AEROSMITH Singer To Appear In SONY Ad Campaign

AEROSMITH lead singer Steven Tyler will appear in a Sony broadcast advertising campaign premiering Monday May 3. The TV commercial, dubbed "Slo Mo", will begin airing between 9:30-10:00 p.m. during CBS' "Two and a Half Men". The TV spot will also run on network and cable channels through July. Starring alongside Tyler is the Cyber-shot® ...

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FATES WARNING Complete Drum Tracks For New CD

FATES WARNING drummer Mark Zonder has finished laying down drums for the group's new album at Carriage House studios in Stamford, Connecticut. Tentatively titled "FWX", the forthcoming CD "is going to be a great album," says Zonder. "Very powerful and strong. Next they will be doing guitars, bass, keys and vocals. This should be what ...

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APOCALYPSE RISING Completing Work On Debut Demo

APOCALYPSE RISING, the new "power metal/early '80s thrash" band featuring former MALEVOLENT CREATION drummer Alex Marquez and his former SOLSTICE bandmate/guitarist Dennis Munoz, are putting the finishing touches on their six-track demo. Songtitles set to appear on the CD are as follows: 01. One For Tomorrow 02. Death Blow 03. The Return 04. Live On ...

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Former AMARAN Drummer Joins CELLOUT

Former AMARAN drummer Robin Bergh has joined a brand-new Swedish band called CELLOUT. The group, whose musical style is described as "hard but still melodic metal" with loads of "dynamics," played their first show with Bergh at Pub Anchor in Stockholm Thursday night (April 29). For more information on CELLOUT, including samples of their music, ...

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BRUTUS Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Dutch death metallers BRUTUS have parted ways with guitarist Bastærd (TEXTURES, ex-LOST SACRAMENT). No reason was given for his departure. The group are currently seeking a replacement. All applicants must have "great instrument control and experience, [and] must be able to improvise and play solos. Riff contribution is a MUST. Keen sense on the engineering ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'The Art Of Live' CD Due In June

QUEENSRŸCHE's recently released DVD, "The Art of Live", will be issued on CD format on June 8 through Sanctuary Records. Although the track listing is still being worked out, rumors are that "Comfortably Numb" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" are being replaced by "Anybody Listening", according to a posting on the band's web site. No ...

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