SWEDEN ROCK Festival Nearing Sell-Out

Last year, Sweden Rock festival sold out all the 15,000 two-day tickets two days before the first band took the stage. That was actually the first time ever the festival was sold out. This year the tickets will sell out much earlier. As of today, more than 13,000 of the 16,000 three-day tickets have been ...

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OBLITERATION Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

New York death metallers OBLITERATION have parted ways with rhythm guitarist Cesar Vallejo. "I have left the band due to other obligations," Cesar told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "However, there is no bad blood between us." OBLITERATION are currently seeking a new guitarist as well as bassist. Interested parties can contact the group by using the information located ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE To Support DISMEMBER In September

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE will embark on a short Benelux mini-tour with Swedish old-school death metal legend DISMEMBER in September. Two shows in Holland and one show in Belgium are confirmed. Other bands on the bill are Dutch thrashers OCCULT and the Swedish band HEARSE, featuring former ARCH ENEMY vocalist Johan Liiva. JUDGEMENT ...

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BUDGIE: Early Albums To Be Reissued

BUDGIE will be headlining an open-air festival near Lublin, Poland on Saturday, May 1 to commemorate Poland's entry into the European Union. In other news, plans exist for BUDGIE's entire back catalogue to be reissued in a remaster series. Each CD will have notes from interviews with the band about their recollections of the albums ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL Has No Fear About Facing PHILIP ANSELMO

DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell was recently asked by Belgium's Concreteweb.be what might happen if he were to run into his former PANTERA bandmate, SUPERJOINT RITUAL singer Philip Anselmo, at a festival somewhere. "What will I do? I don't fear that day ever!" Dimebag replied. "I just get on with my business, and do my fucking ...

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MAJESTY Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Germany's MAJESTY have parted ways with rhythm guitarist Udo Keppner and are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties can contact the group at [email protected] In other news, MAJESTY recently replaced bassist Martin Hehn with Marcus Bielenberg. "Marcus already mastered his first gigs in Poland and in the Czech Republic fantastically and he is a true ...

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