DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Hold Clinic, Perform Solo Concert In Italy

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess will be in Italy at the end of August for three important events: ** Wednesday, August 27 - Montebelluna (TV) 9:00 p.m. Jordan in Clinic, Essemusic Store. Tickets Euro 8.00. Tickets for Italian Dreamers members Euro 5.00. For info and tickets, contact: [email protected] ** Friday, August 29 - Este (PD) ...

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NASUM Replace MESHUGGAH At Sweden's ARVIKA FESTIVAL

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have replaced MESHUGGAH at this year's edition of Arvika Festival (Arvikafestivalen), set to take place July 10-12 in Arvika, Sweden. NASUM will hit the stage on Saturday, July 12 at 11:30 p.m. Other artists scheduled to appear at the event include MINISTRY, MOONSPELL, H.I.M., and SOULFLY. As previously reported, MESHUGGAH were ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: Spanish Concert Planned For August?

According to the Spanish web site Deia, LIMP BIZKIT are tentatively scheduled to perform in Bilbao, Spain sometime between August 16 and August 24. No further information is available at this time. LIMP BIZKIT cancelled all of their previously announced European festival appearances this summer in order to concentrate on completing their next ...

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GODSMACK Release Statement Regarding European Tour Cancellation

GODSMACK have released the following statement regarding the cancellation of their European tour, originally scheduled to kick off on July 13 in Manchester, England: "GODSMACK had several projects with contractual deadlines that couldn't be moved, so they were unable to keep the U.K. dates. Future tour dates are going to be considered." When asked if ...

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NICKELBACK to Film New Video In Vancouver

NICKELBACK will film the video for "Someday", the first single from the band's as-yet-untitled fourth album, July 8 and 9 in Vancouver, British Columbia, with director Nigel Dick (BRITNEY SPEARS, GUNS N' ROSES). The follow-up to the four-times platinum "Silver Side Up" is due September 23 through Roadrunner Records. ...

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WITCHERY To Record New Album In The Fall

Sweden's WITCHERY, the group featuring THE HAUNTED guitarist Patrik Jensen and ARCH ENEMY bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, have begun composing material for the follow-up to 2001's "Symphony For The Devil", tentatively due in early 2004. The following is a recent online posting from Jensen outlining the group's current activities: "New songs have been written. [Guitarist] Richard ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Fallen' Certified Double Platinum

EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of two million records, according to Launch. Sales have been fueled by the multi-format smash "Bring Me To Life", which features Paul McCoy of 12 STONES. The follow-up single, "Going Under", is at Number ...

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KREATOR's 'Live Kreation' Enters German Charts At No. 59!

KREATOR's first-ever live album, "Live Kreation - Revisioned Glory", has entered the German Media Control charts at No. 59. The CD features 24 tracks of the group's inimitable, blue-collared "extreme aggression," recorded around the world and produced by renowned knob-smith Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, FOZZY, SKINLAB). KREATOR will be teaming up with NILE, ...

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