KISS: The Hottest Band In The World — Literally

NewsFilter.org has posted a classic video clip of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons getting a bit sloppy with his fire-breathing act and dribbling some fluid onto his hair. Check it out here. Simmons' brand-new book, "Sex Money Kiss", is filled with his observations on life and the three most important things to him — ...

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MEVADIO Sign With DRUG[S] RECORDS

Danish metallers MEVADIO have inked a deal with Drug[s] Records and have completed work on their debut album, "Hands Down", due in Denmark in September (a few weeks later internationally). "Hands Down" was recorded at Antfarm studio (THE HAUNTED, RAUNCHY) and features a musical style described in an official press release as "modern metal with ...

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DORO PESCH Named 'Sexiest Woman Of The Year'

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has been named "sexiest woman of the year" by the prominent Czech rock magazine Spark. The award was presented to the vocalist during her concert in the Czech Republic on June 27. Upcoming DORO tour dates: Jul. 06 – Leipzig, GER - With Full Force Jul. 12 – ...

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BALLISTIC Complete Work On Debut Album

BALLISTIC, the new band featuring former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis, along with JAG PANZER members Rikard Stjernquist (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), have set a September 8 European release through Metal Blade Records for their debut album. "We wrapped up mixing just in time for the [group's gig] at [Germany's] Bang ...

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SLAPSHOT: New Song Posted Online

An MP3 sample of a brand new SLAPSHOT track, titled "Identity", has been posted online at this location. "Identity" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Digital Warfare", due in August through I Scream Records. U.S. fans will be able to get the record through I Scream's American licensing partner Bridge 9 Records. Upcoming ...

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EINHERJER: In Recording Mode

Norway's EINHERJER have finished recording the drum tracks and are currently laying down rhythm guitars for their as-yet-untitled new album, due on September 8 through Tabu Recordings. According to the band's official web site, "This will definitely be the longest EINHERJER album to date, featuring 12 songs plus an intro. A total of over one ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA Or LOLLAPALOSER?

Lollapalooza organizer Perry Farrell of JANE'S ADDICTION has dismissed the discouraging press surrounding this year's tour, saying that it's not fair to single out Lollapalooza as the only major traveling festival experiencing slow advance ticket sales. Speaking to Kevin C. Johnson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for the paper's Saturday (July 5) edition, Farrell said, ...

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