ABSU's PROSCRIPTOR MCGOVERN Suffers Serious Hand Injury

On June 23rd, ABSU drummer/vocalist Proscriptor McGovern was involved in serious hand/wrist injury, which has forced him to quit playing drums for at least a couple of months. His orthopedic surgeon says that the scaphoid bone in his wrist has been completely shattered and will take reconstructive surgery to mend it back together. This means ...

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SUPERFIX To Perform Hollywood Showcase

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axen (who handles lead vocals in the new group) and bassist Anna Kjellberg, will be performing a very special, invitation-only showcase gig at S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood, California on Wednesday, August 28th at 7:00 PM. The group will be accompanied during the show by ...

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HEADSTRONG Dropped By RCA RECORDS

Canada's HEADSTRONG have reportedly been dropped by RCA Records a mere six months following the release of their self-titled debut through the label. Although no official announcement has yet been made, indications of trouble in the HEADSTRONG camp were apparent at the end of July when the band prematurely dropped off a US tour with ...

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JOE PERRY: AEROSMITH Will Record Blues Album During Winter

AEROSMITH will spend the winter following the completion of their current North American tour recording a blues album, a concept that has been dear lead guitarist Joe Perry's heart for years, the 51-year-old axeman told CNN.com. The CD's release will be followed by a tour of intimate U.S. venues and a trek through Europe. In ...

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SEAN MALONE Comments On Much-Anticipated OSI Debut

GORDIAN KNOT/ex-CYNIC bassist Sean Malone has commented on his recently-completed contributions to the debut album from OSI (ORCHESTRA OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE), also featuring DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, and CHROMA KEY/ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore. Says Malone: "It's always hard to explain the style of any kind of music, especially ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN: UK Headlining Tour Announced

RAGING SPEEDHORN will embark on a headlining tour of the UK beginning on September 26th. Support at all dates will come from THE 80S MATCHBOX B-LINE DISASTER and TERRASHIMA. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 26 – Newcastle, UK @ University Sep. 27 - Manchester, UK @ University Sep. 28 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage ...

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