SAMMY HAGAR Confirms Live Album, PLANET US Delay

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar has sent out a message to his mailing list updating fans on his upcoming plans. It reads as follows: "Hey REDheads, The Internet moves quicker than me so I'll give you a half-ass version, lol, of what's going on. The tour this year is still being put together. That ...

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TOMMY LEE: In Writing Mode

TOMMY LEE bassist Marty O'Brien has posted the following update via the message board of the unofficial LEE web site www.joysmayhem.com: "Both Tommy and I are just spending lots of time at home writing new songs... He's up at Tommyland in the big studio working on new stuff, and I'm over at uh… Martyland?… working ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Mix New Album In 5.1 Surround Sound

IRON MAIDEN are set to mix their forthcoming album in 5.1 surround sound as well as stereo, according to producer Kevin Shirley. "It will be a little different to the CD mix, so it should be fantastic!" he wrote on his web site. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World" is due in the ...

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HALFORD Manager: GLENN TIPTON Was NOT At Las Vegas Gig

Despite persistent rumors to the contrary, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton was not in attendance with his son at the opening-night gig of HALFORD's recent mini-tour at House Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to HALFORD manager John Baxter. "Glenn was not at HALFORD's performance [in Vegas on Feb. 1]," Baxter told BLABBERMOUTH.NET when ...

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NIGHT IN GALES Announce New Drummer

Germany's NIGHT IN GALES have recruited drummer Adriano Ricci (BLOOD RED ANGEL, TORTURE CHAMBER) as a replacement for Christian Bass, who announced his amicable departure from the group in September in order to pursue other musical projects. "We're just about rehearsing on a regular basis again and will record a promo as soon as possible," ...

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AETERNUS Set Release Date For 'A Darker Monument'

Norway's AETERNUS have set an April 7 European release date through Nocturnal Art Productions for their new album, "A Darker Monument". "A Darker Monument" was recorded at Greighallen Studios with producer Pytten (ENSLAVED, MORK GRYNING) and is the follow-up to 2000's "Ascension of Terror". ...

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