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TRAVERS & APPICE Album Due In October

TRAVERS & APPICE, the new band featuring guitarist/vocalist Pat Travers and drummer Carmine Appice (CACTUS, VANILLA FUDGE, OZZY OSBOURNE), will release their debut album, "It Takes A Lot Of Balls", on October 14 through SPV Records. The CD also features an appearance by veteran bassist T.M. Stevens. Pat Travers has been one of America's most ...

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SOUL SIRKUS To Make Live Debut In The Fall

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), are tentatively planning on making their live debut in November or December. The band are trying ...

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Former MY OWN VICTIM Members Join Forces In New Band

Former MY OWN VICTIM members Victor Hillerich (vocals), Jeff Toy (guitar), Todd Conn (bass) and Danny Murphy (drums) have joined forces in a new band called PUREGRAIN. The Kentucky-based group, who are said to be "more in the southern metal vein" than the hardcore rants of MY OWN VICTIM, are working on material for their ...

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LOCKDOWN To Appear On Compilation CD

LOCKDOWN, the "East Coast Hardcore" band featuring Eric Roi (former lead vocalist of BILE), Jeff X (former guitarist of BILE and the late '80s metal group NAPALM), and Bob Proimos (former drummer of NAPALM), will debut their song "Enlightenment" on the next Sadistic Records compilation. A release date has yet to be announced. LOCKDOWN, who ...

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WAR & PEACE Announce West Coast Tour Dates

WAR & PEACE, the band led by former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson, have announced the following dates in August: Aug. 27 - Paladino's - Tarzana, CA Aug. 28 - Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA As previously reported, WAR & PEACE have been confirmed to appear at Z Rock 2004 on September 19 in ...

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FEINSTEIN To Play One-Off Show In New York

FEINSTEIN, the new band featuring former THE RODS frontman/ELF guitarist David "Rock" Feinstein, ROYAL HUNT singer John West, and ex-FOGHAT/THE OUTLAWS bassist Jeff Howell, will perform at The Haunt in Ithaca, New York on Friday, July 30. This is a RARE local performance by "Rock" and his new band before they head overseas to play ...

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SLAYER: Raining Blood — Literally

SLAYER fan site Slayer Saves has posted a review of the group's July 11 show in Augusta, Maine, which was filmed for an upcoming live DVD, entitled "Reign in Blood Live: Still Reigning". As previously reported, the disc will feature a full performance of the 1986 album "Reign in Blood" by all original ...

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Heavy Metal's Premier Guitarists Pick Their Dream G3 Lineups

Norway's Imhotep zine recently asked more than 100 guitarists to choose their own dream G3 lineups. "The respect that the guitar players have for Joe Satriani and Steve Vai is a proven fact," writes the magazine's Thiago Pinto Corrêa Sarkis (also of Brazil's Whiplash). "Anyway, talking with some musicians, I could realize that the G3 ...

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THE CRUMB BROS. Schedule Hollywood Date

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES), vocalist Mark Renk, bassist Kevin Chown (ARTENSION, EDWIN DARE), drummer Shane Gaalaas (COSMOSQUAD, B'Z), and keyboardist Stephen Anderson will be unveiling their latest creation, THE CRUMB BROS., Tuesday night, July 13 with an early 8:15 p.m. show at Club Lingerie, 6507 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA; Ph.: (323) 466-3416. ...

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SOUL SIRKUS To Open For VAN HALEN In Calfornia

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), are tentatively scheduled to open for VAN HALEN at two shows in Northern California in early ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: DAVE MUSTAINE Is A Dictator

In a brand-new interview with Guitar World magazine, SLAYER's Kerry King spoke about the time he spent in MEGADETH as the band's touring/live guitarist. Asked how he thinks MEGADETH would have turned out if he had stayed in the group, Kerry replied, "I played their first five shows, and if I had stayed I probably ...

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POISON Singer: 'Every Rose' Is The 'Freebird' Of Our Generation

Jeff Vrabel of the Chicago Sun-Times writes: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", POISON's quintessential breakup song of the glitzy '80s — that lighter-waving weeper, occasional prom theme and karaoke nightmare — is the Godzilla of the monster ballads, demolishing all others in its path (In the interest of fairness, we'll call BON JOVI's "I'll Be ...

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MEGADETH: Complete Reissue Details Revealed

www.cdon.com has posted what appears to be the complete track listing for the upcoming MEGADETH reissues, due on July 27 through Capitol Records. A total of seven albums from the group's back catalogue as well as the MD45 record re-sung by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine have been remixed and remastered and will feature ...

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