IN FLAMES Confirmed For Sweden's HULTSFRED FESTIVAL

IN FLAMES have been confirmed to appear at this year's installment of Hultsfred Festival, set to take place on June 12-14 in Hultsfred, Sweden. IN FLAMES will play on the main stage (Hawaii) on Thursday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. Other acts scheduled to perform at what is being called "Sweden's largest outdoor festival" include ...

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Guitarist CHRIS PERVELIS Quits INTERNAL BLEEDING

Long Island, New York death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have parted ways with guitarist and founding member Chris Pervelis. "There are many reasons for his leaving, but none of them have anything to do with musical differences, personality differences or any other soap-opera related [bullshit]," the band write on their official web site. Says Chris, "I ...

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NAPALM DEATH Line Up European Dates

Legendary British grindcore band NAPALM DEATH have lined up the following European dates during the coming months: Jun. 12 – Bielefeld, GER @ Hechelei Jun. 13 - Rathenow, GER @ Musikbrauerei Jun. 14 - Coburg, GER @ Blind Guardian OA Jul. 04 - Roitzschjora, GER @ With Full Force Aug. 08 - Höchstenbach, GER @ ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Tour Dates Announced

Veteran German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jun. 08 – Monza, ITA - Gods Of Metal Festival Jun. 13 – Coburg, GER - Blind Guardian Festival Aug. 29 – Curitiba, BRA - Moinho Sao Roque Aug. 30 - Sao Paulo, BRA - Direct TV Oct. 03 ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE In Amsterdam: Photos Posted Online

QUEENSRŸCHE kicked off the European leg of their summer tour at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Holland Wednesday night (June 4). Check out pictures from LFI. QUEENSRŸCHE's new studio album, "Tribe", is due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. One-minute MP3 samples of all of the album's 10 tracks can be downloaded ...

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RIKI RACHTMAN To Return To 'Headbanger's Ball'

Former MTV's "Headbanger's Ball" VJ Riki Rachtman will be co-hosting the June 14 edition of the resurrected show with HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta. "This is my first time hosting the show since its demise in 1995," Rachtman told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "I never taped a final show so I'm looking at this one as my final show. ...

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SILENT FORCE To Enter Studio In Two Weeks

SILENT FORCE, the band featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT singer D.C. Cooper, will enter House of Audio studio in Karlsdorf, Germany on June 20 with producer Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69) to begin recording their third album, "Line Of Attack", for a late 2003 release. "Line Of Attack" is the follow up to 2001's "Infatuator", which ...

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SUFFOCATION Announce U.S. Dates

Reunited death metal legends SUFFOCATION have lined up the following dates during the summer: Jun. 13 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance (w/ PYREXIA, MALAMOR, BLOODGASM) Jul. 25 - Milwaukee, WI @ US Cellular Arena (Milwaukee Metal Fest) Aug. 01 - Albany, NY @ Valentines Aug. 02 - Farmingdale, NY @ The Downtown Aug. 03 ...

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PROTOTYPE Sign With INSANITY RECORDS

Los Angeles-based progressive/aggressive melodic metallers PROTOTYPE have signed a European deal with Germany's Insanity Records. The group's first release for the label will be a special European edition of their current CD, "Trinity", featuring two previously unreleased bonus tracks. A September release is expected. PROTOTYPE's next live appearance will take place at the Gates Of ...

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