SAMAEL DVD To Surface In June

Switzerland's SAMAEL will issue a specially-priced double DVD, titled "Black Trip", on June 17 through Century Media. The DVD will include footage from last year's Summer Breeze Open Air festival, a 1996 Polish gig on the band's "Passage Tour", video clips for "Jupiterian Vibe", "Infra Galaxia" and "Baphomet's Throne", plus interview and studio footage from ...

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SICK SPEED Announce Tour Dates

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, the band featuring ex-STUCK MOJO members Rich Ward (guitar/vocals) and Bud Fontsere (drums), have lined up the following dates during April/May: Apr. 05 - Chattanooga, TN @ The Bay Apr. 18 – Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero Apr. 23 - West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx (w/ FOZZY) Apr. 25 – Brooklyn, NY ...

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Former KISS Guitarist Making His Way Back Down Under In May

Bruce Kulick, KISS' lead guitarist for 12 years, is making his way back to Australia for a nationwide tour in support of his soon-to-be-released solo album, "Transformer". In February 2002, Bruce performed his first-ever solo concerts in Melbourne and Sydney to sell out audiences. KISS' die-hard fans got a unique chance to get up close ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE/DREAM THEATER: More Dates Released

More dates have been released for the forthcoming North American tour co-headlined by QUEENSRŸCHE and DREAM THEATER. The trek, which will include FATES WARNING in the "special guest" slot, will hit the following cities in late July: Jul. 17 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre Jul. 24 - Universal City, CA @ Universal ...

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SLEEP's 'Dopesmoker' Delayed

Due to unspecified "logistical" problems, Tee Pee Records have pushed back the official release date of SLEEP's long-awaited "Dopesmoker" CD to May 20. With producer Billy Anderson out on the road with BLESSING THE HOGS and Matt Pike piloting the HIGH ON FIRE juggernaut, the decision was made to delay the street date so that ...

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ROSTOK VAMPIRES Announce Dortmund Gig

Reunited '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, will perform at Rock In Den Ruinen in Dortmund, Germany on April 30. The band, who recently completed work on a new four-song demo titled "In The Pitch", are currently seeking a record deal. ...

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THE FALLEN Replace Drummer

Metal Blade Records recording artists THE FALLEN have parted ways with drummer Max Wolff and have replaced him with John Skaare. "The switch in drummers is based purely on geographical reasons," reads a statement on the group's official web site. "Max lives in Phoenix and will continue to pursue his musical goals out there." THE ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'Eye Witness' To Surface In June

Due to unspecified delays in the recording process, Denmark's ROYAL HUNT have pushed back the projected release date of their new album, "Eye Witness", to late June through Frontiers Records. Photos taken during the recording sessions have been posted online at this location. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2001's "The Mission" will ...

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