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HANOI ROCKS Issue Comeback Single

The reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS, featuring vocalist Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy, have just issued a brand new single, entitled People Like Me, in their home country. The full track listing for it is as follows: 01. People Like Me 02. Lucky 03. Winged Bull (Daryl Hall) 04. Video for "People Like Me" ...

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HANOI ROCKS Appearances Announced

The reunited HANOI ROCKS, featuring vocalist Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy, will be making the following live appearances during the coming months: May 24 Tavastia Helsinki, FIN Jun. 08 - Sweden Rock - SWE Jun. 21 - Party Planet - Kouvola, FIN Jul. 08 Ruisrock - Turku, FIN Aug. 04 Ankkarock - Vantaa, FIN ...

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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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What A Girl Wants Is FOO FIGHTERS' DAVE GROHL

Some tabloid-style comedic relief courtesy of Worldpop: Christina Aguilera has a surprise new love in her life... FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl! The odd couple have been dating since the start of the year after Christina split up with dancer boyfriend Jorge Santos. A close friend of Christina revealed that 'Christina has never been happier ...

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MASTERPLAN Shuffle Bassists, Finalize Album Track Listing

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jorn Lande, have parted ways with bassist Jrgen Attig and have acquired IRON SAVIOR's Jan-S. Eckert as his replacement. Eckert has already recorded all the bass lines for the group's self-titled debut album, which is tentatively scheduled ...

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MILLENCOLIN Drummer Breaks Elbow, Stand-In Recruited

MILLENCOLIN were forced to cancel two shows on their ongoing US trek after drummer Larzon broke his elbow at a NOFX show in Denver. For the remainder of the American tour, Thomas Falk from the supporting act BOMBSHELL ROCKS will serve as a stand-in drummer, while ex-NO FUN AT ALL sticksman Kjell Ramstedt will fill ...

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AC/DC Live On Pay-Per-View In May

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AC/DC BLAZES A HIGHWAY TO HELL...STRAIGHT TO YOUR TV SCREEN RENOWNED CONCERT AVAILABLE 5/11 ON IN DEMAND PAY-PER-VIEW New York, NY Rock's down-and-dirty, blue-collar heroes AC/DC bring their celebrated live show into the comfort of your living room with iN DEMAND Pay-Per-View on Saturday, May 11. The concert, which can be purchased ...

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HANOI ROCKS Officially Reunite!!

Following the announcement that HANOI ROCKS have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock festival, it now appears that frontman Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy have officially decided to continue their career as HANOI ROCKS. A new single, entitled "People Like Me", is due out in April, and a full-length album will follow sometime ...

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HANOI ROCKS, MELDRUM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Finland's HANOI ROCKS (vocalist Michael Monroe + guitarist Andy McCoy) and Sweden's MELDRUM, featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The full list of ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Talks Gear

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has posted the following message on his official web site: “Hi everybody. John here checking in from the road. It's been great to see all of my friends out in the audience each night! The tour has been going very well and most of the shows have been sold out. ...

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MANOWAR Officially Reveal Confirmed US/European Dates

MANOWAR have officially revealed the confirmed dates for their upcoming US and European tours. They are as follows: Mar. 30 - Jaxx Niteclub - Springfield, VA Mar. 31 - Thunderdome - Baltimore, MD Apr. 02 - Fester And Friends @ CLUB 125 - Haverhill, MA Apr. 03 - Valentine's - Albany, NY Apr. 05 - ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR To Issue Double A-Side Single In March

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR will release a new "double A-side" single on March 18th. The full track listing for it is as follows: 01. Mothers Love 02. Significant Other 03. Heaven Sent (INXS cover) 04. Don't You Ever Leave Me (HANOI ROCKS cover) The band have shot videos for both A-side songs last week ...

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TESLA Begin Work On New CD, Line Up Acoustic Dates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TESLA WORKING ON SONGS FOR NEW STUDIO ALBUM SERIES OF ACOUSTIC CONCERTS SCHEDULED The hard-rocking, hard-working band TESLA has begun work on their next studio effort, writing songs for the past two months at guitarist Frank Hannon's studio in Northern California. This album will be the first studio release from the original ...

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CHARON Announce Extensive Finnish Tour

Finland's CHARON, whose excellent Downhearted CD still graces the Finnish Album Chart at position #3, have lined up the folliowing live performances in their home country: Feb. 15 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Feb. 16 - Evijärvi, FIN @ Nuorisoseurantalo Feb. 20 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia-Klubi Feb. 21 - Kouvola, FIN @ Rytmikatti Feb. ...

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German Masseuse To Metal/Hard Rock Stars Writes Tell-All Book

Members of PANTERA, IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, MACHINE HEAD, BIOHAZARD and TYPE O NEGATIVE have all served as one-time clients of sexy German masseuse to the stars Dot Stein, aka Dr. Dot, who is writing a tell-all book called Butt Naked And Backstage about her sessions with such celebrities as Bruce Willis, Mick Jagger, Sting, ...

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BORKNAGAR Euro Festival Appearances Announced

Norway's BORKNAGAR have been confirmed to appear at the Summer Rocks 2002 Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8 in Budapest, Hungary. BORKNAGAR will also play at the Party San Open Air 2002 in Bad Berka, Germany, which takes place on August 9-10. More festival appearances will be announced shortly. ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Axeman Rocks Out On Three Fronts

TENET, the new project featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/ex-DEATH drummer Gene Hoglan, GRIP INC. bassist Stuart Carruthers, and former SACRIFICE/current INTERZONE frontman Rob Urbinati, have finished demoing the material for the group's upcoming debut CD and are hoping to enter the studio in the next couple of months to begin ...

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Former HANOI ROCKS Frontman Debuts New Band In Helsinki

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman MICHAEL MONROE debuted his new band at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland on Saturday, January 12th and reportedly went down a storm with the capacity crowd. The MICHAEL MONROE group at Tavastia consisted of the following musicians: Michael Monroe lead vocals Kari "Lacu" Lahtinen drums Timpa Laine bass Costello guitar Pink Gibson ...

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