THY PRIMORDIAL Split With Singer, Announce Replacement

Swedish mythological black metallers THY PRIMORDIAL have parted ways vocalist Isidor due to a "lack of interest and inspiration," according to the band's official web site. Isidor's replacement has been found in the shape of Jönköping, Sweden native Nicke Holstensson, who is best known as the former vocalist for Swedish deathsters NOMINON. "Nicke [has] rehearsed ...

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OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON Postpone Tour

OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON, featuring the original founding songwriters of SAXON, guitarist Graham Oliver and bassist Steve Dawson, alongside ex-SAXON drummer Nigel Durham, guitarist Haydn Conway, and vocalist Wardi, have been forced to postpone their previously announced "Second Wave" tour due to the delays in the recording of the album of the same name. The tour, which ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Drummer To Tour With PAUL GILBERT

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION drummer Scot Coogan will be joining former MR. BIG/current RACER X guitarist Paul Gilbert on his solo tour of Japan later this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 16 - Yokohama, JAP - Landmark Hall Jun. 17 - Hiroshima, JAP - Club Quattro Jun. 18 - Osaka, JAP - On Air ...

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IRON MAIDEN: New Song Available For Download!

An excellent-quality live version of the new IRON MAIDEN track "Wildest Dreams", recorded during the band's appearance at this year's Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany on Friday (June 6), has been posted online at this location. A studio version of "Wildest Dreams" will appear on the band's new album, "Dance Of ...

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'Rock Star' Sex Scam Suspect Acquitted

The 42-year-old Elgin, Illinois man who pretended to be a rock star to sleep with women was "immoral" and "completely reprehensible" but not guilty of rape, a 16th Circuit Court judge decided. According to testimony at his sexual assault trial, Bruce Rumery paid for a newspaper advertisement in July 2001 looking for an assistant for ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN To Enter Studio Next Month

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN will enter the studio on July 12 with producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, NEUROSIS, SLEEP) to begin recording their new album, titled "Progress Stops Here…" A late October release through Rise Above Records is expected. ...

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GRIFFIN To Support TNT In Norway

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN will open for legendary '80s hard rockers TNT at Samfundet in Trondheim, Norway on June 20. As previously reported, GRIFFIN's third full-length album, "No Holds Barred", is set to be recorded this July at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway under the co-production guidance of CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho. "No ...

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