SILVERCHAIR: No Stand-In Guitarist Needed

Former HELMET frontman Page Hamilton will not be filling in on guitar for SILVERCHAIR singer Daniel Johns during the latter band's upcoming live appearances, SILVERCHAIR manager John Watson told Britain's Metal Hammer magazine. "While it is true that Page was willing to step in to help out with these shows, Daniel has decided that if ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist Resurfaces In AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT

Former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman has resurfaced in AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, a "one-woman" project which is being described by Bowman as "quite different from what is out there today...no death metal growls and grinding guitars". As of yet, no demo recordings or further information have been released, but an official web site has been launched at ...

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NECROPHOBIC To Appear On Swedish Radio Show

Sweden's NECROPHOBIC will appear on the radio show Fury (hosted by Jenny Lund) via Stockholm's Rocket FM today at 11:00 AM EST. The interview, which will be conducted in English, can only be heard on radio if you live in Stockholm, Sweden at 95.3 mHz, but everyone can hear/see it on the Internet at

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SHAMAN Keyboardist To Issue Solo Album

Fabio Ribeiro, the guest keyboard player in Brazil's SHAMAN—the band that features in its ranks former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums)—will shortly be issuing the second album from his solo project called BLEZQI ZATSAZ. Entitled The Tide Turns, the album is the follow-up to 1991's Rise and Fall ...

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Former VENOM/CARCASS Guitarist Launches House-Cleaning Sale

Guitarist Mike Hickey, known for his work with VENOM, CARCASS, CATHEDRAL and CRONOS, is selling a bunch of guitars to anyone willing to cough up the right amount of cash. Among the items for sale are the following: - 1948 Gibson L-7,sunburst,ohsc,near mint $3,000 - 1965 Gibson ES-330,sunburst,ossc & hsc, near-mint $2,000 - 1952 Gibson ...

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WARMACHINE To Perform Live On CKMS' "Space In Your Face"

Up-and-coming Canadian metal act WARMACHINE will be performing a live concert broadcast on CKMS' metal radio show Space In Your Face on Thursday, June 27th from 10:00 PM - Midnight Eastern Time (originating from Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on 100.3 FM). The performance will also be broadcast over the Internet. For more information on how to tune ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DEREK SHERINIAN Trade Guest Appearances

Former DREAM THEATER keyboardist Derek Sherinian has finished tracking his parts for the forthcoming YNGWIE MALMSTEEN CD, entitled Attack, which is currently being recorded in Miami, Florida for a late summer release through Spitfire Records. According to Derek, "[Yngwie] was very specific in what he wanted, which unfortunately did not include any keyboard solos. But... ...

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