It's Official: ROB HALFORD Rejoins JUDAS PRIEST!!

JUDAS PRIEST will reunite with Rob Halford for a new album and tour in 2004, the band's management has confirmed to CNN. "Rob Halford, along with band members K.K. Downing, Glenn Tipton and Ian Hill felt a heightened level of intensity," a member of JUDAS PRIEST management team told CNN, speaking of recent meetings with ...

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TARAXACUM Set Release Date, Track Listing For 'Rainmaker'

TARAXACUM, the group featuring former STEEL PROPHET vocalist Rick Mythiasin, EDGUY bassist Tobias Exxel on guitar, drummer Franky Wolf, ex-HAGGARD guitarist Danny Klupp and ROUGH SILK/AXEL RUDI PELL keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg, have set an August 25 release date through MTM-Metal Records for their sophomore album, "Rainmaker". 01. Disfunctional (4:02) 02. Prayer In Unison (4:22) 03. ...

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Keyboardist TALIE HELENE Leaves HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH

Talie Helene, former keyboardist with Australia's darkly lush gothic-ethereal EDEN (Projekt Records), has left HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH to focus completely on her own black-tinged doom band STONE MAIDEN. This leaves HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH lineup as founder Peter Hobbs, drummer Bruno Canziani, and bass player Dave Frew. Original guitarist Mark Woolley parted ways from ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Announce New Guitarist, Part Ways With Bassist

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have announced the addition of guitarist Matt Ferrara (ex-REPUDILATION, GFY, 420) to the group's lineup. He will be taking the place of the recently departed Chris Pervelis. In other news, the band have parted ways with bassist Jason Carbone due to "family commitments." A new bassist will be named ...

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TESTAMENT Cancel U.K. Dates

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have cancelled their previously announced U.K. dates, originally scheduled to take place in late July. No reason was given for the cancellation. The group's revised European tour dates are as follows: Jul. 25 - Speyer, GER @ Halle 101 Jul. 26 - Hirschaid, GER @ Earthshaker Festival Jul. ...

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HORNA Part Ways With Guitarist

Finnish black metallers HORNA have parted ways with guitarist Aarni T. Otava. "The festival gig at Tuska [Festival this weekend] will be his farewell appearance in the band and after that we will begin a serious search for a new devoted soul," the band said in a statement. "Otava had begun to lose his dedication ...

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