ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO To Contribute Song To Jazz Compilation

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the jazz ensemble led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will be contributing a track to "Expressions In Jazz Major", a limited-edition jazz compilation album to be released this July. The album will benefit the Instruments for the Youth Foundation. The Florida based non-profit organization works to provide free musical instruments to ...

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Former EUROPE Guitarist KEE MARCELLO Resurfaces With K2

K2, the new band led by former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello, will release their debut album, "Melon Demon Divine", on June 17 through Frontiers Records. As a member of EUROPE, Kee recorded two highly successful albums ("Out of This World" and "Prisoners In Paradise") and did three world tours including the one in support of ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS: 'The Deepest Gray' Video Posted Online

ALL THAT REMAINS, the Massachusetts-based act featuring former SHADOWS FALL vocalist Philip Labonte, have uploaded their video for the track "The Deepest Gray" at this location. "The Deepest Gray" comes off the group's sophomore album, "This Darkened Heart", available now on Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Behind Silence And Solitude" was produced ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Cover STP, GN'R During KROQ Appearance

VELVET REVOLVER performed three songs acoustically during their appearance on KROQ's "Kevin & Bean" this morning. The band played their new single, "Slither", the STONE TEMPLE PILOTS cover "Interstate Love Song" and a version of the GUNS N' ROSES song "Used To Love Her". In other news, footage from VELVET REVOLVER's "Slither" video can currently ...

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BLOWSIGHT To Play Acoustic Show

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have lined up an acoustic show at the KGB Bar in Stockholm on May 18. Entrance is free. The group's next live appearance will take place on Saturday, May 15 at The Grand in Uppsala, Sweden. BLOWSIGHT's video for the track "Breather" ...

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DIMENSION F3H Part Ways With Singer

Norwegian metallers DIMENSION F3H have parted ways with vocalist Niclas "Nesmoht" Thomsen (ARCH NEMESIS, ex-EXTRUDE). Nesmoht's official statement on the matter is as follows: "Yupp, I'm out of the band, folks. After my return from my grandmother's funeral in Denmark, [DIMENSION F3H mainman] Morfeus [LIMBONIC ART, IMMEMOREAL] paid me a visit to let me know ...

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MACHINE HEAD's PHIL DEMMEL: 'I'm Living Large'

MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has told the Contra Costa Times that touring with a bunch of family men in their 30s is much different than it was a decade-and-a-half ago when he first hit the road as a member of the legendary Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE. "Everybody's married, nobody does drugs, we only drink ...

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BLOODSHED: New Recording To Be Issued As 7" Single

Swedish death/black metallers BLOODSHED will have their recently completed three-song promotional recording, "Blade Eleventh", released as a 7" vinyl single through Horrorfiend Records. Horrorfiend is also going to release 7" singles from ABSU, MANIAC BUTCHER and EQUIMANTHORN. In other news, BLOODSHED have been confirmed for the Bands Battle festival, a three-day event set to take ...

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