ZAKK WYLDE To Co-Write Material With THEORY OF A DEADMAN

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY axeman Zakk Wylde is set to join Roadrunner recording artist THEORY OF A DEADMAN in Los Angeles, California next week to collaborate on material for DEADMAN's forthcoming full-length album, due sometime next year. No further details are available at this time. ...

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KISS Members Attend Florida Screening Of 'Symphony' DVD

Ivette M. Yee of South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that "KISS members Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Tommy Thayer appeared at Royal Palm Beach Stadium 18 theater [Tuesday night, September 9] to watch 'Kiss Symphony', a documentary film that captures the band in concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia in February. The band will ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer To Guest On FRAMEWORK Debut

FRAMESHIFT, the "exciting" new progressive rock project written and produced by Henning Pauly of CHAIN for James LaBrie, vocalist of the legendary prog-metal band DREAM THEATER, will release their debut album, "Unweaving The Rainbow", in early November through Progrock Records. "Composer Henning Pauly has worked in a wide variety of styles," reads an official press ...

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TOMMY LEE To Play Drums On BACKSTREET BOYS Singer's CD

BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter spoke to andPOP.com about his collaboration with former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee on Carter's sophomore solo album, tentatively due in early 2004. "I've got a lot of respect from people like Tommy," Nick said. "Tommy is probably going to be playing some drums on the record with me." Nick ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Comment On RCA Signing

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have issued an official press release confirming their recent signing with RCA Records. "We're thrilled to partner with RCA ...

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W.A.S.P.: No New Music Until 2004

According to a posting on W.A.S.P.'s official web site, www.waspnation.com, "the highly anticipated new albums by W.A.S.P. will be in stores next year as a two-part series. The first album will be out worldwide in February of 2004 and the second album, part two of the story, will be released in late April/early ...

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SLAYER Guitarist Launches Clothing Line

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King has launched his very own clothing line, dubbed KFK Industries. An official web site (www.kfkindustries.com) is currently under construction and will reportedly include SLAYER merchandise as well as details on King's "Guitar Abuse" clinics that he has recently been doing. A source close to SLAYER told BLABBERMOUTH.NET, "[Kerry]'s very ...

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SKID ROW Explain Rochester Cancellation

SKID ROW have issued the following statement regarding their decision to cancel their previously announced gig in Rochester, New York on September 4: "We were told that we were playing a rock 'club' with a stage 20' x 10' in size. (very small but we've done it before) The club owner told that to the ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Unveils New Band!

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has revealed the details of his new band, BACH TIGHT 5. Joining Bach in the new group are guitarist Adam Albright (ex-SKINLAB, DOPESICK), bassist Cheeze (BLACK BONE, DEAD TIGHT 5), guitarist Randall X Rawlings (DEAD TIGHT 5), and drummer Mike Dover (DEAD TIGHT 5). Says Bach: "Adam is from ...

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