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SOUNDGARDEN's CHRIS CORNELL Completes Recording New Solo Album

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell has revealed via Facebook that he has finished recording his new solo album. The effort is expected later in the year. After SOUNDGARDEN disbanded in 1997 at the height of the group's success, Cornell embarked on a solo career, releasing "Euphoria Morning" in 1999 and debuting a softer sound both live ...

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Legendary THE RUNAWAYS Producer KIM FOWLEY Dies At 75

Legendary Hollywood impresario/producer Kim Fowley died earlier today (Thursday, January 15) after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley is best known for his role behind a string of novelty and cult pop rock singles in the 1960s, and for managing THE RUNAWAYS in the 1970s. He produced the band's 1976 self-titled ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's CHRIS CORNELL Begins Recording New Solo Album

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell has revealed via Twitter that he has just begun recording a new solo album. No further details are currently available. After SOUNDGARDEN disbanded in 1997 at the height of the group's success, Cornell embarked on a solo career, releasing "Euphoria Morning" in 1999 and debuting a softer sound both live and ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Taps Producer CHRIS TSANGARIDES For New Studio Album

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL will enter the Ecology Room in the UK on January 26, 2015 with producer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, GARY MOORE) to begin recording their 13th album for a spring release via UDR Music. Tsangarides, who already had a brief cooperation with GIRLSCHOOL on the 1983 "1-2-3-4 Rock ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: 'Storm' Video Released

On November 24, SOUNDGARDEN released the long-awaited 3-CD rarities collection "Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path". Among the set's seven unreleased tracks is a brand-new recording, "Storm", recorded in May this year with producer Jack Endino in Seattle. You can now see the video for the track below. Taking in everything from original ...

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KING DIAMOND: 'Dreams Of Horror' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Dreams Of Horror", a 2xCD collection of KING DIAMOND songs, newly enhanced into ultimate editions by King Diamond and Andy La Rocque themselves, sold around 1,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. "Dreams Of Horror" is the only "best-of" album covering the band's entire career. King Diamond and Andy La ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Planning To Reissue Remixed First Album

SOUNDGARDEN has already released a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of its 1994 album, "Superunknown", this year and has a three-CD collection of B-sides and rarities called "Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path" on tap for next week. But the band isn't done restoring its old catalog yet. Guitarist Kim Thayil told The Pulse ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: Cover Version Of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE's 'Thank You' Available For Streaming

On November 24, SOUNDGARDEN will release the long-awaited 3-CD rarities collection "Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path". Among the set's seven unreleased tracks is a brand-new recording, "Storm", recorded in May this year with producer Jack Endino in Seattle. You can pre-order the album here — available from Soundgardenworld.com in several ...

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KING DIAMOND: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Houston Concert

Fan-filmed video footage KING DIAMOND's November 5 concert at House Of Blues in Houston, Texas can seen below. KING DIAMOND played its first show with new bassist, Swedish musician Pontus Egberg (THE POODLES, LION'S SHARE, ZAN CLAN), on July 25 at Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden. Egberg joined KING DIAMOND following the recent departure of ...

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KING DIAMOND: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Seattle Concert

Fan-filmed video footage KING DIAMOND's October 28 concert at Moore Theatre in Seattle, Washington can seen below. KING DIAMOND played its first show with new bassist, Swedish musician Pontus Egberg (THE POODLES, LION'S SHARE, ZAN CLAN), on July 25 at Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden. Egberg joined KING DIAMOND following the recent departure of Hal ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Release 'Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path' 3-CD Rarities Collection

On November 24, SOUNDGARDEN will release the long-awaited 3-CD rarities collection "Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path". Among the set's seven unreleased tracks is a brand-new recording, "Storm", recorded in May this year with producer Jack Endino in Seattle. You can pre-order the album here — available from Soundgardenworld.com in several ...

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KING DIAMOND: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Silver Spring Concert

Fan-filmed video footage KING DIAMOND's October 13 concert at The Fillmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, Maryland seen below. KING DIAMOND played its first show with new bassist, Swedish musician Pontus Egberg (THE POODLES, LION'S SHARE, ZAN CLAN), on July 25 at Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden. Egberg joined KING DIAMOND following the recent departure ...

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KING DIAMOND: Video Footage Of North American Tour Rehearsals

Video footage of the Dallas, Texas rehearsals for KING DIAMOND's upcoming North American tour can be seen below. The trek is scheduled to kick off tonight (Saturday, October 11) in Atlanta, Georgia. KING DIAMOND played its first show with new bassist, Swedish musician Pontus Egberg (THE POODLES, LION'S SHARE, ZAN CLAN), on July 25 at ...

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KING DIAMOND: 'I Don't Take Tomorrow For Granted'

Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond, who underwent open-heart triple-bypass surgery in November 2010, says that he was never particularly concerned about the financial setback incurred due to high expenses of surgery and recuperating during convalescence period. He told "The Metal Voice" in a new interview (hear audio below): "I have not thrown my money ...

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KING DIAMOND Best-Of Collection Due In November

Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond has revealed to Full Metal Jackie that a comprehensive "best-of" collection from his namesake band will be made available on November 11 via Metal Blade Records. The musician, who is also working on a new studio album from KING DIAMOND, says: "Metal Blade got the chance, through getting some ...

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Video: CHRIS CORNELL Reunites With Former AUDIOSLAVE Bandmate TOM MORELLO At Seattle Benefit Concert

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell made a guest appearance last night (Friday, September 26) during a performance by his former AUDIOSLAVE bandmate, guitarist Tom Morello, at the El Corazon in Seattle. Morello's acoustic set was part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, the grassroots organization that successfully fought for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle. ...

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SICK OF IT ALL's KOLLER Brothers Discuss Sandy Hook And 9/11 Conspiracy Theories (Video)

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with Lou (vocals) and Pete Koller (guitar) of New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the U.S. mainstream media is owned directly by large multinational corporations, which are connected ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Reunite With Former AUDIOSLAVE Bandmate TOM MORELLO At Seattle Benefit Concert

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell will make a guest appearance during a performance by his former AUDIOSLAVE bandmate, guitarist Tom Morello, on September 26 at the El Corazon in Seattle. Morello's acoustic set will be part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, the grassroots organization that successfully fought for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle. ...

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