TANK, GRIM REAPER To Play Florida METALFEST?

TANK and GRIM REAPER are among the bands rumored to be appearing at the Sun n' Steel I Metalfest on March 6-7, 2004 at Pinellas Park Expo Center in Pinellas Park, Florida. In other TANK-related news, the long-running U.K. rock legends have reportedly secured a new deal in the U.S. for the release of their ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Voted Rock Star Of 2003

Injured singer Ozzy Osbourne has been voted rock star of the year in a poll of music fans, according to BBC News. Osbourne, who is recovering from a quad bike crash and recently secured his first U.K. No. 1 single, won the accolade from Virgin Radio listeners. Justin Hawkins, frontman with THE DARKNESS, came a ...

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FINNTROLL To Release New EP In March

Finland's FINNTROLL will be releasing an EP, titled "Trollhammaren", in March containing one song off their forthcoming album plus four bonus tracks recorded in the same session. As previously reported, the upcoming full-length CD, "Nattfödd" (Swedish for "Nightborn"), will be issued in April. The follow-up to "Visor Om Slutet" was recorded at Sundicoop Studio in ...

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BRAINSTORM Confirmed For EDGUY's European Tour

German power merchants BRAINSTORM have been confirmed for EDGUY's upcoming European tour as "very special guests." The dates are as follows: Apr. 02 - Pilsen, CZR @ KD Serikova Apr. 03 - Zlin, CZR @ Golem Club Apr. 04 - Nitra, SK @ PKO Apr. 06 - Budapest, HUN @ Pitöfi Hall Apr. 07 - ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: New Album Title Revealed

VELVET REVOLVER's much-anticipated debut album, due on April 27, 2004 through RCA Records, looks likely to be titled either "Contraband" or "Controband", BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. As previously reported, the CD — which will include twelve of the more than fifty tracks the band co-wrote before and after vocalist Scott Weiland (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) joined ...

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MISERY INDEX: Live Video Posted Online

A video of MISERY INDEX performing the track "Manufacturing Greed" live in Ludwigsburg, Germany on December 17, 2003 has been posted online in Windows Media format at this location (scroll down, file size: 7.86 MB). Based out of Baltimore, Maryland, MISERY INDEX feature in their ranks Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Sparky Voyles ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE/THE LEGION European Tour Cancelled!

IMPALED NAZARENE's previously announced European tour with THE LEGION has been cancelled. "The reason is that IMPALED NAZARENE are going on a European tour in May and the booking agency wanted to move the tour from February/March to a future date which wasn't possible for IMPALED NAZARENE," according to a post on THE LEGION's web ...

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SODOM Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL FESTIVAL

SODOM are the latest act confirmed for the Gods of Metal Festival, scheduled to take place June 5-6 at l'Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. ALICE COOPER will top the bill on Sunday, June 6, while JUDAS PRIEST will headline the event on Saturday, June 5 — the same day that Finland's STRATOVARIUS are scheduled ...

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