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SCUM OF THE EARTH: More Tour Dates Announced

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the band featuring former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, has scheduled the following dates: May 21 - West Springfield, VA - Jaxx * May 22 - Fayetville, NC - The Rock Shop * May 26 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade * May 27 - Rome, GA - Night Moves * May 30 ...

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SWEET Leader To Guest On 'Electric Ballroom'

Tune in to the "Electric Ballroom" radio show with hosts Aimee Kristi and Keith Roth on WRAT this Sunday, May 18 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern for an exclusive interview with bassist/vocalist Steve Priest from reactivated rockers SWEET. You can listen to the program live on 95.9 WRAT FM in the New York/New Jersey area or ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Confirmed To Play LONDON GUITAR SHOW

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen is confirmed to play the London Guitar Show, part of the London International Music Show, on Saturday, June 14. In association with Marshall amps, the critically acclaimed , Grammy-winning Malmsteen will join a lineup for the show which includes Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Phil Hilborne, Billy Sheehan, Guthrie Goven, Ritchie ...

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MR. BIG 'Near-Reunion' In West Hollywood

A MR. BIG "almost-reunion" took place at guitarist Paul Gilbert's solo show at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California on on May 7. Paul invited his former MR. BIG bandmates Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey, along with fellow ex-MR. BIG guitarist Richie Kotzen (he joined the band as Paul's replacement) to his stage ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For Norway's METAL ROCK FEST

KAMELOT and MAEDER have been confirmed for the Metal Rock Fest, a brand new two-day event set to take place August 15-16 in Lillehammer, Norway. Meanwhile, WARRIOR has pulled out the event. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ADAM BOMB ALESTORM ASTRAL DOORS BENENA REACH BULLET CIRCUS MAXIMUS CRIMES OF PASSION DRACONIAN ...

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SWEET: 'Are You Ready Steve?' Tour Announced

The reactivated SWEET, led by bassist/vocalist Steve Priest, will embark on the "Are You Ready Steve?" 2008 tour this summer. The original SWEET was formed by Priest along with vocalist Brian Connolly, drummer Mick Tucker and guitarist Frank Torpey (later replaced by Andy Scott) in the UK and rose to fame with such hits as ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG Confirmed For Norway's METAL ROCK FEST

NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have been confirmed for the Metal Rock Fest, a brand new two-day event set to take place August 15-16 in Lillehammer, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, August 15 CRIMES OF PASSION WHITE LION THE WILDHEARTS HANOI ROCKS TWISTED SISTER TYGERS OF PAN TANG ADAM ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: Live Appearances Announced

Richie Kotzen (ex-POISON, MR. BIG) has scheduled the following appearances: May 07 - House Of Blues - West Hollywood, CA May 08 - Guitar Institute Of Technology (GIT) - Hollywood, CA Jun. 14 - The London Guitar Show (ExCel) London, UK Kotzen will release his first-ever live CD, "Live In Sao Paulo", on May 6. ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN To Release First-Ever Live Album

Richie Kotzen (ex-POISON, MR. BIG) will release his first-ever live CD, "Live In Sao Paulo", on May 6. It features 79 minutes of live music recorded September 30, 2007 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The complete track listing is as follows: 01. A Love Divine 02. Fooled Again 03. Faith 04. So Cold 05. Socialite 06. ...

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MCQUEEN Schedules One-Off Show In Hollywood

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN will play a special showcase gig at the Viper Room in Los Angeles on April 22. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: April 22 - Viper Room - Hollywood, CA Aug. 09 - Roadkill Festival - Adagem, Belgium Sep. 05 - Wardin Rock Festival - Wardin, Belgium MCQUEEN ...

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DEFTONES Guitarist's SOL INVICTO Side Project To Release Debut EP In May

SOL INVICTO, the drum 'n' bass-meets-metal side project of DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter, Eric Bobo of CYPRESS HILL on percussion and drums, Richie Londres from the C.L.P. (CULTURA LONDRES PROYECTO) on production/guitar and AJ Cookson (UK-based producer), will release its debut recording, a four-song EP called "Unidose", on May 12 via Altered Beats Music and ...

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Former ANGEL WITCH Bassist Sounds A Rallying Cry

SHADOWKEEP singer and former ANGEL WITCH bassist Richie Wicks has urged WITCH mainman Kevin Heybourne to come out of the shadows and reclaim the throne of NWOBHM kings by getting the band back on the road. Speaking to BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Wicks said: "It was only last year that I was offered a potential deal for the ...

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ANIMOSITY: 'Toothgrinder' Video Available

"Toothgrinder", the new video from the Bay Area death metal/hardcore act ANIMOSITY, can be viewed below (courtesy of Headbanger's Blog). The clip will receive its "Headbanger's Ball" premiere tonight (Saturday, April 12) on MTV2. Under the direction of skate video extraordinaire Richie Valdez (JOB FOR A COWBOY, EVERY TIME I DIE), ANIMOSITY took ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA: New Audio Interviews Posted Online

UK's Rock3music.com recently conducted interviews with SEPULTURA founding members and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY collaborators Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums). The audio files can be heard by clicking on the YouTube clips below. Max and Igor Cavalera took part in a signing session on March 17 at Zia Records in Phoenix, Arizona. A photo ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Interviewed In Germany; Second Clip Posted Online

SEPULTURA founding members and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY collaborators Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) were interviewed by Rock Hard magazine during the duo's recent visit to Germany. Watch the second three-minute clip below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY is the new project featuring Max and Igor alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death ...

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MCQUEEN To Support HIM In Australia

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN will support HIM on a tour of Australia and New Zealand later this month. The details are as follows: March 23 - Perth, Australia - Metro City March 25 - Sydney, Australia - Big Top March 27 - Melbourne, Australia - Festival Hall March 29 - Brisbane, Australia - Tivoli March ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR Interviewed In Germany; Video Available

SEPULTURA founding members and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY collaborators Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) were interviewed by Rock Hard magazine during the duo's recent visit to Germany. Watch the two-and-a-half-minute clip below. Max and Igor will take part in a signing session on Monday, March 17 at Zia Records in Phoenix, Arizona. Pre-order ...

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MAX Vs. IGOR CAVALERA: The METAL HAMMER TV Interview

Metal Hammer TV recently cornered SEPULTURA founding members and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY collaborators Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) in their UK hotel room and made them ask each other the questions. Watch the six-and-a-half-minute clip below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY is the new project featuring Max and Igor alongside Joe Duplantier (bass) of the ...

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