KISS Land Gold Album For 'Kiss Symphony'

Legendary rock icons KISS have added another gold record to their lead as the RIAA title holder for No. 1 American group gold record champions of all time as the debut album from Kiss Records/Sanctuary Records, "Kiss Symphony: Alive IV", has shipped gold prior to its July 22 release date. Unlike anything recorded or released ...

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Original AC/DC Singer Prepares To Tour Europe

Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans is about to embark on a three-month tour of Europe with the German AC/DC tribute band OVERDOSE. Dave Evans was the singer on AC/DC's debut single, "Can I Sit Next To You Girl". The song was later re-recorded with Bon Scott's vocal for the group's "TNT" album. According to Undercover ...

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EINHERJER: 'Blot' Mixing Sessions To Begin In A Few Days

Norway's EINHERJER will start the mixing process for their new album, "Blot", before the end of the month at Top Room Studio with Børge Finstad (ARCTURUS, MAYHEM, BORKNAGAR). As previously reported, "Blot", due on September 8 through Tabu Recordings, will "definitely be the longest EINHERJER album to date, featuring 12 songs plus an intro," according ...

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DEVILDRIVER: Swinging The Dead

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, are tentatively set to release their much-anticipated debut album, "Straight To Hell", in October through Roadrunner Records. "Now that the DEVILDRIVER album is complete, we will be receiving mixes from numerous individuals to determine who will be mixing the album," ...

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FRANTIC BLEEP Sign With THE END RECORDS

Norway's FRANTIC BLEEP have inked a deal with The End Records. The band are currently finishing the songs for their debut album, to be recorded later in 2003 and released early in 2004. FRANTIC BLEEP were founded in November 2001 by Patrick Scantlebury (guitars, synth), Øyvind Sundstrøm (guitars) and Karl Arthur Renstrøm (drums). The band ...

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DECAPITATED To Begin Recording 'The Negation' Next Week

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED have set "The Negation" as the title for their forthcoming album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Earache Records. The band are scheduled to begin recording the effort on July 28 and will spend about three weeks in the studio. Over 35 minutes of "very aggressive, mainly fast ...

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