Metal-Rules.com Web Site Announces Formation Of Metal Rules Records

Metal-Rules.com, one of the world's largest and longest-running heavy metal webzines, has announced the formation of Metal Rules Records. After nine years of providing top-notch metal news, views, reviews and interviews, the management of the popular web site will enter the competitive and exciting world of music production, promotion, and management. After the initial success ...

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CARDBOARD VAMPYRES Launch Official Web Site

CARDBOARD VAMPYRES, the new "covers" band featuring former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell and ex-THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy, have launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, CARDBOARD VAMPYRES, who also include former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi, will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio ...

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DREAM THEATER: E-Trailer Posted Online

An E-trailer to promote the upcoming DREAM THEATER reissue of their two previously released video collections packaged as a double-DVD has been posted online at this location. "Images and Words: Live in Tokyo" and "Five Years in a LIVEtime", originally released in 1993 and 1998, respectively, comprise the double-DVD containing more than three ...

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AJATTARA Name New Album

AJATTARA, the Finnish "black/dark metal" project featuring AMORPHIS frontman Pasi Koskinen (a.k.a. Ruoja), have set "Tyhjyys" ("Emptiness") as the title of their third album, tentatively due on November 11 through Spinefarm Records. Recordings for the CD are currently taking place at Savonlinna's Sundi Coop studio where AJATTARA recorded their earlier releases, "Itse" (2001) and "Kuolema" ...

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SOUL SIRKUS To Open For VAN HALEN In Calfornia

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), are tentatively scheduled to open for VAN HALEN at two shows in Northern California in early ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: How I Injured My Arm

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted a message on the group's web site explaining the debilitating injury in 2002 that caused severe nerve damage to his left arm and hand, and rendered him unable to play the guitar. Mustaine's message reads as follows: "In December of 2001, a few days after Christmas, I went out ...

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