SLAYER Cause Mayhem At London In-Store Signing

SLAYER caused mayhem during their in-store signing session at HMV's Oxford Street store in London, England on Tuesday, July 16th, according to Kerrang!. A spokesperson for HMV's press department told the magazine, "It was total pandemonium, people arrived for SLAYER as soon as the doors opened at 9:30 AM, by lunch there was a queue ...

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Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Bassist To Guest On EDGE OF TIME CD

The forthcoming debut album from EDGE OF TIME, the new band formed by Italian frontman Chris Heaven and ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer Michael Von Knorring, will feature a guest appearance by former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN bassist Svante Henryson. As previously reported, the album will also include a guest spot by MASTERPLAN/ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow. ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE, PRIMORDIAL, MERCENARY Line Up Benelux Dates

Holland's CALLENISH CIRCLE, Ireland's PRIMORDIAL and Denmark's MERCENARY will team up for a mini-tour of the Benelux in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 26 – Arnhem, NETH @ Goudvishal Sep. 27 – Rotterdam, NETH @ Baroeg Sep. 28 – Geel, BEL @ JH De Bogaard Sep. 29 – Groningen, NETH @ Simplon ...

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WHITESNAKE To Reform For European Tour

WHITESNAKE are set to reunite for a European tour in early 2003 to promote a new double CD compilation, entitled 25 Years Of Whitesnake, which is due to be issued EMI Records in February. Negotiations are reportedly yet to be finalized, but strong rumors indicate that guitarist/songwriter John Sykes will be involved. If it does ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Withdraw From UK's MONSTERS OF ROCK Tour

Contrary to last week's announcement, THE WILDHEARTS will NOT be taking part in the Monsters Of Rock tour (featuring ALICE COOPER and THUNDER) of the UK during November, according to the group's official web site. "The band would like apologize to anyone who may have bought tickets for any of the advertised shows," states a ...

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CRYSTAL EYES Commence Work On "Vengeance Descending"

Sweden's CRYSTAL EYES have commenced the recording sessions for their third full-length album, entitled Vengeance Descending, at their own studio, where they expect to spend up to two months before moving over to another facility for the mixing and mastering process. Among the tracks set to appear on the upcoming album are the following: 01. ...

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EMPEROR: Guitar Picks For Sale

EMPEROR Icon E guitar picks (black picks with silver Icon E) can now be purchased through the group's official web site for $3 each (Europe)/$4 (rest of the world). Limited stock! Send cash to: Nocturnal Art Productions PO. Box 4 3671 Notodden Norway ...

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