FIREBIRD Announce European Dates

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have lined up the following tour dates during March/April: Mar. 30 – Paris, FRA @ Black Dog Apr. 04 – Nottingham,. UK @ Angel Apr. 05 – Bradford, UK @ 1 in 12 Apr. 06 – London, UK @ The Monarch FIREBIRD's latest ...

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WOLF To Appear On IRON MAIDEN Tribute CD

Sweden's WOLF have entered Soundlab studio to record their contribution for the upcoming, as-yet-untitled tribute to IRON MAIDEN, due for release later in the year through Nuclear Blast Records. WOLF will begin recording their third album in June at studio Abyss with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) for an October release through No Fashion Records. ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Guitar Legends Reunite In FORCE OF EVIL

FORCE OF EVIL is the name of a new Danish all-star band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (IRONFIRE). The group are scheduled to enter the studio on March 24 to record their debut album, due ...

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ANTHRAX Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL 2003

ANTHRAX are the latest act to have been confirmed for Rock Hard Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. A total of 16 bands will appear at the Rock Hard magazine-sponsored festival, the official lineup for which will be announced during the coming weeks. The list ...

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DECONSTRUCT To Open For DISTURBED In San Jose

DECONSTRUCT, the new Sacramento, California-based band featuring former HEATHEN/DIE KRUPPS drummer Darren Minter, vocalist Skitz, guitarist Joe Fraulob, and bassist Venessa, have been invited by DISTURBED to open the April 19 Music As A Weapon 2 concert at the San Jose Events Center in San Jose, California. TAPROOT and CHEVELLE are also scheduled to appear ...

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FRED DURST Meets CHELSEA CLINTON

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: He has nothing nice to say about Britney Spears, but it turns out Fred Durst is a big fan of Chelsea Clinton. The randy rocker dropped by Campagna on Tuesday night to meet Clinton, who was dining with a group that included ...

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DIO Drummer Releases DVD

Former AC/DC and current DIO drummer Simon Wright has released a DVD documenting life on the road as a drummer. The DVD is available for purchase for $25 + shipping and can be obtained in a limited supply until the end of April. For further details on the DVD, contact [email protected] or visit

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GLENN HUGHES Completes Work On Solo Album

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer GLENN HUGHES has completed work on his latest solo album, "Songs In The Key Of Rock", for a June 23 release through Frontiers Records. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. In My Blood 02. Lost In The Zone 03. Gasoline 04. Higher Places (Song For ...

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