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ADLER'S APPETITE To Enter Studio In November

ADLER'S APPETITE, the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, will enter the studio in November/December to record their debut album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Shrapnel Records. As previously reported, Kelli ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Select Producer For Debut CD

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have enlisted Garth Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, MUDVAYNE, KITTIE, SPINESHANK) to produce their debut album, tentatively due before the end of the year ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: Former BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Guitarist Steps In

Guitarist Michael Thomas (ASHBA, ex-BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, TUFF) will replace Keri Kelli on ADLER's APPETITE's upcoming European tour. "Keri is still in the band and still doing the [upcoming ADLER'S APPETITE debut] record but cannot do the Euro dates," ADLER'S APPETITE singer Jizzy Pearl said in an online posting. As previously reported, Kelli has joined Vince ...

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DECEMBER: New Vocalist Revealed

DECEMBER have officially chosen Eric Dellon as their new vocalist. A native of New York and Connecticut, Dellon has sung and played guitar and drums in such bands as SHALLOW WATER GRAVE and ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE (with members of SHAI HULUD). DECEMBER have been auditioning vocalists since founding member Mark Moots stepped down as frontman earlier ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Sign With WARNER BROS.

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have inked a deal with Warner Bros. (via MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray's imprint), according to a posting on the group's official message ...

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WOLF: New Video Posted Online

Swedish metallers WOLF have uploaded their video for the track "Wolf's Blood" at this location (Windows Media, 10 MB). The theme of the clip, according to a posting on the band's web site, is "THIN LIZZY at 'Top of the Pops' '77 meets JUDAS PRIEST at Budokan in '81." "Wolf's Blood" comes off ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: More Live Dates Announced

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have lined up more shows during May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 03 - CBGB – New York, NY (w/ SUPERJOINT RITUAL) May ...

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Long-Running New York Death Metal Band CEREMONIUM Call It Quits

New York-based death metal band CEREMONIUM have officially called it quits. After 11 years, two albums, numerous compilation and festival appearances the band's former members have decided to move on with other projects. "I initially put CEREMONIUM on indefinite hiatus because of Brandon Diaz's (vocals/ guitar) physical condition (cancer)," stated guitarist Thomas Pioli (ex-INCANTATION). "He ...

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RED HARVEST To Begin Mixing New Album In May

Norway's RED HARVEST are completing work on the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2002's "Sick Transit Gloria Mundi", tentatively due in September through Nocturnal Art Productions. The album is being recorded at Subsonic Society studios and is scheduled to be mixed in May at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. RED HARVEST recently posted a ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Open For SUPERJOINT RITUAL

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have lined up more shows during April/May. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 23 - Trocadero - Philladelphia, PA Apr. 24 - Club Ritual ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: New Song Available Online

A new BLOODSIMPLE track, titled "Sell Me Out", has been posted at the band's official web site at this location (comes up as a pop-up window). BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus ...

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IMPIOUS Set Title, Release Date For New CD

Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS have set "Hellucinations" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due October 4 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Killer" will be recorded at Studio Mega beginning on April 30. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Inject", "Hellucinations", "Infernique", "Death_Wish_Scar", "Toxic Paranoia", "Show Me Your ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: Live Shows Announced

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, have lined up the following dates in April: Apr. 23 - Philadelphia, PA @ Balcony Bar Apr. 28 - New York, NY @ CBGBs The band, whose lineup is ...

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NIRVANA: 'The Chosen Rejects' Book Due In April

The much-anticipated new book "Nirvana: The Chosen Rejects" will be published on April 1 St. via Martin's Press. Dubbed "the ultimate NIRVANA fan book," "Nirvana: The Chosen Rejects" was written and compiled by independent filmmaker Kurt St. Thomas and rock radio veteran Troy Smith. In "Nirvana, the Chosen Rejects", a wealth of sources, including the ...

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SPEEDY GONZALES Sign With AOR HEAVEN RECORDS

SPEEDY GONZALES, the Swedish melodic hard rock outfit featuring former CANDLEMASS/TALK OF THE TOWN vocalist Thomas Vikström and TALISMAN/ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN bassist Marcel Jacob, will release a new album in July on the AOR Heaven label. Founded in early 1990 by Vikström, Tommy Denander (guitars, RADIOACTIVE, DEACON STREET, AOR) and Dalton Dahlberg (drums, DALTON), the band ...

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KAMELOT: Studio Update

Florida-based power metallers KAMELOT will shortly enter the studio to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Epica", tentatively due in September/October through SPV Records. "Casey [Grillo] will probably record the drums at his studio Above the C and the remainder will be done in Wolfsburg [Germany]," guitarist Thomas Youngblood wrote in a recent online ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist To Perform Welsh National Anthem

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell will be performing the Welsh National Anthem as part of the celebration heralding the end of the "100 Welsh Heroes" project. Phil will be on the first show, playing the Welsh National Anthem. The second show is a highlights/debate show. The details are as follows: Monday, March 1, 2004: 7:15 p.m. ...

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RED HARVEST: Video Footage From Recording Sessions Posted Online

Norway's RED HARVEST have posted video footage from the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2002's "Sick Transit Gloria Mundi", tentatively due early summer through Nocturnal Art Productions. The album is being recorded at Subsonic Society studios and is scheduled to be mixed in May at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Check out the videos: ...

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WOLF Sign European Deal With MASSACRE RECORDS

Swedish metallers WOLF have signed a European deal with Germany's Massacre Records. The group's third full-length album, "Evil Star", will be released on April 26 and will include two bonus tracks. A U.S. release through Prosthetic Records is expected on April 27. The follow-up to 2002's "Black Wings" was produced by Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) ...

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Former RUNNING WILD Bassist Recalls Funniest Moments On Tour

RUNNING WILD's official web site has posted a brand-new interview with the band's former bassist Thomas "Bodo" Smuszynski. Asked to name the funniest event on a tour that he ever witnessed, Thomas said, "There were quite some...a nice little slip in front of 15,000 people at the beginning of a show, for example. Once I ...

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WOLF: New Music Available For Download

Swedish metallers WOLF have posted two MP3 samples from their third full-length album, "Evil Star", at their official web site: "Evil Star" (mp3), "Black Wing Rider" (mp3). "Evil Star" will be released in Scandinavia on February 25 through MNW/No Fashion Records. A U.S. release through Prosthetic Records is expected at a ...

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