POISON's C.C. DEVILLE Tops List Of 'Worst Guitar Solos'

According to the Detroit Free Press, POISON guitarist C.C. DeVille's 1991 effort, called "Guitar Solo", has topped the list of "100 Worst Guitar Solos" published in the December issue of Guitar World magazine. Ted Nugent comes in at No. 7 with his "Wango Tango!!" from the 1980 "Scream Dream" album. The magazine's verdict? "The Motor ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Rejects EVANESCENCE Comparisons

In a recent interview with Greece's Metal-Temple.com webzine, NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen spoke about the incredible European commercial success of the band's latest album, "Once", and her plans for a classical career away from NIGHTWISH. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Metal-Temple.com: You've conquered Europe and the band is bigger than ever. Do ...

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MERENDINE ATOMICHE To Support BRUCE KULICK In Italy

Italian metallers MERENDINE ATOMICHE have been confirmed as the support act for former KISS/current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick on November 18 in Bassano, Italy. As previously reported, MERENDINE ATOMICHE will take much of the next year to compose the follow-up to 2003's "Walk Across Fire", with plans to return to the recording studio ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Collaborate With AMERICAN HI-FI Singer

Singer-guitarist-songwriter Stacy Jones of the Boston-based quartet AMERICAN HI-FI has collaborated with MÖTLEY CRÜE on a song for CRÜE's upcoming CD, according to an update sent out to AMERICAN HI-FI's mailing list. "Vince Neil [vocals] wasn't around, so Stacy cut the vocals while Nikki Sixx [bass] and Tommy Lee [drums] were playing," the message reads. ...

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GLENN HUGHES Records MOODY BLUES Cover

Vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and guitarist John Frusciante (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) recently recorded a cover version of MOODY BLUES' "Nights In White Satin", according to a posting at GHPG.net. The recording, which is said to be feature one of Glenn's "greatest-ever" vocal performances, was ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Record New EP

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will enter Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH) in late October to record an EP. "The CD will contain three brand new songs and the 'Wounded' video!" the band write on their web site. "No release date has been set yet for ...

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EYEHATEGOD Singer Talks About New Projects

According to a posting on the Southern Lord Records web site, the EYEHATEGOD/CRIPPLE BASTARD split 7" single will be re-pressed. A total of 555 copies on green vinyl and 555 copies on purple vinyl will be made. In other EYEHATEGOD-related news, the band's singer Michael D. Williams was interviewed by Con.Sect (Connected Sections) ...

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