Former HELLOWEEN Singer Launches Web Site

Former HELLOWEEN frontman Michael Kiske has launched a web site featuring some of his writing along with information about musicians and philosophers who influenced his art and way of thinking. In addition there also will be a page with CD/DVD recommendations from Kiske. An English version of the web site is currently under ...

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DREAM EVIL, CHINCHILLA To Support SAXON In Europe

Sweden's DREAM EVIL and Germany's CHINCHILLA have been confirmed to support long-running British heavy metal legends SAXON on their upcoming European tour. DREAM EVIL will occupy one of the support slots between September 22 and October 21 while CHINCHILLA will appear on the entire trek. The dates are as follows: Sep. 22 - Kiel Halle ...

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BONGZILLA Announce U.S. Tour With MONSTER MAGNET

Relapse Records recording artists BONGZILLA have announced their first tour of 2004 in support of their recently released album, "Apogee". BONGZILLA will team up with MONSTER MAGNET for a four-week trek beginning September 9 in Hollywood, CA. The tour will be sponsored by long-running web portal StonerRock.com and is scheduled to conclude October 1 with ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: DOKKEN, CATTLE DECAPITATION, DREAM EVIL, ANCIENT First-Week Numbers Revealed

DOKKEN's latest CD, "Hell To Pay" (Sanctuary), has sold 3,735 copies during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, CATTLE DECAPITATION's "Humanure" (Metal Blade) registered a first-week tally of 733, while DREAM EVIL's "The Book Of Heavy Metal" (Century Media) and ANCIENT's "Night Visit" (Metal Blade) shifted 570 and 134 units, respectively. ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Recover Stolen Guitar

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), along with original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that Jerry's Jackson Warrior reported stolen was recovered safely last week! The ...

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IMAGIKA Complete Work On New Album

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have finished mixing their fourth full-length album, "Devils on Both Sides", tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. "Juan Urteaga (VILE, SKINLAB) handled the job at his Trident Studios compound and between his shootin' coal and us drinkin' beer the thing turned out pretty fuckin' good," the ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: 'No Contest Does Not Mean Guilty'

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I was going to go into this long diatribe about the further injustices of celebrity reporting but its redundant. Regarding my plea, 'no contest' does not mean guilty! The chances of me winning a trial are 50/50, depends on ...

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