ENTOMBED Announce December Gigs

Sweden's ENTOMBED has lined up the following gigs during December: Dec. 12 - Stockholm, SWE @ Debaser Dec. 14 - Linköping, SWE @ Skylten As first reported here on Oct. 21, ENTOMBED has now officially confirmed via its web site that it has selected FIRESIDE guitarist Pelle Gunnerfeldt to produce the group's next studio album, ...

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DIO: More DVD Details Revealed

More information has been made available regarding DIO's upcoming live DVD, which is scheduled to be shot during the band's performance at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Friday, Dec. 13. According to Spitfire Records, the as-yet-untitled DVD will be directed by Ken Botelho for Century Productions and will surface next April through ...

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HATESPHERE, INFLICTION To Tour Europe

Danish death-thrashers HATESPHERE, featuring RAUNCHY drummer Morten Toft Hansen, will team up with Italy's INFLICTION for a European tour in January. The trek, which is tentatively set to kick off on Jan. 3, will include stops in Italy, France, Austria, Germany and Belgium. HATESPHERE recently issued their second album, "Bloodred Hatred", through Italy's Scarlet Records. ...

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PLANET US To Release Concept Album

The forthcoming debut album from PLANET US — the new rock supergroup featuring Neal Schon (guitar, JOURNEY), Sammy Hagar (vocals, ex-VAN HALEN), Deen Castronovo (drums, JOURNEY) and Michael Anthony (bass, VAN HALEN) — will be a concept record rivaling PINK FLOYD's "Dark Side of the Moon", Hagar told Contra Costa Times' music critic Tony Hicks ...

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WILL HAVEN To Issue DVD, Re-Release EP

WILL HAVEN has tentative plans to issue its first-ever DVD and the group's out-of-print EP in a combined DVD/CD package sometime in February, according to the band's official web site. "The reissue of the EP will have new artwork, so anyone owning the original EP will still have an original," states the band. In the ...

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SILVERCHAIR To Release Australian Singles Box Set

SILVERCHAIR will release a strictly limited edition singles box set in Australia in early December. The collectors' item will include the Aussie versions of "The Greatest View", "Without You" and "Luv Your Life". It will also include a CD single which will only be available in this box. That disc will feature "After All These ...

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MACHINE HEAD's FLYNN On New Songs: 'Wall Of Guitars Is Back!'

MACHINE HEAD are continuing to write material for their fifth studio album, which is not expected to surface until late 2003 at the earliest. About 14 songs have been finished musically, with the band having recently demoed 12 of them in rough form. "People keep asking, what's the new stuff like? Is the new stuff ...

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