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P.O.D. Guitarist To Release Solo Album

P.O.D. guitarist Jason Truby, who replaced founding member Marcos Curiel in February 2003, is planning to release a 24-track solo acoustic album before the end of the year. "String Theory" will be available on P.O.D.'s web site beginning in September. Truby reportedly played a remarkable nineteen guitars (including McGill, Ryan, Charis, Breedlove, Lowden, Langejans, Pimentel, ...

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9MM SOLUTION Sign With STATUE RECORDS

9MM SOLUTION, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based band featuring ex-MORTA SKULD members Dave Gregor, Jason Hellman, Ed Wallner, along with singer Hobbes Caltous, have inked a worldwide licensing, manufacturing, retail distribution and commercial radio promo deal with Los Angeles/Hollywood-based Statue Records. Statue Records will be releasing 9MM SOLUTION's most recent CD, "The Trial", and providing retail store ...

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OVERKILL Singer To Guest On DAN LORENZO Solo Album

OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and SINGLE BULLET THEORY guitarist/vocalist Matt Difabio have recorded special guest appearances on the second solo album from former HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo. Blitz and Difabio appear on the tracks "Too Fast For Hate" and "Naked". The album, which was completed at Crystal Studios, will include "one recording I made ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Singer Talks About Upcoming Tour And DVD

PITCHSHIFTER frontman J.S. Clayden recently spoke to BandsXposure.com about the group's upcoming DVD/tour and their future plans. The brief question-and-answer session follows: BandsXposure.com: What songs we might expect to hear on the forthcoming DVD? J.S. Clayden: "The DVD features 13 live tracks from PITCHSHIFTER featuring all the 'classics' like 'Genius', 'Microwaved' & 'Please ...

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DROWNING POOL To Open For KISS In Memphis And New Orleans

DROWNING POOL will be opening for KISS on their "Rock the Nation" world tour on Friday, August 6 at The Pyramid Arena in Memphis, TN and Saturday, August 7 at New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, LA. DROWNING POOL singer Jason "Gong" Jones recently told The Hartford Courant that he is slowly finding a place ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'Eat Pussy Until Your Jaw Breaks'

Jason Bracelin of The Pitch reviewed the Ozzfest 2004 traveling festival when it hit Columbus, Ohio two weeks ago. An excerpt from his review follows: "If you're standing there like a pussy, you are a fuckin' pussy," SUPERJOINT RITUAL's Philip Anselmo barked at the crowd of about 15,000 as the rest of the band members ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC, THE MORE IS SEE To Play London Showcase

Recent SPV Records signees DRY KILL LOGIC and THE MORE I SEE will be playing a showcase, open to the public, at The Underworld in London on August 19. Doors are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are 6.50£ in advance and 8.00£ at the door. DRY KILL LOGIC will be presenting material from their upcoming album ...

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SYMPHONY X's RULLO Announces Another Drum Clinic

Drummer Jason Rullo of prog-metallers SYMPHONY X has announced more details about his upcoming drum clinic schedule. In addition to his clinic on August 21 at the Music Academy in Toms River, NJ, he will also be conducting a free drum clinic on September 18 at the same location. The August 21 appearance is being ...

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NONPOINT To Film New Video In Los Angeles

NONPOINT will be filming the video for their new single, "The Truth", in Los Angeles next week. The video will be directed by Matt Bass who previously worked with the group on the "Endure" clip. NONPOINT will also be doing a four-song acoustic in-store performance at FYE #180 (29 West Town Mall) in Madison, WI ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Refuse To Be Featured On LIVE AID DVD

Gigwise.com is reporting that legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN have refused their permission to allow their performance at fundraiser Live Aid to feature on a forthcoming DVD that hopes to raise even more money for the charity. The original footage features ZEPPELIN performing in Philadelphia with Phil Collins standing in for the late John ...

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SYMPHONY X: Solo Projects Revealed

Prog-metallers SYMPHONY X are currently splitting time between writing material for the new CD and some solo project work. Keyboardist Mike Pinnella's solo album is just about complete, and singer Russell Allen's solo CD is currently being recorded. In other news, SYMPHONY X's Jason Rullo will conduct a drum clinic on August 21 at the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist TOMMY STINSON: More Tour Details Revealed

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson will be embarking on a solo tour in August/September. Stinson will be touring in support of his solo debut, "Village Gorilla Head", which was released this week through Sanctuary Records. The founding REPLACEMENTS member told Billboard.com last summer that he recorded the material for the set in a Los ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist To Embark On Solo Tour

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson will be embarking on a solo tour in August/September. Stinson will be touring in support of his solo debut, "Village Gorilla Head", due on July 27 through Sanctuary Records. The founding REPLACEMENTS member told Billboard.com last summer that he recorded the material for the set in a Los Angeles ...

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THE ALTER BOYS: MUSHROOMHEAD Side-Project To Release Debut In Early 2005

THE ALTER BOYS, the project featuring members of MUSHROOMHEAD, DOG FASHION DISCO, UNIFIED CULTURE and the ORIGINAL PRANKSTA, will return to Ohio's Mars Recording Studio in early August to complete their long-awaited debut release, tentatively due in early 2005 through Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann. No further information is ...

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ADRIFT To Record Full-Length Debut In August

ADRIFT, the new Florida-based hard rock band featuring former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, are currently in pre-production with producer John Hughes III (CHUMLEY'S TOY, GEORGE CLINTON, DAVID SANBORNE), working on material for their as-yet untitled full-length debut, to be recorded at ARS Studios in Orlando between August 25 and September 4. Songtitles set to ...

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5 BILLION DEAD Launch Debut EP

5 BILLION DEAD, the new American metal band featuring EQUINOX singer/bassist Matt Wagner and DNS singer/artist Strain, have just released their debut EP. The CD was produced and mixed by Jason Suecof at Audiohammer studios (TRIVIUM, ADRIFT, MONSTROSITY, CAPHARNAUM) in Sanford, FL and was mastered by Jim Morris at Morrisound. MP3 clips of the tracks ...

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LARS ULRICH: 'I've Always Felt Like Hugging DAVE MUSTAINE'

METALLICA's Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield recently conducted separate interviews with CHUD.com about the making of their $4.3-million documentary "Some Kind of Monster". Several excerpts from the interviews follow: On the sequence when former METALLICA guitarist Dave Mustaine joins Ulrich for a one-on-one therapy session: Lars Ulrich: "That interaction was emotional on many different levels. ...

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NONPOINT: 'Recoil' Player Available Online

A NONPOINT player, featuring audio previews of three tracks from the group's upcoming album, "Recoil", including their take on PHIL COLLINS classic "In The Air Tonight", can be accessed at this location. NONPOINT's long-awaited third album, "Recoil", is scheduled for release on August 3 through Lava/Atlantic Records. The CD was recorded at Bieler ...

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DRIP LICORICE: Former PISSING RAZORS Singer Launches New Project

DRIP LICORICE, the new band fronted by ex-PISSING RAZORS singer Jason Bragg, will be playing a showcase gig at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on Thursday, July 1. Also appearing will be JUST JINGER and HYALINE. DRIP LICORICE have made available for download several tracks from a recently recorded demo. Check them out: ...

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NONPOINT Single 'The Truth' Wins #1 Most Added Honors

Florida's NONPOINT have landed the #1 most added single at rock radio with the politically charged tune "The Truth". "The Truth" can now be heard in nearly every market in the Top 20, including heavy hitters WZZN (Chicago), WAAF (Boston), WRIF (Detroit), KUPD (Phoenix), KXXR (Minneapolis). "The Truth" comes off the band's long-awaited third album, ...

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