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QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON Schedules Guitar Clinic

QUEENSRŸCHE's Michael Wilton will conduct a guitar clinic on September 8 at noon at the following location: Good and Loud Music 5225 University Ave. Madison, WI 53705 QUEENSRŸCHE recently announced plans to record and release a double live album recorded on its current "Operation: Mindcrime II" tour. Tentatively titled "Operation: LIVECrime II", the set will ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer Talks About Charity Motorcycle Rides

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE is getting ready to start a North American tour for its "Operation: Mindcrime II" album, but it's also got something else in the works. Frontman Geoff Tate and guitarist Mike Stone will be hosting motorcycle rides with fans throughout the tour to raise money for the VH1 Save The Music ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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RUFFIANS: New Album Details Revealed

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band that at one time featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, will release its new album, "Desert of Tears", on October 20 via Metal Heaven Records. The CD was recorded at Trident/Imperial Studios in Northern California. "Desert of Tears" track listing: 01. I Believe 02. Running ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer Joins Forces With Music Software Producer

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has joined forces with Audiowarrior producer Greg Giametta and lent his 25 years of recording and touring experience to create an efficient, easy-to-use and indispensable drum track building Propellerhead Reason ReFill toolbox. For more information, visit www.audiowarrior.com. QUEENSRŸCHE recently announced plans to record and release a double live album ...

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Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part I - HELLOWEEN

In the present day, when HELLOWEEN fans argue about the band's continued relevance or lack thereof, and debate which album or era holds the most merit, it's easy to forget the time when this band could absolutely do no wrong. They pretty much wrote the rule book in 1987 with "Keeper of the Seven Keys, ...

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MOB RULES: 'Ethnolution A.D.' Track Listing Revealed

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Ethnolution A.D.", due on October 23 in Europe (October 20 in Germany). Produced once again by Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS), the CD marks the recording debut with the group of guitarist Sven Lüdke (ex-MURDER ONE) and bassist Markus ...

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RESISTANCE Begins Recording New Album

Los Angeles power/thrash metallers RESISTANCE have entered Desert Moon Recording Studios in Anaheim, California to begin recording their new album, "Patents of Control". The follow-up to 2005's "Lies In Black" (Lion Music) is being produced by RESISTANCE and Patrick Miller, with the final mix set to be handled by famed producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer's ROCKENWRAPS Launches Online Superstore

RockenWraps, a "most unique and truly new innovative concept in drum finishing" founded by QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield, has announced the launch of its online superstore. The RockenWraps.com superstore for personalization of musical instruments targets a broad audience of musicians interested in changing the physical appearance of their instruments through the use of easy to ...

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TWISTED INTO FORM to Release Long-Awaited Debut Next Month

TWISTED INTO FORM, the Norwegian band featuring Kaj Gornitzka (guitar, ex-SPIRAL ARCHITECT), Erik Aadland (bass), David Husvik (drums, EXTOL) and Leif J. Knashaug (vocals, ex-SPIRAL ARCHITECT session), will release its long-awaited debut album, "Then Comes Affliction to Awaken the Dreamer", on September 19 via Sensory Records. The CD was recorded between January 2004 and March ...

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MOB RULES To Release New Album In October

German melodic metallers MOB RULES are scheduled to release their fifth studio album, "Ethnolution A.D.", on October 23 in Europe (October 20 in Germany). Produced once again by Markus Teske (VANDEN PLAS, SPOCK'S BEARD, OASIS), the CD marks the recording debut with the group of guitarist Sven Lüdke (ex-MURDER ONE) and bassist Markus Brinkmann. According ...

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PAMELA MOORE: Solo Album Featuring QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE Members Now Available

Pamela Moore, the voice of "Sister Mary" from QUEENSRŸCHE's legendary concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and its sequel, "Operation: Mindcrime II", has finally released her long-awaited new solo album, "Stories from a Blue Room". The CD, which was produced by Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE), features guest appearances by Michael Wilton (QUEENSRŸCHE, SOULBENDER), Jeff ...

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Former RUFFIANS Bassist Dead At 41

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band that at one time featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, has issued the following statement: "After a long, hard-fought battle with several debilitating health problems, our longtime friend and bassist for many years, Dan Moura, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2006 at 12:30 p.m. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Live Album Due In The Fall

QUEENSRŸCHE's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Word from the Campaign is that there are a lot of projects going on while the band's touring in support of 'Operation: Mindcrime II'. For example... while the band has been on the road they have been busy writing new material for the next ...

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FIFTH ANGEL: Unofficial Web Site Launched

FifthAngel.net, the unofficial home to all information regarding the Seattle metal band FIFTH ANGEL, has been launched. Created and compiled by Seattle metal historian Brian Heaton (the curator of BreakdownRoom.net, a database of fellow Seattle rockers' QUEENSRŸCHE's live concert history), FifthAngel.net features a detailed band history and discography, along with various news clippings from FIFTH ...

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LORD To Support QUEENSRŸCHE In Australia

Australia's heavy metallers LORD have announced they have secured the sole support slot for QUEENSRŸCHE's national Australian tour. LORD, who rose from the ashes of DUNGEON after their dissolution in late 2005, are currently on their own national tour, which will resume after the completion of the dates with QUEENSRŸCHE. LORD supporting QUEENSRŸCHE: Jul. 14 ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE 'Arrest' Explained

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate has issued the following update regarding the recent report that the entire band was arrested on June 11 at the Amsterdam, Netherlands, airport for allegedly smuggling illegal firearms: "What a day! At the airport in Amsterdam, we were all lined up at the ticket counter checking in for the flight to ...

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SWEDEN ROCK Festival: Photos Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos from this past weekend's Sweden Rock festival, which took place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden, have been posted online at Stargazer.it. Check them out: Day 1 (Photos): CATHEDRAL DORO EXTREMA KROKUS JEFF HEALEY JOURNEY GEORGE THOROGOOD DEEP PURPLE Day 2 (Photos): ARCH ENEMY GOTTHARD METAL CHURCH ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Q2K' Reissue Details Revealed

Rhino Records has set an August 29, 2006 release date for the reissue of QUEENSRŸCHE's 1999 effort, "Q2K". The new CD will include four bonus tracks. In addition, limited-edition signed copies and a free "Q2K" cap will be included in the new package. "Q2K" re-release track listing: 01. Falling Down 02. Sacred Ground 03. One ...

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