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TOMMY LEE Says MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion Talk Is 'Just A Rumor'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee phoned into the "Jackie & Bender" radio show on KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Thursday (Oct. 28). During the 10-minute interview, Lee talked about attending The University of Nebraska-Lincoln for his reality show, working on his autobiography with Rolling Stone's Anthony Bozza, his seemingly unlikely friendship with BACKSTREET ...

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SIN DEALER Schedule Video Shoot

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, will be shooting a video for the song "Rock & Roll Mass" next month. The group have also been busy writting new material and will hit the studio at the end of December to record six new songs, ...

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DEF LEPPARD Bassist Ties The Knot

Sheffield Today is reporting that two members of multi-million-selling Sheffield band DEF LEPPARD have gotten hitched in a matter of weeks. Bass player Rick Savage was the latest to get married — the bells having barely stopped ringing after band frontman Joe Elliott married his girlfriend Kristine at a star-studded bash in a ...

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AFTERSHOK Announce Joint Venture With AUBURN, Complete Work On New Album

AFTERSHOK, the classic hard rock/metal band fronted by SHOK PARIS lead vocalist Vic Hix, have announced their partnership with Cleveland-based independent label Auburn Records. AFTERSHOK's second CD, "Burning Chrome", will be released this fall under a joint venture between the band's own Aftershok Muzik label and Auburn. The band commented: "We handled sales and distribution ...

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ION VEIN Rejoined By Original Bassist

Chicago prog/power metallers ION VEIN have announced the return of the group's original bassist, Brian Gordon, to the fold after a four-year hiatus. "Brian left in 2000 to pursue other musical interests and although he was no longer a member of the band, we have remained good friends and he was always considered an extended ...

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DAVE GROHL Furious With BUSH's Use Of His Track At Campaign Rally

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl is furious after learning President George W. Bush used the FOO FIGHTERS track "Times Like These" at a campaign rally. The mastermind behind the PROBOT project is a staunch supporter of Bush's Democratic rival John Kerry, and didn't ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION: Australian Tour Diary Posted Online

Paul Miles of the Australian MÖTLEY CRÜE fan site Chronological Crue kept a tour diary of his travels behind the scenes on the BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Australian tour during August 2004. "Armed with a swiveling digital camera, a swag of treasured merch, and years of built-up patience, he headed off on tour," reads a posting ...

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NIBIRU: Demo CD Out Now

NIBIRU, the long-running project featuring Overlord of cult U.S. black metal band CRIMSON MOON, have officially released a demo CD through Kthulu Productions. The CD, which is limited to 300 copies, contains eight tracks with a running time of 30 minutes. Described as "epic, sold, dark and atmospheric occult metal," it features the following track ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Records Theme Song For New TV Show?

The New York Post is reporting that OZZY OSBOURNE has recorded the original theme song for the new TV show "Dog the Bounty Hunter", airing on A&E on Tuesday, Aug. 31, with back-to-back half-hour episodes starting at 10 p.m. "Dog the Bounty Hunter" follows the show's star, a bounty hunter named Duane Chapman (nicknamed "Dog"), ...

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LORD BELIAL Set Release Date For 'The Seal Of Belial'

Sweden's LORD BELIAL have set an August 30 release date through Regain Records for their new album, "The Seal of Belial". The CD was produced by LORD BELIAL and Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) and was recorded at Andy's Los Angered Recording studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. "The Seal of Belial" track listing: 01. Prolusio; Acies ...

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SIN DEALER Finish Mastering Debut EP

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, have just completed the mastering of their debut self-titled six-song EP at Sterling Sound in New York with UE Nastasi (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, CLUTCH, NASHVILLE PUSSY). To listen to two full tracks from the EP, go to

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DECIBEL: New Extreme Music Magazine To Hit Streets In September

Decibel, the self-described "America's most exciting new extreme metal magazine," will launch in September. "Decibel covers a scene which continues to reach new heights both artistically and commercially," said the magazine's Editor-In-Chief Albert Mudrian. "Decibel has a clear editorial focus — we won't be following trends, we'll be ahead of them." Published by the Philadelphia-based ...

