NIKKI SIXX Speaks Out On BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION's Live Debut

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "The first BRIDES shows went really well. We walked onstage sans intro tape, effects, or anything — just cold and raw. It was announced that a local band was playing and that's all ...

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NICKELBACK Pass Two-Million Mark In Europe

NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up" CD has passed the two-million mark in albums shipped in Europe, according to the band's label, Roadrunner Records. Meanwhile, the album is said to be approaching five-million copies sold in the U.S., where the group's previous album, "The State", was awarded gold status (500,000 copies shipped). ...

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SINERGY Singer To Publish Autobiography

Finland's SINERGY have posted the following update via their official web site (www.sinergy.org): "[SINERGY frontwoman] Kimberly [Goss] recently received a phone call from a writer who was interested in telling her life story in an exclusive autobiography. After meeting with the biographer and having gotten the green light from the publishing company, the book deal ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Tour Japan

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have announced the details of their Japanese tour, set to take place in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 17 – Nagoya, JAP @ Club Quattro Apr. 18 – Tokyo, JAP @ Shibuya AX Apr. 20 – Osaka, JAP ...

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GORDIAN KNOT To Release 'Emergent' Next Month

The long awaited new GORDIAN KNOT album, "Emergent", will surface on Jan. 14, 2003 through Sensory Records. GORDIAN KNOT is the project of former CYNIC and current OSI (ORCHESTRA OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE) bassist Sean Malone. "Emergent", the project's second album, will feature guest appearances by Bill Bruford (YES, KING CRIMSON), Jason Gobel (ex-CYNIC), Steve Hackett ...

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Ex-LED ZEPPELIN Guitarist To Raise Charity Funds

To help raise badly-needed funds for the Bury Hospice in the UK, former LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page has donated a rare three-CD LED ZEPPELIN promo set from his own personal home collection. This limited-edition, numbered mini box-set is being offered to the public for the first time ever. Best of all, it was owned ...

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THE SERVANTS Line Up Bay Area Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's THE SERVANTS, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos, have lined up the following dates during January: Jan. 09 – Palo Alto, CA @ The Icon (w/ GREAT WHITE) Jan. 10 – San Francisco, CA @ Blake's (w/ M.HEADPHONE, AUTOPUNCH) ...

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ARCH ENEMY Reschedule Scandinavian Dates

ARCH ENEMY's Scandinavian tour, originally set to take place last month, has been rescheduled for January 2003. The new dates are as follows: Jan. 25 – Västerås, SWE @ Club Rockers Jan. 26 – Stockholm, SWE @ Debaser Jan. 28 – Oslo, NOR @ John Dee website Jan. 29 – Gothenburg, SWE @ Musikens Hus ...

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