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CLOVEN HOOF To Release New Album In September: Audio Available

Reunited NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends CLOVEN HOOF will release a new album in September via XZec Records. The as-yet-untitled effort (the original choice for an album title, "Absolute Power", was reportedly abandoned because another band has previously used the title for their CD) was produced by Tom Galley of the PHENOMENA ...

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PAMELA MOORE: QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Sister Mary' Begins Recording New Album

Pamela Moore, the voice of "Sister Mary" from QUEENSRŸCHE's legendary concept album "Operation: Mindcrime", entered Sonic Ranch studios near El Paso, Texas on Wednesday (July 6) with renowned producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE, JUDAS PRIEST, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) to begin recording a new album featuring material co-written with Benjamin Anderson of RORSCHACH TEST. In a ...

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MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT, EXODUS Members To Participate In THRASH AGAINST CANCER Benefit Concert

Current and former members of MACHINE HEAD, SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS and DEATH ANGEL will comprise the "All-Star" guest lineup, which is scheduled to appear and participate at the Thrash Against Cancer benefit on July 9 at The Pound SF outdoor amphitheatre in San Francisco, California. Confirmed guests include: Steve "Zetro" Souza (ex-EXODUS, LEGACY) Phil Demmel ...

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Robot Hive/Exodus - CLUTCH

It's a testament to the organic strengths of CLUTCH that when they set up, start dicking around, and hit "record," the results still outstrip almost every overcalculated bunch of try-too-hard scenesters currently stinking up the record racks. The follow-up to last year's "Blast Tyrant" is definitely less immediate and hooky than that opus, but it ...

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STEEL PROPHET Drummer Joins NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS

Progressive power metal drummer extroadinaire Gene McEwen (STEEL PROPHET) has joined forces with NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS (featuring original ANTHRAX singer Neil Turbin) and will make his debut with the band at the Thrash Against Cancer benefit on July 9 at The Pound SF outdoor amphitheatre in San Francisco, California. "We welcome Gene as a permanent ...

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SEVEN WITCHES To Enter Studio In July

SEVEN WITCHES will enter the studio on July 18 to begin recording their sixth album, "Metal Nation". The follow-up to last year's "Year of the Witch" will be the group's first album to feature new singer Alan Tecchio, formerly of HADES and WATCHTOWER. SEVEN WITCHES have yet to announce a new record deal following their ...

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Original TESTAMENT Lineup To Open FOR JUDAS PRIEST In California

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have been added to 107.7 The Bone's "Bone Bash VI" concert on Saturday, July 2 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. They will share the main stage with JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE and CARBOARD VAMPYRES (featuring former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell and ex-THE CULT guitarist Billy ...

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KAOS, RIGHTEOUS SIRE, ANGER AS ART Added To THRASH AGAINST CANCER Benefit Concert

Long-running Bay Area acts KAOS and RIGHTEOUS SIRE, along with ANGER AS ART (featuring ABBATOIR mainman Steve Gaines), and tribute bands HANGAR 18 (playing MEGADETH covers) and HOT FOR TEACHER (VAN HALEN cover band featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos and current HEATHEN touring guitarist Terry Lauderdale), have been added to the Thrash Against ...

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DREAMS OF DAMNATION, BROCAS HELM Added To THRASH AGAINST CANCER Benefit Concert

DREAMS OF DAMNATION (featuring former DARK ANGEL guitarist Jim Durkin) and BROCAS HELM have been added to the Thrash Against Cancer benefit, which will be headlined by TESTAMENT, on July 9 at The Pound SF outdoor amphitheatre in San Francisco, California. VICIOUS RUMORS, LAAZ ROCKIT, HIRAX, AGENT STEEL, DEKAPITATOR, MUDFACE, NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS (featuring original ...

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AKERCOCKE Begin Recording New Album

U.K. death metallers AKERCOCKE have once again entered their very own Goat of Mendes studios in West London to record their fourth album. Tentatively titled "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone", the CD promises to be the band's most ambitious project to date. "The new material is a progression again from 'Choronzon'," explains ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH/WHITESNAKE Bassist To Undergo Surgery

M3 bassist Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH) will be out of action during July as he has to have an operation on his left wrist for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which affects the movement in his fingers. He will be temporarily replaced for M3's festival appearance at Open Air Hamburg Harley Days Festival on July 16 ...

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TESTAMENT Schedule Tacoma Date

TESTAMENT's original lineup — Chuck Billy (vocals), Eric Peterson (guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Greg Christian (bass), and Louie Clemente (drums) — have confirmed a show at the Shipwreck in Tacoma, Washington on July 8. The original TESTAMENT lineup will also headline the Thrash Against Cancer benefit on July 9 at The Pound SF outdoor amphitheatre ...

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TUFF Confirmed For Fifth Annual CRÜEFEST

TUFF have been confirmed for the fifth annual Crüefest, set to take place July 30 at the Whisky à Go-Go in Hollywood, California. TUFF played the first Crüefest in 2001. In 2004, TUFF frontman Stevie Rachelle played with MÖTLEY PRIEST and headlined the show. Also appearing at this year's festival are SIX, VAINS OF JENNA, ...

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Former ANTHRAX, HADES Singers Are Top Candidates For SEVEN WITCHES Slot

Neil Turbin (ex-ANTHRAX) and Alan Tecchio (ex-HADES, WATCHTOWER) are the two vocalists currently in the running for the vacant singer slot in SEVEN WITCHES, according to informed sources. Both vocalists recently appeared on SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost's upcoming solo CD, "Out in the Cold", tentatively due in September (Turbin can be heard on "Crucifixation", ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Tour Japan In November

MÖTLEY CRÜE will be embarking on a five-date tour of Japan in November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 19 – Tokyo, JPN - Saitama Super Arena Nov. 20 - Tokyo, JPN - Saitama Super Arena Nov. 21 - Hiroshima, JPN - Sunplaza Nov. 23 - Osaka, JPN - Jo Hall Nov. 25 - Nagoya, ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Teams Up With NEIL TURBIN On ANTHRAX Classic

The following update has been posted on singer Neil Turbin's (ex-ANTHRAX) official web site: "Neil Turbin's DEATHRIDERS were joined onstage Friday, May 27th, 2005 at Monterrey Metal Fest II 2005 official pre-party event held at Cafe Iguana, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico by noneother than Tim 'Ripper' Owens [ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST]. Tim and ...

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M3: European Tour Dates Announced

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates during the summer: Jun. 10 - Nenzing ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Offers Excuses For 'Tonight Show' F-Bomb

Launch Radio Networks reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE filed a lawsuit against NBC-TV on May 24, alleging that a network ban has cost the CRÜE money in lost sales of albums, concert tickets, and merchandise, as well as having a negative impact on their bargaining position with potential sponsors and other concerns. The network banned the group ...

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