NIGHTWISH: 'Once' Certified Double-Platinum In Finland

NIGHTWISH's latest CD, "Once", has been certified double-platinum in the group's native Finland for sales in excess of 60,000 copies. As previously reported, NIGHTWISH recently inked a North American/Australian deal with Roadrunner Records. The label will be releasing "Once" later this year in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The follow-up to 2002's "Century ...

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BEATALLICA To Open For DREAM THEATER

BEATALLICA, the Internet sensation who combine the work of THE BEATLES with the sound of early METALLICA, will be opening for DREAM THEATER on Sunday, September 5 at the Barrymore Theater in Madison, WI. As previously reported, BEATALLICA will be doing a very special edition of "The Metal Show Unleashed" at the Lava Room Recording ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Set Release Date For New Album

British black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH have set a November 2 release date through Season Of Mist Records for their second full-length album, "Domine Non Es Dignus". The follow-up to 2001's "The Codex Necro" is being recorded at Necrodeath studios and will include the following cuts, among others: "Revaluation of All Value", "To Err Is ...

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B.A.R.F.: Reunion Show Scheduled In September

Quebec's grindcore "legends" B.A.R.F. have scheduled a reunion show at the Montreal Spectrum on September 3. The concert, which marks B.A.R.F.'s first live appearance in five years, is an all-ages event. Support at the show will come from GHOULUNATICS, VULGAR DELI and ATHERETIC. ...

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