VELVET REVOLVER To Guest On 'Jay Leno'

According to a posting on the RCA Records web site, VELVET REVOLVER will be the featured musical guests on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday, October 14 at 11:35 p.m. EST. VELVET REVOLVER are due to tour the U.S. later this year before they return for a series of European dates in ...

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PAIN: New Album Due In January

PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "A few words on the progress of the new album. I know it's been a while, but now I'm in the final stages of mixing and will be mastering in a couple of weeks. I've decided the first single ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have parted ways with singer Richie Wicks due to "his ongoing work commitments," according to an official statement. TYGERS OF PAN TANG hope to announce a replacement singer shortly. The group are currently preparing to begin recording the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Noises From the Cathouse" CD, tentatively ...

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HATEBREED Singer To Guest On New NAPALM DEATH Album

HATEBREED singer Jamey Jasta has been tapped to record a guest appearance on the new NAPALM DEATH album, tentatively titled "The Code Is Red...Long Live The Code". The CD, which is currently being recorded at Foel Studios in mid-Wales, is expected to surface in early 2005 via Century Media Records. Songtitles set to appear on ...

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Former STEREOMUD Guitarist Resurfaces In New Project

Former STEREOMUD guitarist John Fattoruso is currently in the process of writing material for a brand new project called FIVE YEAR STARE. Joining Fattoruso in the new band is former OUT OF BODY drummer Chris Hermmans. Fattoruso and Hermmans are currently seeking a bass player and singer while they continue to write and record new ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer: Covers Album To Surface Next Spring

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott told 2FM (Ireland) radio host Dave Fanning on Friday (Oct. 1) that the group are planning on issuing a new, as-yet-untitled 14-song album of hits from the Seventies sometime in April/May 2005. The collection, which will include LEPPARD's versions of hits from DAVID BOWIE, ROXY MUSIC and KINKS (among others), ...

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