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PERRY FARRELL Welcomes New Members To SATELLITE PARTY

Former JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has issued the following update on his SATELLITE PARTY project following the announcement over the weekend that ex-EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt has left the fold: "I am in San Clemente today. We are working on our live set mix at Sounden Studios. We are about to go further and ...

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VINCE NEIL Video Interview From WSVG Dallas Posted Online

The World Series of Video Games (WSVG) presented by Intel held its second event on its Guitar Hero II competitive circuit this past weekend in Dallas, Texas. Newcomer to the circuit and Internet superstar Freddie Wong erupted the crowd won the finals with an amazing performance of RUSH's "YYZ". He earned 27 points from the ...

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Producer: New AS I LAY DYING Album Is 'Brilliant'

Producer Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE) has issued the following update: "Just finished mixing the new AS I LAY DYING album in London. It is brilliant, people! Amazing songs all over the place. It's a truly special album and Jordan [Mancino] has to be one the THE best ...

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SWORN ENEMY Recording New Album 'Maniacal' With All-Star Cast

Taking their sound to raised levels of brutality, SWORN ENEMY are currently recording their new album that will be released this fall through Abacus Recordings. Since SWORN ENEMY formed in 1997 they have represented New York hardcore well, having released two highly popular full lengths and touring the world countless times with bands such as ...

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BLOTTED SCIENCE Featuring WATCHTOWER, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: Audio Available

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the instrumental extreme metal triumvirate featuring guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK), bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE), and drummer Charlie Zeleny (BEHOLD.....THE ARCTOPUS, JORDAN RUDESS), has posted audio samples from its highly anticipated debut album, "The Machinations of Dementia", at this location. Says mainman Ron Jarzombek: "There is still a bit ...

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ONSLAUGHT Singer Undergoes Surgery

ONSLAUGHT vocalist Sy Keeler has undergone a successful surgery to re-attach the retina of his left eye and is recovering well at home. The detachment occured at the soundcheck of Leeds Rio's during the first leg of the reunited British thrashers' "Killing Peace" tour, forcing the group to cancel the remainder of the U.K. shows. ...

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BLOTTED SCIENCE Featuring WATCHTOWER, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: CD Details Revealed

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the instrumental extreme metal triumvirate featuring guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK), bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE), and drummer Charlie Zeleny (BEHOLD.....THE ARCTOPUS, JORDAN RUDESS), have released the track listing and album artwork to their highly anticipated debut album, "The Machinations of Dementia". Says mainman Ron Jarzombek: "There is still a bit of ...

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ONSLAUGHT Cancels U.K. Dates

Reactivated U.K. thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been forced to cancel the remaining dates on their British tour due to a serious health issue concerning vocalist Sy Keeler. The ONSLAUGHT frontman was rushed to hospital during the soundcheck at Leeds Rio's suffering from an acute loss of vision. Keeler has since undergone an emergency operation to repair ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Hard At Work On New Solo Album

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has issued the following update: "I'm presently finishing up the keyboard tracks for [my new solo album] now. After that's all done, I will get the drums recorded followed by the guitar and vocals. Of course the bulk of the sounds will be generated by yours truly! "As far as ...

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Jordan's TYRANT THRONE Releases Debut EP

Jordanian technical death metal act TYRANT THRONE has just released its first EP, entitled "Abominations". Two tracks from the effort are available for streaming through the band's official MySpace page. "Abominations" track listing: 01. Abominations 02. The Chaos Beast 03. Slaughter for Salvation 04. Excavation to Our Rotten Ancestors 05. One Man Kingdom ...

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Guitarist RON JARZOMBEK Issues Update On BLOTTED SCIENCE Project

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the instrumental extreme metal project featuring guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK), bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE), and drummer Charlie Zeleny (BEHOLD...THE ARCTOPUS, JORDAN RUDESS), is putting the finishing touches on its debut album, entitled "The Machinations of Dementia". "Webster finished his bass parts a while back and is rolling out on tour ...

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ONSLAUGHT, SUSPERIA, EVILE To Team Up For U.K. Tour

ONSLAUGHT, SUSPERIA and EVILE will team up for a U.K. tour in May. The dates are as follows: May 02 - Academy 3, Manchester May 03 - Rio's, Leeds May 04 - Corporation, Sheffield May 05 - JBs, Dudley May 06 - Venue TBC May 07 - Underworld, London May 08 - Bierkeller, Bristol ONSLAUGHT's ...

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ANDREW W.K.: New Radio Interview Available

Andrew W.K. recently made a guest appearance on the Los Angeles radio show "Jordan Jesse Go!" This program features discussion about the USC and UCLA rivalry, what it's like to hear from someone buried deep in your past, and thoughts about songwriting. Andrew also tries his hand at ranking discreet ideas. Click here ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Schedules Live Appearances

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has lined up the following live appearances: Opening for BLACKFIELD (the collaboration between PORCUPINE TREE leader Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen): Mar. 13 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live Mar. 15 - Annapolis, MD - Ramshead Mar. 16 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom Mar. 17 - Hoboken, ...

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RUDESS/MORGENSTEIN Confirmed For California's CALPROG Festival

RUDESS/MORGENSTEIN, the project featuring DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess and drummer Rod Morgenstein (DIXIE DREGS, WINGER), has been confirmed for CalProg 2007, set to take place on May 19 in Whittier, California. Also scheduled to appear are FROGG CAFE, SPIRALING and PUPPET SHOW. According to a posting on the CalProg web site, "The festival runs ...

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