DRAGONLAND's 'Starfall' Cracks Japanese Top 100

DRAGONLAND, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based melodic metal sextet, have entered the Japanese national album chart (Oricon) at position No. 94 with their third album, "Starfall". The follow-up to 2002's "Holy War", "Starfall" was recorded at Tom Englund's (EVERGREY) Division One Studios in Sweden with Englund producing. The Japanese edition of the album, available via King Records, ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Ohne Dich' Video Posted Online

RAMMSTEIN's video for the third single from their "Reise, Reise" album, "Ohne Dich", has been posted online at Viva.tv. The "Ohne Dich" single, which was released earlier this week, does not include any b-sides, but it contains the "beta version" of the title cut, which was originally intended for 2001's "Mutter" and recorded ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Admits To Teenage Abortion

DigitalSpy.co.uk is reporting that Sharon Osbourne has admitted that she once had an abortion when she accidentally became pregnant when she was seventeen. Sharon spoke about her wild lifestyle of the past, and how her mistakes now give her authority to judge her children when they make theirs, such as Jack and Kelly's need to ...

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VOMITORY: 'Hollow Retribution' Video Posted Online

Swedish death metallers VOMITORY have posted the following message on their official web site: "We've been looking through some old files recently and found this videoclip for 'Hollow Retribution', which is a working copy of what was supposed to result in our first music video. It is done by Lowlife Media and it's shot at ...

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MEGAHERZ To Release New Album Next Month

MEGAHERZ, the veteran crossover industrial rockers from Munich, will be releasing their fifth studio album, entitled appropriately "Megaherz - 5", on December 6, 2004 via S.A.D. Music. Snippets of all 13 tracks from the album can be heard at this location. "Megaherz - 5" track listing: 01. Dein Herz Schlägt 02. Göttlich 03. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Czech Republic Date Added To European Tour

JUDAS PRIEST have added a Czech Republic date to their upcoming European tour. The group will be performing at Hala Rondo in Brno on April 7, 2005 — one day after their scheduled appearance in Katowice, Poland. As first reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on Nov. 25, the U.K. leg of JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European tour will ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), are scheduled to complete the mixing process for their debut album at a Vancouver studio this weekend. Producing the effort is Garth Richardson, who ...

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DUNGEON Announce New Bassist

After months of anticipation, Australian power metallers DUNGEON have finally announced their new bassist: Pete Peric (ex-INFERNAL METHOD guitarist, DEADSPAWN). Pete joins fellow ex-INFERNAL METHOD bandmate Grahame Goode in the current DUNGEON lineup, with the new band having already played their first gig together earlier this evening (Nov. 26). DUNGEON recently released a live DVD ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: New Album Update

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, are scheduled to enter the studio in February to begin recording their fourth studio album, tentatively due next summer via Threeman Recordings. An update on the songwriting sessions from guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) follows: "There we go, I ...

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