JIMI HENDRIX Guitar Fails To Meet Reserve Price During Auction

A guitar Jimi Hendrix torched during a 1967 performance failed to light a fire under bidders during a rock-memorabilia auction Tuesday in London, according to BBC News. The highest bid — less than $470,000 — didn't meet the $500,000 reserve price, so the guitar's owner, Dweezil Zappa, must decide if he wants to accept the ...

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MARDUK Bassist Welcomes Addition To Family

On September 21st, MARDUK bassist B.War became the proud father of a son named Damien. As previously reported, MARDUK have finished the recordings for their eighth full-length album at Abyss studio with producer Peter Tägtgren and are planning on returning to the studio in early November to mix the effort for a February 2003 release. ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN Guitarist Seeks Drummer

Former TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN guitarist Glen Alvelais is currently seeking a drummer. Interested parties can contact Glen at: [email protected] ...

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COURTNEY LOVE To Get Multimillion-Dollar Advance For NIRVANA Releases

Under the terms of a settlement with Universal Music Group's Geffen Records over her highly publicized suit to get out of her recording contract, former HOLE frontwoman Courtney Love is expected to be released from her contract and will get a multimillion-dollar advance on the projected earnings of forthcoming NIRVANA archival releases, according to Billboard.com. ...

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GENE HOGLAN Forced To Skip 'Surprise' DARK ANGEL Performance

Drummer Gene Hoglan will be unable to participate in the rumored DARK ANGEL "surprise" appearance at the KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California on September 30th, guitarist Jim Durkin has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "But as to not disappoint anyone who will be there early enough to see [Jim's new band] DREAMS OF ...

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ASESINO To Open For DANZIG On Halloween

ASESINO, the side project of ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos, have lined up the opening slots on the DANZIG Halloween shows on October 30th at House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada and on October 31st at La Luna in San Bernardino, California. In related news, the Los Angeles-based act ...

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