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BLAZE Split With Drummer

Britain's BLAZE, the band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, have parted ways with drummer Jeff Singer. The group have already invited several candidates to audition for the position and will make their next live appearance as the headliners of Total Fest 5 Festival at the Kings Head, Fulham, London on Saturday, Jan. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's MIKKEY DEE: 'HAMMERFALL Can Suck My Cock'

MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee has slammed fellow Swedes HAMMERFALL for "acting like rock stars" and "completely ripping off" bands like HELLOWEEN, IRON MAIDEN and KING DIAMOND in order to attain their current level of success. Speaking to Metal Rules, Dee stated, "Look at a band like HAMMERFALL and shit. They're going through the roof. When ...

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HELLOWEEN's MARK CROSS: 'My Heart Is Bleeding'

HELLOWEEN drummer Mark Cross (ex-METALIUM), whose bout with mononucleosis has prevented him from appearing on the band's forthcoming studio album (the drum tracks on the CD are being recorded by MOTÖRHEAD's Mikkey Dee), has posted the following message via his official web site: "How tricky life can be! I cannot believe that a thing like ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Drummer To Guest On New HELLOWEEN CD

Veteran German power metallers HELLOWEEN are utilizing the services of MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee during the recording sessions for their as-yet-untitled new album after regular skinsman Mark Cross (ex-METALIUM) was struck "by the malicious (EBV) Epstein-Barr virus also known as Mononucleosis" this past September, according to the band's official web site. "[Mark will] need at ...

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VADER Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO FESTIVAL

Polish death metallers VADER are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 2003 installment of Inferno Festival, which is scheduled to take place at Rockefeller Music Hall/John Dee in Oslo, Norway on Apr. 17-19, 2003. Also scheduled to appear at the event are IMMORTAL and CHILDREN OF BODOM. The complete lineup for the ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Embark On Scandinavian Tour

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will embark on a Scandinavian tour at the end of this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 20 – Hultsfred, SWE @ Metropol Nov. 22 – Gothenburg, SWE @ Sticky fingers Nov. 23 – Skovde, SWE @ Valhall Nov. 24 – Oslo, NOR @ John Dee Nov. 25 – Stockholm, SWE ...

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ANTHRAX To Release 'We've Come For You All' In February

ANTHRAX's new album, "We've Come For You All", will be released in Japan through JVC Records on Feb. 4, 2003 and in Europe through Nuclear Blast Records on Feb. 24. The U.S., Canada, South America and Australia/New Zealand will follow shortly thereafter. In other news, ANTHRAX were joined by MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and ...

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DEE SNIDER: More Solo Gigs Announced

Former TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has announced the following solo gigs: Oct. 31 – Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Hotel (private show) Nov. 08 – Brooklyn, NY @ L'Amour Nov. 23 - Farmingdale, NY @ The Downtown Dec. 06 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Dec. 13 – New York, NY @ Don Hills ...

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DEE SNIDER RADIO Dropped By CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS

Dee Snider Radio, the syndicated radio program hosted by former TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, has reportedly parted ways with WMRQ/Clear Channel Communications. The following is a message purported to have been posted by Dee on the DSR fan site deesniderradio-peeps.org: "Dear Peeps, as of approximately 1pm on Thursday August 22, Dee Snider Radio ceased ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Among Judges For 2002 SHORTLIST MUSIC PRIZE

METALLICA's Lars Ulrich is among the judges for the 2002 Shortlist Music Prize, which spotlights lesser-known acts for their artistic merit, according to Launch. Others musicians accepting the role as so-called "listmakers" for the second annual Shortlist include BLUR's Damon Albarn, BECK, THE NEPTUNES, and THE STROKES' Albert Hammond Jr. Through the summer and fall, ...

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DORO: "Fight" Details Unveiled

DORO's brand new studio album, entitled Fight, is set for a September 24th release through SPV/Steamhammer Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Fight 02. Always Live To Win 03. Descent (feat. TYPE O NEGATIVE's Pete Steele) 04. Salvaje 05. Undying 06. Legends Never Die (written by KISS' Gene Simmons) ...

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BLAZE Joined By DORO/BRITNY FOX Drummer For European Tour

Britain's BLAZE, led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, are utilizing the services of DORO/BRITNY FOX drummer Johnny Dee for the remainder of the group's European tour with OVERKILL after regular skinsman Jeff Singer's brother became very ill, thus causing the band to cancel their appearance with at Biebob in Vosselaar, Belgium on Sunday, ...

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DORO: More European Dates Announced

German singer DORO PESCH and her band—Joe Taylor (guitar), Nick Douglas (bass), Johnny Dee (drums) and Oliver Palotai (guitar/keyboards)—will perform the following dates during November: Nov. 13 - Zaandam, NETH - De Kade Nov. 14 - London, UK - The Underworld Nov. 22 - Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz 2 Nov. 23 - Madrid, SPA - ...

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DEE DEE RAMONE Found Dead In Los Angeles

Dee Dee Ramone, a founding member of punk pioneers THE RAMONES, died Wednesday night in his Hollywood home, according to a spokesperson for the L.A. County Coroner's office. The bassist was 50. Ramone (born Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found unresponsive by his wife at approximately 8:40 p.m. PT. She then called the Los Angeles Police ...

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DEE DEE RAMONE Reinvents Himself As A Painter

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Dee Dee Ramone has been a rapper and a ghost writer since leaving THE RAMONES, and now he's trying his hand as a painter. Dee Dee's art will figure in among works by John Lennon, David Bowie and Bob Dylan at "Rock ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN Announces Additional Norwegian Date

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" KARI RUESLÅTTEN, presently known simply as KARI, has added another date to her upcoming Norwegian itinerary. In addition to her previously-announced date at John Dee in Oslo on June 6th, KARI will be performing at Blæst in Trondheim on June 7th. KARI's third solo CD (the ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN To Make Rare Live Appearance

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" KARI RUESLÅTTEN, presently known simply as KARI, will make a rare live appearance at John Dee in Oslo, Norway on June 6th. KARI's third solo CD (the follow-up to 1998's Mesmerized), entitled Pilot, has just been released in Europe through GMR Music sub-label Peach Music. ...

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DEE SNIDER East Coast Dates Announced

Former TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider and his current touring band—AJ Pero (ex-TWISTED SISTER, drums), Dan McCafferty (guitar), Tony Palmucci (guitar), and Freddy Villano (bass)—have lined up the following dates during June: Jun. 14 - TBA - NJ Jun. 15 - The Webster Theatre - Hartford CT Jun. 21 - The Downtown – Farmingdale, NY ...

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METALIUM/EDENBRIDGE Tour Dates Announced

Germany's METALIUM have announced the dates for their forthcoming European tour with EDENBRIDGE. They are as follows: May 07 - Crailsheim, GER @ Eiche May 08 - Rockhouse Amber, GER @ Villingen-Marbach May 09 - Milano, ITA @ Indians Saloon May 10 - Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz 2 May 11 - Oiarzun, SPA @ Pagoa ...

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RAMONES Family, Friends Feuding Over Joey's Birthday Bash

The following article originally appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Joey Ramone's mother and brother are blasting friends and former bandmates of the late punk legend for staging a birthday bash the same night as a family fete in his honor. Joey's brother, Mickey Leigh, and mother, Charlotte Lesher, are throwing a ...

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