TIMO KOTIPELTO To Release New Single

STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto will release his new solo single, "Take Me Away", in Finland on July 7. The single, which will be available in a limited edition of 1,000 copies, has already been "pre-sold out," according to a posting by Timo on his web site. "Unfortunately [for] my foreign fans, this single is only ...

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LACUNA COIL Enter Austrian Single Chart

Italy's LACUNA COIL have entered the official Austrian single chart at No. 36 last week and have climbed up to No. 22 this week with "Swamped", the second single off their highly acclaimed album "Comalies". In other news, "Swamped" will be featured in the soundtrack to the upcoming movie "Resident Evil: Apocalypse (RE2)". Watch the ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Slams METALLICA Over 'Some Kind Of Monster' Movie

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has hit out at his former bandmates in METALLICA in a recent interview with journalist and author Joel McIver in Record Collector magazine. Read the full article in the U.K. magazine's September issue, out on August 5. A few excerpts from the interview follow (as obtained by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): Record Collector: Rumor ...

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MORTIIS: New Single Posted Online

An edited version of the new MORTIIS single, "The Grudge", has been posted online at this location. "The Grudge" single is scheduled for release on August 9 through Earache Records. An album of the same name will follow in September. "The Grudge" single will contain the following tracks: 01. The Grudge (Single Edit) ...

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DISSECTION To Tour UK And Ireland In December

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, will be touring U.K. and Ireland in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 14 – London, UK - Scala, entry £12 adv Dec. 15 - Nottingham, UK - TBA Dec. 16 - Dublin, IRE - TBA Dec. 17 - Belfast, IRE - TBA Dec. 19 ...

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Could ALICE IN CHAINS Ever Return?

Although ALICE IN CHAINS officially ceased to exist following the death of singer Layne Staley in April of 2002, guitarist Jerry Cantrell has recently jammed separately with drummer Sean Kinney and bassist Mike Inez. Cantrell also told Launch that the idea of the band reforming with a new vocalist is not outside the realm of ...

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