HAMMERFALL Bassist To Embark On South American Tour

HAMMERFALL bassist Magnus Rosén will be embarking on a solo tour of South America in October. Tentative dates are as follows: Oct. 11-13 - Lima, Peru Oct. 14-16 - Santiago, Chile Oct. 17-18 - Concepción, Chile Oct. 19-22 - São Paulo, Brazil Oct. 23-26 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rosén recently completed the recording process ...

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LILLIAN AXE Announce New Singer

Long-running hard rockers LILLIAN AXE have announced the addition of singer Derrick LeFevre to the group's ranks. "I have known Derrick for over 10 years and he has been the vocalist for many good local bands," LILLIAN AXE guitarist Steve Blaze said in a statement. "He is a true star, but just hasn't had his ...

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PENTACLE Prepare To Record New Album

Long-running Dutch death metallers PENTACLE will enter the Harrow Productions studio in Losser, the Netherlands in October to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Iron Pegasus Records. "Eight tracks are going to be featured on the album, while two others are scheduled for a 7" which is going to be ...

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ALICE COOPER Gets Cookin' For Charity

ALICE COOPER has contributed a recipe for Almond Chicken Salad to celebrity cookbook "Star Palate", which benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The book, which will hit shelves in October, will also include recipes from Tori Amos, Anastacia, Billy Joel and Britney Spears and her mother, ...

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MOONSORROW Enter Studio To Record New Album

Finnish "epic heathen metallers" MOONSORROW have entered Tico Tico studio in Kemi, Finland to begin recording their new album, "Raah Raah Blääh", for an early 2005 release through the Spinefarm Records imprint Spikefarm. "This album is going to be a bit different release, as we thought not repeating ourselves musically and lyrically," stated guitarist/vocalist Henri ...

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METALLICA Fans Invited To Attend 'CMT Outlaws' Taping

METALLICA fans have been invited to attend the taping of the upcoming "CMT Outlaws" special, featuring a performance by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. The "CMT Outlaws" concert was originally scheduled to be performed on Tuesday (Sept. 7) before an invitation-only audience in front of the former Tennessee State Prison in Nashville. After rain was forecast ...

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IN FLAMES To Film Gothenburg Show For Upcoming DVD

Sweden's IN FLAMES will be filming their gig at the Sticky Fingers club in Gothenburg, Sweden on Tuesday (Sept. 7) for an upcoming DVD. As previously reported, IN FLAMES will also be recording their shows in Los Angeles and New York in late September for the DVD, tentatively due next year. The band will play ...

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HAMMERFALL To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Swedish power metallers HAMMERFALL will enter Lundgaard Studios in Denmark with producer Charlie Bauernfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE) on Saturday (Sep. 4) to begin recording their new album, tentatively due on March 7, 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. A single will precede the album on January 31. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up ...

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