SOILWORK Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

SOILWORK are the latest act to have been confirmed for Rock Hard Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. A total of 16 bands will appear at the Rock Hard magazine-sponsored festival, the official lineup for which will be announced during the coming weeks. The list ...

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YAKUZA Added To The OPETH/LACUNA COIL Tour

The Chicago based experimental quartet YAKUZA have just been added to the first half of the OPETH/LACUNA COIL tour that will begin May 1 is Seattle, Washington. Garnering high accolades from the broad spectrum of the rock media for their Century Media debut, "Way of The Dead", YAKUZA can play to crowds as diverse as ...

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NEVERMORE: Nearly Done Recording

NEVERMORE are nearly done tracking their new CD, "Enemies Of Reality", at a Seattle studio with producer Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE, SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, DOKKEN). According to drummer Van Williams, "drums, bass, guitars are finished except Warrel [Dane] has to finish up vocals. So far It's turning out great, I don't think it will disappoint!" ...

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EDGUY Guitarist Talks About Upcoming Live Album

EDGUY guitarist Dirk Sauer recently gave an interview to the band's webmaster regarding the group's upcoming live album, "Burning Down The Opera". The two-CD set, which was recorded on the group's most recent "Madrake" tour, is due on May 26 through AFM Records. The following are some of Sauer's quotes regarding the upcoming album: "We ...

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THE BONDED BY METAL OVER EUROPE TOUR 2003: More Dates Announced

A few more dates for the upcoming "The Bonded By Metal Over Europe Tour 2003" have been announced. The trek — which will include appearances by EXODUS, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, AGENT STEEL, BEHEMOTH, MORTICIAN, CARNAL FORGE, OCCULT and CALLENISH CIRCLE — will hit the following cities during October: Oct. 08 – Sheffield, UK - Corporation Oct. ...

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ANAL CUNT Celebrate 15-Year Anniversary With String Of Live Dates

Legendary purveyors of sarcasm ANAL CUNT celebrate their 15th anniversary this year. To commemorate this milestone, the original AxCx lineup has reunited for a string of shows, including a stop at the Tribeca Bar in Manhattan (their ONLY New York appearance). The details are as follows: Thursday, March 20 @ Tribeca Bar 16 Warren Street ...

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New ANTHRAX CD To Include Enhanced Portion

ANTHRAX have announced that the American version of their new CD, "We've Come For You All", will include a special "enhanced" portion containing an official bootleg video and never-before-seen photos. "We've Come For You All" will be released on May 6 on Sanctuary Records. The official bootleg video, shot in Chicago in 1999, features a ...

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MALIGNANCY Announce New Drummer

Yonkers, New York-based death metallers MALIGNANCY have announced the addition to the group's ranks of drummer Mike Heller. Heller joins MALIGNANCY as a replacement for Roger J. Beaujard, who amicably left the band late last year. Prior to his departure, Beaujard laid down the drum tracks for an EP's worth of new material, the release ...

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