ENSLAVED Sign With TABU RECORDINGS

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED have inked a deal with Tabu Recordings. The band will shortly be entering Grieghallen Studios (last two ENSLAVED albums, MAYHEM, EMPEROR) to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Below the Lights", tentatively due later in the year. The production team for the album will consist of the power-trio of Jørgen ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Documentary To Air On U.K. TV

A half-hour U.K. documentary on GUNS N' ROSES, entitled "10 Ways GN'R Changed The World", will be airing on Sky channel's The Amp on Wednesday, May 12 at 8:00 p.m. and on channel Scuzz on Saturday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. The documentary is said to be "basically a show where celebrities talk about the ...

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THE DARKNESS Singer Reconciles With Girlfriend

The Sun reports that THE DARKNESS frontman Justin Hawkins has gotten back together with ex-love Sue Whitehouse. "I'm glad to say we are back together," Hawkins said. "She's the only human for me. I can't live without her." He added, "We split up because everything just got on top of me last year. Things went ...

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VADER Enter Studio To Begin Recording 'The Beast'

Polish death metallers VADER will enter Radio Gdansk Studio on May 10 to begin recording their new album, "The Beast". The recording sessions will run through June 6 and the band will only take a one-day break on May 31 to play a show with METALLICA and SLIPKNOT in Chorzów, Poland. Frontman Peter and fill-in ...

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MINI GENE Explains The Origins Of MINI KISS

Todd Hyman of the Long Island Press caught up with Joey Fatale, who plays the role of Gene Simmons in the vertically challenged cover band MINI KISS. "Here's the deal," says Fatale of his band. "There's this bar in the city called the Lava Lounge. Me and Mikey [O'Connor, Mini Ace] used to go there ...

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