COCKSTAR Becomes MOTORDOG

The new Los Angeles-based band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS axeman Tracii Guns, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohl, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi, and previously-unknown vocalist London have reportedly changed their name from COCKSTAR to MOTORDOG. No further details are available at this time. ...

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GRAVE: New MP3, Album Cover Posted Online

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Rise", the opening cut from their forthcoming Back From The Grave CD, via their official web site at this location. Back From The Grave is due to be released on October 21st through Century Media Records. To view the cover ...

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ARCH ENEMY, DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirm Montreal Show

ARCH ENEMY and DARK TRANQUIILLITY have been confirmed to appear at Montreal's Foufounes Électriques on Monday, November 4th. The show will be part of the two bands' short tour of the northeastern part of the U.S. and Canada, which is scheduled to kick off at the end of this month. Additional dates will be announced ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Get Offered KROKUS Tour, Seek New Vocalist

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have been offered a west coast tour with veteran Swiss rockers KROKUS, according to drummer Craig Nielsen. However, seeing as the Arizona-based metallers have yet to find a permanent replacement for frontman Eric A.K., it is unlikely that they will accept the offer. "We actually would like to do [the tour], so ...

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RIOT's MIKE DIMEO: Metal In America Is A Fad

RIOT singer Mike DiMeo recently outlined to Britain's Live 4 Metal the differences between the metal audiences in Europe and the States and the reasons for the group's diminished success on their home turf. "If you're a fan of hard rock music in Europe, you're fan from 13 to 30," DiMeo said. "You don't stop ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE: 27 New Songs And Counting

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE are working on working on no less than 27 tracks for their as-yet-untitled new studio album, due late next year through American Recordings. "I think it's gonna develop naturally," bassist Chad Hanks told Metal Hammer about the concept behind the upcoming CD. "The record is still very much in its embryonic stages, ...

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MUDVAYNE Lens Video For 'Not Falling'

MUDVAYNE have filmed a video for the track "Not Falling", the first single off the band's forthcoming The End Of All Things To Come CD, with director Joel Peissig. It is expected to begin airing later this month. In other news, "Not Falling" will be featured in the upcoming Warner Brothers thriller, Ghost Ship, that ...

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