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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer, CINDERELLA Frontman Interviewed For JOHN CORABI's Autobiography

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has completed his interview for former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi's forthcoming authorized autobiography, co-written with Jake Brown, due out later this year. Other music stars who have contributed interviews to the book include former KISS and UNION guitarist Bruce Kulick, music producer Bob Rock, "Canadian Idol" judge and pop ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Perform At NYC Benefit Concert

On Wednesday, March 15, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess will be taking part in an evening to benefit the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health. He will be performing solo piano. The event will take place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom in New York City. Also scheduled to perform that evening are Ashford & Simpson, ...

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STILL REMAINS Announce Headlining Tour Dates

STILL REMAINS have announced nearly 60 North American tour dates including a headlining tour that will take them into May. The massive run starts with a stint as direct support to THROWDOWN, then a batch of dates with SHADOWS FALL and finally the headlining tour. "We love touring," stated singer TJ Miller. "We can't wait ...

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ENFORSAKEN: New Music Posted Online

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN have posted three songs from their upcoming album, "Sinner's Intuition", on their MySpace.com page. Check out the tracks "Witness to the Fall", "Blacklist Assassin" and "Words in Red" at this location. The follow-up to 2004's "Forever Endeavor" (Olympic/Century Media) "Sinner's Intuition" is scheduled for release on March ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Headline 'A Place Called Home' Benefit

Los Angeles-based metal icons FEAR FACTORY will be giving back to their backyard as they headline the House of Blues- and Centerline-presented benefit for the Los Angeles community-based organization "A Place Called Home" at House of Blues in West Hollywood, California on Tues., Jan. 31. Tickets for the event went on sale Saturday, January 7. ...

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Reunited ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

The reformed lineup of the classic U.K. thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bloodstock Festival, set to take place September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derbyshire, England. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are PRIMAL FEAR, MACHINE MEN, OMNIUM GATHERUM, DIED SMILING, ENEMY UNKNOWN, BEYOND AFTERLIFE and ...

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ENFORSAKEN Master New Album: Photos Available

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN mastered their new album, "Sinner's Intuition", on Friday (Dec. 16) at The Bolier Room Studios in Chicago, IL. The session was engineered by Collin Jordan, who has previously worked with MINISTRY and GRAVITY KILLS. Check out pictures from the mastering session at this location. The follow-up to ...

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Video Footage From ROADRUNNER UNITED Concert Rehearsals Posted Online

HeavyMetalSource.com has posted video interviews from the Roadrunner United concert rehearsals on December 14, 2005 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The four interview clips feature Roy Mayorga (ex-SOULFLY), KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Justin Foley and Joel Stroetzel, Jordan Whelan of STILL REMAINS, and Paolo Gregoletto of TRIVIUM. The musicians talk about the Roadrunner bands ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED Concert: Complete Details Revealed!

Last night's (Dec. 15) Roadrunner United show at the Nokia Theater in New York City brought together the best and brightest from the hard rock/metal genres in a series of never-before-seen collaborations. This landmark live event consisted of moments like SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor and LIFE OF AGONY's Keith Caputo singing STONE SOUR's hit "Bother" together ...

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ENFORSAKEN Finalize Track Listing For 'Sinner's Intuition'

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Sinner's Intuition", due on March 7, 2006 via Crash Music Inc.. The CD recording sessions at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin with engineer/owner Chris Djuricic and assistant Aaron Brigman are coming to a close, and the follow-up to 2004's "Forever ...

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INDEX CASE Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Temporary Replacement

Iowa-based metal/hard rock act INDEX CASE, the first signing to Tim King (SOIL) and Rob Such's (TWELFTH GATE) Mortal Music/Platform Records (via Fontana/Universal distribution), have parted ways with drummer Jordan Spence. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "After seven years as a founding member of the band, Jordan Spence has been ...

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Jordanian Doom/Death Metallers BILOCATE Release Full-Length Debut

Jordanian doom/death metal band BILOCATE celebrated the release of their full-length debut, "Dysphoria", with an appearance on Radio Jordan 96.3 FM on October 27. The CD, which was issued through Mute Records, reportedly contains the longest song ever created by an Arab metal band — "A Desire to Leave", which is being described as "20 ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Releases Educational DVD

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has released a brand-new educational DVD, entitled "Keyboard Madness: Mastering Live Performance". A description of the DVDs' contents, as posted on DREAM THEATER's web site is as follows: "Critically-acclaimed keyboard artist and educator Jordan Rudess takes a deep look inside the world of live keyboard performance and shares his knowledge ...

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DREAM THEATER Members Featured On New NEAL MORSE Album

DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy (drums) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) are among the guest musicians on former SPOCK'S BEARD/TRANSATLANTIC frontman Neal Morse's new progressive rock masterpiece, "?" (The Question Mark Album). The album will be released in the U.S. on November 1 through Metal Blade Records and in Europe on October 24 through InsideOut Music. Other ...

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LIVIDITY Announce New Frontman

U.S. cult porn grinders LIVIDITY have issued the following update: "LIVIDITY has undergone yet another transformation. We have departed with long time original comrade, Matt Bishop. This may come to a shock to most of you who are familiar with all the releases we have put out due to his powerful frontman devotion and lyrical ...

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AEROSMITH Frotman Serenades Young Fan At MARSHFIELD FAIR

According to the Boston Herald, AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler serenaded a young fan with a chorus of "There she is, Miss America" at the Marshfield Fair Saturday night (Aug. 20), then returned to the fairgrounds to play some games with his own kids Sunday. As previously reported, Tyler lent his vocals to the track "I ...

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METALLICA Track Performed On 'Canadian Idol'

METALLICA's version of BOB SEGER's "Turn the Page" was performed by one of the surviving six hopefuls on "Canadian Idol" Tuesday night (August 16). Rex Goudie received the loudest performance of the night, when he sang the track, according to CTV.ca. With the microphone stand in tow, Goudie darted in and out of centre stage ...

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