HOMO IRATUS Added To KONKHRA European Tour

Greece's HOMO IRATUS are the final act confirmed for the forthcoming European tour featuring KONKHRA, ILLNATH and CORPUS MORTALE. Tentative dates are as follows: Oct. 30 – Kiel, GER @ TBA Oct. 31 - Rostock, GER @ TBA Nov. 01 – Berlin, GER @ TBA Nov. 02 – Stettin, POL @ TBA Nov. 03 – ...

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Review: IRON MAIDEN Rules Over Cricket

Mike Senft of The Arizona Republic reviewed the reviewed the IRON MAIDEN/DIO/MOTÖRHEAD tour when it came to the Cricket Pavilion in Phoenix Friday night (August 22). "The crowd, which had swelled to over 10,000 by the time the band took the stage, roared as Vincent Price's intonation of 'Woe to you of earth and sea,' ...

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Ex-UGLY KID JOE Singer Teams Up With Former FAITH NO MORE Members

Vocalist Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID JOE, LIFE OF AGONY, MEDICATION) has started a new group with former FAITH NO MORE members Billy Gould (bass) and Jon Hudson (guitar). The as-yet-unnamed San Francisco-based project, which is also said to include Craig McFarland from the acclaimed Bay Area band M.I.R.V., are currently seeking a drummer and are ...

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ANTHRAX Singer Says He Is Against Illegal Music Downloading

ANTHRAX vocalist John Bush recently spoke to Sweden's Metalshrine about his stance on the illegal music-downloading issue. "I think of it as a negative thing," he said. "The reality is that record sales are down, so how is that positive? Anybody who says it positive...why are record sales down? Somebody said record sales are down ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer Lands Solo Deal

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum has reportedly signed a deal with Atlanta-based Sixthman Records (distributed through Warner Bros.) for the release of his solo album, "Hollywood Zen". The CD, which has been two years in the making, "is about my ups and downs in Hollywood," Sorum said. "It's very ...

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MANDY LION Announces Solo Appearances

WWIII/WICKED ALLIANCE vocalist Mandy Lion and his solo band will perform on August 30 at Press Box in Anaheim, California and on October 13 at the Huntridge in Las Vegas, Nevada. More information will be made available soon. ...

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MONTROSE Reunite For First Time In 25 Years: Photos Available

The original members of MONTROSESammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose, Bill Church and Denny Carmassi — reformed for the first time in 25 years for three special performances during the final shows of Hagar's summer tour. Also joining Hagar and his band THE WABORITAS on stage during the shows was VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony. ...

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