GLENN HUGHES, BRIAN MAY To Perform At 'We Will Rock You' Post-Party

Vocalist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) will be performing with former QUEEN guitarist Brian May at Wednesday's (Sept. 8) post-party in Las Vegas for the North American debut of "We Will Rock You", a rock theatrical stage show featuring 20 of QUEEN's greatest hits — including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Are The Champions", "Another One ...

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THROES OF DAWN: 'Vertigo' Video Posted Online

Finland's THROES OF DAWN have uplaoded their video for the song "Vertigo" to their official web site. "Vertigo" comes off the group's latest album, "Quicksilver Clouds", available now on Avantgarde/Wounded Love Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Binding of the Spirit" was recorded and mixed in three separate sessions between August and November 2003 ...

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LANFEAR Set Title For New Album

German power metallers LANFEAR have set "aNother gOlden rAge" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due in early 2005. The recordings for the follow-up to 2003's "The Art Effect" will begin October 3 at Dreamscape studios in Munich, Germany. The lyrical theme for the new CD will be a continuation of the story ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Album Release Party Filmed For Possible New Video

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following message on their official web site: "The [CD] release party went all fine and we thank MYRKSKOG ...

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IRON MAIDEN Illustrator To Sell Cover Artwork Reproductions

Mark Wilkinson, the illustrator behind the covers of the IRON MAIDEN reissues "Live At Donington", "The Wicker Man", "Out of the Silent Planet" and part of the "Eddie's Archive" will be present at the ProgSol festival in Switzerland next week. He will be exhibiting some of his original artwork as well as being signing art ...

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Former DIO Keyboard Player Talks About VIVIAN CAMPBELL's Exit

In a question-and-answer session with the Dio Message Board, former DIO keyboardist Claude Schnell discussed the often discussed and controversial exit of guitarist Vivian Campbell in 1986, "Prior to Vivian leaving, there was a slow and steady, yet very perceptible sense that he was drifting away from us," Claude explained. "As I recall, it was ...

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