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BITCH To Open For LIZZY BORDEN In L.A.

Legendary '80s Californian act BITCH, fronted by Betsy "Bitch" Weiss, will open for LIZZY BORDEN tomorrow night (March 29) at Johnny Foxx's in West Los Angeles, California. Also set to appear are MOORE and RATTLEFACE. Johnny Foxx's is located at 3387 Motor Avenue in West Los Angeles. For more information, click here. BITCH ...

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Late THIN LIZZY Frontman To be Honored With Statue

Following many years of petitioning and a lot of difficult negotiations, the Roisín Dubh Trust has been informed by Dublin City Council that agreement in principal for a prime Dublin site to erect a statue of the father of Irish Rock, late THIN LIZZY frontman Philip Lynott, has been approved. This news will be welcomed, ...

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SUKI JONES: More Tour Dates Announced

SUKI JONES, the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have announced additional dates as part of their national tour. The latest additions are as follows: Apr. 30 - San Francisco, CA ...

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LYNCH MOB To Release Live DVD

Former DOKKEN and current LYNCH MOB/LP guitarist George Lynch has posted the following message to his official web site, www.georgelynch.com: "I'm sorry it's been so long since the last update, but we [LYNCH MOB] have all been really busy rehearsing and getting the show on the road. We just finished the first 2 ...

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SUKI JONES: Complete Set List Revealed

The complete set list for SUKI JONES' show at Boulder Station in Las Vegas on Saturday night (March 22) was as follows: 01. Welcome to the Jungle 02. It's so Easy 03. Mr. Brownstone 04. Sin City (AC/DC) 05. Nighttrain 06. My Michelle 07. Hollywood (THIN LIZZY) 08. Mama Kin 09. Knockin' On Heavens' Door ...

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GUANO APES To Release New Single

Germany's GUANO APES will release their next single, "Pretty In Scarlet", on April 7. "Pretty In Scarlet" comes off the group's latest CD, "Walking On A Thin Line", which entered the German Media Control charts at position #1. The band's previous CD, "Don't Give Me Names", achieved the same feat three years ago. The band ...

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EXODUS Drummer Pulls Out Of ANGEL WITCH Reunion

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has pulled out of the planned ANGEL WITCH reunion project in order to focus all his time on upcoming touring and recording commitments with his main band. In his place, ANGEL WITCH mainman Kevin Heybourne, bassist Jon Torres (WARNING SF, ULYSSES SIREN, LAAZ ROCKIT) and Lee Altus (HEATHEN, DIE KRUPPS) have ...

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DOMINE To Enter Studio In May

Italian "epic power metal" band DOMINE will enter New Sin Audio Design studios in May to begin recording their fourth full-length album, due later in the year through Dragonheart Records. According to the group's official web site, "the band has already rehearsed five new compositions. Titles are TOP SECRET to avoid copycats running amok. The ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST: 'I Told WES BORLAND What To Play'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently spoke to Britain's Kerrang! magazine about the group's upcoming album, "Bipolar", and the changes in the band's sound since the departure of longtime guitarist Wes Borland. When asked what his frame of mind was at the time of the interview, he responded, "I'm feeling insecure, as I always do, ...

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JOHN SYKES Signs U.S. Distribution Deal

Legendary English guitar superstar John Sykes (TYGERS OF PAN TANG, THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, SYKES) has signed a deal with Burnside Distribution Corporation in order to make his solo releases more readily available in the U.S. As part of the agreement, John's four solo albums — "Out Of My Tree", "Loveland", "20th Century" and ...

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THIN LIZZY Confirm Touring Lineup

THIN LIZZY mainstays John Sykes (guitar/vocals) and Scott Gorham (guitar) have recruited drummer Michael Lee and bassist Guy Pratt to join them on their upcoming tour, which is scheduled to kick off this spring. Lee has played drums with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant as well as THE CULT and LITTLE ANGELS, while Pratt is ...

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BLAZE Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

Britain's BLAZE, the band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's installment of Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28 in Balingen, Germany. The list of artists currently set to perform at Bang Your Head 2003 looks like this: TWISTED ...

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GUANO APES Enter German Charts At #1!

GUANO APES' latest album, "Walking On A Thin Line", entered the German Media Control charts at position #1. The band's previous CD, "Don't Give Me Names", achieved the same feat three years ago. In addition, "Walking On A Thin Line" entered the charts in Switzerland at #8, Finland at #9, Holland at #18, and Italy ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Bassist Teams Up With SILVER MOUNTAIN Guitarist In LEGACY

LEGACY, the Hollywood, California-based quartet featuring bassist Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN), guitarist Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN), vocalist Chris Roseberry and drummer Stephan Emig, have just issued their self-titled debut via Chavis Records. Previously available in Japan, the 11-song CD was recorded at Master Groove Studios with the help of studio owner Dave Morse (AEROSMITH, GUNS ...

