THE QUIREBOYS Unveil New Lineup

Supporting DAVID LEE ROTH in the U.K, THE QUIREBOYS (known as "THE LONDON QUIREBOYS" in the USA) are sporting an all new line up. New draftees include guitarist Paul Guerin and keyboard player Keith Weir. Both were previously members of the FIREBYRDS. Guerin also has previously recorded two albums with the RED DOGS before joining ...

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P.O.D./LACUNA COIL U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Before embarking on this summer's Ozzfest, the ethereal Italian six-piece LACUNA COIL will complete a national U.S. theatre tour alongside P.O.D., BLINDSIDE and HAZEN ST. The major market trek will kick off on May 1 and run though mid-June, hitting over 40 cities. With sales of their new album "Comalies" already surpassing the 60,000 Nielsen ...

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HATE ETERNAL's RUTAN To Produce .30 CALIBER

Erik Rutan of MORBID ANGEL/HATE ETERNAL fame is set to produce the new CD from Tampa, Florida's .30 CALIBER. Erik has previously worked with a number of death metal acts and recently completed the latest album from PREMONITIONS OF WAR on Victory Records. .30 CALIBER's CD is scheduled for release in the summer through an ...

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DEATH Tribute Album Update: CHIMAIRA Added, Web Site Launched

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy has issued the following update regarding his upcoming DEATH tribute project, "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner", tentatively due in June through Holland's Mascot Records: "This past Saturday, February 28th, the first recording session for the 'Within The Mind' project was completed at ...

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It's Official: JERRY CANTRELL, BILLY DUFFY Form New Band

Jerry Cantrell's manager Bill Siddons has confirmed to Launch that the former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist has formed a new band with former THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy (as first reported here Feb. 29). Siddons, however, was unable to confirm that ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE vocalist John Corabi had also been jamming with the two ...

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DANNY LILKER's OVERLORD EXTERMINATOR: Music Posted Online

Two full-length MP3s from the debut OVERLORD EXTERMINATOR CD, entitled "Crucify Everyone", have been uploaded at this location. OVERLORD EXTERMINATOR is the new "black metal" band featuring Danny Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, THE RAVENOUS, ex-BRUTAL TRUTH, ANTHRAX), Lee (COMMIT SUICIDE) on bass and Adam Bonacci (WITHERED EARTH) on vocals. The songs available for download ...

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CONTRIVE To Record New EP

Melbourne, Australia's CONTRIVE are currently writing new tracks for an upcoming EP due out mid this year. It will also feature a cover from Australian metal legends ARMOURED ANGEL ('89/'90 era). After a huge year of shows including supports with SEPULTURA, SOILWORK and SKINLAB, CONTRIVE make a return to the stage this Friday, March 5 ...

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