SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT To Sponsor OZZFEST For Fourth Year

Sony Computer Entertainment America will reunite with the long-running summer festival Ozzfest as a sponsor for a fourth year. As a veteran sponsor, Sony Computer Entertainment America is giving fans the chance to win tickets to witness the historic BLACK SABBATH and JUDAS PRIEST reunions along with the music of SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, HATEBREED, and Zakk ...

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GLORIA MORTI Bassist Joins IRON MAIDEN Tribute Band

Jukka Salonen, bassist for Finnish black metallers GLORIA MORTI, has joined the ranks of MAIDEN HELL, a Finnish IRON MAIDEN tribute band. For more information, visit www.maidenhell.com. GLORIA MORTI's debut album, "Lifestream Corrosion", is scheduled for release in August through Japan's World Chaos Productions. A Scandinavian release through Firebox Records will follow in ...

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MÖRK GRYNING: In Writing Mode

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING are currently working on material for a new album, which they hope to record during the coming months. The group, who recently acquired a new bassist, are searching for a new record label (the group's previous output was released through No Fashion Records). Upcoming MÖRK GRYNING shows: Jul. 25 - ...

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ULI JON ROTH/MICHAEL SCHENKER: First Tour Dates Announced

The first three dates have been announced for the forthcoming American tour featuring guitar legends Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) and Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO). As previously reported, the tour will comprise of approximately 20 shows some of the concerts are also going to feature George Lynch. Both Uli and Michael are going to play a ...

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PANTHEON I Finish Recording Full-Length Debut

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349), guitarist John Espen Sagstad (ABIOTIC) and drummer Eirik Renton (SARKOM), have set "Atrocity Divine" as the title of their debut full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. The CD "turned out to be an even more brutal and dark album ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: RUSH, ATREYU, UNEARTH, NEUROSIS

RUSH's brand-new CD, "Feedback", a collection of covers of classics popularized by the likes of THE WHO, CREAM, BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and THE YARDBIRDS, has sold 48,006 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 19 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ATREYU's "Curse" registered a first-week tally of 34,144, landing at ...

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AMON AMARTH Finalize Track Listing, Release Date For New Album

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Fate of Norns", due on September 6 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to last year's "Versus The World", "Fate of Norns" (which refers to the three Norns — or "godesses of fate" — Urd, Skuld and Verdandi, who, in Scandinavian mythology, sit ...

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NIKKI SIXX To Sue DRAGONFLY CLOTHING

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION/MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "The good, the bad and the ugly "The good: Finally [wife] Donna and I are taking the kids on a vacation. 10 days of nothing but sun, sun and more sun. A well-deserved break ...

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