THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: More Dates Confirmed

The following are the confirmed dates so far for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH: Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre Apr. 27 - Detroit, MI @ Clutch Cargos ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Looking For Guitar Player

LIZZY BORDEN are currently seeking a Los Angeles-based guitar player with image, personality and the right attitude to join the band for forthcoming recording and live work. Songwriting capability and knowledge of the wide range of musical tastes within the rock genre are required to help take LIZZY into the 21st century. All interested parties ...

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DEFTONES Finalize Track Listing For New Album

DEFTONES have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming self-titled album, due on May 20 through Maverick Records. It is as follows: 01. Hexagram 02. Needles And Pins 03. Minerva 04. Good Morning Beautiful 05. Deathblow 06. When Girls Telephone Boys 07. Battle Axe 08. Lucky You 09. Bloody Cape 10. Anniversary Of An Uninteresting ...

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KING DIAMOND: Upcoming Album Will Be Our 'Rawest' Effort To Date

KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy LaRocque (a.k.a. Anders Allhage) has just returned home to Sweden after completing recording his tracks for the group's new album, titled "The Puppet Master". The CD, which is tentatively scheduled for release in late October, will include a bonus DVD or CDR of King Diamond telling the story of "The Puppet ...

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CRUACHAN To Support THE GATHERING In Ireland

Ireland's CRUACHAN are scheduled to support THE GATHERING on June 27 at The Village in Dublin. They will also perform at the Vikedal Roots Music Festival in Norway in early July. CRUACHAN are currently hard at work on their new album, "Pagan", tentatively due in the fall through Hammerheart Records. The follow-up to last year's ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Russian Concert Rescheduled

STRATOVARIUS have announced the rescheduled date for their cancelled Russian show. They will now be playing at Moscow's culture club Gorbunova on July 9. As previously reported, the Finnish melodic metallers cancelled the concert — originally scheduled to take place on May 2 — after the promoter, Ghost Music, "did not fulfill" the terms of ...

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SKID ROW To Land On Germany's SPV/STEAMHAMMER?

SKID ROW are strongly rumored to have landed a European deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records for their already-completed new album, "ThickSkin". A spring release is expected. The band have yet to find a suitable U.S. label following their split with longtime home Atlantic Records. SKID ROW, who now feature in their ranks singer Johnny Solinger, recently ...

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THE HAUNTED: U.S. Tour Dates Announced!

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED will be teaming up with SHAI HULUD and SKINLESS for a U.S. tour. Also joining the tour for select dates are DARKEST HOUR and BLEEDING THROUGH. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 08 - Krome - South Amboy, NJ * May 09 - Rainbow - Montreal, QC, CANADA * May ...

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Wrongful Death Trial Begins For Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer

Opening statements in a wrongful death civil trial involving former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee were expected Tuesday after a jury was selected, according to the Associated Press. The lawsuit claims Lee was negligent in the drowning of 4-year-old Daniel Karven-Veres, who was attending a swim party at the musician's Malibu home. The boy, whose ...

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