NIGHTWISH Singer To Launch Official Web Site

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen will launch her official web site, www.tarjaturunen.com, on Monday, September 20. As previously reported, the North American edition of NIGHTWISH's latest album, "Once", due October 5 via Roadrunner Records, will include extra material not found on the album's original European release: the bonus cuts "White Night Fantasy" (originally released ...

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OPETH Frontman Becomes First-Time Dad

Congratulations are in order for OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt and his wife Anna, who became the parents of a baby daughter, Melinda, this past Monday (Sept. 13). It is the couple's first child. As previously reported, Åkerfeldt has started writing material for the group's next album, tentatively scheduled to be recorded sometime in the early ...

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Swedish Television Unearths JIMI HENDRIX Concert From 1969

The Associated Press is reporting that technicians at Sweden's public television have unearthed an unexpected delight for music lovers: the complete original recording of a Jimi Hendrix concert in Stockholm from 1969 on a tape long thought to have been destroyed. The unmarked tape was recently found stashed on a shelf deep inside station's enormous ...

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MURDERDOLLS Singer Seeks Lead Guitarist

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 is looking for a lead guitarist to join his solo band for a European tour in November. "This is not a fill-in gig, this is a position for a full-time member of the band," Wednesday states in a press release. "Image is a must. If you're afraid of wearing make-up and ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Nymphetamine' Video Posted Online

CRADLE OF FILTH's video for the title track to their upcoming album, "Nymphetamine", has been posted online at this location. The clip, which was directed by Dani Jacobs, features a guest appearance by Norwegian singer Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY). CRADLE OF FILTH bassist Dave Pybus recently shared with the Roadrunner ...

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SKINLAB Singer To Front EXODUS On Rescheduled South American Tour

SKINLAB singer Steev Esquivel will front EXODUS on their rescheduled South American tour, tentatively set to take place in late October. EXODUS, who completed a Japanese trek earlier in the month, were forced to postpone their South American dates following the departure of singer Steve "Zetro" Souza. "Top Link Productions did a phenomenal job creating ...

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