GUNS N' ROSES Keyboardist To Embark On Solo Tour

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed will be launching an East Coast solo tour on March 18. Backing Reed at all the dates will be Los Angeles-based rockers FASTMASTER (web site), who will also be the opening band on the tour. FASTMASTER includes Matt Starr and Alex Grossi from BEAUTIFUL CREATURES on guitar ...

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INSISION To Enter Studio In March

Stockholm, Sweden-based brutal death metallers INSISION will enter Soundlab studios in Örebro on March 4 to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Revealed and Worshipped". Handling the production duties will be Mieszko Talarczyk of NASUM. The follow-up to 2002's "Beneath the Folds Of Flesh" is due late summer through Earache/Wicked World Records. ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Singer Quits: Progression Is Not For Me

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have parted ways with vocalist Dean. The following is the singer's official statement on the matter: "After over five years of being in HECATE ENTHRONED, I have decided to hang up my vocal chords and call it a day. HECATE ENTHRONED wants to go to the next level, [and] this ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarist: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Having Fun'

CRADLE OF FILTH guitarist Paul Allender has spoken to Canada's Chart Attack about the group's upcoming sixth effort, tentatively titled "Nymphetamine". With regards to how the band managed to get all the material for the album together so quickly following the completion of their recent U.S. tour, Allender said, "We've always been a very hardworking ...

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