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PRONG's TOMMY VICTOR Rejoins DANZIG!

PRONG founder Tommy Victor has officially rejoined DANZIG. According to DANZIG's web site, "[Glenn] Danzig and Victor kept in touch after PRONG supported [DANZIG] on the US 'I Luciferi' tour and Tommy will once more be tearing up the stage starting with the 'Blackest of the Black' dates. European DANZIG fans who never got to ...

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PRETTY MAIDS To Release Live Album

Veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have finalized the details of their upcoming live album, titled "Alive At Last". The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Sin Decade 02. Destination Paradise 03. Tortured Spirit 04. Wouldn't Miss You 05. Nightmare In The Neighbourhood 06. Natural High 07. Virtual Brutality 08. Queen ...

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CRYSTAL BALL To Support KROKUS In Switzerland

Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL will support KROKUS on the Swiss leg of their "Rock the Block" 2003 Tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 29 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Mar. 30 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Apr. 12 - Metropol - Lausanne, SWI Apr. 13 - Bierhuebeli - Bern, SWI Apr. ...

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Former MASTER Drummer Resurfaces In The Revamped DIAMOND REXX!

Bill Schmidt, former drummer for the Illinois-based death metal pioneers MASTER, has resurfaced in the revamped lineup of DIAMOND REXX. DIAMOND REXX, whose roots go back to the cock-rock days of the mid-'80s and who once packed venues around the country, reformed in 2001 and issued a comeback album, "The Evil", last November through Phoenix, ...

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TOMMY LEE On Upcoming Autobiography: 'It Will Be A Mindblower!'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has promised that his upcoming autobiography, "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in the CRÜE's best-selling band autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". " 'The Dirt' was only a look into four guys' lives," Lee wrote in a posting on

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MUDVAYNE Singer Talks About Touring Plans, New Video

MUDVAYNE singer Chud (a.k.a. Chad Gray) recently spoke to MTV.com about how the band hooked up with LINKIN PARK, XZIBIT and BLINDSIDE for the upcoming Projekt Revolution tour, which launches April 8 in Rochester, New York. "We're friends with [LINKIN PARK]," Chud explained of the seemingly unusual pairing. "We were on Ozzfest together. They were ...

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JACK BLADES Signs Solo Deal With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Jack Blades, frontman, bassist, lead singer and songwriter for such million-selling rock bands as NIGHT RANGER and DAMN YANKEES, has secured a home for his highly anticipated solo debut with Frontiers Records, signing a deal for European and Asian territories. "I am so excited about having this opportunity to do my own record after 20 ...

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TNT Sign With MTM, Prepare To Release 'Best Of' CD

TNT have signed with MTM Music for the release of their much-anticipated EP, "Taste", and a new full-length album, due out later this year. "Taste" will feature five new tracks, a demo leftover from the "Tell No Tales" era and possibly a rare live track. Also slated to come out is a "Best Of" collection, ...

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PUSHED To Appear On ROCK 105.3

Southern California's PUSHED, the band featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, will be appearing on Rock 105.3's "The Jack and Norm Show" on Sunday, March 9 at 10:30 p.m. They will be "hanging out, having a beer and playing some songs" off their recently-released EP, "Iodine". PUSHED will also be ...

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TOMMY LEE To Launch Women's Underwear Line

According to the New York Post, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is getting into the clothing business. Lee, in New York to meet with publishers about his autobiography, "Ragz to Riches", is launching a line of women's underwear and lingerie with Immortal Entertainment CEO Happy Walters. The line, which will debut in stores next ...

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INVOCATOR: New Album Done

Reunited Danish thrashers INVOCATOR have finished mixing their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album, due before the summer through Italy's Scarlet Records. According to the band, "We've mixed 11 songs in 5 days, and the album is now ready to be mastered and edited. John and Asmus from SACRIFICIAL + Tommy from SLUGS did backing vocals on ...

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VICTORY Reform, Plan Comeback CD

Germany's VICTORY have reunited to record a new album. VICTORY 2003 consist of the original line-up featuring Charlie Huhn (vocals), Fritz Randow (drums), Herman Frank (guitars), Tommy Newton (guitars) and Peter Knorn (bass). The band will enter Tommy Newton's Area 51 studio in early summer to record their comeback album, due in late 2003 through ...

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KID ROCK Talks War With IRAQ, Peace With TOMMY LEE

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Kid Rock won't be joining the music industry's anti-war movement. "Why is everybody trying to stop the war? George Bush ain't been saying, 'You all, make s-y records.' Politicians and music don't mix. It's like whisky and wine. [Musicians] ought to ...

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TYKOON: KISS Cover Posted Online

TYKOON, the freshly-launched Stockholm band that features in its ranks guitarists Tommy Denander and Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), vocalist Geir Rönning (TOTO, PRISONER), bassist Andy Loos (GLORY) and drummer Peter Carr, have posted an MP3 clip of their version of KISS' "Easy As It Seems", at this location. "Easy As It Seems" was ...

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SPINESHANK Drummer Checks In

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker has posted the following update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming album, tentatively titled "Self Destructive Pattern" (formerly "Violent Mood Swings"): "It has been a while since I've posted, but things have been pretty quiet. We have been busy mixing and rehearsing...we want to hit the ...

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TNT Perform Special Showcase In Norway

TNT performed a special five-song showcase Saturday (Feb. 15) at a small club called Fru Lundgren in Trondheim, Norway as part of the Bylarm Festival. The group's complete list for the evening was as follows: 01. Far As The Eye Can See 02. Hey Love 03. Seven Seas 04. 10,000 Lovers 05. Everyone's A Star ...

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TRIBE OF JUDAH Keyboardist Joins POPULATION-1

Steve Ferlazzo, keyboardist for TRIBE OF JUDAH (the band fronted by former VAN HALEN/EXTREME frontman Gary Cherone), will be touring Japan later this month with POPULATION-1, the new group featuring ex-EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. The band, who recently issued their debut CD, also include in their ranks TOMMY LEE bassist Marty O'Brien. Confirmed tour dates ...

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TNT To Issue 'Best Of' Collection

TNT's forthcoming "Best Of" collection, titled "The Bug Bang", will contain 17 songs from the first five TNT albums, two new tracks, and one unreleased demo cut from the "Tell No Tales" sessions as a bonus track. The CD, which was mixed by veteran Danish producer Tommy Hansen (PRETTY MAIDS, HELLOWEEN), is due to receive ...

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TOMMY LEE: In Writing Mode

TOMMY LEE bassist Marty O'Brien has posted the following update via the message board of the unofficial LEE web site www.joysmayhem.com: "Both Tommy and I are just spending lots of time at home writing new songs... He's up at Tommyland in the big studio working on new stuff, and I'm over at uh… Martyland?… working ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Is Deadbeat Dad: Ex-Wife

The following article was published in the current edition of the National Enquirer: Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE front man Vince Neil is a deadbeat dad who owes more than $20,000 in unpaid child support! That's the charge of Neil's angry ex-wife Elizabeth. She says that the washed-up rocker — who now stars on the TV reality show ...

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