IRON MAIDEN: 'Early Years' DVD Due In October

According to online CD vendor CDXpress, a two-disc IRON MAIDEN DVD, entitled "Early Years", is scheduled for release in October 2004. The set, which will apparently feature Region 2 (PAL) encoding, is expected to include the following: Disc One: * Concert – "Live at The Rainbow" (recorded in the early '80s; previously released ...

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NASUM's LINDQVIST To Play With DISFEAR At Philadelphia's POINTLESS FEST

NASUM bassist Jon Lindqvist will be filling in for ENTOMBED/DISFEAR guitarist Uffe Cederlund during DISFEAR's upcoming appearance at the Pointless Fest on August 12-15 at First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Other groups scheduled to perform at the festival include TRAGEDY, KYLESA, RAMBO, HELLSHOCK, INEPSY, MUNICIPAL WASTE, AGAINST ME!, CAUSTIC CHRIST, WORLD/INFERNO F.S. and WITCH ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Guitarist Sidelined By Hand Injury

Former IRON MAIDEN/PRAYING MANTIS guitarist Dennis Stratton suffered an "unfortunate accident" at a recent gig and will be unable to play guitar for the foreseeable future, according to a posting on the web site of Stratton's THE DENIAL bandmate, ex-JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins. Stratton "suffered damage to his right hand when a speaker unit ...

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INVOCATION OF NEHEK Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Hartford, Connecticut's INVOCATION OF NEHEK have inked a deal with Prosthetic Records. The band are currently finishing up work on their self-titled debut with producer/UNEARTH guitarist Ken Susi at Blue Bird Recording Studios (AEROSMITH, ALICE COOPER) in Massachusetts. An October 26 release is expected. Fall tour dates will be announced soon. For more information, visit ...

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'West Memphis Three' Anthology: Launch Party Scheduled

Brett Alexander Savory and M. W. Anderson's West Memphis Three anthology, "Last Pentacle of the Sun: Writings in Support of the West Memphis Three", featuring a contribution by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield, will have its official launch concert/party on October 14 at Club Rockit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A dealer will be set up at ...

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IOMMI/HUGHES: 'Eighth Star' To See Official Release In The Fall

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes has posted the following message on his web site: "I had dinner with [BLACK SABBATH guitarist] Tony Iommi on Sunday night. We are pleased to announce that the album which was originally bootlegged [issued under the title 'Eighth Star' and featuring material originally recorded back in 1996 for ...

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