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EVERGREY: Studio Video Report Available

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have posted the first video studio report from the recording sessions for their new album. Watch the five-minute clip below. As previously reported, EVERGREY is documenting the recording process for the follow-up to 2006's "Monday Morning Apocalypse" for a forthcoming DVD, to be released sometime next year. According to the band, the ...

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EVERGREY Documenting Recording Process For Forthcoming DVD

Swedish metallers EVERGREY are documenting the recording process for their follow-up to 2006's "Monday Morning Apocalypse" for a forthcoming DVD, to be released sometime next year. According to the band, the final result will be "an in-depth look on how the whole recording went, with all the fuck-ups , conversations etc. It's not going to ...

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EVERGREY: Studio Update

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have entered the studio to begin recording their follow-up to 2006's "Monday Morning Apocalypse", tentatively due in early 2008. Commented the band: "We have had some help from Fredrik Nordström from Studio Fredman. We decided we wanted some input on the initial setting of the sound from someone outside of EVERGREY. We ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer Is 'Driving Force' Behind Wife's Solo Album

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen is acting as "executive producer" on the debut album from his wife Lauren Monroe, entitled "The Freedom Sessions". Allen is also the drummer and percussionist on the album, to be released in early November. Commented Lauren, "Who knows if I would have ever arrived at this place at all without ...

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LYNAM: New Music Posted Online

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have just put up three new songs on their MySpace page from their forthcoming album, "Tragic City Symphony". You can check them out at www.myspace.com/lynam. The release date has not yet been set. "Tragic City Symphony" was produced by Jason Elgin (MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, COLLECTIVE ...

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STORMZONE Joined By Original SWEET SAVAGE Drummer

Irish band STORMZONE has amicably parted ways with drummer Glenn Gray. Glenn's permanent replacement is David Bates, the original drummer for NWOBHM legends SWEET SAVAGE. One of David's many admirers is METALLICA's Lars Ulrich who was blown away by the new STORMZONE drummer when he saw him onstage with SWEET SAVAGE supporting THIN LIZZY. METALLICA ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer To Visit Lowe's Motor Speedway

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen will attend the Bank of America 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on October 13, 2007. Rick will meet fans, corporate guests and some of NASCAR's greatest drivers in the industry to share with them his vision for the Raven Drum Foundation. It is the mission of ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Video Interview With PHIL COLLEN Available

Brandt of The Perfect Guitar caught up with DEF LEPPARD guitarist and songwriter Phil Collen this past summer while the band was on their "Downstage Thrust" tour. Phil discusses his killer signature Jackson guitar, musical influences and much more! Watch the five-minute clip below. DEF LEPPARD's upcoming record will be called "Songs From The Sparkle ...

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DEF LEPPARD Bassist Selling Sheffield Mansion

DEF LEPPARD bassist Rick Savage is selling his home for £1.5 million (approximately $3 million), according to the Sheffield Star. The source speculates that Sav has another home within the Sheffield area he plans to move into at an unspecified date. The luxurious home, named Belgrave House, has half an acre of gardens that overlooks ...

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DEF LEPPARD Wanted To Be Like QUEEN

VH1 Classic Radio reports: DEF LEPPARD have made quite a name for themselves now that they've been around for some 30 years. But who did the band look up to when they were forming? Phil Collen (guitar): "QUEEN were the most obvious reference point for all five of us to say that's the kind of ...

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DEF LEPPARD Has Largest-Grossing Concert In Kentucky State Fair History

According to Cincinnati.com, attendance numbers for the Kentucky State Fair were down for 2007, but DEF LEPPARD's show with openers STYX and FOREIGNER was the largest-grossing concert in state fair history generating $687,000 according to state fair officials. DEF LEPPARD is currently touring with two other veteran classic rock acts, STYX and FOREIGNER, all of ...

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AC/DC to Rock Blu-Ray With 'Live At Donington'

According to High-Def Digest, Sony BMG will release Blu-ray version of AC/DC's seminal concert epic "Live at Donington" in October. Filmed at the famed Donington Castle by Grammy-winning music video helmer David Mallet, "Live at Donington" has been hailed by some as the most over-the-top rock spectacle ever staged, including no less than ...

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LYNAM: New Album Title Announced

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have set "Tragic City Symphony" as the title of their new album. "We've been working again with producer Jason Elgin (MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, COLLECTIVE SOUL), who we consider the fourth member of LYNAM," guitarist/vocalist Jacob Bunton says. "He always brings out the best in us and on ...

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LYNAM Added To VINCE NEIL'S MOTLEY CRUISE

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have joined the musical lineup of Vince Neil's Motley Cruise. Vince himself will perform, as will the reunited RATT, SKID ROW and SLAUGHTER. Departing from Miami on January 24, 2008, Vince Neil's Motley Cruise will set sail for the Mayan Riviera, stopping by Key West, before making its way to ...

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CINDERELLA Frontman To Guest On New LYNAM CD

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer and members of HINDER will make guest appearances on the new album from Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM. The follow-up to last year's "Slave to the Machine" is currently being recorded with producer Jason Elgin (COLLECTIVE SOUL, MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER) and will be mixed by Jason Elgin, Mike ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT Says New Bands Get A Raw Deal Today

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: DEF LEPPARD is currently touring with two other veteran classic rock acts, STYX and FOREIGNER, all of whom are able to play a show filled with hits, and make money without having a new record out. DEF LEPPARD's lead singer Joe Elliott says, however, that new ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Raleigh Concert Rescheduled

NBC17.com reports that the DEF LEPPARD show that was originally slated to take place on Tuesday, August 21 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, NC has been rescheduled for Monday, August 27, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.. Original tickets will be honored for the new date, or ticket-holders may obtain a refund. According to ...

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Eight People Injured At DEF LEPPARD's Raleigh Concert Venue

Severe thunderstorms that produced high winds and flying debris caused eight people to be injured and significant damage inflicted to the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, NC, where DEF LEPPARD was scheduled to perform Tuesday night (August 21). Venue management has issued the following statement regarding the DEF LEPPARD show cancellation and possible rescheduling: "The ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Tonight's Raleigh Concert Cancelled

A power outage in the Raleigh, NC area has caused the cancellation of tonight's (August 21) DEF LEPPARD concert at the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre. Local TV station NBC 17 reports that over 14,000 customers in Raleigh, Cary and Garner are without power after a storm moved through the area knocking out power earlier this evening. ...

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