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PAINMUSEUM Announce EAST COAST VIOLENCE TOUR

PAINMUSEUM, the new metal band featuring HALFORD duo of "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (guitar) and Bobby Jarzombek (drums), have announced their headlining East Coast Violence Tour 2006. Commented Mike in a statement: "We are happy as hell to announce the short but what we feel will be an extremely well-worth attack across the East Coast. We ...

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BLACK SABBATH: Previously Unheard Track Posted Online

Rockdetector.com is hosting an entire chapter from Garry Sharpe-Young's new "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" book at this location. The chapter in question deals with the mystery surrounding David Donato's term of duty with BLACK SABBATH in 1985. Speaking exclusively to Garry Sharpe-Young, Donato (together with comments from other band members) details exactly how long ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Enter Studio In Early May

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will enter the studio on May 7 to begin recording his long-awaited second solo album, tentatively titled "Angel Down", for a September 2006 release through Spitfire Records. "We are recording the CD in Los Angeles and are putting together tour plans right now beginning with [an appearance at the ...

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PAINMUSEUM Sign Brazilian Deal For 'Metal For Life'

PAINMUSEUM, the band formed by the HALFORD duo of "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (guitar) and Bobby Jarzombek (drums), has signed with Brazil's Rock Machine Records for the release of the band's debut album, "Metal for Life". A tentative late July release is expected. "This Sao Paulo-based label brings us what we need most — determination and ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH's New Solo CD Pushed Back To September

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's new solo CD, tentatively titled "Angel Down", has had its projected release date pushed back to September from the previously announced July. According to Bach's latest posting on his web site, the delay is due to the fact that his record label, Spitfire Records, has inked a new distribution ...

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ADEMA: New Tour Dates Announced

ADEMA have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Apr. 29 - Bakersfield Festival of Beers/Stramler Park - Bakersfield, CA May 30 - Take One - Las Vegas, NV Jun. 01 - The Galaxy Theater - Santa Ana, CA Jun. 03 - Brick by Brick - San Diego, CA As previously reported, ADEMA ...

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RIOT: More European Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have revised their European tour itinerary. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Apr. 08 – Keep It True Festival – Lauda–Konigshofen, GER Apr. 09 - Lintfabriek - Kontich, BEL Apr. 11 - Spirit Of 66 – Verviers, BEL Apr. 12 - Music Hall – Weiher, GER Apr. 14 ...

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Founding BIOHAZARD Guitarist HAMBEL To Release Solo EP In July

Founding BIOHAZARD guitarist Bobby Hambel has re-emerged and is currently in pre-production on his first solo record since leaving the music industry nearly 10 years ago. Commented Hambel: "I've been in lock out in the studio. I've been tracking every night. I should be going into full production sometime in the very near future. I ...

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First Daze Here Too – The Vintage Collection - PENTAGRAM

So you're telling me that we're supposed to shell out money for another odds-and-sods collection of demos from this seminal doom rock band? That disc one, the only seven decently recorded tracks here, contains two covers and a well-loved but already-released gem? And that in the liner notes, drummer/band historian Geof O' Keefe spells out, ...

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SLAUGHTER Guitarist DAVE HEWSON Auctioning Guitar

Guitarist Dave Hewson of the legendary early 1980s Canadian thrash/death metal band SLAUGHTER is auctioning off one of his guitars — a Fender Stratocaster Iron Maiden Signature Series — on eBay. The guitar, which was purchased four years ago and had less than 10 hours of light playing on it (according to Hewson), includes a ...

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ADEMA Announce New Singer

Vocalist Bobby Reeves of the Los Angeles-based band LEVEL has been named the new singer of ADEMA. "Bobby's definitely got his own voice," ADEMA bassist Dave DeRoo writes in a posting on the United Sites of Adema forum. "He's super-talented; a well-rounded musician who writes great lyrics, and can jam the drums, guitar, ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE Revamp Lineup, Prepare To Record Album

Florida-based death/thrash metal act RESPONSE NEGATIVE have replaced former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson with Claude Fernandez and have added bassist Ruben Trevino to the group's ranks. The band will make their live debut with the new lineup on Saturday, March 4 at The Factory in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Headlining the show will be Tampa's ...

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RIOT: More European Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added more European dates to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Mar. 17 - Palencia, SPA @ Carabel Mar. 18 - Bilbao, SPA @ Santana 27 Mar. 19 - Madrid, SPA @ Copernico Apr. 08 - Lauda – Konigshofen, GER @ Tauber Franken Hall Apr. ...

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SODOM: New Album Details Revealed

German thrash metal legends SODOM are scheduled to release their self-titled new album in Germany on April 21, in Europe April 24 and in the USA May 9. "Every band needs a self-titled album at least once in their career," band mastermind Tom Angelripper points out, adding that the twelve new tracks will contain pure ...

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Founding BIOHAZARD Guitarist Working On New Solo EP

Founding BIOHAZARD guitarist Bobby Hambel has re-emerged and is currently in pre-production on his first solo record since leaving the music industry nearly 10 years ago. 2006 will bring a new fresh EP to the fans. You can check out clips of new material in raw form, messages from Bobby himself, and join his mailing ...

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SOULFLY Bassist Offers Update On Side Project

PARIS IS BURNING, the band featuring SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns on guitar/bass, Billy Keeton (ex-SKRAPE) on vocals and new addition Kobie Jackson (PRIMER 55, ALSTON) on guitar, have changed their name to KING STREET. "Having spent the last month in the studio, we wrapped up the first of many sessions on (Wednesday, January 25) with ...

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RIOT: Virginia Show Added

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added one more U.S. date to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Jan. 27 - Las Vegas, NV @ Tailspins Jan. 28 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas Feb. 03 – Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Feb. 17 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance ...

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MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO Schedules Signing Sessions, Guitar Clinics

World-renowned progressive rock guitarist Michael Angelo Batio will be signing autographs January 19-22 at the NAMM show for Dean Guitars at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. On Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27, Batio will be conducting guitar clinics in Los Angeles. Michael Angelo Batio will also be performing in concert February ...

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