CAGE Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

San Diego, California heavy metal band CAGE have been confirmed for the first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The complete lineup for the festival so far is as follows: TWISTED SISTER DIO DOKKEN QUIET RIOT SHAMAN HATEBREED CAGE ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist To Guest On New PARAGON CD

PRIMAL FEAR guitarist Tom Naumann has recorded a guitar solo for the track "Impaler" on the upcoming PARAGON album, "Revenge", due in February/March 2005 through Remedy Records. "Revenge" marks the follow-up to the band's successful album "The Dark Legacy", released by Remedy last year. The new record is being partly recorded at Karo studios with ...

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SCORPIONS Guitarist Checks In

SCORPIONS guitarist Rudolf Schenker has posted the following message on the group's web site: "As you know, the last few months have been very arduous to us due to preparing for and completing our Asia tour. It was a very great and successful tour. "We flew approximately 50.000 km (31,000 miles). In addition to all ...

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OBITUARY Singer Offers Post-Tour Update

OBITUARY frontman John Tardy has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We just got home last week after almost a month in Europe and it was absolutely great! I first have to say thank you to all of our fans that came out and supported us. You guys are ...

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EXODUS: Live Photos Posted Online

A bunch of photos of legendary thrashers EXODUS performing live at The Palladium in Hollywood, California on Friday (Oct. 29) have been posted online at DirtJunior.com. As previously reported, EXODUS were joined by TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy for their appearance at The Warfield in San Francisco Thursday night (Oct. 28) after ...

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ACCEPT: No Reunion CD Or DVD Planned

The management of U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has issued a statement refuting reports that the previously announced ACCEPT reunion may lead to U.D.O.'s break-up. According to the management, the upcoming ACCEPT reunion is not a proper "reunion" per se, but is rather an opportunity for some of the ...

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ENSLAVED Film Promotional Video For 'ISA'

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED have shot a video for the title track of their upcoming CD, "ISA", due in Europe on November 8 via Tabu Recordings (February 7 in the U.S.). The video was directed by Asle Birkeland and "it really represents something new and exciting," the band write on their web site. "We're really ...

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