JOSH TODD Bucks GUNS N' ROSES

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his failed attempt at becoming the frontman of a new group featuring former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash (guitar), Matt Sorum (drums), and Duff McKagan (bass). After a much-talked-about live performance last April at the Randy Castillo benefit concert in Hollywood with Slash, McKagan, ...

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AC/DC: New York City Set List Revealed

AC/DC performed the following set list during their special, one-off appearance last night (March 11) at Roseland Ballroom in New York City: 01. Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be 02. Back in Black 03. Stiff Upper Lip 04. Gone Shootin' 05. Thunderstruck 06. Rock And Roll Damnation 07. What's Next To The Moon 08. ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Double-CD Anthology On The Way

"Stand Up And Shout: The Dio Anthology", a two-disc collection of classic tracks spanning Ronnie James Dio's entire career, is scheduled for release on May 27 through Warner Bros./ Rhino Records. Described as "the only anthology to include songs from Dio's eras with BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, ELF and DIO," "Stand Up And Shout" arrives augmented ...

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E-RACE To Record New Demo

Bakersfield, California-based hard rock sextet E-RACE will be entering the studio this weekend with producers Jason Miller and The Method (vocalist and bassist/programmer of GODHEAD, respectively) to record a new demo. The session is set to take place at Silvercloud Studios in Burbank, California, the same locale where GODHEAD are currently putting the finishing touches ...

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SUM 41: We Turned Down The METALLICA Tour

SUM 41 guitarist/vocalist Deryk Whibley recently told Launch that his band were offered a slot on the Summer Sanitarium 2003 Tour with METALLICA, LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT, MUDVAYNE, and the DEFTONES, but that they decided to turn it down because they thought that they might not gel with the rest of the lineup. "I think ...

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OPETH, LACUNA COIL To Team Up For North American Tour

Sweden's OPETH will embark on a three-week headlining tour of North America during May. Support at all dates will come from Italy's LACUNA COIL. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 01 - Graceland - Seattle, WA May 02 - Roseland - Portland, OR May 04 - Canes Bar & Grill - San Diego, CA May ...

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ANTHRAX Enter German Chart At #22!

ANTHRAX's latest CD, "We've Come For You All", has entered the German Media Control Album chart at position #22. The follow-up to 1998's "Volume 8 - The Threat is Real" is due in North America on May 6 through Sanctuary Records. ...

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