suffer The Children", to later ...

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Former PHANTOM BLUE/VIXEN Bassist Passes Away

Former PHANTOM BLUE/VIXEN touring bassist Rana Ross passed away on May 3 due to liver failure. She was 34 years old. Rana joined PHANTOM BLUE in 1994, shortly after the release of their second album, "Built To Perform", and toured with VIXEN in 1997 before forming SINBOY with singer/programmer Elysa Grey, whom Ross had dubbed ...

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JONES'S LOUNGE Announce Louisiana Gig

Louisiana-based JONES'S LOUNGE, featuring Kyle Thomas (EXHORDER, FLOODGATE), Dax Thieler (GREEN LEAF CULT), Jason Portera (PITS VS. PREPS), and Tommy Buckley (SOILENT GREEN), have announced a show at Zeppelin's in Metairie on Saturday, May 17. Also appearing on the bill will be KILLING MERCY. JONES'S LOUNGE have yet to secure a label deal for their ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's CAMPBELL To Be Replaced By Ex-DANZIG Axeman

On May 2, the MOTÖRHEAD family received some tragic news: Guitarist Philip Campbell's mother passed away. Embroiled in the middle of a U.S. tour, MOTÖRHEAD suddenly found themselves without Philip's considerable talents for two shows. In an effort to make sure that the fans are not disappointed with show cancellations, MOTÖRHEAD contacted Todd Schofield. Todd ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist STRADLIN Subject Of Upcoming Biography

Black Market Publishing has formally announced plans for the first-ever biography of legendary GUNS N' ROSES rhythm guitar player and lead songwriter Izzy Stradlin. Set to be released in the spring of 2004, this biography promises to deliver for fans the full story on one of hard rock's most intriguing and elusive icons, chronicling Izzy's ...

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SEPULTURA Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Brazilian metallers SEPULTURA are the latest act to have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent in the world today with more than fifty bands performing over two days on three stages. Other bands scheduled to appear ...

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KID ROCK, SLASH Jam On 'Sweet Home Alabama' At Barnstable Brown Gala

Kid Rock, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash and country crooner Travis Tritt rocked the house with a version of "Sweet Home Alabama" at the Barnstable Brown Gala at this year's Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. The Barnstable Brown Gala, known as one of Louisville's most glamorous fund-raising events, benefits diabetes research at the universities ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Perform 'mOBSCENE' On 'David Letterman'

MARILYN MANSON will perform their latest single, "mOBSCENE", on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Thursday, May 8. "mOBSCENE" comes off the group's new CD, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque", due on May 13 through Nothing/Interscope Records. In other news, a preview of the short film "Doppleherz", written and directed by Manson, has been ...

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