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TURMOIL Announce New Bassist

Reunited Philadelphia hardcore legends TURMOIL have announced the addition of bassist John Gardner (THE KISS OF DEATH, SEVER THE FALLEN, OUTCOME) to the group's ranks. "'Bass player' has been a revolving door position in this band since day one," the band write on their web site. "Not counting Hodges and Hydro taking turns playing bass ...

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AEROSMITH Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

Billboard.com is reporing that memorabilia from AEROSMITH and other multi-platinum recording artists is among the items on the block to raise money for two Recording Academy charities, the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares. The Hope for the Holidays online charity auction will be open through Dec. 9 via www.ebay.com/grammy. In addition to items from an array ...

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TITANIA: Audio Sample Posted Online

TITANIA (photo), the new band featuring former VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci and her sister Maxine, have posted an audio sample of the title cut from their forthcoming self-titled debut album at this location (Windows Media, 1.16 MB). The song includes a special guest appearance by former MR. BIG/DAVID LEE ROTH bassist ...

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VIXEN: Debut Album Reissue Delayed

Female glam metal band VIXEN's self-titled debut album has had its reissue date pushed back to November 16 from the previously announced November 2. VIXEN's follow-up album, "Rev It Up", will be re-released by EMI Music Catalog Marketing on November 2. The two albums have been fully remastered and will be in stores in time ...

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TOMMY LEE's Celebrity Pull Waning

Billy Masters of the gay gossip web site Filth2go.com witnessed a "Don't You Know Who I Am?" moment involving former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee while in Las Vegas. Billy says, "On the eve of Gay Pride in WeHo, Tommy and friends showed up at Bossa Nova, a little eatery in the heart of the ...

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DEATH & TAXES To Release Debut Album In July

Los Angeles-based melodic hard rock band DEATH & TAXES will be releasing their debut CD, "Inevitable", in late July through Dead Moose Records. The follow-up to the band's four-song EP that was released in June 2003 was mixed at LAfx Studios in Burbank, Ca. with Uly Noriega at the controls and will be mastered by ...

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Watch THE JACK Cover AC/DC's 'Long Way To The Top'

"It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'N' Roll)" is the lead track from the new Australian film "Thunderstruck" performed by THE JACK — an Australian supergroup of sorts made up of Phil Jameson (GRINSPOON), Janet English (SPIDERBAIT), Davie Lane (YOU AM I), Kemstar (1200 TECHNIQUES), Travis Demsey (ex-LIVING END) and ...

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DAVE GROHL: JANET, BRITNEY, CHRISTINA Belong On PLAYBOY CHANNEL

Janet Jackson's breast-bearing stunt at the Super Bowl was nothing more than self-promotion and "blatant exhibitionism," FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl told the Associated Press. Grohl, 35, a former drummer for NIRVANA, believes the music industry has been harmed by the recent skin-revealing exploits of Jackson, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. "Get them on the ...

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OZZY: I Am Iron Man

OZZY OSBOURNE is to have a 7-inch steel plate fitted to the back of his neck, it was revealed Monday (Dec. 15), according to Mirror.co.uk. Surgeons will perform the delicate operation as soon as the former BLACK SABBATH frontman is strong enough. It is understood they will insert the plate and take bone grafts from ...

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KORN To Contribute New Song To 'Tomb Raider' Soundtrack

A brand new KORN track, titled "Did My Time", will reportedly appear on the soundtrack to the upcoming "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life" movie. A video for the song is expected to be filmed shortly with director Dave Meyers, who has previously worked with KID ROCK, PAPA ROACH, JANET JACKSON and DAVE ...

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Former PHANTOM BLUE/VIXEN Bassist Passes Away

Former PHANTOM BLUE/VIXEN touring bassist Rana Ross passed away on May 3 due to liver failure. She was 34 years old. Rana joined PHANTOM BLUE in 1994, shortly after the release of their second album, "Built To Perform", and toured with VIXEN in 1997 before forming SINBOY with singer/programmer Elysa Grey, whom Ross had dubbed ...

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METALLICA To Be Spotlighted On MTV's 'mtvICON'

METALLICA's 20-year career will be spotlighted on MTV's annual music tribute, "mtvICON", to premiere Tuesday, May 6 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The show will be taped before a live audience in Los Angeles on May 3, featuring performances and testimonials from artists and celebrities who have been influenced by the band, their videos and music. ...

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KRITICKILL Turn Down NICKELBACK Offer

Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL have reportedly turned down a record deal offer from 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin. Although no specific reason was given for their decision, the group are said to have ended contract negotiations with the label on the advice of ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Resurfaces In Flamenco-Inspired Band

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young recently collaborated with Brazilian artist Badi Assad (sister of the famed Assad Brothers) on a full-length CD entitled "Nowhere", now available via Badi's own WaterSongs Music label. Young, who had previously contributed to Assad's 1998 release, "Chameleon", reportedly draws from a more diverse list of influences for his latest venture, ...

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KRITICKILL In Talks With 604 RECORDS

Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL are reportedly negotiating a record deal with 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin. Consisting of Dave Irons (vocals), Todd Gardner (drums), Donny Morse (guitars), and Bryan Koestens (bass), KRITICKILL have been together since 1997 and have opened for such national ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Finalize Track Listing For Self-Titled Debut

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), have set the track listing to their forthcoming self-titled debut album, due on November 19th through Epic Records. It is as follows: 01. Cochise 02. Show Me How To ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Utilize NIN, MICHAEL JACKSON Director For Debut Clip

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), will shoot a video for the first single, "Cochese", from their forthcoming album in Los Angeles at the end of September with Mark Romanek, the director behind NINE INCH ...

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ROB HALFORD's IRS Troubles Make The News

The following information was originally published in Forbes magazine nearly a year ago, but we thought it was interesting enough to include here now: His Next Hit: Taxing Machine The Internal Revenue Service wants $567,813 in back taxes from British heavy-metal rocker Rob Halford, 49, former lead singer of JUDAS PRIEST. In a U.S. Tax ...

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AEROSMITH Lens Video For "Girls Of Summer"

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler spent last weekend in Miami, Florida filming the video for "Girls of Summer", one of the two new cuts featured on the band's upcoming O, Yeah!-Ultimate Aerosmith Hits CD. Rumored to include an appearance by over 250 female models on the sand in South Beach, the video was directed by Dave ...

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MICK TUCKER: July 17, 1947 — February 14, 2002

Former SWEET drummer Mick Tucker passed away around noon today (February 14th) from complications brought on by the leukemia he survived five years ago. Tucker had become unwell last Friday and had informed friends he was going to see the doctor, but was then admitted to the hospital on Saturday, February 9th — the anniversary ...

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EXPLORER'S CLUB Lines Up Top-Notch Musicians For Latest CD

DREAM THEATER bassist John Myung, vocalist James LaBrie and former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman are three of the stellar musicians making an appearance on MAGELLAN keyboardist Trent Gardner's EXPLORER'S CLUB 2 Raising The Mammoth CD, which is scheduled to be released through Magna Carta Records on April 23rd. The full list of guest instrumentalists appearing ...

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Archive News Jul 19, 2001

We might have made similar statements in the past, but we believe that we now have what appears to be the truly “final” track listing for MACHINE HEAD's upcoming Supercharger effort, which was produced by Johnny K (i.e. DISTURBED, SOIL, NO ONE) at Malibu's Indigo Ranch and Mad Dog Studios and mixed at Tarzana's ...

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