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NY Post: DEE SNIDER Pleads For Help In In-Law Slay

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider made a passionate plea for help to find the killer of his wife's brother yesterday, a day after the 34-year-old construction worker was gunned down in New York City. "We are hoping to get whoever did this. We have no idea why this would happen to him," Snider, 48, told ...

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KID ROCK Set For MOTORCYCLE MANIA 3

Kid Rock, who is currently finishing up his new album in Los Angeles, is making time to attend the upcoming Motorcycle Mania 3 event, sponsored and organized by Jesse James and his motorcycle company West Coast Choppers. Rock will join James for a ride through Mexico as part of the event, according to Launch. The ...

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BLAZED: Demo Tracks Posted Online

BLAZED, the Long Island, New York-based band fronted by Jesse Blaze, son of '80s rocker Dee Snider of TWISTED SISTER fame and MTV VJ (click here for more info), have posted five songs from their recently completed demo at their official web site. The songs available for download are as follows: 01.

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Man Stabbed During HATEBREED Concert In Providence

A man was stabbed during a HATEBREED concert Thursday night (July 24) at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, according to WPRI Fox Providence. Two young men started fighting over a woman around 9:00 p.m. and one of them stabbed the other in the stomach with a folding knife. The wound was minor, ...

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LOCKUP To Issue Live Album Later in The Year

LOCKUP, the grindcore band featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, will issue an as-yet-untitled live album later in the year through NAPALM DEATH's Feto Records. In addition to the live CD, which was recorded during the ...

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The New York Post: KID ROCK And PAMELA Dis-Engaged?

The New York Post reports that there's more evidence that it's over between Pam Anderson and Kid Rock. While Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and John Stamos are together in Baghdad on a USO tour (with Robert De Niro, Georgette Mosbacher and Gen. Tommy Franks), Kid took his best bud, "Monster Garage" host Jesse James, as his traveling ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist: 'Chinese Democracy' To Surface This Year

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has told Billboard.com that he expects the group's long-awaited new album, "Chinese Democracy", to see the light of day sometime this year. "The record is being completed. Other people are putting their final little touches on things, and then it goes to mix," he explained. "My physical presence wasn't ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Launches Solo Career

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson (ex-THE REPLACEMENTS), who has been working with Axl Rose in the reconfigured band since 1998, is launching a solo career, according to the L.A. Times. He's finishing an album at the home studio of former PIXIES frontman Frank Black and also recently played sets in L.A. and New York ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Appears Onstage At AVRIL LAVIGNE Concert

According to a posting at Avrilbandaids.com, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst surprised a crowd in Lowell, Massachusetts by appearing on stage during an AVRIL LAVIGNE concert. Says an eyewitness: "At the May 15th 2003 concert in Lowell Massachusetts, Avril brought 4 people on stage to sing 'Complicated' with her. One of the four that she ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Perform At NYC Rally To Save Firehouses

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar will perform at a free lunchtime rally and concert to save firehouses at Battery Park in New York City on Monday, May 19. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has threatened to close eight NYC firehouses in order to save only $11 million dollars out of the massive $44 ...

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JESSE BLAZE To Open For SUKI JONES On Long Island

BLAZE, the Long Island, New York-based band fronted by Jesse Blaze, son of '80s rocker Dee Snider of TWISTED SISTER fame (not to be confused with the Blaze Bayley-fronted British band of the same name), have lined up the following dates during May: May 03 – New York, NMY @ Continental May 17 – Long ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Continues Work On Solo CD, Seeks Label Deal

Courtney Love is in France recording a solo album titled "America's Sweetheart" with producer Jim Barber for an expected fall release, Billboard has reported. A number of tracks on the CD were reportedly co-written with 4 NON BLONDES' Linda Perry, who has penned hits for PINK and CHRISTINA AGUILERA. Courtney is in talks for a ...

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DEE SNIDER's Son Launches Music Career With BLAZE

Jesse Blaze, son of '80s rocker Dee Snider of TWISTED SISTER fame, has launched a "melodic yet percussive heavy metal band" called BLAZE (not to be confused with the Blaze Bayley-fronted British band of the same name). The group, which is completed by Billy (bass), Chris (drums), and Omar (guitar), has posted a four-song demo ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Begin Work On 'Leaders Not Followers 2'

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has posted the following update to the group's official web site: "Well the [North American] tour with NILE has been done for quite awhile now and we all agree that it was a success, great attendances and good reactions made it very enjoyable from our point of view. "We had ...

