VANDEN PLAS To Participate In 'Special' Performance Project

German progressive metallers VANDEN PLAS will be participating in a performance project called "Meeting 68" on Friday, February 20 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. According to a posting on the band's web site, the project "will involve the band playing songs, [singer] Andy Kuntz and other actors performing, narrating and dancing on stage." The show will start ...

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BLO.TORCH: New Music Available For Download

Dutch death metallers BLO.TORCH have made available for download six complete tracks from their forthcoming sophomore album, "Volatile". Check them out here. The follow-up to 1999's "Blo.torch" (Wicked World) was produced by Hans Pietersen at Excess Studio in Rotterdam, Holland and is tentatively scheduled for release this spring through an as-yet-undetermined label. The ...

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DOKKEN Reveal New Album Title

DOKKEN have set "Hell To Pay" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in late April. The follow-up to 2002's "Long Way Home" is expected to feature the lineup of Don Dokken (vocals), Barry Sparks (bass, TED NUGENT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MSG), Mick Brown (drums) and John Levin (guitar, ex-WARLOCK). No further information is ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Confirmed For OZZFEST Main Stage

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans-based band fronted by ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo, have been confirmed to appear on the main stage at this year's Ozzfest, according to a posting on the band's official web site. Other groups believed to have secured slots on the main stage include SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST and headliner OZZY ...

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IN FLAMES: POPSTAD 2004 Photos Posted Online

The French IN FLAMES fan site Everdying.com has posted a bunch of photos of IN FLAMES taken during their appearance last Friday (Feb. 13) at Popstad 2004 in Jönköping, Sweden. Check them out here (go to the "pictures" section). Upcoming IN FLAMES tour dates: Apr. 16 - Göteborg, SWE - Lisebergshallen Apr. 17 ...

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