AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON Co-Writes Tune For New JACKYL CD

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has co-written a track with JACKYL that is due to appear on the latter's new studio album, the group's first since splitting with the Geffen label. According to JACKYL's official web site, “We're down to mixing the last four songs which should be done by weeks end. It is a very ...

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DEEDS Set Title, Release Date For Third CD

Britain's DEEDS (formerly DIRTY DEEDS) have set Blown as the title of their third full-length album, which was recently produced by IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris. Due to be released in August, the album will be the band's first with new guitarist Richie Faulkner, who replaced Barry Fitzgibbon last year. DIRTY DEEDS recently signed a ...

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DORO PESCH: New Album Is Heaviest In 10 Years

German singer DORO PESCH and her band—Joe Taylor (guitar), Nick Douglas (bass), Johnny Dee (drums) and Oliver Palotai (guitar/keyboards)—have been hard at work at Soundmine studios in Pennsylvania putting the finishing touches on her new album, tentatively entitled Fight. According to DORO, “It's our heaviest album in the last 10 years. It has some kick-ass ...

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LIONSHEART Live Album Sees Light Of Day

LIONSHEART, the early '90s British melodic rock outfit that sold nearly 350,000 copies in Japan with their first two albums, has issued a live CD, entitled Rising Sons — Live In Tokyo 1993, through Zoom Club Records. Featuring the powerhouse vocals of former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT frontman Steve Grimmett, this live recording from the Sun Plaza ...

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MEDICATION To Appear At Spain's ROCK MACHINA Festival

Los Angeles-based MEDICATION, who feature in their ranks former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, have reportedly been confirmed for the Rock Machina festival, which is scheduled to take place on July 27th in Spain. The full line-up ...

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EDGUY Frontman Records Guest Appearance For SHAMAN CD

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has recorded a duet with SHAMAN singer Andre Matos (ex-ANGRA) for SHAMAN's forthcoming debut CD, entitled Ritual, which is due in the summer through an as-yet-undetermined label. In other news, EDGUY are due to record a live album during their upcoming European headlining tour for a January 2003 release. ...

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