MANOWAR Director Comments On The Making Of 'Hell On Earth III'

Video director Neil Johnson, who was responsible for putting together MANOWAR's upcoming "Hell On Earth III" DVD, recently gave his personal report about this massive package which is due to be released on December 8. "It continues from where 'Hell On Earth Part Two' left off," he said. "Disc One covers the 1998-1999 summer festivals ...

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CRYSTAL BALL Added To PINK CREAM 69/AXXIS European Tour

Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL have been added to the forthcoming PINK CREAM 69/AXXIS European co-headlining tour. CRYSTAL BALL's fourth full-length album, "Hellvetia", was released earlier this month through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to last year's "Virtual Empire" was recorded and mixed at Roxx studios in Pulheim, Germany with producer Stefan Kaufmann (ACCEPT, U.D.O.). ...

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LAKE OF TEARS Name New CD

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have set "Black Brick Road" as the title for their sixth album, tentatively due next summer through Noise Records. The recordings for the follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai" will "probably start in February or March next year," according to a post on the band's web site, and will be followed by ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST Plays Down Chin-Slicing Incident

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Oh my gosh!! Stop the press!! Headlines are coming!! Fred Durst has a weeeeee cut on his chin!! Must have been some fan/band violence, eh? Come on now. I went into the pit in NY and climbed onto a ...

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SKINLAB: 'Expect Nothing Less Than A Sick-Ass Record'

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has posted the following message on the band's web site: "Yo yo, what up everyone, we're back and coming to you proud and clear!! The SLAYER tour has been an experience that we'll never forget. We had such a killer time hanging with all the bands/crews and of course all our ...

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It's Official: JUDAS PRIEST To Headline SWEDEN ROCK Festival!

JUDAS PRIEST have been officially confirmed to headline next year's installment of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 10-12, 2004 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. This is the first word of any live dates from the British heavy metal band since they announced their reunion with vocalist Rob Halford in July after more than ...

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H.I.M. To Release U.K. Single In January

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. will release their new single, "Funeral of Hearts", in the U.K. on January 12, 2004. The single, which comes off the group's "Love Metal" CD, will be available in three stunning formats. The full formats and track listing are as follows: Vol 1. - DVD Maxi Single 01. Funeral Of Hearts (Video) ...

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MARILYN MANSON Performs In London After Delay

MARILYN MANSON performed at Alexandra Palace in London on Wednesday (November 26). The show, which featured openers PEACHES, was apparently delayed for close to an hour, causing a number of audience members to have to wait to enter the venue for a far longer period of time than originally expected. The following is the official ...

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HELLOWEEN: U.S. Tour Announced

Veteran German power metallers HELLOWEEN will be returning to the U.S for another short run of dates in late January. The details are as follows: Jan. 15 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Jan. 16 - Farmingdale, NY @ Downtown Jan. 17 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Jan. 18 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx ...

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