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BILLY SHEEHAN: 'The Lift' Video Posted Online

Bassist Billy Sheehan's (DAVID LEE ROTH, MR. BIG) video for the track "The Lift" has been posted online at this location. "The Lift" comes off Sheehan's second solo album, "Cosmic Troubadour", available now on Favored Nations. Produced by Pat Regan, "Cosmic Troubadour" again sees Sheehan handling multi-instrumental duties and writing all of the ...

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SEVENDUST To Debut Two New Songs On Upcoming Tour

According to a message from SEVENDUST guitarist Sonny Mayo in the group's latest newsletter, SEVENDUST will be debuting two brand new songs during their upcoming U.S. tour. Said Mayo, "There are a lot of things in the works for SEVENDUST and it would be premature to start talking about them right now." SEVENDUST's tour with ...

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DARK NEW DAY To Open For CHEVELLE In April

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have been tapped to open for CHEVELLE beginning in early April. As previously ...

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TOMMY LEE Schedules DJ Performance In Seattle

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has scheduled a DJ performance with DJ Aero on March 31 at Club Medusa in Seattle, Washington. As previously reported, Lee will be a featured guest on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" airing on CBS Tuesday night/Wednesday morning (March 22/23) beginning at 12:35 a.m. ...

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JAKE E. LEE's 'Retraced' To Receive European Release In Late April

Mascot Records has set an April 25 European release date for former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee's "covers" album, entitled "Retraced" (the CD will be released in the U.S. via Shrapnel Records). The album, which is being engineered by Michael Lardie (formerly of GREAT WHITE), will feature the following lineup of musicians: Jake E. ...

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TOMMY LEE'S Cocaine-Fueled Knife-Throwing Session

ContactMusic.com is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee enjoyed throwing knives at walls while he was high on cocaine, according to his ex-girlfriend Tawny Kitaen. Kitaen (ex-wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale), who dated Lee in 1985, admits their nights out together often involved drugs, but she can vividly recall the evening when knives ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: MCFARLANE TOYS To Release Individual Figures

According to a posting at McFarlane.com, the MÖTLEY CRÜE deluxe boxed set McFarlane Toys released in November of 2004 was extremely popular with toy and CRÜE fans alike. So popular, in fact, it became hard to find pretty quickly. Now McFarlane Toys has decided to release each of the band members — Vince Neil, Nikki ...

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BLASTMASTERS To Guest On 'Metal Madness' TV Show

BLASTMASTERS, the Florida-based death metal band led by former DIABOLIC/UNHOLY GHOST drummer Lee "Aantar" Coates, will be appearing on the "Metal Madness" TV show in Los Angeles, California on April 15. Robert Cardenes (INFAMY, COFFIN TEXTS) will be hosting the show, which airs on Channel 6 every Friday between 7 and 8 p.m. In other ...

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TOMMY LEE Says New MÖTLEY CRÜE Live Show Is 'Absolutely Insane'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee spoke to The Arizona Republic about the group's "Red, White, and Crüe 2005...Better Live Than Dead" tour, which hits Dallas, Texas' Nokia Live tonight (March 17). "We've always joked about bringing the circus to town," said Lee. "This tour, we're actually bringing the entire (expletive) circus. It's absolutely insane. "There's ...

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DARK NEW DAY: First Single 'Brother' To Go For Radio Adds Mid-April

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have selected "Brother" as the first single off their debut album, "Twelve Year ...

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JOHN SYKES Explains THIN LIZZY's European Tour Postponement

Legendary guitarist John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) has issued an explanation for the abbreviated THIN LIZZY European tour which ended more than a month earlier than originally announced. "Just to set the record straight, the European leg of the THIN LIZZY tour was put back due to a severe ear infection," Sykes writes ...

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SUM 41 Looking Forward To Partying Hard With MÖTLEY CRÜE

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that Canadian rockers SUM 41 remain stunned by the prospect of hitting the road with their heroes MÖTLEY CRÜE, because they used to dream about partying hard with the hellraising band. Drummer Steve Jocz and frontman Deryck Whibley were so obsessed with CRÜE's wild autobiography "The Dirt", they used ...

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MANOWAR Sign With SPV RECORDS

Magic Circle Music has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution deal for MANOWAR with SPV. Magic Circle Music spokesman and MANOWAR management team member Hinrich Stuerken commented, "With their professional attitude and international structure, SPV won out over all the other major and independent record companies in negotiations that lasted more than a year." MANOWAR bassist ...

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TOMMY LEE To Release New Album Through His Own Label Imprint

Hits Daily Double reports: Word has it that MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is putting the finishing touches on a new album on his own imprint intended to be a companion piece to his upcoming NBC reality series, "Tommy Lee Goes To College", coming this summer. The album is said to feature guests including NICKLEBACK's ...

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