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THE CULT Stage Impromptu Reunion Concert At Fashion Show After-Party?

The New York Post's "Page Six" column reports: "Catwalking rock scions sexed up the Buddhist Punk fashion show the other night at the Maritime Hotel. Keith Richards' daughters Theodora and Alexandra joined Mick Jagger's daughter Lizzy on the runway, along with Christina Amphlett from the DIVINYLS, wannabe rocker Gina Gershon and actual models Rie Rasmussen, ...

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Former Producer Slams TWISTED SISTER Over 'Stay Hungry' Re-Recording

Veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman has shot back at TWISTED SISTER over their comments regarding his collaboration with the group on the double-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. In a recent press release announcing the release of the re-recorded and expanded version of the classic 1984 album (under the new title "Still Hungry"), guitarist Jay Jay ...

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World Wide Death - GOD AMONG INSECTS

There's a thin line between paying intuitive homage to the classic sounds of yesteryear and churning out a load of old dross way past its sell-by date. GOD AMONG INSECTS have most certainly landed in the latter camp with an unceremonious thump, and could do well to remember that you can smother everything as much ...

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The January Tree - DEAD SOUL TRIBE

"A tree in winter – naked, the leaves have fallen, it stretches its thin branches in desperation to the cloudy sky." This is the conceptual basis of "The January Tree", according to DEAD SOUL TRIBE mainman Devon Graves — a man perhaps better known as Buddy Lackey from his days in Californian proggers PSYCHOTIC WALTZ. ...

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Report: Loud Music Can Cause Lung Collapse

Amy Norton of Reuters Health reports: Blasting music can be hard on the ears and the neighbors, and now researchers say it can also pack enough punch to collapse a lung. Reporting in the medical journal Thorax, they describe the cases of four young men who suffered a lung collapse — technically called pneumothorax — ...

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TWISTED SISTER: 'Stay Hungry' Re-Recording To Arrive In October

Eagle Rock Entertainment has set an October 5 release date for TWISTED SISTER's "Still Hungry" CD — a re-recorded and expanded version of the classic 1984 album "Stay Hungry". "Still Hungry" — which was produced by Mark Mendoza, a longtime producer/engineer in addition to his bass guitar duties with TWISTED SISTER — finally gives the ...

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INTENSE Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

English power metallers INTENSE have parted ways with bassist Adrian Lambert and have replaced him with Stephe Brine. "Stephe has actually been with us for some months now, having firstly successfully auditioned for the position, and subsequently rehearsed and gigged with the band for all of our most recent shows in the UK and in ...

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GARY MOORE Cancels MILLER STRAT PACK Concert Appearance

Legendary guitarist Gary Moore has cancelled his previously announced participation in the Miller Strat Pack concert on Friday, September 24 at Wembley Arena, in aid of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy. According to a posting on Gary's web site, Moore is still receiving treatment for an infection to his left hand, which jhad previously led to the ...

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SOUL SIRKUS Complete Work On Debut Album

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), have finished mastering their debut CD, according to a posting on the group's official web site. ...

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WINTERS BANE: Studio Photos Posted Online

Drummer Mark Cross (ex-HELLOWEEN, METALIUM) has posted several photos from the recording sessions for the new WINTERS BANE album at his official web site. Check them out here. As previously reported, WINTERS BANE have secured the services of veteran producer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN, ANGRA, BLACK ...

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PREMONITION To Relocate To Chicago

Due to "family and personal" issues, long-running metallers PREMONITION will be relocating to Chicago this fall. The group's revamped lineup, featuring mainman Tattoo Frank alongside guitarist Stevenvy, bassist Glenn Curtis and drummer Gabrieal "Gobie" Anthony (SGT. ROXX), is expected to begin work on a new CD in the near future. "Rest assured, PREMONITION will go ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: Concert Plans Postponed Until 2005

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), have abandoned previously announced plans to make their live debut before the end of the year. ...

