AGATHODAIMON Rework Track For Upcoming Compilation

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON have recorded a new version of the track "Sacred Divinity" (originally featured on Chapter III) for use on the upcoming compilation album Beauty In Darkness Vol. 6. The new recording was reportedly completely sung by Ophelia, who had previously contributed vocals to the song "Near Dark" on the band's debut, Blacken ...

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DREAM THEATER's MIKE PORTNOY Sweeps Modern Drummer Poll

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has once again swept the Modern Drummer magazine polls by taking the "Best Progressive Rock Drummer" award for the eighth year in a row, in addition to coming in at top in the "Best Clinician", "Best Educational Video/DVD", and "Recorded Performance Of The Year" categories. ...

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DEE SNIDER East Coast Dates Announced

Former TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider and his current touring band—AJ Pero (ex-TWISTED SISTER, drums), Dan McCafferty (guitar), Tony Palmucci (guitar), and Freddy Villano (bass)—have lined up the following dates during June: Jun. 14 - TBA - NJ Jun. 15 - The Webster Theatre - Hartford CT Jun. 21 - The Downtown – Farmingdale, NY ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Record DVD, CD On European Tour

Veteran Canadian metallers ANNIHILATOR are reportedly planning on filming a DVD in addition to the recording of a live album on the group's current European headlining tour. The projected DVD release will reportedly include live footage filmed during the same show as the live CD, plus approximately 60 minutes' worth of additional material (i.e. family ...

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STAR ONE Shine With Impressive Dutch, German Chart Debuts

STAR ONE's Space Metal CD debuted at position #3 in the Dutch alternative chart list and at position #60 in the Dutch Pop Album charts. The album also debuted at position #70 in the German Media Control charts. STAR ONE's Space Metal, the project led by AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE), features a cast ...

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