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MONSTROSITY's 'Rise To Power' To Receive European Release

Metal Blade Records Europe has signed a licensing deal with Conquest Music Inc. for the European release of the fourth MONSTROSITY album, "Rise To Power". "MONSTROSITY stands for classical American death metal," a spokesperson for Metal Blade said in a statement. "They are a band that always delivered quality and never disappointed their fans. We ...

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Report: PINK Spends Big Bucks To Fly In TOMMY LEE

The Mirror reports singer Pink spent $35,000 to fly in boyfriend Tommy Lee (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) from Los Angeles to New York on a private jet. They write, " First stop was the less-than-seductive 'Saturday Night Live' studios where newly-tamed Tommy waited in the wings as the 'Trouble' singer was being interviewed. A few hours later ...

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TOMMY LEE And PINK's Toilet Thrill

The New York Post is reporting that couple du jour Tommy Lee (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) and singer Pink livened up Lotus last week when they were caught engaging in some kinky coupling in the men's room. Promoter Ronnie Madras, who hosts Lotus' Friday night party, tells the Post he walked in on Lee simulating sex with ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Talks Band Status

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee told E! Entertainment during a short interview Thursday morning (Dec. 4) that the band are no longer bothered by the sudden departure of founding guitarist Ben Moody. "EVANESCENCE is healthier than it's ever been. We're all very happy actually — including Ben. We're doing something that's just growing. The band is ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer Reforms REVEREND

Former METAL CHURCH frontman David Wayne has reformed REVEREND with guitarists Davey Lee and Nacho Vara (both of BYFIST), drummer Todd Stotz and bassist Jay Wegener. The group's upcoming dates are as follows: Dec. 11 - San Antonio, TX @ TBA Dec. 12 - San Antonio, TX @ Randy's Ballroom (w/ BYFIST) Dec. 14 - ...

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TOMMY LEE To Play Drums For SKRAPE At Hollywood Gig

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will sit in behind the kit at SKRAPE's show December 18 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California, according to MTV.com. The event will be a returned favor of sorts, since SKRAPE drummer Will Hunt was the touring drummer in Lee's band earlier this year. SKRAPE's sophomore ...

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Former EVANESCENCE Guitarist Collaborating With AVRIL LAVIGNE?

Former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody is working with Avril Lavigne "on a track or two" for Avril's upcoming album, according to a posting on the Avril fan site Avrilbandaids.com. Unconfirmed reports suggest Moody may also join Avril's touring band. Last month, EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee dashed any hopes of Moody rejoining the band — insisting ...

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VAN HALEN: HAGAR Reunion Update

The Van Halen Mailing List (www.van-halen.org) has issued the following update regarding the recent rumors of a possible VAN HALEN reunion with former singer Sammy Hagar: "As with all VAN HALEN rumors, this needs to be taken with a grain of salt, but the following has been confirmed by a fairly reliable source ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist, CATHEDRAL Frontman To Form Grindcore Band

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has confirmed plans to form a "grindcore" project with CATHEDRAL frontman (and ex-NAPALM DEATH member) Lee Dorrian. "Me and Lee have been talking about doing something for ages but I think hopefully next year we will get something together," Embury said, "Hopefully Roy Mayorga, who was playing drums in SOULFLY, ...

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SEETHER Singer On EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE: 'We Are Together'

SEETHER singer and guitarist Shaun Morgan recently strolled down the red carpet at the American Music Awards with his girlfriend, EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee, in full view of the media. Morgan told Launch why they took that stroll. "It was intended to lay some rumors to rest that involved Amy and I, 'cause we've been ...

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TOMMY LEE, PINK Spotted In Hollywood

The Sun reports that former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and singer Pink have been meeting secretly since they "snogged each other's faces off" at a party in New York two weeks ago. The pair were photographed leaving a Hollywood's posh Sushi diner on Wednesday (Nov 26). "Sushi is a very intimate restaurant," ...

