MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Jams With MELDRUM In Hollywood

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister came up on stage during MELDRUM's set at Club Lingerie in Hollywood, California Tuesday night (Jan. 20) for a rendition of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "No Class" (a song previously covered by MELDRUM on a MOTÖRHEAD tribute album). In addition, MELDRUM performed a track they recently co-wrote with Lemmy, entitled "Miss Me ...

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ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Begin Work On New Album

ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY will enter Richmond, Virginia's Glass Hand Recording studios with producer Mark Miley (ATP's "Staring at the Divine") beginning February 6 to begin laying down tracks for their new album, "Fulton Hill" — the band's first recording with new vocalist Johnny Weils. Advance songtitles from "Fulton Hill" include "Last of all Last Calls", "Blasphemy", ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Pens Tune With COMES WITH THE FALL Guitarist

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has reportedly collaborated with COMES WITH THE FALL guitarist William DuVall on one song for Cantrell's upcoming solo album. DuVall, who regularly plays with Cantrell as part of his backing band, is said to have penned the lyrics for the track, which reportedly features some of Jerry's trademark ...

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IN BATTLE Announce New Bassist

John Frölén, guitarist for the Sundsvall, Sweden-based death metallers IN BATTLE, has taken over the bass duties in the band. Session guitarist for the group going forward will be Daniel Dlimi (AEON, SOULDRAINER, STUM). As previously reported, IN BATTLE will issue their new album, "Welcome To The Battlefield", on August 4 through Cold/Metal Blade Records. ...

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SYSTEMATIC: Live Dates Announced

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SYSTEMATIC have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Feb. 28 - Roosters - Alameda, CA (w/ THOUGHT CRIME, EMPIRE, MERIS) Apr. 09 - Pine Street - Livermore, CA (w/ AFTER THE SILENCE) As previously reported, SYSTEMATIC recently parted ways with Elektra Records after releasing two albums through ...

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HEAVENLY Chart In Finland, France

"Dust To Dust", the third album of the French metal band HEAVENLY, entered the Finnish charts at No. 71 and the French charts at No. 135 on its first week of release. View the entire French chart here. The follow-up to 2001's "Sign Of The Winner", which is being described by the band ...

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DOWNSET To Release New Album In March

DOWNSET will release their new album, "Universal", in March through Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. "Universal" was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager, mixed by Wes Seidman and mastered by Tom Baker, and features the band lineup of Ares, Rey Orepeza (vocals), Chris Lee (drums) and Rico Villasenor (bass). Commented label owner Kyle Gibbons, "My ...

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