SKYCLAD Confirmed For 34 000 TON METAL CRUISE

SKYCLAD are the final band confirmed for the "34 000 Ton Metal Cruise", set to take place September 24-25 on board of the third generation car ferry "Silja Festival" (photo). The complete lineup for the festival is as follows: AMON AMARTH HYPOCRISY SKYCLAD TAD MOROSE TANKARD WOLF For information on how to book ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Recall Favorite READING FESTIVAL Moments

As part of the Reading festival 30th anniversary celebration, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson will be recalling some of the greatest "rawk" events at Reading on his BBC radio show on Saturday, August 28. This year's installment of the Reading festival is set to take place August 25-27 in Reading, Berkshire, U.K. Scheduled performers at ...

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OZZFEST 2004, VAN HALEN, KISS, RUSH Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert grosses, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER, DIMMU BORGIR, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & others Venue: Journal Pavilion City/State: Albuquerque, N.M. Date: Aug. 3, 2004 Gross Sales: $807,667 Attendance: 14,171 Capacity: 14,171 Shows: 1 Sell-Outs: 1 Prices: ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: New Album Due In The Fall

SYSTEM OF A DOWN are tentatively scheduled to release their new album in the fall, according to a teaser posted on the group's official web site. The as-yet-untitled set will be the follow-up to 2001's "Toxicity", which bowed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 3.3 million copies in the ...

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SOULSCAR To Release Sophomore Album In October

Canadian thrash/death/heavy metallers SOULSCAR will release their second album, "Victim Impact Statement", in October through Galy Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Character Assassination" was produced by Staehling and SOULSCAR, engineered by Staehling and Mackenzie, and mixed by Staehling. "Victim Impact Statement" (view cover here) track listing: 01. Unmade (mp3) 02. Death ...

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REVENGIA To Begin Work On New Album

REVENGIA, the Swedish metal band featuring ARCH ENEMY drummer Daniel Erlandsson, have "been talking about rehersing new songs for a new record," according to a posting on the group's web site. "This will be started within the next weeks. We have far more songs than needed for one album and who knows, maybe we can ...

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