KISS To Tour With DEF LEPPARD?

According to KissKollector.com, KISS manager Doc McGhee has confirmed that KISS are in talks with DEF LEPPARD about possibly touring together next year. As reported here yesterday, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has told the Associated Press that KISS will take a break from touring following their final dates with AEROSMITH later this month and will ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: I Cheated On OZZY With RANDY RHOADS

Imdb.com reports that OZZY OSBOURNE's marriage nearly collapsed in the early 1980s — after wife Sharon Osbourne cheated on him with his band's guitarist Randy Rhoads. The shocking revelation was made public by Sharon in the family's new tome "Ordinary People: Our Story", which charts their incredible lives through the eyes of all members of ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE, THE LEGION To Team Up For European Tour

Finland's IMPALED NAZARENE and Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION will reportedly be teaming up for a European tour beginning in late February. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, THE LEGION will be releasing a limited-edition gatefold-sleeve version of their debut album, "Unseen To Creation", featuring two exclusive bonus tracks. The ...

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IRON MAIDEN's 'Rainmaker' Enters U.K. Chart At No. 13

IRON MAIDEN's "Rainmaker" has entered Britain's singles chart at No. 13. Meanwhile, LIMP BIZKIT's cover of THE WHO classic "Behind Blue Eyes" has debuted at No. 18 on the same chart. "Rainmaker", written by guitarist Dave Murray, bassist Steve Harris and vocalist Bruce Dickinson, comes off IRON MAIDEN's latest album "Dance Of Death", which has ...

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FIREBIRD To Support MONSTER MAGNET In London

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 05 - Station Road, High Wycombe, UK @ The Irish Center Dec. 07 - Charing Cross Road, London, UK @ Astoria (w/ MONSTER MAGNET) FIREBIRD's latest album, "No. 3", was released in June through ...

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CRUACHAN, BALANCE OF POWER Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

CRUACHAN, BALANCE OF POWER, FOURWAYKILL, INFOBIA and WHITE BUFFALO are the latest acts confirmed for next year's installment of the Bloodstock Festival, set to take place September 3-4, 2004 at The Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. As previously reported, Austria's EDENBRIDGE are also scheduled to perform at the event, which will feature a total of ...

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VIRGIN STEELE To Play Special Benefit Gig

VIRGIN STEELE'S David DeFeis (vocals), Edward Pursino (guitar) and Josh Block (bass) will team up with former EXORCIST drummer Geoff Fontaine to perform a gig of "strange and beautiful" cover tunes on December 13 at The Village Pub South (198 Broadway) in Amityville, New York. This concert is a benefit for the South Shore Music ...

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