Former IRON MAIDEN Singer To Appear On British TV

Vocalist Blaze Bayley (BLAZE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) will be appearing on the U.K. TV Channel 5 on Monday, November 15 as part of a show called "The Curse of Radio One". The program will air at 10:00 p.m. Some old MAIDEN footage is expected to be used as part of the show. ...

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NEEDLEMOUTH: Rough Demo Track Posted Online

NEEDLEMOUTH, the new band featuring Bobby Thomas (ex-MORGION, SHIVA), D-Hauz (ex-20 DEAD FLOWER CHILDREN) and Shomo (ex-VYNEGAR), have uploaded a recently recorded demo track at their official web site. The song was recorded with minimal gear and a drum machine and is said to be in the pre-production stage. Contrary to previous reports, ...

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THE HAUNTED Discuss Illegal Music Downloading

THE HAUNTED guitarist Anders Björler and vocalist Peter Dolving recently spoke to Belgium's Concreteweb.be webzine about illegal music downloading. Asked about the fact that their latest CD, "rEVOLVEr", was available for download on the Internet well before its official release date, Anders said, "In fact, we can't really stop the Internet scene. For ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist: Radio Single Needed

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell spoke to Canada's ChartAttack.com about the group's recently released (in Europe) second retrospective disc, "Best of Def Leppard". The collection was set for release, shelved, then set for release with conditions, for North America in December. The group's record company, it seems, want a fresh original to use ...

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HER ENCHANTMENT Sign With BURNING STAR RECORDS

Dutch "melodic gothic death metal" band HER ENCHANTMENT have inked a deal with Greece's Burning Star Records for the release of their second full-length album, entitled "Darkest". Commented HER ENCHANTMENT drummer Elwin Molenaar: "[Burning Star have] just started and we're their second signed band, but these guys are real fanatics and have gained enough experience ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: New Album Details Revealed

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have completed work on their sophomore album, "Middle of Nowhere", due in late February 2005 through AFM Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Watching In Silence", "Middle of Nowhere" was produced by Stevens with Jim Morris and Dan Campbell and features the songwriting ...

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KISS: Official Store Opening Delayed

According to AussyAce, the opening of the official KISS store, KissWorld, in Melbourne, Australia now looks set to take place in January 2005 after a severe delay, which should have seen the store open this month. The building is currently semi-open for a KISS clearance sale of some KISS merchandise plus other collectable items. The ...

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ONESIDEZERO One-Off Show Scheduled In December

Los Angeles-based band ONESIDEZERO will be playing a one-off show after a one-year hiatus on December 29 in Hollywood, CA at the Whisky a Go Go. Commented guitarist Levon Sultanian in an online posting, "I know most of you die-hards have been trippin' on whether or not this is going down on the 29th of ...

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GORGOROTH: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have inked a deal with the French label Season of Mist for the reissues of their first three albums: "Pentagram" (1994), "Antichrist" (1996) and "Under the Sign of Hell" (1997). All three will be re-released in January/February in a remastered, digipack version. It is not presently clear if Season of Mist ...

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