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MOTÖRHEAD Cancel U.S. Tour Due To Injury Suffered By LEMMY

MOTÖRHEAD have been forced to cancel their previously announced U.S. tour scheduled for September/October due to a foot injury suffered by vocalist/bassist Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. Lemmy injured his foot on stage about month ago while touring in Europe. Kilmister, ignoring the pain and against his European doctor's recommendation, completed the few remaining shows on the ...

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Former DIO Keyboard Player Talks About VIVIAN CAMPBELL's Exit

In a question-and-answer session with the Dio Message Board, former DIO keyboardist Claude Schnell discussed the often discussed and controversial exit of guitarist Vivian Campbell in 1986, "Prior to Vivian leaving, there was a slow and steady, yet very perceptible sense that he was drifting away from us," Claude explained. "As I recall, it was ...

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ANNIHILATOR Guitarist JEFF WATERS Plans DVDs, Side-Projects

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters is in talks with three different companies about releasing the group's first-ever DVD. "The Campbell Brothers will be doing it so it will be a really entertaining DVD," Waters writes on the band's web site. "Well worth the 15-year wait for a video/DVD release from us. I will let you know ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Completing First Video

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band led by ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, have just begun editing the music video for their first single, "Get Your Dead On". The clip was shot over the course of a week on several locations in the Los Angeles area. The main character in a unique horror film currently ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Album to Feature UmixIt Technology

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band led by ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will release their debut album, "Blah... Blah... Blah... Love Songs for the New Millennium", on October 26 through Eclipse Records. The album was written by Riggs with collaborative help from his friends and recorded at Belt of Orion Studios in Los Angeles. ...

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RIVERDOGS Back In The Studio With Six New Songs

Vintage rock band RIVERDOGS, featuring guitarist Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), are in the process of recording a new album. The group have six songs on tape, and are recording as schedules permit. Live performances are planned in Los Angeles and San Diego at the end of August to coincide with the 2004 NARM ...

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Inferno - MOTÖRHEAD

Dependable as snow in winter, MOTÖRHEAD keeps releasing albums. The band has also stuck to a pretty reliable routine as far as the quality of those albums go, usually putting out one very good disc and then following it up with a mediocre offering. This pattern probably started with 1986's terrific "Orgasmatron" and has been ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Launch Their Own Internet Access Service

According to a posting at the group's official web site, MOTÖRHEAD are blazing into cyberspace with the introduction of MotorheadRules.com, the band's new Internet Access Service. With their new high-speed dial-up service, you can now get connected online and stay connected with Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Mikke Dee, and company while paying less each month for ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Play Soccer For Charity

DEF LEPPARD guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will participate in a charity celebrity football/soccer match taking place on Sunday, June 27 in Carson (close to Los Angeles Airport) at the Home Depot Centre, as part of a musicians team playing against a team of movie/TV stars. Kick-off is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. All proceeds ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL Becomes A 'PIG'

Apart from doing the occasional acoustic show, working with his side band CLOCK, doing some little bits with the RIVERDOGS and, of course, his DEF LEPPARD activities, guitarist Vivian Campbell has found time to work with yet another project: REDFELTPIG, a group of artists who improvise and record live, resulting in experimental music. REDFELTPIG was ...

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MORTAL SIN: New Live Photos Posted Online

HailMetal.com has uploaded several photos and a review of reunited Australian metal band MORTAL SIN performing live at The Corner Hotel, Richmond in Melbourne, Australia last Friday (June 11). Check it out here. As previously reported, MORTAL SIN will release a DVD of their first show back on the road (March 5, 2004 ...

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POISON Frontman To Perform At COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION Festival

Bret Michaels of POISON fame and occasional country crooner, will perform at CMA Music Festival/Fan Fair Sunday night (June 13) at The Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee with Capitol Nashville artist Chris Cagle. "This is what CMA Music Festival is all about," said CMA Executive Director Ed Benson. "Exciting and fresh musical collaborations." "The fact that ...

