CHARON Announce Extensive Finnish Tour

Finland's CHARON, whose excellent Downhearted CD still graces the Finnish Album Chart at position #3, have lined up the folliowing live performances in their home country: Feb. 15 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Feb. 16 - Evijärvi, FIN @ Nuorisoseurantalo Feb. 20 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia-Klubi Feb. 21 - Kouvola, FIN @ Rytmikatti Feb. ...

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TED NUGENT Confirmed For Sweden Rock

TED NUGENT is the latest artist to have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The full list of acts currently confirmed for the festival is as follows: TED NUGENT MOTÖRHEAD HALFORD SAXON STATUS ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Enter Studio In September To Record New CD

IRON MAIDEN will head back into the studio in September to begin working on their next record, which they hope to have done by the end of the year, vocalist Bruce Dickinson told MTV News. The band tentatively planning to tour the US next summer in support of the as-yet-untitled CD. "I think it's taken ...

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STATIC-X To Appear On RAMONES Tribute Album

STATIC-X will be contributing a version of the RAMONES classic "Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment" to the upcoming RAMONES tribute CD being produced by Rob Zombie and RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone. Other artists tentatively scheduled to appear on the album include ROB ZOMBIE ("Blitzkrieg Bop"), RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, THE OFFSPRING, RANCID, EDDIE VEDDER and JOE ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: "I Wish I Hadn't Married Kurt"

Quote of the day: HOLE's Courtney Love to Carrie Fisher on her show Conversations From The Edge with Carrie Fisher (speaking about Courtney's daughter from her marriage to Kurt Cobain): "I wish that I hadn't married him (Kurt). It is cool having the last name, but once I was sitting talking to Lisa Marie Presley ...

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RAGE To Preview New Material At Frankfurt Music Fair Gig

RAGE will perform at the Frankfurt Music Fair in Frankfurt, Germany on Saturday, March 16th as part of a Behringer-sponsored event that will start at 3:30 PM at the Music Hall Festhalle on the "Arena" stage. RAGE are expected to premier material from their forthcoming Unity CD, which is currently being recorded for a May ...

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KONKHRA Prepare "Best Of" CD, Next Studio Album

Denmark's KONKHRA are due to issue a “best of” album this spring containing remixed and remastered versions of some of the group's finest moments spanning their 12+ year existence. According to band leader Anders Lundemark (guitar/vocals), “the general idea is to take 1-2 songs from each album, cream them up, and put them on this ...

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