REVEREND BIZARRE Confirmed For Germany's DOOM SHALL RISE Festival

Finland's REVEREND BIZARRE are the latest act to have been confirmed for the first-ever European two-day doom metal festival, dubbed Doom Shall Rise, to be held in Crailsheim, Germany on February 7th and 8th, 2003. So far, the following artists are scheduled to appear at the event: DAWN OF WINTER (GER) DOOMSHINE (GER) DREAMING (GER) ...

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SHAMAN Land ROADIE CREW Cover In First Post-Recording Interview

Brazil's SHAMAN, featuring former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums), are featured on the cover of the August edition of the Brazilian magazine Roadie Crew, accompanied by a six-page interview about the recording process of their debut album, Ritual, and the group's recent signing with Universal Music Brazil. To ...

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OPETH Set Release Date For Forthcoming CD

OPETH's as-yet-untitled new album, which is currently being recorded at Nacksving/Maestro Music studios with producer Fredrik Nordström, is scheduled for a worldwide release on October 28th, with an extensive tour to follow. As previously reported, OPETH are planning on issuing two separate CDs several months apart—one heavy, one mellow. The heavy CD will be typical ...

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NINEDENINE Line Up September Gigs

Britain's NINEDENINE, who feature in their ranks ex-EARTHTONE9 drummer Si Hutchby, have lined up the following dates during September: Sep. 06 – Nottingham, UK @ The Angel Sep. 05 – Bradford, UK @ Pennington's 2 ...

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NEUROTICA Announce "OFF FEST" Dates

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, have lined up the following "Off Fest" dates, scheduled in-between the group's Ozzfest 2002 appearances: Jul. 30 – Tekworld - Louisville, KY Aug. 02 - The Cobalt - Bowling Green, KY (w/SOIL) Aug. 29 - Fez Ballroom – Portland, OR Sep. 06 - Rialto Theatre – Tuscon, ...

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SOULBENDER Photos Posted Online

SOULBENDER, the new band formed by QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton, ex-MY SISTER'S MACHINE singer Nick Pollock, guitarist Dave Groves, and drummer Wes Hallam, have posted several promotional and live photos via their Wilton's official web site at this location. As previously reported, SOULBENDER are currently shopping a recently-completed seven-song CD/demo to various labels ...

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COSMOSQUAD Axeman, UFO Singer Join Forces In $IGN OF 4

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (MOGG/WAY, EDWIN DARE) and singer Phil Mogg (UFO) will issue their long-awaited collaboration album, entitled Dancing With St. Peter, under the band moniker $IGN OF 4 (formerly STONETOWNE, a.k.a. THE PHIL MOGG BAND) in September. For more information, click here. $IGN OF 4 will be doing some shows in Europe ...

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