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STIKKI FYKK Featuring Members Of LANFEAR, SACRED STEEL, IVANHOE: New CD Due In July

STIKKI FYKK, the long-running "nasty dirty glam thrash rock" from Germany featuring Dr. Vinnie Stikk (a.k.a. Andreas Preisig, owner of Battle Cry Records), Baron Carloz (a.k.a. Eren Eraslan, former guitar player of STORMRIDER), Sergeant Ryan Vixxen (a.k.a. Mathias Czop, former guitar player for STORMRIDER), Corporal Ver-Kehr (a.k.a. Kai Schindelar of LANFEAR and SACRED STEEL), Michael ...

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SOIL To Perform On 'Mancow's Morning Madhouse'

Chicago's SOIL will be the featured performers on the "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" nationally syndicated morning radio show on Wednesday, June 14. The "Mancow" show broadcasts live weekday mornings from 5:30 - 10:00 a.m. (CST) to 21 markets across the country, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Knoxville and Salt Lake City. SOIL's latest album, "True Self", was ...

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DROWNING POOL Part Ways With WIND-UP RECORDS

DROWNING POOL have officially parted ways with their label Wind-Up Records, a source close to the band has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The Dallas, Texas-based act issued two albums through Wind-Up, each featuring a different lead singer: 2001's "Sinner" and 2004's "Desensitized". DROWNING POOL's original vocalist, Dave Williams, was found dead on the band's tour bus ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL: 'Outsider' Acoustic Video Posted Online

THE PANIC CHANNEL — the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs — have uploaded a video clip of the band's acoustic version of "Outsider", shot on the last day of rehearsal prior ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL: New Songs Posted Online

THE PANIC CHANNEL — the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs — have uploaded two new songs on their MySpace.com page. Check out the tracks "Teahouse of the Spirits" and "Why Cry" ...

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MISERY SIGNALS Hard At Work On New Album

Milwaukee, WI's metalcore act MISERY SIGNALS have just entered the studio for a month-long recording session for their second full-length album, "Mirrors", to be released this fall. Working with producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, ZAO), the group is recording twelve new songs at his studio in Cleveland. Speaking on the new material, Ryan Morgan (guitars) says, ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL To Release Music Via iTunes

THE PANIC CHANNEL, the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs, have posted the following message on their official web site: "Here is what's up in the world of PANIC: We started up ...

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CIRCUS OF POWER To Play Reunion Show In Texas

CIRCUS OF POWERRicky Beck Mahler (guitar), Alex Mitchell (vocals), Ryan Maher (drums) and Marc Frappier (bass) — have confirmed that they will be playing a gig June 3 at The Elysium in Austin, Texas. They will be mainly performing material from their classic self-titled debut, which came out in 1988 on the RCA ...

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WIDE OPEN THROTTLE To Release Debut Album Next Month

Houston, Texas-based metal band WIDE OPEN THROTTLE will be releasing their debut album, "Life Trials", on May 13 with a headline show at Houston's Forgetta Bout it rock club. The self-produced CD was recorded and mastered by Greg Gill of Spyder Studios and features 12 original hard rock tracks that reflect the band's classic melodic ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL: U.S. Club Tour Announced

Former JANE'S ADDICTION/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and current THE PANIC CHANNEL guitarist Dave Navarro will be joining adult film star Jenna Jameson as the host for the upcoming Erotica LA, the largest shopping metroplex and cultural event to hit Los Angeles. The annual extravaganza is set for June 23-25 at the L.A. Convention Center. THE ...

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SOIL: 'True Self' E-Card Available

A brand-new SOIL e-card, featuring four songs from the band's upcoming "True Self" album, an be accessed at this location. "True Self" is scheduled for release on May 2 via DRT Entertainment. The follow-up to 2004's "Redefine" was recorded and mixed at Bomb Shelter studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Ulrich Wild ...

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BLUDGEON To Release 'World Controlled' In June

Chicago's BLUDGEON — the first band to be signed to MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music — will release their sophomore album, "World Controlled", on June 27. BLUDGEON has earned several distinctions in their relatively young career. When MANOWAR bassist and Magic Circle Music founder Joey DeMaio discovered the band, he agreed to produce their debut album, ...

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'Lords Of Chaos' Movie To Go Into Production In May

Aftenposten is reporting that "Lords of Chaos", a fiction film based on true events in the Norwegian black metal music scene in the early 1990s, will finally begin filming in Norway in May. Developed by the San Diego film company ZU33, the project's screenplay was written by Hans Fjellestad, Ryan Page and Adam Parfrey. Fjellestad ...

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The Ultimate Destroyer - LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR

You knew it would only get bloodier after Chicago's LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR (LOTM) hacked and stabbed with murderous metal rage and old school spirit on 2004's "Carnage". On "The Ultimate Destroyer", lyrical themes based on the savage end of Greek Mythology (with poetic license liberally taken) once again meet a loud, distorted, and riff-drenched ...

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7000 DYING RATS Sign With HEWHOCORRUPTS INC

Hewhocorrupts Inc has announced the signing of 7000 DYING RATS to its roster. 7000 DYING RATS will release its first full-length in over five years, entitled "Season In Hell", on November 6, 2006. 7000 DYING RATS' brand of comedic grindcore can be summed up with many key marketable terms: diversified, mitigating, volatile, efficient, etc. When ...

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DAVE NAVARRO Is Looking Forward To THE PANIC CHANNEL Club Tour

THE PANIC CHANNEL, the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs, are finalizing the details on a three-week, 16-date special limited club tour to take place in May/June. "I think we just have ...

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The Trident - UNEARTHLY TRANCE

Relapse has a nose for sniffing out those special kinds of acts that usually bridge gaps, push boundaries, or possess that something extra to help set them apart from the rest of the herd. NYC's UNEARTHLY TRANCE is not quite as "out there" as vocalist/guitarist/noise-maker Ryan Lipynksy's black metal expeditionary force, THRALLDOM, but this third ...

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