SOUL SIRKUS Complete Work On Debut Album

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), have finished mastering their debut CD, according to a posting on the group's official web site. ...

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SHAMAN, ANGRA Members To Guest At THALION Concert

Hugo Mariutti (SHAMAN), Fabio Laguna (ANGRA) and Renato Tribuzy (ex-THOTEN) have confirmed their participation as special guests at an upcoming gig by Brazilian female-fronted progressive metal band THALION. The concert, which will take place on August 20 at Ballroom in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will feature Tribuzy on the THALION song "The Encounter", a track ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Records Theme Song For New TV Show?

The New York Post is reporting that OZZY OSBOURNE has recorded the original theme song for the new TV show "Dog the Bounty Hunter", airing on A&E on Tuesday, Aug. 31, with back-to-back half-hour episodes starting at 10 p.m. "Dog the Bounty Hunter" follows the show's star, a bounty hunter named Duane Chapman (nicknamed "Dog"), ...

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THROCULT Film New Video

Denver, Colorado-based black/death metal band THROCULT shot a video for the song "Order of the Lunar Temple" on Saturday (August 14) with producers/directors Matt Campell and Andrew Salas, who had previously worked with the group on their "Eclipse of the Blood Moon" clip. THROCULT will release their new album, "Stormbringer - Conjuration Of The Nighthorde", ...

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FREEDOM CALL Begin Recording New Album

German power metallers FREEDOM CALL, who feature in their ranks GAMMA RAY drummer Dan Zimmermann, have commenced the recording process for their new album, tentatively due in early 2005 through SPV Records. No further details are available at this time. FREEDOM CALL issued a live album, entitled "Live Invasion", in May through SPV. The disc, ...

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HADES ALMIGHTY: Album Reissue Features Bonus Tracks, Video

Norwegian black/extreme metallers HADES ALMIGHTY have just reissued their "forgotten classic", "The Pulse of Decay", through Dark Essence Records. The group originally released the album in 2001 through Psycho Bitch Records, the label formed by the band's then-management. That resulted in no distribution, making it virtually impossible for fans to find the album. Now the ...

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