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MEDICATION Confirmed For KBPI's BIRTHDAY BASH 2002

Los Angeles-based MEDICATION, who feature in their ranks former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, have been confirmed for KBPI's Birthday Bash 2002, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 2nd at Red Rocks Amphitheater in ...

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HANOI ROCKS: Additional Live Dates Announced

The reunited HANOI ROCKS, featuring vocalist Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy, have lined up the following live gigs during the coming months: May 24 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Club Jun. 04 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben Jun. 05 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Sticky Fingers Jun. 08 - Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Jun. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE "Shocked" By CARSON DALY's Language

The following article appeared in today's edition of The New York Daily News: It takes a lot to shock Ozzy Osbourne, but Carson Daly did it. The MTV veejay was so stoked to meet the father figure of the network's hit show The Osbournes that, when they shook hands, Daly blurted, "[Bleeping] Ozzy, man. I ...

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HANOI ROCKS Frontman Issues Japan-Only Solo Single

HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe has just issued a new single in Japan. Entitled Take Them And Break Them, and recorded before the current HANOI ROCKS reunion took place, the single contains the following track listing: 01. Take Them And Break Them 02. Backbiter 03. Make It Go Away 04. Where's The Fire John? 05. ...

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MANOWAR Announce Final Dates For US Tour

MANOWAR have announced the final dates for their forthcoming US tour with IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC and HAVOCHATE. They are as follows: Apr. 27 - The Trocadero Theater – Philadeplphia, PA (w/out IMMORTAL) Apr. 28 - M (formerly The Metropol) – Pittsburgh, PA (w/out IMMORTAL) May 01 - The Emerson Theater - Indianapolis, IN May 02 - ...

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HANOI ROCKS Issue Comeback Single

The reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS, featuring vocalist Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy, have just issued a brand new single, entitled People Like Me, in their home country. The full track listing for it is as follows: 01. People Like Me 02. Lucky 03. Winged Bull (Daryl Hall) 04. Video for "People Like Me" ...

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HANOI ROCKS Appearances Announced

The reunited HANOI ROCKS, featuring vocalist Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy, will be making the following live appearances during the coming months: May 24 Tavastia Helsinki, FIN Jun. 08 - Sweden Rock - SWE Jun. 21 - Party Planet - Kouvola, FIN Jul. 08 Ruisrock - Turku, FIN Aug. 04 Ankkarock - Vantaa, FIN ...

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SWEDEN ROCK 2002: Final Line-Up Announced

The following is a complete list of acts (in alphabetical order) confirmed to appear at this year's Sweden Rock festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Sölvesborg, Sweden: 220 VOLT BRUCE DICKINSON CANDLEMASS DAMNED NATION DESTINY DOC HOLLIDAY DORO DREAM EVIL EVERGREY FATAL SMILE FIVE FIFTEEN ...

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What A Girl Wants Is FOO FIGHTERS' DAVE GROHL

Some tabloid-style comedic relief courtesy of Worldpop: Christina Aguilera has a surprise new love in her life... FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl! The odd couple have been dating since the start of the year after Christina split up with dancer boyfriend Jorge Santos. A close friend of Christina revealed that 'Christina has never been happier ...

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MASTERPLAN Shuffle Bassists, Finalize Album Track Listing

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jorn Lande, have parted ways with bassist Jrgen Attig and have acquired IRON SAVIOR's Jan-S. Eckert as his replacement. Eckert has already recorded all the bass lines for the group's self-titled debut album, which is tentatively scheduled ...

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MILLENCOLIN Drummer Breaks Elbow, Stand-In Recruited

MILLENCOLIN were forced to cancel two shows on their ongoing US trek after drummer Larzon broke his elbow at a NOFX show in Denver. For the remainder of the American tour, Thomas Falk from the supporting act BOMBSHELL ROCKS will serve as a stand-in drummer, while ex-NO FUN AT ALL sticksman Kjell Ramstedt will fill ...

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AC/DC Live On Pay-Per-View In May

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AC/DC BLAZES A HIGHWAY TO HELL...STRAIGHT TO YOUR TV SCREEN RENOWNED CONCERT AVAILABLE 5/11 ON IN DEMAND PAY-PER-VIEW New York, NY Rock's down-and-dirty, blue-collar heroes AC/DC bring their celebrated live show into the comfort of your living room with iN DEMAND Pay-Per-View on Saturday, May 11. The concert, which can be purchased ...

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HANOI ROCKS Officially Reunite!!

Following the announcement that HANOI ROCKS have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock festival, it now appears that frontman Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy have officially decided to continue their career as HANOI ROCKS. A new single, entitled "People Like Me", is due out in April, and a full-length album will follow sometime ...

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HANOI ROCKS, MELDRUM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Finland's HANOI ROCKS (vocalist Michael Monroe + guitarist Andy McCoy) and Sweden's MELDRUM, featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The full list of ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Talks Gear

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has posted the following message on his official web site: “Hi everybody. John here checking in from the road. It's been great to see all of my friends out in the audience each night! The tour has been going very well and most of the shows have been sold out. ...

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MANOWAR Officially Reveal Confirmed US/European Dates

MANOWAR have officially revealed the confirmed dates for their upcoming US and European tours. They are as follows: Mar. 30 - Jaxx Niteclub - Springfield, VA Mar. 31 - Thunderdome - Baltimore, MD Apr. 02 - Fester And Friends @ CLUB 125 - Haverhill, MA Apr. 03 - Valentine's - Albany, NY Apr. 05 - ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR To Issue Double A-Side Single In March

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR will release a new "double A-side" single on March 18th. The full track listing for it is as follows: 01. Mothers Love 02. Significant Other 03. Heaven Sent (INXS cover) 04. Don't You Ever Leave Me (HANOI ROCKS cover) The band have shot videos for both A-side songs last week ...

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TESLA Begin Work On New CD, Line Up Acoustic Dates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TESLA WORKING ON SONGS FOR NEW STUDIO ALBUM SERIES OF ACOUSTIC CONCERTS SCHEDULED The hard-rocking, hard-working band TESLA has begun work on their next studio effort, writing songs for the past two months at guitarist Frank Hannon's studio in Northern California. This album will be the first studio release from the original ...

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CHARON Announce Extensive Finnish Tour

Finland's CHARON, whose excellent Downhearted CD still graces the Finnish Album Chart at position #3, have lined up the folliowing live performances in their home country: Feb. 15 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Feb. 16 - Evijärvi, FIN @ Nuorisoseurantalo Feb. 20 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia-Klubi Feb. 21 - Kouvola, FIN @ Rytmikatti Feb. ...

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