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POISON's C.C. DEVILLE Tops List Of 'Worst Guitar Solos'

According to the Detroit Free Press, POISON guitarist C.C. DeVille's 1991 effort, called "Guitar Solo", has topped the list of "100 Worst Guitar Solos" published in the December issue of Guitar World magazine. Ted Nugent comes in at No. 7 with his "Wango Tango!!" from the 1980 "Scream Dream" album. The magazine's verdict? "The Motor ...

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EYEHATEGOD Singer Talks About New Projects

According to a posting on the Southern Lord Records web site, the EYEHATEGOD/CRIPPLE BASTARD split 7" single will be re-pressed. A total of 555 copies on green vinyl and 555 copies on purple vinyl will be made. In other EYEHATEGOD-related news, the band's singer Michael D. Williams was interviewed by Con.Sect (Connected Sections) ...

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SACRED CRUCIFIX To Release 'Aeon Of Chaos' Next Month

Reunited Finnish death metallers SACRED CRUCIFIX have set an October 15 release date through Poison Arrow Records for their full-length debut, "Aeon Of Chaos". The album was recorded and mixed at Tonebox Studio in Oulu, Finland and was mastered at Finnvox in Helsinki. "Aeon Of Chaos" track listing: 01. Aeon Of Chaos 02. Gone 03. ...

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Benefit Concert For ENUFF Z'NUFF Drummer Announced

A benefit concert has been announced for ENUFF Z'NUFF drummer Ricky Parent, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. The show will take place on Sunday, October 17 at the Metro in Chicago and will feature performances by ENUFF Z'NUFF, D'MOLLS, LOVE HAMMERS and AMERICAN MOTHER LODE. Also set to appear are members of GUNS N' ...

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AC/DC Singer To Perform At Los Angeles Club Tonight

According to an online posting by Hollywood promoter Happenin' Harry, AC/DC singer Brian Johnson will be performing at The Joint in West Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, September 29. Johnson and "friends" are expected to run through a set of AC/DC classics and other selections beginning at 10:00 p.m. Also appearing on the bill will ...

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VINCE NEIL Collaborates With DESMOND CHILD On New Solo Single

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has collaborated with songwriting legend Desmond Child (BON JOVI, AEROSMITH, RICKY MARTIN) on a new song called "Promise Me". A video for the track will be filmed during Neil's appearance at The Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on October 3. The free event, which will serve as ...

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EXTOL: New Songtitles Announced

Norwegian progressive thrash/death metallers EXTOL have finished mixing their fourth full-length album, tentatively titiled "Gloriana", at Antfarm Studio in Denmark with Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MNEMIC) for an early 2005 release through Century Media Records. The end result is a 49-minute long effort containing 11 brand new songs that are being described ...

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Guitarist RICHIE KOTZEN Talks About His Short-Lived POISON Stint

Guitarist Richie Kotzen, who made a name for himself via his hard rock, blues-influenced albums, perhaps got his most notable exposure during his one-album stint with glam rockers POISON in the early '90s. Many regarded it as an odd pairing, having the guitar virtuoso step in for the significantly less technically proficient C.C. Deville. But ...

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DOHENY: 'Drive Me' Video Posted Online

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and former PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have posted their "home movie" for the track "Drive Me" at this location. In other news, Morrison has posted the following message on the band's official "blog": "So we need some extra ...

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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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SACRED CRUCIFIX Finish Mixing Debut Album

Reunited Finnish death metallers SACRED CRUCIFIX have finished mixing their full-length debut at Tonebox Studio in Oulu, Finland for a fall release through Poison Arrow Records. The mastering session if scheduled for Saturday (August 28) at Finnvox studio in Helsinki. As previously reported, the quartet — who consist of Janne Kela (drums), Miku Mertanen (bass ...

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OZZFEST 2004, VAN HALEN, KISS, RUSH Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert grosses, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER, DIMMU BORGIR, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & others Venue: Journal Pavilion City/State: Albuquerque, N.M. Date: Aug. 3, 2004 Gross Sales: $807,667 Attendance: 14,171 Capacity: 14,171 Shows: 1 Sell-Outs: 1 Prices: ...

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ZO2 In Talks With Major Label

Brooklyn, NY-based trio ZO2, who recently came off a support slot on the KISS/POISON "Rock the Nation" U.S. tour, are rumored to be negotiating a deal with Atlantic Records. The band, who are currently promoting their debut album, "Tuesdays & Thursdays", released independently on their own Splivey Cool Entertainment Inc. label, are also said to ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer To Perform Showcase Gig In Japan

Former RAINBOW and current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White will be traveling to Japan in early September to perform a special showcase gig with young Japanese guitarist Takayoshi Omura at Club Citta in Tokyo. Omura's debut album, entitled "Nowhere To Go", features guest appearances by White, Mark Boals (RING OF FIRE, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Richie ...

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LAMB OF GOD: 'Laid To Rest' Video Posted Online

LAMB OF GOD's video for the their new single, "Laid to Rest", has been made available online in Quicktime format at this location (courtesy of Timecode Entertainment). The clip, which was shot late last month with director Chris Sims (EIGHTEEN VISIONS, POISON THE WELL), features performance footage combined with the conceptual footage that ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Downplays His Ego And The MUCHMUSIC Incident

In a brand-new interview with Canada's ChartAttack.com, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach insisted that his strong character is often perceived the wrong way. "Everyone thinks I have this insanely wild image," he said. "It's funny to me though. It's from stuff like the incident with George at MuchMusic [in which Bach walked out of ...

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EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE: How I Would Beat Up BRITNEY SPEARS

Goth Boy of WNCI interviewed EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee at their show in Columbus, Ohio. Lee voiced her disgust with the great weather, hoping for rain to depress the event. Lee listed black as her favorite color, followed by deep purple, then she put Britney Spears on blast. Asked if she ever met Britney in ...

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KISS: Tampa And Pensacola Shows Cancelled

The KISS/POISON concerts postponed from Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1 in Tampa and Pensacola, respectively, have been cancelled. "Due to commitments with tour routing we were unable to reschedule this date," reads a posting on KISS' web site. "Patrons holding tickets for this performance can receive refunds at point of purchase. Online and ...

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LAMB OF GOD Film New Video

On July 23, LAMB OF GOD filmed the first video for their upcoming CD on Epic, titled "Ashes of The Wake". The video was shot for the track "Laid to Rest", which is the song featured on the Ozzfest CD sampler that is being handed out at the festival. The "Laid to Rest" video was ...

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BREAKINGFORM To Perform At KISS/POISON 'Rock The Nation' Tour

BREAKINGFORM, a Jagermeister-sponsored band from the Washington, D.C. area, will be playing the side stage at two stops of the KISS/POISON "Rock the Nation" tour this weekend. The band will perform an acoustic set at the Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, VA on Saturday, July 24 and an electric set at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Virginia Beach ...

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