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DON DOKKEN Completes Work On New Solo Album

DOKKEN mainman Don Dokken has issued the following update: "Hi, everyone. It's me, that singer guy who seemed to drop off the planet for the last six months, I figured it's about time to write and let everyone know what's up in DOKKEN land which isn't easy when you type with one finger. "As you ...

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HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARZ: Midwest dates Announced

HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARZ, the band featuring Jimmy Bain (ex-DIO, RAINBOW) on bass, Chas West (ex-BONHAM, LYNCH MOB) on vocals, Vinny Appice (ex-DIO, BLACK SABBATH) on drums, and Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT) on guitar, is slated to perform in the Midwest later this month. The quartet will play popular classic rock tunes from their previous bands during ...

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KINLIN Confirmed For 93 ROCK's 'End Of Summer Slam'

KINLIN, the new Florida-based band featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer and acclaimed session musician Patrick Johansson along with former members of 5SKIN, has been confirmed for the 93 End of Summer Slam, set to take place September 30 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are NONPOINT, EVANS BLUE, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, ...

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GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire: Families Outraged By Club Owner Pleas

The Associated Press reports: Relatives of the 100 people killed in a 2003 nightclub fire sparked by rock band GREAT WHITE's pyrotechnics are furious that the club owners are pleading no contest to involuntary manslaughter charges and that one of them will avoid prison. For family members still upset that only three men were charged ...

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TRAGEDIAN Putting Finishing Touches On Debut CD

German melodic metallers TRAGEDIAN have issued the following update: "As the completion of our debut CD is coming to an end, we are very delighted to announce that keyboardist Markus Teske (RED CIRCUIT, and producer, engineer for SYMPHONY X, VANDEN PLAS, MOB RULES and SAGA) and Malte Rathke (J.R.BLACKMORE'S SUPERSTITION, J.R.BLACKMORE GROUP) will help us ...

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MOB RULES: More Dates Announced

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have announced more tour dates in support of their new CD, "Ethnolution A.D.". Their schedule is now shaping up as follows: Oct. 20 - Wilhelmshaven, GER @ Pumpwerk Oct. 27 - Bremen, GER @ Tower Oct. 30 - Bonn, GER @ Klangstation Oct. 31 - Bochum, GER @ Zeche Nov. ...

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BENEDICTUM To Guest On KNAC.COM's 'The Vault'

San Diego, CA power metal band BENEDICTUM, featuring vocalist Veronica Freeman, guitarist Pete Wells, drummer Blackie Sanchez, keyboardist Chris Morgan, and bassist Jesse Wright, will be making an 11:30 a.m. PST in-studio appearance on KNAC.COM's "The Vault", hosted by DJ Will, on Sunday, August 27. BENEDICTIUM, who were recently nominated in the "Best Hard Rock" ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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MOB RULES: 'Ethnolution A.D.' Track Listing Revealed

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Ethnolution A.D.", due on October 23 in Europe (October 20 in Germany). Produced once again by Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS), the CD marks the recording debut with the group of guitarist Sven Lüdke (ex-MURDER ONE) and bassist Markus ...

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SPREAD EAGLE: Touring Lineup Finalized

The touring lineup for SPREAD EAGLE's "Back On The Bitch Tour 2006" will consist of founding members Ray West on vocals and Rob De Luca on bass. Joining them will be John Macaluso on drums (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TNT), who played on the group's "Open to the Public" album. On guitar will be Chris Caffery, who ...

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Former DIO, QUIET RIOT, BONHAM Members Join Forces In 3 LEGGED DOGG

3 LEGGED DOGG, the new band featuring guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT), bassist Jimmy Bain (DIO, RAINBOW), vocalist Chas West (BONHAM, LYNCH MOB), guitarist Brian Young (DAVID LEE ROTH), and drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH), has inked a deal with Perris Records. The band's self-titled album will be released on August 29 and will ...

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THE HAUNTED, AKERCOCKE To Headline U.K.'s DAMNATION FESTIVAL

Extreme legends THE HAUNTED and death metal overlords AKERCOCKE will headline this year's Damnation Festival, set to take place October 15 at Jilly's Rockworld and Music Box in Manchester, England. Ragga-punks SKINDRED and the debauched MISTRESS will join them to complete two stages of uncompromising and diverse metal. THE HAUNTED performance will be a U.K. ...

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Guitarist CHRIS CAFFERY To Tour With SPREAD EAGLE

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) will be joining SPREAD EAGLE on the road beginning on August 18 in Westfield, MA. Commented Caffery: "Some very good friends of mine have a band called SPREAD EAGLE. They released two killer CDs in the '90s and are re-releasing them now. They reformed and are hitting the road. ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN: 'Angry Mob Justice' Video Posted Online

Massachusetts' THE ACACIA STRAIN has unveiled the band's latest video online. The clip for "Angry Mob Justice" was directed by David Brodsky (ALL THAT REMAINS, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) in May and is currently available exclusively at Brodsky's MyGoodEye video production house web site. To coincide with the video's Internet premiere, MyGoodEye and ...

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UNREST Replaces SAVAGE CIRCUS At Switzerland's METAL DAYZ Festival

UNREST has replaced SAVAGE CIRCUS on the billing of the Metal Dayz festival, set to take place August 4-6 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Friday, August 4: 17.00-17.30 AEONBLACK (open air) 17.45-18.15 DARK DAY DUNGEON (indoors) 18.30-19.15 DREAMSIDE (open air) 19.30-20.15 CRUCIFIED BARBARA (indoors) 20.30-21.30 DEADSOUL ...

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MOB RULES To Release New Album In October

German melodic metallers MOB RULES are scheduled to release their fifth studio album, "Ethnolution A.D.", on October 23 in Europe (October 20 in Germany). Produced once again by Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS), the CD marks the recording debut with the group of guitarist Sven Lüdke (ex-MURDER ONE) and bassist Markus Brinkmann. According ...

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SPREAD EAGLE Debut Album Gets Reissued

Lovember Records, in association with Universal Music, has reissued SPREAD EAGLE's debut album. Considered to be a "classic," this record was newly remastered and contains all 11 songs, including the hits "Switchblade Serenade", "Scratch Like A Cat", "Broken City" and "Thru These Eyes". The album is only available for purchase at www.lovemberrecords.com. As ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN To Hit The Road With CALIBAN In September

Massachusetts' purveyors of all things heavy THE ACACIA STRAIN will head back out on the road this fall with Germany's CALIBAN. The two will tour throughout the United States in September and into October with various other support acts along the way, including labelmates LIGHT THIS CITY. THE ACACIA STRAIN previously entered the Billboard Heatseekers ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Guitar Lessons Up For Grabs

This summer, if you're up to the challenge, ESP Guitars wants to give you the gift of becoming a better player with two months of free study with a true master… ex-DOKKEN axe legend George Lynch! With the purchase of any George Lynch Signature Series model ESP or LTD, you'll get a 60-day pass to ...

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