CINDERELLA, RATT: ROCK NEVER STOPS Tour To Kick Off In Late May

More information has been revealed regarding the upcoming Rock Never Stops 2005 tour, featuring headliners CINDERELLA, RATT, QUIET RIOT and FIREHOUSE. According to CINDERELLA's management, dates for the trek will begin in late May and run through August, and will include amphitheaters, festivals, fairs and theaters. The actual routing is being worked on and will ...

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STRYPER Begin Recording New Studio Album

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have entered the studio to record a new album, according to the group's management company, Deep South Entertainment. This will be the band's first full-length studio record since 1991. The release date and the label on which the CD will be released will be announced soon. ...

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AMORAL Added To FINNTROLL/GRAVEWORM European Tour

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL have been added to the forthcoming European tour featuring FINNTROLL and GRAVEWORM. A complete list of currently confirmed tour dates can be found at this location. As previously reported, AMORAL signed a deal with Spikefarm in July following their split with the U.K.'s Rage of Achilles. The group's ...

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DRAGONFORCE: Live Video Posted Online

Britain's "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have uploaded a a live video clip of the song "Black Fire", taken from the "Sonic Firestorm" U.K. headline tour. The video was recorded at the London Mean Fiddler, while the audio was taken from the Nottingham Rock City show. Check it out at this location. DRAGONFORCE's ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's HALFORD: 'The Band Is Firing On All Cylinders Now'

JUDAS PRIEST members Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing spoke to Billboard.com earlier this week about the group's upcoming studio album, "Angel of Retribution", due March 1 via Epic. It's Halford's first album with the band since 1990's "Painkiller" and was produced by Roy Z, who has previously worked on solo albums from HALFORD ...

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LINKIN PARK In No Hurry To Make New Studio Album

LINKIN PARK's Mike Shinoda recently told Launch Radio Networks it might be a while before the group gets around to making their next studio album. After more than a year's worth of touring to promote 2003's "Meteora" and their other recent projects, "We are trying to change up the pace a little bit," he said. ...

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