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ALICE COOPER Brings A Snarl Back To FM

Susan Whitall of The Detroit News has issued the following report: There's no hiding Alice Cooper. Even without discernible makeup, speaking in his workaday Joe Detroit accent, the shock rocker can't help but emanate color and personality as he sits in a vast, beige boardroom at Greater Media's sleek new digs north of ...

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STATUS QUO Sign With SANCTUARY RECORDS

Sanctuary Records have announced the worldwide signing of STATUS QUO, who have sold over 100 million records in a 40-year-long career. STATUS QUO will release a new album in September 2005 to coincide with the launch of their 40th anniversary celebrations. The band is currently in the studio recording with producer Mike Paxman. Sanctuary Records ...

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Fan Club Opening Doors To Historical AEROSMITH Sites And Meeting With Drummer JOEY KRAMER

In a unique VIP access package, AEROSMITH's fan club, Aero Force One, which is managed by Paid, Inc.'s Celebrity Services, is offering members an exclusive visit with AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer and a three-day behind-the-scenes tour of recording studios and other sites that have played significant roles in AEROSMITH's long history of success. "Behind the ...

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SHADOW GALLERY: 'Room V' Guest Appearances Revealed

SHADOW GALLERY's upcoming album, "Room V", will feature a host of guest appearances, according to a post on the group's official web site. "Laura Jaeger returns again to sing on two songs for the new release," the posting reads. "Arjen Anthony Lucassen will be performing a solo on one of the tracks and new performer, ...

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KURT COBAIN Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

ABC ePrep is reporting that a guitar designed by Kurt Cobain's mother and sister is among the decorated axes for sale at "Rock The Cure", a star-studded charity auction that will take place May 3 at The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the auction features guitars decorated by the likes of ...

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South Africa's TOYLAND Tap Producer RON GOUDIE For New Album

Cape Town, South Africa's heavy-hitters TOYLAND have secured the services of cutting-edge producer Ron Goudie (TSOL, POISON, AGENT ORANGE, SOCIAL DISTORTION, GWAR, STRYPER, BOY HITS CAR, FEAR) to guide the up-and-coming band through the recording of their new release. It's Goudie's second trip to the dark continent as he has helmed the recording of Botswana's ...

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MORTAL SIN: Headlining Dates Announced

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have added a couple of headlining dates to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 05 - Club Blink - Sydney, AUS May 12 - The Arena – Brisbane, AUS * May 14 - The Roundhouse - Sydney, AUS * May 15 - The Palace - ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 9, with an encore presentation scheduled for May 11. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 To Guest On ALICE COOPER's Radio Show

MURDERDOLLS frontman and solo artist Wednesday 13 will be Alice Cooper's special guest on Cooper's radio show "Nights with Alice Cooper". The program is a classic-rock format and is nationally syndicated on the United Stations network. The show will tape on April 29 and air on May 3 (air times differ, so make sure to ...

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BLOODLUST To Play First L.A. Show In 17 Years

Los Angeles-based power metal pioneers BLOODLUST have added another date in their reunion schedule: Wednesday, June 1 at the Key Club in Los Angeles, California. In addition to being the first show in their hometown in 17 years, it will be a special night in the history of power metal in Los Angeles — the ...

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Drummer ERIC SINGER To Appear At NY KISS EXPO AND HARD ROCK CONVENTION

KISS/ALICE COOPER drummer Eric Singer will be appearing at the 19th Annual New York KISS Expo and Hard Rock Collectors Convention on Saturday, May 14, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Secaucus New Jersey. Other scheduled guests include Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, TESTAMENT, SEBASTIAN BACH), Lydia ...

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DEEP PURPLE Split With EMI RECORDS

According to Deep-Purple.net, DEEP PURPLE have formally announced that they have left EMI Records, with whom they released "Abandon", "Live At Olympia" and "Bananas", and will make an announcement about their new label deal very shortly. Apart from back catalogue, this marks the end of EMI's current links with the DEEP PURPLE family after more ...

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AC/DC, METALLICA, OZZY, KISS, AEROSMITH Memorabilia To Be Auctioned For Charity

Rare, autographed electric and acoustic guitars, microphones, drumheads and albums from legendary rock bands and solo artists, such as AC/DC, AEROSMITH, KISS, METALLICA, MÖTLEY CRÜE, OZZY OSBOURNE and VAN HALEN will be auctioned during Save the Earth Foundation's annual Earth Day charity auction online. This year, Overstock.com Auctions will be hosting the exclusive 10-day auction ...

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DEEP PURPLE Singer Putting Finishing Touches On Anniversary CD

DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan has finished recording several songs for his new album, "Gillan's Inn", which will document and celebrate his 40 years in the rock world. Tracks completed thus far include "Hang Me Out To Dry", "Sugar Plum", "Day Late And A Dollar Short", "Unchain Your Brain", "Speed King", "Bluesy Blue Sea", "Trashed", ...

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BRAZEN ABBOT: New Album Audio Samples Posted Online

Frontiers Records has uploaded several audio samples from the new BRAZEN ABBOT album, "My Resurrection", due in Europe on June 6. The CD features guest appearances by the folliowing singers: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Göran Edman (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, GLORY), Tony Harnell (TNT, WESTWORLD) and Erik Mårtensson. "My Resurrection" final track listing: ...

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Vocalist TONY HARNELL Hard At Work On New TNT Album

TNT/STARBREAKER singer Tony Harnell has posted the following message on his official web site: "I am hard at work on the new TNT album which is as yet untitled. So far it sounds great to these ears. But the news of the moment for me is of course STARBREAKER, which is continuing to make noise ...

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