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DEADSETT: New Demo Track Posted Online

DEADSETT, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS frontman Jason Bragg, have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Lead The Way" at this location. The song comes off the band's recently completed demo, which was recorded at the Los Angeles Recording Workshop with engineer/producer Matt Snell. ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Announces One-Off Gig

Former ANTHRAX vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA has announced what appears to be a one-off solo gig at The Chance Theatre (web site) in Poughkeepsie, New York on Friday, June 6. Also set to perform at the show are WITHIN ANOTHER, SHADOW IMAGE, DOWNSPEED, and PROWLR. Belladonna has spent the past few months holed up ...

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HEADSTRONG Split Up

Canada's HEADSTRONG have officially split up, citing their disillusionment with the record industry as one of the reasons for the group's break-up. The following is an excerpt from vocalist Matt Kinna's "parting words" message as posted on the group's official web site: "HEADSTRONG is dead. Long live the headstrong. "It's funny. I don't know if ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Tape 'Late Call With Carson Daly' Appearance

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will tape their "Last Call With Carson Daly" appearance on ...

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ROSE TATTOO Singer Hits The Road With Blues Legend

ROSE TATTOO frontman Angry Anderson is on the road in Australia with STUART WOOD AND THE GIANTS and blues legend Matt Taylor. Dubbed the "Recliner Rocker Tour" as a tribute to Stuart's longtime mate, Bill Denny, the 2-to-3 hour show is split into three sessions. The first part is an acoustic blues set covering songs ...

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Former NEUROTICA Singer Auditions For DROWNING POOL

Former NEUROTICA frontman Kelly Shaefer has reportedly tried out for the DROWNING POOL singer slot left vacant by the death of Dave Williams. Shaefer, who was recently linked with the new group formed by the former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, didn't land the DROWNING POOL gig and has since ...

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SLEEP's 'Dopesmoker' Delayed

Due to unspecified "logistical" problems, Tee Pee Records have pushed back the official release date of SLEEP's long-awaited "Dopesmoker" CD to May 20. With producer Billy Anderson out on the road with BLESSING THE HOGS and Matt Pike piloting the HIGH ON FIRE juggernaut, the decision was made to delay the street date so that ...

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ZWAN To Explore Folk Roots With Alter-Ego Project

Chicago-based ZWAN, the new band featuring former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan, ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, former CHAVEZ guitarist Matt Sweeney, ex-SLINT guitarist David Pajo, and A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lechantin, will record an album and a DVD this fall with their acoustic alter-ego project DJALI ZWAN. An early 2004 release is expected. "We're ...

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Former SAIGON KICK Singer Offers Free Download

Former SAIGON KICK frontman Matt Kramer is making available for download the solo track "Spinning Round" "on account of the war in Iraq," the singer wrote on his official web site. "The overwhelming feedback that I've received tying together the lyric in this song seems appropriate for the times, so to all that wanted this ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Co-Host 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash will co-host ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" all next week. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" airs in most markets at 12:05 a.m. Musical performers on the March 28 show will be CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Make National TV Debut

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), will be making their national TV debut on ABC's "Jimmy ...

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THE BLUEPRINT: Demo Track Posted Online

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have posted a demo track, titled "Scorched Earth Policy", at this location. "Scorched Earth Policy" will be one of several songs recorded during ...

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Former SAIGON KICK Duo Contemplate 'Reunion' Show

Former SAIGON KICK vocalist Matt Kramer and drummer Phil Varone (SKID ROW) are tentatively planning on putting on a special performance in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida consisting of nothing but material from the first two SAIGON KICK albums. "[Phil and I] were hanging out the other night getting piss faced, and we started talking about doing ...

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YOUTH OF TODAY to Reunite For WITH FULL FORCE, European Club Dates

Legendary '80s straight-edge hardcore band YOUTH OF TODAY, featuring SHELTER frontman Ray Cappo, will reunite this summer to play several European shows, including Germany's With Full Force 2003 festival, which is set to take place July 4-6 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig. YOUTH OF TODAY's lineup for the reunion shows will consist of the ...

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JOSH TODD Bucks GUNS N' ROSES

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his failed attempt at becoming the frontman of a new group featuring former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash (guitar), Matt Sorum (drums), and Duff McKagan (bass). After a much-talked-about live performance last April at the Randy Castillo benefit concert in Hollywood with Slash, McKagan, ...

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ZWAN Confirmed For Germany's ROCK AM RING, ROCK IN PARK Festivals

Chicago-based ZWAN, the new band featuring former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan, ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, former CHAVEZ guitarist Matt Sweeney, ex-SLINT guitarist David Pajo, and A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lechantin, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals, scheduled to take place ...

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