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THE WILDHEARTS' GINGER: PRESIDENT BUSH Is A 'Genocidal Cunt'

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger has issued an appeal to the public to join him in condemning President George Bush over his foreign policy and the possibility of the U.S. waging war on Iraq. The following is Ginger's public statement as it appears on his official web site: "Anyone that attended the 'anti-war' march, or stopped ...

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JACKYL Singer Explains Benefits Of Signing With Smaller Label

JACKYL frontman Jesse James Dupree recently spoke to Electric Basement about the band's decision to release its latest CD, titled "Relentless", through a small independent label (Humidity Records) following a lengthy stint with Geffen Records, which issued some of the group's earliest recorded output. "The big labels have so much overhead. It's like they can't ...

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JACKYL-ing Off During XXX-Mas!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JACKYL frontman Jesse James Dupree will team up this holiday season with Atlanta radio station WKLS for their annual "Breast Christmas Ever" event, which traditionally presents a girl in need with a new pair of breasts...all in the spirit of giving. The ultra-popular promotion is the brainchild of WKLS morning team "The ...

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KISS' GENE SIMMONS To Appear On 'The O'Reilly Factor'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will be appearing live on Fox's The O'Reilly Factor (hosted by Bill O'Reilly) on Wednesday, September 25th at 3:30 PM PST. On Friday, Simmons will be hosting the Gene Simmons Tongue #2 party at Barfly on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. "Cover girl Carrie Stevens who, among other things was Eric ...

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LOCKUP To Play UK Shows, Record New Material

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, are tentatively scheduled to perform a one-off show in London in October. Plans also exist for the group to play a couple of shows in Ireland and a Scottish ...

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JACKYL Frontman Speaks Out On AC/DC Collaboration

JACKYL frontman Jesse James Dupree recently spoke to Electricbasement.com about the group's collaboration with AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson on the track "Kill The Sunshine" for JACKYL's as-yet-untitled new album. "I am very proud of it," Dupree stated. "It sounds like AC/DC but what do you expect when him and I are writing together? I think ...

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DRAGONLAND Announce New Drummer

Sweden's DRAGONLAND, featuring former PROPHANITY / NIGHTSHADE guitarist Nicklas Magnusson and KING DIAMOND touring keyboardist Elias Holmlid, have announced the addition of former NOSTRADAMEUS drummer Jesse Lindskog to he group's line-up. ...

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LOCKUP To Issue Live Album

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, have recorded a live album during their Japanese tour in late June and are scheduled to release it in late 2002/early 2003 along with several new recordings, including a ...

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NAPALM DEATH Cover SEPTIC DEATH During Recording Sessions For New CD

NAPALM DEATH have laid down cover versions of two tracks from the classic hardcore act SEPTIC DEATH (led by Pushead, who is better known for his METALLICA artwork) during the recording sessions for their forthcoming CD, tentatively entitled Order Of The Leech, at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, England. According to bassist Shane Embury, "the tracks ...

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LOCK UP Cancel WACKEN OPEN AIR, Club Appearances

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, were forced to cancel their appearances at Germany's Wacken Open Air festival (August 2nd), Casablanca in Jena, Germany (August 3rd), and Z7 in Pratteln, Switzreland (August 4th) after NAPALM ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: New Singer Will Enable Us To Grow

New KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman Howard Jones (formerly of Connecticut-based BLOOD HAS BEEN SHED) has stated the following regarding his new band: "I had heard that things were up in the air with [former frontman] Jesse [Leach] so after a lot of tossing and turning at night I gave the guys a call. It really clicked ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Land New Frontman

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have replaced singer Jesse Leach with ex-BLOOD HAD BEEN SHED frontman Howard Jones, according to bassist Mike D'Antonio, who broke his silence on the situation in an interview with Australia's Metalshop. "[Jesse] strained his voice and he did it touring, and he has done it previously," Mike responded to a question ...

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