TESTAMENT Guitarist To Guest On SKITZO CD

TESTAMENT/DRAGONLORD guitarist Steve Smyth will be going into the recording studio with close friend and BLACK SABBATH tribute group SWEET LEAF bandmate Lance Ozanix to lay down guest leads on the next SKITZO release. Smyth had previously appeared on SKITZO's Got Sick CD. ...

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THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL Bounce Back With "Memoirs"

Norway's THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL will issue their first album in five years, entitled Memoirs, through VME (Voices Music and Entertainment) in early February. According to the group's official web site, the nine-song CD “was recorded in several intervals over a period of four years, and this time a lot of guest musicians are ...

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DAVID COVERDALE Continues Work On Upcoming Solo CD

Former DEEP PURPLE/WHITESNAKE frontman DAVID COVERDALE has posted the following update on the progress of the songwriting sessions for his upcoming solo CD, the singer's first since 2000's Into The Light: “I have more than 20 songs to actually turn into 'songs', as opposed to 'instrumentals'...actually, closer to 30, [including] some [Into The Light] stuff ...

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RAVEN Guitarist's Recovery "Ahead of Schedule"

According to an update posted by RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Galagher, guitarist Mark Gallagher has been recovering faster than expected from the leg injuries he sustained (shattered ankle on one leg, most of the flesh ripped off the other) when a “20-foot wall” fell on him in early November. “He can stand now, and has been ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Hit The Road, Score Movies

THE IRON MAIDENS, L.A.'s all-girl tribute to IRON MAIDEN that features in its ranks PHANTOM BLUE drummer Linda McDonald and guitarist Josephine, have lined up the following performances during the coming weeks: Dec. 31 – Reseda, CA @ Paladino's Jan. 05 – Las Vegas, NV @ PINK-E's Jan. 10 – Santa Ana, CA @ The ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL, MAYHEM To Issue Split 10"

Britain's THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL have recorded three new tracks that will be included on a split 10" with Norway's MAYHEM. The MAYHEM tracks are reportedly old tracks that were originally meant to go on a compilation that, for an undisclosed reason, never saw the light of day. This will be a strictly limited release ...

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