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MOB RULES To Release 'Radical Peace' In November

German metallers MOB RULES will release their sixth album, "Radical Peace", in November 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 in October. "Radical Peace" will include MOB RULES' twenty-minute epic "The Oswald File", ...

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WOLFMOTHER Frontman Talks New Album

WOLFMOTHER guitarist/frontman Andrew Stockdale recently spoke to MTV News about the band's forthcoming second album, "Cosmic Egg" — the group's first since the departure of drummer Myles Heskett and bassist/keyboardist Chris Ross. Due in October, the CD showcases the added punch of three new musicians (rhythm guitarist Aidan Nemeth, bassist/keyboardist Ian Peres and ...

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WOLFMOTHER: Australian Tour Announced

Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER will embark on the "New Moon Rising Tour" of Australia in September. Support on the trek will come from fresh-faced Brisbane rockers YVES KLEIN BLUE and recent Australian Music Prize winner, Sydney troubador JACK LADDER. The dates are as follows: Sep. 17 - Brisbane, The Tivoli Sep. 19 - Sydney, The ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Issuing Two Versions Of Live DVD

According to The Pulse of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE will release two different versions of an upcoming concert DVD titled "Live In Amsterdam". The first version will be released on August 4 and will be a single-disc set sold exclusively at dates on this summer's CREED reunion tour. A second edition is tentatively scheduled to arrive ...

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THE ORDER OF CHAOS To Release Debut Next Month

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based female-fronted hard rockers THE ORDER OF CHAOS will release their debut independent album on June 5. The CD was produced by Kevin Hoskin and co-produced and mixed by Bill Kennedy, who has worked with such acts as MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, NINE INCH NAILS, MARILYN MANSON and MORBID ANGEL. It is currently being mastered ...

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WOLFMOTHER To Support AC/DC In Australia

Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER will support AC/DC on their upcoming tour of Australia. The Australian/New Zealand dates are as follows: Jan. 30 - Wellington, New Zealand - [to be announced] (no WOLFMOTHER) Feb. 06 - Auckland, New Zealand - [to be announced] (no WOLFMOTHER) Feb. 11 - Melbourne, Australia - Etihad Stadium Feb. 18 - ...

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CREED Members Discuss Reunion On FOX NEWS' 'Red Eye' Show

On May 6, Greg Gutfeld of Fox News' "Red Eye" show conducted an interview with CREED members Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti about their decision to reunite. Watch the five-minute chat below. As previously reported, ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles Kennedy has posted a message online in which he said that the band will carry on, ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Singer Says Band 'Will Carry On'

Singer Myles Kennedy has shot down reports that the newly announced reunion of CREED will effectively put an end to ALTER BRIDGE, the band he formed with then-former CREED members, guitarist Mark Tremonti, drummer Scott Phillips and bassist Brian Marshall. Kennedy says, "Many of you are wondering how this CREED reunion tour will affect the ...

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WOLFMOTHER Frontman Discusses Original Band Split

The Pulse of Radio reports: WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale spoke with Spinner.com about the breakup of the original trio last year, which led him to keep the name but assemble an all-new lineup. Stockdale explained, "Our collective vision might not have been as big as what we became," adding that his ex-bandmates gave him the ...

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CREED Reunion Tour Inching Closer

A "teaser" video for CREED's upcoming reunion tour, which is expected to kick off this summer, can be viewed below. Meanwhile, fans can sign up for the band's new mailing list at CreedOfficial.com. Sources reported last year that there were "significant dollars" on the table for a CREED trek, although a spokesperson for ...

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SUN GODS IN EXILE Signs With SMALL STONE RECORDS

SUN GODS IN EXILE, a new "heavy Southern rawk" band featuring members of Boston's CORTEZ and Maine's doom giants OCEAN, has inked a deal with Detroit's Small Stone Records. The group's debut album, titled "Black Light, White Lines", was tracked at Mad Oak Studios in Allston, Massachusetts with engineer Benny Groto, who has previously worked ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Prepping Next Effort

According to The Pulse of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE announced on Tuesday (February 17) that the band has begun working on its new album, tentatively titled "Alter Bridge III". No other info as far as a release date, producer or studio has been revealed. In the meantime, ALTER BRIDGE singer Myles Kennedy and guitarist Mark Tremonti ...

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SAXON Reissues Coming In February

EMI has set a February 23 release date for the first batch of SAXON reissues covering the albums "Saxon", "Wheels Of Steel" and "Strong Arm Of The Law". * "Saxon": Originally released in 1979, SAXON's self-titled debut, widely regarded as the first LP to be issued by a New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band, ...

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PETER CRISS In 'Frame Of Mind' Movie; DVD Due Next Month

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss co-stars in a movie called "Frame of Mind" alongside Chris Noth ("Law & Order", "Sex and the City") and Vince Curatola ("The Sopranos"). The film, which will be released on DVD on February 24, was shot entirely in Carlstadt, New Jersey and was directed by Charles Evans, who co-wrote the ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Celebrating Return Of His Guitars

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell has been celebrating the return of his guitar collection after winning a recent court action against ex-wife Susan Silver. "Speaking of guitars," he writes in his most recent blog entry at ChrisCornell.com, " I was just dusting off the 15 or so guitars that I recently had returned to me ...

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METALLICA's ULRICH, HAMMETT Talk 'Guitar Hero'

Mike Snider of USA Today conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett, as well as Activision lead designer Alan Flores, about the upcoming Guitar Hero: Metallica game, due early in 2009. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Q: How did this game come about? Flores: ...

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TYKETTO Announces 'Around The World In 18 Days' Tour Dates

The new lineup of TYKETTO — featuring Danny Vaughn (vocals), Jimi Kennedy (bass) and Michael Clayton (drums) alongside the group's latest additions, PJ Zitarosa (guitar and vocals) and Bobby Lynch (keyboards and vocals) — has announced the dates for its "Around The World In 18 Days" tour: Jan. 15 - Bar A - Lake Como, ...

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Negotiations For CREED Reunion Underway

The Pulse of Radio reports that CREED is officially working on the details for a 2009 reunion tour, according to Billboard.com. Sources have reported that there are "significant dollars" on the table for a CREED trek, although a spokesperson for Wind-Up said, "There have been some talks, but it would be premature to comment on ...

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VIVISECT Announces New Album Title

Spawned from the ashes of the rock band ROAD CLOSED, VIVISECT is a thrash/death/progressive metal band based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Through many style and lineup changes, VIVISECT has now found a solid lineup and have slowly come into their own sound. Fusing influences from such bands as SLAYER, THINE EYES BLEED, PANTERA, TESTAMENT, ...

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