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LONDON: 'The Metal Years' Due Next Month

A collection of rare recordings from the cult Hollywood band LONDON, entitled "The Metal Years", is scheduled for release on September 30 via Cleopatra Records. Fresh off its appearance in the 1988 Penelope Spheeris film "The Decline Of Western Civilization: The Metal Years", Hollywood's own LONDON entered American Studios in Topanga, California in the summer ...

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VINNIE VINCENT Tribute Album Cover Art Revealed

SplitScreen Entertainment has revealed the cover art for its upcoming tribute album "Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent". The official release date, full track listing and complete artist roster will be unveiled on August 6. Artists confirmed so far include Steve Brown (TRIXTER, STEREO FALLOUT), whose acoustic rendition of the Paul Stanley/Vinnie Vincent ...

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LINKIN PARK 'Putting In A Lot Of Work' For Next Album

The Pulse of Radio reportst that LINKIN PARK plans to cut down the space between new studio releases this time around, hoping not to repeat the four-year gap between 2003's "Meteora" and 2007's "Minutes to Midnight". Singer Mike Shinoda told The Pulse of Radio that the band members have been working on new material for ...

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SLASH Celebrating Birthday In Vegas

According to TheVegasEye.com, former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash will celebrate his 43rd birthday with two nights of special celebrations, performances and surprises at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festivities kick off at Bare pool lounge on Wednesday, July 23 and conclude at JET Nightclub on Thursday, July ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD's NOTHING Releases More Solo Material

Vocalist Jeffrey Nothing of the Ohio-based alternative metal band MUSHROOMHEAD has posted several tracks from his forthcoming solo album, "The New Psychodalia", on his MySpace page. MUSHROOMHEAD studio captain Steve "Skinny" Felton reportedly produced the effort, which features additional contributions from KUFF guitarist Ryan Farrell. Farrell played guitar, bass, and keyboards on the ...

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JACKNIFE Finishes Filming 'A Plague Of People' Video

Dallas, Texas-based band JACKNIFE has shot a video for the title track of its sophomore album, "A Plague of People". The clip is expected to be released before the end of the month. "A Plague of People" is scheduled for release in August via Battle Flag Records. The CD was recorded at Skyline Studios in ...

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AEROSMITH Bassist Issues Update

AEROSMITH debuted the latest game in the burgeoning Guitar Hero franchise, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, with a press conference late last month at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square, New York City. The group's bassist, Tom Hamilton, has since issued the following update: "Whoa, just getting to the point where I can look back at ...

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Ex-BLACK SHEEP Frontman Announces Touring Lineup For His Band

Self-proclaimed "'80s metal pioneer" Willie Basse has announced the touring lineup for his group in support of his new album "The Money Grind". Basse will be joined by Geoff Nicholls (BLACK SABBATH, QUARTZ) on keyboards, Bobby Rondinelli (BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, BLUE YSTER CULT) on drums and Mitch Perry (MSG, AEROSMITH) on guitar for a European ...

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DEVIL'S GIFT: Debut Album Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

DEVIL'S GIFT, the metal project of Orlando, Florida-based singer-songwriter Lennon Murphy (who performs under the name LENNON), will release its debut album in Europe on September 26 via Tiefdruck-Musik. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Looking For Jesus 02. Shadow Never Ending 03. Victim 04. Damned Angels 05. Final Words 06. ...

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'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' To Be Featured In NASCAR Sprint Cup

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today it has partnered with Activision and its long-time sponsor Target to feature the latest version of the Guitar Hero series, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, on Dario Franchitti's No. 40 Dodge in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on June 29. Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, ...

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Former ADLER'S APPETITE, ALICE COOPER, ALTARIA members Added To VINNIE VINCENT Tribute

Four additional musicians have been confirmed for the upcoming tribute album "Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent". Former ADLER'S APPETITE vocalist Sheldon Tarsha, former ALICE COOPER guitarist Ryan Roxie, former ALTARIA bassist Marko Pukkila and current WHITE LION drummer Troy Patrick Farrell have collaborated on a new recording of the VINNIE VINCENT INVASION ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: New Book 'Watch You Bleed' Due In August

"Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses", a new GUNS N' ROSES book that chronicles the remarkable rise of Axl Rose's band, "from their days as a Sunset Strip street gang dealing drugs to AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry to their eventual coronation as the kings of [sleaze rock]," is scheduled for ...

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MATT SORUM To 'Mean, Weird People' On BLABBERMOUTH.NET: 'Go Get A Life!'

During this past weekend's (June 7) edition of "Camp Freddy Radio" the weekly radio show on Los Angeles' Indie 103.1 station hosted by members of the "jam" supergroup CAMP FREDDY co-hosts Matt Sorum (VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer) and Dave Navarro (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist) discussed VELVET REVOLVER's search for a new frontman ...

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Ex-BLACK SHEEP Frontman Releases Track Featuring Late OZZY/MTLEY CRE Drummer RANDY CASTILLO

Self-proclaimed "'80s metal pioneer" Willie Basse has posted the track "Danger Zone" featuring late OZZY OSBOURNE/MTLEY CRE drummer Randy Castillo at www.myspace.com/williebasse. The track is taken from Basse's new album, "The Money Grind", which was recently released on New Empire Media. Basse is best known for his role as bassist/frontman for the legendary ...

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JACKNIFE Signs With BATTLE FLAG RECORDS

Dallas, Texas-based band JACKNIFE has inked a deal with Battle Flag Records for the release of its sophomore album, "A Plague of People", tentatively due mid-summer. The CD was recorded at Skyline Studios in the band's hometown with the help of Sterling Winfield and Tim "Timmy Tooth" Kimsey, who have more than 20 years of ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Comments On Rehab Stint

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler checked himself into a rehab facility earlier this month after a series of surgeries and post-operative physical therapy (to correct long-time foot injuries resulting from his trademark athletic performance onstage). "The doctors told me the pain in my feet could be corrected but it would require a few surgeries over time," ...

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