BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, ANGRA Confirmed For PROGPOWER USA III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ATLANTA'S PROGPOWER USA III ANNOUNCES DATES AND LINEUP FOR 2002 FESTIVAL ATLANTA - ProgPower USA III, Atlanta's third annual progressive and power metal festival, has been announced for Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at Earthlink Live. Confirmed bands include a number of artists making their first US appearances, including Germany's ...

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D.R.I. Spring Tour Dates Announced

D.R.I. have announced the dates for their upcoming spring US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 26 - Fort Collins, CO @ Starlight Mar. 27 - Omaha, NE @ Ranch Bowl Mar. 28 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue Mar. 29 - La Crosse, WI @ Warehouse Nightclub Mar. 30 - Aurora, IL @ Rock ...

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BACKYARD BABIES Announce Tribute Appearances, Land Swedish Grammy

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have just finished recording a version of THE RAMONES' "Pet Cemetery" with producer Pelle Gunnerfeldt (FIRESIDE) for the upcoming RAMONES tribute album The Song Ramones The Same. Other artists set to appear on the tribute CD are THE HIVES, THE HELLACOPTERS, SAHARA HOTNIGHTS and THE DICTATORS, among others. In other news, BACKYARD ...

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VOODOO GLOW SKULLS Ink Deal With Victory Records

California's VOODOO GLOW SKULLS have inked a deal with Victory Records. Commented vocalist Frank Casillas on the signing: “We are very excited about this! Victory is one of the few independent labels out there that still maintains punk/hardcore credibility.” The band has just entered the studio to begin work on the new CD for a ...

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QUEENSRYCHE Duo Set To Attend Grammy Awards

QUEENSRYCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and vocalist Geoff Tate will reportedly be attending the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS on Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Grammy Awards are telecast annually to an international audience of over two billion in 180 ...

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