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McFarlane Toys' MÖTLEY CRÜE Box Set To Retail For $50-$60

McFarlane Toys have officially announced the action figure box set release of the wildest rock band of the 1980s, MÖTLEY CRÜE. Vince Neil, Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars are featured in the set based on their "Shout at the Devil" album. Under a license from Signatures Network, the MÖTLEY CRÜE action figure box ...

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VINCE NEIL: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil will be embarking on a U.K. tour in November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 17 - Astoria - London, UK Nov. 18 - Town & Country Club - Bradford, UK Nov. 19 - JB's - Dudley, UK Nov. 20 - City Live Arena - Newport, UK Nov. 21 ...

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USURPER Complete Work On 'Cryptobeast'

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have completed work on their fifth full-length album, "Cryptobeast". Recorded at Chicago's Rax Trax Studios with producer Neil Kernon (JUDAS PRIEST, DEICIDE, CANNIBAL CORPSE), "Cryptobeast" marks the recording debut with the group of new singer Dan "Tyrantor" Lawson and the return of the band's original drummer, Joe "Apocalyptic" Warlord. Commented singer ...

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SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE To Begin Mixing New Album

SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE mastermind Tomer Pink has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album: "After nearly two months of intense recordings we finally finished the tracking and will be starting mixing this weekend with Grammy award[-winning] producer Neil Kernon at the RaxTrax studios in Chicago. "It is almost impossible for ...

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VINCE NEIL: Tour Dates Announced

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has lined up the following solo dates during September/October: Sep. 06 - S Woodstock, CT @ RNS - Woodstock Fair Sep. 11 - Cherokee, NC @ Cherokee Ceremonial Grounds Sep. 18 - Bainbridge, GA @ Bainbridge Bikefest Show Sep. 20 - Tampa, FL (Personal Appearance) Sep. 23 - Colorado ...

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IOMMI/HUGHES: 'The 1996 DEP Sessions' To Arrive In Late September

Sanctuary Records has set a September 28 release date for the previously unreleased Tony Iommi collection of songs featuring ex-DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes. Entitled "The 1996 DEP Sessions", the CD's final version will be quite markedly different to the version currently on the underground market under the title "Eighth Star". The story behind ...

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WHITESNAKE Shoot Down 'Ill Health' Rumors

WHITESNAKE have issued a statement via their web site refuting rumors of show cancellations due to an injury suffered by the band's frontman, David Coverdale. "Nothing could be further from the truth," the group write. "David, and all the band members of WHITESNAKE, are safe and healthy. And they are looking forward to starting the ...

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H.I.M. To Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary With DVD Release

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. will celebrate their 10-year anniversary with the release of a longform DVD in October. The disc will reportedly include all 14 promotional videos the group have shot thus far, plus "making of" footage, videos featuring MTV skate legend Bam Margera ("Jackass", "Viva La Bam"), and interview material. More information will be made ...

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USURPER: Studio Report

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have commenced the recording sessions for their fifth full-length album, "Cryptobeast", at Raw Trax studios in Chicago. "The vibe of the place is very comfortable, and the equipment is top notch," guitarist Rick S. Scythe writes on the groups web site. "We are having a great time, and [producer] Neil [Kernon] ...

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AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT Announce Toronto Show

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will be performing at The Vatikan in Toronto, Canada on Saturday, August 21. Also appearing on the bill will be DELICA and PULSE PLANT. AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT released their self-financed debut album, "District 6", in May 2003. The group's sound is being described as a ...

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VINCE NEIL To Be Honored At Adult-Film Awards Show

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil will be presented with a special "Rock 'n' Roll Award" at the upcoming 12th annual Nightmoves Adult Entertainment Awards Show on September 20 at Stormin's Palace in Tampa, FL. The Tampa Show, as it's known, is a five-day series of events and personal appearances, which culminates in a show ...

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IOMMI/HUGHES: Official Version Of 'Eighth Star' Will Be Significantly Different From Bootleg

The Tony Iommi/Glenn Hughes album recorded in 1996, heavily bootlegged as the much in demand "Eighth Star" (not the project's official title), will be quite markedly different to the version currently on the underground market when it is officially released through Sanctuary Records later this year, according to RockDetector.com. Strengthening the BLACK ...

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FOZZY Finish Mastering New CD, JERICHO Covers IRON MAIDEN

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, have finished mixing and mastering their third album, "All That Remains", for a fall release through an as-yet-undisclosed label (the band were previously signed to Megaforce Records). Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Marty Friedman (ex-MEGADETH), Mark ...

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Original ANTHRAX Singer To Open For KING'S X

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Dario Seixas - bass) will be opening for KING'S X on Friday, October 22 at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, CA and on Sunday, October 24 at the Key Club in Hollywood, CA. $15 discounted advance tickets ...

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ANTHRAX: Limited-Edition Skateboards Available Now

ANTHRAX are making a very limited-edition run of "Among the Living" skateboards available via their official web site. The skateboards are "old-school shape, just like a 1986 Vision Mark Gonzales deck" and are "totally functional for shredding, or hang[ing] on your wall. A must-have collectors item. Each board is shrink wrapped so there will be ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Won't Work With Producer NEIL KERNON After All

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM will not be utilizing the services of producer Neil Kernon (CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE) on their upcoming album, tentatively titled "The Pale Haunt Departure". "I prematurely announced we would be working with Neil Kernon once again on the new CD," NOVEMBERS DOOM vocalist Paul ...

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Former KITTIE Members To Collaborate On New Material

Former KITTIE members Fallon Bowman (guitar) and Talena Atfield (bass) will be collaborating on new material for Bowman's solo project AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, according to a posting on Fallon's web site. "I think it will be good," she writes. "I go through these times where riffs just happen. Other times, nothing. I'm sure every musician knows ...

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ANTHRAX Set Release Date For 'Metallum Maximum Aeturnum'

ANTHRAX singer John Bush has been in the studio finishing up the vocals for the group's upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup, dubbed "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". According to guitarist Scott Ian, the band may change the title of the collection to "Old School, New School, Our School: Metallum ...

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