DOPE, Others To Contribute To Upcoming WWF CD

DOPE will record a cover version of BILLY IDOL's “Rebel Yell” in its mobile recording studio for an upcoming, as-yet-undecided soundtrack. In other news, the band will contribute a new track, "No Chance in Hell", to the next WWF album, entitled WWF Forced Entry, which is due to come out on March 26th through Columbia ...

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SLAYER Confirm Death In Family, Cancel Dates

SLAYER's representatives and record label have confirmed that frontman Tom Araya's father died Wednesday night of a heart attack, as first reported here early this morning. SLAYER have canceled their Thursday, February 7th show at the Bronco Bowl in Dallas, Texas and may postpone or cancel other dates as well. ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Axeman Lines Up Online Chat

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke will be online at USAToday.com tonight, Thursday, February 7th at 8 PM EST to chat about his new album Swag (Spitfire Records), the '80s metal scene, the Sunset Strip, his GN'R experiences, and his take on today's music scene. Click here for more information. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Gets Down...And Out

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde was recently forced to scrap his scheduled promotional activities in Europe in support of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's 1919 Eternal CD after he missed his flight following a night of drinking. Not news, but funny nevertheless. ...

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RATT Win Court Battle Over Name Ownership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RATT lead guitarist Warren DeMartini and drummer Bobby Blotzer won the battle over ownership of the name "RATT" in a landslide court victory in the Lost Angeles Superior Court on February 6, 2002. Judge David Workman dismissed former lead singer Stephen Pearcy's claims for trademark infringement, unfair competition, defamation, misappropriation of corporate ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN To Support SYSTEM OF A DOWN In Europe

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will support SYSTEM OF A DOWN as the sole openers on their forthcoming European tour. The tour, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's first European tour with new vocalist Greg Puciato, and second overall, will commence on Tuesday, March 5th in Coimbra, Portugal at Pavillion. The tour will extend for four weeks and ...

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MTLEY CRE's NEIL Announces European Dates

Here are the tentative dates for MTLEY CRE frontman Vince Neil's upcoming European tour: Mar. 21 - Trondheim, NOR @ TBA Mar. 22 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Music Hall Mar. 23 - Karlstad, SWE @ TBA Mar. 24 - Ronneby, SWE @ Mini-Fest Mar. 25 - Helsingborg, SWE @ TBA Mar. 27 - Copenhagen, ...

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