JACK OWEN Explains Decision to Leave CANNIBAL CORPSE

CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen has issued the following statement regarding his decision to leave the group: "After 15 years with CANNIBAL CORPSE, I've decided to leave the group. My heart just wasn't in it anymore, and it was reflected in my appearance on stage. Times change, and I just don't enjoy the music as ...

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DOHENY: Full Demo Track Posted Online

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have posted a full demo recording of the track "Drive Me" at their official web site. Check it out here. DOHENY, who are currently unsigned, are rounded out by rhythm guitarist Sean Kipe, ...

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RAVEN: 1982 Live Performance Out On DVD

RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has posted the following message in the "Loonie Board" section of the band's official web site: "Hi!!! While we continue to futz around collecting more cool footage for our DVD (for example, got killer footage from the last show...really powerful stuff…) I just want to tell you about a DVD that's ...

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METAL CHURCH: Tacoma Show Announced

The current incarnation of METAL CHURCH — guitarists Kurdt Vanderhoof and Jay Reynolds (ex-MALICE), vocalist Ronny Munroe (ex-ROTTWEILLER), drummer Kirk Arrington and bassist Steve Unger — will be playing several dates in May prior to their appearance at BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend in Cleveland in early June. Newly confirmed is a May 20 concert at the ...

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WRATH: More Live Appearances Announced

Chicago thrashers WRATH will follow up their Classic Metal Fest 4 appearance on May 13 Lansing, IL with two other dates in the Midwest. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 13 – Lansing, IL @ Classic Metal Fest 4 May 14 - McHenry IL @ Lenny The Legends May 15 – Kenosha, WI @ Hattricks ...

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VINDIKATION Finalize Track Listing For Debut CD, Full Song Available For Download

VINDIKATION, the new band featuring former STEEL PROPHET members Jim Williams (guitar) and Karl Rosqvist (drums), vocalist Jason McCrarey (SANCTUS) and keyboardist Rob Rampley (WINDS DIED DOWN), have finished mixing and mastering their debut release, "Chamber of Discontent", with engineer Erik Norlander (AYREON, LANA LANE). The recording features "a unique combination of progressive metal music, ...

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Ex-HEAVENLY Members Form New Band, Seek Singer

Former HEAVENLY members Frédéric Leclercq (guitar), Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (bass) and Maxence Pilo (drums) have announced plans to form a new band. "We are currently looking for a singer, influenced by Dio, [John] Corabi, [David] Coverdale, [Graham] Bonnet, that kind of guys," the group write in a statement. "You may ask yourself (and you're absolutely right), ...

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RE: IGNITION To Demo More Material

RE: IGNITION (formerly DEF IGNITION), the new San Francisco Bay Area band led by SKINLAB's Steev Esquivel, have posted the following message on their official web site: "RE:IGNITION is alive! And we want to thank everyone who came out to our first show to help make it a huge success! It was awesome sharing the ...

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ADEMA To Play 'Intimate' Gig In Florida

ADEMA will play a special "intimate" gig at the Gotham Hall in Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday May 19. Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets are available at The Cigar Bar: (239) 337-4662. The band are also scheduled to perform at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre in Pompano Beach, Florida on May 22. As previously ...

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