HAMMERFALL: The Accident Aftermath

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "As those of you who have visited this site in the past two weeks know by now, I was involved in a pretty serious motorcycle accident almost two weeks ago. I am lucky to be alive, and even luckier that ...

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ETERNAL GRAY To Collaborate With MORBID ANGEL Singer

Israeli death metallers ETERNAL GRAY have announced plans to collaborate with MORBID ANGEL frontman Steve Tucker on their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. "We think that working in cooperation with such a great person and a metal monster will take us towards our goal, the goal of making high-quality ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Frontman Sacrifices His Health For Metal

SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo has posted the following tour report on the band's official web site: "August 20th - I did my regular thing today with some extremely unimportant variations. Sharing a bed with a beautiful woman is absolutely some sweet perfection. Especially at night. Especially in the morning. Warm skin on skin. That ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Compares New Album To The Early Classics

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson recently spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about the group's upcoming album, "Dance Of Death", due on September 9 through Columbia Records. "It's a bit more sophisticated than [classic MAIDEN albums like 'Killers', 'Piece of Mind' and 'Number of the Beast'], I suppose," Dickinson said, "but in terms of the energy, ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's School Of Hard Rocks

IcBirmingham.co.uk reports that the Ozzy Osbourne Academy of Performing Arts could soon help youngsters forge a showbiz career if community leaders in Aston, England have their way. The former BLACK SABBATH singer, who was born in Lodge Road, Aston, and attended Birchfield Road School, is being invited to be patron of the new facility to ...

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MORTICIAN Announce New Drummer

New York-based death metallers MORTICIAN have announced the addition of drummer Sam Inzerra to the group's ranks. The band will be touring Europe in the fall as part of the "Bonded By Metal Over Europe 2003" tour, also featuring EXODUS, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, AGENT STEEL, GOD DETHRONED, GRAVE, CALLENISH CIRCLE and OCCULT. "Bonded By Metal Over ...

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