HANOI ROCKS: UK, Italian Dates Announced

The reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have announced the following European dates during November: Nov. 03 - Milton Keynes, UK @ TBA Nov. 04 - TBA, UK Nov. 06 - Dudley, UK @ TBA Nov. 07 - Bradford, UK @ TBA Nov. 08 - Newcastle, UK Telewest Arena Nov. 10 - Sheffield, UK @ TBA ...

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Former EMPEROR Drummer Speaks Out On DISSECTION Collaboration

Ex-EMPEROR drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun recently commented on the prospect of uniting with another former convict, DISSECTION mainman Jon Nödtveit, for the first DISSECTION album since Storm of the Light's Bane, which is tentatively due to be recorded next year for a 2004 release. In an interview published at the Walls Of Fire web site, ...

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OPETH Commence Mixing Process For 'Deliverance'

OPETH are due to commence the mixing process for their new album, Deliverance, today (Sunday, September 8th) at producer Andy Sneap's Backstage studio in the UK for an October 28th release. As previously reported, Deliverance will contain the "heavier" material recently laid down as part of a two-album project in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Steven ...

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Y&T Cancel San Diego Show

The reformed Y&T have cancelled their previously-announced show at Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on November 10th due to concerns over the venue's sound system. Commented mainman Dave Meniketti: "We received an email the other day from a fan about the venue Brick By Brick in San Diego. He mentioned how he had ...

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THE BLUEPRINT Record Debut EP

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have completed the recordings for their debut EP, entitled Zero*Zero*One, with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, SKINLAB) at his Backstage facility. The tracks tentatively ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN, SYMPHONY X Announce North American Tour

BLIND GUARDIAN have announced the initial routing for their first-ever North American tour, which is set to feature SYMPHONY X in the support slot. So far the following shows have been scheduled: Nov. 15 - Atlanta, GA @ ProgPower Festival Nov. 16 - Montreal, CAN @ Le Medley Nov. 17 - Toronto, CAN @ TBA ...

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