Former MEGADETH Guitarist Resurfaces In Flamenco-Inspired Band

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young recently collaborated with Brazilian artist Badi Assad (sister of the famed Assad Brothers) on a full-length CD entitled "Nowhere", now available via Badi's own WaterSongs Music label. Young, who had previously contributed to Assad's 1998 release, "Chameleon", reportedly draws from a more diverse list of influences for his latest venture, ...

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JIMI HENDRIX's Brother Sues Adopted Stepsister For Defamation

JIMI HENDRIX's brother, Leon Hendrix, has slapped the guitarist's adopted stepsister Janie Hendrix with a defamation suit on Oct. 9 for allegedly claiming that Leon and Jimi were only half brothers. Janie Hendrix, forty-one, is president of Experience Hendrix LLC, the company that owns and controls Jimi Hendrix's music and image. The latest suit also ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Announces Release Date For Solo Debut

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin has set Jan. 16, 2003 as the release date through Metal Mayhem Music of his long-awaited solo debut, entitled "Threatcon Delta". According to an official press release, "Threatcon Delta" is "a dynamic metal album that combines ultra-heavy old-school thrash, speed, groove, powerful vocals and melodies that you would expect from ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Touring Bassist On Lookout For Guitarist

SUPERJOINT RITUAL touring bass player and country-metal nomad Hank III is on the lookout for a temporary guitarist to fill in for fellow SR bandmate Kevin Bond during his upcoming live performances. "Kevin Bond has a herniated disc in his neck and is out of commission for a while," III writes on his official

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H.I.M.: New Studio Photos Posted Online

Finland's H.I.M. has posted several shots taken during its recent sessions at Finnvox studios in Helsinki via the group's official web site at this location. H.I.M. is currently recording its fourth full-length album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", with engineer Hiili Hiilesmaa, who produced the band's "Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666" debut. According to ...

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TROUBLE Announces Illinois Gig, Online Tribute Nearing Completion

The reunited TROUBLE — guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner — will be performing at Riley's Rockhouse in Aurora, Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 30. In related news, work is progressing on the planned online tribute to TROUBLE, "End Of Daze", which is tentatively set for ...

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