DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT PACKAGE Debuts Featuring HALFORD Live Concert

With the record industry scrambling for ways to service the downloading audience, DEP Music TM is introducing a new digital media which allows the packaging of all promotional, media, artwork, audio and video elements of established and breaking bands bringing it to the fan bases with a very friendly and easy-to-use interface. Known by millions ...

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THE HAUNTED Singer To Guest On PREACHER EP

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving is in talks to record a guest vocal track on the upcoming EP from the Vancouver-based metal band PREACHER. The disc, which is tentatively due later in the year, will also include guest appearances by guitarist Christofer Malmström (DARKANE) and drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen (THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND, GOD AWAKENS ...

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HATEBREED Confirmed For Second Installment Of 'Headbanger's Ball Tour'

HATEBREED have been confirmed for the second installment of the "Headbanger's Ball Tour" starting in late March. More details will be made available soon. HATEBREED will also be co-headlining the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. HATEBREED's most ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: DVD Track Listing Revealed

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have announced the track listing for their long-awaited live DVD, due in late April/early May through the Cleopatra label. As previously reported, the as-yet-untitled disc is expected to include footage of the band performing at the Bash On Ash in Tempe, Arizona last July. DVD track listing: 01. No Place For Disgrace ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD To Host Reality-Based Sports TV Series

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield, who is said to be an "avid hockey fan," will host a two-part look at the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche beginning this Thursday, Feb. 12 at 10 p.m. (ET) on ESPN immediately following Thursday Night Hockey (Colorado at St. Louis or Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m. ET). ...

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ICED EARTH Drummer RICHARD CHRISTY Issues Latest Update

Drummer Richard Christy (ICED EARTH, ex-DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) has issued the following update on his current activities: "My band BURNING INSIDE is confirmed to play the Sun N' Steel Metal Fest in Tampa, Florida the weekend of March 6 and 7. BURNING INSIDE is also playing the Sunshine Plaza Performing Arts Center, 2400 S. Ridgewood ...

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DESTRUCTION Speak Out Against 'Money-Hungry' European Record Stores

German thrashers DESTRUCTION are continuing to receive complains from fans who are being asked to pay double-CD prices for the special-edition "Metal Discharge" double-CD — an album originally intended by the band and their label (Nuclear Blast) to be sold for the price of a single-CD release. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "We all ...

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