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EDGUY Guitarist Talks About Upcoming Live Album

EDGUY guitarist Dirk Sauer recently gave an interview to the band's webmaster regarding the group's upcoming live album, "Burning Down The Opera". The two-CD set, which was recorded on the group's most recent "Madrake" tour, is due on May 26 through AFM Records. The following are some of Sauer's quotes regarding the upcoming album: "We ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'Eye Witness' Track Listing Unveiled

Denmark's ROYAL HUNT have set the tentative track listing for their forthcoming album, "Eye Witness", due in late May through Frontiers Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Mission", a concept album based on Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles", will contain the following songs: 01. Hunted 02. Can't Let Go 03. The Prayer 04. The Age ...

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AC/DC: New York City Set List Revealed

AC/DC performed the following set list during their special, one-off appearance last night (March 11) at Roseland Ballroom in New York City: 01. Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be 02. Back in Black 03. Stiff Upper Lip 04. Gone Shootin' 05. Thunderstruck 06. Rock And Roll Damnation 07. What's Next To The Moon 08. ...

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DEF:IGNITION: More Details Revealed

More information has surfaced about DEF:IGNITION, the new San Francisco Bay Area band fronted by SKINLAB singer Steev Esquivel. Joining Steev in the new group are ex-UNDER/VICE guitarist Jack Cargile, former DEFIANCE/UNDER bassist Mike Kaufmann and ex-UNDER drummer Hugo. According to Esquivel, the band's original material "is killer… Killer choruses, music is solid… Everyone that ...

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EDGUY Name Live Album

German melodic metallers EDGUY have set "Burning Down The Opera" as the title for their upcoming double live album, due on May 26 through AFM Records. The band, whose last album, "Mandrake", was released in 2001, have begun the pre-production process for their new studio CD, tentatively due in early 2004. The complete track listing ...

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GREAT WHITE's TY LONGLEY: A Former Porn Star?

GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley, one of 99 people to die from injuries suffered in a Feb. 20 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., had worked as an adult film actor prior to joining GREAT WHITE three years ago, according to AVN.com (Adult Video News). Longley, who is widely believed ...

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US Weekly: OZZY And SHARON Are 'Furious' With THE USED Singer

Ozzy Osbourne and his outspoken wife Sharon are furious with their daughter Kelly's ex-boyfriend Bert McCracken — because they insist he used their child to promote his band, according to TeenMusic.com. The foul-mouthed rock couple, whose children Kelly and Jack rose to popularity following the success of their reality show "The Osbournes", feel McCracken of ...

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AC/DC Perform Acoustically On 'The Howard Stern Show'

AC/DC members Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson appeared on "The Howard Stern Show" yesterday (March 7). They spoke about their upcoming Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction, the CD reissues, and they closed things off by playing acoustic versions of "The Jack" and "You Shook Me All Night Long". For more information ...

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JACK BLADES Signs Solo Deal With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Jack Blades, frontman, bassist, lead singer and songwriter for such million-selling rock bands as NIGHT RANGER and DAMN YANKEES, has secured a home for his highly anticipated solo debut with Frontiers Records, signing a deal for European and Asian territories. "I am so excited about having this opportunity to do my own record after 20 ...

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ENTOMBED Finalize Track Listing, Title For New Album

Sweden's ENTOMBED have set "Inferno" as the title for their forthcoming CD, due on May 13 through Music For Nations Records. According to the band's official web site, the CD title "suits how the general feeling of the album came out." The complete track listing for "Inferno" is as follows: 01. Retaliation 02. The Fix ...

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PUSHED To Appear On ROCK 105.3

Southern California's PUSHED, the band featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, will be appearing on Rock 105.3's "The Jack and Norm Show" on Sunday, March 9 at 10:30 p.m. They will be "hanging out, having a beer and playing some songs" off their recently-released EP, "Iodine". PUSHED will also be ...

