BLACK CROWES Guitarist Resurfaces In HOOKAH BROWN

HOOKAH BROWN, the new band launched by BLACK CROWES guitarist Rich Robinson, will kick off an eight-date tour on Jan. 21 in Baltimore, according to Rolling Stone. In addition to Robinson on guitar and vocals, HOOKAH BROWN features drummer Bill Dobrow, and a pair of British musicians, bassist Fionn O'Lochlainn and singer John Hogg. Hogg, ...

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New York Post: Rattle Over OSBOURNE Necklace Raffle

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: The uninvited guest who walked off with the $40,000 diamond necklace raffled off at the Osbournes' New Year's Eve event is being pressured to return it. Sharon Osbourne caused a stink when Renee Tab, an ICM agent, won the raffle at the ...

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COLD To Hold Listening Party For 'Year Of The Spider'

COLD will be holding a listening party for their new album, "Year of the Spider", the evening of Saturday, Jan. 18,in Los Angeles California, according to the group's official web site. The event is free and all COLD fans are invited. To attend this special event — which will include a personal appearance by COLD ...

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GRAVE Confirmed For New Jersey's MARCH METAL MELTDOWN V

Swedish death metal pioneers GRAVE will make their triumphiant return to the U.S. at this year's March Metal Meltdown V, set to take place Mar. 7-8 at The Cricket Club in Irvington, New Jersey. They will be supporting their newest release, "Back From The Grave", due in stores Jan. 28 via Century Media Records. Also ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist Announces Solo Dates

Former WHITESNAKE guitarist Micky Moody has announced four U.K. dates with his MICKY MOODY BAND, also featuring Paul Williams (vocals), Roy Shipston (keyboards, vocals), Henry Spinetti (drums), and Pete Reece (bass). The dates are as follows: Jan. 30 - Silkstone Lodge, Cone Lane, Silkstone, Barnsley Jan. 31 - Flower Pot, Derby Feb. 01 - Rock ...

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Y&T Frontman To Record Live Album With Solo Band

Y&T mainman Dave Meniketti and his solo band, aptly dubbed MENIKETTI, will be recording a live CD during their Japanese tour at the end of the month. "Should be a good one & hopefully it will really get the emotion & energy across in a raw & 'real' way," the guitarist wrote on his official ...

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LULLACRY Set European Release Date For 'Crucify My Heart'

Finland's LULLACRY have set March 17 as the continental European release date through Century Media Records for their new album, "Crucify My Heart". A U.S. release date has yet to be announced. "Crucify My Heart" will be released in Finland on Feb. 17 through Spinefarm Records. A single, "Don't Touch The Flame", will precede the ...

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ORODRUIN To Release Debut

U.S. traditional doom metallers ORODRUIN will release their debut album, "Epicurean Mass", in February through Austria's Psychedoomelic Records. Psychedoomelic Records founder Mark Hegedus is known for his long-running publication Psychedelic Fanzine (known among doom enthusiasts as "the doom Bible"). A summer tour to support the album is currently being discussed. In other news, ORODRUIN will ...

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