MANNHAI Confirmed For Finland's ILOSAARIROCK 2004 Festival

Finnish "stoner rockers" MANNHAI, who feature in their ranks former AMORPHIS bassist Oppu Laine and ex-XYSMA frontman Joanitor Muurinen, have been confirmed for the Ilosaarirock 2004 festival, a three-day event set to take place July 16-18 in Joensuu, Finland. Other groups scheduled to perform at the festival include CRADLE OF FILTH, SENTENCED, THE 69 EYES, ...

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Report: SLIPKNOT's JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR Did 90 Percent Business

SLIPKNOT's Jägermeister Music Tour with FEAR FACTORY and CHIMAIRA did 90% business at venues ranging from 1,500- to 6,000-seat capacities, according to Billboard magazine. The tour wrapped May 14 at Memorial Hall in Sacramento, Calif. "This was the biggest, best-ever Jäger tour, and it's still building momentum," said Rich Levy, VP of booking, national sales ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Single Delayed — Again

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have once again pushed back the release date of their new single, "Mein Teil" — this time to June 28. "Mein Teil" comes off the group's long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Mutter", tentatively due on September 20. As previously reported, the recording sessions for the new RAMMSTEIN album took place in Spain ...

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MY RUIN To Open For SLIPKNOT In London

According to a posting on their official web site, MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., will be the "special guests" of SLIPKNOT at their one-off show at the London Astoria on Monday, May 24. As previously reported, MY RUIN recently announced the addition of former SYSTEMATIC bassist Johnny ...

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ULI JON ROTH Postpones Touring Activities Until Late Summer

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) has decided to postpone all touring activities until the end of the summer in order to be able to fully concentrate on the production of the "Requiem For An Angel" project, which he has been working on for quite some time now. The string players of the Sky Orchestra ...

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STATIC-X To Release Collection Of Rarities

STATIC-X will be issuing a collection of rarities, entitled "Beneath, Between, Beyond", in July. No further details are available at this time. As previously reported, STATIC-X's video for the track "So" has been posted online at the Warner/Reprise web site. Check it out: Broadband, Dial-Up. "So" comes off the group's third ...

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