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Seattle's MINDSHAKER Among Artists Confirmed For CRUEFEST 2002

Seattle's MINDSHAKER are among the artists confirmed for the Second Annual Cruefest fundraiser for the Skylar Neil Foundation (named after MOTLEY CRUE frontman Vince Neil's deceased daughter), which is scheduled to take place on June 8th at the Whiskey in Hollywood, California. Other artists scheduled to appear are CHESHIRE GRIN, HORI-MONO, LOVE HAMMERS, ROCKET AJAX, ...

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SKID ROW Release New Single To Select Radio Stations

SKID ROW have released the projected title track from their forthcoming full-length CD, tentatively entitled Thick Is The Skin, to several US radio stations ahead of the group's appearance at the Rock Never Stops tour, also featuring TESLA, VINCE NEIL, and JACKYL. At this time, no release date has yet been set for Thick Is ...

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ROCK NEVER STOPS: More Dates Announced

More dates for the forthcoming Rock Never Stops tour, featuring TESLA, VINCE NEIL, SKID ROW, and JACKYL, have been leaked. They are as follows: May 17 - UMB Bank Pavilion - Maryland Heights, MO May 18 - Sandstone Amphitheater - Bonner Springs, KS Jun. 07 - Remington Park - Oklahoma City, OK Jun. 08 - ...

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ROCK NEVER STOPS Tour: Several Dates Leaked

Several dates for the forthcoming Rock Never Stops tour, featuring TESLA, VINCE NEIL, SKID ROW, and JACKYL, have been leaked. They are as follows: May 17 - Maryland Heights, MO UMB Ban Pavilion Jun. 14 - Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Jul. 19 - Comstock, NE Comstock Rock A full itinerary will be ...

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ENCHANT Part With Drummer, Complete Work On New CD

San Francisco Bay Area prog-rockers ENCHANT have amicably parted ways with drummer Paul Craddick and have replaced him with ex-CHAOS THEORY sticksman Sean Flanegan. According to guitarist Doug Ott, “Sean is an old friend from a band named CHAOS THEORY, DALI'S DILEMMA now, who left the band before the name change to pursue different styles ...

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ACE FREHLEY Guests On New RICHIE SCARLET CD

Fans of KISS guitarist Ace Frehley should check out the new RICHIE SCARLET CD, entitled The Insanity of Life, which was recently released via Gem 3 Productions. Ace blasts leads on two tunes, "Johnny's in Love" and "Too Far Gone", the latter of which Ace also co-wrote. Sitting in on drums is longtime Ace and ...

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SKID ROW Announce May Appearances

SKID ROW, featuring vocalist Johnny Solinger, have announced the following live dates for early May: May 01 - Fayetteville, NC @ ITZ May 04 - Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown Festival (w/KID ROCK) As previously reported, SKID ROW will be touring with TESLA, VINCE NEIL and JACKYL this summer on the Rock Never Stops trek. ...

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FEAR FACTORY Split Up!!

FEAR FACTORY have split up following frontman Burton C. Bell's decision to leave the band, a source within the group has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. According to reports, Bell had become increasingly unhappy with FEAR FACTORY's musical direction and no longer felt angry enough to sing in one of the world's most high-profile extreme metal bands. ...

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INSANIA Cancel VINCE NEIL Tour, Prepare To Record Third Album

Sweden's INSANIA have pulled out of their scheduled European tour as the support act for MTLEY CRE frontman Vince Neil due to an undisclosed member's illness. The band are scheduled to enter Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Mikko Karmila on June 26th to begin recording their third album, tentatively titled Fantasy, for a ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Continuing Work On "Threatcon Delta"

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin is currently at Jet City Studios finishing up vocals on a newly-recorded track from his previous band WRECKING CREW for his upcoming solo album, entitled Threatcon Delta, which is due to be released through Metal Mayhem Records in mid-2002. Mitch Perry (i.e. MSG, TALAS, 7% SOLUTION) will be cutting lead ...

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EMINENCE Set Title For Upcoming CD

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, have set Humanology as the title of their new album, which is scheduled to be recorded shortly with veteran producer Neil Kernon (i.e. NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) at the helm. Among the cuts set to appear on the upcoming CD is "Overload". ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Finish Recording, Prepare To Mix New CD

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have finished recording their latest album, entitled To Welcome the Fade, with producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, QUEENSRYCHE) at Sheffield Studios in Hammond, Indiana and will begin mixing it at Sonic Ranch/Village Productions in Tornillo Texas on February 25th. Mastering will most likely take place at Oceanview Digital Mastering ...

