Former MR. BIG Guitarist Completes Work On New Solo CD

Former MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert has completed work on a new solo CD, entitled Burning Organ, which is due for release on June 26th in Japan. 13 songs were reportedly tracked for the album, including opener "I Like Rock", which features "one hundred guitars all playing at the same time through the entire song ...

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RUNNING WILD To Issue Live CD/DVD In September

German "pirate metallers" RUNNING WILD will issue a live CD/DVD through G.U.N./ BMG Records in September. The as-yet-untitled effort will contain live recordings made at the group's concert in Osnabrück, Germany on March 30th and will be accompanied by backstage footage (in the case of the DVD) and other special, as-yet-undisclosed material. ...

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Former ANGRA Frontman Performs With DR. SIN For DVD Recording

Former ANGRA and current SHAMAN frontman Andre Matos joined Brazil's DR. SIN onstage at the latter's appearance at Sesc Ipiranga in São Paulo, Brazil on May 23th and 24th for the recording of a live DVD celebrating the 11th anniversary of DR. SIN's career. Andre reportedly appeared with the band for a rendition of their ...

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Former TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN Guitarist Outlines Upcoming Activities

Former TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN guitarist Glen Alvelais has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET his current involvement with F-BOMB, the San Francisco Bay Area act that also features in its ranks EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza, bassist Kevin Moore, drummer Jeremy Colson (who replaced VIO-LENCE drummer Perry Strickland earlier this year), and guitarist Jason Brown. Colson, who had previously played ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman Announces Additional Solo Dates

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman GEOFF TATE has announced additional dates as part of his upcoming headlining tour. The confirmed shows so far are as follows: Jun. 22 - Seattle, WA @ Sky Church Jun. 26 - Denver, CO @ Gothic Jun. 27 - Omaha, NE @ Ranch Bowl Jun. 29 - Bottineau, ND @ Festival Show Jun. ...

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WESTWORLD Change Title, Cover To Upcoming CD

WESTWORLD, featuring TNT frontman Tony Harnell and RIOT guitarist Mark Reale, have decided to change the title and cover artwork for their forthcoming third studio album. The album has now been renamed Cyberdreams and will be released on July 29th through Z Records. ...

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THE KUSH PROJECT To Release Debut Album In January

THE KUSH PROJECT, the long-running project of FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, are expected to release their long-awaited debut CD in January 2003 through an as-yet-undisclosed label, according to thedeftones.com. ...

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VICTORY FLAG To Open For GRAVES In Cleveland

VICTORY FLAG will be winding down their Magical Misery Tour in support of their latest release, The Soundtrack To Your Miserable Life, with an opening gig for GRAVES, featuring ex-MISFITS members Michael Graves and Dr. Chud, on June 13th at The Hi-Fi Club in Cleveland, Ohio (a club owned by WARRANT guitarist Billy Morris). ...

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BRAINSTORM Prepare To Record Live CD, Commence Writing New Material

Germany's BRAINSTORM will be recording several festival appearances during the summer for a possible live album, which is tentatively expected to surface in late 2002 or early 2003. In other news, the band has been "seriously writing" new material since April and "what we have written so far is really very, very promising," according to ...

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