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NIKKI SIXX To Sue DRAGONFLY CLOTHING

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION/MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "The good, the bad and the ugly "The good: Finally [wife] Donna and I are taking the kids on a vacation. 10 days of nothing but sun, sun and more sun. A well-deserved break ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: No Royalties For CHARLIE

According to Access Manson (a web site dedicated to convicted serial killer Charles Manson), copies of the legal paperwork demonstrating that Charles Manson received no money for GUNS N' ROSES' recording of "Look At Your Game, Girl" can be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped business size (# 10) envelope (with postage for ...

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TOMMY LEE's Signature Tattoos

The New York Post's Page Six reports: Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has undergone a tattooed tribute to his sons, Brandon and Dylan. The rowdy rocker asked his offspring by Pamela Anderson to write their names on his wrists, then had the signatures indelibly inked into his skin. "The love he's got for his ...

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Veteran Rock Drummer CARL PALMER Jams With MOTÖRHEAD Offspring

Tryst Williams of The Western Mail is reporting that veteran rock drummer Carl Palmer (ELP) treated students at a school in South Wales to a percussion lecture and workshop during a recent visit. Teacher Richard Thomas, who helped arrange the visit to Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School, Beddau, near Pontypridd, said, "The day was superb, Carl ...

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ENTOMBED/THE COFFINSHAKERS Split Single On The Way

Primitive Art Records will release a split single of ENTOMBED and THE COFFINSHAKERS covering LEE HAZLEWOOD songs. ENTOMBED will contribute their version of "Some Velvet Morning" (taken from their 2002 release "Sons Of Satan Praise the Lord"), while THE COFFINSHAKERS will appear with "Dark in My Heart" (a track previously released as a bonus track ...

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RIVAL Complete Work On 'State Of Mind'

Chicago, Illinois-based "classic" metallers RIVAL have completed work on their Metal Blade Records debut, "State of Mind", due in Europe on May 3. The album was produced, recorded and mixed by Chris Steinmetz at Chicago Recording Co. "State Of Mind" track listing: 01. State Of Mind 02. Extreme Aggression 03. Reach 04. Insane 05. Tyrant ...

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NIKKI SIXX's Wife In Sex-Video Shocker! Photos Available

A never-before-seen sex video featuring Donna D'Errico, wife of MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, is scheduled to go online next week, according to the web site YouGottaKnow.com. Although Donna's "partner" in the video has never been officially identified, rumor has it that it is the lead singer from SUBPOENA. Check out a few (non-graphic) stills ...

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TOMMY And PAM Check Out Sons' Soccer Match

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and ex-wife Pamela Anderson continued their reconciliation — before he was making out with Pink and she attended the AMAs with Kid Rock — at their sons' soccer-match in Malibu, California. Pam and Tommy arrived at the same time and sat closely together during the game — with Pam's ...

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ORPHANED LAND Complete Work On 'Mabool'

Long-running Israeli metallers ORPHANED LAND have completed work on their third full-length album, titled "Mabool", for an early 2004 release through Century Media Records. "Mabool" was recorded at Zaza and Bardo Studios in Israel. Commented singer Kobi Farhi, "[The new CD] is the most hard and painful creation we did in our lives, the album ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Outline Upcoming Activities

THE HELLACOPTERS drummer Robert Eriksson has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Here we are again, another tour over, this time Australia and I must say this one has been fantastic! A big THANKS goes out to all people involved, friends, bands including M-16'S, WARPED, TURBONEGRO among others, you know who ...

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BUSH Frontman Loses Rhythm Section

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale is no longer working with guitarist Chris Traynor (HELMET, BUSH) and drummer Charlie Walker (CHAMBERLAIN, NEW END ORIGINAL) on his debut solo album, the singer has revealed in his latest online posting. The split with Traynor and Walker was "very unexpected," according to Rossdale. "It threw me for a couple of ...

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