OMEN To Support W.A.S.P. In Texas

Classic metallers OMEN have lined up the following dates during June/July: Jun. 19 - Tradate (VA), ITA - Tradate Iron Festival Jun. 21 - Arginio City, GRE - TBA Jun. 22 - Athens, GRE - TBA Jun. 23 - Thessaliniki, GRE - TBA Jun. 25-26 - Balingen, GER – Bang Your Head Jul. 23 – ...

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SAXON Name New Album

Long-running British heavy metallers SAXON have set "Lionheart" as the title of their new album, due on September 20 through SPV Records. Taking care of all drumming duties on the CD is Jörg Michael (STRATOVARIUS), who will also join the group on their upcoming tour, according to Germany's Rock Hard magazine. Previous SAXON skinsman Fritz ...

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UNLEASHED: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new UNLEASHED track, titled "Winterland", has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Winterland" comes off the legendary Swedish death metal band's seventh studio album, "Sworn Allegiance", due on July 26 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Hell's Unleashed" was recorded and mixed by Fredrik Folkare at ...

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Ex-TROUBLE/ZOETROPE Drummer To Play With DEBRIS INC.

Former TROUBLE/ZOETROPE drummer Barry Stern will be sitting behind the kit for DEBRIS INC. when they perform at the Templars of Doom Festival in Indianapolis on June 19. He will also be playing with the band at their Templars warm-up date on June 17 at the Liar's Club in Chicago, Illinois. DEBRIS INC. is the ...

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CHIMAIRA To Co-Headline ROADRAGE Tour

CHIMAIRA will be teaming up with three other Roadrunner acts (who will be named in the next few days) in August to co-headline the return of a USA RoadRage tour. Dates, venues and bands will be announced shortly. In other news, the second CHIMAIRA show in Greece (Thessaloniki) has been canceled due to "venue problems," ...

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DEATHSTARS To Support DISSECTION In Stockholm

Sweden's DEATHSTARS have been booked as the opening act for the DISSECTION comeback show on October 30 at Klubben in Stockholm. As previously reported, DEATHSTARS' debut album, "Synthetic Generation" — originally issued in Sweden in March 2002 via the Universal affiliate LED Recordings — was released through Nuclear Blast last November. The Swedish band, in ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Members Form New Band

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro has teamed up with Chris Chaney and Stephen Perkins, also of JANE'S ADDICTION, and former SKYCYCLE singer Steve Isaacs in a brand-new band. "[Steve] actually used to be an MTV VJ," Navarro told MTV.com. "He went by the name of Spooky around town. Long black hair and kind of that ...

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