AYREON To Perform On Dutch Radio

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen will appear on the "Swijnenstal" radio program on 3FM, the Dutch national pop radio station, this Friday, June 25. He will be interviewed and will play one acoustic track with Irene Jansen and Peter Vink. You can tune into the program starting at 7:00 p.m. CET and you can stream the ...

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EXMORTEM: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have revealed the track listing for their as-yet-untitled fifth album, tentatively due later in the year. The as-yet-untitled CD was mixed with producer Tue Madsen at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Parasite Paradise 02. Flesh Havoc 03. Black Walls Of ...

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BEATALLICA: More Live Shows Announced

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 18 - Chicago, IL ...

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OZZFEST Organizers Warn Against Sale Of Counterfeit Passes

According to a posting at Ozzfest.com, someone is selling counterfeit passes in Denver, Colorado. "First off, Ozzfest DOES NOT SELL passes so if you are approached, please don't be conned!" reads the message on the site. "These will not be honored at any Ozzfest locations. Tickets are available for purchase on Ozzfest.com and at Ticketmaster ...

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AMON AMARTH Complete Work On New CD

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have completed work on their new album, "Fate of Norns", according to an online posting by the band's vocalist Johan Hegg. "Currently we're preparing for the upcoming Rock The Nations Festival in Istanbul on July 3rd-4th. After that we'll take a well-deserved vacation from the music before we start preparing for Wacken ...

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KINGDOM COME: 'Perpetual' Samples Posted Online

KINGDOM COME have set an August 30 release date through Frontiers Records for their new album, "Perpetual". "Taking the formula that made KINGDOM COME a household name during the late 1980s and mixing it with fresh production elements and some of [mainman Lenny Wolf's] strongest songwriting to date, 'Perpetual' will be a surefire pleasure for ...

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CATHEDRAL: WACKEN Warm-Up Dates Announced

To coincide with the upcoming CATHEDRAL "best of/rarities" collection, "The Serpent's Gold", the band have announced the following three U.K. shows as a warm-up to the band's appearance at Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany (Aug. 7-8): Jul. 29 – Birkenhead, UK - Hotel California Jul. 30 - Coventry, UK - The Jailhouse Jul. ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA: New Album Details Revealed

French symphonic black metallers ANOREXIA NERVOSA are putting the finishing touches on their fourth full-length album, entitled "Redemption Process", at Drudenhaus studios in France for an early October release through Listenable Records. Mastering duties will be handled by Björn Engelmann (RAMMSTEIN, IN FLAMES, HYPOCRISY) at the Cutting Room in Sweden. A limited edition digipack will ...

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