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HELLYEAH Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with HELLYEAH guitarist Tom Maxwell at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the ...

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KING'S X Frontman Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with KING'S X frontman Doug "Dug" Pinnick at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE At NAMM: Video Interview Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with guitarist Geoff Thorpe of veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the ...

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MORBID ANGEL Frontman, SADUS Bassist Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted a short interview with David Vincent (MORBID ANGEL, GENITORTURERS) and Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, SEBASTIAN BACH) at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 ...

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DOPE: New Video Interview With VIRUS Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with DOPE guitarist Virus at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the five-minute ...

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MASCOT RECORDS Invades The USA

As of February 1, 2008, Mascot-Provogue Records has offices in the United States, wielding a roster of the biggest and the best artists known. The company has so far established itself in Europe as an independent label with various genres of rock, from blues to jazz to metal and everything in between. Mascot-Provogue BV is ...

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UFO Guitarist VINNIE MOORE: Video Interview Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with SLAYER guitarist Kerry King at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the ...

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DIMEBAG's Girlfriend Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's girlfriend of 20 years, Rita Haney, at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the ...

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SOIL: Video Interview Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with SOIL members Tim King and Adam Zadel at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY To Enter Studio In May

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery has issued the following update: "Been getting a lot of questions about what I will be doing this year. Right now I am writing for my next CD. This is pretty much it for the next couple of months. Not a bad thing considering I spent the majority of last ...

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DREAM THEATER To Release 'Forsaken' Digital EP

March 31 will see the release of DREAM THEATER's "Forsaken" digital EP. The title track, "Forsaken", which is taken from 2007's critically acclaimed "Systematic Chaos" CD, will be joined on the EP by two live tracks recorded last year in Spain. The full track listing is as follows: 01. Forsaken (edit) 02. Forsaken (live) 03. ...

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ROADRUNNER Staffers Remember GRUNTRUCK's BEN MCMILLAN

Roadrunner Records' Monte Conner (A&R) and Kathie Merritt (Sales) have commented on the passing of Benjamin Scott McMillan, legendary vocalist for GRUNTRUCK and SKIN YARD, who died in his hometown of Seattle, Washington at age 47 after an eight-year battle with diabetes. Roadrunner released two albums from Seattle-based GRUNTRUCK: 1991's "Inside Yours" and the 1992 ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY Begins Writing New Solo Album

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery has commenced the songwriting process for his new solo album. "Still don't know what the CD will sound like," he writes on his web site. "[I'm] only going to do 10 songs, a cover or two as bonus tracks, and an instrumental. So the final CD could go just about ...

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The Making Of DREAM THEATER's 'Forsaken' Video: More Information Revealed

DREAM THEATER's new anime-themed video for the song "Forsaken", taken from the band's latest album, "Systematic Chaos", received its small-screen premiere this past Saturday (January 26) on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". The clip was created by the Japanese animation studio Gonzo and director Yasufumi Soejima and can be viewed below. The video's executive producer, Joey Goubeaud ...

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OUTWORLD's RUSTY COOLEY: NAMM Interviews Posted Online

TheMusicFarm.com has posted an interview with OUTWORLD guitarist Rusty Cooley conducted at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Also available is Cooley's interview with Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's ...

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TOMMY BOLIN Tribute Guitar Unveiled At NAMM; Video Interview With Brother JOHNNIE Available

The Tommy Bolin (ex-DEEP PURPLE) tribute guitar — the "Teaser" — was unveiled at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The guitar is American-made, and is meticulously based on measurements and specs taken from one of Tommy's surviving ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY Talks DEAN GUITARS; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery at the Dean Guitars booth at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which is being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the ...

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TRIVIUM's COREY And MATT Talk DEAN GUITARS; Video Available

Lacey Conner, villainess co-star of VH1's hit TV show "Rock of Love" featuring POISON's Bret Michaels, conducted an interview with Corey Beaulieu and Matt Heafy from TRIVIUM about their signature Dean guitars at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which is being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. ...

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PRONG: London Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of PRONG's January 9, 2008 concert at the Underworld in London, England can be viewed below. PRONG mainman Tommy Victor was recently interviewed by "Whiplash", a weekly metal show on Belgian national radio Studio Brussel, hosted by AFTER ALL guitarist Dries Van Damme. Listen to the chat in streaming audio at

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Guitarist Forced To Sit Out Tour

Guitarist Robert Westerholt of the Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION has issued the following update: "Unfortunately, I have to inform you that I will not be joining the rest of the band on the tour that starts tonight. During an unfortunate accident, I severely bruised my right thumb, making it impossible for me to ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Schedules First-Ever Russian Concert

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION will play their first-ever show in Russia on February 17, 2008 at the Shadow Club in Moscow. WITHIN TEMPTATION's November 24, 2007 concert at the Beursgebouw in Eindhoven, Holland was filmed for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due next summer. The sold-out show at the 8,000-capacity venue included lots of ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Looks Back On 2007; Video Available

Guitarist Ruud Jolie and drummer Stephen Van Haestregt of the Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION recently took part in sounds2move.de's 2007 Christmas special. They spoke about their most memorable moments of 2007 and discussed their plans for the future. Watch the 13-minute video clip below. WITHIN TEMPTATION's November 24, 2007 concert at ...

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PRONG: Allentown Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of PRONG's October 29, 2007 concert at the Crocodile Rock Café in Allentown, Pennsylvania can be viewed below (courtesy of Tgod Television). PRONG's latest album, "Power of the Damager", sold 1,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD "maintains the razor-sharp signature ...

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