NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo' Single Certified Gold

NIGHTWISH's brand-new single "Nemo" has been certified gold in Finland after selling more than 5,000 copies within one week of its release. In other news, Sonera Plaza is reporting that the group's new studio album, "Once", will be available in Finland on June 2 — several days ahead of its previously announced June 7 European ...

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Former SOILENT GREEN Bassist Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Former SOILENT GREEN bassist Scott Williams was killed Monday night (April 26) in an apparent murder-suicide. Williams and his roommate were fighting just before midnight at a home they shared in the 600 block of Bannerwood Drive in Gretna, Louisiana, according to investigator sources cited by TheNewOrleansChannel.com. Neighbors heard gunshots and called police. When officers ...

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TAROT: 1998 Live Show Available For Download

Finland's TAROT, the group led by NIGHTWISH/ex-SINERGY bassist Marco Hietala, have made available for download seven live tracks recorded in 1998 at Tulliklubi in Tampere, Finland during the final gig of the group's "For The Glory of Nothing" tour. "The tracks are 2-track DAT recordings of the live mix and contain natural flaws with levels, ...

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EVERGREY's 'Unleashed' Performance To Air This Week

A recording of EVERGREY's April 18 performance at Lava Room Recording Studios in Cleveland, Ohio as part of "The Metal Show"'s (92.3 FM WXTM) "Unleashed" live metal series will be available on the Internet for fans to listen to this week. The performance will air in its entirety on Wednesday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE To Visit Sailors On The USS NIMITZ

The progressive metal band QUEENSRŸCHE has scheduled a special visit on its spring 2004 tour. Vocalist Geoff Tate, guitarist Michael Wilton, bass guitarist Eddie Jackson, drummer Scott Rockenfield and guitarist Mike Stone will visit sailors on the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California, on April ...

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