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AXL ROSE: More Details About Unofficial Book Revealed

Sorelle Saidman, author of the upcoming unofficial book about GUNS N' ROSES' reclusive frontman Axl Rose, entitled "Axl: The Life and Times of Axl Rose and Guns N' Roses", has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to clear up some of the previously published erroneous details regarding the project. Sorelle's letter reads as follows: "Hi guys, just correcting some ...

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To Burn Again - NO INNOCENT VICTIM

After 10 years as leaders of the Christian hardcore movement, Corona, California's NO INNOCENT VICTIM called it quits. Never say never. Now reformed as a quintet with the addition of former XDISCIPLE ADX members Dave Quiggle (guitar) and Neil Hartman (bass), the band pulls no punches its fifth album, "To Burn Again". Long-respected by hardcore ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Pays Tribute To RANDY RHOADS On ICARUS WITCH CD

George Lynch, the LYNCH MOB/ex-DOKKEN axemaster best known for his fiery, melodic guitar leads and stylish post-Van Halen proto-metal rhythms on such classics as "Paris Is Burning", "Breaking The Chains", "Into The Fire", and "Dream Warriors", is making a rare special guest appearance on the new album by young traditional metal revivalists ICARUS WITCH. When ...

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AKERCOCKE To Tour Europe With MORTICIAN, BLOOD RED THRONE

After crushing the U.K. in October with a brace of shows and the unleashing of the beast that is new album "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone", British Satanic metallers AKERCOCKE have announced they will be teaming up with MORTICIAN and BLOOD RED THRONE to lay waste to the continent that will formerly ...

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FIVE.BOLT.MAIN Announce New Lineup For Tour

FIVE.BOLT.MAIN, the new band featuring former FLAW singer Chris Volz, has announced a new lineup effective immediately. Joining the group for their upcoming tour dates are three members from the popular New York City-based hard rock band ALSTON: Kobie Jackson (guitar), Alex Cando (bass), and Ron Paige (guitar). Founding FIVE.BOLT.MAIN members Volz and Ivan Arnold ...

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SHADOWS FALL Drummer Comments On STIGMATA Reunion Show

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner has confirmed reports that he will be taking part in a one-off reunion of his former band, legendary Troy, New York hardcore act STIGMATA, on Friday, November 25 at Saratoga Winners in Latham, NY. The rest of STIGMATA's lineup will be the same as it was five years ago prior ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist Pens Tribute To JOHN BONHAM

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones has penned the following tribute to late ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the the drum legend's death: "So it's been 25 years. It still seems only yesterday that I was standing on stage next to him locking into another earth-moving groove. He ...

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SHADOWS FALL Drummer To Take Part In STIGMATA Reunion Gig

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner will take part in a one-off reunion of his former band, legendary Troy, New York hardcore act STIGMATA, on Friday, November 25 at Saratoga Winners in Latham, NY. The rest of STIGMATA's lineup will be the same as it was five years ago prior to the band's split: Bob Riley ...

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GOD FORBID's 'Treason' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 119

New Jersey metal outfit GOD FORBID have sold 8,300 copies of their latest album, "IV: Constitution of Treason", in the United States in its first week of release (according to Nielsen SoundScan) to debut at position No. 119 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. Produced by Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM) and Eric Rachel (ATREYU, THE ...

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AKERCOCKE: New Songs Posted Online

Two brand-new AKERCOCKE tracks, "Verdelet" and "The Penance", have been posted online at www.myspace.com/akercocke. The songs come off the U.K. black/death metallers' fourth album, "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone", tentatively due in early 2006 via Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Choronzon", "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone" ...

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MEGADETH Bassist JAMES MACDONOUGH's GIGANTOUR Recap

MEGADETH bassist James MacDonough has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "I would like to thank all the members and crew from DREAM THEATER, ANTHRAX, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SYMPHONY X, DRY KILL LOGIC and BOBAFLEX. You guys made [Gigantour] work ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE Clear Up Second-Guitarist Search Confusion

Century Media/Crash Music recording artists DIVINE EMPIRE have issued the following update on their guitarist search: "We want to clear up the obvious confusion about our slot for a new guitar player. DIVINE EMPIRE is searching for a NEW SECOND guitar player. Not a new vocalist or bassist or violinist. Guitar player... "We were originally ...

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MY RUIN SIGN Sign European Deal With UNDERGROOVE

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., have inked a European deal with Undergroove. The group's new album, "The Brutal Language", will be available throughout Europe on November 7 under license from the band's very own Rovena Recordings. Produced by axeman Mick Murphy (who played all the instruments on ...

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MISERY INDEX Split With NUCLEAR BLAST, Begin Work On New Material

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS) and Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Thanks to all those we met in Germany and Belgium last week at the fests, it was a great time and cheers for the support.... "First, ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE Seek Second Guitarist

Century Media/Crash Music recording artists DIVINE EMPIRE are searching for a second lead guitarist with possible vocal capabilities. Additional requirements are as follows: "Own equipment and transportation is a must. Preferably someone from the Florida area (the EMPIRE resides in South Florida on the East Coast between Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach). If not, ...

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MY RUIN To Guest On INDIE 103.1 FM

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., will be doing a special in-person interview at 10:15 p.m. PST on Indie 103.1 FM KDLD/KDLE on Wednesday, September 21 on the "Chaos Rock" show. If you dont live in Los Angeles, you can listen online at www.indie1031.fm. MY RUIN ...

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BLAZE Confirm New Lineup, Negotiate New Record Deal

BLAZE manager Neil Marklew has confirmed the group's new lineup and recording plans via a posting on the band's official web site. His message reads as follows: "It gives me great pleasure to make the following announcement as I believe it has been long overdue. As you may be aware, we have not had a ...

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MY RUIN: More 'Double Shot Of Rock' Tour Dates Announced

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., are preparing to head out on the road in support of their upcoming Rovena Recordings release, "The Brutal Language" (September 27). Rovena Recordings is the band's own label, which is marketed and distributed by 33rd Street Records/Bayside Entertainment Distribution. After a successful ...

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