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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: 'Nyhetsmorgon' Performance, Interview Available

Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA was the featured musical guest on the March 5, 2009 edition of the "Nyhetsmorgon" program on Sweden's TV4. The band performed two songs and took part in an interview. Watch footage of their appearance below. CRUCIFIED BARBARA's second full-length album, "Til Death Do Us Party", was released in February. ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Deluxe Editions Of 'Pyromania', 'Adrenalize' In The Works

According to the official blog of legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin, DEF LEPPARD's "Pyromania" (1983) and "Adrenalize" (1992) albums will be reissued as deluxe editions. Halfin writes in his February 22, 2009 blog entry, "Spoke to Joe Elliott [DEF LEPPARD singer] about work as there are deluxe editions of 'Pyromania' and 'Adrenalize' coming out and ...

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Wrath - LAMB OF GOD

Despite Grammy nods, being hand-picked as direct support for METALLICA, album sales out the ass and other invasions into the mainstream, LAMB OF GOD haven't lightened up one damn bit. In fact, "Wrath" is nowhere near the over-produced product of a major label success story many of us were waiting for. Nope, "Wrath" is one ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Support MOTÖRHEAD On U.K. Tour

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL will support MOTÖRHEAD on a U.K. tour in November. The dates are as follows: Nov. 11 - Plymouth, UK - Pavilion Nov. 12 - Bristol, UK - Colsten Hall Nov. 13 - Newport, UK - Centre Nov. 15 - Swindon, UK - Oasis Nov. 16 - Nottingham, UK ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: New Video Interview Available

France's Zik Addict web site recently conducted an interview with the Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA. Watch the eight-minute chat below. CRUCIFIED BARBARA's second full-length album, "Til Death Do Us Party", was released in Scandinavia on February 11 and will be made available in the rest of Europe on February 27. "Til Death Do ...

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THRESHOLD To Headline ROTHERHAM ROCKS; Band Cancels METALFEST Appearance

U.K. progressive metallers THRESHOLD will headline the opening day of Rotherham Rocks in Rotherham, England on May 8, 2009. Also scheduled to appear is KYRBGRINDER, the band fronted by THRESHOLD drummer Johanne James. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 8: THRESHOLD HAZE NEIL CAMPBELL COLLECTIVE BECKONSALE KYRBGRINDER Saturday, May 9: PENDRAGON ...

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VANNA To Release 'A New Hope' In March

Boston post-hardcore group VANNA will release its sophomore album, "A New Hope", on March 24 via Epitaph Records. Produced and mixed by Steve Evetts (EVERY TIME I DIE, OUR LAST NIGHT, STORY OF THE YEAR) and mastered by Alan Douches (CONVERGE), the CD emphasizes the band's heightened musical abilities, balancing a perfect blend of emotive ...

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NAMM 2009: Video Footage, Photos Posted Online

SatomiMusicumentary has posted an eight-minute report on this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The clip includes footage of more than 50 artists, including the following: Gene Simmons (KISS) George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD) Vivian Campbell ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: New Song Posted Online

Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA has posted a new song, "Blackened Bones", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off CRUCIFIED BARBARA's second full-length album, "Til Death Do Us Party", which is scheduled for release in Scandinavia on February 11 and in the rest of Europe on February 27. "Til Death ...

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POISON And DEF LEPPARD To Team Up For Summer Tour

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has confirmed that his band is in talks to tour with DEF LEPPARD later in the year. Speaking to CNN about his upcoming activities, Michaels said, "I've got a huge announcement, which actually just happened this morning. DEF LEPPARD and POISON are gonna go out on the road this ...

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THE CHELSEA SMILES Announces New Guitarist

THE CHELSEA SMILES, a rock 'n roll/glam band formed in 2004 featuring guitarist Todd Youth (ex-MURPHYS LAW, D-GENERATION, DANZIG), bassist Johnny Martin and drummer Karl "Rockfist" Rosqvist, has announced the addition of guitarist and Detroit native RJ Ronquillo to the group's ranks. RJ, who is an in-demand studio player, met Todd Youth through the various ...

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SCOTT WEILAND's Musical Director: Why You Shouldn't Scream For STP Songs At WEILAND Solo Shows

Los Angeles-based producer/engineer/guitarist Doug Grean, who is a guitarist, keyboardist and musical director for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland's live solo band, has issued the following update: "So we've finished the first set of [Scott Weiland solo] tour dates. These were all radio shows and we are really happy with how it all ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer To Perform With Wife In Los Angeles

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen will make a special guest appearance during his wife Lauren Monroe's headlining performance on Saturday, January 10 at The Mint in Los Angeles. Longtime LEPPARD friend Ricky Warwick will kick off the show at 8:00 p.m., followed by an appearance by Mark Hayes. At 10, DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: Swedish, Italian Dates Announced

Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA has scheduled the following dates: Feb. 08 - Mosebacke - Stockholm, Sweden (CD-release party) Feb. 27 - Glam Slam - Växjö, Sweden Mar. 06 - Wictoria - Karlskoga, Sweden Mar. 07 - Sigurdsgatan 25 - Västerås, Sweden Mar. 13 - S2 - Borlänge, Sweden Mar. 14 - Pipeline - ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: More Dates Announced

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 16 - Bologna, Italy - Sottotetto Sound Club Jan. 17 - Teramo, Italy - Village Live Club Mar. 12 - Madrid, Spain - Gruta 77 Mar. 13 - Barcelona, Spain - Apolo Mar. 14 - Vitoria, Spain - Helldorado May 02 - ...

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THE CHELSEA SMILES Signs With DR2/DEMOLITION RECORDS

THE CHELSEA SMILES, a rock 'n roll/glam band formed in 2004 featuring guitarist Todd Youth (ex-MURPHYS LAW, D-GENERATION, DANZIG), bassist Johnny Martin and drummer Karl "Rockfist" Rosqvist, has signed a worldwide licensing deal with DR2/Demolition Records to release the group's new CD. The as-yet-untitled album is due in early 2009. THE CHELSEA SMILES has toured ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist Featured On New CRUCIFIED BARBARA Album

Guitarist Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD) and vocalist Mats Levén (THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, KRUX, TREAT, AT VANCE, ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA) make guest appearances on the second full-length album from Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA, "Til Death Do Us Party", which is scheduled for release in Scandinavia on February 11 and in the rest of Europe on February ...

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