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Orgasmatron - MOTÖRHEAD

Having survived the "Robbo" phase that resulted in 1983's often unjustly derided "Another Perfect Day", 1984's double-LP compilation "No Remorse" introduced the world (by way of four new songs) to another revamped MOTÖRHEAD lineup. Ex-SAXON drummer Pete Gill replaced Philthy Animal Taylor and Brian Robertson was replaced by not one, but two guitarists: Mike "Wurzel" ...

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STONE SOUR Finish Recording New Album

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, have completed the recording process for their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Come What May", at a Los Angeles studio with producer Nick Rasculinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER). "16 tracks were recorded and we're in the process of picking just how many will ...

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Grammy-Winning Pianist/Arranger To Cover GUNS N' ROSES, DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE

Versailles Records has announced that Grammy-winning pianist/arranger Randy Cantor will contribute piano tracks to forthcoming tribute albums to GUNS N' ROSES ("Don't Cry"), DEF LEPPARD ("Love Bites"), SAMMY HAGAR ("Dreams"), and MÖTLEY CRÜE ("Afraid"). Cantor's resume includes multiple Grammy nominations, and two awards. Additionally, he has collaborated with such artists as the FUGEES, JAMES TAYLOR, ...

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We Hate You and Hope You Die - ULTRALORD

With members of FISTULA, RUE, RUNE, and MADMAN MUNT, it is not much of a shock that on "We Hate You and Hope You Die" Ohio's ULTRALORD play uncompromising, sludge-drenched, anti-social grime metal. I wouldn't exactly call it a trailblazing or original release, but goddamn, it hits with all the subtly of a tire iron ...

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STONE SOUR Part Ways With Drummer

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, have officially parted ways with drummer Joel Ekman. "This is something that we all discussed and feel is best for the five of us and for the future of STONE SOUR," the group write in a statement. "This has been the most ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Classics To Be Reissued

MOTÖRHEAD is rightfully regarded as a legend. More than 30 years of turning fans' eardrums and brains into a bloody pulp will do that. Iconic vocalist/bassist Lemmy wouldn't have it any other way. Three of MOTÖRHEAD's most important albums — 1983's "Another Perfect Day", 1986's "Orgasmatron" and 1987's "Rock 'N' Roll" — are now getting ...

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STONE SOUR: Studio Update

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, are continuing work on their sophomore album with producer Nick Rasculinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER). "We now have 13 guitar tracks, 12 bass tracks, and 8 vocal tracks done of the 17 songs that we plan to record," guitarist Josh Rand said. ...

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STONE SOUR: Studio Update; Photos Available

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, are still hard at work on their sophomore album with producer Nick Rasculinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER). The drum tracks by session drummer Roy Mayorga (ex-SOULFLY, currently a touring member of SEPULTURA) are complete, according to the most recent studio report submitted ...

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P.O.D.: 'The Warriors Tour 2' Dates Announced

P.O.D. have unveiled details of their headlining spring tour of the United States. The month-long trek comes in the wake of the Southern California-based band's fourth full-length label release, "Testify", which has sold 122,000 copies since its late January release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The tour — dubbed "The Warriors Tour 2: Guilty By Association" ...

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GOD FORBID Check In From U.K. Tour

GOD FORBID are currently on the road in the U.K. as the support act for TRIVIUM. The band's guitarist/vocalist Doc Coyle has checked in with the following update: "Right now, we're five days into our U.K./Ireland tour with TRIVIUM, MENDEED, with BLOODSIMPLE joining us in about a week. I have to say that so far, ...

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DARKEST HOUR: Mexican Dates Announced

DARKEST HOUR have lined up three shows in Mexico in May. The dates are as follows: May 19 - Mexico City, MEX @ La Victoria May 20 - Guadalajara, MEX @ Santa Sangre May 21 - Monterrey, MEX @ Cafe Iguana DARKEST HOUR recently filmed a video for the song "Sound the Surrender" with director ...

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SLIPKNOT: Special Videocast Available Online

"Metal Injection" has once again uploaded their "Slipknot Mixtape", featuring two interviews with the band where they discuss their live shows, videos and the future of SLIPKNOT. Also included is SLIPKNOT live footage and videos. The videocast can be downloaded for FREE by clicking here. SLIPKNOT capped off an amazing two years on ...

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Band Featuring MICHAEL SCHENKER's Son Have A New Name

RAIDERS OF ROCK N' ROLL, the British band featuring guitarist Tyson Schenker, the son of the fabled SCORPIONS and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker, have changed their name to FASTER INFERNO. The Cambridgeshire blues-influenced hard rock act, who also include singer Matt Taylor, bassist Andy Raeburn and drummer Phill France, will be supporting the MICHAEL SCHENKER ...

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STONE SOUR: Ex-SOULFLY Drummer MAYORGA To Play On New Album

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, are hard at work on their sophomore album with producer Nick Rasculinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER). Guitarist Josh Rand has filed the following candid report from inside the studio: "As we roll into week four of the recording process for the new ...

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DARKEST HOUR To Undertake Tour Of Australia/New Zealand

DARKEST HOUR will be playing nine shows in New Zealand and Australia beginning in late April. "We are stoked with a capital STOKED," the band write on their web site. "Aside from the fact that this is our first time ever in the southern hemisphere, JH [vocalist John Henry] is also stoked to sample some ...

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SLIPKNOT: GRAMMY Win Bittersweet For Percussionist CLOWN

Launch Radio Networks reports: SLIPKNOT capped off an amazing two years on Wednesday night (February 8) by winning its first Grammy Award, in the category of "Best Metal Performance", for "Before I Forget" from 2004's "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)". The win was also bittersweet for SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan, who choked up as ...

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SWITCHED To Hit The Road After Two-Year Hiatus

After an over two year hiatus, Cleveland hard rock titans SWITCHED (best known for their chart-climbing singles "Inside" and "Tendeadfingers") have announced they will be hitting the road for a month-long headlining trek beginning April 7 in support of their newly released sophomore LP, the two-disc collection "Ghosts in the Machine". The outing will mark ...

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Label: No Plans To Re-Release SLIPKNOT's Debut Album

Contrary to a recent report published on a SLIPKNOT fan site, Roadrunner Records have NO plans to reissue the band's self-titled debut album from 1999 in an expanded double-disc edition, a Roadrunner representative has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although there were discussions at one point about possibily re-releasing the disc with bonus tracks, those plans have since ...

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THE ABSENCE Shoot First Video

Metal Blade recording artists THE ABSENCE shot their first professional video for the title track off their debut record, "From Your Grave", on February 3. This journey took the band from the greater Tampa Bay area up some 1200+ miles to Toledo, Ohio to film in one of the largest and oldest structures in Toledo's ...

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