QUEENSRŸCHE's TATE: 'Longtime Fans Will Be Delighted' With New Album

In a December 2002 interview with www.alaskathismonth.com, QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate revealed that the group's as-yet-untitled new studio album "is coming along wonderfully. The songs are really taking shape and I think long time QUEENSRŸCHE fans will be surprised and delighted." As previously reported, QUEENSRŸCHE's new album is tentatively scheduled to be released on Apr. ...

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SKID ROW: Live Dates Announced

SKID ROW have announced the following dates during March: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA SKID ROW are currently shopping their already-completed new album, titled "ThickSkin", for a label deal following their split with longtime home Atlantic Records. ...

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'Surreal Life' Playmate: I Got Along With VINCE NEIL Best

In an interview with Steppin' Out magazine, formerPlayboy playmate and "Baywatch" star Brande Roderick revealed that she got along with MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil better than any of her other housemates during the taping of the WB reality series "The Surreal Life". "I would say I had the best connection with Vince Neil because ...

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Germany's Top-Selling Hard Rock Albums Of 2002

The following is a list of Germany's top-selling hard rock/metal albums of 2002 (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 07. DIE TOTEN HOSEN - Auswärtsspiel 08. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - By The Way 13. NICKELBACK - Silver Side Up 15. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 17. LENNY KRAVITZ - Lenny 21. P.O.D. - Satellite 31. ...

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IOMMI/ANSELMO Project Still On?

Despite rumors to the contrary, the proposed pairing between BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and PANTERA/DOWN frontman Phil Anselmo on Iommi's next solo CD appears to still be on, according to BLACK SABBATH fan site www.black-sabbath.com. "I did some inquiries, and was told that [the reports of the project being cancelled are] false," writes the ...

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IRON MAIDEN Producer: New Material 'Rocks Hard'

IRON MAIDEN have officially commenced the recording process for their new studio CD at an unspecified London facility, producer Kevin Shirley has confirmed via his official web site. "It really rocks hard!" Shirley stated about the as-yet-untitled album, which is not expected to surface before the summer. In the meantime, the group have announced a ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: New Song Clip Posted Online

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have posted a clip of the title track of their upcoming debut album, "Watching In Silence", online at this location. As previously reported, "Watching In Silence" is due for release in February/March 2003 via AFM Records. All compositions on the ...

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ANTHRAX's BENANTE: Illegal Music Downloading Is Going To Hurt Sales

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has clarified his stance on illegal music downloading via the latest installment of his regular online column, posted at www.anthrax.com. "Everyone has been very cool with the downloading thing and the toy collecting, I'm psyched!" he wrote. "I would like to mention that I do understand that it's so hard to ...

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