JIMMY BAIN Out Of DIO?

According to Germany's Rock Hard magazine, bassist Jimmy Bain is rumored to have left DIO and hooked up with drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) and guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT) in a new, as-yet-singerless project. Cavazo was previously reported to be writing songs with former LYNCH MOB vocalist Oni Logan. No further information is ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Spotted In California, Band Prepare To Record

JUDAS PRIEST have denied reports that the band are recording their new album in California after Glenn Tipton (guitar), K.K. Downing (guitar) and Scott Travis (drums) were spotted there over the weekend. Writing to the group's official message board, PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews said, "Glenn, K.K. and Scott were only in Anaheim on Saturday ...

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DIABLO: 'Read My Scars' Video Posted Online

DIABLO's video for the track "Read My Scars" has been posted online at this location. "Read My Scars" is the first single off the Finnish aggro-metallers' third album, "Eternium", which was released Friday (January 16) through Gaga Goodies/Poko Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Renaissance" was recorded at Fantom studios and is being described ...

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TESTAMENT Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have been confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Bang Your Head festival, set to take place June 25-26 in Balingen, Germany. The list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the event looks as follows: ALICE COOPER WHITE LION QUEENSRĊ¸CHE TESTAMENT MAGNUM CHILDREN OF BODOM U.F.O. GOTTHARD ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted the following message on their official web site: "Some good news for those of you having problems getting hold of our earlier releases: "Both 'The Gallery' (1995) and 'The Mind's I' (1997) will be re-released in special remastered deluxe editions, featuring brand new booklet layouts as well as a massive ...

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