ZERAPHINE To Support H.I.M. In Germany

German "gothic rock" outfit ZERAPHINE, featuring former DREADFUL SHADOWS singer Sven Friedrich, have been confirmed as main support on H.I.M.'s upcoming March/April tour of Germany. There will also be a local support band in each city selected from the entries to the Jägermeister band pool competition. The support at the other European shows will be ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO To Play One-Off Solo Gig In California

TALISMAN/ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jeff Scott Soto will play a one-off solo gig on Friday, February 6 at Paladino's in Tarzana, California. Showtime will be 11:00 pm. This will be a regular Jeff Scott Soto "Live At The Gods" set, complete with acoustic medley and an appearance by Gary Schutt. For more information and directions, visit ...

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ATROCITY: New Album To Surface In April

The recordings for the new ATROCITY album, entitled "Atlantis", are in full swing. The concept album is being produced at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be released on April 26, 2004 through Napalm Records. There are currently three candidates for the single release, which will be out in stores March 1: "Cold Black ...

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TESTAMENT: European Festival Appearances Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have lined up the following summer 2004 European festival appearances: Jun. 06 – Bologna, ITA - Gods Of Metal Jun. 19 – Bergum, NETH - Waldrock Jun. 26 – Nancy, FRA - Fury Fest Jun. 27 – Dessel, BEL - Graspop TESTAMENT are presently working on the material ...

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GLENN HUGHES, JOE LYNN TURNER To Guest On 'Rockline'

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes and his HTP (HUGHES TURNER PROJECT) partner Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will be the featured guests on "Rockline"'s nationally syndicated radio show airing Wednesday, January 14. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call ...

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Ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Singer LIV KRISTINE: Upcoming Projects Revealed

Former THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine is currently involved with several projects. In addition to completing work on the debut album from LEAVES' EYES (which also features members of the German band ATROCITY), titled "Lovelorn" (due on May 24, 2004 through Austria's Napalm Records), she has contributed lead vocals to the second INFINITY album, ...

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VENI DOMINE Confirmed For Switzerland's ELEMENTS OF ROCK Festival

Sweden's VENI DOMINE have been confirmed for the Elements of Rock festival, which is scheduled to take place March 19-21 in Switzerland. Other bands scheduled to appear at the three-day event are JIM LAVERDE AND THE SANCTUARY WORSHIP TEAM (USA), IMMORTAL SOULS (FIN), SEVENTH AVENUE (GER), DROTTNAR (NOR), SLECHTVALK (NETH), CRUSHEAD (GER), SACRIFICIUM (GER), ARSON ...

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EXHUMED Added To CANNIBAL CORPSE/HYPOCRISY Tour

EXHUMED have been added to the forthcoming North American tour featuring headliners CANNIBAL CORPSE and special guests HYPOCRISY and VILE, according to an online posting by the CANNIBAL CORPSE webmaster. The tour — CANNIBAL CORPSE's first in support of their upcoming "The Wretched Spawn" CD — will kick off on February 14 and ...

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FLOWING TEARS Cancel Berlin Date

German goth metallers FLOWING TEARS were forced to cancel their Dec. 12 show at the Rockanova "Cold Winter Steel" party in the Kalkscheune, Berlin after drummer Stefan Gemballa was injured during a gig with his other band, RED AIM. According to the group, "Stefan was hit in the head and badly injured by a falling ...

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