DEMON DRIVE Finish Recording New CD

German melodic rockers DEMON DRIVE (formerly known as CASANOVA) have completed the recordings for their new album, tentatively entitled …Four Play, for a spring 2003 release. In other news, the group's version of the KISS track "What Makes The World Go 'Round" will be appearing on the upcoming tribute album consisting of nothing but songs ...

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GODHEAD To Play Last Show Of Summer At Hollywood Club

GODHEAD will play their last show of the summer on Monday, July 15th at the Viper Room in Hollywood, California. This will be the group's final gig before they enter the studio to record their new album, due in early 2003. As previously reported, GODHEAD are still seeking a new label home following the apparent ...

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VANDERHOOF Announce New Keyboardist

VANDERHOOF, led by METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, have parted ways with keyboardist Brian Cokeley on the eve of the release of the group's sophomore full-length effort, A Blur In Time. According to the group's official web site, "[Brian's] personal life is requiring more attention than in years past, and he is unable to fully ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Recruit Ex-EARTHTONE 9 Guitarist For London Gig

PITCHSHIFTER have recruited former EARTHTONE 9 guitarist Joe Roberts to fill in for Jim Davies at their show with IGGY POP at London's Brixton Academy on Saturday, July 13th. Davies is unable to play due to his live commitments with THE PRODIGY, who are scheduled to headline the Wittness festival in Meath the same night. ...

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FOR MY PAIN Nearly Done Recording Debut CD

FOR MY PAIN, the new Finnish "goth metal" supergroup featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLECTION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have reportedly completed most of ...

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HUGHES TURNER PROJECT Announce Support Acts For European Tour

HUGHES TURNER PROJECT (HTP), the collaboration between former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes and ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, have lined up Germany's DOMAIN and Japan's BLIND FAITH as the support acts on their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off on September 8th in Sweden and conclude on October 8th ...

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JOHN NORUM: "I Don't Know If I Will Return To DOKKEN"

Former EUROPE/DOKKEN guitarist John Norum has broken his silence over his recent departure from the latter group's European tour and his future plans, which may or may not include a EUROPE reunion. In an update posted at his official web site, Norum stated that "my hand [which was injured during the aforementioned tour] has healed ...

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RAYMOND HERRERA: Life After FEAR FACTORY

Ex-FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera has spoken to Britain's Rock Sound magazine about life after FEAR FACTORY. "I'm very excited about the future," the drummer told the magazine. "There are so many avenues I can go down now that I'm no longer concentrating on FEAR FACTORY." These avenues have resulted in a workload ...

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