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POISON IDEA To Release 'Confuse & Conquer' Album Via SOUTHERN LORD RECORDINGS

Long-running Portland, Oregon-based American hardcore punk outfit POISON IDEA will release its new album, "Confuse & Conquer", in the spring of 2015 via Southern Lord Recordings. Over recent months, out of the public eye, the current POISON IDEA lineup has been intermittently raiding Audiosiege in Portland for clandestine recording and mastering sessions, covertly harnessing their ...

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SIXX: A.M.: 'Stars' Video Released

The video for "Stars", a brand new song from SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, can be seen below. The track is taken from SIXX: A.M.'s third album, "Modern Vintage", which was released on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. James Michael called ...

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SIXX: A.M.'s DJ ASHBA On 'Modern Vintage': We Wanted To 'Make A Record Like The Ones We Used To Grow Up On'

BackstageAxxess.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist DJ Ashba of SIXX: A.M. and GUNS N' ROSES. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SIXX: A.M.'s new album, "Modern Vintage", drawing influences from a variety of '70s rock powerhouses: Ashba: ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Lays Down Bass On New TREMONTI Album

VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has finished laying down bass tracks for 20 songs that are being considered for inclusion on the second album from TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti. The follow-up to 2012's "All I Was" is being helmed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (ALTER BRIDGE, ...

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SIXX: A.M.: Pro-Shot Footage Of iHeartRadio Performance

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, released its third album, "Modern Vintage", on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. celebrated the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance took place at the ...

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W.A.S.P. Guitarist DOUGLAS BLAIR To Introduce SIGNAL2NOISE Project To Finnish Audiences

With the next W.A.S.P. release — tentatively titled "Golgotha" — and the band's subsequent tour slated for spring of 2015, Douglas Blair, the group's American lead guitarist, stands poised to finally introduce his long-mothballed "main" project, the aptly named power duo SIGNAL2NOISE, to Finnish audiences during the interim. In association with Rock Academy Finland — ...

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