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ANTAGONIST Introduces New Guitarist

Since the fall release of its Prosthetic debut "Exist", produced by Fred Archambault (DEFTONES, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ALICE COOPER), the Los Angeles-based ANTAGONIST has toured steadily throughout the western United States, and the band will continue to do so throughout the spring. Lead shredder/vocalist Carlos Garcia recently provided the following update: "We'd like to thank everyone ...

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KORN, DEF LEPPARD, WHITESNAKE Members In 'Imagine Peace' Video Series

Rocking For Peace, a new initiative dedicated to "circulating the message of world peace, and the ultimate goal of helping war-torn families", has posted a number of videos on YouTube in which several artists and celebrities appear, reciting the lyrics of JOHN LENNON's "Imagine". Participating musicians include KORN's Jonathan Davis, WHITESNAKE's David Coverdale, DEF LEPPARD's ...

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KORN, SHINEDOWN, Others To Rock Memphis

According to The Pulse of Radio, KORN and SHINEDOWN lead the lineup for the 2009 Beale Street Music Festival, scheduled for May 1-3 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joining them as part of the bill's modern rock contigent will be RISE AGAINST, 311, HINDER, FALL OUT BOY and THEORY OF A DEADMAN, while the lineup will also ...

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AEROSMITH To Begin Recording New Album Later This Month

Boston rockers AEROSMITH will head into the recording studio soon with producer Brendan O'Brien, who has previously worked with VELVET REVOLVER, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PEARL JAM, AC/DC and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, among others. Guitarist Brad Whitford states, "So far it's going great. Everybody is pretty excited about the amount of new music ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: More 'A Cabinet Of Curiosities' Details Revealed

JANE'S ADDICTION aggressively melded avant-garde, funk, metal, and punk sounds with raw sexual energy and became an incomparable force. On April 21, Rhino celebrates the legacy of JANE'S ADDICTION and unearths "A Cabinet Of Curiosities"; a 3-CD/1-DVD JANE'S ADDICTION boxed set of demos, live performances and rarities that includes 30 unreleased tracks. The set will ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist's Combo Amp Being Auctioned

A genuine touring and studio Gibson Goldtone GA30-RVS combo amp from AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry's personal collection is being auctioned (with the guitarist's permission) via eBay by Perry's personal guitar tech for the last 17 years. The amp was used in the studio for the making of AEROSMITH's "Just Push Play" record and was one ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Essential Interviews' Book Due In May

2009 will be a tremendous year for AEROSMITH, as the band plans its first album of original material since 2001, which it will support with an extensive summer tour. In celebration of these events and the band's storied accomplishments, a new 298-page book, "Aerosmith: Essential Interviews", is set for release through Rock Reader Books/Lulu on ...

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TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE To Enter Studio In April

TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE, the band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, GAMMACIDE guitarists Rick Perry and Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee and DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez, will enter the studio in April to record its debut album for a late 2009 release via Philip Anselmo's (DOWN, PANTERA) label Housecore Records. The group will also ...

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LANDMINE MARATHON Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

The Phoenix-based death/grind quintet LANDMINE MARATHON, whose late 2008 release "Rusted Eyes Awake" continues to earn critical acclaim, has inked a deal with Prosthetic Records. The band, whose three-release Level Plane Records discography has drawn frequent comparisons to NAPALM DEATH, CARCASS and BOLT THROWER, will tour throughout the spring and perform at both the New ...

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AEROSMITH Preparing To Enter Studio

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton has issued the following update: "The big news is that we had our first meeting and strategy session with our producer Brendan O'Brien [VELVET REVOLVER, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PEARL JAM, AC/DC, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS]. We've been wanting to work with him for a while. The meeting came on ...

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FALLOUT MOON Schedules Finnish Dates

FALLOUT MOON, the new band led by former ALTARIA mastermind Marko Pukkila, has scheduled the following dates: May 27 - Kuopio, Henrys Pub May 28 - Tampere, Music Bar Sputnik May 29 - Seinäjoki, [to be announced] May 30 - Pietarsaari, Music Club Jeppis FALLOUT MOON will enter the studio this summer to begin recording ...

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TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE To Film CD-Release Show For Upcoming DVD

TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE, the band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, GAMMACIDE guitarists Rick Perry and Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee and DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez, will release its debut album later in the year via Philip Anselmo's (DOWN, PANTERA) label Housecore Records. A CD-release show will take place on June 20 at Skillman ...

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AEROSMITH Taps Producer BRENDAN O'BRIEN For New Album

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry told ABC ePrep yesterday (Thursday, February 5) that he and his bandmates have already gotten together to work on material for the group's new album. "We started rehearsing last week," the guitarist revealed, adding "the band's been all gathered back together. And we've been at it and going over some of ...

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PRETTY BOY FLOYD Announces New Drummer, Bassist

California rockers PRETTY BOY FLOYD have announced addition of WHITE LION drummer Troy Patrick Farrell and bassist Criss Sixx of the MÖTLEY CRÜE tribute band TRÜE 2 CRÜE to their lineup. Upcoming PRETTY BOY FLOYD shows: Feb. 13 - The Brixton - Redondo Beach, CA (w/ STEELHEART) Feb. 15 - The Coach House - San ...

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METALLICA To Appear In KATIE COURIC's 'All Access Grammy Special'

METALLICA is among the artists who will appear during Katie Couric's one-hour "All Access Grammy Special" on CBS, airing February 4, four days before the 51st annual Grammy Awards are handed out. Couric gets personal with some of music's leading artists as she interviews past and present Grammy nominees, including Justin Timberlake, Lil' Wayne, Katy ...

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AEROSMITH Bassist 'Reviews' METALLICA Concert

The web site of AEROSMITH's official fan club, AeroForceOne, has been updated with the following message from bassist Tom Hamilton: "Saw the mighty METALLICA the other night. Before the show we stopped in and shot the sh*t with James [Hetfield] and Robert [Trujillo]. This was my first time meeting Robert Trujillo. He showed ...

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