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Legendary Heavy Metal Club L'AMOUR Subject Of New Book

Arguably the most famous heavy metal venue in the world, the history of the New York venue L'Amour has now been documented in print form. "Rock Capital of Brooklyn", a large, hardcover coffee-table style tome jammed with over 1,000 full-color photographs, ticket stubs and memorabilia from the noted heavy metal nightclub, is set to be ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY: Why I Am Not In VAN HALEN

Bassist Michael Anthony will discuss his split with VAN HALEN during an appearance on the second episode of the sixth season of "That Metal Show", which is scheduled to air on VH1 Classic on Saturday, October 23 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. A preview clip can be viewed below. Also scheduled to appear in the episode ...

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MINISTRY Mainman's BUCK SATAN Project To Feature SLAYER, CHEAP TRICK, Ex-STATIC-X Members

Backstage Auctions trusts the immense popularity of heavy metal music and memorabilia among fans and collectors around the world to successfully pull off a rare and historical hard rock and heavy metal auction. Headlining the auction is the personal collection of MINISTRY's frontman Al Jourgensen. "Jourgensen's collection is by far one of the most defining ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Guest Details Revealed

The sixth season of the distinguished "That Metal Show", the one and ONLY place on television to celebrate all things hard rock and heavy metal, is back and ready to rock out starting on Saturday, October 16 at 11 p.m. According to a press release, the sixth season of "That Metal Show" is bigger and ...

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PANTERA, QUEENSRŸCHE, WHITESNAKE, DIO Items Part Of 'Rock Gods And Metal Monsters Auction'

Backstage Auctions will present the "Rock Gods and Metal Monsters Auction", an unprecedented hard rock and heavy metal online auction event. "Almost every item being offered in the auction is "iconic memorabilia" and is easily identifiable to a specific artist or band," explains Backstage Auctions founder Jacques van Gool. The auction, which is scheduled to ...

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UNRULY CHILD: 'Worlds Collide' EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Worlds Collide", the new album from the reunited melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD, can be viewed below. After disbanding over sixteen years ago, all the original members of the legendary melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD have reunited to produce "Worlds Collide", due for release on October 15 ...

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UNRULY CHILD: 'Very First Time' Video Released

"Very First Time", the new video from the reunited melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by Fortress Entertainment Group's Devin DeHaven, a photographer and music video director who has previously worked with PAPA ROACH, XZIBIT and LUDACRIS, among others. After disbanding over sixteen years ago, all the ...

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THE ELEMENT Taps Producer BEAU HILL For New Album Mix

Concord, California-based progressive metallers THE ELEMENT, who feature in their ranks bassist Mitch Stewart (CIRCLE II CIRCLE) and drummer Henry Moreno (IMAGIKA, TAUNTED), have tapped legendary producer Beau Hill (RATT, WARRANT, WINGER, ALICE COOPER, BOB DYLAN, ERIC CLAPTON, GARY MOORE, EUROPE) to mixing/master their upcoming, as yet-untitled album. Commented the group: "Beau Hill showed interest ...

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SIDEBURN Signs With METAL HEAVEN RECORDS

Swiss hard rock outfit SIDEBURN has inked a deal with Metal Heaven Records for the European (except Switzerland) and Japanese territories. The band's new album will be released in February 2011 and will be co-produced, mixed and mastered by the legendary producer Beau Hill (WINGER, WARRANT, EUROPE, RATT, ALICE COOPER). Commented the group: "We have ...

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MIND KEY Announces New Drummer

Italian progressive metallers MIND KEY have announced the addition of drummer Mirkko De Maio to the group's ranks. The band states, "We're happy because we think that Mirkko is the right man for his musical background, his experience (although he's quite young) and mainly for his incredible energy and taste in playing drums. We think ...

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MIND KEY Parts Ways With Drummer

Italian progressive metal band MIND KEY has parted ways with drummer Andrea Stipa. A replacement skinsman has not yet been announced. Commented the group: "It's always difficult to part from a friend, but for the band's sake maybe it's the best decision. "We wanna thank Andrea for his musical contribution in MIND KEY's growth in ...

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UNRULY CHILD: New Album Samples Available

After disbanding over sixteen years ago, all the original members of the legendary melodic hard rock quintet UNRULY CHILD have reunited to produce a brand new album entitled "Worlds Collide", due for release on October 15 in Europe and October 26 in the USA via Frontiers Records. Marcie Michelle Free (vocals; KING KOBRA, SIGNAL), Bruce ...

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Addicted to Metal - KISSIN' DYNAMITE

If it's well played and written with sizeable hooks I'm usually a sucker for this good time traditional/power metal stuff, be it EDGUY, DREAM EVIL, FIREWIND, or, as recently noted, SABATON. In the case of "Addicted to Metal" by Germany's KISSIN' DYNAMITE the times are indeed good; the style a blend of '80s hair metal ...

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SHADYON Signs With INNER WOUND RECORDINGS

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the signing of the French progressive metal band SHADYON. The group's new album, "Mind Control", will be released in Europe and North America on August 27. According to a press release, SHADYON "combines progressive parts, powerful riffs and AOR melodies and blends them together in a tasteful way, and create ...

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Former PANTERA Manager's Personal Memorabilia Collection Featured in Rock Auction

Rock fans and collectors get ready! Backstage Auctions Inc., the online boutique auction house specializing in authentic rock memorabilia from personal collections of legendary musicians and entertainment professionals, is opening the door to rock fans everywhere with The Vintage Pop & Rock Auction, May 16-23. The online auction event features the personal collections of several ...

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ROCK 'N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP Coming To A Town Near You This Fall

Having already established itself in London, Los Angeles and New York as the place where rock and roll fantasies come to life, Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp will hit the road this fall for a four-city tour. Beginning October 15-17 in Chicago, Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp will offer aspiring musicians three-day "weekend warrior" packages ...

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BUCKCHERRY Frontman To Guest On New 'Bones' Episode

As the next installment of Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp in London, England at the historic Abbey Road studios May 25-31 nears, word has come that a death is being investigated at the Camp. But it's not anything would-be rock stars need to worry about — it is for an upcoming episode of Fox-TV's hit ...

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TREAT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reunited Swedish hard rockers TREAT have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HIGH ON FIRE has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY SMOKE ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) ...

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CATHEDRAL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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MAYHEM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY ...

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