METALLICA Add Second U.K. Date

METALLICA have added a second U.K. date to their upcoming European tour. The band will now play at London's Earls Court on December 19 in addition to their previously announced show on December 20. METALLICA European tour dates (with GODSMACK): Dec. 02 - Oslo, NOR @ Spektrum Dec. 03 - Oslo, NOR @ Spektrum Dec. ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Documentary To Be Released On DVD

"Three Days", a "warts-and-all" documentary on JANE'S ADDICTION shot during the band's last attempt at a comeback in 1997, is scheduled for release on DVD October 7. The film, which originally premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in 1999, was written and directed by Kevon Ford and Carter B. Smith. Aside from the band's members ...

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DREAMTALE Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Finland's DREAMTALE have parted ways with vocalist Tomi Viiltola and have replaced him with Jarkko Ahola. "Everything regarding this line-up change with Tomi went well and no big dramatics were involved," the band write on their web site. DREAMTALE have just released their sophomore album, "Ocean's Heart", through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN To Play In STEVE VAI's Band On G3 '03 Tour

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (DAVID LEE ROTH, MR. BIG, TALAS) will be part of STEVE VAI's backing group during the upcoming G3 '03 tour, also featuring JOE SATRIANI and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. "Some of you old timers may remember the TALAS/YNGWIE tour from 1985," Sheehan writes on his web site. "That was the tour I did ...

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AFTER FOREVER Finalize Track Listing For New EP

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER have announced the track listing for their forthcoming mini-CD, "Exordium", tentatively due before the end of October through Transmission Records. The EP, which contains four originals and two covers, was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer. In addition, the group ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: European Chart Positions Announced

DIMMU BORGIR's "Death Cult Armageddon" has entered the European album charts at the following positions: Austria: #14 Finland: #9 France: #35 Germany: #12 Netherlands: #42 Norway: #2 Switzerland: #54 "Death Cult Armageddon" was recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and is the group's "most epic, majestic, somber, evil and grimmest release to ...

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EDGUY: New Album Update

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Hey you savage fuckers! "Friends, I just thought I'd better drop you some news about the new album and how the recordings are going. Well, the work is going great, I just have to underline how relaxed everything is in ...

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