THE BLUEPRINT Record Debut EP

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have completed the recordings for their debut EP, entitled Zero*Zero*One, with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, SKINLAB) at his Backstage facility. The tracks tentatively ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN, SYMPHONY X Announce North American Tour

BLIND GUARDIAN have announced the initial routing for their first-ever North American tour, which is set to feature SYMPHONY X in the support slot. So far the following shows have been scheduled: Nov. 15 - Atlanta, GA @ ProgPower Festival Nov. 16 - Montreal, CAN @ Le Medley Nov. 17 - Toronto, CAN @ TBA ...

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AEROSMITH's TOM HAMILTON Speaks Out On Upcoming 'Blues' Album

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton has told Billboard.com that the group's next studio album will be a back-to-basics affair that will challenge its members and, they hope, inspire longtime fans. "We're going to delve back into our musical roots and try recording some blues songs and maybe some blues-based rock riffs," said Hamilton. "So, everybody is ...

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RAUNCHY Line Up Danish Dates

Denmark's RAUNCHY will be performing the following dates during the coming weeks: Sep. 12 - Esbjerg, DEN @ Tobakken (w/WITHERING SURFACE) Sep. 13 - Aarhus, DEN @ Musikcaféen (w/WITHERING SURFACE) Nov. 02 - Aalborg, DEN @ Studenterhuset (NRB Metal Festival) ...

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