VINTERSORG Drop Off Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

VINTERSORG, the band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), have been forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Summer Breeze festival, scheduled to take place Aug. 21-23, 2003 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. "I'm so fucking tired of things that don't work out, and that everyone suffers from it, especially we are," Hedlund said ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: New Collection Of Rarities, DVD On The Way

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, are compiling another collection of their singles and rare recordings, titled "Cream Of The Crap! Vol. 2". The set will reportedly contain 22 tracks recorded between 1995 and 2000 and is tentatively due in January 2004. In addition, the band ...

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Review: OZZY's Metal Shows Fatigue

David Sprague of The New York Daily News reports that "viewers of MTV's 'The Osbournes' were left this season wondering just how much reality the show actually presented. The same question came to mind when the brood's patriarch took the stage Monday (August 18) at the PNC Bank Arts Center. "Ostensibly the ringmaster of Ozzfest's ...

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SILVERCHAIR Frontman Collaborates With PAULMAC

SILVERCHAIR mainman Daniel Johns recently spent a few weeks in London writing and recording material with the Australian electronic music guru Paulmac. The pair hope to complete these sessions later this year for possible release in 2004. Contrary to recent media reports, Johns has not been back to Australia since the completion of SILVERCHAIR's "Across ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Play India In November

DEF LEPPARD are set to perform in Mumbai and Bangalore, India before the end of the year, according to Mid-day.com. The band have visited the country before — although they have yet to play a large concert there. DEF LEPPARD are expected to perform in Mumbai and Bangalore in November, according to T Venkat Vardhan ...

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NY Post: DEE SNIDER Pleads For Help In In-Law Slay

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider made a passionate plea for help to find the killer of his wife's brother yesterday, a day after the 34-year-old construction worker was gunned down in New York City. "We are hoping to get whoever did this. We have no idea why this would happen to him," Snider, 48, told ...

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