DREAMTALE Name New Album

Finnish metallers DREAMTALE have set "Difference" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in early 2005 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Ocean's Heart" was recorded at Timo Tolkki's (STRATOVARIUS) Goldenworks studio with Tolkki producing and will be mixed at Finnvox studios by Mikko Karmila beginning on Monday, October 25. 11 ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Has Been Clean For Six Months

ABC ePrep is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne has been clean of recreational drugs and alcohol for six months, thanks to a 12-step program. He told "Access Hollywood"'s Billy Bush that it's really made a difference for his family, too. Ozzy explained, "I'm going to these meetings that they have. I'm back on track and my ...

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SOUL SIRKUS Confirm Release Date For Debut Album

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), will release their debut album on December 7. The CD will be priced at $16.99. Initially ...

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AEROSMITH Drumhead To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

A drumhead autographed by the members of AEROSMITH is among the items being auctioned at a fund-raiser for the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra at the Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, MA Friday (Oct. 22), according to The Boston Globe. The event, which is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m., will feature music by DJ Steve ...

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THE FIFTH SUN Launch New Web Site

Minnesota-based melodic death metallers THE FIFTH SUN have announced the launch of their new web site. Short audio clips from their upcoming second album, "The Hunger to Survive", can be found at the site. Check out the samples: "Nameless" (mp3), "The Hunger to Survive" (mp3). "The Hunger to Survive" ...

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EXMORTEM Rejoined By Drummer RENO KIILERICH

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have been rejoined by drummer Reno Kiilerich (DIMMU BORGIR, PANZERCHRIST, VILE). Reno "will play for EXMORTEM on our upcoming tours etc. so watch out for that!" the band write in a statement. AS previously reported, EXMORTEM have signed a new deal with Earache Records subsidiary Wicked World. The group's fifth album, ...

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