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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: New Album Details Revealed

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have completed work on their sophomore album, "Middle of Nowhere", due in late February 2005 through AFM Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Watching In Silence", "Middle of Nowhere" was produced by Stevens with Jim Morris and Dan Campbell and features the songwriting ...

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Producer BOB ROCK Comments On New MÖTLEY CRÜE Recordings

Veteran producer Bob Rock (METALLICA, MÖTLEY CRÜE, BON JOVI, THE CULT) has commented on the recent MÖTLEY CRÜE recording sessions that have yielded four new songs from the famed '80s hard rockers. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Rock said, "There's really a great energy with these guys. But there's also a darkness that comes ...

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POISON Singer Eyed For Film

On hand in the VIP section at POISON singer Bret Michaels' capacity show at Joe's Bar in Chicago on Saturday, November 6 were Rikki Lee Travolta and wife Sonia, who were there to consider Bret for a character in the upcoming film adaptation of the best-selling novel "My Fractured Life". After the show, the couple ...

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TOMMY LEE Moved To Tears By Autobiography's Success

According to the New York Daily News, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was getting all choked up the other day when he was told that his autobiography, "Tommyland", had just made The New York Times best-seller list — at No. 16. During a private book-signing at Simon & Schuster's midtown offices, Publisher Judith Curr ...

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THE CLAN DESTINED: Audio Sample Posted Online

THE CLAN DESTINED, the new project featuring vocalist Martin Walkyier (ex-SKYCLAD, SABBAT) and bassist Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL), have posted an audio sample of a new demo track, entitled "I Am Because We Are!", at their official web site. Download it at this location. As previously reported, this very limited-edition release, which will be made ...

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THE 69 EYES Enter Finnish Album Chart At No. 1

THE 69 EYES' new album, "Devils" (Virgin/EMI), entered the Finnish album chart at No. 1. View the whole chart here. The follow-up to 2002's "Paris Kills", "Devils" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, SENTENCED) and Johnny Lee Michaels and was preceded by a single containing the album's title cut. The album is ...

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TOMMY LEE Confirms Recording Session With NIKKI SIXX

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has spoken to MTV.com about the reports that a CRÜE reunion tour is currently being planned and is scheduled to kick off in early 2005. "I did get together with Nikki [Sixx, CRÜE bassist] and record a couple of tracks," Lee said. "But as far as all four of ...

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LIVING LOUD To Tour Europe In The Spring

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — are tentativey planning on embarking on ...

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TOMMY LEE Says His New Reality TV Show Is 'Bananas'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer recently spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about his tell-all autobiography "Tommyland" and his upcoming solo album, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Rolling Stone: I hear you're spending time in college now, in Nebraska. Is there anything you feel like you missed by not going when you were ...

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TOMMY LEE Says MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion Talk Is 'Just A Rumor'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee phoned into the "Jackie & Bender" radio show on KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Thursday (Oct. 28). During the 10-minute interview, Lee talked about attending The University of Nebraska-Lincoln for his reality show, working on his autobiography with Rolling Stone's Anthony Bozza, his seemingly unlikely friendship with BACKSTREET ...

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TITANIA: Audio Sample Posted Online

TITANIA (photo), the new band featuring former VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci and her sister Maxine, have posted an audio sample of the title cut from their forthcoming self-titled debut album at this location (Windows Media, 1.16 MB). The song includes a special guest appearance by former MR. BIG/DAVID LEE ROTH bassist ...

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TOMMY LEE Talks About Autobiography, Playing Drums Upside-Down

In an interview with CNN's Larry King which aired live Tuesday night (Oct. 26), former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee explained his reasons for writing a tell-all autobiography, "Tommyland". "You know why I wrote the book," Lee began. "There's a few different reasons. One, I just turned 42-years-old. I figured this is somewhere around the ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: Upcoming Solo Album To Feature DROPBOX Singer?

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has reportedly approached DROPBOX frontman John Kosco about appearing on his upcoming solo album. Contact between Cantrell and Kosco was apparently made via Dave Jerden, the producer of the DROPBOX album who more famously recorded JANE'S ADDICTION and ALICE IN CHAINS. DROPBOX, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna's first signing ...

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PARADISE LOST: Survival Of The Fittest

PARADISE LOST's official web site has posted the questions and answers from vocalist Nick Holmes recent Q&A session with the group's fans. Several excerpts from the session follow: Q: Will we have in the forthcoming more electronic elements than in "Symbol of Life" (2002)? Nick Holmes: "No, quite a lot less...the new album is more ...

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