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BUTCHER BABIES To Release 'Goliath' In July

BUTCHER BABIES will release their debut album, "Goliath", on July 9 via Century Media Records. The Los Angeles-based band — frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shephard, guitarist Henry Flury, bassist Jason Klein and drummer Chris Warner — wrapped its tour with MARILYN MANSON in late February and went straight into the studio with producer Josh ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's 'New And Improved' HSAS: Photos From The Studio

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith and former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony are in the studio with ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar, where the Red Rocker is working on a new album. The three musicians, of course, comprise three-fourths of the lineup of CHICKENFOOT, although they are apparently not making a new CHICKENFOOT ...

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CYNIC Mixing New Album

Progressive rock/metal band CYNIC has begun mixing its new album for a fall release via Season Of Mist. The group's drummer, Sean Reinert, writes in an online posting: "Some people are gonna be pissed and others are gonna say 'thank you!!!' I'm with the latter!" CYNIC's new CD was recorded at Perfect Sound studios in ...

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NEWSTED Interviewed By MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON (Video)

David Ellefson (MEGADETH) conducted an interview with NEWSTED members Jason Newsted (also formerly of METALLICA, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM and VOIVOD) and Mike Mushok (also of STAIND) backstage at the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods awards on May 2 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. NEWSTED has ...

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Ugly Noise - FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM explored the still relatively novel approach of "fan funding" to finance their eleventh studio album, "Ugly Noise" - an album that would coincidentally see the veteran Arizona thrash institution welcoming back founding guitarist Michael Gilbert and drummer Kelly David Smith (both absent since 1997's "High"), and, to boot, coauthoring a few tunes ...

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JASON BECKER Interviewed On CBC's 'As It Happens' (Audio)

"As It Happens", the long-running interview show on CBC Radio One in Canada, recently spoke to Jason Becker, a onetime guitar prodigy first known as part of the metal duo CACOPHONY, and Philadelphian filmmaker Jesse Vile, who directed the documentary film "Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet". You can listen to the segment using the audio ...

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NEWSTED: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Fresno Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — performing on April 24 at Starline in Fresno, California can be seen below. NEWSTED has been confirmed for this year's edition of Gigantour, the critically acclaimed package festival founded in 2005 by MEGADETH ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Taps SASS JORDAN For 'Suite Sister Mary' Duet

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE and WHITESNAKE, will fill in for Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, RHINO BUCKET) in the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE from June 2 to June 29. Sass Jordan (pictured below), Tichy's musical partner in their band SOMETHING ...

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JASON NEWSTED Interviewed On 107.7 THE BONE (Video)

On April 18, Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, NEWSTED has been confirmed for this year's edition of Gigantour, the critically ...

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