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'Hottest Chicks In Metal' Revealed

For those who like their women heavily tattooed and pierced with a loud Gibson guitar in their hands, Revolver magazine has once again revealed the "The Hottest Chicks in Metal" in its June 2008 issue, on sale Tuesday, April 22. They've all posed for new photos shot especially for the magazine. Led by TV fixture ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Play Free Show In Austin

California-based female-fronted band IN THIS MOMENT will play a free, Monster Energy-sponsored concert on Saturday, March 15 at Red 7 (Patio Stage) in Austin, Texas (during the South by Southwest music and media conference). The Monster Energy "day party" will take place between 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and will also feature AT ALL COST, ...

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Former DRAIN STH Bassist Joins OPIATE FOR THE MASSES

Former DRAIN STH bassist Anna K. (full name: Anna Kjellberg) has joined the Los Angeles-based rock/metal band OPIATE FOR THE MASSES. "Together with Jimmy Kaufman, Ronny Underwood and Seven Antonopoulos, I have spent the last half of 2007 finishing up the new album, 'Manifesto', to be released early this summer by Century Media Records," says ...

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Former DRAIN STH Drummer Doesn't Rule Out Reunion

Autona magazine recently conducted an interview with former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axén, who more recently spent time as the lead singer for SUPERFIX (the aborted project also featuring former DRAIN STH bassist Anna Kjellberg) and SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY. The question-and-answer session follows: Autona: You recorded two excellent albums [with DRAIN STH] and ...

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Former DRAIN STH Drummer Releases New Solo Track

Former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axén, who more recently spent time as the lead singer for SUPERFIX (the aborted project also featuring former DRAIN STH bassist Anna Kjellberg) and SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, has posted the demo version of a new solo track, "Ghost of Me", on her MySpace page. The song, which features a guest ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Play Free Live Interactive Show

Currently touring the U.S. with OZZY OSBOURNE and ROB ZOMBIE, Los Angeles-based up-and-coming metal act IN THIS MOMENT will perform a free live interactive show at DeepRockDrive this Sunday, November 25, 2007. You can watch it from anywhere in the world right on your computer, so don't miss the chance to see frontlady Maria Brink ...

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OPETH To Begin Recording New Album Tomorrow

OPETH mainman Mikael Åkerfeldt has issued the following update: "On October 28 at 9:20 AM my wife gave birth to our second daughter, Mirjam Ebba Maria Åkerfeldt. She is so beautiful, just looking at her brings me to tears! Who'd known that I, a bum from the Stockholm suburbs would be the father of two ...

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GOD FORBID: European Tour Video Report Posted Online

New Jersey metallers GOD FORBID have posted a four-minute "behind-the-scenes" report from the band's European tour with DEVILDRIVER. Watch it below. As previously reported, GOD FORBID will support UNEARTH at two East Coast dates in December. The band has also scheduled a headlining show in West Springfield, Virginia. The details are as follows: Dec. 05 ...

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GOD FORBID Announces East Coast Shows with UNEARTH

New Jersey metallers GOD FORBID will support UNEARTH at two East Coast dates in December. The band has also scheduled a headlining show in West Springfield, Virginia. The details are as follows: Dec. 05 - Jaxx – West Springfield, VA Dec. 07 - Mainstage - Pompton Lakes, NJ (w/ UNEARTH) Dec. 08 - The Living ...

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LILLIAN AXE: First Two Albums To Be Reissued

Metal Mind Productions will re-release the first two albums by LILLIAN AXE"Lillian Axe" and "Love and War" — on November 19 in Europe (January 22 in the U.S. via MVD). "Lillian Axe" — the debut album from 1988 — includes 10 electrifying compositions, showcasing a variety of emotions, gathered in heavy rocking tracks ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Video Interview, Acoustic Performance Available

A five-minute IN THIS MOMENT EPK (Electronic Press Kit) featuring interview footage and clips from an acoustic performance that took place at the Capitol Records building in Hollywood, California can be viewed below. Video footage of IN THIS MOMENT performing the song "Daddy’s Fallen Angel" at Northern Lights in Clifton Park, New York during the ...

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LILLIAN AXE: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview host Mark Strigl conducted with Steve Blaze of LILLIAN AXE. The episode also features an interview Strigl and co-host John Ostronomy conducted with ROXBURY members Paris Bierk, W. Cody, The Mayor, and Corey. Topics include IRON MAIDEN, ODIN, RUSH, VAN HALEN, and MTV "Cribs". The 90-minute ...

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LILLIAN AXE To Support ALICE COOPER In October

LILLIAN AXE will support ALICE COOPER on four dates in October. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Sep. 29 - Studio Seven - Seattle, WA Oct. 01 - Whisky A Go Go - West Hollywood, CA Oct. 02 - HOB 5th Ave Stage - San Diego, CA Oct. 04 - Launch Pad ...

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Signed METALLICA Guitar Auctioned For VH1 Save The Music Foundation

A Gibson guitar signed by METALLICA was among the items auctioned on Thursday, September 20 as part of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation 10th anniversary gala, which celebrated ten years of successfully restoring music education programs in public schools across the country. The event, hosted by Maria Menounos, featured performances by John Mayer, Jon ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA TURUNEN: Finnish Date Announced

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has added a Finnish date to her upcoming November/December European tour. Her schedule is now as follows: Nov. 25 - Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Club Nov. 27 - London, UK @ Electric Ballroom Nov. 29 - Budapest, Hungary @ Petöfi Hall Dec. 02 - Moscow, Russia @ Club B1 Dec. ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA TURUNEN: 'My Winter Storm' London Listening Session Report

UK-based music journalist Dave Ling has posted the following message on his web site: "I zoomed back to London to attend yesterday's [Sunday, September 16] world premiere of Tarja Turunen's new album, 'My Winter Storm', followed by a press conference from the former NIGHTWISH frontwoman. Given that Turunen made negligable contribution to NIGHTWISH's creative process, ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Video Interview With CHRIS HOWORTH Available

A three-minute video interview with IN THIS MOMENT guitarist Chris Howorth conducted during this summer's Ozzfest 2007 tour can be viewed below. Video footage of IN THIS MOMENT performing the song "Daddy’s Fallen Angel" at Northern Lights in Clifton Park, New York during the band's tour with KITTIE, WALLS OF JERICHO, DEAD TO FALL and ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer Covers ALICE COOPER On Upcoming CD

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has recorded a cover version of the ALICE COOPER smash "Poison". The song, which will appear on Turunen's upcoming solo album, "My Winter Storm", was laid down at the same studio where the original track was recorded — The Village Recorder (a.k.a. The Village) in Los Angeles, California. Tarja previously ...

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