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SKITLIV: New Rehearsal Recording Posted Online

SKITLIV, the new band led by former MAYHEM frontman Maniac, is in the studio for the next few weeks finishing up the recordings for its debut full-length album, "Glem Aldri Korset". SHINING's Niklas "Kvarforth" Olsson, who plays guitar for SKITLIV, has already finished laying down most of his tracks, and it is anticipated that the ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: Italian Dates Announced

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has scheduled two shows in Italy in January: Jan. 16 - Bologna, Italy - Sottotetto Sound Club Jan. 17 - Teramo, Italy - Village Live Club Video footage of GIRLSCHOOL's October 28, 2008 concert in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblinternational"). GIRLSCHOOL's 30th-anniversary album, "Legacy", ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: Munich Footage Available

Video footage of the veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL's October 28, 2008 concert in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblinternational"). GIRLSCHOOL's 30th-anniversary album, "Legacy", will be released in Europe on November 3. The CD was made available in Germany and Austria on October 24 and will be issued in North ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist Gets Charitable

According to Whitehaven News, MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell will take part in Francis Dunnery's big annual fundraising weekend. The Egremont, Cumbria, UK charity event, which takes place from Friday, October 24 to Sunday, October 26, will involve many stars from the rock world, including Steve Nardelli of THE SYN and Chris Difford of ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Colaborator DOUG GREAN Comments On 'Happy In Galoshes'

Los Angeles-based producer/engineer/guitarist Doug Grean, along with creative partner Scott Weiland, announces the culmination of their ten-year long project, Weiland's solo album "Happy in Galoshes", set for a November 25 on the duo's Softdrive Records. Grean and Weiland collaborated on nearly every aspect of the album. One of the first songs Grean and Weiland wrote ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: 'Legacy' European Release Pushed Back A Week

The European release date (except for Germany and Austria) of the 30th-anniversary album from the veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL, "Legacy", has been pushed back to November 3 from the previously announced October 27. The CD will be made available in Germany and Austria on October 24 and in North America on November ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Concert Posters Part Of Phil Weiss Pop Culture Auction

Approximately 700 lots of rock n roll and Hollywood memorabilia will be sold at auction. Highlights include a collection of Jimi Hendrix concert posters, among them a JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE cardboard concert poster for shows in Houston, Texas in 1969 that also features concert dates for THE MONKEES. Jimi had been the short-lived opening act ...

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SON OF SAM To Support WEDNESDAY 13

SON OF SAM, the resurrected band led by former DANZIG guitarist Todd Youth, will support WEDNESDAY 13 on the following shows: Feb. 20 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon Feb. 21 - Portland, OR @ Satyricon Feb. 24 - Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go Go Feb. 27 - Austin, TX @ Red 7 Although ...

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MANIAC's NOVA EXPRESS Changes Name To SEHNSUCHT

NOVA EXPRESS, the recently announced noise/darkwave/ambient project launched by SKITLIV/ex-MAYHEM frontman Maniac, has undergone a name change. The band, comprising Maniac on vocals and guitars, GALLHAMMER's Vivian Slaughter on bass, sax and backing vocals, and SKITLIV guitarist Ingvar on guitars, will now be called SEHNSUCHT. Commenting on the name change, Maniac's manager said, "As the ...

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LEATHERWOLF: New Shows Announced

Legendary Southern California band LEATHERWOLF has scheduled the following dates: Oct. 16 - Coach House - San Juan Capistrano, CA (charity event) Oct. 17 - Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, NV Oct. 18 - Paladino's - Tarzana, CA The October 16 show is a benefit for Jeff Campbell, beloved former lightman from the Country Club ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: 'Legacy' Gydget Available

A gydget for "Legacy", the 30th-anniversary album from the veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL, can be found below. "Legacy" will be released on October 24 in Germany, October 27 in Europe and November 4 in the USA via Wacken Records/SPV. The CD will feature a plethora of special guests, including Tony Iommi (BLACK ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: More European Tour Dates Announced

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has scheduled the following dates: Oct. 04 - Martorell, Spain - Martohell Oktoberfest 08 Oct. 10 - Berlin, Germany - White Trash Oct. 17 - Pul, Holland - Uden Oct. 18 - Lantaarn, Holland - Helendoorn Oct. 19 - Wieze, Belgium - Metal Female Voices Fest Oct. 20 ...

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VANNA Recording New Album

New England post-hardcore group VANNA is currently wrapping up recording on its sophomore album, which is due out in early 2009. Produced by Steve Evetts (STORY OF THE YEAR, EVERY TIME I DIE, OUR LAST NIGHT) and mixed by Mike Watts, the yet-to-be-titled new album accentuates the band's matured sound, reveling in a elevated mix ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: Grammy Award Winners, Rock Legends, Pranksters

Not only are MOTÖRHEAD Grammy Award winners, they are also pranksters. They frequently pull pranks on other bands during the last night of the tour, and the Metal Masters tour was no different. Below are three photos taken by photographer Randy Maranz on August 31 in Northern California during TESTAMENT's set: * Phil Campbell, in ...

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OBITUARY Vocalist, Drummer Working On TARDY BROTHERS Debut

Vocalist John Tardy of the Florida death metal legends OBITUARY has issued the following update: "For the last few weeks, Donald [Tardy; OBITUARY drummer and John's brother] and I have been locked in our studio finishing up writing, recording and producing our debut TARDY BROTHERS 'Bloodline' release. This is something we have talked about for ...

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OBITUARY Schedules California Signing Session

Florida-based death metal veterans OBITUARY will take part in a signing session at Rasputin Music in Campbell, California on Thursday, September 25 beginning at 5:30 p.m. For a list of upcoming OBITUARY shows, visit Obituary.cc. OBITUARY will release the "Left To Die" EP on September 16 via Candlelight Records. The CD will contain ...

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Motörizer - MOTÖRHEAD

The consistency with which MOTÖRHEAD releases quality albums is largely undisputed. Though folks may debate the relative merits of each release, some of which might include a few duds, most would agree that bassist/vocalist Lemmy Kilmister, drummer Mikkey Dee, and guitarist Phil Campbell — a long-running lineup and arguably the band's best (let the debates ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: 'Legacy' Details Revealed

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL will release its 30th-anniversary album, "Legacy", on October 24 in Germany, October 27 in Europe and November 4 in the USA via Wacken Records/SPV. The CD will feature a plethora of special guests, including Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH), Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, DIO), Lemmy and Phil ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD Joins SWEET SAVAGE On Stage In Dublin; Video Available

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield joined reactivated NWOBHM legends SWEET SAVAGE (based in Belfast, Northern Ireland) on stage at their August 20, 2008 concert at Marlay Park in Dublin, Ireland (where they supported METALLICA) for a rendition of the SWEET SAVAGE classic "Killing Time". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. METALLICA recorded ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For Spain's MARTOHELL OKTOBERFEST

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has been confirmed for the Martohell Oktoberfest 08, set to take place October 4 in Martorell (near Barcelona), Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTILLERY (Denmark) GIRLSCHOOL (UK) NECRODEATH (Italy) SILVER FIST (Spain) METRALLA (Spain) MORTIS CRUENTUS (Spain) CRYSYS (Spain) For more information, visit

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