TOMMY LEE: 'Peace N Big Ass Beats'

The New York Post has posted a correction to an earlier news item that stated former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee would be playing hip-hop or '80s music during his DJ/drumming show at Tavern Saturday (June 26). Lee e-mailed the newspaper to explain what's really in store for Southampton (Long Island, NY) clubbers. ...

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DON DOKKEN: GEORGE LYNCH Wants To Rejoin DOKKEN

Don Dokken recently spoke to Denmark's Antenna web site (formerly Metal Reference) about the new DOKKEN CD, "Hell To Pay", and the lineup changes that have plagued the group during the recent years. Asked about the "tension" between him and former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch, Dokken said, "There's not much tension between me and George ...

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USURPER To Enter Studio In August

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER will enter Engine Music Studios in Chicago in early August with producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE) to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively due late 2004/early 2005 through Earache Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Bones Of My Enemies", "Supernatural Killing Spree", and ...

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FIREBIRD To Tour U.S. East Coast In September

FIREBIRD, the British band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, will release their latest CD, "No. 3", in the U.S. on August 31 through SPV Records. An American tour is in the works to coincide with the release. The band plan to play dates across the East Coast in late September. More details ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Play Soccer For Charity

DEF LEPPARD guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will participate in a charity celebrity football/soccer match taking place on Sunday, June 27 in Carson (close to Los Angeles Airport) at the Home Depot Centre, as part of a musicians team playing against a team of movie/TV stars. Kick-off is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. All proceeds ...

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