BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Set North American Release Date For Debut Album

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), have set a March 9, 2004 release date through Sanctuary Records for their debut album, "Here Come The Brides". The CD, which features contributions ...

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VINCE NEIL's Original Handcuff Belt On Sale Via EBAY

The original handcuff belt worn by MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil is being auctioned off via eBay. According to a posting on the auction page, "this is the authentic, original [handcuff belt] Vince wore in 1980, not the second one that he wore in the photos for [the group's debut album] 'Too Fast ...

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PRO-PAIN To Tour Europe In The Spring

PRO-PAIN will embark on a 35-40-date European tour during March/April 2004. The trek, which will be promoted by Belgium's Metallysee Booking Agency, will feature several support acts. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. PRO-PAIN's current CD, "Run For Cover" (Spitfire), contains cover songs from artists who have influenced the band, including selections from ...

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Report: MARILYN MANSON Faces Swiss Criminal Probe

The Associated Press reports that MARILYN MANSON is under criminal investigation in Switzerland after a religious group made a formal complaint about his stage act. Zurich District Prosecutor Michael Scherrer said Manson was under investigation for allegedly breaching Swiss law protecting religion as well as making incitements to violence during a concert in the city ...

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Report: LIMP BIZKIT Cancel Southeast Asian Tour, Cite 'Security Risks'

Thailand's The Nation reports that LIMP BIZKIT cancelled their Southeast Asian tour due to security risks, the organizer of their Bangkok concert said Tuesday (Dec. 2). Following recent warnings from the U.S. State Department of increased security risks in the region, the band cancelled upcoming concerts in Bali, Manila and Bangkok, BEC Tero Entertainment Co. ...

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GENE SIMMONS Domain 'Hijacked' by Indie Rock Musician

In a bold attempt to gain notice in Simmons Records' increasingly competitive new-to-be-signed artist selection, Seattle rocker Jason Frost has mysteriously posted a message at GeneKlein.com aimed directly at Gene Simmons of the rock band KISS. For those unfamiliar, Gene Klein is KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' real name which he has not used ...

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ROLLING STONE Magazine Publishes 'Greatest Albums Of All Time' List

The editors at Rolling Stone magazine recently polled an array of musicians, critics, and influential industry figures to come up with these 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time. Nearly 300 such music experts (including METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, BLACK SABBATH's Geezer Butler and Bill Ward, ANTHRAX's Scott Ian, IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, THIN ...

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BILLBOARD Magazine Salutes THE OSBOURNES

The Billboard Information Group salutes the pop culture impact of "The Osbournes", the hit MTV series fronted by flamboyant rock veteran Ozzy Osbourne, with the publication of a special report in the Dec. 20 issue of Billboard. The issue is available on newsstands from Dec. 13 when the content also will also be posted on ...

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