STRYPER Confirmed For Mexico's REVOLUTION METAL FEST

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have confirmed that they will take part in the first international festival Revolution Metal Fest at the Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City, Mexico on November 20. Also appearing on the bill will be SAVIOUR MACHINE, NARNIA, MORTIFICATION and EXOUSIA, among others. More information is available at ...

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MESMERIZE Finish Recording New Album

Italian traditional heavy metallers MESMERIZE have completed the recording process for their fourth album, tentatively due in February 2005 through Dragonheart Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Off the Beaten Path" is being recorded in part at drummer Andrea Garavaglia's Octopussy studio with engineer Giovanni Spinotti, who has previously worked with LABYRINTH. Songtitles set to appear ...

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Metal Legends ACCEPT To Headline Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Reunited German metal legends ACCEPT have been confirmed as one of the two headliners of the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include OVERKILL, THE HAUNTED, CHILDREN OF BODOM, UNLEASHED, AMON AMARTH, MASTERPLAN, ENSIFERUM and HEAVEN ...

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OSBOURNES Shocked By Reality Streaker

Digital Spy is reporting that while Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were presenting a prize at a British TV award ceremony Tuesday night (Oct. 26), they were stunned to find reality TV show contestant Warren Hudson jumping on stage with them wearing only a G-string. An excited Sharon declared "I want that willy, bring ...

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WAYSTED: New Album Samples Posted Online

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by former UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), have a new CD available to order via their newly launched web site. Entitled "Back from the Dead", the album contains the following track listing: 01. The Alternativa 02. Garden ...

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QUEEN Case Thrown Out Over Nationality Doubts

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that the three remaining members of the rock group QUEEN have lost a court case because they couldn't prove their nationality. Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor sued a German record label over an unsolicited release of a 1977 live recording of "We Will Rock You". A Cologne ...

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HADES Book Studio Time

HADES have booked time at Crystal Studios to record one new song which will be a bonus track on the Mausoleum Records re-release of the group's first three CDs. "[Vocalist] Alan Tecchio is writing the lyrics to a song (bassist) Jimmy Schulman and I just put together," stated guitarist Dan Lorenzo. "It combines three riffs ...

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