SOILWORK: Limited-Edition Version Of New Album To Include Bonus Track

Sweden's SOILWORK have confirmed via their official web site that the limited-edition European/U.S. version of their upcoming album, "Stabbing the Drama", will include a bonus track, entitled "Wherever Thorns May Grow". The Japanese edition will feature "Wherever Thorns May Grow" and an additional bonus cut by the name of "Killed by Ignition". The follow-up to ...

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New BLAZE Guitarist Explains Why He Improvised Guitar Solos

New BLAZE guitarist Oliver "Oli" Palotai (DORO) has posted the following message to the fans on the Planetblaze.com forums: "For the first time in months I had a break from touring and could use my spare time to read through the different sections of the forum. Quite some interesting stuff! Reading some topics, I thought ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Announce New Studio Album For 2005

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, the Grammy-nominated heavy rockers from North Carolina, will release an aggressive new studio album through Sanctuary Records in early 2005, to be followed by a worldwide tour. Tentatively titled "En los Brazos del Dios" (In the Arms of God), the upcoming album is among the band's heaviest in years. "We all have ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT: The Story Behind 'Once In A Million Years'

In a recent online posting, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT frontwoman Candice Night explained how she and her fiancé, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (ex-DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW), came to record a reworked version of an old German composition for the group's recently released compilation CD, "Beyond the Sunset - The Romantic Collection", which brings together 13 ballads from ...

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DAGOBA To Support SAMAEL In Europe

France's DAGOBA will be supporting SAMAEL on a tour of Scandinavia, Holland, England and Switzerland beginning in late November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 27 – Copenhagen, DEN – The Rock Nov. 28 – Malmö, SWE – KB Nov. 29 – Stockholm, SWE – Klubben Nov. 30 – Gothenburg, SWE – Musikens Hus Dec. ...

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DIABLO To Purge Evil Thoughts On Upcoming CD

Finland's DIABLO are scheduled to enter the studio in September 2005 to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively titled "Diablo: IV (The Sacrifice)". A January 2006 release is expected. Regarding the album's projected title, the group's frontman Rainer Nygård said, "The title is related to the lyrics. Once again, I will put all that poison ...

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GLENN HUGHES Completes Work On New Solo CD

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes has completed work on his new solo album, entitled "Soul Mover". Joining Hughes on the CD is RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith and ex-JANE'S ADDICTION/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist Dave Navarro, who performs on the title track and first single, "Soul Mover". Smith and Navaro also ...

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