DAVID LEE ROTH: I Was Ready To Kick SAMMY HAGAR's Ass

The following item comes to us courtesy of today's edition of the New York Post: David Lee Roth says he was ready to deliver a beat-down to his fellow fired VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar after Hagar trashed him on PAGE SIX a while back. Hagar, who was co-headlining a tour with Roth at the ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Enjoys Second Career As Pilot

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson is hitting new heights in his second career as a commercial airline pilot, according to the Associated Press. "It's a great job," Dickinson told The Daily Telegraph. "Nothing else compares." Charter airline Astraeus confirmed that Dickinson, 44, serves as first officer on Boeing 737s flying between Britain and holiday destinations ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Complete Festival Run, Begin Work On New Material

DIMMU BORGIR guitarist Silenoz has offered the following update on the band's activities: "We just got back from the festival tour we did. We had 4 shows in all, amongst them the Summer Breeze in Germany, Lowlands fest in Holland (about 65,000 people, must've been around 15,000 in our tent where PUDDLE OF MUDD played ...

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SALIVA Set Release Date For Sophomore CD

SALIVA will issue their sophomore album, Back Into Your System, on November 12th. The effort was produced by Bob Marlette, who worked on SALIVA's debut, Every Six Seconds. The first single from the album is "Always". Back Into Your System also features the track "Rest In Pieces", which was written by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki ...

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Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Frontman To Issue Solo CD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Mark Boals will issue a solo album, entitled Edge Of The World, in Japan on October 23rd though Marquee Inc, and in other territories shortly after. Described in an official press release as "his most diverse and creative solo album yet," Edge Of The World "is very much a melodic hard ...

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REVEREND Confirmed For Holland's BLACK ROSE FESTIVAL

REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH/current WAYNE frontman David Wayne, and BYFIST guitarists Davey Lee and Notch Vara, have been confirmed to headline the Black Rose Festival in Dordrecht, Holland on December 8th. The organizers of this festival will also be booking additional concerts featuring REVEREND in Germany and Belgium. Exact dates and venues will be ...

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HATESPHERE's 'Bloodred Hatred' To Receive European Release

Danish "melo-thrash-death-metal" act HATESPHERE, featuring RAUNCHY drummer Morten Toft Hansen, will release their second album, Bloodred Hatred, on September 30th through Italy's Scarlet Records. A North American deal has yet to be secured for the effort. Two MP3 clips from the album can be downloaded from the following locations: 01. Believer 02.

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MESHUGGAH Breaking New Ground With 'Nothing'

MESHUGGAH recently became the first band in the history of Nuclear Blast Records to crack the Billboard Top 200, landing at #165 with their latest effort, Nothing. They also secured spots on a few other Billboard charts including #30 on the Hard Music chart, #9 at the Core Hard Music stores and #6 on the ...

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