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RIVERRED To Begin Recording New Album In Early May

Pacific Northwest rock act RIVERRED will be re-teaming with producer Chris Hanson (MACHINE HEAD, TECHNOCRACY) for the recording of their upcoming full-length album. Seattle rock kingpin Jack Endino (SOUNDGARDEN, NIRVANA) will again handle mixing duties. Throwing his hands into the project — and adding one more name to drop — is producer Gary King, who ...

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NIRVANA: 'Piano Tribute' CD Due in June

A brand-new NIRVANA tribute album, "The Piano Tribute to Nirvana", interprets the band's songs "with the fitting sounds of florid keys, flourishing and focusing on those NIRVANA tunes that really made you FEEL," according to a post on the project's web site. "'Lithium', 'All Apologies', as well as many other unforgettable gems are delivered in ...

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SLASH Pays Tribute To Classic AEROSMITH

In the special "Immortals" issue of Rolling Stone magazine chronicling "The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time," VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES axeman Slash pays tribute to classic AEROSMITH. Says Slash: "I don't think this generation has a clue what classic AEROSMITH was all about. But they were the template for what I do, ...

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ARMILOS: When NIRVANA Goes Grind

Israeli brutal death metallers ARMILOS have issued the following update: "While we keep working intensively on our new material for the next ARMILOS album, we have decided to have a little fun recording a song for your pleasure. "Today (April 5) is the 11th anniversary [of] Kurt Cobain's [NIRVANA] suicide. The song we chose [to ...

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NIRVANA: Unofficial DVD Releases Hit The Market

A Kurt Cobain documentary, "The Early Life of a Legend", featuring biographical information, film footage and exclusive interviews with those closest to NIRVANA, is now available at all major record stores and can also be purchased via the Chrome Dreams web site and Amazon store. An Amazon.com description of the DVD follows: "Ten years after ...

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GUNS N' ROSES' 'November Rain' Tops Kerrang! Rock 100 Poll

According to Kerrang.com, GUNS N' ROSES have topped the Kerrang! Rock 100 poll with their 1991 smash hit "November Rain" being voted Best-Ever Single. Some 2,500 votes were cast via Kerrang! TV, Kerrang! Radio and Kerrang! magazine. Last year's winner NIRVANA with "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was bumped into second place. GUNS N'ROSES and NIRVANA ...

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SONIC X Release Debut Album Via Z RECORDS

Toronto-based hard rockers SONIC X have just released their self-titled debut CD on Z Records. "It's great to see the classic bands such as MÖTLEY CRÜE, JUDAS PRIEST, and even BILLY IDOL releasing new material and touring," said Adam Troy, lead singer for SONIC X, "It is very timely for what is happening with SONIC ...

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Fire Erupts At KURT COBAIN's Childhood Home

According to the Associated Press, a fire broke out Thursday afternoon (March 3) at the childhood home in Aberdeen, Washington of the late NIRVANA star Kurt Cobain. Aberdeen firefighter JR Streifel said the cause of the 4 p.m. fire was not immediately known, but was believed to have started under the front of the house. ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

NINE INCH NAILS will be performing exclusive shows in select cities across the United States in April and May of 2005 in support of their new release, "With Teeth". Newly confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 27 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Apr. 28 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Apr. 30 ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK Talks About His Relationship With Former TESTAMENT Bandmates

Blasting-Zone.com recently conducted an in-depth interview with former TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick. Several excerpts follow: Blasting-Zone.com: At this point in time, how would you describe your relationship with the members of TESTAMENT? Alex: "It's good...every time they're in town, I go see them. It's only Chuck (Billy, vocals) and Eric (Peterson, rhythm guitar) ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS, DAMAGEPLAN Members Share Bond

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that when the surviving members of ALICE IN CHAINS play together this Friday at a tsunami relief benefit in Seattle, Washington, they'll be joined onstage for several tunes by DAMAGEPLAN vocalist Patrick Lachman. The two groups have both seen members pass away: ALICE IN CHAINS singer Layne Staley died of ...

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