BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Debut To Surface In February

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), are in the process of mixing their debut album with producer Steve Thompson (KORN, METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES) for a tentative February 2004 release. ...

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MACHINE HEAD Finalize Track Listing For 'Through The Ashes Of Empires'

MACHINE HEAD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Through The Ashes Of Empires", tentatively set for an October 13 European release through Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Supercharger" will include the following cuts (final sequence): 01. Imperium 02. Bite The Bullet 03. Left Unfinished 04. Elegy 05. In The Presence Of ...

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BYFIST: Texas Dates Announced

Texas metalheads BYFIST, who feature in their ranks former REVEREND members Davey Lee and Nacho Vara, have lined up the following gigs during September/October: Sep. 14 – Houston, TX @ 19th Hole (w/ SHADOWKEEP) Sep. 19 – San Antonio, TX @ Sam's (w/ SHADOWKEEP) Oct. 17 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Zero's BYFIST will release ...

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THE GENITORTURERS Frontwoman Lands TV Gig

THE GENITORTURERS frontwoman Gen has landed a new gig as the regular music correspondent for "The Spot", a new, weekly half-hour entertainment news show airing in the time slot immediately after "Saturday Night Live" in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg area. "The Spot" will make its debut on WFLA-TV (NBC) on September 13 and will appear ...

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KINGDOM COME Enter Studio To Record New Album

Germany's KINGDOM COME, led by frontman Lenny Wolf, will enter the studio on August 28 to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Independent", tentatively due in early 2004 through UlfTone Music. Says KINGDOME COME's webmaster Marko (who also happens to be Lenny's brother), "For me personally the upcoming album is already the best [KINGDOM ...

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SILENTIUM Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM have confirmed the departure of singer Maija Turunen following the release of their third album, "Sufferion - Hamartia of Prudence". "Due to unexpected conditions, we had to reconcider our situation concerning our new supposed-to-be female vocalist Maija Turunen and because of this, we were forced to give up the talented ...

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AC/DC's 'Live At Donington' To Be Released On DVD

AC/DC's "Live At Donington" concert video, originally issued on VHS in 1992, will receive its long-awaited DVD release through Epic on November 11, according to Billboard.com. A two-hour DVD chronicling an Aug. 17, 1991, show at the famed outdoor U.K. venue, "Live At Donington" will be packaged in a deluxe digi-pack with a 12-page color ...

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GLENN HUGHES Announces Spanish Tour

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes will embark on a short tour of Spain in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 25 – Gamma - Murcia, SPA Sep. 26 – Macumba - Madrid, SPA Sep. 27 – Gares - Pamplona, SPA Sep. 28 – Bikini - Barcelona, SPA Sep. 30 – Roxy ...

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REBELLION Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Germany's REBELLION, featuring former GRAVE DIGGER members Uwe Lulis (guitar) and Tommi Goettlich (bass), have officially parted ways with drummer Randy Black (ANNIHILATOR). The split, which was announced on the band's web site, came about as a result of Black's decision to join fellow German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, thereby leaving him little time to ...

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