MY RUIN Launch Search For New Bassist

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., are currently seeking a replacement for bassist Meghan Mattox, who was "asked to leave" the group following their recent U.S. tour with SOIL. Interested parties can contact Century Media's Phil Hinkle at [email protected] The band have set up these requirements: "You must ...

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Former MORTIFICATION Guitarist Launches Instrumental Solo Project

Former MORTIFICATION guitarist Jeff Lewis is currently working a solo project which he describes as "instrumental metal with a constant heaviness throughout." Compared to his "Abolishment of Hate Demo 2001", the new material is "a little more tasteful" and "more shred-orientated," according to Jeff, who is based in Canada. Samples of Lewis' recent recordings, as ...

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THE DICTATORS' HANDSOME DICK Lands Radio Gig

"Handsome Dick" Manitoba, vocalist for legendary New York rockers THE DICTATORS, has joined the Sirius Satellite Network. He will be starting a three-hour show, heard nationally, in early May, on Thursday nights, 6-9 p.m. EST. The show is not yet named, so feel free to send in ideas for a name for Mr. Manitoba's radio ...

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MARILYN MANSON, DITA VON TEESE To Tie The Knot

MTV.com reports: "Marilyn Manson is tying the knot with longtime girlfriend and burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese. The freaky fiancé popped the question to the 31-year-old Von Teese on March 22, according to the new issue of Us Weekly, which hits newsstands Friday. The wedding bells are expected to toll within a year." ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION's forthcoming "Honeymoon From Hell" U.S. tour. Support at all dates will come from AMEN. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Apr. 30 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights May 01 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx May 02 - Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa ...

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ILL NINO/FLAW: Louisville Date Moved

The ILL NINO/FLAW date in Lousville, Kentucky, originally scheduled to be held at Expo Five, has been moved to Headliners Music Hall, located at 1386 Lexington Rd., according to the local promoter. The show is still all ages and advance tickets can be purchased at KentuckyConcerts.com. Upcoming ILL NINO shows: w/ GODSMACK, DROPBOX: ...

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EWIGKEIT Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

U.K. progressive metallers EWIGKEIT have inked a deal with Earache Records. The band's new album, "Radio Ixtlan", is scheduled for release on July 12. EWIGKEIT (pronounced Ay-vish-kite), which means "eternity" in German, is the brainchild of James Fogarty (a.k.a. Mr. Fog). The band began life in Brighton, U.K. in the mid '90s as a studio-based ...

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