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Former OZZY OSBOURNE Bassist Records New Music With GARY MOORE

Former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley recently spent time in England laying down "lots of new tracks" for the new GARY MOORE recording. Joining Bob and Gary during the sessions was drummer Darrin Mooney from the band PRIMAL SCREAM. No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, Daisley's as-yet-unnamed new "supergroup" — ...

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DOWNSET Ink New Deal, Prepare To Release Album

DOWNSET have signed a worldwide deal with the Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. The group's new album, "Universal", was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager and features the band lineup of Ares, Rey Orepeza (vocals), Chris Lee (drums) and Rico Villasenor (bass). The complete track listing for "Universal" is as follows: 01. Universal 02. The ...

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PROBOT: Photo Session Posted Online

Several pictures from a brand-new PROBOT photo session, featuring the project's mastermind Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, ex-NIRVANA) alongside special guests Lemmy (MOTÖRHEAD) and Wino (ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN, PLACE OF SKULLS), have been posted online at this location (Wire Image). As previously reported, PROBOT's much-anticipated self-titled debut album will be released ...

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Have Your Photo Taken With TOMMY LEE — For 'Only' $500!

The following message has been posted on the official MÖTLEY CRÜE web site: "On December 6th Mason Art of Music will be hosting an event with Tommy Lee. This is a once-in-a-life time opportunity to meet Tommy Lee in person. You will be getting a first-hand autograph from Tommy as a professional photographer takes your ...

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Label: PROBOT Debut To Surface In February, Not May

Contrary to a report (since corrected) posted on the MTV.com web site, PROBOT's much-anticipated debut album will surface on its originally announced release date of February 10, 2004 and not in May of next year, a spokesperson for Southern Lord Records has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. A two-track 7" single, limited to 6,666 copies, will ...

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PROBOT: Photos From 'Shake Your Blood' Video Shoot Posted Online

PROBOT, the much-anticipated metal side project of FOO FIGHTERS frontman/former NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl, will release their self-titled debut album on February 10, 2004 through Southern Lord Recordings. A two-track 7" single, limited to 6,666 copies, will precede the album release and will contain the cuts "Centuries Of Sin" (featuring Cronos of VENOM) and "Emerald ...

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NIKKI SIXX: MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion Tour 'Likely' In 2004

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has told Launch Radio Networks that the band will most likely embark on a reunion tour next year. Sixx said that the bandmembers — including frontman Vince Neil, guitarist Mick Mars, and drummer Tommy Lee — have had their personal issues in the past, but that they seem to be ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER's 'Under Construction' CD On Sale

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, THE SCORPIONS) has teamed up with vocalist/guitarist Amy Schugar in a new project, dubbed simply SCHUGAR/SCHENKER. The group recently completed work on an eight-song demo, entitled "Under Construction", which they are currently making available to the public in addition to using it to procure a record deal. The complete ...

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TOMMY And PAM Check Out Sons' Soccer Match

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and ex-wife Pamela Anderson continued their reconciliation — before he was making out with Pink and she attended the AMAs with Kid Rock — at their sons' soccer-match in Malibu, California. Pam and Tommy arrived at the same time and sat closely together during the game — with Pam's ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer To Publish Autobiography

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has begun work on his autobiography, tentatively due next summer. The book, which is being co-written with biographer Jake Brown, will offer a candid account of Corabi's life story, including his stints in THE SCREAM, MÖTLEY CRÜE, UNION, RATT, and the BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, and will include interviews with ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer: We Are Better Off Without BEN MOODY

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has revealed to MTV.com that guitarist Ben Moody's departure from the group appears to be permanent. "I actually haven't had any contact with him at all," she said of Moody, who walked out on the band October 24 in Berlin without an explanation. "But I hear he's way happier, and I ...

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Label: EVANESCENCE Rumors Unfounded

A label spokesperson for EVANESCENCE has told Launch that a report on Teenmusic.com about the relationship between singer Amy Lee and departed guitarist Ben Moody is "unfounded." The report includes speculation that the two shared an on-and-off romantic relationship up until recently. The label spokesperson said, "Across the board, personal relationships of artists ...

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