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THREE INCHES OF BLOOD: 'Advance And Vanquish' Details Revealed

Roadrunner Records has set a September 28 release date for the new album from Canadian metallers THREE INCHES OF BLOOD, entitled "Advance and Vanquish". Recorded at a Chicago studio with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE), the CD was mixed by Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH). The band laid down 15 ...

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THE ALTER BOYS: MUSHROOMHEAD Side-Project To Release Debut In Early 2005

THE ALTER BOYS, the project featuring members of MUSHROOMHEAD, DOG FASHION DISCO, UNIFIED CULTURE and the ORIGINAL PRANKSTA, will return to Ohio's Mars Recording Studio in early August to complete their long-awaited debut release, tentatively due in early 2005 through Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann. No further information is ...

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Inferno - MOTÖRHEAD

Dependable as snow in winter, MOTÖRHEAD keeps releasing albums. The band has also stuck to a pretty reliable routine as far as the quality of those albums go, usually putting out one very good disc and then following it up with a mediocre offering. This pattern probably started with 1986's terrific "Orgasmatron" and has been ...

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FOZZY: Upcoming Appearances Detailed

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, will be performing at the New Jersey State Fair at the Meadowlands Arena parking lot on Friday, June 25 at 10:30 p.m. Jericho and the rest of the band will also be signing autographs from 6 to 8 ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Unleashes New Instrumental CD

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch has just released a new instrumental CD, entitled "Furious George". The album is collection of cover tunes with extensive guitar solos that "will leave his legion of fans pointing and staring as their speakers melt in the guitar fury," according to an official press release. When asked about the album, ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: First Single Available Online

"Open Your Eyes", the first single from ALTER BRIDGE, the band formed by CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, CREED drummer Scott Phillips and exiled CREED bassist Brian Marshall, can currently be previewed in streaming audio at VH1.com. "Open Your Eyes" comes off ALTER BRIDGE's debut album, "One Day Remains", due on August 10 through ...

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Abyss - LIONSHEART

Solid. Sturdy. Workmanlike. These are three adjectives you could apply to many British NWOBHM/melodic rock acts and albums through the ages, and if LIONSHEART frontman Steve Grimmett hasn't hit the heights amidst such a misfiring scene, he's at least spread himself right across it by appearing in demon-obsessed metallers GRIM REAPER, ONSLAUGHT, and since the ...

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EDGUY Singer: No Plans To Record Another AVANTASIA CD

Despite the critical and commercial success of the first two AVANTASIA albums, EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has revealed that he has no intentions of recording another CD with his all-star metal side-project. Asked in a fan posting on EDGUY's official web site why he doesn't make more AVANTASIA albums, Sammet replied, "There is so much ...

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Did METALLICA Use Strong-Arm Tactics To Land At WARNER BROS.?

Hits Daily Double reports: "Amid ongoing Atlantic-Elektra roster cuts, money-minting rockers METALLICA choose to leave, causing a stir by opting out of the new WMG East Coast order and heading for Tom Whalley's Warner Bros. How did they pull it off? Buzzers buzzing that the band’s tactics involved telling Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Lyor Cohen ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Added To CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL

According to a posting on Yngwie Malmsteen's official web site, the legendary Swedish guitarist has been confirmed to appear at the Crossroads Guitar Festival on June 5 in Austin, Texas. As previously reported, the Crossroads Guitar Festival will feature a "Metal Clinic" by Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS) ...

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TERROR Sign With TRUSTKILL RECORDS

Los Angeles tough-core unit TERROR have inked a deal with Trustkill Records. The group's debut full-length CD, "One With The Underdogs", was produced by DEATH BY STEREO's Paul Miner (ATREYU, THRICE) and is scheduled for release in August. The follow-up to the group's nine song EP "Lowest Of The Low" (Bridge 9) features guest vocal ...

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THE NIGHTWATCHMAN: TOM MORELLO's Alter Ego Schedules May Day Eve Performance

AUDIOSLAVE/ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello's political folk alter ego THE NIGHTWATCHMAN have lined up a special Los Angeles May Day eve performance at Spaceland in Silverlake, California on Friday, April 30. For advance ticket information, go to www.clubspaceland.com or call 323-661-4380. In related news, you can now download AUDIOSLAVE ringtones, including "What You ...

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GENE SIMMONS' 'Asshole': An In-Depth Review

Joop van Pelt of KissKollector.com has written the following track-by-track "review" of "Asshole", the much-anticipated new solo album from KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons: 01. Asshole (Frank Tostrup) "Title track 'Asshole' is a catchy, up-tempo bubblegum rocker reminiscent of Avril Lavigne's recent hit 'Skater Boy'. Hearing it once, makes it stick to your mind instantly. Especially ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Announce 'Honeymoon From Hell' Tour Dates

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), will kick off the "Honeymoon From Hell" U.S. tour in late April on the East Coast. Pre-sale tickets are scheduled to go on sale ...

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CINDERELLA Drummer Seeking Guitarists For Dance Project

Fred Coury of CINDERELLA is currently looking for two guitarists for an upcoming tour by his electro-dance project EFFCEE. Please send all packages (demo, photo and bio) to: Fred Coury c/o BCM 1155 N. Cienega Blvd. Suite 909 Los Angeles, CA. 90069 As previously reported, EFFCEE will be releasing their debut album, "Perfect", in May. ...

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BALD DAISY: CD-Release Party Scheduled

BALD DAISY, the "dark/ambient narcotic metal band" led by former NEUROTICA guitarist Shawn Bowen, have scheduled a record-release party for their debut CD, "Ethereality", on Saturday, March 27 at Ground Xero Records in Sarasota, Florida. Also scheduled to appear at the show are eco-terrorist grindcore band STRAY BULLET, experimental metal duo ASTHMA ATTACK and BYAM ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Release Tribute To His Influences

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch will be issuing a new solo album, entitled "Furious George", in April through Shrapnel Records. "It is a compilation of sometimes-obscure songs that were inspirational to me growing up playing guitar," George said. Songs set to appear on the CD are: 01. Blood of the Sun (MOUNTAIN) 02. Precious and ...

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CINDERELLA Drummer Launches Dance Project

EFFCEE, the new dance project formed by CINDERELLA drummer Fred Coury, will be releasing their debut album, "Perfect", in May. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Digital World 02. Dance With You 03. Perfect 04. Gentle Devastation 05. Damaged Girl 06. Fake 07. Star 08. Worship You 09. Only Human ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Film Video For 'Build A Bridge'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has reportedly told fans following the group's gig in Lisbon, Portugal Friday night (Feb. 27) that the band will be shooting a video for the song "Build A Bridge" this week. No further information is available at this time. "Build A Bridge" comes off LIMP BIZKIT's fourth full-length album, "Results ...

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THE NIGHTWATCHMAN To Perform At BOYCOTT TACO BELL Rally

AUDIOSLAVE/ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello's political folk alter ego THE NIGHTWATCHMAN will be performing a couple of songs at the Boycott Taco Bell Rally that is happening March 5 at the Taco Bell Headquarters in Irvine, California. THE NIGHTWATCHMAN will be performing around 1:00 p.m. For more information on the boycott, go to ...

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