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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform DRAFI DEUTSCHER Cover In Stuttgart (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "Marmor, Stein Und Eisen Bricht", a song originally written and recorded by German singer Drafi Deutscher, during METALLICA's April 7 concert in in Stuttgart, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 14 shows in Europe since early February and ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS + Friends Announce Eighth Annual Fantasy Football League And Charity Auction

For the past eight years, ALICE IN CHAINS vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell and bassist Mike Inez have hosted the Alice In Chains & Friends Fantasy Football League & Auction, donating a spectacular collection of signed musical instruments, memorabilia and experiences for an online auction to benefit organizations like Music For Relief and MusiCares. In recent years, ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist TRIPP EISEN Breaks Silence A Decade After Serving Time For Sex With Minor

Ex-STATIC-X and DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen has broken his silence for the first time since serving time in prison for sexually assaulting an underage girl. Eisen — whose real name is Tod Rex Salvador — was arrested in Orange County, California in late February 2005. The then-39-year-old musician allegedly met a 14-year-old Sayreville, New Jersey ...

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Former STATIC-X Guitarist TRIPP EISEN Returns To Live Stage

Ex-STATIC-X and DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen — whose real name is Tod Rex Salvador — rejoined his former bandmates in ROUGHHOUSE (formerly TEEZE) on stage this past Saturday, October 15 at the Savfest at Whiskey Tango in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The concert was a benefit for people suffering from depression and mental health issues, raising suicide ...

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Reunited TWISTED METHOD Plays First Show In Almost Eight Years; Video Footage, Photos Available

Reunited Florida-based "nu metal" act TWISTED METHOD played its first show in nearly eight years on October 28 at Dixie Roadhouse in Cape Coral, Florida. Original members Derrick "Tripp" Tribbett (vocals) and Derek DeSantis (bass) were joined by Tony Elchert (EKOTREN) on drums and Virus (DOPE) on guitar. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can ...

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ACE FREHLEY Pays Tribute To PAUL STANLEY's Mother

Paul Stanley's mother, Eva Eisen, died on Saturday (September 29) of undisclosed causes at age 88. Eisen was born in Berlin, Germany and was instrumental in Stanley's development as a musician. Stanley, who recently wrapped up his tour dates with KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE, co-produced KISS' new album "Monster", which will be released on October ...

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PAUL STANLEY's Mother Dies

Eva Eisen, the mother of KISS frontman Paul Stanley, died on Saturday, September 29. She was 88 years old. Said Paul: "My mother found so much pleasure and fulfillment in all the various types of music that she so loved. It was through her that I, too, found that same passion. She lived long enough ...

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KISS Frontman Celebrates 60th Birthday

KISS singer/guitarist Paul Stanley celebrates his 60th birthday today (Friday, January 20). KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has posted the following birthday greetings from Paul's bandmates: Gene Simmons: "Paul, my very best wishes on your birthday. You're the brother I never had. You've always been there. For me. For the band. For the fans." Tommy ...

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METALLICA's 30th-Anniversary Kickoff Concert: More Photos, Video Footage Available

Jason Newsted (METALLICA, VOIVOD, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM), John Marshall (METAL CHURCH, former METALLICA guitar tech and occasional James Hetfield fill-in), Sean Harris (DIAMOND HEAD), Brian Tatler (DIAMOND HEAD), Biff Byford (SAXON) and APOCALYPTICA joined METALLICA on stage last night (Monday, December 5) for the first of four intimate shows at the 1,200-capacity Fillmore in San ...

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KORN Frontman To DJ At INFECTED MUSHROOM's Record-Release Show

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will DJ prior to INFECTED MUSHROOM's performance at the electronic-rock innovators' record-release party at Terminal 5 in New York City on Saturday, October 3. The record-release party celebrates INFECTED MUSHROOM's new album, "Legend Of The Black Shawarma", which came out on September 8, 2009 on electronic music giant Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto ...

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KORN Frontman Featured In INFECTED MUSHROOM Video

KORN's Jonathan Davis is featured in the new video, "Smashing the Opponent" (see below), from the Israeli-bred, Los Angeles-based electronic duo INFECTED MUSHROOM. The song is the first single from the eighth studio album from INFECTED MUSHROOM, "Legend Of The Black Shawarma", which is due on September 8, 2009 via electronic music giant Paul Oakenfold's ...

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DOPE Frontman Explains Absence From 'Pedal To The Metal Tour'

DOPE frontman Edsel Dope has released the following statement regarding the band's non-participation in the "Pedal To The Metal Tour" alongside MUDVAYNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and STATIC-X: "We were specifically asked not to make any announcements about our departure from the 'Pedal To The Metal Tour' 'till after the tour got under way. "We apologize ...

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DOPE's VIRUS Interviewed By PREMIER GUITAR

Premier Guitar conducted an interview with DOPE guitarist Virus during the recently completed Black Label Bash tour. Watch the chat below. "I've been doing this for awhile now, and I'm proud to be using some of the best guitars and amplifiers available today," Virus previously stated about his live guitar rig. "Dean Zelinsky ...

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DOPE's VIRUS Talks DBZ Guitars, DIAMOND Amps

Video footage of DOPE guitarist Virus talking about his DBZ guitars and Diamond amps during the "Black Label Bash" tour with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY can be viewed below. The clip can be seen on the Guitar World CD-ROM disc which is included with the magazine's September 2009 issue. "I've been doing this for awhile now, ...

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KORN, JANE'S ADDICTION Singers Guest On New INFECTED MUSHROOM Album

KORN's Jonathan Davis and JANE'S ADDICTION's Perry Farrell make guest appearances on the eighth studio album from the Israeli-bred, Los Angeles-based electronic duo INFECTED MUSHROOM, "Legend Of The Black Shawarma", due on September 8, 2009 via electronic music giant Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto label. For "Legend Of The Black Shawarma", INFECTED MUSHROOM's Amit "Duvdev" Duvedevani and ...

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DOPE Bassist Makes His Debut On VH1's 'Daisy Of Love'

DOPE bassist Derek "Tripp" Tribbett (a.k.a. Sinister; pictured below), formerly frontman of TWISTED METHOD, who also happens to be the younger brother of MUDVAYNE/HELLYEAH guitarist Greg Tribbett, is one of the contestants competing on VH1's "Rock of Love" spin-off show "Daisy of Love", which premiered last night (Sunday, April 26). Millions tuned in to see ...

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