GUNS N' ROSES To Attempt World Record In Philadelphia

GUNS N' ROSES will attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records in Philadelphia, PA, when they become only the second act to play back-to-back shows at the First Union Center (December 6) and trek 758 feet, nine-and-a-half inches across the parking lot to the neighboring First Union Spectrum (December 8). Tickets for the ...

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THE ALMIGHTY PUNCHDRUNK Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR 2003

THE ALMIGHTY PUNCHDRUNK, featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/DARK ANGEL drummer Gene Hoglan, are the latest act to have been officially confirmed for next year's installment of Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place between Jul. 31 and Aug. 2, 2003 in Wacken, Germany. Also set to appear at the event are ICED EARTH, ...

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KID ROCK Paid $30,000 To Shut Up!

KID ROCK reportedly drew in buckets of cash for charity when he was paid $30,000 so that he wouldn't sing, according to KEGL-FM. At a charity auction to benefit the New York Restoration Project in late October, Rock offered to sing "dirty sex songs if the kids will leave the room" — and if somebody ...

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JOHN SYKES: I Will Not Be Touring With WHITESNAKE

Former WHITESNAKE guitarist John Sykes will NOT be participating in the legendary group's upcoming reunion tour, according to a posting from the axeman on his official web site. "To set the record straight, I will not be participating in the upcoming WHITESNAKE tour," Sykes said. "I hope this answers the numerous questions that have come ...

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TWELFTH GATE Complete Work On New CD

TWELFTH GATE, featuring former members of SYRIS, have completed work on their as-yet-untitled new album at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin under the watchful eye of producer Chris Djuricic (SOIL, NOVEMBER'S DOOM, ENFORSAKEN, DISINTER, JUNGLE ROT, MICHAEL ANGELO). A January release through Crash Music Inc. (formerly Pavement Music) is expected. The album's cover artwork, courtesy ...

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