ANATHEMA To Play Acoustic Gig With String Quartet

The U.K.'s ANATHEMA will play a special acoustic gig with a string quartet on Friday, February 27 at The Picket music club in Liverpool. The group will be playing a few selected songs on acoustic guitars and pianos with a string quartet from the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, according to a post on the band's web ...

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Review: DEEP PURPLE 'Dissed' Their Classic

Vit Wagner of The Toronto Star reviewed DEEP PURPLE's headlining appearance at Massey Hall Thursday night (Feb. 26). "I'll admit, skeptical as I was going in, that DEEP PURPLE sucked me into their blistering recreation of the 1972 prog/metal classic 'Machine Head' at Massey Hall last night — that was until they switched the sequence ...

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TANKARD: Greek Dates Revised

Veteran German thrashers TANKARD have changed the dates and venues of their two Greek shows in May. The revised dates are as follows: May 07 – Thessaloniki, GRE @ Mylos Xilourgio May 08 – Athens, GRE @ An Club As previously reported, TANKARD's new album, "Beast of Bourbon", is scheduled for release on March 22 ...

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RED HARVEST: Video Footage From Recording Sessions Posted Online

Norway's RED HARVEST have posted video footage from the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2002's "Sick Transit Gloria Mundi", tentatively due early summer through Nocturnal Art Productions. The album is being recorded at Subsonic Society studios and is scheduled to be mixed in May at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Check out the videos: ...

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MELDRUM Jam With LEMMY: Photos Available

MELDRUM, the Swedish band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), have posted photos taken at their Jan. 20 gig at Club Lingerie in Hollywood, California, where they were joined by MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister for a rendition of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "No Class" (a song previously covered ...

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NIGHTWISH: More Studio Photos Posted Online

Finland's NIGHTWISH have posted more photos from the recording sessions for their new album, "Once", at their official web site. Check out the slide-show at this location. As previously reported, "Once" is tentatively due in June through Spinefarm/Universal Records in Finland and Nuclear Blast in continental Europe. A release date for the ...

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