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GUNS N' ROSES, Ex-W.A.S.P., OZZY OSBOURNE Members To Perform In Hollywood

THE BIG BALL STARS — featuring Dizzy Reed (GUNS 'N ROSES), Jizzy Pearl (LOVE/HATE, ex-RATT), Chris Holmes (ex-W.A.S.P.), Phil Soussan (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE), Brian Tichy (BILLY IDOL, ex-OZZY OSBOURNE), Brent Woods (VINCE NEIL) and Robin McAuley (MSG, SURVIVOR) — will perform this Saturday, August 25 at The Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California. Doors open at 6:30 ...

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USURPER: 'Threshold Of The Usurper' To Be Reissued

Chicago's USURPER will re-release its 1997 CD, "Threshold of the Usurper" (originally issued through Necropolis Records) re later this year as a 10th anniversary package featuring new artwork by Juha Vuorma (of "Skeletal Season" artwork fame) with additional bonus tracks and a DVD. USURPER will head out to Europe this fall for a two-week headlining ...

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CAPTAIN CUTTHROAT Releases Self-Titled EP

Boston-based quintet CAPTAIN CUTTHROAT will release its first EP in the fall. According to a press release, "the record features six songs, each with a distinct vibe, combining syncopated thrash elements of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, experimentation of Mike Patton, spooky undertones of early PINK FLOYD, and a rockin' swing time rhythm of THE BRIAN ...

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RUSH Drummer Is Entertained By His Audience

RUSH drummer Neil Peart has issued the following update: "Standing backstage while the opening movie played the other night, poised to run on, sticks in hand, ear-monitors in, I found myself excited by two thoughts. I was idly pondering how I might start my solo that night (since I have been improvising the first part ...

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METALLICA: 'Disposable Heroes' Live Clip From Stockholm Available

Fan-filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Disposable Heroes" on July 12, 2007 at Stadion in Stockholm, Sweden has been posted on YouTube. Watch the clip below. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield recently told Kerrang! magazine that producer Rick Rubin wants them to make an album as good as "Master of Puppets". "On 'St Anger', ...

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RESISTANCE: Another New Song Posted Online

Los Angeles metallers RESISTANCE have uploaded a second new song from their forthcoming album "Patents of Control", entitled "Confessions of the Black Heart", at their MySpace page. Also available at the same location is the CD's opening track "Inhumanation". "Patents of Control" is scheduled for release on October 19 through Lion Music. The ...

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EMPIRE Finishes Recording New Album

EMPIRE, the brainchild of German guitarist Rolf Munkes (MAJESTY, RAZORBACK, VANIZE), has finished recording its fourth album for a November release via Metal Heaven/Soulfood. More details will be made available soon. EMPIRE's third CD, "Raven Ride", was released in May 2006. The follow-up to 2003's "Trading Souls" (Lion Music) featured guest appearances by singer Tony ...

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VINCE NEIL's 'Motley Cruise' Offically Sold Out

Vince Neil's Motley Cruise has officially sold out, according to a statement released by the cruise's organizers. "Of course, there is always a possibility that cabins will become available due to passenger cancellations or otherwise. So we have created a waiting list," the statement reads. "In an effort to keep our phone lines free for ...

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CAGE Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

San Diego, California-based heavy metal band CAGE has parted ways with drummer Mikey Neil. Now the search is on for a new drummer to fill the big shows that Neil leaves behind. CAGE is currently seeking the ultimate heavy metal monster drummer that has the musical chops; looks; attitude, the ultimate double-bass drum kit and ...

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VINCE NEIL Joined By CARRIE UNDERWOOD In Nashville

"American Idol" star Carrie Underwood joined MÖTLEY CRÜE singer on stage this past Friday (August 10) at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, TN for a rendition of the CRÜE classic "Kickstart My Heart". Watch fan-filmed video footage of the performance below. Fan-filmed video footage of Carrie Underwood performing the SKID ROW classic "I Remember You" ...

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RUSH: 'Snakes & Arrows' Special 2007 UK Tour Edition Due In September

To coincide with RUSH's forthcoming UK October arena tour dates, the Canadian rock power trio will release its critically acclaimed "Snakes & Arrows" album as a "Special 2007 UK Tour Edition" comprising two discs (CD and DVD) on Monday, September 3. Comprised of "Special Tour Edition" packaging, including a stunning 28-page full-color booklet, Disc 1 ...

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RUSH's 'Permanent Waves' To Be Reissued In November

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab is slated to release a 24 KT Gold Ultradisc II version of the 1980 RUSH classic "Permanent Waves". The disc will be priced at $24.99 and is tentatively set for release this November. Details on the album are as follows: "By 1980, RUSH was experiencing the mid-point of what would be ...

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METALLICA: Wembley Footage With Soundboard-Quality Audio Posted Online

Several fan-filmed video clips from METALLICA's July 8, 2007 concert at the Wembley Stadium in London, England have surfaced, featuring audio that was synched up to the music from the official LiveMetallica web site. Watch the footage below (video taken by "daveingham" of the METALLICA forums). METALLICA frontman James Hetfield recently told Kerrang! magazine that ...

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DEVOLVED: 'Technologies' U.S. Release Date Announced

KillZone Records has set a September 25 North American release date for the latest CD from the Australian/American tech-metallers DEVOLVED, entitled "Technologies". The U.S version of the CD will feature revamped artwork and bonus video footage, including the video for "Distorted" and "Vex" taken from the band's sophomore release on Sony/BMG Australia, "Calculated". It will ...

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NILE: New Video Interview With KARL SANDERS Available

A video interview with NILE mainman Karl Sanders conducted in Paris by the Spirit of Metal webzine has been posted on YouTube. Watch the seven-minute clip below. NILE's new album, "Ithyphallic", has entered the Finnish national chart at position No. 13. As previously reported, the CD also landed on the German Media Control chart at ...

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NILE: 'Drumcam' Footage From OZZFEST Available

"Drumcam" footage of NILE's George Kollias performing on this summer's Ozzfest tour has been posted on YouTube. Watch the clips below. NILE's new album, "Ithyphallic", has entered the Finnish national chart at position No. 13. As previously reported, the CD also landed on the German Media Control chart at No. 76. "Ithyphallic" sold 4,600 copies ...

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TAPPING THE VEIN: New Album Being Mastered By ACHIM KÖHLER

Philadelphia's TAPPING THE VEIN has shipped its recently completed new album over to to Germany to have it mastered by Achim Köhler (PRIMAL FEAR, BRAINSTORM). The CD was mixed by Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) at RaxTrax in Chicago, Illinois. A fourth-quarter release via Nuclear Blast Records. "We're very excited to be working with ...

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CLUTCH Parts Ways With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

CLUTCH frontman Neil Fallon has revealed to ChartAttack.com that the band has parted ways with DRT Entertainment and is currently without a record label. Fallon refers to the band as "free agents," but seeing that CLUTCH have gone down the major label road before (1998's "The Elephant Riders" appeared on Columbia and 2001's ...

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