MACHINE HEAD's PHIL DEMMEL: 'I'm Living Large'

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has told the Contra Costa Times that touring with a bunch of family men in their 30s is much different than it was a decade-and-a-half ago when he first hit the road as a member of the legendary Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE. "Everybody's married, nobody does drugs, we only drink ...

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BLOODSHED: New Recording To Be Issued As 7" Single

Swedish death/black metallers BLOODSHED will have their recently completed three-song promotional recording, "Blade Eleventh", released as a 7" vinyl single through Horrorfiend Records. Horrorfiend is also going to release 7" singles from ABSU, MANIAC BUTCHER and EQUIMANTHORN. In other news, BLOODSHED have been confirmed for the Bands Battle festival, a three-day event set to take ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Cancel Italian Tour

VICIOUS RUMORS' previously announced Italian tour has reportedly been cancelled due to guitarist Geoff Thorpe's "health problems". No further information is currently available. As previously reported, VICIOUS RUMORS recently signed a multi-album recording contract with Holland's Mascot Records. The group's first release for Mascot will be a DVD, entitled "Crushing the World - Part 1". ...

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ASHTON KUTCHER As TOMMY LEE In 'The Dirt' Movie?

According to the latest Popbitch.com newsletter, Ashton Kutcher ("That '70s Show", "The Butterfly Effect") has been approached to play Tommy Lee in the movie adaptation of MÖTLEY CRÜE's best-selling band autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx had previously stated that his early favorite to play ...

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