AVULSED Sign With METAL AGE PRODUCTIONS

Spanish death metallers AVULSED have inked a deal with Metal Age Productions. According to an official press release, "after summer 2003 the band was pretty disappointed with [previous label] AvantGarde's work and decided to break their contractual obligations with them and started to search for a new label. Four options were seriously considered (Crash, Blackend, ...

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Former STRATOVARIUS Singer TIMO KOTIPELTO: 'Coldness' Details Revealed

Former STRATOVARIUS vocalist Timo Kotipelto has finalized the track listing for his second solo album, "Coldness", due this spring through Century Media Records. Joining Timo during the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2002's "Waiting For The Dawn" (which was issued under the KOTIPELTO banner) were the following world-class musicians: Janne Wirman (CHILDREN OF BODOM ...

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EXODUS Guitarist Talks About Upcoming Record-Release Party

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt has posted the following message in regards to the band's upcoming record-release party (scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 11 at DNA Lounge in San Francisco): "Okay, here's the scoop on the record release party. There is NO opening band. First band on is us, EXODUS. We are going to ...

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BENT BROTHER (a.k.a. TWISTED SISTER) To Play New Jersey

BENT BROTHERTWISTED SISTER's evil twin (essentially a makeup-less version of the real thing) — will be re-emerging from the ashes of infamy to perform on Saturday, January 31 at The Shark Bar at Double Ds in Morristown, New Jersey. For more information and directions, call (973) 326-9554. As previously announced, TWISTED SISTER have ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

ADLER'S APPETITE (formerly SUKI JONES), the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have lined up the following tour dates in February: Feb. 19 - Little Rock, AR @ TBA Feb. 20 - ...

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MÖRK GRYNING To Appear On AT THE GATES Tribute CD

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING will be appearing on an upcoming AT THE GATES tribute album being released through Drowned Scream Records. The group's contribution, "Neverwhere" (from the album "The Red In The Sky Is Ours"), was recorded last Sunday (January 25) at Necromorbus Studio. As previously reported, MÖRK GRYNING have been confirmed for this ...

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