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S.K.W.A.D.: MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist's Sons Follow In Father's Footsteps

S.K.W.A.D., the Cardiff, U.K.-based band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell's two sons Todd (guitar, vocals) and Dane (drums), have launched their MySpace.com page at this location. Available for listening on the site are four songs ("BornLieFightDie", "Pink Sweatband", "Why" and "Hopes and Reason") from their recently completed 16-song CD. S.K.W.A.D. were formed in ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Completes Work On Blues Solo Album

DEF LEPPARD's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Some two weeks ago, Vivian [Campbell, guitar] finished the recording of his upcoming blues solo album, scheduled for release around August. Next week, photos for the album cover will be shot by Viv's friend and rock photographer Robert Knight, who was also present ...

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MORTAL SIN: Headlining Dates Announced

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have added a couple of headlining dates to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 05 - Club Blink - Sydney, AUS May 12 - The Arena – Brisbane, AUS * May 14 - The Roundhouse - Sydney, AUS * May 15 - The Palace - ...

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MORTAL SIN Announce New Drummer, Guitarist

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have parted ways with drummer Wayne Campbell and guitarist Joe Buttigieg. The group have already secured replacements in the shape of Luke Cook (drums) and Nathan Shae (guitar). As previously reported, MORTAL SIN will be supporting ANTHRAX on their upcoming Australian tour in May. The group have uploaded three brand ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL To Record Solo Album

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell wil enter the studio April 11-13 to begin work on his first solo album. The record, which will reportedly contain about a dozen cover songs from blues legends such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Rory Gallagher and others, will be released "sometime in 2005" on Sanctuary Records. Recording live, Vivian ...

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RAGE: Austrian Tribute Album Due In June

A tribute album to German power metallers RAGE consisting of contributions from 28 Austrian metal bands will be released on June 3. Entitled "Back In Time - A Tribute To Rage" (view cover here), the double CD will contain the following tracks: 01. ASPHYXIA - "All I Want" 02. CEEJAY & SEQUOIA DENDRON ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman Changes Title Of Solo Album

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has changed the projected title of his new solo album to "Love Many Trust Few" from the previously announced "Even Now". "The album had been going under the title 'Even Now' but on reflection and living with it for a while, I felt it wasn't quite the title I ...

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DEF LEPPARD Members Perform Live On L.A. Radio Station

Guitarist Vivian Campbell's (DEF LEPPARD, ex-WHITESNAKE) web site has been updated with the following message: "On January 5, 2005, [DEF LEPPARD members] Joe [Elliott], Phil [Collen] and Vivian were on 'Jonesy's Jukebox', an L.A. radio show with the SEX PISTOLS' Steve Jones. The two-hour program featured songs from THE CYBERNAUTS, Phil's new band ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Guests On CASH CASIA CD

DEF LEPPARD/ex-WHITESNAKE guitarist Vivian Campbell makes a guest appearance on the seven-song CD from New York-based female singer/songwriter CASH CASIA, entitled "From the Mouth of Babes". Campbell's contribution comes in the form of a guitar lead in the CD's closing cut, "Without Love", according to CASIA's web site. A 41-second audio sample of ...

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RIVERDOGS: Promotional DVD Now Available

A promotional DVD of the RIVERDOGS, featuring DEF LEPPARD/ex-DIO guitarist Vivian Campbell, is currently available for order via the group's official web site. The disc features interviews, studio/rehearsal footage, and clips of the reunion shows the band did in Southern California last summer. The site also offers a re-release of the much sought-after ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY: 'I Loved DIMEBAG'

Members of MOTÖRHEAD have issued brief separate statements regarding the death of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell: Lemmy: "To Vinnie & all concerned: Man, I am so fuckin sorry. You know I loved Dimebag and I'm about as sorry as you can get. Glad you're OK though. If there's anything you need help with, you got ...

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