CLAWFINGER Continue Work On New CD, Add New Family Member

Swedish rap-metallers CLAWFINGER have finished writing 10 new songs and have another 3-4 that are half ready, according to the latest posting by band vocalist Zak Tell, “but we need at least 10 more songs before we have enough material to choose from in order to make sure that it's a top quality album that ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Cancel Moscow Date

Finland's SONATA ARCTICA were forced to cancel their planned concert in Moscow on May 18th after they were unable to locate an available venue to hold the gig. The band are hoping to reschedule the show to a later date. ...

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VANDEN PLAS Line Up Guest Appearances, Reschedule Dates

VANDEN PLAS drummer Andreas Lill has recorded drums for Danish guitarist Torben Enevoldsen's project SECTOR A. Derek Sherinian (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ex-DREAM THEATER) will play keyboards, and Andy Engberg (ex-LION'S SHARE) will handle the vocals on the upcoming CD. In related news, Lill and VANDEN PLAS singer Andy Kuntz have teamed up with ELEGY frontman Ian Parry, ...

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PINK To Cover GUNS N' ROSES Classic On Upcoming Tour

Rising pop star PINK will reportedly be covering the GUNS N' ROSES classic "Sweet Child O' Mine" on her upcoming tour, according to Rolling Stone magazine. PINK, whose latest release, Missundaztood, has been certifed double-platinum for sales in excess of two million copies in the US, is said to be a longtime GNR fan. In ...

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NAPALM DEATH Vs. BOLT THROWER: Let The Mud-Slinging Begin!

A public war of words has erupted between NAPALM DEATH and BOLT THROWER over what is being perceived as a mutual lack of respect and behind-the-scenes bickering that has apparently been going on for years. Although personal issues between the two camps have been brewing for quite some time now, the tension between the pioneering ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, SLIPKNOT Confirmed For UK's READING, LEEDS Festivals

GUNS N' ROSES and SLIPKNOT have reportedly been confirmed for the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals, which are scheduled to take place between Friday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 25th. Although the full line-up will not be officially announced until later today, NME has reported that FOO FIGHTERS will be another headliner at the festival, ...

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