SAMMY HAGAR In Negotiations With SANCTUARY

Former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar is reportedly in talks with Sanctuary Records about the rights for the reissue of two of Sammy's post-VAN HALEN solo albums, "Ten 13" and "Not For Sale", plus the release of a new "Greatest Hits Live" CD. The live CD will apparently feature around 15 or 16 tracks, including ...

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THE DOORS Drummer Files Suit Against Bandmates Over Concert Tour

Attorneys for THE DOORS drummer John Densmore have filed a legal action in L.A. County Superior Court today charging breach of contract, trademark infringement and unfair competition against fellow band members Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger for the current THE DOORS concert tour, according to Hits Daily Double. The shows, organized by Manzarek and Krieger, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Is Deadbeat Dad: Ex-Wife

The following article was published in the current edition of the National Enquirer: Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE front man Vince Neil is a deadbeat dad who owes more than $20,000 in unpaid child support! That's the charge of Neil's angry ex-wife Elizabeth. She says that the washed-up rocker — who now stars on the TV reality show ...

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KID ROCK Remains Top Dog In Trademark Infringement Decision

KID ROCK's former business associates Alvin Williams and Earl Blunt, of EB-Bran Productions, are not entitled to a piece of Top Dog Records Inc., profits from the sale of Kid Rock merchandise or ownership of the Top Dog Records trademark, a federal judge has determined. U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmonds completely dismissed EB-Bran Productions' trademark ...

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AETERNUS Complete Work On 'A Darker Monument'

Norway's AETERNUS have completed work new album, "A Darker Monument", for a late spring release through Nocturnal Art Productions. Says frontman Ares: "Well, we are now done in studio and we are damn happy with the result that we have. We've managed to record and produce one damn brutal album, as we did in 2000 ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Part Ways With Drummer, Keyboardist

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have parted ways with drummer Akis and keyboardist George Z and have replaced them with CASUS BELI members Fotis and Bob Katsionis, respectively. In addition, the group have recruited a touring guitarist in the shape of ENSEMBLE axeman Alex Haritakis. Upcoming SEPTIC FLESH tour dates: Feb. 22 – Patra, GRE @ TBA ...

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MURDERDOLLS: BILLY IDOL Cover Posted Online

MURDERDOLLS' version of the BILLY IDOL classic "White Wedding" has been posted online at this location. MURDERDOLLS feature in their ranks SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves. ...

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SLIPKNOT To Enter Studio In March

SLIPKNOT have begun writing the songs for the follow-up to 2001's "Iowa" and plan to hit a studio with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN) sometime in March. A late fall release through Roadrunner Records is expected. "Things are going really well right now," Taylor told MTV. "We're writing ...

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