Former DEEP PURPLE Guitarist To Be Portrayed In Upcoming Movie

British newspaper Sunday Mail reports: "Rising star Iain Robertson is to play guitar legend and DEEP PURPLE founder Ritchie Blackmore in a new rock movie, Telstar. Robertson, who was in SMALL FACES, will appear with ex-Eastender Paul Nicholls as a member of THE TORNADOS, who had a hit with Telstar. Lock Stock and Two Smoking ...

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Former MEGADETH Members Unite In New Band, Vocalist Needed

MEGADETH alumni David Ellefson (bass), Jimmy DeGrasso (drums), Al Pitrelli (guitar) and Marty Friedman (guitar) have formed a new band together, and are in search of vocalist. A band moniker has yet to be disclosed. To audition for the vocalist opening, please send material (i.e. CD/tape, photo, bio, etc.) to Entertainment Services Unlimited at: Entertainment ...

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THE PROJECT HATE, 2 TON PREDATOR To Play TUSKA 2002 Club Gig

THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame, and fellow Swedes 2 TON PREDATOR will play at Tavastia Club in Helsinki, Finland on July 12th as part of the Tuska 2002 festival. In its fifth installment, Tuska 2002 festival (which is scheduled to take place on July 12-14 in the Kaisaniemi park in the ...

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JOHNNY MORROW: The Official Statement

An official statement has been issued about former the passing of former IRON MONKEY/MURDER ONE frontman Johnny Morrow, was found dead in his apartment on Saturday morning, June 22nd, by his housemate, ex-IRON MONKEY guitarist Jim Rusby. "On Saturday June 22nd, John Paul Morrow passed away," begins the statement. "He was vocalist and frontman for ...

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THE SILHOUETTE Call It Quits

THE SILHOUETTE, featuring vocalist Chity Somapala (AVALON/IVANHOE) and guitarist Lou St. Paul (WINTERS BANE), have disbanded following the group's failure to secure a record contract. Prior to the group's split, Somapala and St. Paul were working on the material for THE SILHOUETTE's debut CD, a concept album entitled Divinity Of Wraiths. To download three MP3 ...

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Norway's SLAYER Magazine To Unleash Issue #17

Norway's Slayer magazine is currently preparing its 17th issue (dubbed "Witching Metal") containing 68 pages in the familiar Slayer vein, featuring interviews with Jon Nødtveidt of DISSECTION (the first interview after his arrest!), EXODUS, CANDLEMASS, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, OCCULT, RAZOR, THE CROWN, MERCILESS, BLACK WIDOW (the ancient UK prog band), MANINNYA BLADE, OMEN, FRANK GOSDZIK (a.k.a. ...

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TOMAHAWK Announce Free Los Angeles Gig

TOMAHAWK, the "all star" band featuring former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, ex-HELMET drummer Jon Stainer, former JESUS LIZARD guitarist Duane Denison, and ex-THE COWS/current MELVINS bassist Kevin Rutmanis, will play a free warm-up show for their upcoming tour with TOOL at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles, California on July 10th at 6:00 PM. ...

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