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EXODUS Drummer Pulls Out Of ANGEL WITCH Reunion

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has pulled out of the planned ANGEL WITCH reunion project in order to focus all his time on upcoming touring and recording commitments with his main band. In his place, ANGEL WITCH mainman Kevin Heybourne, bassist Jon Torres (WARNING SF, ULYSSES SIREN, LAAZ ROCKIT) and Lee Altus (HEATHEN, DIE KRUPPS) have ...

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ROCKDETECTOR Database: Metal Divas Wanted!

Rockdetector, the world's biggest rock and metal devoted database, is now working on the 10th in its "A-Z" series of reference books — "A-Z of Rock & Metal Divas". This book, which includes a compilation CD, covers the entire spectrum of female contributions to all forms of rock right through from LEE AARON to AMBER ...

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MONSTROSITY: Former Vocalist Returns

MONSTROSITY have announced the return of former vocalist Jason Avery to the group's lineup. Current vocalist, Sam Molina, will not leave the band but will instead take over the second guitarist duties. The revamped lineup, which is rounded out by Tony Norman on guitars, Mike Poggione on bass, and Lee Harrison on drums, will make ...

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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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THIN LIZZY Confirm Touring Lineup

THIN LIZZY mainstays John Sykes (guitar/vocals) and Scott Gorham (guitar) have recruited drummer Michael Lee and bassist Guy Pratt to join them on their upcoming tour, which is scheduled to kick off this spring. Lee has played drums with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant as well as THE CULT and LITTLE ANGELS, while Pratt is ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Demo Tracks Available For Download

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have posted two songs from their recently-completed demo at this location. "Under Existence" and "Denouncication" were recorded at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida during January and are a taste of what's to come ...

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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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DAVID LEE ROTH: Solo Dates Announced

Former VAN HALEN singer DAVID LEE ROTH has announced the following solo dates during the coming months: Mar. 08 - Universal Studios - Orlando, FL May 29 - Turning Stone Casino - Verona, NY Jun. 01 - Westbury Music Fair - Westbury, NY ...

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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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UNHOLY GHOST Complete Demo, Launch Web Site

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have completed a three-song demo at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida. The tracks featured on the demo are as follows: 01. Soul Disment 02. Under Existence 03. Denounciation UNHOLY GHOST, whose lineup is completed by ...

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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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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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LIZZY BORDEN Bassist Teams Up With SILVER MOUNTAIN Guitarist In LEGACY

LEGACY, the Hollywood, California-based quartet featuring bassist Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN), guitarist Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN), vocalist Chris Roseberry and drummer Stephan Emig, have just issued their self-titled debut via Chavis Records. Previously available in Japan, the 11-song CD was recorded at Master Groove Studios with the help of studio owner Dave Morse (AEROSMITH, GUNS ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist, Wife To Appear On 'Hollywood Squares'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and wife Donna D'Errico will appear on the show "Hollywood Squares" on CBS on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8:30 p.m. Other guests include John Ritter, Amy Yasbeck, Casey Kasem, Jean Kasem, John Tesh, Connie Selleca and Martin Mull, with Dame Edna in the center square. For more information, click

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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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TURBONEGRO To Issue 'Scandinavian Leather' In April

Norway's TURBONEGRO — recently reformed after a four-year break — have set "Scandinavian Leather" as the title for their upcoming CD, due on April 28 through Sweden's Burning Heart Records. The cover art for the new album is going to be designed by Klaus Voormann, an artist and musician from Hamburg who received a Grammy ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Frontman To Write Score For ICE CUBE's New Movie

MONSTER MAGNET frontman Dave Wyndorf has been hired to write the score for Ice Cube's next movie, "Torque". Wyndorf is currently working on the music with producer Scott Humphrey (ROB ZOMBIE, SPINESHANK, ANDREW W.K.) and former MÖTLEY CRÜE skin-basher Tommy Lee, who will play drums on some of the material. "[Tommy Lee is] a friend ...

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TOMMY LEE Is Drinkin' Heavy, Tippin' Light

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Randy rocker Tommy Lee was well-lubricated for a recent recording session. Lee and his bandmates showed up to Rande Gerber's The Whiskey in the W Times Square the other night and proceeded to drink dirty gin martinis. Then, they tottered out ...

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PENTHOUSE: TOMMY LEE Owes Us An Apology

Former Penthouse model and current "E! Wild On" correspondent Alexus Winston has issued an official statement slamming Tommy Lee for his highly outrageous behavior at the Penthouse/Tommy Lee event at New York City's B.B. King's Blues Club on Saturday evening (Jan. 18). During Lee's live performance at the venue, the former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer invited ...

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VAN HALEN Bassist Jams With TRIBE OF JUDAH, METAL SHOP

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony dropped in at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, California Monday night [Jan. 20] to check out ex-VAN HALEN singer Gary Cherone's new band, TRIBE OF JUDAH. At the end of their set, "Michael jumped up on stage, hijacked TRIBE OF JUDAH bassist] Pat Badger's bass and the boys tore ...

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