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TURBONEGRO Announce Support Acts For Norwegian Tour

Norway's TURBONEGRO — recently reformed after a four-year break — have announced SURFEROSA and JR EWING as the support acts on the Norwegian leg of their "Scandinavian Leather" tour. In addition, the band have invited legendary Norwegian magician Tore Torell as special guest. Commented mainman Happy-Tom in Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet: "We've chosen to invite Tore ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer Hasn't Yet Testified in Club Blaze

GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has not formally requested immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony and hasn't testified before the grand jury, his lawyer said Saturday, according to the Associated Press. Russell, the lead singer of the band whose pyrotechnics sparked a deadly nightclub fire, reported Friday to the site in East Greenwich ...

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Attorney: GREAT WHITE Singer Wants Immunity

A lawyer for GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell said the singer is asking for immunity from prosecution before agreeing to testify to a grand jury investigating last week's tragic nightclub fire in Rhode Island, according to Billboard. "We'll be there [Friday]," attorney Neil Philbin, who represents Russell, said. "What happens next remains to be determined." ...

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GREAT WHITE Concert Death Toll Reduced By One

The death toll in last week's nightclub fire in Rhode Island was reduced by one to 96, and all the victims have been identified, the governor said Thursday. Gov. Don Carcieri said the final toll was determined after the medical examiner finished examining all the remains. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the discrepancy. The ...

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GREAT WHITE Called Before Rhode Island Grand Jury

The surviving members of GREAT WHITE have been subpoenaed to appear for questioning before a Rhode Island grand jury, according to CNN. Criminal charges may be filed in connection with the band's pyrotechnic fire disaster that killed 97 people, including guitarist Ty Longley, during a performance last Thursday at the Station club in West Warwick, ...

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STEREOMUD To Play Free Show In Atlanta

New York-based STEREOMUD, who feature in their ranks former members of LIFE OF AGONY and STUCK MOJO, will perform a free show at Ten High (Dark Horse) in Atlanta, Georgia on March 4. The group's sophomore full-length effort, "Every Given Moment", is due on April 1 through Loud/Columbia Records. "Every Given Moment" was produced by ...

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VANISHING POINT To Resume Recording New CD

Australian progressive metal band VANISHING POINT have taken a break from the recording sessions for their third album and plan to re-enter Palm Studios in Melbourne next month with producer Endel Rivers to complete the effort for a late spring/early summer release. "In January, [drummer] Jack [Lukic], [guitarist] Tom [Vucur] and myself recorded the drums ...

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HELLION Singer: Concert Tragedy Was Not GREAT WHITE's Fault

HELLION frontwoman Ann Boleyn has come to the defense of GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell over the concert tragedy that claimed the lives of 97 people last Thursday in West Warwick, Rhode Island. The following is Boleyn's official press release/statement regarding the matter: "Dear Friends: "This afternoon while driving in my car, I was greatly ...

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GREAT WHITE Say They Have No Plans To Resume Touring

GREAT WHITE's management are denying a widely-circulated report that the band are planning on resuming their U.S. tour in the next few days with a replacement guitarist following Thursday night's tragedy in West Warwick, Rhode Island that claimed the lives of 97 people, including GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley. Although stopping short of refuting the ...

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GREAT WHITE To Continue Touring With Replacement Guitarist

According to the New York Daily News, GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell is wasting no time in scouting for a replacement for guitarist Ty Longley, who died after a pyrotechnics display got out of control in Rhode Island on Thursday. "I personally would like to express my heartfelt condolences to those families of the loved ...

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Club Owners: GREAT WHITE Didn't Advise Us Of Pyrotechnics

The following is a statement released by Kathleen M. Hagerty, a lawyer representing the owners of The Station concert club, the site of Thursday night's tragic fire that killed at least 96 people: "[Thursday] night's fire and loss of life at The Station is an absolute tragedy which cannot be described by words. The owners ...

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GREAT WHITE Death Toll At 95

The death toll has risen to at least 95 and may climb to more than 100 in a fire that swept through a Rhode Island nightclub after GREAT WHITE's pyrotechnics display, Gov. Donald Carcieri said on Friday. "It would not surprise me to see a fatality number of over 100," Carcieri told reporters, adding that ...

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