RHAPSODY Name New Album

Italian symphonic metal band RHAPSODY have set "Symphony Of Enchanted Lands Part 2 - The Dark Secret" as the title of their forthcoming full-length album, due in September through Magic Circle Music/SPV. As previously reported, the upcoming CD will feature a very special appearance by acclaimed actor Christopher Lee ("Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack ...

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MARBLE ARCH To Enter Studio In Early June

Swedish atmospheric metal/gothic rock act MARBLE ARCH (formerly EVERCRY) will enter the studio on June 12 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled sophomore album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Century Media Records. Among the working songtitles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "Another Sunday Bright" are "The Sinners Eve", "These Are The ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE To Star In ABC Drama

Kelly Osbourne is among the cast of "Life As We Know It", a one-hour drama that will air Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC, according to Billboard.com. As previously reported, Kelly was cast in the series pilot, which was originally titled "Doing It". The series is based on British author Melvin Burgess' novel of ...

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IN THE NAME OF… Schedule Recording Session

Australia's IN THE NAME OF… (formerly CRYOGENIC), currently based in Los Angeles, have expended their "team" to "include a reputable New York based music attorney, Reid Hunter, and a very high-profile producer who, at this stage, cannot be named," according to a posting on the band's web site. IN THE NAME OF… "have been busy ...

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KING'S X: DVD Plans Scrapped

KING'S X have abandoned plans to film their May 23 performance at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California for an upcoming DVD. No reason was given for the change of plans. The band are still planning on recording various shows on the upcoming North American tour for a live album — a double-CD ...

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SEVERE TORTURE To Support DYING FETUS In Scandinavia

Dutch death metal outfit SEVERE TORTURE will support DYING FETUS at their Scandinavian shows in June. The details are as follows: Jun. 13 - Gothenburg Deathfest / Musikenshus – Gothenburg, SWE * Jun. 14 - Bastun – Åland, FIN Jun. 15 - Ungdomenshus – Uppsala, SWE Jun. 16 - Skylten – Linköping, SWE Jun. 17 ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Sheet Music Available Online, Chat Announced

The best songs of Finnish string combo APOCALYPTICA are currently being offered in sheet-music format via Harmageddon Publishing. You can view, listen and print online. If you play other instrument than cello you may also want to try the instrument substitution and transpose functions. Each piece contains the official version of the score and separate ...

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Sources: COLD To Sign With LAVA RECORDS

COLD are on the verge of signing a new deal with Lava Records (KID ROCK, MATCHBOX TWENTY, SUGAR RAY), informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The band, who recently completed a run of U.S. dates with SEVENDUST, were previously signed to Geffen Records, with whom they parted ways in March. At the time, the group's frontman ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Set Their Own Rules On 'Inferno'

MOTÖRHEAD will be releasing "Inferno", their first album of new material since 2002's "Hammered", on June 22 through Metal-Is Records, a division of the Sanctuary Records Group. "This album is real musicians playing real music. There were no rules," Lemmy said in a press release. Guitar legend Steve Vai makes a guest appearance on the ...

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