UFO Frontman, Bassist Announce Solo Gigs

UFO frontman Phil Mogg will reportedly play a solo show at The Marquee Club in London, UK on November 19th. In related news, UFO bassist Pete Way and his "solo" band — Walt James on guitar/backing vocals and Scott Phillips on drums (the same musicians that appeared on Way's Amphetamine CD) — performed a gig ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Part With Vocalist, Seek Replacement

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have parted ways with singer Mia Ståhl due to a "lack of commitment," according to a posting on the band's official web site. "If you wanna play with us, you have to burn for what we do, Mia doesn't do that," continues ...

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MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF Line Up North Carolina Appearance

Raleigh, North Carolina-based MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF, featuring Reed Mullin (BROWN/ex-C.O.C.) on drums, Abe Quinn (NEGATIVE STATE, LORD NECK) on bass/vocals, Ronnie Dalgo (AFTERMATH AD, BONE SHELTER) on guitar/vocals, and Sam Madison (PIT BOSS, BLOODMOBILE) on guitar/vocals, have announced a show on November 16th at Duke Coffee House in Durham, North Carolina. Also set to ...

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ANCIENT Announce European Dates

Norway's ANCIENT have confirmed a few gigs before beginning the writing process for their next studio album. They are as follows: Oct. 25 - Weimar (Thüringen), GER @ Volkshaus Oct. 31 – Amneville, FRA @ After Club Nov. 08 – Luzern, SWI @ TBA Jan. 2003 (TBA) – Irun, SPA @ Tunk Jan. 2003 (TBA) ...

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JEFF PILSON Speaks Out On DOKKEN, L/P And World Politics

Former DOKKEN and current L/P bassist Jeff Pilson has addressed the rumors surrounding his previous group, the plans for his new band and the current political situation in a lengthy posting via his official web site. According to Pilson, "I don't know if [drummer] Mick [Brown] is still in DOKKEN or not. And as for ...

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H.I.M. Begin Work On New Album

Finland's H.I.M. have entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki to record their fourth full-length album, tentatively titled Love Metal. Hiili Hiilesmaa, who produced the band's Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666 debut is engineering the effort. According to the band's official web site, the basic recordings of at least 11 new songs will be done before the ...

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DIONYSUS To Issue Debut In November

Swedish/German melodic power metal act DIONYSUS, featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have set November 11th as the release date for their debut album, Sign Of Truth, through AFM Records. The effort was recorded at Rhön Studios in Fulda, Germany with producer Tobias Sammet (EDGUY ...

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SPINESHANK Drummer Offers Update On New Album

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker recently posted the following update on the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's forthcoming album, Violent Mood Swings, which they will shortly begin recording with producer Gggarth Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, MUDVAYNE): "Hi everybody! I'm writing to let you all know what the deal is and why this ...

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