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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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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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