IMPERIA To Play Special Acoustic Set In Belgium

IMPERIA, the new band fronted by former TRAIL OF TEARS singer Helena Iren Michaelsen, will play special acoustic set at the MindView Metal Convention in Stekene, Belgium on November 7. The show starts at 4:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a signing session at 3:00 p.m. As previously reported, IMPERIA recently shot videos for ...

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NIKKI SIXX On MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion: 'Don't Hold Your Breath'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has rejected widespread Internet reports that the band will be embarking on a reunion tour in early 2005. Writing to the "Diary" section of the band's official web site, Sixx said, "It's nice to hear that fans, bands, promoters and agents would like to see a MÖTLEY CRÜE tour. But ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Off To London For Some Studio Work

MCBRAIN DAMAGE, the Florida-based band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE, have posted the following message on their web site: "Nicko is off to London for a week to do some studio work. He'll be home for a bit, ...

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TED NUGENT Stars In BURKER KING's Voter Participation Campaign

Ted Nugent is among the musicians that are starring in Burger King's campaign to promote voter participation among young Americans. Nugent, along with Snoop Dogg, P.Diddy, Michelle Branch, will be featured in fifteen- and thirty-second spots on several major network and cable channels through the election on Nov. 2. Burger King said the ads are ...

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SOULFLY Tour Postponed Due To Health Issues

The planned SOULFLY winter tour, slated to start in November of 2004, has been postponed due to heath issues. Singer/guitarist Max Cavalera will spend his time recuperating at home from a leg injury and recording material for a new SOULFLY album. The tour is slated to resume in early 2005 around the release of the ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: Vocals Completed For New Studio Album

Singer Doogie White (CORNERSTONE, ex-RAINBOW) has just finished recording the vocals for the next YNGWIE MALMSTEEN solo album at Yngwie's Studio 308 in Miami, Florida. The album is scheduled for a late 2004/early 2005 release in Japan on Universal Music. No further information is currently available. MALMSTEEN's 2002 effort, "Attack!!", received its long-overdue U.S. release ...

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