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Former LAAZ ROCKIT Drummer VICTOR AGNELLO Dead at 50

Victor Agnello, who played drums for San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans LAAZ ROCKIT from 1983 to 1989 and again from 2005 to 2006, died on June 1 after over a year of battling leukemia. He was 50 years old. He passed away quietly at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, surrounded by his ...

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Veteran San Francisco Bay Area Metal Musician JON TORRES Dies

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal musician Jon Torres, who played bass and guitar for a number of the region's most acclaimed cult acts, including ULYSSES SIREN, HEATHEN and LÄÄZ ROCKIT, died Monday night as a result of a reported heart failure. At the time of his death, Torres was married to REPULSA vocalist ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL: 'Death Sentence' Cover Artwork Unveiled

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS and LEGACY (pre-TESTAMENT) vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — will release two albums on the Mascot Records label, 2005's "DDP 4 Life" and 2011's follow-up effort, "Death Sentence", on August 14. The "Death Sentence" cover artwork was created by Eliran Kantor ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL To Release New Album In August

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS and LEGACY (pre-TESTAMENT) vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — will release two albums on the Mascot Records label, 2005's "DDP 4 Life" and 2011's follow-up effort, "Death Sentence", on August 14. Billy originally teamed up with fellow Dublin, California ragers Willy ...

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ROB HALFORD, GLENN DANZIG, JERRY CANTRELL Perform With METALLICA At Third 30th-Anniversary Show

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Glenn Danzig (DANZIG, MISFITS, SAMHAIN), Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS), Pepper Keenan (DOWN, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY), Gary Rossington (LYNYRD SKYNYRD), Nick "Animal" Culmer (ANTI-NOWHERE LEAGUE) and former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted joined METALLICA on stage last night (Friday, December 9) for the third of four intimate shows at the Fillmore in ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL: Video Footage Of Eindhoven Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza performing on June 25, 2011 at Effenaar in Eindhoven, Holland as the support act for CAVALERA CONSPIRACY can be viewed below. DUBLIN DEATH PATROL's debut album, "DDP 4 Life", was released in 2007 ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL To Perform At Dutch Benefit Concert

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza will perform at Peetfest, a benefit concert set to take place June 24 at the legendary Scum club in Katwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. Also scheduled to appear are supports acts ETHEREAL and INDULGENCE. Tickets cost 15 ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL Schedules San Francisco Show

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — will perform at Club Cocomo in San Francisco, California on June 17. Also scheduled to appear are SEVERED FIFTH, KAOS and FOG OF WAR. DUBLIN DEATH PATROL's debut album, "DDP 4 Life", was released in ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA's AC/DC Tribute Band Schedules San Francisco Show

AC/DZ, the San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band formed by legendary thrash singer Steve "Zetro" Souza (TENET, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL, EXODUS, LEGACY) and executive producer Walter Morgan (organizer of the Thrash Of The Titans 2001 benefit concert), will perform this coming Friday, January 7 at Café Cocomo in San Francisco, California. Also scheduled to ...

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Former HEATHEN Guitarist To Guest On AC/DZ Album

Former HEATHEN guitarist Doug Piercy has been added to the list of guitarists who will lay down guest solos on the forthcoming debut album from AC/DZ, the San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band formed by legendary thrash singer Steve "Zetro" Souza (TENET, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL, EXODUS, LEGACY) and executive producer Walter Morgan (organizer of ...

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LAAZ ROCKIT Guitarist To Guest On AC/DZ Album

LAAZ ROCKIT guitarist Aaron Jellum has been added to the list of guitarists who will lay down guest solos on the forthcoming debut album from AC/DZ, the San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band formed by legendary thrash singer Steve "Zetro" Souza (TENET, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL, EXODUS, LEGACY) and executive producer Walter Morgan (organizer of ...

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Singer STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA Quits DUBLIN DEATH PATROL

Former EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza has quit DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP), the band in which he shared lead-vocal duties with TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy. Commented Souza: "I usually keep myself very quiet and reserved; I don't spill what's going on with me outside of music, [because] it's nobody's business! If you know of me, ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL Live In Oakland: Performance Footage Available

Video footage of DUBLIN DEATH PATROL's (DDP) June 26, 2010 performance at Soundwave Studios in Oakland, California can be viewed below. DUBLIN DEATH PATROL features in its ranks TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza. The band's debut album, "DDP 4 Life", was released in 2007 via Godfodder Records. Billy originally ...

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LAAZ ROCKIT To Support EXODUS In Chico

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers LAAZ ROCKIT will be direct support for EXODUS on Thursday, June 10 at The Senator Theater in Chico, California. States EXODUS guitarist/songwriter Gary Holt: "I am more than stoked to announce our long time good friends and Bay Area legends LAAZ ROCKIT will be joining us for our show ...

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LAAZ ROCKIT To Headline 'Bay Area Thrash Revival' In Santa Clara

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers LAAZ ROCKIT will headline the Bay Area Thrash Revival event on January 23, 2010 at The Venuez in Santa Clara, California on January 23, 2010. Also scheduled to appear are ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT, BECOMING and OR30, among others. LAAZ ROCKIT's latest album, "Left for Dead", was released on July 25, ...

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RAVEN Frontman Discusses New Album

Pat Prince of Powerline A.D. recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist John Gallagher of the legendary British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Powerline A.D.: In your opinion, what makes this new album, "Walk Through Fire", different from the others? John: We took a lot longer to ...

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JETBOY Guitarist BILLY ROWE Interviewed; Audio Available

Japan's "Metal Moment" podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist and founding member Billy Rowe of California rockers JETBOY. The chat is now available for streaming below. JETBOY last year announced the addition of drummer Doug Hovan to the group's ranks. Hovan replaced Jeff Moscone, who left the band to focus on a host of ...

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