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POISON To Release Covers Album 'Poison'd' In June

POISON, one of rock's most iconic and enduring bands, has recorded a new album of cover songs, featuring many of their favorite rock classics. "Poison'd", the band's first new studio album since 2002, will be released June 5 on CD and digitally by EMI America Records/Capitol. Featuring POISON's original members, Bret Michaels (vocals), C.C. DeVille ...

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ROB ROCK: New Album Title Revealed

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has set "Garden of Chaos" as the title of his new album, due later this year via AFM Records (Europe) and JVC/Victor Entertainment (Asia). The CD, which is currently being mixed in Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR), once again features songwriting collaborations between Rob ...

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Angular Perceptions - THOUGHT CHAMBER

THOUGHT CHAMBER is the product of guitarist Michael Harris and vocalist Ted Leonard (ENCHANT). Along with Bobby Williamson (keyboards), Rob Stankiewicz (drums), and Derek Blakely (bass), the result of the collaboration is "Angular Perceptions", a progressive metal album with songwriting and groove as the central focus. InsideOut seems to pick the bands on its roster ...

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ADEMA To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

ADEMA bassist Dave DeRoo has issued the following update: "ADEMA is officially a part of the Immortal Records family! I wanna give a shout out to Happy Walters, Jamie Talbot, and everyone at Immortal. We look forward to working with you guys, and being with a label that 'gets it.' "We have been writing songs ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Issues Video Message

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has issued a video message for all of the group's fans overseas awaiting the scheduled SOULFLY shows and anyone who has supported him in his solo career. View the message at YouTube. Rizzo is putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to his 2005 solo album, "Colossal Myopia". A ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Headline Italy's EVOLUTION FESTIVAL

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "We are honored to headline this year's Evolution Festival in Tuscany, Italy this 7.7.7!!!! This will be the second time we have played the Evolution Festival, and we can't wait to see all our friends in Italy again! How lucky we are to come ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Launches Official eBay Store

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has posted the following message on his official web site: "Anyone who has seen my MTV 'Cribs' episode knows that I have a lot of rock stuff. In fact, I have so much stuff that it is literally now overtaking my whole house. I just don't have room for ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Japanese Tour Dates Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has scheduled four headlining shows in Japan in June. The singer's current schedule is shaping up as follows: June 01 - Nagoya, Japan @ Shimin-kaikan Chu Hall June 02 - Osaka, Japan @ IMP Hall June 04 - Tokyo, Japan @ C.C. Lemon Hall (Shibuya Kokaido) June 05 - ...

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ADEMA To Be Immortalized In 'Koni Waves' Comic Book Series

Southern California hard rockers ADEMA will be immortalized in the pages of comic book series "Koni Waves" this fall. The all-new "Koni Waves: Ghouls Gone Wild" three-issue mini-series kicks off in October with ADEMA in a story called "The Island of Ghosts". In the story, Koni is hired to work security when her old friends, ...

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THE LIZARDS Working On DVD, Covers CD, New Studio Album

Hard rock band THE LIZARDS, featuring Bobby Rondinelli (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH) and Mike DiMeo (MASTERPLAN, RIOT), has issued the following update: "Hello from Lizard Land. It's Randy [Pratt], the bass player. We haven't played out since our NYC show with CACTUS last year, and it's time to tell you why! "I had ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Featured In New KURT COBAIN Documentary

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan was interviewed for the upcoming forthcoming BBC documentary "The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain", which is scheduled to air on Sunday, February 18 at 10:00 p.m. on BBC2. Journalist Greg Prato recently conducted an e-mail interview with the film's director, John Dower, who also directed the 2003 ...

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MARYSCREEK: Audio Samples Available

Several audio samples from MARYSCREEK's debut album, "Some Kind of Hate", have been posted online at MTM-Music.com. Due on March 23 via MTM Music, the Swedish hard rockers' new CD was recorded last summer and was mixed in August with acclaimed producer Fredrik "Fredman" Nordström (IN FLAMES, DREAM EVIL, THE HAUNTED) and Patrik ...

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HEIR APPARENT Mainman Sets Record Straight Regarding Split With Touring Lineup

Guitarist Terry Gorle of the reactivated Seattle-based progressive/power metallers HEIR APPARENT has issued the following update: "There have been many questions from all corners about the status of the band HEIR APPARENT over the past several years. Most recently, a 'news' post. "In an effort to provide accuracy and perspective, I'm taking this opportunity to ...

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