ELECTRIC WIZARD To Perform Their Last Show Ever

Due to circumstances that will soon be divulged, ELECTRIC WIZARD will be performing their last live show EVER this Thursday, June 27th at the Khyber Pass in Philadelphia, according to Stoner Rock. The remaining dates on the ELECTRIC WIZARD / SONS OF OTIS / UNEARTHLY TRANCE tour are as follows: Jun. 26 - Brooklyn, NY ...

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VADER Reach Polish Top 20

VADER's latest effort, Revelations, has reportedly ended up as No. 20 on the Top 100 best-selling albums in Poland during the month of May. In other news, VADER are scheduled to embark on a Japanese tour at the end of October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 28 – Tokyo, JAP @ On Air West ...

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HADES: No More Live Shows?

HADES appear to be on the verge of taking an extended break from the live stage. According to guitarist Dan Lorenzo, "we THINK we've decided to stop playing indefinitely—too much work for too little reward. If a great European festival offer came around I'm sure we'd consider it though. We have a four-page spread in ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Spokesperson: No Release Date Scheduled

GUNS N' ROSES' forthcoming album, Chinese Democracy, will not see the light of day in early September, a spokesperson for the group's record company has told Launch. The Interscope/Geffen Records representative spoke to the band's management, who replied to the unsubstantiated rumor, "Where are they getting this from?" The report of the Labor Day release ...

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LAKE OF TEARS: "The Neonai" Samples Posted Online

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have posted an MP3 containing samples of three songs ("Down the Nile", "Sorcerers", and "Nathalie And the Fireflies") from their forthcoming fifth full-length album, entitled The Neonai, at this location. The Neonai was recorded with producer Ulf Wahlberg at Stockholm's XTC studios, and is set for release on August ...

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Former DEEP PURPLE Guitarist To Be Portrayed In Upcoming Movie

British newspaper Sunday Mail reports: "Rising star Iain Robertson is to play guitar legend and DEEP PURPLE founder Ritchie Blackmore in a new rock movie, Telstar. Robertson, who was in SMALL FACES, will appear with ex-Eastender Paul Nicholls as a member of THE TORNADOS, who had a hit with Telstar. Lock Stock and Two Smoking ...

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Former MEGADETH Members Unite In New Band, Vocalist Needed

MEGADETH alumni David Ellefson (bass), Jimmy DeGrasso (drums), Al Pitrelli (guitar) and Marty Friedman (guitar) have formed a new band together, and are in search of vocalist. A band moniker has yet to be disclosed. To audition for the vocalist opening, please send material (i.e. CD/tape, photo, bio, etc.) to Entertainment Services Unlimited at: Entertainment ...

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THE PROJECT HATE, 2 TON PREDATOR To Play TUSKA 2002 Club Gig

THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame, and fellow Swedes 2 TON PREDATOR will play at Tavastia Club in Helsinki, Finland on July 12th as part of the Tuska 2002 festival. In its fifth installment, Tuska 2002 festival (which is scheduled to take place on July 12-14 in the Kaisaniemi park in the ...

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