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Veteran Rock Drummer CARL PALMER Jams With MOTÖRHEAD Offspring

Tryst Williams of The Western Mail is reporting that veteran rock drummer Carl Palmer (ELP) treated students at a school in South Wales to a percussion lecture and workshop during a recent visit. Teacher Richard Thomas, who helped arrange the visit to Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School, Beddau, near Pontypridd, said, "The day was superb, Carl ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Lines Up Acoustic Shows

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell has taken up residency at the Finn McCool's bar in Santa Monica, Ca., where he regularly plays acoustic shows with P.J. Smith to jam and try out new material. Vivian and P.J. usually play there every Thursday evening, but it's possible they skip a week every now and then, according ...

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MORTAL SIN Seek Management, Record Deal

Reunited Australian metal band MORTAL SIN are on a worldwide search for management. The band are happy to take care of their affairs in Australia, but need European or American representation and/or distribution for the band's upcoming DVD release and recording of the next album. The group would also be interested in hearing from prospective ...

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MORTAL SIN To Release Live DVD

Legendary Australian metal band MORTAL SIN will release a DVD of their first show back on the road (March 5, 2004 at the Annandale Hotel in Sydney). The release date is not confirmed, but the disc is expected to be ready by the time the band go on tour in June. The DVD will contain ...

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TOMMY LEE Working On CD Of Electronic Dance Music

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has revealed to People magazine that he is currently working on a new CD of electronic dance music. "I'm absolutely passionate about dance music," he said. "It's one big party." Lee has also confirmed that he has been romantically involved with supermodel Naomi Campbell. "I've been kind of going ...

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CLOCK: DEF LEPPARD Side-Project Announce Los Angeles Gig

CLOCK, the California-based band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell and former FOREIGNER drummer Mark Schulman, will be performing at Molly Malone's Irish pub (575 Fairfax Ave.) in Los Angeles on Friday, March 26. The group will take the stage at 11:00 p.m. Said Vivian: "It's gonna be with Sascha [Krivstov, bass] again, and this ...

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TOMMY LEE's 'Rok Bar' In Miami To Open In Two Weeks

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is one of the co-owners of the much-hyped Rok Bar in Miami, which was expected to open last Tuesday, but has once again been delayed, according to The Miami Herald. "Perhaps Lee was too busy hanging thistight with Naomi Campbell, P. Diddy and Lenny Kravitz at 6 a.m. Monday ...

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TOMMY LEE DJs, Parties In Miami

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was a guest DJ at Wet Grooves 2004 at the Shelborne Hotel pool in South Beach, Miami on Monday (March 8). Check out pictures from LFI. Lee and rumored fling, supermodel Naomi Campbell, were also on hand for 2004 Miami Winter Music Conference - Debi Nova at ...

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TOMMY LEE, NAOMI CAMPBELL An Item?

The New York Post is reporting that supermodel Naomi Campbell, who was linked to Sean Lennon last month, hooked up with former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee last weekend at the Winter Music Conference in Miami. "They were all over each other at a party at the Delano," the Post's spies said. Campbell and Lee ...

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CAMPBELL, BAIN, MENZA Among Special Guests Performing At L.A. Gig

Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD), Jimmy Bain (ex-DIO, RAINBOW), and Nick Menza (ex-MEGADETH) are among the special guests scheduled to perform on Friday, March 19 at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. The occasion is the birthday party of DARK32 rhythm guitarist D*stortion, who has requested an all-star tribute to the life of Mutly Pillbox, D*stortion's ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist To Perform Welsh National Anthem

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell will be performing the Welsh National Anthem as part of the celebration heralding the end of the "100 Welsh Heroes" project. Phil will be on the first show, playing the Welsh National Anthem. The second show is a highlights/debate show. The details are as follows: Monday, March 1, 2004: 7:15 p.m. ...

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