Former TIAMAT Touring Keyboardist Dead At 35

Former TIAMAT touring keyboardist P.A. Danielsson was killed in a single-car accident in Italy last Friday (Nov. 26). He was 35 years old. In addition to touring with TIAMAT, Danielsson helped write the early LION'S SHARE songs "Sins of a Father" and "Scarecrow", and played on several LION'S SHARE demos around 1993. Danielsson had also ...

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GURD Announce New Guitarist

Switzerland's GURD, the band formed out of the ashes of the power-thrash metal legends POLTERGEIST, have announced the addition of guitarist Pat (ex-ACID, CRIONICS, EVEREVE) to the group's ranks. Pat is "26 years old and is based in Weil am Rhein, Germany," the band write on their web site. "He will spit out the mighty ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Early Album Reissues Detailed

DARK TRANQUILLITY's "Lost to Apathy" EP has entered the Swedish single chart at position No. 47. View the whole chart here. "We didn't expect to hit the charts with a fast-paced thrash fest with screaming vocals, so this is definately good news," the band write on their web site. In other news, DARK ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'Soul Mover' Samples Available For Download

Legendary rock singer Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has finalized the track lising for his new solo album, "Soul Mover", due on January 24, 2005 via Frontiers Records. "Soul Mover" was recorded live at Sound Image Studios in Los Angeles in the spring of 2004 and features RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Chad Smith on ...

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WATCHTOWER Begin Recording New Album

WATCHTOWER guitarist Ron Jarzombek has posted the following update on the recording sessions for the group's long-awaited new album, tentatively titled "Mathematics". "During the past several months, WATCHTOWER has been tweaking the music and finishing up lyrics for the next CD. Last weekend, Rick [Colaluca, drums] went into Melody Ranch studios here in San Antonio, ...

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