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Former DOKKEN Bassist To Partake In AOL Chat

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson will be partaking in an America Online chat on Wednesday, April 3rd at 9:00 PM EST. America Online Keyword: Rock Chat. Jeff will be fielding questions and comments regarding his new band UNDERGROUND MOON as well as his project with former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch. For those who wish to ...

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TROUBLE Announce Two Headlining Shows In Eary May

The reunited TROUBLEguitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holznerwill be performing the first two headlining shows since reforming the group on May 3rd and May 4th at RockHouse USA (formerly Riley's Rock House) in Aurora, Illinois (TROUBLE's hometown), a Southwestern Chicago suburb. The group's previously-announced gig ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Solo CD Details Revealed

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and current TALISMAN/HUMANIMAL frontman Jeff Scott Soto is currently busy demoing and writing songs for his second solo album, which has the working title of The Calm Before The Storm. Among the songs that are tentatively set to appear on the album are "Till The End Of Our Time", "How Long", "Heaven ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Announces Brazilian, Welsh Live Appearances

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and current TALISMAN/HUMANIMAL frontman Jeff Scott Soto will perform at the Hard 'N' Heavy party in São Paulo, Brazil on April 27th. A 10-year-anniversary celebration of Animal Records, the event will feature Soto singing songs from most of the bands he has recorded with, including YNGWIE, TALISMAN, EYES and AXEL ...

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SADISTIC INTENT To Issue POSSESSED Cover On Upcoming Picture Disc

California's SADISTIC INTENT have decided to release a cover of POSSESSED's "The Exorcist", featuring lead vocals by former POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra, via a limited-edition picture disc 7" EP, which will also include a re-recorded version of the 1988 SADISTIC INTENT song entitled "Morbid Faith". "The Exorcist/Morbid Faith" 7" EP will be issued by the ...

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SATYRICON Start Mixing New CD In Danish Studio

Norway's SATYRICON will begin mixing their long-awaited new album with producer Jeff "Critter" Newell (i.e. MINISTRY, GUNS N ROSES, FILTER, etc.) at an undisclosed studio in Denmark this week for an August/September Scandinavian release through Capitol Records. As yet untitled, the upcoming album will feature guest appearances from Anja Garbarek and Knut Schreiner (TURBONEGRO) as ...

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QUEENSRCHE Frontman Completes Work On Solo CD, Early June Release Expected

QUEENSRCHE frontman Geoff Tate has completed work on his debut solo CD, entitled Old World Order, for an early June release through Sanctuary Records. Featuring contributions from bassist Chris Fox, guitarist Scott Moughton, drummer Evan Schiller, keyboardist Howard Chillcott and guitarist Jeff Carrell, Old World Order includes the following track listing: 01. Off The TV ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman Completes Work On Solo CD, Early June Release Expected

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate has completed work on his debut solo CD, entitled Old World Order, for an early June release through Sanctuary Records. Featuring contributions from bassist Chris Fox, guitarist Scott Moughton, drummer Evan Schiller, keyboardist Howard Chillcott and guitarist Jeff Carrell, Old World Order includes the following track listing: 01. Off The TV ...

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PILSON/LYNCH Prepare To Enter Studio To Record Debut CD

According to former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson, things are progressing amazingly well with his new project featuring ex-DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch (reportedly dubbed PYNCH) and the songs are all written, just a few details here and there to work out. Wait 'till you hear the finished songs. I think it's the best body of work ...

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FEAR FACTORY Split Up!!

FEAR FACTORY have split up following frontman Burton C. Bell's decision to leave the band, a source within the group has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. According to reports, Bell had become increasingly unhappy with FEAR FACTORY's musical direction and no longer felt angry enough to sing in one of the world's most high-profile extreme metal bands. ...

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Reunited TROUBLE To Play First Full Headlining Show In Late April

The reunited TROUBLE—guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner—will perform their first full headlining show since reforming the group on April 27th at RockHouse USA (formerly Riley's Rock House) in Aurora, Illinois (TROUBLE's hometown), a Southwestern Chicago suburb. As previously reported, TROUBLE have thus far written ...

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THE DIRTY AMERICANS Ink Deal With Roadrunner, Prepare Debut CD

THE DIRTY AMERICANS, featuring former WORKHORSE MOVEMENT vocalist Myron, guitarist Jeff, bassist Pete, and new drummer Jeramiah Pilbeam, have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records and are currently writing songs for their debut album, which is due later in the year. Among the tracks that are due to appear on the band's forthcoming CD are ...

