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PRONG Drummer Quits, Embarks On New Adventure

Drummer Dan Laudo has officially left PRONG. His statement on the matter reads as follows: "After seven years playing drums for PRONG that included two albums, a live DVD and many tours around the world, I am leaving the band to concentrate on other projects. The BIG ON MARS CD for Kooklavu Records is nearing ...

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PERRY FARRELL Discusses THE SATELLITE PARTY

Former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell recently spoke to RollingStone.com about THE SATELLITE PARTY, his new musical-theater piece, which is scheduled to debut at Lollapalooza on July 23 and 24 at Chicago's Grant Park THE SATELLITE PARTY features Farrell's collaborations with an eclectic cast of musicians, including RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Flea and John Frusciante, ...

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SATELLITE PARTY Confirmed For LOLLAPALOOZA

According to MTV.com, former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell's newest band, the SATELLITE PARTY — which includes former EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt and world-music percussionist Gabriele Corcos — will be performing at this summer's two-day Lollapalooza (July 23-24) in Chicago. The group will be joined onstage by special guest Tony Kanal, according to a spokesperson ...

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MITCH PERRY To Release 'Projects' Album This Month

Guitarist Mitch Perry (MSG, WAR & PEACE) will release his "Projects" album on June 20 via Z Records. The album, which features vocalist Paul Shortino (ROUGH CUTT, QUIET RIOT) and bassist Sean McNabb (GREAT WHITE), is said to be "an amazing classic hard rock release that will please any self-respecting fan this summer." The complete ...

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PRONG: 'The Vault' DVD To Receive U.S. Release This Month

PRONG's "The Vault" will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on June 28 via Locomotive Music. Released in Europe on March 14 via Locomotive Music, "The Vault" contains three different concerts on two disks (approximately four hours): The entire 2002 show from Amsterdam (Melkweg), featuring the "new lineup" from the "100% Live" tour, 2003's With Full ...

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PERRY FARRELL To Record With THE DOORS?

Trent McMartin of Canada's Soul Shine magazine has issued the following report: According to the Perry Farrell fan pageAintNoRight.com, the surviving members of THE DOORS have approached ex–JANE'S ADDICTION singer Perry Farrell to record an album with them. This August Farrell will perform with THE DOORS at the VH1 taping of "Decades". Recent ...

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KORN Confirmed For Switzerland's GAMPEL Festival

KORN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Gampel festival, set to take place August 18-21 in Gampel, Switzerland. The band will perform on Friday, August 19, according to the festival's official web site. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are THE ROOTS and JOE COCKER, among many others. KORN ...

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KORN Singer Begins Laying Down Vocals For New Album

According to a post by Jonathan Davis at ButtSexCrips.com, the KORN frontman has finished laying down vocals for two songs for the group's upcoming album, "Souvenir of Sadness". "Just lead vocal tracks [are done] — no overdubs yet," he writes. "Shit is sounding amazing." KORN have worked with several producers during the pre-production stage for ...

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AEROSMITH Members In POPE Salute

ABC ePrep reports: AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, country-pop stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Britney Spears, and James Earl Jones are among the celebrities reading the late Pope John Paul II's inspirational writings, poems, and prayers in a new video. It's called "Tribute To Pope John Paul II", and it is available for ...

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Eternal Nightmare (reissue) - VIO-LENCE

Following the re-release last year of VIO-LENCE's "Oppressing the Masses", this reissue brings the long-scarce debut album, "Eternal Nightmare", back into print, and adds on a 2001 live show as a bonus disc. While VIO-LENCE is chiefly known today as the starting point for Robb Flynn (and now Phil Demmel) of MACHINE HEAD, they've always ...

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KORN Frontman To Begin Recording Vocals For New Album Next Week

According to a post by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis at ButtSexCrips.com, KORN have finished recording the instrumental parts for their upcoming album, "Souvenir of Sadness", and all that is left to be recorded are his vocals. Davis is currently scheduled to begin laying down his tracks next week. KORN have worked with several producers during ...

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STEVEN TYLER Joins JOE PERRY Onstage At Boston Gig

Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan of The Boston Globe report: "It was an AEROSMITH reunion of sorts when guitarist Joe Perry gigged at Harpers Ferry Monday night. (The marquee was cleverly altered to read 'Harpers Perry.') Playing in support of his new solo CD, Perry attracted a few high-profile pals — Peter Wolf and Gary ...

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PERRY FARRELL Talks About His New Project SATELLITE PARTY

Former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has spoken to MTV.com about his next project, SATELLITE PARTY. Described as "a hybrid of electronic, rock, experimental house and hip-hop", SATELLITE PARTY also features guitarist Nuno Bettencourt of EXTREME and seasoned world-music percussionist Gabriele Corcos, who is married to "Entourage" actress Debi Mazar. "I've basically created ...

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KORN Finish Laying Down Drums For New Album

KORN have finished recording the drums for their upcoming studio album and "they turned out amazing," according to an online posting by the group's lead singer, Jonathan Davis. "[On Tuesday, April 26] we start Munky [guitar] and Fieldy [bass]," Davis writes. According to Davis, KORN have worked with several producers during the pre-production stage for ...

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Fan Club Opening Doors To Historical AEROSMITH Sites And Meeting With Drummer JOEY KRAMER

In a unique VIP access package, AEROSMITH's fan club, Aero Force One, which is managed by Paid, Inc.'s Celebrity Services, is offering members an exclusive visit with AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer and a three-day behind-the-scenes tour of recording studios and other sites that have played significant roles in AEROSMITH's long history of success. "Behind the ...

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KURT COBAIN Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

ABC ePrep is reporting that a guitar designed by Kurt Cobain's mother and sister is among the decorated axes for sale at "Rock The Cure", a star-studded charity auction that will take place May 3 at The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the auction features guitars decorated by the likes of ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 9, with an encore presentation scheduled for May 11. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK ...

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