QUEENSRŸCHE: 'The Art Of Live' CD Due In June

QUEENSRŸCHE's recently released DVD, "The Art of Live", will be issued on CD format on June 8 through Sanctuary Records. Although the track listing is still being worked out, rumors are that "Comfortably Numb" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" are being replaced by "Anybody Listening", according to a posting on the band's web site. No ...

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CLUTCH: Videogame Mania

CLUTCH's track "Immortal" is featured on the new Eidos Interactive game "Hitman Contracts" for PlayStation 2, X-Box and PC. In addition, the group's song "The Mob Goes Wild" will be featured in the upcoming Eidos release "Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood". In other news, CLUTCH frontman Neil Fallon was recently interviewed by IGN.com, ...

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VINDIKATION Finish Mixing Debut CD

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 their debut CD, "Chamber of Discontent" for a summer release. The recording contains 10 tracks with a running time of 45 minutes. Mastering for the ...

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EXCITER Set Release Date For Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics

Canadian thrash pioneers EXCITER have set "New Testament - Coven of Re-Recorded Classics" as the title of their upcoming collection of reworked early songs, due June 7 through France's Osmose Productions. A North American release through The End Records is expected a short time later. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: ...

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MEMORY GARDEN: Single Artwork Posted Online

Stockholm, Sweden's MEMORY GARDEN, the band featuring former ABSKTRAKT ALGEBRA guitarist Simon Johansson, have posted the cover artwork (by the outstanding artist Travis Smith) for their upcoming seven-inch single release, "Marion", at this location. The single, containing the tracks "Nameless" and "Marion", will be released through the group's own Heathendoom Music label. For ...

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HEAVENLY: Lineup Changes Galore

French metallers HEAVENLY have parted ways with guitarist Frédéric Leclercq, bassist Pierre-Emmanuel Pelisson and drummer Maxence Pilo. The split, which leaves vocalist Benjamin Sotto and guitarist Charley Corbiaux as the sole remaining members of the group, is being attributed to "musical and professional" differences. According to a posting on the band's official web site, three ...

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SLASH, Wife Reveal Name Of Their Second Child

Former GUNS N' ROSES/current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash (real name: Saul Hudson), 38, and his wife, Perla Hudson, 31, an ex-model, plan to name their second child Cash Anthony, according to People magazine. The baby, a boy, is due in July. Their son London is 2. ...

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