DEW-SCENTED: In Songwriting Mode

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED are currently taking some time off to write the material for their follow-to last year's "Impact". "The songwriting is turning out really good and the material is excitingly varied so far (of course really aggressive too), so that we are definitely already looking forward to completing some more songs," the band write ...

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DIO: New Album To Arrive In September, First Songtitles Revealed

DIO have pushed back the release date new studio album, "Master of the Moon", to September, according to ElectricBasement.com. The follow-up to 2002's "Killing the Dragon" was recorded at a Los Angeles studio and features lyrics that are are "cynical" and "political", with the music being a mixture of up-tempo and doomy tracks, according to ...

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EUROPE Announce Swedish Headlining Tour

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will embark on a Swedish headlining tour in the fall. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 16 - Linköping, SWE @ Cloetta Center. Oct. 17 – Sundsvall, SWE @ Nordic Hallen. Oct. 20 - Karlstad, SWE @ Löfbergs Lila Arena. Oct. 21 - Stockholm, SWE @ Hovet. Oct. 22 - ...

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Former DOKKEN/DIO Bassist Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson, whose wife, Ravinder, gave birth to a baby daughter, Olivia Marcelene Pilson, on Wednesday, June 9 at 8:19 p.m. Olivia weighed in at a healthy 4 lbs. 14 oz. Both mother and daughter (and Jeff) are doing well, according to a posting on Pilson's web ...

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From DANGEROUS TOYS To Country Music

Dru Willis of the Abilene Reporter-News reports that fans of country singer Kevin Fowler would hardly recognize photos of him taken 15 years ago. That's when the singer of songs like "Beer, Bait and Ammo" and "100% Texan" wore long hair and played in the heavy metal band DANGEROUS TOYS. Now, Fowler hangs around with ...

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METALLICA To Guest On MTV2's 'Headbanger's Ball'

METALLICA will be the special guests on the July 10 edition of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". The band are expected to discuss their upcoming documentary, "Some Kind of Monster", which is scheduled to be released in small theaters in New York and San Francisco on July 9, with plans to show the movie in other U.S. ...

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