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BLAZE Manager Speaks Out

BLAZE manager Neil Marklew recently spoke to BlazeFans.com about the group's recent lineup changes and the band's future, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: BlazeFans.com: How would you describe the support SPV have given the band over the years? Neil Marklew: "Difficult one this. In the beginning they were very ...

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DREAM THEATER Begin Recording New Album

Progressive heavy rock giants DREAM THEATER are scheduled to enter a New York City studio on Monday (Nov. 1) to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's "Train of Thought". A spring/summer 2005 release through Elektra Records is expected. DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy played a set with classic East Coast thrashers OVERKILL on Friday (Oct. ...

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VINCE NEIL Schedules Charity Meet & Greet In Houston

In association with Vince Neil and the TJ Martell Foundation, ZRock is proud to present a ZRock Crue for the Cure event to benefit the Skylar Neil Memorial Foundation and the TJ Martell Foundation to help fund research and find a cure for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. ZRock Crue for the Cure enables rock fans ...

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VINCE NEIL Hoping For New Solo Album In 2005

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has told Launch Radio Networks that he's been working on songs for his third solo album, but that touring makes it hard to really spend time on the project: "I've been constantly on the road. I haven't had a break — we started in April, and I haven't stopped, so ...

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DYING FETUS Announce Session Drummer

DYING FETUS have announced the addition of session drummer John Longstreth (ORIGIN, SKINLESS, EXHUMED) to the group's ranks. Longstreth will be filling in for regular drummer Erik Sayenga, who "is unable to join us" on the road with GWAR, the band write on their web site. "We will certainly miss having Erik with us these ...

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M3: DVD Preview Posted Online

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 posted a short preview of their upcoming live DVD at

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ANTHRAX Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

ANTHRAX will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, November 1. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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STARWOOD Filming First Video

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, are shooting the first video from their debut album, "If It Ain’t Broke, Break It!" According to vocalist/guitarist Lizzy, who produced the recording with bandmate Joey Scott (drums and percussion/backing vocals), the song, "Subculture", is an invitation to those who ...

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VINCE NEIL Concert To Promote Alcohol Awareness And Responsibility

On November 13, 2004, the first "Legends and Prodigies" concert featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil with SOUND AND FURY, a hard-rocking new band from Canada, will take place at the world-famous Key Club on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, CA. "Legends and Prodigies" is a new star-search contest that offers young, talented musicians (rock, R&B, ...

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STEEL PROPHET Announce Lineup Changes

California-based power metallers STEEL PROPHET have parted ways with guitarist Pete Skermetta, drummer Kevin Cafferty and bassist Vince Dennis. Replacing them in the group's lineup are Tim Thomas (guitar, NEW EDEN), Glenn Cannon (bass, HELLION) and Gene McEwen (drums, STEIGER). STEEL PROPHET's new lineup will make its live debut on Saturday, December 18 at The ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer To Guest On DISCOVERY CHANNEL's 'American Casino'

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil will be making a guest appearance on next Friday's (Oct. 22) episode of the Discovery Channel's "American Casino". "American Casino" is a "13-part series that lifts the curtain on the day-to-day operations of the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Casino and Spa, a 450,000-square-foot lavish property and destination for celebrities, high ...

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STARWOOD To Support UFO, VINCE NEIL

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, will be supporting MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil on a U.K. tour in November. The band will also be the support act for the legendary UFO at the House of Blues Hollywood, CA. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 15 ...

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ANTHRAX Schedule South American/Mexican Tour Dates

ANTHRAX have lined up the following South American/Mexican dates during February/March 2005. Feb. 25 - Rio de Janeiro, BRA @ Claro Hall Feb. 26 - São Paulo, BRA @ Credicard Hall Feb. 27 - Buenos Aires, ARG @ Estádio Obras Mar. 01 – Santiago, CHL @ Estádio Victor Jara Mar. 02 – Bogotá, COL @ ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

According to Britain's Metal Hammer magazine, the original MÖTLEY CRÜE lineup of Nikki Sixx (bass), Tommy Lee (drums), Vince Neil (vocals) and Mick Mars (guitar) will play the following U.K. dates in June 2005: Jun. 14 – Glasgow, UK @ SECC Jun. 15 - Manchester, UK @ MEN Jun. 17 - Cardiff, UK ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Collaborate With AMERICAN HI-FI Singer

Singer-guitarist-songwriter Stacy Jones of the Boston-based quartet AMERICAN HI-FI has collaborated with MÖTLEY CRÜE on a song for CRÜE's upcoming CD, according to an update sent out to AMERICAN HI-FI's mailing list. "Vince Neil [vocals] wasn't around, so Stacy cut the vocals while Nikki Sixx [bass] and Tommy Lee [drums] were playing," the message reads. ...

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DYING FETUS Part Ways With Singer

DYING FETUS have parted ways with vocalist Vince Matthews. "This action was taken due to a number of musical, professional, and personal reasons that we feel do not need elaboration at this time," the band write on their web site. "However, Vince remains a longtime friend of several DYING FETUS members and we wish him ...

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IMAGIKA Sign With MAUSOLEUM RECORDS

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have signed a licensing deal with Mausoleum Records for the worldwide release of their fourth full-length album, "Devils on Both Sides", tentatively due in February 2005. Work on "Devils on Both Sides" began in early 2003, with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) originally slated to handle the whole ...

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USURPER: 'Cryptobeast' Listening Party Announced

The new USURPER CD, entitled "Cryptobeast", won't be out on Earache Records until the early spring of 2005. While waiting for the pressing/layout/booklet and assorted necessities, the band wants to give some fans the chance to get an early preview. Here are the details. Saturday November 6, 2004 Delilah's 2771 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago IL ...

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VINCE NEIL Collaborates With DESMOND CHILD On New Solo Single

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has collaborated with songwriting legend Desmond Child (BON JOVI, AEROSMITH, RICKY MARTIN) on a new song called "Promise Me". A video for the track will be filmed during Neil's appearance at The Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on October 3. The free event, which will serve as ...

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