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ROADRUNNER Announces Download And Grammy Achievements

Roadrunner Records has announced a major achievement in independent label digital sales — surpassing the million-download mark for a single artist on a single track. In addition to this achievement in digital media, the label garnered its first Grammy award on the heels of its celebrated 25th anniversary year. In the history of digital downloads, ...

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TOMMY LEE Selects 'Hello Again' As Next Solo Single

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has selected the song "Hello Again" as the next single from his "Tommyland: The Ride" solo album. A video for the track, which features a guest appearance by Andrew McMahon of SOMETHING CORPORATE, will be shot in the near future. Tommy's first solo album since 2002's "Never A Dull Moment", ...

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CHEVELLE At Work On New Album, Confirm New Bassist

Launch Radio Networks reports: CHEVELLE has posted a message at its official web site, ChevelleInc.com, saying that the band is currently writing and recording material for its fourth album. No other details on the project were made available. A spokesperson has told Launch that frontman Pete Loeffler and drummer Sam Loeffler have chosen their brother-in-law, ...

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DANKO JONES Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Canada's powerhouse rock trio and Razor & Tie recording artists DANKO JONES have parted ways with drummer Damon Richardson. "The separation is an amicable one and Damon cites fatigue as his reason for parting," the band write in a statement. "Five years banging skins for DANKO JONES takes its toll and Damon was too road-weary ...

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DANKO JONES To Support NICKELBACK In Canada

Canada's powerhouse rock trio and Razor & Tie recording artists DANKO JONES have been tapped to support NICKELBACK on their upcoming Canadian tour. The tour kicks off at the CN Centre in Prince George, British Columbia on January 17. The hard-working, charismatic Canadian band has been on tour criss-crossing the United States, Europe and Canada ...

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Avarice and Absolution - REVERY

Read no further unless you're a fan of radio rock. Virginia's REVERY may have a name that looks like something a gum-cracking stripper would name her illegitimate daughter, but they've stepped onto the national stage with a debut that's frighteningly good at what it does. What it does is ear-friendly truck rock that follows closely ...

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Heavy Metal Musicians Remember DIMEBAG DARRELL

MTV News spoke with members of some 30 hard rock and metal bands about their memories of late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. They told MTV how much he'd meant to them, they shared fond memories and spoke of the impact he made on their lives and their music. A few excerpts from ...

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BUCKCHERRY: 'Crazy Bitch' Video Posted Online

Reunited Los Angeles hard rockers BUCKCHERRY have uploaded their video for the track "Crazy Bitch" at this location. Directed by Ulf Buddensieck (NICKELBACK, BUSH, CHEVELLE, SWITCHFOOT), the video was shot at the Key Club and cast primarily through an open call on MySpace, resulting in a "wild, sexy video that harkens back to ...

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SEPULTURA's 'Roots', SOULFLY's Debut Certified Gold

Roadrunner Records has announced another round of RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) sales certifications, capping Roadrunner's 25th year of operations. Announced this week were platinum certifications (signifying a million copies shipped) for NICKELBACK's "All The Right Reasons" as well as gold certifications (signifying 500,000 copies shipped) for SOULFLY's self-titled CD and SEPULTURA's "Roots". Earlier ...

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TOMMY LEE's Record Heist

According to ContactMusic.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has had the entire U.K. supply of his new album stolen from a storage warehouse in Germany. Thousands of copies of "Tommyland: The Ride" were snatched in the heist, when thieves in a lorry claimed to be the official transit vehicle for the CDs. The missing records ...

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Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

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DINO CAZARES Discusses New Project, Says He Is Open To Playing With BURTON C. BELL

Sweden's Close-Up magazine recently spoke to the four ROADRUNNER UNITED team captains Dino Cazares (ASESINO, ex-FEAR FACTORY, BRUJERIA), Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT), Robert Flynn (MACHINE HEAD) and Matthew Heafy (TRIVIUM). In addition, Roadrunner Records Senior Director of A&R Monte Conner gives his input on the gigantic project. Following are some excerpts from the article. Cazarez on ...

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SOUNDSCAN REPORT: DEFTONES, SOULFLY, EXODUS, NICKELBACK

DEFTONES' "B-Sides & Rarities", a collection of import-only B-sides, intriguing covers, unreleased mixes, and other choice rarities, sold nearly 27,000 copies in its first week of release (according to Nielsen SoundScan) to debut at position No. 42 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. SOULFLY's latest CD, "Dark Ages", shifted a little more than 8,000 ...

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NICKELBACK's DIMEBAG Tribute Track Posted Online

NICKELBACK's track "Side of a Bullet", which features a previously unheard guitar solo from late PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, has been posted online at VH1.com. "Side of a Bullet", which was written by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger as a tribute to his fallen friend, comes off NICKELBACK's upcoming album, "All ...

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TOMMY LEE Has The Respect Of His Musical Peers

Launch Radio Networks reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee releases his third solo project, "Tommyland: The Ride", today (Tuesday, August 9). Lee told Launch that he's happier with "Tommyland" than with either of its predecessors. "It's the best work I've ever done to date," he said. "I can tell. You've always got your friends. They ...

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TOMMY LEE Says New Solo Album Is 'Filler Free'

Launch Radio Networks reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee releases "Tommyland: The Ride" tomorrow, his first solo album since 2002's "Never A Dull Moment". Lee told Launch that he worked hard this time to make sure "Tommyland" was a solid album from front to back. "There's no fillers and there's 10, I think, absolutely amazing ...

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NICKELBACK: New Album To Include DIMEBAG Tribute Track

NICKELBACK's new album, "All the Right Reasons", features a tribute to slain PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrrell Abbott in the shape of the track "Side of a Bullet". "All the Right Reasons" is scheduled for release on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. NICKELBACK had previously collaborated with Abbott on a cover of ELTON JOHN's classic song ...

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TOMMY LEE Signs European Solo Deal With SPV/STEAMHAMMER

Steamhammer/SPV has announced the exclusive signing of MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee for the European territories. The release of his third solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride", will be linked to Lee's current reality TV show, "Tommy Lee Goes to College". Tommy will present several tracks from his album on the show, due to kick off ...

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TOMMY LEE: Signing Sessions Announced

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has lined up the following signing sessions in support of his upcoming solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride": August 8 Vintage Vinyl 6610 Delmar Boulevard St-Louis, Missouri August 12 Best Buy 622 Broadway New York City, New York (it's in the So-Ho District). August 25 (at 9:00 p.m.) Mall of America ...

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TOMMY LEE To Film 'Good Times' Video Next Week

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has issued the following update via his official newsletter: "Finally returned from a very successful European tour with MÖTLEY!!! So nice to finally be home sweet home!!...Ahhhhhh my own bed...been touring since February!!! I have a bit of a break before MÖTLEY starts up on our summer tour!! "I'll be ...

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