DAVE NAVARRO To Wed CARMEN ELECTRA In October

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro and Carmen Electra have reportedly finally set a wedding date, after a two-year engagement, according to World Entertainment News Network. Pals of the pair say they're going to exchange nuptials on October 18 in a mansion once owned by legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix in the Silver Lake area of Los ...

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THE COLOR RED Complete Work On New Demo

THE COLOR RED, the band featuring former DOPE/PRIMER 55 drummer Preston Nash, recently completed work on a three-song demo with Tye Zamora from ALIEN ANT FARM producing. Mixing and mastering will be completed over the next two weeks. The group, who are currently unsigned, hope to land a major label deal in the coming months. ...

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EQUIMANTHORN Reform, Announce New Album

EQUIMANTHORN, the acclaimed Sumerian and ambient "supergroup" led by Equitant (ABSU, EQUITANT) and Proscriptor (ABSU, MELECHESH), have reformed. Joining Equitant and Proscriptor in the group are Mark Riddick, Michael Riddick (both of THE SOIL BLEEDS BLACK), and David Harbour (DAVID HARBOUR, ex-KING DIAMOND, CHASTAIN). The band's third opus, "Second Sephira Cella", is currently being recorded ...

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Veteran Rockers HELIX Welcome Classic Rock Resurgence

David Freeman of Fort Frances Times is reporting that "a heavy metal/rock and roll resurgence has gripped the [North American] continent over the last few years — either out of nostalgia or the fact there is less quality music to be found out there. "Of course, all those 'youth gone wild' who were fans in ...

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UNSPOKEN Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Houston Texas-based "southern stoner metal band" UNSPOKEN have parted ways with former DIRT vocalist Travis Powers. "[Travis] has a new baby and is building a new home so he really didn't have time for this project," the group said in an official statement. "He is our bro and we wish him the best." Stepping up ...

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INTENSE Complete Work On 'Second Sight'

British power metallers INTENSE have completed work on their debut album, "Second Sight", due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. The follow-up to the 1998 mini-album "Dark Season" was produced by THRESHOLD guitarist Karl Groom at his Thin Ice Studios, and is said to be the group's "freshest, most potent offering to date." ...

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PAUL STANLEY: ACE FREHLEY Won't Be Rejoining KISS

KISS frontman Paul Stanley recently told Australia's Queensland Courier Mail that the group's current lineup — which includes original drummer Peter Criss and new guitarist Tommy Thayer — is "stable". "Peter Criss is playing better than he's played in years," he said. "Whatever he needed to sort out and put in perspective, he's done. "It's ...

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