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SLASH: U.K. 'Fan Pack' Detailed

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will release his first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", in North America in April via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an all-star roster of guest musicians, including Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell, Rocco DeLuca, Fergie, Dave ...

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SLASH: Solo Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will release his first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", in North America in April via EMI Label Services. "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Slash on the 'Slash' project. EMI Label Services and Caroline Distribution will be providing unique marketing and promotion ...

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WOLFMOTHER To Support KISS In Germany

Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER will support KISS on the following German dates: May 25 - Leipzig, Germany - Arena May 26 - Berlin, Germany - O2 World May 31 - Hamburg, Germany - Colorline-arena The Rad Report conducted an interview with WOLFMOTHER bassist Ian Peres when the band played at the historic Fox Theatre in ...

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Two Members Of U.K.'s AFTER DEATH Drown In Brazil

Two members of the U.K. metal outfit AFTER DEATH drowned on Thursday (January 21) while swimming at the Atalaia beach in Aracaju, in the northeastern part of Brazil. 21-year-old guitarist Leon Villalba and 18-year-old bassist Timothy Kennelly, along with their bandmates, were in the middle of an extensive tour of Brazil as the support act ...

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WOLFMOTHER Bassist Interviewed By 'The Rad Report'

The Rad Report conducted an interview with bassist Ian Peres of the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER when the band played at the historic Fox Theatre in Oakland, California on November 23, 2009. The three-and-a-half-minute clip, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. WOLFMOTHER's second album, "Cosmic Egg", sold 28,000 copies in the United States ...

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WOLFMOTHER: Oakland Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of WOLFMOTHER's November 23, 2009 concert in Oakland, California can be viewed below (courtesy of "Bad2b2"). WOLFMOTHER's second album, "Cosmic Egg", sold 28,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on October 27, the group's first ...

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SLASH 'Extremely Happy' With Solo Album

Guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) has issued the following update: "We're a little more than two weeks away from the LAYN [Los Angeles Youth Network] 'Slash & Friends' fundraiser, November 22nd at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood, California. George Lopez is hosting an indulgent night of rock & roll with special guests Ozzy ...

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CARMINE APPICE Schedules NYC Appearance

Legendary drummer Carmine Appice (SLAMM, VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT) will make a special appearance at J&R Music and Computer World on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. to celebrate the release of his latest GUITAR ZEUS album, "Conquering Heroes", with a short performance, followed by an autograph signing session. The ...

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SLASH Taps ALTER BRIDGE Singer For Solo Album

Slash has tapped ALTER BRIDGE's Myles Kennedy to sing on the final song of the legendary VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist's upcoming self-titled solo album, due in Europe in early 2010 via Roadrunner Records. "This track is awesome, [and] it completes the record," Slash writes on his Twitter page. "Myles did an amazing job and ...

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WOLFMOTHER's 'Cosmic Egg' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Cosmic Egg", the second album from the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, sold 28,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on October 27, the group's first CD since the departure of drummer Myles Heskett and bassist/keyboardist Chris Ross was ...

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METALLICA Debuts Finger-Tapping App In iPhone

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message: "We're hitting the Apple iPhone App store again, this time so that you can play games on your phone! With all of our kids wild about it, we thought it would be super-cool if you could play Tap Tap METALLICA style, so we hooked ...

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WOLFMOTHER: European Dates Announced

Fresh from a sold-out European club tour and an explosive performance on "Later with Jools Holland" on BBC2, Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER has announced a month-long European tour kicking off in January 2010. The dates are as follows: Jan. 13 - Ireland, Dublin, Olympia Jan. 14 - UK, Glasgow, Academy Jan. 15 - UK, Newcastle, ...

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MOB RULES: 'Astral Hand' Video Released

"Astral Hand", the new video from German metallers MOB RULES, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on April 18 at Jahnhalle in Nordenham, Germany. Directing the video was Ronald Mattes from ROAX Film, who also worked with the band on the "Black Rain" and "Last Farewell" clips. "Astral Hand" comes off MOB RULES' ...

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CARMINE APPICE To Guest On ALICE COOPER's Radio Show

Legendary drummer and philanthropist Carmine Appice was recently interviewed by Alice Cooper for the "Nights with Alice Cooper" radio show to support the recent GUITAR ZEUS CD release, "Conquering Heroes". The interview is scheduled to run on Alice's show on Tuesday, October 20 as part of the annual Halloween celebration broadcasts. "It was great talking ...

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WOLFMOTHER: 'New Moon Rising' Video Released

"New Moon Rising", the new video from the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, can be viewed below. The kaleidoscope of visual feats features an onslaught of color, effects and cut up animation pieced together resulting in a journey to the decade of rock 'n roll. Prepared by New Zealand directors Special Problems, the clip is an ...

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MOB RULES: 'Astral Hand' Video To Debut This Week

"Astral Hand", the new video from German metallers MOB RULES, will be premiered on Friday, October 16 on iMusic 1 TV. It will then be shown every Friday and Saturday on iMusic1 Rocks between 11 p.m. and midnight. The "Astral Hand" clip was filmed in April 18 at Jahnhalle in Nordenham, Germany. Directing the video ...

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MOB RULES: 'Radical Peace' Artwork Unveiled

German metallers MOB RULES will release their sixth album, "Radical Peace", on November 13 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Bazement Studio with longtime engineer Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS). A single, "Astral Hand", preceded the full-length CD on October 9. "Radical Peace" track listing: 01. Children Of The Flames 02. ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Singer Confirmed as Keynote Speaker At Billboard's MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT LIVE!

Myles Kennedy, frontman for melodic power rockers ALTER BRIDGE, has been confirmed as a headline performer and keynote speaker for Billboard's Mobile Entertainment Live! fall 2009 conference, presented by Logic Wireless. Mobile Entertainment Live! at International CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment, taking place this week at the San Diego Convention Center. In association with Rockpit.com, ...

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MOB RULES: New Song Posted Online

German metallers MOB RULES will release a new EP, "Astral Hand", on October 9. The track listing is as follows: 01. Astral Hand 02. Astral Hand (Radio Edit) * 03. Astral Hand (Instrumental) * 04. Man On The Run *# 05. Hold On 2009 (Unplugged Version) * * exclusive bonus tracks which will not appear ...

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WOLFMOTHER Mainman Interviewed At Denmark's BEATDAY; Video Available

Guitarist/vocalist Andrew Stockdale of the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER was interviewed at the Beatday 09 festival, which was held August 14-15, 2009 in Valbyparken, Denmark. Watch the chat below. WOLFMOTHER's second album, "Cosmic Egg", will be released on the following dates: Japan: October 8 Australia, Germany, and New Zealand: October 9 Europe: October 12 USA: ...

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MOB RULES To Release New EP In October

German metallers MOB RULES will release a new EP, "Astral Hand", on October 9. The track listing is as follows: 01. Astral Hand 02. Astral Hand (Radio Edit) * 03. Astral Hand (Instrumental) * 04. Man On The Run *# 05. Hold On 2009 (Unplugged Version) * * exclusive bonus tracks which will not appear ...

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MOB RULES: New Album Details Revealed

German metallers MOB RULES will release their sixth album, "Radical Peace", on November 13 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Bazement Studio with longtime engineer Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS). A single, "Astral Hand", will precede the full-length CD on October 9. According to a press release, "Radical Peace" "presents a ...

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WOLFMOTHER: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of New Album

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the forthcoming second album from the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, "Cosmic Egg", can be viewed below. Episode 2 transplants from WOLFMOTHER's native Australia to a Los Angeles park, where the bandmembers take you on a wander through the foliage and ...

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