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DORO To Play Acoustic Show In Cologne

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch will play an exclusive acoustic set on October 25 at the Hard Rock Café in Cologne, Germany. The show ill start at 9:30 p.m. and the entrance fee is 17 euros. As previously reported, AFM Records has set a November 24 release date for DORO's "Warrior Soul Winter Edition ...

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EXILIA To Release 'Your Rain' Single

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA will release a limited-edition single, "Your Rain", in Germany on October 27. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Your Rain 02. Never Again 03. Remind Me 04. Snakes 05. Kill Me EXILIA was recently forced to cancel its European tour due to "a fracture of [singer] Masha's ...

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U.D.O. Begins Recording New Album

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has entered the studio to begin recording its new album for an April 2007 release via AFM Records. More information will be made available soon. U.D.O. supported LORDI on September 28 at the Live Music Hall in Cologne. Dirkschneider makes an appearance on the song ...

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U.D.O. To Open For LORDI In Cologne

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will support LORDI on September 28 at the Live Music Hall in Cologne. Dirkschneider makes an appearance on the song "They Only Come Out At Night" on LORDI's latest album, "The Arockalypse". Upcoming U.D.O. tour dates: Sep. 30 - Madrid, SPA @ Rockzinante Festival Nov. ...

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DORO Putting Finishing Touches On New DVD

German hard rock singer DORO is currently putting the finishing touches on her new DVD in Berlin. She and the Roax film crew, who produced Doro's "Classic Diamonds" DVD, are working on special features for the exclusive winter edition of "20 Years A Warrior Soul", which will be released on November 20, 2006 via AFM ...

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GODSMACK: Live Video From Japan Posted Online

A video clip of GODSMACK performing the song "Straight out of Line" at the Udo Music Fest in Japan in July has been posted online at YouTube.com. GODSMACK's latest album, "IV", has sold 582,000 copies in the United States since its April 25 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band's current North American ...

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EXILIA Cancels European Tour

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has been forced to cancel its previously announced September/October tour due to "a fracture of [singer] Masha's leg. The tour will be made up in spring 2007," the band writes in a statement. "If you already purchased tickets, please hold on to them as they will be honored for the make-up ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Drummer BOBBY JARZOMBEK Checks In

Drummer extraordinaire Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, ICED EARTH, SEBASTIAN BACH) has issued the following update: "It's been a busy summer (can you believe this heat we've been having....?!) and I thought I'd update you all on the latest in my neck o' da woods. "Back in June I recorded my drum tracks for the upcoming SEBASTIAN ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Australian Date Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will perform at The Palace in Melbourne, Australia on September 15, 2006, according to the venue's web site. Tickets go on sale on July 31. Bach has yet to confirm the appearance on his official site. Sebastian recently began recording his new solo album, "Angel Down", for ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Shakes Up Bulgarian Coast

Bulgaria's Novinite.com reports that former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach thrilled thousands of fans at a free concert in the Black Sea coast town of Kavarna on Saturday, July 15. His hits sounded off to the recently opened Cool House K'metal dedicated to the town's popular rock-mayor, Tsonlko Tsonev. Fans heard new material ...

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EXILIA: 'Nobody Excluded' Audio Samples Available

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has posted audio samples of all 12 tracks that are set to appear on the group's sophomore full-length album, "Nobody Excluded", due on July 21 via G.U.N./BMG Records. Check them out at www.exilia.de. The follow-up to 2004's "Unleashed", "Nobody Excluded" was produced by Udo Rinklin and recorded by the ...

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KISS: New Japanese TV Interview Posted Online

KISS members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons were recently interviewed for the Japanese TV show "Eigo De Shabera Night". The interview was conducted by Japanese actress Tamura Eriko, who is now based in the U.S. Watch the four-minute segment at YouTube.com. This month's four-city KISS tour of Japan has been dubbed the "Rising ...

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Guitarist 'METAL' MIKE CHLASCIAK Issues New SEBASTIAN BACH Recording Update

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has commenced the recording sessions for his new solo album, "Angel Down", at a Los Angeles studio with producer Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN). His guitarist, "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, PAINMUSEUM), has issued the following update on the recording process: "Thursday, July 6th was out next-to-last ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Video Updates Posted Online

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has posted three more video updates from the recording sessions for his new solo album, "Angel Down", which are taking place at a Los Angeles studio with producer Roy Z. (JUDAS PRIEST, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN). The video links and their descriptions — as provided by Bach — are ...

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KISS: 'Rising Sun Tour '06' Merchandise To Premiere This Week

This month's four-city KISS tour of Japan has been dubbed the "Rising Sun Tour '06". KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, will exclusively premiere all of the KISS Japan tour merchandise over the next several days leading up to the trek, which begins July 18 in Nagoya at Rainbow Hall. Currently available on the site is ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Taps ROY Z To Produce New Album

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has tapped Roy Z to produce his new solo album, "Angel Down", tentatively due in October via Spitfire Records. "Roy Z has produced albums for Bruce Dickinson, Rob Halford and many other bands, including his own TRIBE OF GYPSIES, who we are playing with in Japan!" says Sebastian. "Click ...

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EXILIA: 'Kill Me' Video Posted Online

EXILIA's video for their new single, "Kill Me", has been posted online at this location (Real Media). The clip, which was shot June 22 in Berlin, Germany, "deals with the violation of human rights and about pictures we come across daily on the news and which nearly made us indifferent towards what is ...

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