QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman Gets His Sax Back

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate appears to have gotten his saxophone back. Says Tate: "My faith in humanity has been restored! While in New Orleans we received a phone call from an unidentified person who had my horn and wanted to send it back. I am playing my sax in the shows again. I am very ...

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SINERGY Frontwoman To Write Monthly Column For Japan's BURRN!

SINERGY frontwoman Kimberly Goss has been asked by Japan's leading hard rock/ heavy metal publication Burrn! to start writing her own monthly column for the magazine. She will join Sebastian Bach, Paul Gilbert and Marty Friedman as the only four international artists to have their own monthly column in the mag. More details about when ...

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THE GATHERING Set Release Date For "Black Light District"

Holland's THE GATHERING will issue their brand new mini-CD, entitled Black Light District, on September 16th via their own Psychonaut Records. According to drummer Hans Rutten, "we are still busy (will it ever stop :o) finishing our new full length, which will be released early 2003. Due to some touring we will do in August ...

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CHARON's "Downhearted" To Receive German Release Through MOTOR MUSIC

Finland's CHARON, who have been lambasted in their home country for "ripping off" local heroes H.I.M., will issue their excellent third full-length effort, entitled Downhearted, in Germany on August 19th via Motor Music (a Universal Music company). Downhearted debuted at position #3 on the Finnish album charts upon its release in early February. ...

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KURT COBAIN's Diaries To Be Published In November

The late NIRVANA singer Kurt Cobain's diaries will go on sale on November 11th. As previously reported, Cobain kept extensive diaries during his youth and time in NIRVANA, totaling 23 books and 800 pages. Riverhead Books, a division of Penguin Putnam, are to publish the replica of the diaries under the title Kurt Cobain: The ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: "I Did Not Plead Guilty To Anything"

Contrary to previous reports that former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach had pleaded guilty to marijuana possession earlier this week, Bach's attorney Frank DeSevo released the following statement today: "Sebastian pled guilty to nothing and was found guilty of nothing. He applied for a conditional discharge, which was granted by the court on Monday [July ...

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