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GARY MOORE To Perform At 'A Tribute to Dick Heckstall-Smith'

Legendary guitarist Gary Moore is one of the confirmed guests at the upcoming "A Tribute to Dick Heckstall-Smith" event on June 6 at the London Astoria. Other artists scheduled to appear include COLOSSEUM, Jack Bruce, Gary Husband, Mick Taylor, John Etheridge & John Marshall (SOFT MACHINE), Pete Brown, Neil Sparkes, Eddie Martin, DHS - Ed ...

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DEFTONES: New Album To Surface In The Fall

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno revealed during a recent radio interview with Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 that the group's new album will now not surface until the fall. Said Chino, "I've got another week and a half of vocals to finish up and it sounds really good. We've spent a lot of time going ...

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Fan Club Opening Doors To Historical AEROSMITH Sites And Meeting With Drummer JOEY KRAMER

In a unique VIP access package, AEROSMITH's fan club, Aero Force One, which is managed by Paid, Inc.'s Celebrity Services, is offering members an exclusive visit with AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer and a three-day behind-the-scenes tour of recording studios and other sites that have played significant roles in AEROSMITH's long history of success. "Behind the ...

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KURT COBAIN Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

ABC ePrep is reporting that a guitar designed by Kurt Cobain's mother and sister is among the decorated axes for sale at "Rock The Cure", a star-studded charity auction that will take place May 3 at The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the auction features guitars decorated by the likes of ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Film Grand Rapids Concert For Upcoming DVD

MÖTLEY CRÜE's outrageously successful "Red, White, and Crüe 2005...Better Live Than Dead" tour, which has sold out arenas across the country since its launch in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on Feb. 17, will be captured for posterity to be distributed on TV as well as DVD this fall. Featuring the reunited band's original line-up of Vince ...

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Former BULLETBOYS Drummer: Sharing The Memories

Former BULLETBOYS drummer Jimmy D'Anda has uploaded photos from a recent night out that included a reunion of sorts with former BULLETBOYS guitarist Mick Sweda. Also present for the occasion were former BULLETBOYS engineer Jeff Hendrickson, D'Anda's former drum tech Steve Minicucci, singer/guitarist Jimmy Coup (formerly of ANDREW W.K.) and Jason Hook (VINCE NEIL). Check ...

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ROSE TATTOO Guitarist Issues DOOMFOXX EP

DOOMFOXX, the Australian band led by ROSE TATTOO guitarist Mick Cocks, have released a four-song EP via Blast Records. The EP is available at all of the group's shows and word has it that the promo video for the single will be premiered at their April 20 concert. Upcoming DOOMFOXX shows: Apr. 20 – Sydney, ...

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URIAH HEEP Sign New Management Deal, Seek Label Home

URIAH HEEP have signed to Simon Porter at Duroc Media Ltd. for management. The announcement, which takes place with immediate effect, sees the band reunited with Porter, who acted as HEEP's publicist for ten years during the Seventies and early Eighties when he worked as publicity director of Bronze Records. Comments Porter (who also represents ...

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ROBERT PLANT, BRIAN MAY Among Britain's Top Music Millionaires

Bloomberg News is reporting that former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant and QUEEN guitarist Brian May are among the top 40 music millionaires in Britain, according to a list published in the Sunday Times. Paul McCartney, Elton John and Sting dominated the annual list, which also included ROLLING STONES' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, both ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: BBC Session Available For Download

On March 18, British black metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH went to the Maida Vale studios to record a lvie session for the BBC Radio One broadcasting. They did so with the impressive line-up of V.I.T.R.I.O.L. (vocals), Mick "Irrumator" Kenney (lead guitar), Ventnor (guitar), Shane Embury (bass, NAPALM DEATH) and Nick Barker (drums, ex-CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU ...

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SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY Members To Appear On 'Roadrunner All-Stars' CD

Roadrunner Records is in the process of putting together a groundbreaking record to mark the label's 25th Anniversary. Tentatively titled "Roadrunner All-Stars", the full length release, a ‘master-class' in hard rock, will contain original tracks that are collaborations between past and present Roadrunner stars. Four central musicians will be chosen to produce and write all ...

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BLACK SABBATH Guitarist Rocks The Cure

According to Underecover News, BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi is the latest big-name musician to get involved with Rock The Cure, a fund and awareness-raising charity that aims to help collect money through the online auctioning of personalized celebrity-designed Gibson guitars. The cause? To raise money to fund breast cancer research and help fight ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: MCFARLANE TOYS To Release Individual Figures

According to a posting at McFarlane.com, the MÖTLEY CRÜE deluxe boxed set McFarlane Toys released in November of 2004 was extremely popular with toy and CRÜE fans alike. So popular, in fact, it became hard to find pretty quickly. Now McFarlane Toys has decided to release each of the band members — Vince Neil, Nikki ...

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DOKKEN Set Working Title For New Album

DOKKEN have set "Lightning Strikes Again" as the working title of their new studio album, tentatively due late summer via Sanctuary Records. The band will be filming their entire European tour for a special bonus DVD to be released with the new CD. In addition, frontman Don Dokken is in the middle of recording a ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Schedule BBC RADIO 1 Session

British black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH will head to BBC Radio 1's Maida Vale studios on March 18 to record a set to be aired on the Radio 1 "Rock Show". To make the occasion particularly interesting, ANAAL NATHRAKH will, for the first time ever, be performing as a full band. The complete lineup for ...

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VIOLENT STORM Sign Taiwanese Record Deal

VIOLENT STORM, the new band formed by ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/BLACKMORE'S NIGHT bassist Mick Cervino, have just signed a licensing deal with Rock Empire Music and Screaming Shout Records in Taiwan, republic of China. The group's debut album will be released in Taiwan on June 1. The Japanese release will take place on May 25 via King ...

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