ETERNIA Part Ways With Singer

Swedish power metallers ETERNIA have parted ways with frontman Mats Dahlberg. According to the band's official web site, Mats left the group "because of work and lack of time for a hardworking band . . . Mats will do his last gig with ETERNIA as support act to LOST HORIZON at Sliperiet, Örnsköldsvik on [April ...

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Former SAIGON KICK Duo Contemplate 'Reunion' Show

Former SAIGON KICK vocalist Matt Kramer and drummer Phil Varone (SKID ROW) are tentatively planning on putting on a special performance in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida consisting of nothing but material from the first two SAIGON KICK albums. "[Phil and I] were hanging out the other night getting piss faced, and we started talking about doing ...

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DEEDS Announce U.K. Dates

Britain's DEEDS (formerly DIRTY DEEDS) have lined up the following dates during April: Apr. 18 – Croyden, UK @ The Cartoon Club Apr. 19 - Bedminster, Bristol, UK @ The Fiddlers DEEDS' latest CD, "Blown", was produced by IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris. The group's previous album, "Real World", was engineered by Doug Hall (IRON ...

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PRETTY MAIDS To Release Live Album

Veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have finalized the details of their upcoming live album, titled "Alive At Last". The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Sin Decade 02. Destination Paradise 03. Tortured Spirit 04. Wouldn't Miss You 05. Nightmare In The Neighbourhood 06. Natural High 07. Virtual Brutality 08. Queen ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Memorial Nearing Completion

Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix's gravesite memorial — a construction project started by his late father Al Hendrix in recent years — is nearing completion. Located at Renton, Washington's Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, the memorial is made of granite and marble, with a life-size bronze sculpture of Jimi in the center. The guitarist's remains as well ...

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FIREBIRD Announce European Dates

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have lined up the following tour dates during March/April: Mar. 30 – Paris, FRA @ Black Dog Apr. 04 – Nottingham,. UK @ Angel Apr. 05 – Bradford, UK @ 1 in 12 Apr. 06 – London, UK @ The Monarch FIREBIRD's latest ...

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WOLF To Appear On IRON MAIDEN Tribute CD

Sweden's WOLF have entered Soundlab studio to record their contribution for the upcoming, as-yet-untitled tribute to IRON MAIDEN, due for release later in the year through Nuclear Blast Records. WOLF will begin recording their third album in June at studio Abyss with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) for an October release through No Fashion Records. ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Guitar Legends Reunite In FORCE OF EVIL

FORCE OF EVIL is the name of a new Danish all-star band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (IRONFIRE). The group are scheduled to enter the studio on March 24 to record their debut album, due ...

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