JON OLIVA'S PAIN Recruits Guitarist BILL HUDSON

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the Florida-based band led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, has recruited Bill Hudson (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, CELLADOR, POWER QUEST, NIGHTRAGE) as its new guitarist. Says JON OLIVA'S PAIN drummer Christopher Kinder: "Bill is a world-class guitar player and truly a welcome addition to the JON OLIVA'S PAIN lineup." JON OLIVA'S PAIN's fourth ...

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NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN: First-Week Chart Positions For 'Life And Times Of Scrooge' Solo Album

"Music Inspired By The Life And Times Of Scrooge - Written And Produced By Tuomas Holopainen", NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen's solo album based on a graphic novel called "The Life And Times Of Scrooge McDuck", written and illustrated by Don Rosa, has registered the following first-ewek chart positions: Finland: #1 Switzerland: #19 ...

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SLAYER Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Last night at the Revolver Golden Gods awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, SLAYER surprised the capacity crowd with an unannounced performance, kicking off the show with a three-song set that included the global premiere of "Implode", the band's first new studio recording in five years. Recorded earlier this month at Henson ...

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SEVENDUST's 'Time Travelers & Bonfires' Cracks U.S. Top 20

SEVENDUST acoustic album, "Time Travelers & Bonfires", sold around 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 19 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Time Travelers & Bonfires" was made available on April 15 via 7Bros. Records, in conjunction with ADA Label Services. On April 1, they ...

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MAX CAVALERA Talks To Latvia's Alternative.lv (Audio)

Latvia's Alternative.lv web site recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED). You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. SOULFY's ninth album, "Savages", was released on October 1, 2013 via SOULFLY's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS To Be Spotlighted In 'Guitar Center Sessions' Episode In August

Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments and equipment, and DirecTV, one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, will spotlight ALICE IN CHAINS in the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions on August 3 on DirecTV's Audience Network (Channel 239). Guitar Center Sessions features exclusive performances and intimate, enlightening ...

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