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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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Orgasmatron - MOTÖRHEAD

Having survived the "Robbo" phase that resulted in 1983's often unjustly derided "Another Perfect Day", 1984's double-LP compilation "No Remorse" introduced the world (by way of four new songs) to another revamped MOTÖRHEAD lineup. Ex-SAXON drummer Pete Gill replaced Philthy Animal Taylor and Brian Robertson was replaced by not one, but two guitarists: Mike "Wurzel" ...

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NEURAXIS Add Touring Guitarist

Montreal-based NEURAXIS have announced the addition of live guitarist Will Seghers (ex-QUO VADIS) to the group's ranks. The band commented: "NEURAXIS wishes to thank everyone who showed interest in auditioning for the guitar position. It feels good to now have a guitarist that meets our standard of musicianship and can add a positive energy to ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Classics To Be Reissued

MOTÖRHEAD is rightfully regarded as a legend. More than 30 years of turning fans' eardrums and brains into a bloody pulp will do that. Iconic vocalist/bassist Lemmy wouldn't have it any other way. Three of MOTÖRHEAD's most important albums — 1983's "Another Perfect Day", 1986's "Orgasmatron" and 1987's "Rock 'N' Roll" — are now getting ...

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KISS: Japanese Tour Dates Announced

KISS will tour Japan this summer with a select string of dates just officially announced: Jul. 18 – Nagoya, JPN @ Rainbow Hall Jul. 20 - Fukuoka, JPN @ Kokusai Center Jul. 22 - Tokyo, JPN @ Udo Festival Jul. 23 - Osaka, JPN @ Udo Festival Commented KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley, "The invitation to ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Singer Performs With MOTÖRHEAD In Anaheim

Repaying the favor to MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy and Phil Campbell, who joined THE IRON MAIDENS ("the world's only female tribute to IRON MAIDEN") on stage February 25 at their sold-out show at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California, THE IRON MAIDENS singer Aja "Bruce Lee Chickinson" Kim sang back-up vocals with Lemmy on "Killed By ...

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Former FIREWIND/AVALON Vocalist Announces Formation Of CIVILIZATION ONE

Chitral "Chity" Somapala, the Sri Lankan vocalist who has previously fronted such groups as AVALON, FIREWIND, FARO and RED CIRCUIT, has announced the formation of a new "atmospheric, bone-crushing power metal" band called CIVILIZATION ONE. Joining Somapala in the group's international lineup are Aldo Lanobile (guitar; SECRET SPHERE), Luca Cartasegna (drums; ex-SECRET SPHERE, MORTUARY DRAPE), ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Looks Back On Last Year

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "The last year was busy enough; The 'Rock of Ages' release and tour and (big excitement for me!) the release of my first ever solo album, 'Two Sides of If'. In addition to releasing the record, I also started ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Members To Jam With THE IRON MAIDENS Tonight!

MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy and Phil Campbell will join THE IRON MAIDENS ("the world's only female tribute to IRON MAIDEN") on stage tonight (Saturday, February 25) to "jam some MAIDEN" at the Galaxy Concert Theatre in Santa Ana, California. THE IRON MAIDENS, which features in its ranks members of the long-running Los Angeles hard rock act PHANTOM ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY: Solo Album Title Revealed

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has confirmed to ABC Radio's ePrep that his new solo album will be called "Live to Win". Stanley is still in the process of shopping the record to labels in various countries, explaining, "There's nothing worse, that I've seen in the past, [than] when you have a deal, let's say in ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL, JOE SATRIANI To Guest On 'Rockline'

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell and guitar legend Joe Satriani will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, March 15. 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 (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY: 'Damage Case' Anthology Due Next Month

Sanctuary Records has set a February 6 release date for "Damage Case: The Lemmy Anthology", a unique career overview of the MOTÖRHEAD mainman Ian Fraser Kilmister — otherwise known as Lemmy. The two-CD compilation pulls together a wild and oft-unlikely range of tracks from right across his recording pantheon, kicking off in the '60s with ...

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Trilateral Progression - NEURAXIS

NEURAXIS' "Trilateral Progression" is one impressive death metal album. On its fourth full-length release, the Montreal tech-death squad has accomplished what so many of its brethren have failed to do: adroitly combine technicality, brutality, and melody. Is there a death metal training facility in Montreal that has been secretly financed by the Canadian government? I ...

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Japanese All-Girl Band GALLHAMMER Sign With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Peaceville Records has announced the signing of GALLHAMMER. Hailing from Tokyo, Japan, this three-girl combo is anything but what you’ve come to expect from the polite and serene land of the rising sun (or daughter in this case). Peaceville are currently compiling GALLHAMMER's first major European release which will be a retrospective look over their ...

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MORTAL SIN Seek Touring Mates For 20th Anniversary Trek

Vocalist Mat Maurer of the reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "[We would like to ask] if any bands would be interested in touring Australia February/March (end of our summer) with MORTAL SIN to help us celebrate our twentieth anniversary year. We would be interested in talking to smaller ...

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What Does LAMB OF GOD Want For The Holidays?

The members of LAMB OF GOD recently told Virginia's StyleWeekly.com what they want for the holidays: Vocalist Randy Blythe: "A sweet new practice space; first floor, equipped with loading bay, espresso machine, refrigerators. And location is everything, so in Mechanicsville." Guitarist Willie Adler: "I would like for world peace to actually occur, for ...

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KISS Frontman Ties The Knot

KISS frontman Paul Stanley married longtime girlfriend Erin Sutton on Saturday, November 19. The ceremony took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Huntington in Pasadena, California. Check out pictures of Stanley and Sutton taken at Rock & Republic's Gifting Lounge on Oct. 18, 2005. This is the second marriage for Stanley, who has an 11-year-old ...

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