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Golf Legend Enlists IRON MAIDEN Drummer

According to Thaindian.com, golf legend Nick Faldo, who is also the captain of the European team, has enlisted IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain to be part of his backroom staff to prepare for battle against the Americans in Kentucky later this year. TheSun.co.uk reports that Faldo told BBC commentator Gary Linekar that he ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN And PAISTE Slave Over Ride

The renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste has announced the introduction of the Signature Reflector Bell Ride at the 2008 Winter NAMM show. This special Ride was created by Paiste's Sound Development team in collaboration with Nicko McBrain, who has awed drummers the world over for more than two decades with his relentless playing style in ...

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ENTOMBED, EX-MAYHEM Vocalist To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

Ex-MAYHEM vocalist and ENTOMBED bassist Nicko Elgstrand and guitarist Alex Hellid were interviewed for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, September 19) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. According to a press release, "Maniac drops by our studio with stage props artist Spacebrain to lay ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN To Perform At London's 'Drummer Live' Event

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain will perform at the Drummer Live event — described as "the ultimate day out for all drumming, percussionist and music enthusiasts" — on October 20-21 at the London Docklands' ExCeL Centre. Also scheduled to appear are Cindy Blackman (LENNY KRAVITZ), Gerald Heyward (BEYONCE), Thomas Lang, Steve White (PAUL WELLER BAND), ...

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MCBRAIN DAMAGE Parts Ways With Singer

MCBRAIN DAMAGE, the Florida-based band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE, has parted ways with singer Jonathan Murphy. In addition, Murphy is said to have quit the band DEEPSET under acrimonious circumstances. A replacement vocalist has not yet been ...

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AC/DC Tribute Band HIGHWAY TO HELL To Film Live DVD

AC/DC tribute band HIGHWAY TO HELL will film its September 8, 2007 concert at Jannus Landing in St. Petersburg, Florida for an upcoming DVD. HIGHWAY TO HELL has supported such metal acts as MCBRAIN DAMAGE, FIREHOUSE, LILLIAN AXE, POISON, PAPA ROACH, SEBASTIAN BACH, CINDERELLA, and GUN AND ROSES, to name a few. Rodney Vincent originally ...

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CAGE Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

San Diego, California-based heavy metal band CAGE has parted ways with drummer Mikey Neil. Now the search is on for a new drummer to fill the big shows that Neil leaves behind. CAGE is currently seeking the ultimate heavy metal monster drummer that has the musical chops; looks; attitude, the ultimate double-bass drum kit and ...

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OCEANS OF TIME: New Song Posted Online

Norwegian prog-metal band OCEANS OF TIME has posted a new track, entitled "Kingdom Falls", on its MySpace page. "This is a test version of the title track from out forthcoming album 'Kingdom Falls'," the band writes. "But, however, this is not the final version which will apear on the album." OCEANS OF TIME ...

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IRON MAIDEN Lands In Bulgaria; Photos Available

The members of IRON MAIDEN landed at Bulgaria's Sofia Airport on a private charter flight Sunday afternoon (June 3) at exactly 2:36 p.m. After being welcomed in the VIP area by the local promoters of the band's show at the Locomotiv Stadium Monday (June 4) — Sofia Music EnterprisesBruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Dave ...

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OCEANS OF TIME Signs With EPICUS RECORDS

Epicus Records has announced the signing of the Norwegian prog-metal band called OCEANS OF TIME. The group's debut album, "Kingdom Falls", will be released in the fall. According to a press release, "OCEANS OF TIME is a melodic metal band from Fredrikstad in Norway, and was born in the year 2004. The band members have ...

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