STRYPER Add More Reunion Tour Shows

More dates have been announced for STRYPER's first-ever reunion tour, the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which will coincide with the quartet's 20th anniversary, is slated to kick off October 2 in Springfield, Virginia. The tour will run across the United States, playing approximately 30 concerts in all. ...

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G3 '03: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the G3 '03 tour, featuring JOE SATRIANI, STEVE VAI, and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 09 - Dodge Theatre - Phoenix, AZ Oct. 10 - House Of Blues - Las Vegas, NV Oct. 11 - Humphrey's By The Bay - San Diego, CA Oct. ...

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VOIVOD To Open For OZZY OSBOURNE In Europe

Veteran Montreal-based metallers VOIVOD, featuring former METALLICA and current OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Jason "Jasonic" Newsted, have been confirmed as the opening act on OSBOURNE's upcoming European tour, scheduled to kick off on September 9 in Rotterdam, Holland. VOIVOD will fill the slot originally occupied by GODSMACK, who pulled out of the tour in early July ...

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EXODUS Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Legendary San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have officially signed with Nuclear Blast Records. The group's much-anticipated comeback CD, "Tempo Of The Damned", was recorded at Prairie Sun and Tsunami studios in Northern California with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, SKINLAB, ARCH ENEMY) and is scheduled for release on February 2, 2004 — the two-year ...

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GOD FORBID Finish Recording New Album

New Jersey quintet GOD FORBID have completed the recording process for their highly anticipated third full-length album. The new offering, "Gone Forever", was recorded at Trax East Studios by Eric Rachel (ATREYU, A LIFE ONCE LOST) and is currently set for an early 2004 release through Century Media Records. The album will be mastered by ...

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Unsigned Heavy Metal Band Sent To Play For American Troops In Middle East

Will Jordan of NashvilleCityPaper.com reports that on May 8, unsigned heavy metal band GENEVA became the first artists the Department of Defense and Armed Forces Entertainment sent to play for American troops in the Middle East since Operation Iraqi Freedom began, according to the band. "The Gallatin-based, leather-wearing 'hair band,' comprised of Geneva Keene (lead ...

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STAIND, SEVENDUST, LO-PRO: First Tour Dates Announced

The first four dates of SEVENDUST's upcoming tour with STAIND and LO-PRO have been announced. They are as follows: Sep. 27 - Camden, NJ - Tweeter Center Sep. 30 - New York, NY - Roseland Ballroom Oct. 05 - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Oct. 07 - Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle As previously reported, ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Embark On Headlining Tour

MARILYN MANSON will embark on a headlining U.S. tour starting October 10 in Los Angeles. The 15-date run, which will include a mix of theaters and auditoriums, is scheduled to conclude on November 1 in New Orleans. MARILYN MANSON will be touring in support of his latest release, "The Golden Age of the Grotesque", which ...

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