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STEEL PROPHET Guitarist Comments On DAVID WAYNE's Passing

STEEL PROPHET guitarist Steve Kachinsky has issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of original METAL CHURCH singer David Wayne: "As many of you have probably heard David Wayne passed away [Tuesday, May 10] from complications arising from a car accident he was involved in not long ago. David was the singer on the ...

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DUNGEON To Support MEGADETH In Europe

According to PyroMusic.net, Australian power metallers DUNGEON will support MEGADETH at a number of European dates in June. The details are as follows: Jun. 03 - Amsterdam, NETH @ Melkweg Max Jun. 06 - Stuttgart, GER @ Longhorn Jun. 07 - Dortmund, GER @ Soundgarden Jun. 14 - Belgrade, SER @ Mont SKCS ...

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NEVERMORE: Release Date Set For 'This Godless Endeavor'

Century Media Records has set a July 26 release date for the new NEVERMORE album, entitled "This Godless Endeavor". Creating metal's most progressively innovative, insidiously addictive, and blazingly entangled music, mesmerizing vocalist Warrel Dane, backed by guitar virtuoso Jeff Loomis and the jackhammer rhythms of bassist Jim Sheppard and drummer Van Williams are now joined ...

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STATUS QUO Sign With SANCTUARY RECORDS

Sanctuary Records have announced the worldwide signing of STATUS QUO, who have sold over 100 million records in a 40-year-long career. STATUS QUO will release a new album in September 2005 to coincide with the launch of their 40th anniversary celebrations. The band is currently in the studio recording with producer Mike Paxman. Sanctuary Records ...

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ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER To Release Debut Album In June

Buzzville Records has set a June 20 release date for the self-titled debut album from "heavy southern rawkers" ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER. The album was produced by the band together with Matt Washburn and Dave Angstrom (of SUPAFUZZ and HERMANO fame). "Artimus Pyledriver" track listing: 01. Swamp Devil 02. Dixie Fight Song 03. Ride On 04. Dirt ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

DRY KILL LOGIC have parted ways with bassist Danny Horboychuk and have replaced him with Casey Mahoney. "Casey spent years in New York-based DOWNPORE; aside from being a dominating bass player he is a tremendous guy, and we are looking forward to bringing him on the road with us to experience first-hand the power and ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Support MOTÖRHEAD In U.K.

Veteran U.K. all-girl hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have confirmed they will open for MOTÖRHEAD on their U.K. tour in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - Colston Hall – Bristol, UK Oct. 31 - Regent Theatre - Ipswich, UK Nov. 01 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Nov. 03 - Cardiff University - Cardiff, ...

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DUNGEON To Support MEGADETH In Australia

Fresh from their successful Australian tours with NIGHTWISH and ANGRA, Australian power metallers DUNGEON have announced that they will be supporting MEGADETH on the entire Australian leg of their "Blackmail the Universe" world tour. The band have also announced a new rhythm section which was carefully chosen from a flood of auditions. They are Glenn ...

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DROWNING POOL: 'Killin' Me' Video Posted Online

DROWNING POOL's video for the track "Killin' Me" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it out at this location. "Killin' Me" comes off the group's sophomore album, "Desensitized", available now on Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sinner" was produced by Johnny K (DISTURBED, SOIL, FINGER ELEVEN) and ...

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Is GENE SIMMONS The Next SPONGEBOB?

David E. Williams of CNN.com has issued the following report: Gene Simmons, the fire-breathing, blood-spitting KISS star, just might be the next Spongebob, thanks to his latest project: "My Dad the Rock Star". The show recently started airing in the United States on the cable channel Nickelodeon, alongside animated favorites like Jimmy Neutron, ...

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SOILENT GREEN Announce New Album Title

SOILENT GREEN have set "Confrontation" as the title of their long-awaited new album. The follow up to the band's 2001 release, "A Deleted Symphony for the Beaten Down", "Confrontation" sees the band explore the hardships they have faced over the past four years including near death auto accidents and the passing of former bassist and ...

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VH1's 'When METALLICA Ruled The World' To Premiere This Month

A brand new VH1 special, entitled "When Metallica Ruled The World", is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 p.m. "When Metallica Ruled the World" tells the tale of the world's most dangerous band through the people who lived it. It brings you inside the nearly three decades of dramatic success, drunken debauchery ...

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ADEMA Brings Rock To U.S. Troops In Persian Gulf

The USO and Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) will soon deploy ADEMA on the group's first tour to entertain troops stationed in the Persian Gulf. The modern rock band, consisting of new lead singer Luke Caraccioli, guitarist Tim Fluckey, bassist Dave DeRoo and drummer Kris Kohls, will perform free shows and "meet and greet" troops stationed ...

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Former KORN Guitarist's Appearance Draws Crowd Of Nearly 10,000

Misty Williams of the Bakersfield Californian is reporting that hundreds of KORN fans mingled in with thousands of regular church members and curious visitors at the Valley Bible Fellowship in east Bakersfield, California Sunday morning (Feb. 27) to hear their rock star idol, guitarist Brian "Head" Welch of platinum-selling metal band KORN. Money and fame ...

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The Voyeurs of Destruction - PURE SWEET HELL

I've had the pleasure of having "Voyeurs" for well over a year and a half. So, some of my observations are how well this release has held up for me, but I'll still try and tell you what it "sounds" like, which is the toughest part of any review, especially this band. They put the ...

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MUDVAYNE Frontman Launches BULLYGOAT RECORDS Web Site

Bullygoat Records, the Warner Bros. label imprint headed up by MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray, has launched its official web site at Bullygoat.com. Gray's first signing to Bullygoat is the New York-based BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders ...

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PURE SWEET HELL To Film Video For 'Innocence And The Beast'

PURE SWEET HELL, the metal band featuring NEVERMORE drummer Van Williams, are working on a video for the song "Innocence and the Beast". "We hope to have it finished sometime in the spring," the band write in a newsletter. "Innocence and the Beast" comes off the group's full-length debut, "The Voyeurs of Utter Destruction As ...

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