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Vivian Campbell Planning To Perform With Original Dio Members

Posted by on May 4, 2012

Make that three Ronnie James Dio tribute acts featuring former members. Guitarist Vivian Campbell (now of a little band called Def Leppard) has revealed that he is planning to perform shows with his former Dio bandmates, drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Jimmy Bain and keyboardist Claude Schnell. Campbell revealed the news in a Facebook posting made […]

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Black Sabbath Announces Hometown Warm Up Show In Birmingham

Posted by on April 30, 2012

Originally, Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma forced Black Sabbath to limit their reunion plans for 2012 to performances at this year’s Download Fest and Lollapalooza. Earlier this morning, though, the band announced plans to perform a warm up show prior to Download Festival in their hometown. Black Sabbath will indeed perform at the O2 Academy in Birmingham […]

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Drummer Vinny Appice Has Not Been Approached By Black Sabbath To Replace Bill Ward

Posted by on April 20, 2012

While Black Sabbath are in the studio and preparing for Download Fest and Lollapalooza, many fans remain hopeful that drummer Bill Ward will rejoin the group. However, many believe that if Ward and Sabbath don’t reach an agreement, former Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell drummer Vinny Appice would be the best choice as a replacement. However, […]

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Happy Tax Day! Well, Not For Rex Brown

Posted by on April 17, 2012

According to USA Today, Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown is having some tax issues. More specifically, the former Down/Pantera bassist reportedly owes $449,567 to the federal government in back taxes and penalties. Supposedly, Brown’s largest lien was filed for $210,157. And if a payment plan is not worked out, the federal government could seize […]

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Adrenaline Mob To Tour U.S. With Kill Devil Hill

Posted by on April 5, 2012

It was announced today that Adrenaline Mob will be touring the U.S. with Kill Devil Hill this coming 5/. Adrenaline Mob will then head over to Europe following their mini-tour with Kill Devil Hill, which will kick off on May 10 in Cleveland, OH. If you think about it, this is actually one hell of […]

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Kill Devil Hill Push Back Release Date Of Debut Album

Posted by on March 21, 2012

Kill Devil Hill, the super group featuring Rex Brown (Pantera, Down) and Vinny Appice (Heaven & Hell, Black Sabbath, Dio), will now release their self-titled debut on May 22 via SPV/Steamhammer Records.

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Trailer For Dave Grohl’s Sound City Documentary Hits The Web

Posted by on February 13, 2012

At the beginning of this month, we finally discovered why Dave Grohl was recording songs with Corey Taylor and members of Ratt. As it turns out, the Foo Fighters frontman/ former Nirvana drummer has been working on a documentary about the Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, CA (where many classic albums, like Nirvana’s Nevermind, were […]

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Kill Devil Hill Reveal Cover Artwork, Track Listing To Debut Album

Posted by on January 17, 2012

Kill Devil Hill, the super group featuring Rex Brown (Pantera, Down) and Vinny Appice (Heaven & Hell, Black Sabbath, Dio), have revealed the cover artwork and track listing to their debut self-titled album.

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Video: Members Of Black Sabbath, Disturbed And Rage Against The Machine Play “Mob Rules” At Dimebash

Posted by on December 19, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRKzesITBHU[/youtube] Last week, some of metal’s elite came together for Dimebash, an event held in honor of the late Dimebag Darrell. The night was filled with many special moments, including Dimebag’s former Pantera band mate Rex Brown playing a handful of songs. Another highlight from the show came from Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell members Geezer […]

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Members Of Pantera, Slipknot, Anthrax And More Set To Appear At “Dimebash 2011”

Posted by on December 7, 2011

Last year’s Dimebash saw members of Slayer, Machine Head, and many others shared the stage for one night to pay tribute to the late Dimebag Darrell.  And it looks like organizers are going to top themselves, as details regarding this year’s Dimebash have been revealed. Already slated to appear at this year’s Dimebash are musicians […]

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