GREAT WHITE Announce California Benefit Shows

Southern California rockers GREAT WHITE are performing two shows this April to benefit the victims and survivors of the Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island. The dates are as follows: Apr. 22 - Ventura Theatre - Ventura, CA Apr. 25 - Ibiza Nightclub - Whittier, CA The objective is to create further awareness and provide ...

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PANTHEON I Complete Work On New EP

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349), guitarist John Espen Sagstad (ABIOTIC) and drummer Eirik Renton (SARKOM), have completed work on their new EP. A release date for the effort has yet to be announced. The group, who released a four-song demo, titled "MMIII", in April 2003, were once again ...

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THE DISSOCIATIVES To Embark On Australian Tour

THE DISSOCIATIVES, SILVERCHAIR frontman Daniel Johns' collaboration with dance producer/artist Paul Mac, have announced a limited series of Australian concerts during June/July. Tickets for these shows will go on sale at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21. Very special guests on all dates will be acclaimed Perth quartet LITTLE BIRDY. This will be their first ...

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OFFICIUM TRISTE: 'Ne Vivam' To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

Dutch "atmospheric doomsters" OFFICIUM TRISTE will be re-issuing their classic debut, "Ne Vivam", on vinyl through the Badger label. Originally released in April 1997 through Tuetonic Existence Records, the LP will be issued on 180-gram vinyl in a limited edition of 500 copies and will be available in five different colors (100 copies per color) ...

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Guitarist KELLY HAYES Quits COLD

Guitarist Kelly Hayes has left COLD and has been temporarily replaced by Matt Laughran, formerly of the pre-COLD outfit GRUNDIG. "Yes, it is true," COLD frontman Scooter Ward confirmed in a posting on the band's official message board. "Kelly has left us. and instead of canceling the tour we got Matt to fill his position ...

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MOSTLY AUTUMN Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

British Celtic-influenced progressive rock band MOSTLY AUTUMN have parted ways with drummer Jonathan Blackmore. "There is a great deal to do if the band is to achieve all we hope to do over the coming years and Jonathan felt unable to make the extra commitment which we need in terms of time and effort," the ...

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INTENSE Set Release Date For 'Second Sight'

English power metallers INTENSE have set an April 26 release date through Italy's Underground Symphony Records for their sophomore album, "Second Sight". The French pressing of the CD will surface on May 24 through NTS Records. "Second Sight" was recorded at the renowned Thin Ice Studios in Surrey with producer Karl Groom (THRESHOLD). A video ...

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