TOMMY LEE Recruits Top Musicians For Upcoming 'Drummers' Album

SEVENDUST's Morgan Rose, FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl, GODSMACK vocalist Sully Erna and JANE'S ADDICTION's Stephen Perkins have been approached by former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee about contributing to a drummers album that Lee is putting together. The disc, currently in the planning stages, will feature a variety of multi-talented stick-bashers on various instruments, ...

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SATRIANI, VAI, MALMSTEEN To Appear On 'Rockline'

Guitar legends Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen will make an October 1 appearance on the syndicated radio program "Rockline" to help launch their G3 '03 tour, which kicks off in Phoenix on October 9. A list of radio stations that carry the program is posted at the official "Rockline" web site. ...

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AFTER FOREVER Name New EP

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER have set "Exordium" as the title for their forthcoming mini-CD, tentatively due before the end of October through Transmission Records. The EP, which contains four originals and two covers, was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer. In addition, the group ...

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CHARON's 'Religious/Delicious' Enters Finnish Single Chart At No. 8

CHARON's latest single, "Religious/Delicious", has entered the Finnish single chart at No. 8. "Religious/Delicious" is the second single off the Finnish group's forthcoming fourth full-length album, "The Dying Daylights", due on September 22 through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Downhearted" was recorded at BRR Studios in the group's hometown of Raahe and was ...

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IRON MAIDEN Confirm European Opening Acts

IRON MAIDEN have officially confirmed that rising new U.K. talent — FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND — will be supporting them on a large part of their upcoming "Dance Of Death" European Tour support starting in Frankfurt on November 4 through to Nancy on Oct 29 except in Paris and Poland. Longtime MAIDEN fans, FUNERAL FOR ...

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METALLICA: First European Tour Dates Announced!

METALLICA will be returning to Europe in December for a full-scale indoor tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Dec. 05 - Hannover, GER @ Preussag Arena Dec. 06 - Arnhem, NETH @ Gelredome Dec. 08 - Zurich, SWI @ Hallenstadion Dec. 09 - Paris, FRA @ Palais Omnisports de Bercy Dec. 11 - ...

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Jurors Rule For MARILYN MANSON In Civil Battery Trial

Jurors found in favor of MARILYN MANSON in a federal lawsuit accusing the shock rocker of civil battery for pulling a security guard's head toward his crotch and gyrating during a concert, according to the Associated Press. Manson never contested the accusation, but maintained that it did not constitute battery. Jurors deliberated for nearly seven ...

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FU MANCHU To Record New Material For Possible EP

FU MANCHU will enter the studio shortly to record "5 or 6 new songs," according to the latest online post by singer/guitarist Scott Hill. "3 or 4 [of the tracks] and maybe a cover song will be released soon. We want to release a few new songs before we sign to a new record label. ...

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