SKINDRED To Support SEVENDUST, NONPOINT

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will be supporting SEVENDUST and NONPOINT on a U.S. tour beginning in mid-July. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, SKINDRED recently recorded eight songs during a recording sessions in Florida, including four cuts that will appear on the upcoming re-release ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Embark On U.K. Headlining Tour

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will embark on a headlining tour of the U.K. in September/October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 30 – Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Oct. 01 - TBC Oct. 02 - Bradford, UK @ Rio's Oct. 03 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 3 Oct. 05 - Norwich, UK @ Waterfront ...

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Report: GREAT WHITE To Play Concert In Shadow Of Fireworks Show

GREAT WHITE have been booked to play an outdoor concert Sunday coinciding with St. Petersburg's nearby July 4 fireworks show, according to the Associated Press. The band's concert is set to begin an hour before the fireworks start going off three blocks away, a backdrop that club owner and concert promoter John Claude Bodziak considered ...

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STRATOVARIUS Tribute Album Due In November

KALEDON, DARK HORIZON and HIGHLORD are among the band confirmed to appear on an upcoming tribute to STRATOVARIUS, "Within Infinity - Tribute to Stratovarius", tentatively due in November 2004 through Steelborn Records. The provisional track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. HIGHLORD – "Against the Wind" 02. DARK HORIZON – "Hunting High and ...

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MARDUK Pull Out Of Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have cancelled their previously announced appearance at the Rock the Nations festival in Istanbul, Turkey "due to [the] incompetence of the organizer," according to a posting on the group's web site. "The band was stranded on the airport in Sweden trying to pick up tickets that the organizer hadn't booked," the ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo' Video Tops Brazilian MTV Chart

NIGHTWISH's video for their current single, "Nemo" (Real Media), has topped the video chart on the Brazilian MTV, according to a posting on the band's web site. The clip was shot with renowned director Antti Jokinen, who has previously directed music videos for such international artists as CELINE DION, EMINEM and SHANIA TWAIN. ...

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DIO: 'Master Of The Moon' Track Listing Revealed

DIO have set an August 30 European release date through SPV Records for their new album, "Master of the Moon". A U.S. release date (through Sanctuary Records) has yet to be announced. The follow-up to 2002's "Killing the Dragon" was recorded at a Los Angeles studio and features lyrics that are "cynical" and "political", with ...

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