FULL STRIKE Enter Swedish Metal Chart, Line Up Festival Gigs

Sweden's FULL STRIKE, the project formed by HAMMERFALL guitarist Stefan Elmgren, ex-LOST HORIZON vocalist Niclas Jonsson, and ex-CRAWLEY bassist Chris Savage Goldsmith, entered the Swedish metal charts at position #6 with their debut album, entitled We Will Rise. In other news, FULL STRIKE have been confirmed for the following festivals during August: Aug. 12 – ...

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KAMELOT Prepare To Record New Album

Melodic metal gods KAMELOT will begin recording their as-yet-untitled follow-up to Karma in two weeks at a private studio in Tampa, Florida, where all the drums will be tracked, before moving over to Gate Studios in Wolfsburg, German for a two-month session with producer Sascha Paeth. A late 2002 or early 2003 release through Sanctuary/Metal-Is ...

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CANDLEMASS: Support Acts For London Show Revealed

The reunited CANDLEMASS will be supported by RETURN TO THE SABBAT (featuring ex-SKYCLAD singer Martin Walkyier), THE DUKES OF NOTHING (featuring former members of IRON MONKEY), DEVOLVED and CRIMINAL (featuring former members of CRADLE OF FILTH and EXTREME NOISE TERROR) at London's Mean Fiddler on July 13th. ...

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CRO-MAGS-NYC Announce Upcoming Gigs

CRO-MAGS-NYC, the "new" band led by former CRO-MAGS members Harley Flanagan (bass/vocals) and John "Bloodclot" Joseph (vocals), will perform the following dates during the summer: Jun. 14 - Wilkes Barre, PA @ Club Homebase (Posi Numbers Fest) Jun. 15 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater Jul. 12-14 – Syracuse, NY @ NYS Fairgrounds ...

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AEROSMITH: First Summer Dates Announced

AEROSMITH have confirmed the following dates as part of their upcoming summer tour: Aug. 13 - Holmdel, NJ @ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center Aug. 22 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center Aug. 24 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center Aug. 28 – Wantagh, NY Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Commence Work On Sophomore Effort

A PERFECT CIRCLE have reportedly finished recording 80 percent of the music for their follow-up to Mer De Noms and hope to issue their sophomore effort in spring 2003, guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen told MTV. "It's definitely a step up from the last record," Van Leeuwen said. "A PERFECT CIRCLE kind of established its sound, ...

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BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE: I Didn't Fire NIGEL PULSFORD

BUSH leader Gavin Rossdale has issued a response to guitarist Nigel Pulsford's claim that he was fired from the group six days after the birth of his son. In an entry in his online journal, Rossdale wrote that "I have been waiting to speak to Nigel. Obviously, we need to talk — because of that, ...

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DOWN Cancel Orlando Date

DOWN's previously-announced headlining show on July 27th at House Of Blues in Orlando, Florida has been cancelled "due to circumstances beyond our control," according to an official statement from the band. Its is not presently clear if the show will be rescheduled to a later date. ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Mom To Publish Book

Deanna Adler, mother of former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, is seeking a literary agent to assist her in securing a publishing deal for her "much-anticipated" book No Bed of Roses, according to Adler's official Fan Site. If you are an established, legitimate literary agent, you can contact Deanna by sending an e-mail to: ...

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