MORBID ANGEL/HATE ETERNAL Axeman Denies CONTROL DENIED Involvement

Despite rumors to the contrary, MORBID ANGEL/HATE ETERNAL guitarist Erik Rutan will not have any involvement in the forthcoming CONTROL DENIED CD, entitled When Machine and Man Collide. According to DEATH's official web site, "all rumors [to the contrary] are totally false with no validity to it what so ever. [Erik] just wanted to clear ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT European Dates Announced

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his "companion" Candice Night, will embark on a European tour during the summer. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 15 - Ascoli Piceno, ITA @ Medievo Festival Jul. 16 – Gardone, ITA @ Vittoriale Jul. 18 - Lucca Cortile, ITA @ Degli Svizzeri ...

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MYRKSKOG Complete Work On Sophomore CD

Norway's MYRKSKOG will issue their as-yet-untitled second album on September 17th through Candlelight Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Domain of the Superior 02. Detain the Skin 03. Trapped in Torment 04. Indisposable Deaths 05. Over the Gore 06. Blood Ejaculation 07. Utter Human Muder 08. Bleeding Wrists MYRKSKOG ...

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AEROSMITH Push Back "Greatest Hits" Release Date

AEROSMITH's upcoming double-disc career retrospective, entitled O, Yeah! — Ultimate AEROSMITH Hits, has had its release date pushed back a week to July 2nd. As previously reported, the set includes all the band's classics as well as two new songs, "Lay It Down" and "Girls of Summer". O, Yeah! will be available with four different ...

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GEORGE LYNCH/JEFF PILSON: Full Track Listing Unveiled

The full track listing for the forthcoming L/P debut, featuring former DOKKEN members George Lynch (guitar) and Jeff Pilson (bass/vocals) is as follows: 01. When You Bleed 02. Beast In The Box 03. Awaken 04. Ever Higher 05. Zero The End 06. Closer To None 07. Vaccine 08. The Evil That You Are 09. Chromanic ...

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RAMMSTEIN Cancel Shows After Keyboard Player Falls Ill

RAMMSTEIN were forced to cancel last weekend's scheduled live appearances after keyboard player Flake Lorenz was struck by an acute case of food poisoning, for which he had since received treatment in an inpatient hospital ward. Lorenz is expected to recover fully in time to join RAMMSTEIN at their planned appearance at the Hultsfred Festival ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announce "X" Track Listing

DEF LEPPARD have announced the full track listing for their upcoming X effort, which is schedule to receive a North American release on July 30th. It is as follows: 01. Now 02. Unbelievable 03. You're So Beautiful 04. Everyday 05. Long, Long Way To Go 06. Four Letter Word 07. Torn To Shreds 08. Love ...

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VIO-LENCE Launch Official Web Site

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE have launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, VIO-LENCE and TECHNOCRACY, featuring VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel, will be teaming up for a show at Key Club in West Hollywood, California on Saturday, June 15th. Also appearing on the bill will be PENIS ...

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SPINESHANK To Get "Violent" In Late June

SPINESHANK will enter a Los Angeles studio on June 24th with producer Howard Benson (i.e. P.O.D., SEPULTURA, CRAZY TOWN) to begin tracking their third full-length album, entitled Violent Mood Swings, for a late 2002 release through Roadrunner Records. According to guitarist Mike Sarkisyan "the tittle track is brutal—probably the heaviest thing we've ever done… this ...

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