Metal Legends ACCEPT To Headline Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Reunited German metal legends ACCEPT have been confirmed as one of the two headliners of the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include OVERKILL, THE HAUNTED, CHILDREN OF BODOM, UNLEASHED, AMON AMARTH, MASTERPLAN, ENSIFERUM and HEAVEN ...

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OSBOURNES Shocked By Reality Streaker

Digital Spy is reporting that while Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were presenting a prize at a British TV award ceremony Tuesday night (Oct. 26), they were stunned to find reality TV show contestant Warren Hudson jumping on stage with them wearing only a G-string. An excited Sharon declared "I want that willy, bring ...

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WAYSTED: New Album Samples Posted Online

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by former UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), have a new CD available to order via their newly launched web site. Entitled "Back from the Dead", the album contains the following track listing: 01. The Alternativa 02. Garden ...

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QUEEN Case Thrown Out Over Nationality Doubts

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that the three remaining members of the rock group QUEEN have lost a court case because they couldn't prove their nationality. Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor sued a German record label over an unsolicited release of a 1977 live recording of "We Will Rock You". A Cologne ...

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HADES Book Studio Time

HADES have booked time at Crystal Studios to record one new song which will be a bonus track on the Mausoleum Records re-release of the group's first three CDs. "[Vocalist] Alan Tecchio is writing the lyrics to a song (bassist) Jimmy Schulman and I just put together," stated guitarist Dan Lorenzo. "It combines three riffs ...

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IN FLAMES Begin Work On New Material

IN FLAMES are at home in Gothenburg, Sweden enjoying a well-deserved break after all the tours and gigs during 2004 in support of the band's latest CD, "Soundtrack to your Escape". Guitarists Björn Gelotte and Jesper Strömblad have already begun work on new material in the band's new studio. IN FLAMES' next live performance will ...

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RELEVANT FEW To Support DEICIDE In Sweden

RELEVANT FEW, the Swedish grindcore band featuring bassist Robert Hakemo (KEROZENE, ex-GARDENIAN, GOOSEFLESH), will be supporting DEICIDE at the following dates in Sweden during November: Nov. 14 - Mejeriet – Lund, SWE Nov. 15 - Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, SWE Nov. 16 - Mondo - Stockholm, SWE Nov. 21 - Club Monster - Gävle, SWE ...

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