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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Kiss Of Death' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 13!

MOTÖRHEAD's "Kiss Of Death" has entered the Swedish album chart at position No. 13. This marks the highest chart position in Sweden in the legendary band's career spanning 31 years. The album is also expected to mark a great impact on the album chart in Norway, where a recent MOTÖRHEAD resurgence has led to twice ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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DEF LEPPARD Featured In GUITAR EDGE Magazine

According to a posting on DEF LEPPARD's web site, the September/October issue of Guitar Edge magazine — "the newest and hottest magazine on the music scene" — features a seven-page article in which LEPPARD guitarists Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen, along with JOURNEY's Neal Schon, talk about the DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour, their own styles of ...

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LAMB OF GOD Drummer To Host His Own XM RADIO Show

According to a posting on LAMB OF GOD's official web site, the band's drummer, Chris Adler, will begin hosting his own show on the XM Radio's "Liquid Metal" channel in the coming months. More information will be made available soon. To celebrate the release of LAMB OF GOD's new album, "Sacrament", the band will be ...

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DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Early Years

Gibson.com reports: From pioneering British metal band SWEET SAVAGE to DIO and WHITESNAKE to DEF LEPPARD today, Vivian Campbell rode rock 'n' roll from the violent streets of Belfast to L.A.'s Sunset Strip. Now, with "Yeah!", DEF LEPPARD's joyful tribute to their early influences, he comes full circle back to the golden age ...

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A.M. CONSPIRACY: New Music Posted Online

A.M. CONSPIRACY, the new Orlando, Florida-based rock band fronted by ex-DROWNING POOL singer Jason "Gong" Jones, has uploaded two new songs to their MySpace page. The group's lineup is rounded out by ex-STILL NAIVE guitarist Rob Dehaven and CANVAS members Clint Campbell (guitars and voice), Dean Andrews (drums) and Kenny Harrleson (bass). Jones ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: More Details Revealed About 'Casino Royale' Song

It was announced today by producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Sony Pictures Entertainment, that Chris Cornell, the singer/songwriter behind SOUNDGARDEN, AUDIOSLAVE and TEMPLE OF THE DOG, has written, in collaboration with Bond composer David Arnold, and will perform the main title song, entitled "You Know My Name", for the new ...

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CARMINE APPICE's 'Ultimate Guitar Zeus' Receives Official Release

Escapi Records has announces the official release of the long-awaited underground classic, "Ultimate Guitar Zeus", created, produced and co-written by drummer Carmine Appice. The CD features performances by 14 of the world's greatest guitar players, including Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May of QUEEN, Stevie Salas, Slash of VELVET REVOLVER, Steve Morse of DEEP PURPLE, Richie Sambora ...

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PAUL STANLEY Returns To WASHBURN

According to KissOnline.com, KISS frontman Paul Stanley has announced his return to Washburn Guitars/U.S. Music, where he will create an extensive line of guitars, musical instruments and accessories under a signature series. Paul is pictured here with a prototype from his design series. As previously reported, Stanley's first non-KISS release since his self-titled ...

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Stage Fright - MOTÖRHEAD

Pretty much essential viewing material for any MOTÖRHEAD fan, "Stage Fright" captures a smoking 2004 set from Lemmy and the lads (can I call people my dad's age "lads?") in Düsseldorf, Germany. The place is packed, the sound is great, and the band is, as usual, dishing out rock and roll perfection in its purest, ...

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CIVILIZATION ONE To Enter Studio This Summer

CIVILIZATION ONE, the new "atmospheric, bone-crushing power metal" band featuring Chitral "Chity" Somapala (vocals; AVALON, FIREWIND, FARO, RED CIRCUIT), Aldo Lanobile (guitar; SECRET SPHERE), Luca Cartasegna (drums; ex-SECRET SPHERE, MORTUARY DRAPE), Vivian Lalu (keyboards; LALU, SHADRANE), and Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (bass; ex-HEAVENLY, MALADAPTIVE), will enter the studio this summer to begin recording their debut album, "Revolution ...

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PAUL STANLEY Signs Solo Deal With UNIVERSAL MUSIC

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has inked a deal with Universal Music to release his new solo CD, "Live to Win", in September. Stanley's first non-KISS release since his self-titled 1978 album (issued in tandem with solo projects from the other three original KISS members) features contributions from session drummer Victor Indrizzo, guitarist Corky James, former ...

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HIBERNUS MORTIS Call It Quits

South Florida cult death metal act HIBERNUS MORTIS have officially called it quits. Drummer Cesar Placeres' statement on the matter reads as follows: "It's with sad regret I have to announce that we are calling it quits. I don't wanna get too sappy, even though it does make me kind of at a loss for ...

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Own A Piece Of DEF LEPPARD History

DEF LEPPARD have posted the following message on their official web site: "If you have read Vivian's [Campbell, guitar] latest diary entry, you've seen that the band is looking to get rid of the stage floor covering bearing its infamous red and yellow logo. The covering was first used on the band's 1999-2000 ...

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KISS Frontman Unveils Painting Tribute To ACE FREHLEY

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley has completed "Shock Me", the latest painting in his KISS members series. The painting is a tribute to Ace Frehley and his signature song and will be available as limited edition prints in about three weeks. Gallery owner Gerard Marti adds, "Today Paul paid tribute to KISS' 'Space Man' with this ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Sidemen Return With New BAND OF GYPSYS Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: Jimi Hendrix's BAND OF GYPSYS is back, more than 35 years after his death. Drummer Buddy Miles and bassist Billy Cox have released a new CD/DVD combo titled "The Band Of Gypsys Return", which features nine live and studio recordings. Included on the album are Hendrix classics such as "Foxey Lady", ...

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DEF LEPPARD's COLLEN, CAMPBELL To Perform Live On 'Rockline'

DEF LEPPARD guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will perform live — and will answer questions from listeners — on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, May 3. 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 ...

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