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GLENN HUGHES Confirmed For Drum & Sounds Festival

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH frontman Glenn Hughes will perform at this year's Drum & Sounds Festival 2002, which is scheduled to take place on March 30th and 31st in Koblenz, Germany. Glenn will reportedly be appearing alongside Bobby Kimball, Steve Ferrone, Greg Bissonette, Joe Porcare, and Steve Gadd. All shows will be dedicated to the ...

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NEVERMORE Drummer Forms Side Project, Main Band Remains Involved In Label Dispute

NEVERMORE drummer Van Williams has formed a side project called PURE SWEET HELL, a two-man metal band with “different influences” that also features in its ranks Christ Eichhorn, who plays guitar, bass and keyboards on the group's most recent six-song demo/CD (with Van handling the drums and vocals). Longtime friends and bandmates since Williams' pre-NEVERMORE ...

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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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KARMA TO BURN Enlist All-Star Cast For Upcoming CD

FEAR FACTORY's Burton C. Bell, C.O.C.'s Pepper Keenan, SPEEDEALER's Jeff Hirshberg and CLUTCH's Neil Fallon are some of the singers that will contribute lead vocals to the forthcoming CD from West Virginia's KARMA TO BURN, which will be recorded over the course of the coming months for a tentative late 2002 release through Spitfire Records. ...

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PILSON, LYNCH Come Together As PYNCH

The brand new project featuring former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch and bassist Jeff Pilson will be known simply as PYNCH (Pilson/Lynchgeddit?!), and will issue their debut album in late spring/early summer through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The group are presently auditioning drummers and are set to embark on a 44-date US tour this summer as part ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: I Miss ALICE IN CHAINS

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has recently indicated that his forthcoming second solo album, entitled Degradation Trip, sounds unlike any other record I have ever done. It's probably one of the heaviest records I have put out including ALICE. Scheduled for an early summer release, Degradation Trip is the follow-up to 1998's Boggy ...

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PINNICK/AMENT Collaboration Begins To Take Shape

KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick and PEARL JAM bassist Jeff Ament have recorded 18 or so tracks for their as-yet-unnamed project prior to Pinnick taking off for the current KING'S X US tour. At the moment, only about eight of the cuts have lyrics written for them, while the rest are only musically completed. No ...

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Former DOKKEN Duo Nearly Done With Material For Debut CD

According to former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson, [ex-DOKKEN guitarist] George [Lynch] and I are nearly done with all the writing for our [collaboration] record. Wait'll you hear it it's so cool! We start rehearsing with 'mystery drummer' in a couple of weeks after George returns from a week of clinics. Our plan is still to ...

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BESEECH: "Souls Highway" Track Listing Revealed

Swedish “gothic metal” act BESEECH will issue their third album, entitled Souls Highway, through Napalm Records on March 18th. Recorded at Studio Mega, the album will feature the following track listing: 01. Illusionate 02. Between The Lines 03. Souls Highway 04. Blinded 05. Endless Waters 06. Fiction City 07. Sunset 28 08. A Last Farewell ...

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RACER X Start Work On New CD

L.A. shred kings RACER X, featuring guitarist Paul Gilbert (ex-MR. BIG), vocalist Jeff Martin (ex-BADLANDS, BLACK SYMPHONY), drummer Scott Travis (JUDAS PRIEST) and bassist John Alderete (ex-THE SCREAM), are hard at work on material for the group's next studio CD, which they hope to record this summer for a late 2002 release. The group have ...

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TROUBLE Pound Chicago Into Submission!

The reunited TROUBLE—guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner—performed an eight-song reunion set at Night Cap in Chicago (5007 W. Irving Park Road) on Saturday, January 26th, before PA problems abruptly ended the show ¼ of the way into the group's cover of BLACK SABBATH's “Children ...

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TALISMAN To Issue Live CD In April

Sweden's TALISMAN, featuring American vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), bassist Marcel Jacob (ex-MALMSTEEN), and guitarist Pontus Norgren (ex-GREAT KING RAT), will issue their brand new live CD, recorded at last year's Sweden Rock festival, in April. The as-yet-untitled album was mixed by Pontus Norgren and Ulf Larsson at NMW and Platform studios in Stockholm. ...

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