'KISS Alive Forever': More Excerpts Posted Online

The second of four excerpts from "KISS Alive Forever - The Complete Touring History", a unique reference of more than 1,900 performances of the storied rock band's career, bolstered by interviews with members of the KISS road crew, as well as opening acts such as IRON MAIDEN, RUSH, CHEAP TRICK, and STYX, is available online ...

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KING'S X Enter Studio To Record New CD

KING'S X have finished recording "10 or so basic tracks" for their upcoming CD, tentatively due sometime in 2003. "Plans are to have the basic album finished (bass, drums, one guitar) prior to the DIO tour," according to the band's official web site. "Then after the tour they will go back into the studio to ...

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THIN LIZZY Cancel Baton Rouge Gig

THIN LIZZY were forced to cancel last night's show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana due to "production conflicts". Here is the group's official statement on the matter: "Unfortunately, due to production conflicts and THIN LIZZY's dissatisfaction with the local promoter, THIN LIZZY has cancelled their show that was scheduled for [last night] (10/21) at The Spanish ...

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ARK Commence Work On New CD

ARK, who feature in their ranks former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current MASTERPLAN vocalist Jorn Lande, ex-CONCEPTION guitarist Tore Østby, former MALMSTEEN drummer John Macaluso, and ex-MALMSTEEN bassist Randy Coven, have entered Area 51 Studios in Celle, Germany to begin recording their new album with producer Tommy Newton (HELLOWEEN, VICTORY). "ARK reunited in Southern France six weeks ago, ...

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ARCH ENEMY: West Coast Dates In December?

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY are presently trying to arrange a tour of the U.S. west coast during December. "Nobody will be happier if this works out than us!" the band insisted during a question-and-answer session on their official web site. "The west coast shows with NILE were really something else…even if the Portland one was slightly…ehhh…chaotic!?" ...

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40 BELOW SUMMER To Open For MUDVAYNE

40 BELOW SUMMER will be filling the main support slot on part of MUDVAYNE's upcoming headlining tour. So far the following dates have been announced: Oct. 26 - Elizabeth, NJ - Rexplex Oct. 27 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theater Oct. 29 - Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock Oct. 31 - Norfolk, VA - Norva ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's TOM MORELLO: Material For Second CD Already Written

Despite the fact that AUDIOSLAVE's self-titled debut has yet to see the light of day, the band are already thinking about a follow-up. "There's almost another album's worth of stuff [already done]," Morello told MTV.com. "The most difficult part of the process was narrowing down the [tunes for the first] record because the other songs ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Writes In From The Road

The following is a re-posting of the latest installment of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian's regular online column, dubbed "Alpha Mail", as it appears on the group's official web site at www.anthrax.com: "I'm on the bus heading to Glasgow. Tonight was the first show in Manchester. I'm currently basking in the after glow of ...

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