Sweden's PREY Begin Recording Debut Album

PREY, the Swedish metal band featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer Patrick Johansson, have entered RoastingHouse studios in Malmö, Sweden to begin recording their debut album, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005 through Mausoleum Records. Production duties on the effort are being handled by Anders "Theo" Theander, who has previously worked with LAST TRIBE, PAIN OF SALVATION, ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: New Video Posted Online

GIRLSCHOOL's video for the track "Come On Up" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it out in Windows Media format at this location. "Come On Up" comes off the band's most recent album, "Believe", available now on Communique Records. The CD was produced by produced by Tim Hamill ...

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HAMMERFALL To Enter Studio In September

Swedish power metallers HAMMERFALL will enter a Danish studio with producer Charlie Bauernfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE) in September to begin recording their new album, tentatively due on March 7, 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. A single will precede the album release in January. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2002's "Crimson ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Kansas Police Arrest 16 For Underage Drinking

Undercover police officers in Bonner Springs, KS charged 16 persons during Ozzfest on August 10 with either furnishing a commercial malt beverage to a minor or being a minor in possession, according to The Kansas City Star. "That's Verizon Amphitheater," said Bonner Springs Police Lt. Rick Schubert, who supervises the detail looking for underage drinkers ...

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VAN HALEN Cancel Carolinas Concerts, Cite 'Scheduling Conflicts'

VAN HALEN have canceled their Sept. 12 concert in South Carolina and their Sept. 14 concert in North Carolina, citing scheduling conflicts. A Sept. 15 show in Greenville's Bi-Lo Center remains on the schedule. Gary Bongiovanni, editor-in-chief of Pollstar, a publication that tracks U.S. concert business, said VAN HALEN has sold well in some markets ...

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