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ARMORED SAINT Guitarist Talks About Band's 'Reunion'

Diana DeVille of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with ODIN/ARMORED SAINT guitarist Jeff Duncan. A few excerpts from the chat follow: KNAC.COM: How did you feel about the [ARMORED SAINT] reunion and the reaction from the fans? Jeff: Oh, well, ARMORED SAINT's kind of funny in that, I didn't really consider it so ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN: 'It's Been A Crazy Week'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has issued the following update: "It's been a crazy week. Played [House of Blues in West Hollywood, California] with [fiancée] Pearl [Aday; singer and Meat Loaf's daughter] Wednesday [Sept. 6], flew to [New York City] Thursday and met my friends at Blue Ribbon (best fried chicken in the world) for dinner ...

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ALICE COOPER: Fall Tour Schedule Finalized

ALICE COOPER has announced the details of his fall tour that marks the last of his 2006 concert plans, according to LiveDaily.com. Cooper continues to back his latest studio set, "Dirty Diamonds", which hit stores just over a year ago. Cooper's backing band currently features guitarists Keri Kelli and Damon Johnson (BROTHER CANE), bassist Chuck ...

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DC4 Featuring ARMORED SAINT, Ex-DIO Members: Studio Time Booked

Los Angeles-based hard rock band DC4, featuring former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN, BIRD OF PREY) on drums, and Matt Duncan on bass, will enter the studio mid-November with producer Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) to record the follow-up to ...

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ANGRA: New Album Will Be 'Much Heavier' Than Previous Efforts

Brazilian melodic metallers ANGRA have posted the following message on their official web site: "ANGRA is putting the very final touches unto its new album. The CD is going to be released in October and shall be the main event in the band's 15th anniversary celebrations. "The name of the record has been finally announced. ...

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ULCERATE: Debut Album Samples Available

Two songs from ULCERATE's upcoming debut album, "Of Fracture and Failure", have been posted online at the Neurotic Records web site. Check out the tracks "Becoming the Lycanthrope" and "Martyr of the Soil" at this location. The New Zealand-based technical death metal band's debut album, "Of Fracture and Failure" was recorded and mixed ...

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SPREAD EAGLE: Touring Lineup Finalized

The touring lineup for SPREAD EAGLE's "Back On The Bitch Tour 2006" will consist of founding members Ray West on vocals and Rob De Luca on bass. Joining them will be John Macaluso on drums (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TNT), who played on the group's "Open to the Public" album. On guitar will be Chris Caffery, who ...

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Former DIO Guitarist ROWAN ROBERSTON Joins DC4

Los Angeles-based hard rock band DC4 has announced the addition of Rowan Robertson to a lineup that also includes brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN) on drums and Matt Duncan on bass. Rowan is best known for nailing down the lead guitar spot with DIO in 1989 ...

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Guitarist CHRIS CAFFERY To Tour With SPREAD EAGLE

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) will be joining SPREAD EAGLE on the road beginning on August 18 in Westfield, MA. Commented Caffery: "Some very good friends of mine have a band called SPREAD EAGLE. They released two killer CDs in the '90s and are re-releasing them now. They reformed and are hitting the road. ...

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WOLFMOTHER Goes Back On The Prowl Next Month

Launch Radio Networks reports: WOLFMOTHER has put together another North American tour that will begin on September 9 in Brooklyn, New York and finish up on September 30 at the Download Festival in San Francisco. The trek will also encompass both versions of the Virgin Festival in Canada and the U.S. WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale ...

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SPREAD EAGLE Debut Album Gets Reissued

Lovember Records, in association with Universal Music, has reissued SPREAD EAGLE's debut album. Considered to be a "classic," this record was newly remastered and contains all 11 songs, including the hits "Switchblade Serenade", "Scratch Like A Cat", "Broken City" and "Thru These Eyes". The album is only available for purchase at www.lovemberrecords.com. As ...

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SOULFLY Announces U.S. Tour Dates

SOULFLY has announced some U.S. tour dates that will kick off late next month and run through October. Joining them on this U.S. tour will be FULL BLOWN CHAOS, WICKED WISDOM, and INCITE. The dates are as follows: Aug. 17 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre (D-Low Memorial Festival) Sep. 18 - San Diego, CA ...

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SUICIDE CITY: More Tour Dates Announced

SUICIDE CITY, the new band featuring BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei and former KITTIE bassist Jennifer Arroyo, will kick off their "Perfect Timing Summer Tour 2006" tonight (July 15) at Mark's Showplace in Bedford, NH. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jul. 15 - Bedford, NH - Mark's Showplace Jul. 16 - Red Bank, NJ - Chubbys ...

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BRIAN POSEHN To Appear On 'Conan O'Brien'

Comedian/actor Brian Posehn is set to appear on NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" tonight (Tuesday July 11) at 12:35 a.m. EST. Posehn will be appearing on this hit late night show in support of his new CD, "Live In: Nerd Rage", which is being released today in North America. Other guests scheduled for the ...

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Deathrider - MOTORJESUS

If the greasy-knuckled biker rock of BRAND NEW SIN turns your crank, then these long-running German hessians (wisely debuting a new name, after spending years trying to get somewhere as THE SHITHEADZ) will fill the bill nicely. Throw in a little bit of accented Hetfield yowl, the occasional tough-but-generic mid-'90s ANTHRAX riffery, and the occasional ...

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