GRAHAM BONNET: Paladino's Gig Cancelled

Legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) has been forced to cancel tonight's (Jan. 23) gig at Paladino's in Tarzana, California. According to a posting on his web site, "Graham has serious sinus infection and will be on antibiotics for two weeks. Graham has been seeing the doctor to see if ...

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LIONSHEART Sign With FRONTIERS RECORDS

LIONSHEART, the early '90s British melodic rock outfit fronted by former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT singer Steve Grimmett, have inked a European deal with Frontiers Records. "Contracts are also being finalized with a U.S. label who is keen to take North America, Canada and some of South America," reads a post on the band's web site. The ...

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PRIMORDIAL Hard At Work On Album Number Five

Irish "dark metal" band PRIMORDIAL are in the process of putting together material for their fifth album, which promises to be "darker and considerably longer than before," according to vocalist A.A. Nemtheanga. In other news, PRIMORDIAL's 1993 demo, "Dark Romanticism", will be re-released by Karmageddon Media with four extra live tracks from 1993 (featuring two ...

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EMERALD Set Release Date For 'Forces Of Doom'

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have set a February 23 European release date through Shark Records/Crazy Life Music for their third full-length album, "Forces Of Doom" (view cover artwork here). The follow-up to 2002's "Calling The Knights" was recorded at Mohrmann Studios in Bochum, Germany with producers Detlef Mohrmann and Axel Thubeauville. Included on ...

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LAID TO UNREST: Demo Cuts Available For Download

LAID TO UNREST, the Swedish project featuring AMON AMARTH/CURRICULUM MORTIS drummer Fredrik Andersson and KAPUT!/ ORCHARDS OF ODENWRATH guitarist Zack Z., have posted two song from their "Pre-arranged Funeral Activity" demo at their official web site. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Pre-arranged Funeral Activity (mp3) 02. Incineration of the ...

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SKEW SISKIN To Tour Germany In March

Germany's SKEW SISKIN, the high-octane rock 'n' roll band fronted by Nina C. Alice, will embark on a German headlining club tour beginning in mid-March. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 14 – Osnabrueck, GER @ N8 Mar. 16 - Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik Mar. 19 - Berlin, GER @ Knaack Mar. 20 ...

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SECRET SPHERE Complete First Video

Italian melodic metallers SECRET SPHERE have finished shooting their very first video, "More Than Simple Emotions", taken from their latest release, "Scent Of Human Desire". The clip, featuring session drummer Rha Stranges of FALLIN' TIMES, will be available around the end of January. At the moment, the band are working on new material and will ...

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SEPULTURA Launch Brazilian Mini-Tour

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will embark on a series of shows in their home country this week as part of the Roorback Tour Brazil 2004. In February, the quartet have two shows scheduled in Europe: February 27 in Athens, Greece and February 29 in Granada, Spain (Piorno Rock Festival). A U.S. tour may follow in March. ...

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DAMAGEPLAN To Sign Copies Of New Album At Dallas In-Store

DAMAGEPLAN, the new band featuring former PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums), ex-HALFORD/DIESEL MACHINE guitarist Patrick Lachman (on lead vocals), and bassist Bob Zilla, will be signing copies of their debut album, "New Found Power", on Tuesday, February 10 at Tower Records in Dallas, Texas. The signing session will begin at 5:00 ...

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