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EXPULSION Feat. REPULSION, EXHUMED Members: Entire 'Nightmare Future' Album Available For Streaming

"Nightmare Future", the debut album from EXPULSION, the extreme metal act featuring members of REPULSION, EXHUMED, PHOBIA, INTRONAUT, GRUESOME and numerous others, can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc was released on July 14 on CD/LP/digital via Relapse Records. "Nightmare Future" was produced by Matt Olivo, mixed by TOXIC HOLOCAUST's Joel Grind and ...

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W.A.S.P.'s DOUGLAS BLAIR Performs With STEVEN WILSON BAND Drummer CRAIG BLUNDELL At ROCK ACADEMY FINLAND Event

Douglas Blair (W.A.S.P.) recently joined Craig Blundell (STEVEN WILSON) onstage in Turku, Finland, where Blundell held a Roland V-series drum clinic/workshop. The pair performed two compositions by Blair's Boston "power duo" SIGNAL2NOISE — with Blair playing his innovative eight-string GuitarCross and Blundell playing the amazing Roland V-50 electronic drum kit, which he co-designed and demonstrated ...

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REPULSION, EXHUMED Members Join Forces In EXPULSION

Relapse Records has announced the signing of extreme metal act EXPULSION. The newly formed group features members of REPULSION, EXHUMED, PHOBIA, INTRONAUT, GRUESOME and numerous others. EXPULSION's debut album, "Nightmare Future", will be released on July 14 on CD/LP/digital. Hear the track "Altar Of Slaughter" now via YouTube below. "Nightmare Future" was produced by Matt ...

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Murder One - KILLERS

Ahh, KILLERS, a bleeding case of what could've been. Struggling to find a post-IRON MAIDEN identity throughout the Eighties and Nineties, NWOBHM legend Paul Di'Anno ran through a succession of metal acts that made minor blips on the metal radar such as DI'ANNO, BATTLEZONE, PRAYING MANTIS, NOMAD, GOGMAGOG (also one-time home to future IRON MAIDEN ...

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THE COMPULSIONS: 'Beat The Devil' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Beat The Devil", the first full-length studio album from the New York-based rock band THE COMPULSIONS, can be seen below. The group's recording lineup consists of Rob Carlyle on lead vocal and guitar, Richard Fortus (GUNS N' ROSES, THIN LIZZY) on guitar, Sami Yaffa (NEW YORK DOLLS, HANOI ROCKS, MICHAEL MONROE) ...

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TWISTED SISTER, TUFF, W.A.S.P. Members Cover TED NUGENT for 'Fat Chicks' Tribute Album

Three additional musicians have been confirmed for the upcoming tribute album "Whole Lotta Love: An All-Star Salute To Fat Chicks". Founding TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French, TUFF vocalist Stevie Rachelle and drummer Stet Howland (LITA FORD, W.A.S.P.) have collaborated on a new recording of the TED NUGENT cult favorite "Thunder Thighs", a track from ...

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TRIXTER Guitarist Added To 'Whole Lotta Love' Tribute

TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown has been added to the list of musicians who appear the upcoming tribute album "Whole Lotta Love: An All-Star Salute To Fat Chicks". Steve puts a rock spin on the hit single "Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)", made famous by current pop sensation MIKA. A celebratory affirmation of plus-sized women, it ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Records Song With THE COMPULSIONS

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus has recorded a song called "Betrayed" with the New York band THE COMPULSIONS, according to ElectricBasement.com. The recording also features Jimmy Grillo (ex-TOILET BOYS) on bass, Jay Dee Dougherty (PATTI SMITH GROUP) on drums and COMPULSIONS founder Rob Carlyle on vocals and acoustic guitar. Fortus also appears on THE ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Guests On New York Band's EP

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus is one of the featured guests on the new EP from THE COMPULSIONS, a New York City-based rock 'n' roll band. Music critic Michael Kylis has described the CD, titled "Laughter From Below", as "an off-hand mixture of decadence, roots music, and outright malevolence." For more information, go to ...

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Former NIRVANA Bassist Quits The Music Business

Former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, who never managed to come close to matching his NIRVANA success with any of his subsequent musical offerings (SWEET 75, EYES ADRIFT), has announced his retirement from the music industry. The following is Novoselic's official statement on the matter as it appears on EYES ADRIFT's web site: "So what's up ...

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THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND: 'I Am No Paedophile'

THE WHO guitarist Pete Townshend has admitted paying to download child porn from the internet. But the rock legend denied being a paedophile and claimed he only purchased the obscene material as research for a book. Townshend spoke out after reports said a rock star was at the center of an international probe into child ...

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