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Dirty Power - ZAMARRO

Americans notoriously mix up Sweden and Switzerland, but in at least this one case, you could forgive a stoner rock fan some confusion. While Sweden has cranked out a truly legendary batch of riff-driven, fuzz-happy bands, the Swiss scene remains far less known (quick, raise your hands if you've heard of THE TOENAILS... anyone?). ZAMARRO ...

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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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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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WOLFMOTHER: New Song Available For Free Download

A brand new track from Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, entitled "Back Round", is available for free download at Wolfmother.com (e-mail registration required). A liberating avalanche of skull-crushing drums and primal riffing, "Back Round" represents a joyous evolution for the Australian band following on from their 2006 self-titled debut. In lieu of cash payment ...

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Revamped WOLFMOTHER Makes Its Debut; Video Available

The Pulse of Radio reports that a revamped version of the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, featuring frontman Andrew Stockdale and three new members, made its live debut at two shows in the band's home country this past weekend. According to ABC.au, the group played in Brisbane (February 6) and Sydney (February 8), appearing under the ...

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'Black Tooth Jam' In Hollywood: More Details Revealed

KORN drummer Ray Luzier, HELLYEAH/ex-DAMAGEPLAN bassist Bob "Zilla" Kakaha, PRONG mainman/MINISTRY guitarist Tommy Victor, DIRGE/ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass and members of GENITORTURERS, SOULFLY, DEVILDRIVER, SNOT and OPIATE FOR THE MASSES will take part in the all-star "Black Tooth Jam" on August 17 at the Key Club in Hollywood, California (as part of the 2008 Hollywood ...

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Ex-WOLFMOTHER Members Fall Back Into DOOM BUGGY

Paul Cashmere of Australia's Undercover News reports that former WOLFMOTHER bass player/keyboard player Chris Ross and drummer/vocalist Myles Heskett are said to be upgrading their side-project DOOM BUGGY into their fully-fledged next band. The drum and bass section of WOLFMOTHER unveiled DOOM BUGGY with a low-key gig at Sydney's Hopetoun Hotel one year ...

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WOLFMOTHER Splits With Bassist, Drummer; Frontman STOCKDALE To Carry On With New Musicians

Australian Grammy Award-winning rock band WOLFMOTHER has announced the resignation of bass/keyboard player Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett effective immediately. Singer/guitarist Andrew Stockdale now plans to find other musicians over coming months and to then begin making a new WOLFMOTHER album. WOLFMOTHER toured the world virtually non-stop through 2006 and early 2007 on the ...

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WOLFMOTHER No More?

According to Undercover News, a split has occurred between WOLFMOTHER singer/guitarist Andrew Stockdale and the other two founding members of the Australian hard rock band, Chris Ross and Myles Heskett. Manager John Watson told Undercover News, "Unfortunately, I can't make any comment other than to say that as soon as the band has ...

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Bid On Three-Hour Guitar Lesson With GUNS N' ROSES' BUMBLEFOOT

Rock Against Diabetes is gearing up for its upcoming event on August 23 in Las Vegas at the DeepRockDrive venue by auctioning off spectacular music memorabilia and instruments donated by celebrities and artists in support of the event. Featured items are: * A three-hour private guitar lesson with GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal ...

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TOOL Frontman Sounds Off On Illegal Downloading

During an interview with Australia's Beat magazine, Maynard James Keenan of TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE and PUSCIFER sounded off on illegal downloading, but not for selfish reasons. "I acknowledge I am one of the winners of the lottery," Keenan tells Nick Snelling. "Around the time NIRVANA came out, labels were out there looking ...

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LYNAM: New Album Title Announced

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have set "Tragic City Symphony" as the title of their new album. "We've been working again with producer Jason Elgin (MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, COLLECTIVE SOUL), who we consider the fourth member of LYNAM," guitarist/vocalist Jacob Bunton says. "He always brings out the best in us and on ...

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LYNAM Added To VINCE NEIL'S MOTLEY CRUISE

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have joined the musical lineup of Vince Neil's Motley Cruise. Vince himself will perform, as will the reunited RATT, SKID ROW and SLAUGHTER. Departing from Miami on January 24, 2008, Vince Neil's Motley Cruise will set sail for the Mayan Riviera, stopping by Key West, before making its way to ...

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CINDERELLA Frontman To Guest On New LYNAM CD

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer and members of HINDER will make guest appearances on the new album from Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM. The follow-up to last year's "Slave to the Machine" is currently being recorded with producer Jason Elgin (COLLECTIVE SOUL, MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER) and will be mixed by Jason Elgin, Mike ...

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WOLFMOTHER Frontman Gets Into Bar Altercation

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale had to be restrained during an altercation in a Brisbane, Australia bar late last week, according to Drowned in Sound. Stockdale was apparently "getting friendly" with several women in the establishment when one of them used her cell phone to take a ...

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SAVIOURS Sign To KEMADO RECORDS

Oakland, CA outfit SAVIOURS has inked a deal with New York City's Kemado Records. The self-described "piss-angry metal band," known for its ferocious live performances and original stamp on the classic power and thrash metal of decades past, will enter Los Angeles' A&M/Henson Studios in late August with producer Joe Barresi (MELVINS, KYUSS, TOOL) to ...

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AC/DC Among Australia's Top Earners

Australian business magazine BRW reports that AC/DC earned 18 million Australian dollars (approximately $16 million) last year landing at No. 6 on BRW's annual Top 50 Entertainers list. Making their debut on the list are Sydney rockers WOLFMOTHER, who come in at number 33 with earnings of AUD $2.3 million, based on strong album and ...

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U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival Was A Massive Success

To make this year's Download festival a reality, a staggering 15km of fencing had been erected, 130 water tankers and over 4 miles of water pipes. There were 2,200 members of staff, 273 concessions stalls ranging from tea and toast outlets, Thai food stalls and drum workshops, over 400 recycling bins, approximately 240,000 bottles of ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY: 'Genesis' U.K. Chart Positions Revealed

Glendale, Arizona extreme metal band JOB FOR A COWBOY's debut album, "Genesis" has registered the following U.K. chart positions: Top 50 Indie Album Chart: #28 Top 40 Rock & Metal Album Chart: #26 Last week the CD entered the Billboard chart at No. 54 after shifting nearly 13,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY's Debut Has 'Exceeded Expectations'

Glendale, AZ extreme metal band JOB FOR A COWBOY's debut album, "Genesis" landed at # 54 on Billboard's Top 200 chart this week, shifting nearly 13,000 units. Referred to as "the most anticipated debut release from a metal band in years," "Genesis" exceeded expectations and joined the initial releases from STONE SOUR and DAMAGEPLAN (which ...

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