BEHEMOTH Begin Recording New Album

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH entered Hendrix studios in Poland on May 2 to begin tracking their highly anticipated new album, "Demigod". This is the follow up to their acclaimed offering "Zos Kia Cultus" (Here and Beyond). Drummer Inferno commented, "I've never worked on better equipment in my life...it seems like we've never been so well ...

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GLENN HUGHES, CHAD SMITH To Perform At SAMMY HAGAR's Cabo Wabo

Bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and guitarist JJ Marsh (GLENN HUGHES, HTP) will be playing two shows at Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15. Hughes, Smith and Marsh performed live late last month at The ...

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ALICE COOPER To Receive Honorary Doctorate

Alice Cooper is being awarded an honorary doctorate by a Christian liberal arts college, according to the Associated Press. The 56-year-old will receive the honorary degree at Grand Canyon University's commencement ceremony Saturday. Cooper, whose classic albums include "Killer", and "Welcome to my Nightmare", has been a financial supporter of the school, university officials said. ...

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SUN CAGED Win Dutch Radio Competition

Dutch progressive metallers SUN CAGED, who feature in their ranks STAR ONE keyboardist Joost van den Broek, won the April 2004 monthly band competition on the popular Dutch radio station 3FM. "People could vote for the competing bands on the Internet and there was also a professional jury who gave the bands a rating," reads ...

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Canada's STAMPEDE QUEEN To Release New Album This Month

Canada's STAMPEDE QUEEN will release their new album, "A Night At The Cockfights", on May 11 through Perris Records. STAMPEDE QUEEN was featured on the 2002 compilation "Hollywood Hairspray" with the track "Woman In A Fast Car" on Perris Records. "A Night At The Cockfights" features 14 tracks of in your face, hard driving rock ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Another European Show Announced

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has booked two shows in Europe this summer. "This is the first time I have played in Europe since around 1995!!!" Bach writes on his web site. "I am totally excited to rock again in Europe & can't wait to get over there & start screaming!" Confirmed dates are ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Lays Down Vocals For MOONSTONE Project: Photos Available

Legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) recently spent time at a California studio laying down vocals on the track "Not Dead Yet" from MOONSTONE, the new project of Italian guitarist Matteo Filippini. "The song is an up-tempo rocker and also will feature a guest appearance of the guitarist ...

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