GENE SIMMONS Hopes PETER CRISS Enjoyed His Time In KISS

KISS have yet to make an official announcement regarding drummer Peter Criss' future with the band, but KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons told Canada's The Fox that Criss should be satisfied with his three tenures in the band: "Most people only have one chance, if at all, to swing the bat," Simmons said. "Peter's had many ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER's 'Zero Tolerance' Due At The End Of The Month

Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records) has set "Zero Tolerance" (view cover here) as the title of the upcoming collection of unfinished recordings made by late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED frontman Chuck Schuldiner, due in Europe on March 22. As previously reported, Chuck, who passed away in December 2001 after a battle with pontine glioma, ...

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SOIL: 'Redefine' Video Posted Online

SOIL's music video for their new single, "Redefine", has been posted online at this location. "Redefine" is the title cut from the band's upcoming album, due on March 23 through J Records. Upcoming SOIL shows: Mar. 06 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC Mar. 08 - The Norva - Norfolk, VA Mar. 09 ...

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MORBID ANGEL: European Festival Appearances Announced

Veteran death metallers MORBID ANGEL have confirmed the following European festival appearances during the summer: Jun. 25 - Nummirock - Nummijarvi, FIN Jun. 26 – Graspop – Dessel, BEL Jun. 27 - Fury Fest - Le Mans, FRA Jul. 31 - Gates of Metal Festival - Hultsfred, SWE In other news, MORBID ANGEL have announced ...

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Guitarist MATT DIFABIO Quits PISSING RAZORS

Guitarist Matt Difabio has officially left PISSING RAZORS. The split was due to "nothing personal so don't any of you start any crazy rumors," Matt writes in a posting to the band's web site. "The travel for rehearsal with the band and the fact that I cant be in El Paso all that often was ...

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