BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Select Producer, Prepare To Record Debut CD

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, have tapped Steve Thompson (KORN, METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES) to produce their debut album, tentatively due before the end of the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The group, who recently parted ways with former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer ...

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PROGPOWER USA IV Officially Sold Out

ProgPower USA IV, North America's premiere festival for progressive and power metal music, has officially sold out more than three months in advance. The festival will return to Atlanta's Earthlink Live, the venue that housed last fall's sold-out event, on Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6. "I don't think anyone can doubt that ProgPower ...

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KROKUS: Spanish Concerts Cancelled

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS have cancelled the remaining four dates on their Spanish tour due to an alleged "breach of contract" on the part of the tour promoter. "The band has played a great and fantastic gig in Madrid and has been celebrated enthusiastically by their Spanish fans," the group write on their official ...

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EDGUY Set Working Title For New CD

German melodic metallers EDGUY have set "Mysteria" as the working title for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2004 through AFM Records. "We'll have some great surprises for you, so stay tuned," EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet wrote on the band's official web site regarding the new material. "Musically it's gonna sound like EDGUY ...

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MICHAEL KISKE: No Chance Of A Reunion With HELLOWEEN

Ex-HELLOWEEN and current SUPARED frontman Michael Kiske has once again dismissed the possibility of a future collaboration with his former bandmates, saying that a new HELLOWEEN album with his vocals "wouldn't have a real soul." "If I would get back to HELLOWEEN we would NEVER be able to do a really GOOD record because we ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: DVD Preview Posted Online

A live video of LED ZEPPELIN's "Kashmir", recorded in August 1979 at the Knebworth Festival, has been posted online at this location. Also available for listening is a live version of "The Ocean" from a June 1972 performance in Southern California. "Kashmir" comes off the group's two-DVD set, "Led Zeppelin DVD", featuring nearly ...

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IRON MAIDEN: European Tour Kick-Off Set List Revealed!

IRON MAIDEN premiered one new song, titled "The World's Wildest Dream", during the kick-off show of the European leg of the "Give Me Ed…'Til I'm Dead" world tour Friday night (May 23) at Coliseum Sports Palace in La Coruna, Spain. The group's complete set list for the gig was as follows: 01. The Number Of ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Rejoins DIO!

Guitarist Craig Goldy will rejoin DIO for the group's summer European festival shows and the six-week North American tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD. RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini, who was previously announced to have joined DIO as the band's new touring guitarist, is said to have pulled out of the gig for "personal" reasons. Goldy, ...

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