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MACABRE Prepare New CD, "Unplugged" Side Project

Serial killer metallers MACABRE are preparing to enter the studio with producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, QUEENSRYCHE, NEVERMORE) to record their long-awaited new full-length CD, entitled Murder Metal. A continuation of the band's Sinister Slaughter album, Murder Metal is tentatively due to be released in late summer/early fall through Hammerheart Records. In related news, ...

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KARMA TO BURN Enlist All-Star Cast For Upcoming CD

FEAR FACTORY's Burton C. Bell, C.O.C.'s Pepper Keenan, SPEEDEALER's Jeff Hirshberg and CLUTCH's Neil Fallon are some of the singers that will contribute lead vocals to the forthcoming CD from West Virginia's KARMA TO BURN, which will be recorded over the course of the coming months for a tentative late 2002 release through Spitfire Records. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NEIL Announces European Dates

Here are the tentative dates for MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's upcoming European tour: Mar. 21 - Trondheim, NOR @ TBA Mar. 22 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Music Hall Mar. 23 - Karlstad, SWE @ TBA Mar. 24 - Ronneby, SWE @ Mini-Fest Mar. 25 - Helsingborg, SWE @ TBA Mar. 27 - Copenhagen, ...

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MTLEY CRE's NEIL Announces European Dates

Here are the tentative dates for MTLEY CRE frontman Vince Neil's upcoming European tour: Mar. 21 - Trondheim, NOR @ TBA Mar. 22 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Music Hall Mar. 23 - Karlstad, SWE @ TBA Mar. 24 - Ronneby, SWE @ Mini-Fest Mar. 25 - Helsingborg, SWE @ TBA Mar. 27 - Copenhagen, ...

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INSANIA Set To Record Third Album, Support VINCE NEIL

Stockholm's INSANIA will enter Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Mikko Karmila on July 1st to begin recording their third album, tentatively titled Fantasy, for a late 2002 release through No Fashion Records. In the meantime, INSANIA will support MOTLEY CRUE vocalist Vince Neil on his solo European tour, which is scheduled to take ...

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RED HARVEST Set Release Date For "Sick" CD

Norway's RED HARVEST have set April 15th as the release date for their forthcoming studio album, tentatively titled Sick Transit Gloria Mundi, which was recently recorded at Akkerhaugen Studios (i.e. EMPEROR, MYRKSKOG) with famed producer Neil Kernon (i.e. QUEENSRYCHE, NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). Scheduled to contain 11 songs, including an as-yet-unspecified cover of cult industrialists GGFH, ...

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RONDINELLI To Confess Sins In May

RONDINELLI, who include in their ranks former RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH and current BLUE OYSTER CULT drummer Bobby Rondinelli, ex-SABBATH/WHITESNAKE bassist Neil Murray, former SABBATH frontman Tony Martin and guitarist Teddy Rondinelli, will issue their sophomore album, entitled Our Cross — Our Sins, through MTM Records in May. Featuring a musical direction that is said to be ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Not Involved With Upcoming VH1 Special

Following last week's controversy surrounding former ANTHRAX bassist Danny Lilker's non-involvement with the upcoming ANTHRAX VH1 Behind The Music special (see original report here), ex-ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin has confirmed that, as of this time, he has not been contacted about contributing to the documentary and he doesn't expect to be, considering the ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Frontman Lines Up Projects Galore!

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin is in Italy at the moment completing work on the new THE CAGE CD, tentatively entitled Poison Roses, which is due to be released in the spring. Martin will then fly to New York to sing on the new RONDINELLI CD (also featuring former RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH and current BLUE ...

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Brazil's EMINENCE Enlist Neil Kernon To Produce Next CD!

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, have enlisted veteran producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRYCHE, DOKKEN) to produce their upcoming studio CD, which is tentatively scheduled to be recorded in early 2002 for a mid-year release. ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer Covers AC/DC For Debut Solo CD!

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin was once again at Jet City Studios laying down rhythm tracks with drummer Glenn Noyes and guitarist Kevin Layland, who reportedly provided “crushing” guitar tracks on two songs for Turbin's upcoming solo release, entitled Threat Con Delta, which is scheduled to be issued through Metal Mayhem Music in early 2002. ...

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