ZWAN Cover IRON MAIDEN Classic On Upcoming Single

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan's new band, ZWAN, have recorded a cover of the IRON MAIDEN classic "Number of the Beast" for inclusion on their upcoming "Honestly" single. The three-track CD will also feature the non-album track "Freedom Ain't What It Used To Be". ZWAN, whose lineup is completed by ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, ...

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Former DIABOLIC Members Launch UNHOLY GHOST

More changes have taken place in the DIABOLIC camp since our last update. It now appears that DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar) have decided to branch off and form a brand new band called UNHOLY GHOST, thereby allowing guitarist Brian Malone to carry on ...

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ABSORBED Split With Guitarist, Announce Upcoming Gigs

Dutch death metallers ABSORBED have parted ways with guitarist Ferdy due to personal differences. A replacement guitarist has yet to be found, according to the group's official web site. Meanwhile, the band have announced several gigs during the coming weeks. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 31 - Pazzop – Bladel, NETH (w/ DESASTER) Feb. ...

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CRUACHAN Book Studio Time

Ireland's CRUACHAN have booked Sonic studios in Dublin from March 29 to May 11 to record their next album, tentatively due in the fall through Hammerheart Records. The band's last album, "Folk-Lore", was released in 2002. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Records Vocals For New BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CD!

OZZY OSBOURNE has recorded a guest lead vocal appearance on the upcoming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CD, "The Blessed Hellride", due in April via Spitfire Records. Osbourne was reportedly followed by MTV cameras and crew last Thursday (Jan. 9) as he came down to BLS's recording studio and laid down his vocals on a track entitled ...

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THE WHO Guitarist Arrested!

THE WHO guitarist Pete Townshend has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography, according to Scotland Yard. He has not yet been charged with a crime. The arrest comes after Pete, in a newspaper interview, invited police to come to his home and examine his computer, saying there would be no proof that ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer Involved In Three-Car Pile-Up

Former METAL CHURCH and current REVEREND frontman David Wayne was involved in a three-car pile-up in Tacoma, Washington over the weekend and had to be rushed to a local hospital to have his injuries treated. Wayne, who completed a short European tour with REVEREND in December, was reportedly traveling west on 56th and I5 at ...

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EAT THE DAY Unveil New Vocalist

EAT THE DAY, the group led by former LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland, have recruited former STALKING TOM frontman Adam Yas as their new vocalist. "When we heard the MP3 he sent, we knew that we had found the missing link," Borland told Revolver magazine. "Every line he sings is a spike through your head." ...

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