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ROB ROCK: 'Garden Of Chaos' Japanese Release Date Announced

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) will release his new solo album, "Garden of Chaos", in Japan on August 22 via Victor Entertainment/JVC Music. The CD was produced by ROB ROCK guitarist CJ Grimmark and co-produced by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) and Rob Rock. Rob wrote seven of the ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Vocalist, THE CURSED Guitarist To Guest On 'The Classic Metal Show'

QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate, THE CURSED guitarist Dan Lorenzo and MASTERPLAN/ex-RIOT vocalist Mike DiMeo will be the featured guests on next weekend's (July 7) edition of "The Classic Metal Show". The program airs live Saturdays between 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. EST at www.theclassicmetalshow.com. QUEENSRŸCHE will take part in an intimate acoustic performance ...

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SOULFLY Bassist To Guest On Tonight's 'All Knowing Force'

SOULFLY bassist and frontman of the newly resurrected PRIMER 55 Bobby Burns will be the featured guest on the "All Knowing Force" web-based interview show tonight (Tuesday, June 26) at 10:00 p.m. EST. Bobby will be talking about SOULFLY as well as the reformation of PRIMER 55, which has just signed a deal with Crash ...

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ROB ROCK Completes Work On 'Garden Of Chaos'

The official web site of powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has been updated with the following message: "The new [ROB ROCK solo] album 'Garden of Chaos' is now complete! So far the reaction to the album has been fantastic! Keep an eye out in August/September for the new release. The album ...

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PRIMER 55 Signs With CRASH MUSIC

Crash Music has announced the signing of PRIMER 55. The label will release a two-disc digipack constisting of an audio CD featuring a collection of unreleased tracks and a DVD of rare concert footage. Guitarist Bobby Burns (currently the bassist in SOULFLY) had the following to say on signing with Crash Music: "Just knowing that ...

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RATT Drummer Talks About Reunion With STEPHEN PEARCY

RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer called KNAC.COM's Diana Deville from Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, June 16 from the POISON tour. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: On how they go about picking the setlist: "That is an excellent question, because you have five guys who have completely different ideas about what should get into ...

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POISON, RATT: Charlotte Concert Photos Available

RockConfidential.com has posted photos of POISON and RATT's performances Sunday night (June 17) at the Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre in Charlotte, North Carolina. Check them out: Poison, Ratt. POISON's new album of cover songs, "Poison'd!", sold 21,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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OVERKILL: Updated U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary thrash metal band OVERKILL has updated its U.S. itinerary for the fall. The group's schedule is now as follows: Oct. 03 - The Amp - Elmira, NY Oct. 04 - The Webster Theater - Hartford, CT Oct. 05 - Crocodile Rock - Allentown, PA Oct. 06 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ Oct. 07 ...

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OVERLORDE Parts Ways With Singer

New Jersey-based metallers OVERLORDE have parted ways with vocalist Bobby Lucas. Appearing on stage with the band during its upcoming set at Brooklyn Metalfest II will be singer Chris Colfax. The group will perform on Saturday, June 23 at approximately 7:00 p.m. at the Hook in Brooklyn, New York. OVERLORDE, which celebrated its 20th anniversary ...

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GENE HOGLAN On Upcoming DVD And Other Projects

Legendary metal drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEATH, DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT) has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "Well, where to start? There's just too much stuff going on at the moment to remember, let alone catalogue in any sort of abridged manner, so I'll just dive in chronologically I suppose... "I'm ...

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RATT: CD And DVD Reissues Due In July

Legendary '80s hard rockers RATT return to stores with new DVD and CD releases on July 31: the first-ever DVD release from the band, "Ratt: Videos From The Cellar: The Atlantic Years", and the audio collection "Tell The World: The Very Best Of Ratt", which features the hard rockers at their studio and live performance ...

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VAINS OF JENNA Comments On Upcoming Tour With POISON, RATT

Swedish rockers VAINS OF JENNA are foregoing the glitz and glamour of their adopted home of Hollywood to support POISON and RATT on a summer-long amphitheater tour. Rock 'n' Roll is back when VAINS OF JENNA takes the stage. Seeing is believing, and I believe!" stated POISON bassist Bobby Dall. After weeks of online speculation ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Announces New Touring Drummer

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "Greetings from Perth, Austrailia! I am pleased to announce the brand new drummer we have on tour with us at this time is none other than Jason West and he is kicking ASS all over the kit! Jason is the drumeer for the bands ...

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