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POWER QUEST Part Ways With NOW AND THEN RECORDS

U.K. melodic power metal band POWER QUEST have amicably terminated their multi-album recording deal with Now and Then Records. "There are still a couple of 'loose ends' to be sorted out before we can elaborate further but in the meantime the band are shopping for a new label," the group write in a statement. POWER ...

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WINTERS BANE: CHRIS TSANGARIDES To Produce New CD

WINTERS BANE have secured the services of veteran producer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN, ANGRA, BLACK SABBATH) for their upcoming album, tentatively due in early 2005. Tsangarides will be recording and engineering the drum tracks of WINTERS BANE drummer Mark Cross this week at The Dump, Tsangarides' studio in ...

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SOUL SIRKUS To Make Live Debut In The Fall

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), are tentatively planning on making their live debut in November or December. The band are trying ...

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THIN LIZZY's 'Live and Dangerous' Voted Best Live Rock Album

THIN LIZZY's "Live and Dangerous" has been voted "best live rock album of all time" by the readers of Classic Rock magazine, according to Scotsman.com. UFO's "Strangers in the Night", released in 1979, came in second, while DEEP PURPLE's "Made In Japan" came third. "If You Want Blood, You've Got it", by Australian rockers AC/DC, ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Play Swedish Festival Without Guitarist HERMAN LI

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will perform without their guitarist Herman Li at this year's Gates of Metal festival, set to be held Saturday (July 31) in Hultsfred, Sweden. "Unfortunately, DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li has missed his flight to the Gates of Metal show in Sweden!" reads a posting on the group's web site. ...

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Until The End - KITTIE

I will never forget the first time I saw KITTIE, at a tiny little shithole called the Continental Club in New York's East Village. The sheer incompetence of the band — they could barely hold their instruments, let alone play them — was astonishing I couldn't believe that a record label had signed them. I ...

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STARWOOD: LIZZY BORDEN Under A Different Name

Although promoted as a fresh young act in a similar mold to THE DARKNESS, the recent Metal Blade signing STARWOOD is in fact Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN in an all-new guise, according to RockDetector.com. The band comprise vocalist Lizzy (Borden), guitarist Joe Steals, bassist Marten Andersson and drummer Joey Scott (Scott-Harges). ...

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GARY MOORE: Summer Shows Cancelled

Legendary guitarist Gary Moore has cancelled his remaining summer show of 2004, Blue Balls Music in Luzern on July 26. "Gary is currently in hospital, receiving treatment for an infection to his left hand, which has led to the cancellation of the remaining summer shows, on the 'Power of the Blues' tour," according to a ...

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GARY MOORE: Romanian Show Cancelled

Legendary guitarist GARY MOORE was forced to postpone his July 10 show at Arenele Romane in Bucharest, Romania because he is "unwell," according to a posting on his web site. It is not presently clear if the concert will be rescheduled to a later date. Moore's new studio album, "Power of the Blues", was released ...

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SOUL SIRKUS To Open For VAN HALEN In Calfornia

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), are tentatively scheduled to open for VAN HALEN at two shows in Northern California in early ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Embark On U.K. Headlining Tour

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will embark on a headlining tour of the U.K. in September/October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 30 – Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Oct. 01 - TBC Oct. 02 - Bradford, UK @ Rio's Oct. 03 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 3 Oct. 05 - Norwich, UK @ Waterfront ...

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PHIL LYNOTT's Mother Hits Back At Irish Racists

The mother of legendary THIN LIZZY rocker Phil Lynott has hit back at a notorious white supremacist group that has launched an Internet race-hate campaign against her son, vowing to deface a statue being built in his honor, according to the Evening Herald. Members of Stormfront, a U.S.-based racist group with an active Irish membership, ...

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DEEP PURPLE's STEVE MORSE Is Looking For Fans To Jam With

Before DEEP PURPLE's show in Szczecin, Poland on June 28, PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse will perform "Smoke on The Water" with volunteer guitarists on a special stage set up at Boguslawa street in Szczecin. The event will start 3:00 p.m. Anyone who wants to play with Steve should contact the promoter (Andrzej Malcherek). Phone: 501075910, ...

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