ADLER'S APPETITE Split With JIZZY PEARL, Announce Replacement

ADLER'S APPETITE (formerly SUKI JONES), the new band formed by ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, have replaced RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl with Sean Crosby from the AC/DC tribute act BACK IN BLACK. "Steven claims that this guy is an 'amazing, strong screamer!' " according to a posting on The Official Steven Adler Fan Site. ...

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DEMON DRIVE Split Up

After five studio albums and eight active years in the music business, German melodic rockers DEMON DRIVE (formerly known as CASANOVA) have officially split up. While singer Michael Voss is currently concentrating on his bands SILVER and BISS, Jochen Mayer (bass), Frank Kraus (drums) and Thorsten Koehne (guitars) are looking for new groups to join. ...

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NIKKI SIXX: Everything Is Right On Target

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "I walk into the kitchen and XM Radio is playing (the 70's) station, I venture down the hall to Gunner's room only to hear metal blasting (I swear his speakers gotta be about ...

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CHAOSBREED: Helsinki Live Photos Posted Online

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have posted pictures from their first-ever live performance at Stella Star in Helsinki on July 11 at this location. ...

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EDGUY: Japanese Version Of Live Album To Include Bonus Track

German melodic metallers EDGUY will release their double live album, "Burning Down The Opera", in Japan on August 21. The Japanese version of the album will include an exclusive bonus track, "Wake Up The King" (which originally appeared on the group's 1999 release "Theater Of Salvation"), as well as stickers. As previously reported, "Burning Down ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Finalize Track Listing For New CD

THE WILDHEARTS have finalized the track listing their new album, "The Wildhearts Must Be Destroyed", due in the U.K. on August 25. The CD, which includes guest appearances by THERAPY? guitarist/vocalist Andy Cairns and THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins, will contain the following cuts: 01. Nexus Icon 02. Only Love 03. Someone That Won't Let ...

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STAIND Guitarist Praises STATIC-X, LO-PRO

STAIND guitarist/songwriter Mike Mushok, currently on tour in support of the group's "14 Shades Of Grey" CD, is full of praise for STAIND's opening acts STATIC-X and LO-PRO. Writing in his online journal at Staind.com, Mike says, "if anyone is coming to see us, I suggest you get there early to check [out LO-PRO and ...

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