NIGHTWISH Name DVD, Pick Up Finnish EMMA Awards

NIGHTWISH have set "End Of Innocence" as the title of their forthcoming DVD, due in June through Spinefarm. As previously reported, the DVD will consist of 12-14 tracks of music, including promo videos and various self-recorded live tracks, and about 60 minutes of behind-the-scenes material. No further information is available at this time. In other ...

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ULI JON ROTH Hard At Work On New Album

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-THE SCORPIONS) is currently working on his next release, tentatively due in late spring/early summer. According to the Uli Jon Roth Authorized Homepage, Uli "has recorded Vivaldi's Four Seasons at his studio with an orchestra and is now putting finishing touches to this amazing piece of music. He also is ...

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H.I.M. Play 'Pre-Launch' Show In Germany

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. played a "pre-launch" show for their upcoming album, "Love Metal", on Saturday, March 8 at the Grosse Freiheit Club in Hamburg, Germany. The group's complete set list for the evening was as follows: 01. Buried Alive By Love 02. The Funeral Of Hearts 03. Beyond Redemption 04. Sweet Pandemonium 05. Soul ...

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STABBING WESTWARD: 'The Essential' Track Listing Unveiled

The complete track listing for the upcoming STABBING WESTWARD CD collection, titled "The Essential Stabbing Westward (Remastered)" , has been released. The album is due on April 1 through Sony/Columbia Records. "The Essential Stabbing Westward (Remastered)" will contain the following cuts: 01. Lost 02. Control 03. Nothing 04. Lies 05. What Do I Have To ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD: Why PEPPER KEENAN Didn't Make It Into The Band

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has confirmed reports that C.O.C. guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan was one of the musicians to have auditioned for the bassist slot in the group following the departure of Jason Newsted. "[Pepper]'s a good player and a solid guy," Hetfield told Kerrang! magazine. "I had such high hopes for him. But when it ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Play Warm-Up Dates In Early April

TWISTED SISTER will be playing several warm-up shows prior to their upcoming tour of Army and Marine bases in Korea, Japan and Okinawa on behalf of the Department of Defense and the USO (United Service Organizations). The reunited '80s glam rockers will be performing in local clubs under the name BENT BROTHER during the first ...

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TOMMY LEE On Upcoming Autobiography: 'It Will Be A Mindblower!'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has promised that his upcoming autobiography, "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in the CRÜE's best-selling band autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". " 'The Dirt' was only a look into four guys' lives," Lee wrote in a posting on

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SLASH And STEVEN ADLER Hang Out In Las Vegas

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Steven Adler (drums) and Slash (guitar) were reunited during CAMP FREDDY's appearance at the Whiskey Sky Bar in the Green Valley Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, March 7, according to The Official Steven Adler Fan Site. "It was the club's one-year anniversary, and what a celebration it was! ...

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