'THRASH OF THE TITANS 2' Coming In October

Walter Morgan, one of the organizers behind the legendary August 2001 "Thrash of The Titans" benefit concert for Chuck Billy of TESTAMENT, has announced plans for "Thrash of The Titans 2". The festival, which is scheduled to take place in October, will be a benefit for "a kid with cancer and his family," according to ...

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TWISTED SISTER: 'Stay Hungry' CD/DVD Update

TWISTED SISTER have posted the following message on their official web site: "Fellow SMFs, "Some news regarding the CD/DVD: "When TS played the Wacken and Bang Your Head festivals last year they had an agreement with the promoters of the festivals whereas the band would allow them to use footage from their performances in future ...

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JOEY BELLADONNA: More Tour Dates Announced

Former ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna has announced the following dates during the coming months: Jun. 10 - Webster Theater - Hartford, CT Jun. 11 - Asylum - Portland, ME Jun. 12 - Jarrod's - Attleboro, MA Jul. 31 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ* Aug. 01 - Thunderdome - Baltimore, MD Aug. 05 - Crocodile ...

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German Power Metal Band Seeking Experienced Vocalist

A brand new German power metal band consisting of drummer Stefan K├Âllner (DOMAIN, ex-SYMPHORCE), guitarist Mat Braun (PSYCHOTRON) and bassist Frank Herold (PSYCHOTRON) is seeking an experienced metal vocalist (no beginners!) into the likes of CRIMSON GLORY, WARRIOR and VICIOUS RUMOURS. All nationalities are welcome. A studio in Germany and songs "are ready to feel ...

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MESHUGGAH Schedule U.K. Club Dates

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will play at least two U.K. club gigs in late June as part of their upcoming European tour. The band are expected to perform at the Mean Fiddler in London on Sunday, June 27 and at the Rock City in Nottingham on Monday, June 28. As previously reported, MESHUGGAH have ...

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LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE Ink Publishing Deal

German doom/gothic metallers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE have inked a publishing deal with Brainstorm Music Publishing (RADIOHEAD, MONSTER MAGNET, MARILYN MANSON, 3 DOORS DOWN, etc.), according to a posting on their official web site. As previously reported, LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE have set a June 28 release date through Austria's Napalm Records for their sixth album, "Ave End". The ...

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ANTHRAX To Begin Work On New Album In August

ANTHRAX will begin work on a new album in August for a tentative late spring/early summer 2005 release, guitarist Scott Ian told The Star Newspapers in a recent interview. "If we make a great record, everything else falls into place," he said. Ian also said that he is hoping the relationship the band established with ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: New Song Clip Posted Online

LIFE OF AGONY have uploaded a short clip of a new song, entitled "Love To Let U Down", at their official web site. "Love To Let U Down" is one of four tracks the band recently recorded for inclusion on their first album of new material since 1997's "Soul Searching Sun", tentatively due ...

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