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MÖTLEY CRÜE: New VINCE NEIL Audio Interview Available

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's Las Vegas tattoo shop, Vince Neil Ink, is scheduled to open November 3. The 2,200-square-foot shop located at the Flamingo in the area where O'Shea's Irish pub is being replaced will be part of "a rock and roll vibe" in the space. Neil said he had planned a tattoo joint ...

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DEVOLVED Signs With KILLZONE RECORDS

Australian/American tech-metallers DEVOLVED have inked a deal with KillZone Records. The band's first release for the label will be will a remastered version of the group's debut album, "Technologies", featuring revamped artwork and the video for the track "Distorted" plus bonus video footage. This new version of "Technologies" will also contain two brand new tracks ...

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CRÜEFEST HOLLYWOOD Organizers Looking For Bands

The 7th annual Crüefest Hollywood is scheduled to take place July 28, 2007 at the Whisky a Go-Go in Hollywood, CA. The event's organizers have issued the following message: "We are now searching for 10 great bands to perform at this wonderful charity event! All bands must be able to perform at least one complete ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: European Tour Dates Announced

NINE INCH NAILS have announced the following European tour dates: Feb. 10 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Coliseum Feb. 11 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Coliseum Feb. 12 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Coliseum Feb. 14 - Madrid, Spain @ La Riviera Feb. 16 - Bilbao, Spain @ Pabellon De La Casilla Feb. 18 - Barcelona, Spain @ ...

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TRENT REZNOR Performs First Solo Show At Benefit

Launch Radio Networks reports: NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor played the first solo show of his career on Saturday night (October 21) at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit outside San Francisco, according to Billboard.com. Reznor was backed only by a four-piece string section as he played subdued versions of NINE INCH NAILS tracks such ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman To Host Second Annual 'Off The Strip Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament'

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will host the second annual "Off the Strip" Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, benefiting the T. J. Martell Foundation. Celebrities, poker pros, and Las Vegas hottest dancers will join Neil for a wildly entertaining evening. Last year's tournament raised more than $170,000 to benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, an organization ...

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PHENOMENA Triple-CD Digipack To Arrive In December

Escape Music has announced the forthcoming release of a triple-CD digipack which combines the first three PHENOMENA albums. These three classic recordings include an all-star cast of musicians that include Glenn Hughes, Brian May, Ray Gillan, Scott Gorham and Don Airey, plus many others. All three albums are of the highest quality, and the re-mastered ...

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New RUSH Album To Reflect On Faith, Says Drummer NEIL PEART

Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press reports: Canadian rock icons RUSH are working on a collection of new songs based on Neil Peart's reflections on faith, the drummer said Thursday from his home in Los Angeles. Peart said he, high-pitched singer Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson spent much of this year crafting the power ...

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NEIL PEART Commemorative R30 Drum Kit Recreated

Harmony Central reports: Following last year's nationwide tour of Neil Peart's (RUSH) actual drum kit, accompanied by long-time drum technician Lorne Wheaton, musical instrument retailer Guitar Center has teamed up with Drum Workshop (DW) and Sabian cymbals to recreate the legendary drummer's "R30" drum kit in honor of 30 years of the enduring ...

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VINCE NEIL's Tattoo Shop To Launch Early Next Month

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's Las Vegas tattoo shop, Vince Neil Ink, is scheduled to open November 3. The 2,200-square-foot shop located at the Flamingo in the area where O'Shea's Irish pub is being replaced will be part of "a rock and roll vibe" in the space. Neil said he had planned a tattoo joint ...

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PEARL JAM Photo Book Now Available

Launch Radio Networks reports: A new book featuring 180 previously unreleased photos of PEARL JAM is now available through the band's web site, according to Billboard.com. The book, called "5x1: Pearl Jam Through the Eye of Lance Mercer", features photos by longtime band friend Lance Mercer, mostly focusing on the first half of the group's ...

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Original FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drummer Recounts Band's History

On October 31, Metal Blade Records will re-issue one of THE classic albums of its catalogue — FLOTSAM AND JETSAM's mighty "Doomsday for the Deceiver". The album will be re-released as a three-disc-set — two CDs and one DVD. It includes the original version, a remixed version (by the album's original producer, Bill Metoyer), demo ...

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NASHVILLE PUSSY Filming Live Shows For Upcoming DVD

NASHVILLE PUSSY guitarist Ruyter Suys has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Last night in Edmonton was absolutely fantastic. We ended the show with AC/DC's 'You Shook Me All Night Long' with Mikey and Vince from [support band] PRIESTESS running around pouring liquor down our throats and the guys from PRIDE ...

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Out In the Cold - FROST

Jack Frost's talents are undisputed. His tenure in SEVEN WITCHES and his all-too-brief time in SAVATAGE were proof enough of the man's guitar prowess, and his last solo record, the raucous 2004 outing "Raise Your Fist To Metal", was a fun smorgasbord of different styles and vocalists held together by Frost's tasteful songwriting and skilled ...

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DREAM THEATER Begins Recording New Album, Seeks New Label Home

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy revealed during an appearance last night (Oct. 6) on the "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM that the band has ended its longtime collaboration with Atco/EastWest Records/The Atlantic Group and is currently in talks with several labels about a possible new record deal. In addition, the ...

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SCORPIONS To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS are scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles on Monday, October 9 to begin recording their new album with songwriter/producer Desmond Child. Child, who has worked with such high-profile pop/rock artists as AEROSMITH, BON JOVI, ALICE COOPER, KISS, RICKY MARTIN, CHER, MICHAEL BOLTON and BONNIE TYLER, recently worked with Michael Beinhorn, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist Auctioning Autographed CDs For Charity

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx is auctioning the Elektra versions of the "Girls, Girls, Girls" and "Shout at the Devil" albums for Nikki's "Running Wild in the Night" charity for runaway children. The jewel cases show a little wear and tear, but these items are a great collectable to any CRÜE fan. Both items feature ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Jams With OVERKILL In New Jersey

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy joined OVERKILL on stage on Saturday (Sept. 30) during their Gigantour 2006 set at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey to perform the song "Elimination". Portnoy previously performed "Elimination" with OVERKILL at the Sweden Rock Festival in June 2005 and at radio personality Eddie Trunk's annual Halloween ...

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