RACER X Auction Off Drum Heads For Charity

One-of-a-kind drum heads from RACER X's "Getting Heavier" recording sessions are being auctioned off via eBay, with all proceeds go to charity. For more information, click here. RACER X feature in their ranks JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis, ex-MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert, and ex-BADLANDS drummer Jeff Martin (on vocals). The group's new ...

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NIGHTINGALE's DAN SWANÖ To Participate In Online Chat

Apocalyptic Raids, the official radio show of Appropriate Apocalypse, will be sponsoring an online chat/NIGHTINGALE listening party on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST. NIGHTINGALE mainman Dan Swanö will be in the chat room answering questions and discussing the new NIGHTINGALE album "Alive Again". The entire record will be played, as ...

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ICED EARTH's 'The Glorious Burden': More Song Titles Revealed

ICED EARTH mastermind Jon Schaffer has revealed several more song titles that are set to be included on the group's upcoming "Glorious Burden" CD, due in late spring/early summer. The guitarist — who is simultaneously working on the material for the sophomore effort from DEMONS & WIZARDS, his side project with BLIND GUARDIAN's Hansi Kursch ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Set Release Date For 'Jaded'

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have set Mar. 3, 2003 as the release date through Spinefarm Records for their new album, entitled "Jaded". A single will precede the album on Feb. 3. "Jaded" was recorded at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland and features a "much heavier and faster" musical direction than before, according to guitarist Joonas "Jope" Koto. ...

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RATT Announce Washington Gig

RATT have announced a gig at Broadway Club in Everett, Washington on Dec. 14. Three more Washington shows will take place during January. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Cancel U.K. Tour

THE ALMIGHTY have officially cancelled their December U.K. tour. The following is the group's statement on the matter: "With great sadness, we announce the UK tour in December has been cancelled. With slow ticket sales for the shows scheduled for THE ALMIGHTY in December and after careful consideration, [THE ALMIGHTY frontman] Ricky [Warwick] has made ...

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DEMON DRIVE To Release '…Four Play' In March

German melodic rockers DEMON DRIVE (formerly known as CASANOVA) have set Mar. 10, 2003 as the release date through Escape Music for their new album, "…Four Play". 01. Roller Coaster Ride 02. Devil Woman 03. Misdemeanour 04. Dance Into The Music 05. Here Comes That Feelin' Again 06. She Goes... 07. Waterfall 08. Northern Light ...

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