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CHEAP TRICK: 14 Songs Completed For Next Album

According to Billboard.com, CHEAP TRICK — who are currently on the road opening for AEROSMITH — plan to head to Europe in July, play more stateside dates in August and then return to the studio. Nearly 14 songs have been completed for CHEAP TRICK's next album, which should surface next year. Among the songtitles set ...

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<b>MEMORIZED DREAMS</b> To Support EUROPE In Norway

Norwegian progressive power metallers MEMORIZED DREAMS will be supporting reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE on August 20 at Orlands Dagene in Brekstad, Norway. MEMORIZED DREAMS will play a "once-in-a-lifetime set, consisting of '80s tributes and own material," according to a posting on the band's web site. MEMORIZED DREAMS issued their debut album, "Theater Of Life", ...

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SALEM Jam With BEHEMOTH's NERGAL: Photos Posted Online

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM have uploaded several pictures from their special performance at the City Hall club in Hifa on May 24 (Independence Day of Israel) when they were joined by special guest Nergal of the Polish metal band BEHEMOTH. Check out the photos here. Nergal had previously commented on the jam. "I ...

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MSG Singer Records BLACK SABBATH Cover For Upcoming Movie

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has posted the following message on his web site: "In April, I performed the vocal tracks for a song that will be featured in a new Sigourney Weaver/Jeff Daniels film, entitled 'Invisible Heroes'. It is directed by Dan Harris, who wrote the screenplay for 'X-Men 3'. The song ...

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Lawyer: GUNS N' ROSES Riot Cops Went Overboard

The Province reports: A lawyer for Vancouver B.C.'s Police Complaints Commission says the actions of two Vancouver police officers during the GUNS N' ROSES riot in 2002 were unreasonable and unnecessary. Dana Urban told a public hearing that to simply accept the word of the two officers that their actions were justified would ...

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Bassist RUDY SARZO Explains How He Landed The DIO Gig

Former QUIET RIOT bassist Rudy Sarzo has spoken to ElectricBasement.com about his recent experience as the touring bassist for YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and his current gig with DIO. Asked how he hooked up with Ronnie James Dio, Sarzo replied, "What happened was someone gave me the heads-up that Ronnie was looking for a bass player early ...

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ANGRA: Studio Update

ANGRA vocalist Edu Falaschi and guitarist Rafael Bittencourt traveled to Germany last week to put the finishing touches on the band's follow-up to 2001's "Rebirth", tentatively due this fall through SPV Records (NTS Records in France). Rafael had the following to say about the process. "We've been here for two days and started working ever ...

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THERAPY? To Begin Recording New Album

THERAPY? bassist Michael McKeegan has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Folks, It might have looked like we've been quiet for a while but we have actually been busy, busy boys. The UK tour with THE WILDHEARTS was amazing, we had an awesome time and received much, much love from the ...

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DEADLY BLESSING: Making Up For Lost Time

Away from the daily grind, as a courier for Fed Ex, the former (current?) DEADLY BLESSING vocalist "Ski" could easily be mistaken for any Normal Joe in the crowd, especially now with his bald head and eye glasses. The recent reunion show (minus guitarist Tony Kerr) has revitalized the quiet frontman, who is busy issuing ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Performs With SALEM In Israel

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM were joined by special guest Nergal of the Polish metal band BEHEMOTH during their appearance at the City Hall club in Hifa on May 24 (Independence Day of Israel). "It was a blast!" Nergal writes on BEHEMOTH's web site. "I didn't expect the crowd to be sooo crazy and hungry for ...

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NAPALM DEATH: CENTURY MEDIA Deal Officially Confirmed

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET exclusively revealed on May 6, Century Media Records have now officially announced that they have signed British extreme metal legends NAPALM DEATH to a worldwide deal (excluding Japan). The first release under the new alliance will be the follow-up album to the "Leaders Not Followers" EP, the long-awaited collection of covers, ...

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ICED EARTH: Japanese Tour Postponed

ICED EARTH have been forced to postpone their previously announced Japanese tour due to the recent departure of drummer Richard Christy. "Though we tried everything in our power to keep this from happening we have no other alternative," ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer writes on the group's web site. The affected dates are as follows: ...

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MINDGRINDER To Support TESTAMENT In Oslo

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, will be opening for TESTAMENT on June 10 at Rockefeller in Oslo. Also appearing on the bill will be NOCTURNAL BREED. MINDGRINDER issued their debut album, "MindTech", last month through Nocturnal Art Productions. The CD was recorded in December 2002 at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ...

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THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARS: Live Dates Announced

THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARS, the new band featuring Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN, DIO) on bass, Chas West (ex-BONHAM, LYNCH MOB) on vocals, Alan Krigger (ex-GIUFFRIA, HOUSE OF LORDS) and Vinny Appice (DIO, ex-BLACK SABBATH) on drums, and Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT) on guitar, have announced the following dates during May/June: May 21 - Tarzana, CA @ Paladino's ...

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RIOT: Live Chat With Bassist Scheduled

RIOT's official web site will be hosting a live voice and text chat with the group's bassist, Pete Perez, on Sunday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. CST. The text chat is designed to handle an unlimited number of users, but the voice room can only hold ten users at a time so fans will have ...

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DOOGIE WHITE Comments On YNGWIE Tour, CORNERSTONE And Other Projects

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have signed a Japanese record deal with Yamaha Communications. The group's recently completed third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", will get a Japanese release on May 19. "They have a very strong marketing programme for us and we are ...

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GLENN HUGHES To Headline Orlando Charity Gig

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes will be headlining the 4th annual 98.9 WMMO Rock Forever Golf Classic and Concert in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, June 12. Among those joining him will be Lita Ford, Alex Ligertwood (SANTANA), Kevin DuBrow (QUIET RIOT) and Doug Fieger (THE KNACK). The show, which is sponsored by SunTrust ...

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