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VH1's Broadband Channel VSPOT To Begin Airing Exclusive 'VH1 Rock Honors' Performances

Beginning tomorrow, VSPOTVH1's broadband channel — will offer exclusive performances from "VH1 Rock Honors" honorees and tribute bands that will not be seen during the show's television broadcast. Additional VSPOT content will include exclusive interviews with "VH1 Rock Honors" honorees, presenters and performers and "Air to the Throne" air guitar performances from the ...

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VH1 Rocks Sin City At First Annual 'VH1 Rock Honors'

Rock royalty received the ultimate form of flattery as some of today's hottest rock acts honored legendary bands KISS, QUEEN, DEF LEPPARD and JUDAS PRIEST at VH1's first annual "VH1 Rock Honors" Thursday night (May 25). Taped at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, "VH1 Rock Honors", which premieres Wednesday, May 31 at ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Record New Album In The Summer

BLOODSIMPLE guitarist Mike Kennedy (ex-VISION OF DISORDER) has issued the following update: "We are home and I'm writing to your from good ol' crooklyn NY. Working out some mean material for the new record. The new tunes are sounding killer so far and we should be hitting the studio in the summer to start tracking ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Part Ways With WIND-UP RECORDS

ALTER BRIDGE have announced that they have terminated their recording, publishing, and merchandising agreements, effective immediately, thereby severing all of the ban's contractual relationships with Wind-Up. "We're very excited about concluding this chapter in our lives and focusing on the future,” explains Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "We have been working on new ...

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WASTEFORM Split With XTREEM MUSIC, Seek New Label Home

New York metal act WASTEFORM have amicably parted ways with Xtreem Music (Spain). "We're currently looking for a label to support us 100% on our future endeavors which include extensive touring throughout the U.S and Europe and a brand new album," stated vocalist and co-founder Greg Kennedy. With newly acquired guitarist Justin Knipper (MUCOPUS), WASTEFORM ...

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TILES To Enter Studio In February

Detroit-based preogressive rock band TILES have posted the following message on their official web site: "Work on the new songs is coming along great — so much so that we've penciled in early February to begin recording with Terry Brown. In the meantime, we're recording some demos for Terry so he can hear what we're ...

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TILES: Original Drummer Rejoins The Fold

Detroit-based rock band TILES have announced the return of original drummer Mark Evans. Evans was a founding member of TILES and appears on the band’s first three releases, "Tiles" (1994), "Fence the Clear" (1997), and "Presents of Mind" (1999). TILES guitarist Chris Herin offers the following comment on Evans' return: "We auditioned some excellent drummers… ...

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PROUDFLESH: Southern California Dates Announced

PROUDFLESH, the new band featuring Sothira Pheng (ex-CRUCIFIX) on bass/vocals and Tony Muth on drums, have lined up the following dates in Southern California: Apr. 01 - Corona Showcase Theatre - Corona, CA Apr. 02 - Tallulah Skate Shop – Orange, CA Guitar duties will be handled by Mike Kennedy, a San Francisco Bay native ...

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MUDVAYNE Frontman Launches BULLYGOAT RECORDS Web Site

Bullygoat Records, the Warner Bros. label imprint headed up by MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray, has launched its official web site at Bullygoat.com. Gray's first signing to Bullygoat is the New York-based BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Present At BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson has been confirmed as one of the presenters at this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ceremony on Monday, February 14 at The Brewery in London. The awards also feature live music from Martin Carthy, Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell and five times nominated Karine Polwart as well as Eddi Reader, ...

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Have A Slice Of Pizza For DIMEBAG DARRELL

Bud Kennedy of the Star-Telegram reports that the original New York-style pizza restaurant around Dallas is Charlie's, serving the best of Long Island since 1982 off Loop 820. Now an Arlington man who grew up on Charlie's pizza is gone too soon. Charlie's was a 1980s hangout for the young heavy-metal rockers of ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Film Video In New York City

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), will be shooting a video for an as-yet-undisclosed track off their upcoming album at Manitobas, located at 99 Ave. B (between 6th and 7th) ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), are scheduled to complete the mixing process for their debut album at a Vancouver studio this weekend. Producing the effort is Garth Richardson, who ...

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Former OUTSPOKEN Members Launch New Project

Former members of the Lava/Atlantic "post-grunge alternative metal" recording artists OUTSPOKENShaun Kennedy (guitar), Kevin McCreery (guitar), Donnie Highland (drums) and Frank Green (bass) — have teamed up with singer Geo Teubl (ex-BRIDGE) in an as-yet-unnamed new band. Teubl and the rest of the band met while on tour with OUTSPOKEN supporting their record ...

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TED NUGENT Takes A 'Stand' With Political Song

Starting October 1, you can purchase a "limited-edition" track by guitarist Ted Nugent. The longtime Republican does not hold back on his lyrics for "Stand", as evidenced below: Verse 1: Don't need John Kerry to wipe my ass, don't need Ted Kennedy to spill my glass, Al Not So Sharpton is a horse's ass, redistribution ...

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STARZ Guitarist Detained At JFK Airport, Misses Live Album Recording

Legendary '70s hard rockers STARZ played in Cleveland Thursday night (Sept. 23) at the Beachland Ballroom minus guitarist Brenden Harkin. Brenden missed the plane to Cleveland after being detained by airport security for unspecified reasons in New York's Kennedy airport for over three hours. He was eventually released but could not get on the last ...

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