STEVEN ADLER Comments On Reunion Jam With SLASH, IZZY

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has commented on his surprise jam with ex-GNR guitarists Slash and Izzy Stradlin during a show last month by his new band SUKI JONES. The occasion, which took place at the Key Club in Hollywood, California, marked the first time that the three former GUNS N' ...

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Reunited Death Metallers BRUTALITY To Record New Album

Reunited Tampa death metallers BRUTALITY have worked out their differences with Poland's Still Dead Productions and are scheduled to enter the studio during October/November to record their as-yet-untitled new album for an early 2004 release. The group's recording lineup will consist of the following: Scott Reigel - Lead Vocals Jeff Acres - Bass/Vocals Mausolus Arguelles ...

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DIET OF WORMS Part Ways With Drummer

DIET OF WORMS, the Florida-based band featuring SAVATAGE singer Damond Jiniya and MORBID ANGEL producer Juan "Punchy" Gonzalez, have parted ways with drummer Steve "Divine" Wright. According to the band's web site, Steve "left the ranks to pursue other interests. We wish him all the luck in the world...and then some." The group — whose ...

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CLOVEN HOOF Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends CLOVEN HOOF are the latest act to be confirmed for next year's installment of the Keep It True II festival, set to be held on April 10, 2004 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. As previously reported, fellow NWOBHM metallers SATAN will reunite in their original "Court In ...

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RE:AKTOR Video Posted Online

RE:AKTOR's video for the track "Damage Zone" has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Damage Zone" comes off the Portuguese band's debut album, "Zero Order", which was released last month through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by the band's mastermind [Nexion] (guitars, electronic programming & sampling, bass], and mastered by ...

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SHANE GAALAAS To Release Solo Debut

Canadian drummer/percussionist Shane Gaalaas, whose stellar resume includes a hard rock "who's who" in addition his own band ventures, COSMOSQUAD and DIESEL MACHINE, is stepping out from behind his kit and stepping up to the plate in a big way with his first solo album, "Primer". Written, performed, and recorded entirely by Gaalaas himself who, ...

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ZEBRA Singer Joins AKRON SYMPHONY In LED ZEPPELIN Tribute

Amy Bracken Sparks of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Akron Symphony Orchestra will tackle the work of Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones this weekend at the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall in Akron, Ohio, the orchestra's regular home. According to Jeffrey Sperry, executive director of the 52-year-old orchestra, 50 members of the 83-member ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Mother Earth' Single To Include New Song

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION will release their new single, "Mother Earth", on Monday, October 13 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It will be available in the following formats: a 2-track version, a limited 5-track edition and as a special DVD-plus edition. In addition to a brand-new song, titled "Jane Doe" (MP3 clip), and acoustic ...

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THERAPY? To Release First-Ever DVD

THERAPY? will release their first-ever DVD, "Scopophobia" (view cover here), on October 20 in continental Europe and October 27 in the U.K. through Eagle Vision (a division of Eagle Rock Entertainment). The disc features the full 19-song live set from the group's show in Belfast in June, plus the following promo videos: 01. ...

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CRUACHAN: New Album Preview Posted Online

Ireland's CRUACHAN have posted a short MP3 preview of their forthcoming album, "Pagan", at this location. "Pagan", tentatively due in early 2004 through Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records), was recorded and mixed at Sonic studios in Dublin and is the follow-up to last year's "Folk-Lore". ...

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