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SEBASTIAN BACH Fired By 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Producers

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach was reportedly terminated by the producers of the national touring revival of the Rice-Webber rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar". No further information is available at this time. In an interview published in January in the Asheville Citizen-Times, Bach spoke proudly of his involvement in the production, stating that "I ...

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SUPERFIX: Working Hard To Live Up To Fans' Expectations

SUPERFIX — the Los Angeles-based act featuring former DRAIN STH members Martina Axen (vocals) and Anna Kjellberg (bass), alongside ex-SINISSTAR guitarist China and drummer/programmer Sid Riggs — are holed up in their Hollywood rehearsal studio writing and demoing material for the group's long-awaited debut album, due in late 2003/early 2004. Among the new songs the ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Discusses New Album, Absence Of Spacesuits

POWERMAN 5000's forthcoming album, "Transform", will include a bonus Enhanced CD portion containing videos for the tracks "Free" and "Action", as well as other undisclosed extras. "Transform", due on May 20 through DreamWorks Records, is the fourth album from the platinum Los Angeles-based quintet. Its arrival finds frontman Spider One characteristically reflective, in this case ...

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ABATTOIR Frontman Joins DREAMS OF DAMNATION

Los Angeles-based thrashers DREAMS OF DAMNATION, featuring former DARK ANGEL axeman Jim Durkin, have announced the addition of rhythm guitarist Steve Gaines (ABATTOIR, PAGAN WAR MACHINE) into the band. The new, five-piece lineup debuted at the Metal For Cancer benefit on March 1. Steve Gaines shared his thoughts on joining D.O.D.: "I am honored and ...

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GENITORTURERS Singer To Host 'Bike Week eXposed!'

GENITORTURERS frontwoman Gen has signed on as the host of "Bike Week eXposed!", a documentary about Daytona Beach, Florida's Bike Week!, which is considered by some to be the largest motorcycle extravaganza in the world. "Bike Week eXposed!" promises to "take you to the streets, the events, and the concerts that make Bike Week so ...

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Former SAIGON KICK Duo Contemplate 'Reunion' Show

Former SAIGON KICK vocalist Matt Kramer and drummer Phil Varone (SKID ROW) are tentatively planning on putting on a special performance in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida consisting of nothing but material from the first two SAIGON KICK albums. "[Phil and I] were hanging out the other night getting piss faced, and we started talking about doing ...

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SKID ROW Bassist To Race Cars

SKID ROW bassist and car-racing enthusiast Rachel Bolan will participate in a number of races in the Legends Series semi-pro division until SKID ROW start their summer tour with POISON and VINCE NEIL. "Everyone at 600 Racing has been so cool to me and getting this opportunity to race is awesome!" said Bolan his car, ...

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SKID ROW Postpone Club Tour

SKID ROW have postponed all of their previously announced club dates due to scheduling conflicts with the summer amphitheater tour that includes POISON and VINCE NEIL. According to an official press release, "the shows are being rescheduled for the fall. The band apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused for the fans and venues. ...

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POISON, VINCE NEIL, SKID ROW To Team Up For U.S. Tour

POISON, VINCE NEIL and SKID ROW will team up for a two-month U.S. tour beginning in May. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. In related news, SKID ROW have released the following statement regarding the GREAT WHITE concert tragedy in Rhode Island that has claimed the lives of nearly 100 people: "Words cannot ...

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POISON Frontman To Release First Enhanced Solo CD And Video

Singer/songwriter Bret Michaels will be releasing his first full-length enhanced solo CD, "Songs Of Life", on April 22 on his own Poor Boy Records. Written and produced by Michaels, all 14 tracks on "Songs Of Life" are exactly that, songs inspired by events in his life. The music tells a strong story and the CD ...

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METALLICA: SANITARIUM Schedule To Accommodate Working Fans

METALLICA have made every effort to accommodate their fans who have to work during the week when devising the touring schedule for the upcoming Summer Sanitarium 2003. "We learned last time around that booking stadium shows on weekdays...not a great thing," METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich said. "Not to get too smart and too analytical, but ...

