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GAMMACIDE To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Texas Tour

This summer, legendary Texas thrashers GAMMACIDE will mark their 20th year of existence by spreading their highly toxic brand of metal throughout their home state. Those in attendance can expect 100 percent old-school thrash metal mayhem, featuring classic cuts from their 1990 release "Victims of Science" as well as a preview of brand new GAMMACIDE ...

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PERRY FARRELL's SATELLITE PARTY Sign With COLUMBIA

Billboard.com is reporting that Perry Farrell's new band SATELLITE PARTY has signed with Columbia, which will release the group's self-titled debut album later this year. The project boasts guest appearances by RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS members Flea and John Frusciante, plus NEW ORDER bassist Peter Hook. The group also features former EXTREME guitarist ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Planning More U.S. Dates In September

Axl Rose had an all-star audience turn out for his GUNS N' ROSES New York shows last week, according to a press release. Famous faces in the crowd included Matthew Perry, Mickey Rourke, Drea De Matteo, Lenny Kravitz, Jamie Lynn Sigler, Fred Durst, Sebastian Bach, Ethan Hawke, Jay Z, Jimmy Fallon, Maxwell and Sean Penn. ...

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PERRY FARRELL Planning Summer Arrival For New Band

Launch Radio Networks reports: Ex-JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell is hoping to release the debut album from his new band, SATELLITE PARTY, this summer, according to Billboard.com. The self-titled disc will feature guest appearances from RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea and guitarist John Frusciante, as well as BLACK EYED PEAS vocalist Fergie, NEW ORDER ...

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VIO-LENCE Complete Work On 'Blood And Dirt' DVD

Legendary San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal band VIO-LENCE have completed work on their two-disc DVD, "Blood and Dirt", tentatively due later in the year via Megaforce. Produced and directed by Jerry Allen of Metallian Productions, "Blood and Dirt" is over three and a half hours long and contains "a ton of live footage spanning ...

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Photos Of Road Accident Involving Ex-Members Of QUIET RIOT, LOVE/HATE Posted Online

Several photos of this past Sunday's (April 9) road accident scene in Danvers, Massachusetts involving members of HOOKERS 'N' BLOW — the band featuring GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed, guitarist Alex Grossi (ex-QUIET RIOT, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES), drummer Troy Patrick Farrell (WHITE LION), and bassist Scottie Griffin (LIARS AND CHEATS) — have been posted online ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT, LOVE/HATE Members Involved In Road Accident

Several members of HOOKERS 'N' BLOW — the band featuring GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed, guitarist Alex Grossi (ex-QUIET RIOT, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES), drummer Troy Patrick Farrell (WHITE LION), and bassist Scottie Griffin (LIARS AND CHEATS) — were involved in a road accident over the weekend. Grossi and Griffin suffered rib injuries, while singer Jizzy ...

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Original EXTREME To Reunite For New England Dates In June

Boston radio station WAAF has announced that original EXTREME members Gary Cherone (vocals, ex-VAN HALEN), Nuno Bettencourt (guitar), Paul Geary (drums), and Pat Badger (bass) will be reuniting for a show at the Bank of America Pavilion (formerly Fleet Pavilion) in Boston on Friday, June 30. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, April 15 ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman To Undergo Surgery; Band Cancel Rest Of Tour

AEROSMITH have been forced to cancel the remaining dates on the fifth leg of their "Rockin' the Joint" sold-out North American tour (which has been ongoing since October 2005) in order for lead singer Steven Tyler to have surgery. Despite AEROSMITH's desire to keep the tour going as long as possible, Tyler's doctors advised him ...

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AEROSMITH: London, Ontario Show Cancelled

The AEROSMITH/CHEAP TRICK performance scheduled for March 21 at the John Labatt Center in London, ON has been cancelled. There is no plan to reschedule the date. Refunds will be made available at the point of purchase. Since March 4, scheduled concerts in in Pensacola, FL; Lexington, KY; Manchester, NH; Hershey, PA; Wilkes-Barre, PA; East ...

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GAMMACIDE Complete Six Songs For Possible New CD

Guitarist Rick Perry of the reunited Texas thrashers GAMMACIDE has issued the following update on the band's current activities: "Many of you have asked if there are going to be any more GAMMACIDE shows. The answer is yes, we are planning to do a Texas tour this summer including one show in the Dallas/Ft. Worth ...

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AEROSMITH: Montreal Show Cancelled

Due to an illness in the band, the AEROSMITH concert scheduled for Sunday, March 19 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec has been cancelled. There is no plan to reschedule the date. Refunds are available ONLY at point of purchase. The promoter apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. Since March 4, scheduled ...

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AEROSMITH To Resume Tour In Montreal?

According to LiveDaily.com, AEROSMITH plan to resume their tour Sunday (March 19) with a gig in Montreal, a band spokeswoman said. Since March 4, scheduled concerts in in Pensacola, FL; Lexington, KY; Manchester, NH; Hershey, PA; Wilkes-Barre, PA; and East Lansing, MI, were canceled, some with little notice. The reason for the cancellations ...

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AEROSMITH/CHEAP TRICK: Pensacola Show Cancelled

Due to illness, last night's (March 4) AEROSMITH/CHEAP TRICK performance at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, Florida was canceled. Civic Center officials said the show will not be rescheduled, according to The Pensacola News Journal. Refunds are available at point of purchase. AEROSMITH resumed their latest tour Thursday night (March 2) in Hollywood, Florida, ...

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AEROSMITH Return To The Road — Again

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH resumes their latest tour tonight (Thursday, March 2) in Hollywood, Florida, with CHEAP TRICK along as the opening act. Lead guitarist Joe Perry told Launch he hopes that for this leg of the tour and the rest of the year, AEROSMITH will continue digging into their catalog for rarely-played gems. ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Up For GRAMMY Award Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be at the Grammy Awards tonight (Wednesday, February 8) as both a performer and a nominee. He and Steven Tyler will take part in the all-star salute to SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, and Perry is also in the running for the Best Rock Instrumental Performance ...

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VIO-LENCE: 'No More Re-Releases, Reunions Or Re-Anything'

Former VIO-LENCE and current MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has posted the following message on the official VIO-LENCE web site: "All of us former VIO-members want to thank you all for your interest and support of the band. From early days to the final reunion shows, we've always had a very loyal following and owe ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Set For LES PAUL Salute Next Week

Launch Radio Networks reports: Guitarists Joe Perry from AEROSMITH and Neal Schon from JOURNEY are among those taking part in a tribute concert to music industry legend Les Paul next week. The Les Paul & Friends: 90th Birthday Salute takes place at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, next Tuesday (February 7), and it's ...

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