LIVING COLOUR Guitarist To Release Solo Album

LIVING COLOUR guitarist Vernon Reid has set a May 4 release date for his "solo" project, "Known Unknown". Released under the VERNON REID & MASQUE banner, "Known Unknown" was recorded in New York over a two-year period between touring and other commitments. It's composed of nuanced studio sessions and live takes. It contains both originals ...

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Former WHITE LION Singer To Tour Australia

According to MelodicRock.com, former WHITE LION singer Mike Tramp will be embarking on his second solo tour of Australia in April/May. Mike will be available to meet his fans after the performances for photos and sign autographs for them. He will also have available for the first time in this country his newly recorded double ...

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THANATOS To Release 'Undead. Unholy. Divine' In June

Veteran Dutch death metallers THANATOS have set a June 12 release date through Black Lotus Records for their fourth full-length album, "Undead. Unholy. Divine". The follow-up to 2000's "Angelic Encounters" was produced by Hans Pieters and the band at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland and was mastered by Attie Bauw (JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, GOREFEST). Among ...

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PRIMORDIAL Set Working Title For New CD

PRIMORDIAL vocalist Alan Nemtheanga has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "The re-release of the [1993 demo, 'Dark Romanticism'] now actually looks like it will happen before summer, the Karmageddon [Media] guys are just searching for a slot in their timetable right now. On a personal note, I finished the vocals ...

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FOZZY Name New Album

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) has posted the following update on the band's official web site: "Well, the year of the FOZZ is kickin into high gear and there's tons of news to tell ya about. "First off, the shows in Omaha and at the Jersey Metalfest in Irvington were both awesome! ...

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CATHEDRAL To Release 'Best Of' + Rarities Collection

U.K.-based cult doom rockers CATHEDRAL are working on a "best-of-and-rarities" collection, tentatively entitled "A Serpents Gold". A late 2004 release through Earache Records is expected. CATHEDRAL's follow-up to last year's "The VIIth Coming" is tentatively due in the fall through new label Nuclear Blast Records. The band were previously signed to Dream Catcher Records in ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Signs European Distribution Deal

Former VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth has signed an exclusive European distribution deal with one of the U.K.'s fastest growing independent rock labels, Demolition Records. Roth's current CD, "Diamond Dave", is set for a late May European release, with David looking to do live shows throughout the continent in support of the album towards ...

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