Report: KURT COBAIN Wanted To Quit NIRVANA And Join HOLE

Reuters is reporting that NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain was considering quitting the band to work with his wife, singer Courtney Love, in the months prior to his death, according to a previously unpublished interview. Cobain reportedly said he had a stronger musical affinity with Love's band HOLE than he had found with any other musicians, ...

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TOMMY LEE's 'Rok Bar' In Miami To Open In Two Weeks

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is one of the co-owners of the much-hyped Rok Bar in Miami, which was expected to open last Tuesday, but has once again been delayed, according to The Miami Herald. "Perhaps Lee was too busy hanging thistight with Naomi Campbell, P. Diddy and Lenny Kravitz at 6 a.m. Monday ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Honkin' On Bobo' Setlist Revealed

AEROSMITH fanatic Aerofanatic.com has posted the setlist from the opening night of the group's "Honkin' On Bobo" tour. The trek, which also features CHEAP TRICK, kicked off on Thursday, March 11 at United Spirit Arena In Lubbock, Texas. AEROSMITH's setlist for the Lubbock show was as follows: 01. Toys In The Attic 02. Love In ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL's 'Kings And Queens' Enters German Chart At No. 40

AXEL RUDI PELL's new album, "Kings And Queens" enter the German Media Control chart at position No. 40. The CD also debuted at position No. 75 on the Swedish Album chart. The follow-up to 2002's "Shadow Zone", "Kings And Queens" was produced by Axel and co-produced, mixed and engineered by Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, MOTORHEAD, SAXON, ...

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STEEL PROPHET: Burning Building Halts Recording Session

STEEL PROPHET have issued the following update on the recording sessions for their new album, entitled "Beware": "All drum tracks are finished for ten original songs and one cover song. Guitar dubs will start in a day or two. On Sunday we had a strange situation develop when the lights started flickering in the studio. ...

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PARADISE LOST Part Ways With Drummer LEE MORRIS

PARADISE LOST have parted ways with drummer Lee Morris due to "personal and musical differences." No replacement has been named as yet, although the new album will continue to be recorded as previously planned. "We are sorry to see Lee go, and wish him all the best for the future," the band said in a ...

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ANNIHILATOR: New Members Announced

Long-running Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR have announced the addition of bassist Sandor de Bretan and drummer Rob Falzano to the group's ranks. Bretan hails from Waters' hometown of Ottawa Canada, while Falzano, a Boston native, came recommended to Water by "All For You" studio drummer Mike Mangini, who was also Falzano's teacher. Mangini will also be ...

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METALLICA's ULRICH: We Don't Owe People Anything

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has defended the group's latest album, "St. Anger", against criticism that it is virtually unlistenable, telling The Oregonian that heavy metal fans are not open to their favorite bands changing and experimenting with a tried-and-tested formula. "We needed to make a record that was underproduced, and I think we succeeded!" Lars ...

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