VELVET REVOLVER To Film 'Slither' Video In Early April

Plans are moving forward for VELVET REVOLVER to film a video for "Slither", the upcoming first single from the group's debut album, "Contraband", in early April. Director Kevin Kerslake is shooting interior and exterior scenes in Los Angeles and Europe (including catacombs footage in France), while the band will film their performance in early April ...

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NIGHTWISH, APOCALYPTICA Members Guest On New TIMO RAUTIAINEN & TRIO NISKALAUKAUS CD

Members of NIGHTWISH and APOCALYPTICA are among the guest musicians appearing on the new TIMO RAUTIAINEN & TRIO NISKALAUKAUS CD, "Kylmä Tila" ("Cold Space"), due in Finland on March 22. NIGHTWISH's Tuomas Holopainen plays keyboards on the songs "Juoksevan Veden Aika" and "Kylmä Tila", NIGHTWISH/TAROT's Marco Hietala appears in "Älkää Selvittäkö" and APOCALYPTICA's Eicca Toppinen ...

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DREAM THEATER: New Batch Of 'Official Bootlegs' Now Available

Ytsejam Records is now accepting pre-orders for the second installment of the DREAM THEATER "official bootlegs", which include: "When Day and Dream Unite Demos 1987-1989" (Demo Series), "Tokyo, Japan 10/28/95" (Live Series), and "Master of Puppets" (Covers Series). Pre-orders are expected to begin shipping the week of March 22. Orders will ship in the order ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Genie Joe' Arcade-Style Game Available Online

"Genie Joe and the Axeman", a fast-paced, arcade-style free online game features Joe Perry, famed guitarist with AEROSMITH, as a dark but irreverent animated genie who can be magically summoned to help the intrepid saucier Chef Anthony. The brave little Chef dashes about fantastic landscapes scooping up ingredients to make Joe Perry's spicy hot sauce, ...

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BLOWSIGHT: New Live Dates Announced

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 13 - Alcazar / Nalen – Stockholm, SWE Mar. 31 - Pub Anchor – Stockholm, SWE (video release party "Breather") Apr. 17 - Underjord – Stockholm, SWE May 15 - The ...

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AETERNUS Name New Album

AETERNUS mainman Ares has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Yes, well, this is not something huge really... Considering the fact that we are basically into making new songs and so forth and nothing else I guess we should share whatever we do within our work, making songs for our 6th ...

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DESTINY: In-Store Appearance Cancelled

Long-running Swedish metal band DESTINY have cancelled their previously announced March 15 in-store appearance/performance at CD-Specialisten in Gothenburg, Sweden. No reason was given for the cancellation. As previously reported, DESTINY recently shot a video for the track "In the Shadow of the Rainbow" off "Future Of The Past". The CD was recorded at the band's ...

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CHIMAIRA Book Studio Time For DEATH Tribute

CHIMAIRA will be entering Spider Studios on March 22 to record some music from the DEATH albums "Symbolic" and "Human" for the upcoming tribute CD "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner". Legendary guitarist James Murphy (TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) will be handling the production duties alongside CHIMAIRA. Commented CHIMAIRA ...

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