BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Go Gold In The Czech Republic

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, were awarded gold albums in the Czech Republic for the "Fires At Midnight" and "Ghost of A Rose" CDs at a special ceremony held at Cartouche in Prague on October 17. Sir Robert of Normandie and Squire Malcolm also ...

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HELLOWEEN Announce Rescheduled European Dates

German metallers HELLOWEEN have announced the rescheduled European dates that were missed last week in order to allow singer Andi Deris additional time to recover from a chest and throat infection. The rescheduled dates are as follows: Nov. 30 – Krakow, POL @ Wisla Hall (* note new venue) Dec. 09 – Copenhagen, DEN @ ...

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MACABRE Announce Touring Plans

Chicago's MACABRE and in the process of lining up U.S. dates with DIABOLIC in December and European dates with CEPHALIC CARNAGE in January/February. An as-yet-undetermined third act will be added to both tours. MACABRE will be touring in support of their latest release, "Murder Metal", which can be previewed here. ...

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AFTER FOREVER Set Release Date For New EP

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER have set November 13 as the release date through Transmission Records for their forthcoming mini-CD, entitled "Exordium". The EP, which contains four originals and two covers, was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer. In addition, the group — who recently ...

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STRATOVARIUS Enter Finnish Chart At No. 4!

STRATOVARIUS' "Elements Pt. 2" has entered the Finnish album chart at No. 4. "This is very good especially when we remember that we already sold approximately 500 copies to Finland as preorders for 'Pt 2' Special Edition and those numbers weren't counted at all," the group's webmaster writes on their web site. View the whole ...

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