DARKANE Cancel SUMMER BREEZE Appearance

Sweden's DARKANE have been forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Summer Breeze festival, scheduled to take place Aug. 21-23, 2003 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The following is DARKANE's official statement explaining their decision to pull out of the event: "We are very sorry that we are not going to play Summer Breeze this year, ...

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DAYS OF THE NEW Singer To Perform Solo Gig

DAYS OF THE NEW frontman Travis Meeks will be performing a special solo gig at The Algoma Club (above The Water City Grill) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Saturday, August 16. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. and tickets are priced at $20.00. Only 165 tickets are available for this event. For more information, call (920) 233-3004. ...

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LOSTPROPHETS Cancel U.K. Dates

LOSTPROPHETS have been forced to cancel all of their previously announced U.K. dates in order to complete work on their new album, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled effort is currently being mixed at a Los Angeles studio with producer Eric Valentine, who has previously worked with QUEENS OF THE ...

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ANDREW W.K. Announces Headlining Tour

ANDREW W.K. has announced the following headlining dates during August/September: Aug. 17 - New Orleans, LA @ The Parish Aug. 18 - Houston, TX @ Engine Room Aug. 19 - Dallas, TX @ Tree's Aug. 20 - Austin, TX @ Mercury Aug. 21 - El Paso, TX @ Club 101 Aug. 22 - Las Vegas, ...

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RETURN TO THE SABBAT To Play London In November

Following the outstanding success of their London show in March this year, RETURN TO THE SABBAT, the British band fronted by former SKYCLAD singer Martin Walkyier, have announced a second "assault" upon England's capital city on Saturday, November 15. This concert will take place at The Camden Underworld, 174 Camden High Street, London, NW1 0NE. ...

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7 HOURS LATER To Open For STRYPER On The West Coast

Cincinnati-based 7 HOURS LATER have been chosen as the opening act for the West Coast leg of the STRYPER 20th Anniversary Reunion Tour in support of their new CD, "7: The Best Of Stryper", on Hollywood Records. Longtime friend of 7 HOURS LATER guitarist Lynn Edward Glezen, STRYPER's own Robert Sweet lent his talent to ...

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TOMMY LEE Has 'Friendly' Drink With BLU CANTRELL

The New York Daily News is reporting that Tommy Lee, now split from Mayte Garcia (the ex-wife formerly known as Mrs. Prince), had a friendly drink with R&B singer Blu Cantrell the other night at the Four Seasons hotel here. "Blu's a huge heavy-metal fan," says a friend. "She loves MÖTLEY CRÜE." Like Tommy, she ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Arrested After Hitting Man With Car

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher of Newsday is reporting that IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain was arrested and charged with assault yesterday (July 26) after intentionally hitting a parking attendant with his car before a concert at the Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater, state park police said. Michael "Nicko" McBrain, 51, of London, was trying to ...

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DOPE: Casting Call For Video Shoot

In preparation for the release of the new DOPE album, "Group Therapy", the band will be filming a video for the song "I Am". The shoot is planned for Saturday, August 2, and will take place ay Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in New York City. The song is about being who you are and the ...

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