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EXODUS Reunite With ZETRO SOUZA, Prepare To Record New Album

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have been rejoined by vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza and are preparing to enter the studio with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, STUCK MOJO, SKINLAB) to record their first studio album in 11 years. "[Zetro and the rest of the band] had some great talks [over the course of ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Members To Star In Reality TV Show

Former members of GUNS N' ROSES — guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Matt Sorum — plus newcomer guitarist Dave Kushner (formerly of McKagan's post-GN'R project LOADED) are holding tryouts in Los Angeles to fill the vacant singer slot in their new band, and VH1 is filming the proceedings for a new show. "I ...

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CAMP FREDDY Announce New York City Show!

CAMP FREDDY, the "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch, have announced a one-off East Coast concert on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. The group, ...

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ARCH ENEMY's GOSSOW Reports From The Road

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following tour report to the "Reports" section of the band's official web site: "We've played 4 of the 6 Scandinavian shows now...last night it was Gothenburg and we had a blast! The crowd was great and there were a few friends and realitves at the show too ...

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SKID ROW To Release First-Ever DVD

SKID ROW are hard at work editing their first-ever DVD, titled "Under The Skin — The Making of ThickSkin", tentatively due on April 30. According to the band's official web site, the DVD "takes you from the songwriting process through the recording of the new record. There's lots of cool behind-the-scenes footage from rehearsal, the ...

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STEELHEART Frontman Auditions For Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Project

STEELHEART frontman Mike Matijevic is the latest singer to have publicly admitted having auditioned for the vocalist slot in the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash (guitar), Duff McKagan (bass) and Matt Sorum (drums). Matijevic, who is currently working on a new STEELHEART album, reportedly put down lead vocals over four instrumental ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'The Dirt': Truth Or Fiction?

MÖTLEY CRÜE's acclaimed 2001 autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", has been widely hailed as perhaps the greatest rock 'n' roll bio of all time — a stunningly "honest" account that sees the four members of the group openly delving into the dirtiest, squishiest and most disgusting details of the ...

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SKID ROW's SABO: We Never Argue

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo says that the addition of vocalist Johnny Solinger and drummer Phil Varone to the band's lineup came about very naturally and did not include an awkward "adjustment period" before the five members of the group began to feel like a "band". "Not at all," Snake said in an interview ...

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SKID ROW Add More North American Dates

SKID ROW have added more shows to their upcoming spring 2003 tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - West Springfield, VA Mar. 30 - Hoopla's - Virginia Beach, VA Apr. 03 - Tinks ...

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SKID ROW: More Dates Announced

SKID ROW have added more shows to their upcoming spring 2003 tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - West Springfield, VA Mar. 30 - Hoopla's - Virginia Beach, VA Apr. 04 - The ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Line Up First Full U.S. Tour

AUDIOSLAVE, the band formed by former members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell, have lined up their first full U.S tour. All of the upcoming concerts, beginning with a Feb. 21 date in Denver, Colorado, have been booked in small venues so the crowd will be able to experience the band's ...

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SKID ROW: Live Dates Announced

SKID ROW have announced the following dates during March: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA SKID ROW are currently shopping their already-completed new album, titled "ThickSkin", for a label deal following their split with longtime home Atlantic Records. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Not Waiting Around For SLASH And Co.

In a brand new interview with Asheville Citizen-Times, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach reiterated his desire to join the new band formed by ex-GUNS N' ROSES members Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, but expressed his concern that the two parties' conflicting schedules may ultimately make such a union impossible. "We're talking ...

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KID ROCK To Appear On ALLISON MOORER Live Album

KID ROCK has recorded a guest appearance for ALLISON MOORER's upcoming live album, due later in the year. The CD, which was recorded at a Nashville club Saturday (Jan. 4), will feature Rock on the track "Bully Jones", according to the Tennessean. Moorer's duet with Kid Rock, "Picture", holds the Number One spot on the ...

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