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STEVE VAI To Issue Collection Of Rarities

STEVE VAI is in the process of finalizing the licensing agreements for the next installments of "The Secret Jewel Box Set - Archives Vol. 3 and Vol. 4". These two discs compile all the music Steve has contributed to other projects and records, and include the often-elusive bonus tracks appearing on Japanese releases. Also included ...

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D.R.I. Reissue Classic Recordings

D.R.I. have reissued their classic "The Dirty Rotten LP" in CD-enhanced form through Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Beer City Records. According to the group's official web site, the new version "contains 44 audio tracks and five videos from the '82-'84 era. All the tracks from the original 'Dirty Rotten LP' and 'Violent Pacification' records, songs from the ...

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SINERGY Perform Special 'Covers' Gig In Helsinki

Finland's SINERGY performed a special "party gig" in Helsinki at On The Rocks on Dec. 18 featuring a variety covers from some of heavy metal's finest old-school bands. The group's complete set list for the evening was as follows: 01. W.A.S.P. - Animal (Fuck Like A Beast) 02. GUNS N' ROSES - My Michelle 03. ...

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NAIL WITHIN Sign With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Israeli thrashers NAIL WITHIN (formerly EMBLAZE) have inked a two-album deal with France's Listenable Records. The group's self-titled debut, which was produced by Harris Johns (SODOM, KREATOR, DESTRUCTION) at Spiderhouse Studio in Lutte, Germany, is set to surface in February 2003. An 11-track effort, the album features guest appearances by KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza, ex-AT ...

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DARKTHRONE Record And Mix New Album In 26 Hours!

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE spent a total of 26 hours recording and mixing their latest opus, "Hate Them". The album — which is scheduled for a February 2003 release through Moonfog Productions — contains material that is being described by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum) as "spontaneous black metal with spirit. Well, that's ...

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It's Official: AC/DC Sign With EPIC RECORDS

AC/DC have signed a multi-album deal with Epic Records, according to Billboard.com. The first releases under the deal will be refurbished reissues of classic albums such as "Back in Black", "Highway to Hell", and "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap", due early next year. Further reissues will follow, all of which will sport new liner notes ...

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KID ROCK Paid $30,000 To Shut Up!

KID ROCK reportedly drew in buckets of cash for charity when he was paid $30,000 so that he wouldn't sing, according to KEGL-FM. At a charity auction to benefit the New York Restoration Project in late October, Rock offered to sing "dirty sex songs if the kids will leave the room" — and if somebody ...

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Halloween Brings Out The Rockers On Both Coasts

The following item originally appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Halloween is shaping up to be a rockin' night for revelry. GODSMACK singer Sully Erna opens his new club, Dorsia, on West 19th Street, JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell mans the deejay booth at Lotus, and hard-bodied Heidi Klum hosts a costume ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Shop New Demo, Make Film Appearance

MONSTER MAGNET are currently shopping a new three-song demo to interested record companies following their split with longtime label A&M Records earlier in the year. Recorded in August 2002, the demo features the following cuts: 01. Master Of Light 02. Oh Baby 03. Blow Your Mind In other news, MONSTER MAGNET reportedly filmed a scene ...

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Former THE REJECTS Frontman Resurfaces In BOMB POP MAFIA

BOMB POP MAFIA, the new group fronted by former THE REJECTS (pre-MURDERDOLLS) singer Dizzy Draztik, recently spent time recording material for a possible EP or full-length LP release later in the year. The band, which also includes guitarist Gizmo and bassist Zarrie (a second guitarist and drummer will be announced soon), "are going to demo ...

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DEEDS: New Music Posted Online

Britain's DEEDS (formerly DIRTY DEEDS) have posted three cuts from their latest CD, Blown, via the group's official web site at this location. Blown was produced by IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris and is DEEDS' third full-length album — the group's first since acquiring guitarist Richie Faulkner as a replacement for Barry Fitzgibbon. ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION To Headline Ireland's HELLFEST 2002

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION will headline Hellfest 2002, a one-day extreme metal festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 3rd at The Rosetta Bar in Belfast, Ireland. The complete list of acts confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR DESTRUCTION DERANGED RIFFMASTER GENERAL GAMA BOMB WAYLANDER ABADDON INCARNATE COLDWAR HONEY FOR CHRIST ...

