VELVET REVOLVER Perform Free Show In Hollywood: Photos Available

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that VELVET REVOLVER played a 45-minute free show for an estimated 3,000 fans last night (Oct. 13) in a Hollywood parking lot, with singer Scott Weiland telling the audience, "this is a celebration of freedom... hopefully we'll have freedom in November." The seven-song set included their current single, "Fall to ...

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RAUNCHY To Enter Studio Next Summer

Danish metallers RAUNCHY are planning on entering the studio next summer to begin recording their third album. "We have not decided whom to team up with yet ... BUT this time we will involve more people in the mixing and mastering process," the band write on their web site. RAUNCHY, who recently replaced singer Lars ...

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CRASHDÏET Sign With STOCKHOLM RECORDS

Swedish "sleaze" rockers CRASHDÏET have signed a deal with Universal Music, Stockholm Records and Ten Production and are currently recording material for their full-length debut, tentatively due in early 2005. The first single, "Riot in Everyone", has already been completed, and a video for the track is currently being filmed. In the meantime, you can ...

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TESTAMENT: 1988 'Bootleg' Live DVD Now Available

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT are currently offering another live "bootleg" in DVD format for sale in the "Merch" section of the group's official web site. "Testament - Live at the Omni 1988" was filmed at the Omni in Oakland, CA on December 30, 1988. "Testament - Live at the Omni 1988" (view cover ...

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APPARITION Announce New Singer, Continue Working On Debut Album

Atlanta, Georgia-based APPARITION, the new band featuring ex-THE DEADLIGHTS guitarist Billy Roan, have announced the addition of singer Amy Marie to the group's ranks. The band's former vocalist, Mikey, will join forces with Roan in writing future music for the group, according to a posting on their web site. APPARITION are currently working on their ...

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GOD.FEAR.NONE To Release Debut Album Next Spring

GOD.FEAR.NONE, the new Greek melodic death metal band formed by ex-SADWINGS members Jim Voutsas (guitar) and Chronis (vocals), are scheduled to release their debut album next spring via Sonic Age Records. GOD.FEAR.NONE, as SADWINGS, have supported NEVERMORE in the past, and are said to be "definitely one of the most promising European metal groups in ...

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AXAMENTA Sign With KARMAGEDDON MEDIA

Belgium's AXAMENTA, the former band of current EPICA bassist Yves Huts, have inked a deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The group will enter the studio next spring to begin recording a full-length album containing 13 tracks "spanning a dark variety of different styles," according to the band. Earlier this year, AXAMENTA completed ...

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