Original GUNS N' ROSES Photos Available

Acclaimed rock photographer Gene Kirkland is making limited-edition copies of some of his GUNS N' ROSES photos available through Blastwaves Merchandise at Blastwaves.com. Gene spent years traveling the world with GUNS N' ROSES and was one of only a few photographers that were given deep access to the band throughout their career. His ...

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LACUNA COIL's 'Comalies' Passes 100,000 SoundScan Mark In The U.S.

LACUNA COIL's third album, "Comalies", has officially passed the 100,000 SoundScan mark in the United States. This is a landmark achievement for both the band — who are performing on Ozzfest's second stage throughout the summer — and their label, the Los Angeles-based independent Century Media Records. LACUNA COIL are now believed to be the ...

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Former GARDENIAN, DIMENSION ZERO Members Join Forces In PITCHLINE

Former GARDENIAN vocalist Jim Kjell has joined forces with ex-DIMENSION ZERO/IN FLAMES guitarist Glenn Ljungström in a new band called PITCHLINE, according to MetalBite.com. "It has a little touch of GARDENIAN as for the mixture of growls and clean [vocals], and of course it's melodic," Kjell said of the new project's musical direction. "Yet this ...

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JAMES HETFIELD, VINCE NEIL Get Charitable

James Hetfield (METALLICA) and Vince Neil (MÖTLEY CRÜE) are among the musicians who have donated jackets and guitar straps used to make a limited collection of one-of-a-kind Nixon watches, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting MAP (Musicians Assistance Program). "What started out as the LTD Collection, a unique, limited collection of watches and wallets made ...

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TUNGSTEN: New Album Update

TUNGSTEN vocalist/guitarist Al Hodge has posted the following message on the band's web site: "Over the weekend Steve Talamo came to H/T Studios in Chalmette, Louisiana and laid some lead guitar parts over one of the new TUNGSTEN songs from their upcoming as of yet untitled album. Just watching and hearing what he was doing ...

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PARAGON To Enter Studio This Weekend

German power metallers PARAGON will enter Eike Studio (owned by Eike Freese of DARK AGE) this weekend to record their contributions to the upcoming SAXON and RUNNING WILD tribute albums, to be released later in the year through Remedy Records. "From SAXON we will cover '20,000 Feet' [and] from RUNNING WILD we will NOT cover ...

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METALLICA 'Monster' Filmmakers Continue To Face 'Uphill Battle'

Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, the filmmakers behind the $4.3-million METALLICA documentary "Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster" have posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Thank you to everyone who came to see 'Some Kind of Monster' this past weekend in New York and San Francisco. The movie was a big success, ...

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