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FEAR FACTORY To Perform 'Unleashed' Session Next Week

FEAR FACTORY will perform a private "Unleashed" session for "The Metal Show" on Thursday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. EST at the Lava Room Recording Studio (owned by ex-WARRANT guitarist Billy Morris) in Cleveland, Ohio. This listening party is by invitation only, and is limited to 30 people. To get an invitation to the show, ...

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Former WARRANT Frontman JANI LANE: Another New Song Posted Online

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane has posted another tune for his "Jabberwocky" project, entitled "Very Fine Line", at www.myspace.com/janilane. An acoustic, "bootleg" version of "Very Fine Line" has been circling around from a live, all-acoustic performance back in 1997 in Brazil. This version is said to be "far superior" to the bootleg version. The "Jabberwocky" ...

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Capture the Magic - ICARUS WITCH

I had heard so much hype over the "Roses on White Lace" debut EP from ICARUS WITCH that I couldn't wait to check out "Capture the Magic", the band's first full-length. Needless to say, my expectations were high, based on so many press outlets worshipping the band as the savior of traditional (read: NWOBHM) melodic ...

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BLACK 'N BLUE's Comeback Album Delayed

The release date of BLACK 'N BLUE's comeback CD, "Hell Yeah!", has once again been pushed back due to various production delays. The group's frontman, Jaime St. James, who recently became a full-time member of fellow '80s hard rockers WARRANT, has moved to Los Angeles from Portland and will complete work on the album in ...

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VH1 Classic's 'Metal Mania: Stripped' Tour: Florida Dates Announced

The first two dates have been announced for VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour 2005", featuring Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), Stephen Pearcy (ex-RATT) and Kip Winger (WINGER). According to Rich of Maximum Bands (self-described as "Florida's best source to book local, regional, and national hard rock and ...

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CENTINEX Confirmed For Sweden's MOTALA METAL FESTIVAL

Sweden's CENTINEX have been confirmed for the Motala Metal Festival, set to take place November 19 at Folkets Park in Motala, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DARK TRANQUILLITY NOCTURNAL RITES GRAVEWORM ELIXIR WARRANT ISOLE CENTINEX STEEL ATTACK DAWN OF SILENCE For more information, click here. As previously reported, CENTINEX's ...

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Former WARRANT Frontman To Star In VH1's 'After Work Special'

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane guest-starred in the pilot episode of a TV show for VH1 called "After Work Special". Lane filmed his parts in late September. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, Jani will be teaming up with former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy, Don Dokken (DOKKEN), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), and ...

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Guitarist JOEY ALLEN To Perform With WARRANT At Studio City Date

According to a posting on the group's official web site, guitarist Joey Allen will be performing with WARRANT on November 3 at B.B. King's in Studio City, California. Allen had previously announced that he would be taking an "undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests." Although Joey performed on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born ...

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Ex-WARRANT Frontman JANI LANE: Faith Restored

Glam-Metal.com recently conducted an exclusive interview with former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Glam-Metal.com: Did you get burned out from touring for a while? Jani Lane: "Yeah, and I think if you don't have that support system behind you, regardless of what that is, whether it's what ...

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One Nation Underground - ILL NINO

ILL NINO couldn't exist at a better time in the United States. With a growing Latino population and a greater acceptance of the Spanish language, to the point where major cities are for all practical purposes bilingual, this band's haphazard mishmash of populist metal and Hispanic influence is perfectly-timed to appeal to a lot of ...

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RATT: VH1 'Behind The Music' Special In The Works

According to a posting on former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's web site, Stephen will be taking part in VH1's upcoming "Behind the Music" special focusing on RATT. Taping will begin soon. An exact air date has yet to be announced. As previously reported, Pearcy will be teaming up with Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Taking Break From Touring

Los Angeles hard rockers WARRANT have posted the following update on their official web site: "Joey Allen [guitar] is taking an undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests. He remains an integral part of the kick-ass guitar shredding on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born Again', which is completed and will be released in the ...

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DON DOKKEN, JANI LANE, FIREHOUSE, STEPHEN PEARCY, KIP WINGER To Team Up For 'Stripped' Tour

Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Jani Lane (ex-WARRANT), FIREHOUSE (acoustic band jam), Stephen Pearcy (ex-RATT) and Kip Winger (WINGER) will be teaming up for VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Tour 2005" beginning on Tuesday, October 18. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped Volume 2: The ...

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WARRANT Singer: New Album Has 'Very Modern Feel'

California-based hard rockers WARRANT are currently in the studio recording their first album in nine years. "Things have changed so much in the business the past few years," explains bassist Jerry Dixon, "that we decided to do what a lot of bands do now and record the album first and then go deal shopping, although ...

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BLACK SYMPHONY Announce Lineup For GREAT WHITE Show

BLACK SYMPHONY, the reformed Southern California-based band featuring bassist Rev Jones (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP), have announced the lineup for their upcoming co-headlining show with GREAT WHITE at Mr. Cues in Lancaster, CA on August 26. It is as follows: Rev Jones - Bass\Warrguitar Rick Plester - Guitar Pete Holmes - Drums Robert Vasicek - Keyboards ...

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Reformed BLACK SYMPHONY Schedule Co-Headlining Show With GREAT WHITE

BLACK SYMPHONY, the reformed Southern California-based band featuring bassist Rev Jones (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP), have announced a co-headlining show with GREAT WHITE on August 26 at Mr. Cues in Lancaster, California. "The official BLACK SYMPHONY lineup has not been released as of yet, but should be announced sometime next week along with new album info ...

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BLACK SYMPHONY Reunite

According to a posting on bassist Rev Jones' (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) official web site, BLACK SYMPHONY has officially reformed. An official lineup, tour dates, and news relating to new material will be announced August 1, 2005 at www.blacksymphony.com. In other news, the Jeff Martin (RACER X, BADLANDS) solo album "The Fool", featuring Jones, ...

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The Fury of Our Maker's Hand - DEVILDRIVER

COAL CHAMBER was one of those bands that just absolutely hit me the wrong way. Their overhyped simpleton nu-metal fuckery used to just piss me off, more so than almost any band this side of SIX FEET UNDER. So when frontman Dez Fafara killed that band off and released DEVILDRIVER's debut last year, my expectations ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Album Title

LILLIAN AXE have set "Waters Rising" as the title of their new album. "The band is working on putting the final touches on the new CD," reads a posting on the group's web site. "No release date has been set just yet, but soon." In other news, in addition to being in LILLIAN AXE, bassist ...

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Peace Among the Ruins - PRESTO BALLET

Seventies-inspired melodic rock and roll is the order of the day on PRESTO BALLET's impressive debut album. Masterminded by METAL CHURCH axeman Kurdt Vanderhoof, and featuring most of the lineup from the 1997 VANDERHOOF album, PRESTO BALLET will go down a storm among fans of STYX, KANSAS, URIAH HEEP, early MSG and other keyboard-tinged, anthemic ...

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W.A.S.P., DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT Featured On 'Hollywood Rocks!' Box Set

June 21, 2005 will see the release of the long-awaited and highly anticipated four-disc compilation album, "Hollywood Rocks!" through Deadline/Cleopatra Records. The audio companion to 2004's highly touted "Hollywood Rocks!" coffee table book, the box set is an eargasmic journey through the streets of the infamous Los Angeles club scene of the 1980s and early ...

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