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MSG Vocalist CHRIS LOGAN To Guest On LEGACY Album Re-Release

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has just finished tracking vocals for a bonus track to be featured on the new LEGACY album re-release. The tune is called "So Long". LEGACY features founding member Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD) on bass and the world-renowned Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN, JONAS HANSSON BAND) on ...

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CRISIS To Be Interviewed On Southern California's INDIE 103.1 FM

CRISIS will be interviewed live by DJ Jackie Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 p.m. on Indie 103.1 FM KDLD/KDLE on their metal show called "Chaos". Indie 103.1 FM, which is fast becoming one of the most popular commercial radio stations in Southern California, boasts Steve Jones (SEX PISTOLS), Rob Zombie, Henry Rollins and Dickie Barett ...

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DROWNING POOL: 'Killin' Me' Video Posted Online

DROWNING POOL's video for the track "Killin' Me" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it out at this location. "Killin' Me" comes off the group's sophomore album, "Desensitized", available now on Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sinner" was produced by Johnny K (DISTURBED, SOIL, FINGER ELEVEN) and ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Part Ways With SANCTUARY, Announce New Album Title

SEVEN WITCHES, the band featuring former SAVATAGE guitarist Jack Frost and HELSTAR singer James Rivera, have posted a message on their official web site regarding the band's upcoming activities and related projects. An excerpt from the update follows: "The band's contract with Sanctuary is up. They want to thank Sanctuary for all the help and ...

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BIOMECHANICAL: 'Empires Of The World' Track Listing Revealed

U.K. progressive epic thrash metallers BIOMECHANICAL have finalized the track listing for their sophomore album, "Empires of the World", due in June via Elitist/Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Eight Moons" (Revolver Records) was recorded by vocalist Jon K and mixed by Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) at Sneap's own Backstage ...

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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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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Things Are Going Incredibly Well On Tour'

JUDAS PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Things are going incredibly well on the tour. The band have just finished two weeks of shows in the U.K. It was great for them to play in their own country again! It's been many years since they've ...

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KISS And TED NUGENT Perform At ROCKIN' THE CORPS: Photos Available

KISS, TED NUGENT and GODSMACK were among the performers at the Rockin' the Corps patriotic celebratory concert on Friday (April 1) at the Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California. Executive producers Quincy Jones and Joseph E. Robert, Jr. joined forces with producers Doc McGhee and Spencer Proffer to create a high energy, ...

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LEGACY Sign With VALHALLA RECORDS

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit LEGACY, founded by bass ace Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD), has inked a deal with U.K.'s Valhalla Records. The label will re-master and release LEGACY's debut CD with new artwork, bonus tracks as well as future releases through this agreement. Marten Andersson will be starting to work on ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Guest On NBC's 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

According to RCA Records, VELVET REVOLVER will be the musical guests on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday, April 7. Non-musicial guests on the show include actress Brittany Murphy and comic Dave Attell. In other news, VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum has posted the following entry in his online "journal": "Rocking Canada ...

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CRETIN Sign With RELAPSE RECORDS

Bay Area grindcore trio CRETIN have inked a deal with Relapse Records. The band's first official release on the Relapse roster will be a split release with label-mates PIG DESTROYER, due out later this year. CRETIN is also rehearsing material for their first full-length album, slated for a late 2005 release via Relapse. "We're very ...

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METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Pay Tribute To ANTHRAX

Metal musicians congratulate ANTHRAX on their 20th anniversary: MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine: "ANTHRAX is a band that I have always respected, that has always mattered and was very important to the American metal scene. As part of the 'big four' they were responsible for an enormous amount of the credit for helping establish American metal bands ...

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'KISS Cover To Cover' Artwork Posted Online

Lunar Moth Entertainment and TributeAlbums.com have unveiled the official cover art to "KISS Cover to Cover", the collection of songs that KISS themselves chose to cover during their career. "At TributeAlbums.com, we believe that presentation is everything," reads an official press release. "With that, a unique CD deserves a unique album cover. The concept for ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Sue Illinois Bar

Rob Olmstead of the Daily Herald is reporting that LED ZEPPELIN members Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and descendants of John Bonham filed suit for the unauthorized performance of ZEPPELIN's "Whole Lotta Love" at a Glendale Heights, Illinois bar. In reality, the legends of ZEPPELIN are probably unaware the suit was ...

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SLASH's Top Hat Recovered?

A California man has apparently come forward claiming that he has the top hat that was allegedly stolen from guitarist Slash's (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) limo that took him to the Grammy Awards on February 13 (as first reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on Feb. 20). The man claims that he bought the hat ...

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DANKO JONES Announce First U.S. Tour

DANKO JONES, the Toronto-based power rock trio named after their charismatic frontman, have announced their first tour of the United States. The band recently signed to Razor & Tie in the U.S. and will be releasing their first album here, "We Sweat Blood", on April 19. DANKO JONES is already a smash in Europe, having ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Refused Ex-PISTOLS Guitarist's Sexual Demands

ContactMusic.com is reporting that MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine was horrified when former SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones demanded sexual favours in return for his performance on the band's cover of "Anarchy In the U.K.". Jones originally demanded $100 and some "suction" (slang term for fellatio) to play at the recording session for 1988 album "So ...

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STATIC-X Guitarist Is Believed To Have Met Teenage Victim Via Online Singles Community

STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen (real name Tod Rex Salvador) is believed to have met the 14-year-old Sayreville, New Jersey girl he is accused of sexually assaulting in January on the web site FetischMusic.com (via their "Find-a-Freek" online singles community), where he used the screen name "groverygodadat" under the heading "never married male looking for female." ...

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KISS To Perform At ROCKIN' THE CORPS Patriotic Celebratory Concert

According to a posting at KissOnline.com, KISS, along with Cedric the Entertainer (Master of Ceremonies), DESTINY'S CHILD, GODSMACK, Jay Mohr, Louis Anderson and TED NUGENT, have been confirmed for an April 1 performance at the Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California. Rockin' the Corps is a patriotic celebratory concert for an audience of ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: More Tour Dates Announced

MÖTLEY CRÜE have added the following dates to their "Red, White, and Crüe 2005...Better Live Than Dead" tour: Jul. 26 - Los Angeles, CA - Irvine Meadows Jul. 29 - Vancouver, BC - PC Coliseum Jul. 30 - Seattle, WA (Auburn) - White River Amp. Jul. 31 - Portland, OR - Clark County Amp. Aug. ...

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