ALEX SKOLNICK Talks About Playing In OZZY OSBOURNE's Band

Former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick has spoken out about the experience of auditioning for — and ultimately landing — the guitarist gig in OZZY OSBOURNE's band, only to be told less than a month later it had been given to someone else. Asked via his message board what was it like playing with Ozzy and ...

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SIEGES EVEN Set Title For New Studio Album

Reunited German progressive metallers SIEGES EVEN have set "The Art Of Navigating By The Stars" as the title of their forthcoming studio album, tentatively due before the end of the year. As previously reported, SIEGES EVEN will record their show at the Headway Festival 2004 for their very first live album, tentatively due in late ...

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STEVE VAI To Perform At CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL

Steve Vai will be performing at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival at the Cottonbowl in Dallas, Texas. The three-day music event will raise funds for the Crossroads Center. Set for June 4-6 at Fair Park, the Crossroads Guitar Festival will culminate in an all-star concert on June 6, featuring Clapton, B.B. King, Carlos Santana, Brian ...

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LEAVES' EYES Set Release Date For First Single

LEAVES' EYES, the new band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY (who are fronted by Liv's husband Alexander Krull), will release their first single, "Into the Light", on April 19 through Napalm Records. "Into the Light" comes off the group's debut album, "Lovelorn", due on May 24. ...

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PRONG Bassist Explains Temporary Lineup Changes

PRONG bassist Mike Longworth has issued the following update on the band's official web site regarding the group's temporary lineup changes for their upcoming festival appearances "Hey you all, it's Mike. I just wanted to fill you all in on what's going on right now with the lineup of PRONG... Monte [Pittman, guitar] will be ...

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TRACII GUNS: NIKKI SIXX Can't Stand POISON

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) has commented on bandmate Nikki Sixx's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) vow to never tour with "fake bullshit" band like POISON. As previously reported, Sixx responded to the rumors that BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION would be touring with KISS and POISON this summer by saying in an online posting, ...

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ELEKTRIC ZOO: DARIO MOLLO And GRAHAM BONNET Hit The Road

ELEKTRIC ZOO, the new project featuring Italian guitarist Dario Mollo and legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE), have lined up the following dates during April/May: Apr. 19 – Orpheum – Graz, AUT Apr. 29 - Sala Bikini – Barcelona, SPA Apr. 30 - Sala Macumba - Madrid, SPA May 01 ...

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MORBID ANGEL Guitarist Enters The 'Chambers Of Dis'

The following update was posted on MORBID ANGEL's official web site: "Gaming Newsflash!!!! Anyone remember the old school 3D game DOOM by ID Software? Surely by now everyone knows what a 3D gaming WHORE Trey is. If he isn't Railing up a storm in the Quake 3 InstaGIB servers he's going to work showing those ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Film Video For 'Build A Bridge'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has reportedly told fans following the group's gig in Lisbon, Portugal Friday night (Feb. 27) that the band will be shooting a video for the song "Build A Bridge" this week. No further information is available at this time. "Build A Bridge" comes off LIMP BIZKIT's fourth full-length album, "Results ...

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