SATAN Cancel KEEP IT TRUE II Festival Appearance

The reunited NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends SATAN have cancelled their previously announced appearance at next year's Keep It True II festival. The following is the official statement on the matter from the festival's organizers: "After we dealt everything with the band and got their final confirmation, I got an email from ...

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TO/DIE/FOR: Mexican Tour Postponed, Former Singer Launches New Band

TO/DIE/FOR's Mexican tour, which was originally scheduled to take place in late October/early November has been postponed until late February (Feb. 19-29). No reason was given for the postponement. As previously reported, the Finnish goth-metallers will be utilizing the services of FOR MY PAIN/REFLEXION singer Juha Kylmänen during the trek, following the departure of Jape ...

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DISILLUSION Set Release Date For Full-Length Debut

Leipzig, Germany-based metallers DISILLUSION have set a January 26 European release date through Metal Blade Records for their full-length debut, "Back To Times Of Splendor". The CD will be mixed in early November at Tam Recording Studios in Zwickau, Germany before being mastered at Mastersound Studios in Fellbach, Germany with ATROCITY mainman Alex Krull. Says ...

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H.I.M. To Tour U.K. In January

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. will embark on a headlining tour of the U.K. in January. Dates currently confirmed are as follows: Jan. 25 – Birmingham, UK @ Academy Jan. 26 - Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands Jan. 28 - Bristol, UK @ Academy Jan. 29 - Portsmouth, UK @ Pyramid Centre Jan. 30 - Manchester, UK @ ...

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GODHEAD Apologize For European Tour Cancellation

GODHEAD have issued a statement explaining their decision to drop off the forthcoming PARADISE LOST European tour in order to allow their drummer Ken Jay (ex-STATIC-X) sufficient time to recover from an undisclosed illness. "It is with much regret that we have to make this announcement, but our European tour must be postponed," the band's ...

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AEROSMITH Diversify And Rock On

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry recently spoke to the Salt Lake Tribune about the group's upcoming blues album, tentatively due early next year. "The record company has been on us to do this for about the past six years," Perry said. "Since we signed with Sony, the first record they wanted was a blues record. They ...

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Former CANDLEBOX Singer Sponsored By YOO-HOO Chocolate Drink

Jon Healey of the Los Angeles Times reports that former CANDLEBOX singer Kevin Martin is giving a whole new meaning to the notion of rock star beverage dependency. Martin has a different band these days and a new partner to support his musical ventures: Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Drink. Yoo-Hoo's maker, Cadbury Schweppes' Snapple Beverage Group, is ...

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DOHENY To Make Live Debut In Hollywood

DOHENY, the Los Angeles-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, will make their live debut on Tuesday, November 4 at the Viper Room in Hollywood, California. The group are scheduled to take the stage at 10:30 p.m. Says Billy: "It's time for DOHENY to ...

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