DISFEAR Confirmed For Philadelphia's POINTLESS FEST

DISFEAR, the Swedish crust rock outfit featuring former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN vocalist Tomas Lindberg and ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund, have been confirmed to appear at the Pointless Fest, a four-day event set to take place August 12-15 at First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Other groups scheduled to perform at the festival include TRAGEDY, ...

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ANTHRAX Singer: 'We're Bigger And Better Than Ever'

ANTHRAX vocalist John Bush has told The Belfast Telegraph that his group has no intentions of giving up despite bandmember departures, fights with record labels, and altercations with the press. "We've had a lot of highs and lows with ANTHRAX," Bush said. "For some reason this is most apparent in the U.S. One year they'll ...

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KISS: New Live Photos Posted Online

A bunch of photos from KISS' current "Rock The Nation" North American tour with POISON have been posted online at the group's official web site. Check them out here. According to their web site, KISS have played 3,500 concerts to a combined audience of 78 million. In the process, they've smashed 3,400 guitars, ...

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AFTER FOREVER Replace RAGE At Germany's HELFENSTEIN FESTIVAL

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal group AFTER FOREVER will replace RAGE at the Helfenstein Festival in Geislingen, Germany Saturday night (June 19). AFTER FOREVER will take the stage at approximately 10:00 p.m. As previously reported, RAGE cancelled their appearance at the festival after guitarist Victor Smolski fell "seriously ill" following the group's performance at the Gods ...

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DORO: Special Guest Stars Announced For WACKEN OPEN AIR Appearance

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch will be joined by Chris Cafferty (SAVATAGE), Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-ACCEPT) and Blaze Bayley (BLAZE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) during a special performance with the Metal Classic Night Orchestra for a unique program of her best hits and other metal classics at this year's Wacken Open Air festival. Pesch will also ...

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VADER: Video Footage From Recording Studio Posted Online

Polish death metallers VADER recently entered Radio Gdansk Studio with producer Piotr Lukaszewski ("Reign Forever World", "Revelations", "Blood") to begin recording their new album, "The Beast". "[The] recordings will take a little more time but the process is currently entering its final phase," reads a post on the band's web site. Check out video footage ...

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