JAG PANZER Confirmed For BANG YOUR HEAD 2005

Colorado power metallers JAG PANZER have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Bang Your Head Festival in Balingen, Germany. This is the special 10-year anniversary show and will feature such acts as MOTÖRHEAD, TWISTED SISTER, DORO, GAMMA RAY and NEVERMORE. As previously reported, JAG PANZER will release their new album, "Casting the Stones", ...

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It's Official: IN FLAMES, CHIMAIRA To Tour Australia

Sweden's IN FLAMES have confirmed that they will be embarking on a short Australian tour with CHIMAIRA beginning in mid-September. The confirmed dates and venues are as follows: Sep. 17 – Heaven - Adelaide, AUS (all ages) Sep. 18 - Hi-Fi Bar - Melbourne, AUS (18+) Sep. 19 - Hi-Fi Bar - Melbourne, AUS (matinee, ...

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NEUROSIS Singer: 'We've Found Different Ways To Be Intense'

NEUROSIS singer/guitarist Steve Von Till recently spoke to Exclaim! magazine about the dramatic increase and proficiency of melodies, moods, textures and actual clean singing on the group's latest album, "The Eye of Every Storm". "We've always gotten satisfaction from attacking our weaknesses," he said. "Our weakness for a long time had been the vocal element ...

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W.A.S.P.'s LAWLESS Says He's Not Trying To Be Shocking

ARTILLERY guitarist Michael Stützer interviewed Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. for Denmark's Antenna magazine (formerly Metal Reference) when the American shock rockers paid Copenhagen a visit in order to promote their new album, "The Neon God". What follows are several excerpts from the interview: Antenna: Drummer Frankie Banali keeps coming and going, and what's ...

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UTTERANCE Sign With HAWINO RECORDS

Seattle-based record label Hawino Records has added the Tacoma heavy rock band UTTERANCE to their roster. The group's first release for the label, entitled "DXVI", is due this fall. "We are very excited about our newest material. It is the best recording that we have yet and it is very worthy of exposure to masses," ...

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SLIPKNOT Replace DAVID BOWIE At Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

SLIPKNOT have replaced DAVID BOWIE on the bill of this year's Roskilde Festival in Denmark. "With David Bowie no longer on the programme, we had to think fast," the festival organizers write on their web site. "After hours of hard work, we are finally able to announce a new act for the programme: SLIPKNOT will ...

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