Report: GREAT WHITE To Play Concert In Shadow Of Fireworks Show

GREAT WHITE have been booked to play an outdoor concert Sunday coinciding with St. Petersburg's nearby July 4 fireworks show, according to the Associated Press. The band's concert is set to begin an hour before the fireworks start going off three blocks away, a backdrop that club owner and concert promoter John Claude Bodziak considered ...

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STRATOVARIUS Tribute Album Due In November

KALEDON, DARK HORIZON and HIGHLORD are among the band confirmed to appear on an upcoming tribute to STRATOVARIUS, "Within Infinity - Tribute to Stratovarius", tentatively due in November 2004 through Steelborn Records. The provisional track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. HIGHLORD – "Against the Wind" 02. DARK HORIZON – "Hunting High and ...

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MARDUK Pull Out Of Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have cancelled their previously announced appearance at the Rock the Nations festival in Istanbul, Turkey "due to [the] incompetence of the organizer," according to a posting on the group's web site. "The band was stranded on the airport in Sweden trying to pick up tickets that the organizer hadn't booked," the ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo' Video Tops Brazilian MTV Chart

NIGHTWISH's video for their current single, "Nemo" (Real Media), has topped the video chart on the Brazilian MTV, according to a posting on the band's web site. The clip was shot with renowned director Antti Jokinen, who has previously directed music videos for such international artists as CELINE DION, EMINEM and SHANIA TWAIN. ...

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DIO: 'Master Of The Moon' Track Listing Revealed

DIO have set an August 30 European release date through SPV Records for their new album, "Master of the Moon". A U.S. release date (through Sanctuary Records) has yet to be announced. The follow-up to 2002's "Killing the Dragon" was recorded at a Los Angeles studio and features lyrics that are "cynical" and "political", with ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Singer Talks About New Album

CRADLE OF FILTH singer Dani Filth (a.k.a. Dani Davey) has commented on the band's upcoming CD, "Nymphetamine", the group's first for new label Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day", "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as the druggish beast-like addiction to beautiful, classical women) was produced by ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano, who has ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Pleads No Contest To DUI

VELVET REVOLVER lead singer Scott Weiland pleaded no contest Friday (July 2) to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence, according to the Associated Press. His sentencing was set for July 8. The 36-year-old singer was ordered in January to return to a live-in drug detoxification center after he left earlier than he was ...

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