BALL On Lookout For New Bassist

Los Angeles-based BALL, featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Brian Tichy (on guitar/vocals, no less!), are currently searching for a bass player. BALL had recorded and mastered a CD's worth of material, entitled Mirror Down (formerly American Aggression), for Time Bomb Recordings back in September 2000, but because of the label's lack of proper distribution, have ...

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ADEMA Cancel Shows Due To "Family Emergency"

ADEMA were forced to cancel their appearance at the February 11th date of the ongoing Projekt Revolution tour (headlined by LINKIN PARK) in Lowell, Massachusetts due to an unspecified "family emergency." The band's appearance in Fairfax, Virginia on Tuesday, February 12th has also been canceled. ADEMA are tentatively set to resume the tour tomorrow, February ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Fire Producer (Again), Continue Work On New CD

GUNS N' ROSES, featuring sole original member Axl Rose on vocals, have fired producer Roy Thomas Baker (i.e. QUEEN), who has been working with the group for the past two years on their perennially-delayed Chinese Democracy CD, according to Allstar. Baker first started collaborating with GUNS N' ROSES in the spring of 2000 when he ...

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UNJUST Announce West Coast Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's UNJUST have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Feb. 15 – San Jose, CA @ The Cactus Club (w/3RD RAIL) Feb. 23 - San Francisco, CA @ The Pound (w/WURKT) Mar. 01 – Portland, OR @ Mt Tabor Pub (w/MAIDEN MINE) Mar. 02 – Tacoma, WA @ Slick ...

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NO RETURN Ink Deal With Nuclear Blast, Confirm Summer Breeze Appearance

French thrashers NO RETURN and Paris-based Kodiak Records have struck a licensing deal with Germany's Nuclear Blast Records for the international release of the group's recently-completed fifth full-length CD, entitled Machinery. Recorded at Belgium's CCR Studio and mixed at Paris' Funmasters facility, the follow-up to 2000's Self Mutilation is scheduled for a March 5th French ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Duo Perform (Separately) At Charity Event

LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant took the stage at the Teenage Cancer Trust charity concert at the historic Royal Albert Hall in London on Saturday, February 9th, but did so in separate performances, as was widely anticipated. Plant and his STRANGE SENSATION band, who are currently putting final touches on a ...

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