JUDAS PRIEST Secure North American Deal For Next Studio CD

JUDAS PRIEST's next studio album will receive a North American release through Steamhammer/SPV Records following the group's split with the Atlantic label last year, according to an SPV spokesperson. "[The] band and management were pleased with the results that we achieved on the ['Live In London'] DVD," the spokesperson told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The group's double live ...

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COREY TAYLOR Speaks Out On Being Homeless

STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently spoke about the lyrical concept behind the song "Inhale", the next single from STONE SOUR's self-titled debut and the follow-up to the mega-successful "Bother". " 'Inhale' is about when I was homeless and just kind of roaming around trying to figure everything out and still at the same time ...

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DEF LEPPARD Re-Launch 'Guest Singer' Auction

Due to unspecified "technical and logistical problems beyond [the band's] control" with the first auction, DEF LEPPARD have been forced to re-list their auction offering one lucky fan a chance to join the band on stage at an upcoming show. Once again, the details are as follows: "So you always dreamt of being on stage ...

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Y&T Announce European Dates

Reunited California rockers Y&T have lined up the following European dates during the coming months: Feb. 13 – Barcelona, ESP @ Razzamatazz II Feb. 14 – Madrid, ESP @ Macumba Feb. 15 - Puente La Reina, ESP @ Sala Garés Jun. 21 – Hardenberg, NETH @ Poppodium ...

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DIMENSION ZERO: New Songtitles Revealed

Sweden's DIMENSION ZERO — featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-IN FLAMES axeman Glenn Ljungström, ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson — have released several songtitles that are expected to appear on the band's sophomore full-length album, "This is Hell", tentatively due in September/October through Regain ...

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H.I.M. To Play One-Off London Gig

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have announced a special one-off show at the Mean Fiddler/Astoria in London, England on Saturday, May 3. H.I.M.'s new album, "Love Metal", is due on April 14 through BMG Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Deep Shadows And Brilliant Highlights" reportedly marks a return to a heavier sound for the group, who ...

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GRAND MAGUS: 'Monument' Track Listing Unveiled

Sweden's GRAND MAGUS, featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS frontman Janne Christoffersson, have finalized the track listing for their sophomore album, "Monument", due in the spring through Rise Above Records. The complete track listing for "Monument" is as follows (not in final order): 01. Ulvaskall (Vargr) 02. Brotherhood of Sleep 03. Baptised in Fire 04. He Who ...

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