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AEROSMITH To Take One Year Off Following Japanese Tour

ABC ePrep is reporting that guitarist Joe Perry has told syndicated columnist Marilyn Beck that AEROSMITH will take a year off after they wrap up their Japanese tour on July 25. According to Perry, the band haven't had a vacation of longer than three weeks over the past four years and will use some of ...

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Singer PERRY FARRELL Comments On JANE'S ADDICTION's Split

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has spoken to Rolling Stone magazine about the group's decision to go their separate ways less than a year following the release of their first album of original material since 1990's "Ritual de lo Habitual", 2003's "Strays". "The band went astray, falling into shallow holes," Farrell told Rolling Stone. "There ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer Completing Work On Autobiography

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins is putting the finishing touches on his autobiography, "Dawn of the Metal Gods", scheduled for publication before the end of the year through Firefly Publishing. The book will recount the origins of the band from 1969 onward and includes exclusive photographs donated by friends, including Robert Plant, among others. ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Split Up Again?

JANE'S ADDICTION appear to have split up again, according to an online statement posted jointly by bandmates Dave Navarro (guitar), Stephen Perkins (drums) and Chris Chaney (bass). "We know we can't avoid this anymore so we will give it our best shot," the statement reads. "What's the deal? The deal is that it ...

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AEROSMITH: TYLER & PERRY Appearance To Re-Air On 'World Café'

The AEROSMITH "World Café" session will re-air on Thursday, July 1. It will include an extensive interview with host David Dye and a historic acoustic performance with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of "Back Back Train" and "Hangman Jury". The "World Café" airs regularly Mon-Fri with David Dye on over 160 AAA public radio affiliates ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Talks About His Hot Sauce Formula

Michael Deeds of the Gannett News Service recently spoke to AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry about his newly created first hot sauce, Joe Perry's Rock Your World Boneyard Brew. A couple of excerpts follow: Question: What's hotter: The bluesy new AEROSMITH album, "Honkin' on Bobo", or Rock Your World hot sauce? Joe Perry: "The hot sauce, ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA Cancelled Due to Poor Ticket Sales

The 2004 edition of the Lollapalooza tour has been abruptly cancelled due to poor ticket sales, according to the event's official web site. "This morning (June 22), tour organizers and concert promoters, faced with several million dollars of losses, made the very tough decision to pull the tour," the site says. "My heart aches along ...

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AEROSMITH To Resume Touring Tonight

AEROSMITH are in a "holding pattern," guitarist Joe Perry told The Boston Globe, after canceling three shows because Steven Tyler blew out his voice. The band hope to resume its tour tonight in Pittsburgh, then next Thursday play the Tweeter Center with CHEAP TRICK. "It's a miracle how Steven does what he does," Perry said. ...

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JEFF PILSON Announces WAR AND PEACE Touring Lineup

Former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson has announced the touring lineup for his WAR AND PEACE project. "On guitar is the person I was hoping to get, Mitch Perry," Pilson writes on his web site. "Not only have I known and admired Mitch for a very long time, I’ve done some recent playing with him and ...

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Original ANTHRAX Singer To Perform In San Bernardino

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing the Inland Empire at the Lyrics Bar and Grill in San Bernadino, CA on Saturday, June 12 at 10:00pm. Lyrics is located at 471 W. 4th Street. Tel: (909) 889-2067. Also ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Honkin' on Bobo' Certified Gold

AEROSMITH's "Honkin' On Bobo" has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. "Honkin' on Bobo", released in March through Columbia, features classic blues songs by MUDDY WATERS, FISHER/HOPKINS, BLIND WILLIE MCTELL and others done AEROSMITH-style, and one original, a track called ...

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Report: AEROSMITH To Rock With BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA

AEROSMITH are in talks to appear alongside the Boston Pops Orchestra at their annual Independence Day concert, according to the Boston Herald. According to a source close to the band cited by the newspaper, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and the rest are discussing the prospect of rockin' the house with Keith Lockhart and the Pops ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Baby Please Don't Go' Video Posted Online

AEROSMITH have released the first video, "Baby Please Don't Go", from their critically acclaimed album, "Honkin' On Bobo". Directed by Mark Haefeli with some help from one of the band's closest friends, the high-energy camera work and editing "allows AEROSMITH to explode into every frame with the kind of raw, rough and raucous energy the ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer NEIL TURBIN: Upcoming Shows Announced

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at Harry O's in Manhattan Beach, CA on Sunday, June 20. The band will also be performing at South Bay Music Awards at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse in Hermosa Beach, CA ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Keyboardist To Begin Work On Solo Album

In an exclusive interview with Boston writer Debby Rao for Glam-Metal.com, GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed previewed his upcoming tour plans and new solo album. When asked about his tour with HOOKERS-N-BLOW, Dizzy said, "We will start in New York on Long Island, June 3 and then we head up to Boston to play ...

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GUITAR WORLD Magazine Invites You To Design Your Dream Guitar

Guitar World magazine and premier guitar-makers Fender Musical Instrument Corporation are offering fans a chance to design their "dream" guitar and have it judged by three true hard rock icons: BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi (No. 1 on Guitar World's list of the greatest metal guitarists), AEROSMITH's Joe Perry and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE/AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello. ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer Announces Solo Date

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at The Joint on Wednesday, May 5, 2004. The Joint is located at 8771 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035. Phone (310) 275-2619. The band will be performing right after ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Keyboardist Schedules East Coast Dates

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed will take HOOKERS N BLOW to the East Coast for a handful of dates in early June. The last time HOOKERS played New York City at Don Hills, Richard Fortus (GUNS N' ROSES guitarist) showed up and did a few tunes including the BOB DYLAN classic "Knockin' on Heaven's ...

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WHITESNAKE, Ex-QUIET RIOT Members Sign Copies Of 'Food That Rocks': Photos Available

Drummer Frankie Banali's (ex-QUIET RIOT, W.A.S.P.) web site is currently hosting several photos from the March 18 in-store book signing for "Food That Rocks", the rock and roll cookbook co-authored by Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. In addition to Cindy, David and co-author Margie Lapanja, others in attendance at the Virgin Megastore ...

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