GENE SIMMONS Talks Money: 'Being Alive Means I Want More'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently spoke to Bankrate.com about his business philosophies and his penchant for getting involved in other ventures have made him a mogul in his own right even beyond his band's achievements. When asked how much he's worth, Simmons said, "A lot. An awful lot. But numbers aren't indicative of anything except ...

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FANTOMAS: New Album To Contain Only One Track

FANTOMAS singer Mike Patton (ex-FAITH NO MORE) has revealed to Rolling Stone magazine that the group's forthcoming third album, the 55-minute "Delirium Cordia" (due on October 21), contains only one track. "It's my version of ambient music," Patton said. "It's dealing with larger blocks of sound and putting them together. Mood music, I like to ...

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AETERNUS, 1349, RED HARVEST To Team Up For European Tour

Norwegian metal bands AETERNUS, 1349 (featuring SATYRICON drummer Frost) and will be teaming up for a European tour in November. Says AETERNUS mainman Ares, "For us, it's been three years since we played in Europe and we are pretty damn ready to play for you all again. So, prepare for Norwegian metal and ...

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FUELED II FIRE: First EP Available For Purchase

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), are making their first EP available for purchase via mailorder. "Empires of Truth and Hatred" was engineered and recorded this past June with producer Mike Major (AT THE DRIVE-IN, SPARTA). To obtain your copy ...

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SILENT FORCE: New Album Recording Update

SILENT FORCE's Torsten Röhre has finished recording the keyboard parts for the group's third album, "Line Of Attack". Next up, Alex Beyrodt will lay down the guitar tracks, to be followed by D.C. Cooper's (ex-ROYAL HUNT) vocals. The follow up to 2001's "Infatuator" is being produced by Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69) and is ...

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City Says No To 'Suicide Show', But Band Says Yes

Florida shock-rockers HELL ON EARTH have vowed to go ahead with their plans to stage a live suicide during a concert in the city of St. Petersburg next month. Despite the fact that the city officials, in cooperation with the Florida Governors Office, have "strong-armed" venues into canceling their previously announced performance at State Theater ...

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