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HIRAX Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD 2003 Festival

Reunited California thrashers HIRAX are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's installment of Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28 in Balingen, Germany. The list of artists currently set to perform at Bang Your Head 2003 looks like this: TWISTED SISTER DIO THIN LIZZY HAMMERFALL U.D.O. SODOM OVERKILL ...

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THRESHOLD Complete Work On Fan Club-Only CD

U.K. progressive metallers THRESHOLD secretly gathered at Thin Ice Studios last month to record some acoustic songs for an upcoming fan club album titled "Wireless - Acoustic Sessions". The selection of material spans the band's entire back catalog, including two previously unreleased songs written before THRESHOLD signed their first recording contract. The album will also ...

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DESTRUCTOR Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

DESTRUCTOR, Cleveland, Ohio's legendary power/thrash band, will be making their European debut at this year's Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28, 2003 in Balingen, Germany. DESTRUCTOR will be performing twice at the event — the "warm-up show" on Thursday, June 26 and on the main stage on Friday, June 27. The ...

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DEF LEPPARD, THIN LIZZY To Tour North America Together

DEF LEPPARD and THIN LIZZY are in talks to tour North America together beginning in late February. Although no official announcement has yet been made on the matter, it is understood that the drummer slot in THIN LIZZY for the duration of the trek will likely be filled by either Rod Morgenstein (DIXIE DREGS, WINGER) ...

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THIN LIZZY Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD 2003

THIN LIZZY are the latest act to have been confirmed for the next installment of Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28, 2003 in Balingen, Germany. The list of artists set to appear at Bang Your Head 2003 now looks like this: TWISTED SISTER U.D.O HAMMERFALL THIN LIZZY DOKKEN SODOM OVERKILL ANNIHILATOR ...

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GUANO APES Name Third CD

Germany's GUANO APES have set "Walking On A Thin Line" as the title for their forthcoming third full-length album, due next month via Supersonic/G.U.N. Records. In related news, GUANO APES singer Sandra Nasic and former BODY COUNT frontman Ice-T have joined forces with German hip-hop artist DJ TOMEKK on a rap-metal number titled "Beat of ...

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Z RECORDS Kill Bid To Release JOHN SYKES Solo Albums In Europe

Z Records have officially withdrawn from negotiations to release legendary guitar superstar John Sykes' (TYGERS OF PAN TANG, THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, SYKES) solo albums in Europe. The following is the label's statement on the matter: "Z Records have had to review our position regarding John Sykes, after several weeks of labored negotiations we ...

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JOHN SYKES: Z RECORDS Agreement Not A Done Deal

Despite previous reports to the contrary, legendary English guitar superstar John Sykes (TYGERS OF PAN TANG, THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, SYKES) has NOT yet signed a European deal with Z Records. "Contrary to what has been reported on various web sites, I have not signed any contracts with Z Records," Sykes wrote on his ...

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WHITESNAKE 2003 Lineup Confirmed!

WHITESNAKE have finalized and confirmed their 2003 touring lineup. It is as follows: Vocals - David Coverdale Drums - Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, THIN LIZZY) Guitar - Doug Aldrich (DIO, LION, BURNING RAIN) Guitar - Reb Beach (WINGER, ALICE COOPER, DOKKEN) Bass - Marco Mendoza (TED NUGENT, THIN LIZZY) Keyboards - Timothy Drury (EAGLES, DON ...

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DAVID COVERDALE: 'I Can't Confirm Or Deny' WHITESNAKE Lineup Rumors

WHITESNAKE mastermind David Coverdale has refused to comment on the growing rumors that he has enlisted guitarist Doug Aldrich (DIO, HURRICANE, LION), bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, BLUE MURDER) and drummer Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, THIN LIZZY) to perform as his backing band on the group's upcoming reunion tour. "I can't confirm, or ...

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WHITESNAKE And DOKKEN 2003 Lineup Details Unveiled

According to Melodicrock.com, the lineup for WHITESNAKE's upcoming reunion tour will likely consist of frontman David Coverdale, bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, BLUE MURDER), guitarist Doug Aldrich (DIO, HURRICANE, LION) and drummer Tommy Aldridge (OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, THIN LIZZY). Rumors also abound that Warren DiMartini (RATT) was asked to fill the second-guitarist slot, but ...

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JOHN SYKES Signs With Z RECORDS

Legendary English guitar superstar John Sykes (TYGERS OF PAN TANG, THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, SYKES) has signed a European deal with Z Records. As part of the agreement, John's four solo albums — "Out Of My Tree", "Loveland", "20th Century" and "Nuclear Cowboy" — will see the light of day outside Japan for the ...

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