Finnish DIMEBAG DARRELL Tribute Concert: More Details Revealed

Finnish melodic thrashers HEVEIN have revealed more information about the upcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute concert that is scheduled to be held January 15 at VR Makasiinit in Helsinki. According to a posting on HEVEIN's web site, at least 25 classic PANTERA songs will be played in memory of Dimebag by dozens of ...

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AMORPHIS Announce New Singer

Finland's AMORPHIS have announced the addition of singer Tomi Joutsen (NEVERGREEN) to the group's ranks. The band made their first appearance with their new frontman Saturday night (Jan. 8) in Helsinki as part of a benefit concert for the victims of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia. Audio samples of Joutsen's work with his previous ...

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UNION Schedule Warm-Up Concert In California

UNION, the late '90s group formed by Bruce Kulick (GRAND FUNK RAILROAD, ex-KISS) and John Corabi (CARDBOARD VAMPYRES, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) along with Brent Fitz and Jamie Hunting, will play one U.S. warm-up show (Friday, January 14 at Paladino's in Tarzana, California) prior to their upcoming Japanese tour. Filling in for Brent Fitz will be KISS ...

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KALEDON: New Album Delayed

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON have been forced to push back the projected release date of their new album, "The Way of the Light", by a couple of months from the previously announced January date. According to a posting on the group's web site, "there are some questions that must be resolved in advance." As ...

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