YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer Not Part Of The G3 '03 Tour

When legendary Swedish guitarist YNGWIE MALMSTEEN hits the road this fall as part of the G3 '03 tour (also featuring JOE SATRIANI and STEVE VAI), he will be doing so without his current singer, Doogie White (ex-RAINBOW). "If any singing is to be done [during Malmsteen's set] then I think [Yngwie] will do it himself," ...

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THE CROWN To Film Video For 'Face Of Destruction/Deep Hit Of Death'

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN will film a video for the track "Face Of Destruction/Deep Hit Of Death" in Germany later this week. The song comes off the group's upcoming album, "Possessed 13", due on October 20 through Metal Blade Records. The self-produced effort, which was recorded at Gothenurg's Studio Fredman during May/June, will be released ...

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GREAT WHITE Unlikely To Be Indicted Over Rhode Island Concert Tragedy

Six months after the deadly West Warwick nightclub fire, state prosecutors are completing their investigation, according to a report published Sunday. Prosecutors are expected to seek involuntary manslaughter indictments against the nightclub's owners and a rock band's tour manager, the Boston Globe reported in its Sunday editions. The charges would be brought against Jeffrey and ...

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OVERKILL Announce U.S. Dates In Support Of 'Killbox 13'

New Jersey thrash metal legends OVERKILL have the first dates as part of their full U.S. headlining tour in support of their latest album, "Killbox 13". The details are as follows: Sep. 12 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ Chance Sep. 13 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre Sep. 14 - Harrisonberg, VA @ Main Street Sep. ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist Pens Online Advice Column

Former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, who recently released a full-length album with her solo project AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, has launched a part-time career writing an online advice column. Dubbing herself "Dr. Fallon", she writes, "School getting you down? Boyfriend or girlfriend dumped you? Confused of your sexual orientation? Does it burn when you urinate? Want to ...

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Review: Can't-Miss KISS Outdoes AEROSMITH

David Lindquist of IndyStar.com reports that "in a highly anticipated clash of hard-rock titans, the big dumb fun of KISS trumped the sustained relevance of AEROSMITH on Sunday night (August 17) at Verizon Wireless Music Center. "The outcome may have surprised some in the audience of 22,110. "After all, AEROSMITH makes hit records decade after ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: Whack-y Tale Of A Big Mixup

Tracy Connor of The New York Daily News reports that "Courtney Love admits she's got a few problems - but getting slapped in the face by an amorous Virgin Records executive is not one of them. "A day after police reported that Love had accused Senior Vice President Josh Deutsch of coming on to her ...

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NASUM: Entire Live Show From Japan Posted Online

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have posted an entire live show recorded in Osaka, Japan on October 9, 2001 in video (.mpeg) format at their official web site. "The sound is a bit rough, but it is grindcore, goddamnit!" reads a post on the site. "The files are really big so you'll need approximately 405 MB ...

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OZZY And SHARON Sing At Chicago Ballgame

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne sang "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" during the seventh-inning stretch of the Los Angeles Dodgers' victory over the Chicago Cubs Sunday (August 17), and Sharon threw out the ceremonial first pitch, drawing cheers and chants from the 40,124 fans at Wrigley Field. Ozzy's next performance as part of this year's ...

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