VADER: New MP3 Posted Online

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have posted their version of the MORBID ANGEL classic "Immortal Rites" online at this location. The track comes off the just-issued MORBID ANGEL tribute CD, "Tyrants From the Abyss", available through Necropolis Records in the U.S. and Hellspawn Records in Europe. In other news, VADER are set to ...

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BLAZE Split With Drummer

Britain's BLAZE, the band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, have parted ways with drummer Jeff Singer. The group have already invited several candidates to audition for the position and will make their next live appearance as the headliners of Total Fest 5 Festival at the Kings Head, Fulham, London on Saturday, Jan. ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Pay Tribute To Past At Debut Gig

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), made their live debut at Ventura Theatre in Ventura, California on Saturday, Dec. 14. The group, who were supporting MUDVAYNE and TAPROOT at the venue, performed ...

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JOHN SYKES: Z RECORDS Agreement Not A Done Deal

Despite previous reports to the contrary, legendary English guitar superstar John Sykes (TYGERS OF PAN TANG, THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, SYKES) has NOT yet signed a European deal with Z Records. "Contrary to what has been reported on various web sites, I have not signed any contracts with Z Records," Sykes wrote on his ...

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SATYRICON: European Dates Announced

Norway's SATYRICON have announced the dates for their upcoming European tour. They are as follows: Feb. 14 - Essen - Zeche Carl Feb. 15 - Oss, NETH - Groene Engel Feb. 16 - Vosselaar, BEL - Biebob Feb. 17 - Amsterdam, NETH - Melkweg Feb. 18 - Hengelo, NETH - Metropool Feb. 19 - Groeninge, ...

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DEATHRIDE Name Debut, Prepare To Record

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have set "Swinging The Dead" as the title for their forthcoming debut album, tentatively due in July through Roadrunner Records. "We start preproduction [with producer Ross Hogarth] sometime around January 12th to the 15th," Fafara says in an official statement. "We will begin the ...

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Rape Threatened During GUNS N' ROSES Riot

Several female ushers at Philadelphia's First Union Center were threatened with rape by hooligan GUNS N' ROSES fans following the cancellation of the group's Dec. 6 concert, Philadelphia Daily News has reported. Mob mentality reportedly took over as irate fans vented their anger on the arena and the First Union Center staff instead of on ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Hooks Up With ALYSSA MILANO

Actress Alyssa Milano has swapped pop prince Justin Timberlake for LIMP BIZKIT singer Fred Durst, according to British tabloid the Daily Star. The actress — who hooked up with the 'N SYNC singer after his split with Britney Spears — was spotted smooching with Durst on a secret date at Los Angeles' Whiskey Bar on ...

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