Former NEUROTICA Guitarist Guests On Prog-Rock CD

Shawn Bowen, guitarist of dark/ambient narcotic metal band BALD DAISY (formerly of NEUROTICA), has recorded guitar tracks on several songs for a prog-rock project called CRYPTIC VISION. The conceptual album is to be entitled "Moments of Clarity", and was composed and recorded by Rick Duncan, who engineered all three NEUROTICA albums. The CD was recorded ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE To Tour Italy, Spain In January

ADLER'S APPETITE (formerly SUKI JONES), the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have lined up the following shows in Italy and Spain during January: Jan. 15 – Rome, ITA @ Alpheus Jan. ...

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BLAZE Announce Third Annual BIG BASH

On December 27, former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley and his band return to JB's Dudley for the third annual BLAZE Big Bash. In its first year the band played songs from their sophomore effort, "Tenth Dimension", for the first time. Last year, the band recorded their first live album, "As Live As It Gets", ...

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KAMELOT: Second Phase Of Songwriting To Take Place In December

KAMELOT will begin the second phase of the new album songwriting in December when vocalist Khan leaves the cold regions of Norway for the sunny seaside town of Anna Maria, Florida to write with the other band members. As previously reported, KAMELOT have written five new songs for the follow-up to this year's "Epica", including ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: Wave Of Talk TV Future?

Pat Nason of United Press International reports that "The Sharon Osbourne Show", one of the more successful new entries in the field of syndicated TV talk shows, may be helping to push the genre away from the sensationalism typified by Jerry Springer, toward a more family friendly tone. Sharon Osbourne began her life of celebrity ...

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DESTRUCTION To Team Up With DEW-SCENTED For European Tour

German thrashers DESTRUCTION will be teaming up with DEW-SCENTED for a European tour beginning in February 2004. The exact cities and dates will be announced soon. DESTRUCTION's latest CD, "Metal Discharge", was released in the U.S. late last month through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Antichrist" marks the recording debut with the ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Part Ways With Drummer

MONSTER MAGNET have parted ways with drummer Micheal Wildwood (ex-CHROME LOCUST). No reason was given for Wildwood's departure. The band are currently recording their new album, tentatively entitled "Monolithic Babies", with producer Scott Humphrey (ROB ZOMBIE, SPINESHANK, ANDREW W.K.). The CD, the group's first with bassist Jim Baglino (LORD STERLING), will feature such cuts as ...

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