Former MEGADETH Bassist Auctions Off Equipment On EBay

If you though guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine was the only former MEGADETH member engaged in auctioning off pieces of his equipment, think again. Ex-MEGADETH bassist Dave Ellefson is selling a few items of his own, and anyone placing a high enough bid can walk away with the stuff. For more information, click on the following links: ...

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DANZIG/MARDUK US Tour: Initial Dates Announced

DANZIG have announced the initial dates for their forthcoming Danzig 777 I Luciferi US tour with Swedish black metallers MARDUK in the support slot. The confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 01 - Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre Jun. 02 - Albequerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre Jun. 04 - El Paso, TX @ Far West ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman Passes Away At Age 34

The following article was posted at Seattletimes.com: A body was removed last night from the University District residence of Layne Staley, lead singer and guitarist for the Seattle grunge band ALICE IN CHAINS. KOMO-TV, citing an unidentified source, said the body was that of Staley, 34. A King County medical-examiner's investigator said his ...

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UNJUST Get Added To CALIFORNIA MUSIC AWARDS

UNJUST have been added to the California Music Awards on April 27th in Oakland, CA. The band join PAPA ROACH, SAMMY HAGAR, SMASH MOUTH, BOB WEIR, JOE SATRIANI, THE K.G.B. & MIXMASTER MIKE as performers. UNJUST recently won the California Music Awards Rising Star Showcase, sponsored by Live 105 and Guitar Center, to win ...

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DIONYSUS Complete Work On Debut CD

Swedish/German melodic power metal act DIONYSUS, featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work Olaf Hayer and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have completed work on their debut album at Rhön Studios in Fulda, Germany with producer Tobias Sammet (EDGUY vocalist). Mixed by Tommy Newton at Area 51 studios, the as-yet-untitled effort will be released ...

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SWEDEN ROCK 2002: Final Line-Up Announced

The following is a complete list of acts (in alphabetical order) confirmed to appear at this year's Sweden Rock festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Sölvesborg, Sweden: 220 VOLT BRUCE DICKINSON CANDLEMASS DAMNED NATION DESTINY DOC HOLLIDAY DORO DREAM EVIL EVERGREY FATAL SMILE FIVE FIFTEEN ...

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TANKARD To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Release Of "B-Day"

Veteran German thrashers TANKARD will celebrate their 20th anniversary with the release of their latest album, entitled B-Day, on June 24th through AFM Records. Produced by Andy Classen at Stage 1 studio, B-Day will be issued as a limited-edition double-album featuring re-mastered versions of the band's first two demos. TANKARD will perform a 20th-anniversary concert ...

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40 GRIT Prepare To Record New CD

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT are preparing to enter the studio at the beginning of June to record their sophomore record for a late 2002 release through Metal Blade Records. In the meantime, you can catch the band performing live at the following venues: Apr. 26 - Season Tickets -Turlock, CA Apr. 27 - ...

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