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D.R.I. Ink Deal With BEER CITY RECORDS

D.R.I. have inked a deal with Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Beer City Records and will shortly reissue their back catalog in CD-enhanced form through the label. According to the band's official web site, "The Dirty Rotten LP/CD will be released soon (October-November) with even more bonus tracks added to it. A couple of songs from the Vats ...

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FLESHGRIND Confirmed For XTREME BENEFEST

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND will be performing at the Xtreme Benefest at the Royal Oak Theater in Royal Oak, Michigan, near Detroit, on November 15-16. This two-day event will serve as a benefit concert for former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy (who was diagnosed with a brain tumor last August), and will feature "some of the ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Tales Of Home Invasion!

MARILYN MANSON has posted yet another nonsensical message via his official web site. It reads as follows: "Last night I broke into someone's house. Climbed right in the window while no one was home. The alarm started to chant, 'Intruder...Sector 3...bedroom.' I didn't panic much, but I was really curious where Sector 1 and 2 ...

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ENDO Set Title For Sophomore CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have set To All Those In Search Of... as the title of their sophomore effort, which they are scheduled to begin mixing on September 9th with Dave Schiffman (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), who also produced the album. Commented the band via their official web site: "We are extremely ...

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Boston backdrop missing in VH1's portrayal of AEROSMITH

Despite the fact that AEROSMITH is a Boston-based band, references to the city are largely absent from VH1's much-hyped Behind the Music segment on the group, which premiered in a two-hour special this past Sunday. The producers of the show "interviewed almost no one in Boston (no one even at WBCN-FM 104.1, which supported the ...

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BLACK SABBATH Displays Classic "Symptoms" On Rhino Set

On October 15th, Warner Bros./ Rhino Records will issue a 29-track, two-CD package from BLACK SABBATH, entitled Symptom of the Universe: The Original Black Sabbath (1970-1978), containing studio cuts spanning eight albums, from the group's self-titled 1970 debut to 1978's Never Say Die, the last studio album recorded before frontman Ozzy Osbourne exited the band ...

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ENDO Revise Track Listing For Upcoming CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have revised the projected track listing for their second album, which is currently being recorded in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled album will tentatively contain the ...

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Former AMEN Guitarist Resurfaces In "Heavy" New Band

Los Angeles-based BLUEBIRD, featuring former AMEN guitarist Paul Figueroa, are currently mixing their new album, entitled Hot Blood, with Joe Barresi (i.e. JESUS LIZARD, MELVINS, QOTSA) for a late 2002 release through Dim Mak Records. "It's a multi-dimensional beast that will rip your heart out as well as your face off!," vocalist Samuel James Velde ...

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GEOFF TATE: Seattle Set List Revealed

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate performed the following tracks during his live appearance at the EMP (Experience Music Project) in Seattle on Saturday, June 22nd: 01. The Killing Words 02. Gonna Get Close To You 03. Spool 04. Forever 05. Helpless 06. Lady Jane 07. Out Of Mind 08. Over Me 09. Passenger 10. Real World ...

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EMBLAZE Line Up Gigs, Prepare To Record Debut CD

Israeli thrash/death metallers EMBLAZE will support the "legendary" SALEM at the latter's record-release show on July 8th at the Barbie club in Tel Aviv. Around 600-800 fans are expected to attend. EMBLAZE will also share the stage with Israeli "brutal death metal lords" LEHAVOTH on June 26th at the City Hall venue in Haifa. As ...

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HAMMERFALL Go Completely Digital On Forthcoming CD

HAMMERFALL's as-yet-untitled fourth full-length studio album, which is currently being recorded at HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in Tenerife, Spain, is the group's first CD to be recorded completely digitally (i.e. there is no tape involved). "Renegade was done digitally, but still onto DA-88 tapes, so it doesn't quite qualify," stated guitarist Oscar ...

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