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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Q2K' Album To Be Reissued Through RHINO

According to a posting on QUEENSRŸCHE's official web site, the band's current record label, Rhino Records, has purchased the rights to the group's 1999 effort, "Q2K", from Atlantic and plans on re-releasing it soon. Limited-edition signed copies and a free "Q2K" cap will be included in the new package. More information will be made available ...

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Beyond Fear - BEYOND FEAR

Whether or not you liked his two albums with JUDAS PRIEST, or got your metal panties in a bunch over his replacement of Matthew Barlow in ICED EARTH, it can't be denied that Tim "Ripper" Owens is one of the best vocalists we have in our midst today. Christ, he could make the bad songs ...

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BLACK SABBATH Book Details 18-Year Period Before Reunion With OZZY

Zonda Books has just published Garry Sharpe-Young's "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath: The Battle for Black Sabbath", a 442-page "definitive account" of BLACK SABBATH's 1979-1997 period before the band's reunion with singer Ozzy Osbourne. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath: The Battle for Black Sabbath" reforges the author's two previous landmark tomes "Ozzy Osbourne: The Story of the Ozzy Osbourne ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer: 'I'm Really A Sailor'

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate gave a different kind of performance last night (Wednesday, April 5). While in New York City promoting the band's new album "Operation: Mindcrime II", which came out Tuesday (April 4), he went to Shea Stadium to do the national anthem before the hometown Mets took on the ...

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Operation: Mindcrime II - QUEENSRŸCHE

Great concept albums, such as THE WHO's "Tommy", PINK FLOYD's "The Wall" and, yes, QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime", are great because they're made up of superb songs first and foremost, which are then linked together to tell the story or provide the overall theme. Most of the songs on all of those albums can be listened ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Perform Acoustically On 'Rockline'

QUEENSRŸCHE members Geoff Tate (vocals), Michael Wilton (guitar) and Mike Stone (guitar, backing vocals) were joined by guest singer Pamela Moore (the voice of "Sister Mary" on QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" albums) for acoustic renditions of the tracks "Eyes of a Stranger", "The Mission" and "The Hands" as part of their appearance on the nationally syndicated ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman To Guest On KNAC.COM This Thursday

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate will be speaking to KNAC.COM disc jockey Mike Vogel Thursday night (March 30) at 8:15 p.m. PST. Vogel will chat with Tate about all things QUEENSRŸCHE, including the process of bringing "Operation: Mindcrime II" to life and Geoff's next solo album. Be sure to tune in early and log into the ...

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TIGERTAILZ: New Demo Song Posted Online

The TIGERTAILZ version featuring original members Steevi Jaimz (vocals) and Ace Finchum (drums) have posted a demo version of the song "Something Good /Something Bad" on their MySpace.com page. The track, which was recorded at a studio in Stockholm, Sweden, can be heard at this location. A completely different TIGERTAILZ lineup, featuring vocalist ...

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Cult British Metallers ELIXIR Sign With MAJESTIC ROCK RECORDS

Majestic Rock Records has announced the signing of cult British heavy metal act ELIXIR. The group's new studio album, "Mindcreeper", will be released this spring, to be followed by the reissue of their back catalogue later this year in remastered and expanded form. The band, who at one time featured ex-IRON MAIDEN drummer Clive Burr ...

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LEATHERWOLF Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

Legendary California metallers LEATHERWOLF have signed a deal with Massacre Records for the European territory. The group's new studio album, "World Asylum", will be released on June 23 to coincide with their European festival appearances at Graspop Metal Meeting and Bang Your Head!!! "World Asylum" introduces new voice Wade Black (ex-CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES), guitarist ...

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GWAR: Photos Of Beefcake Prototype Posted Online

Several pictures of the GWAR Beefcake prototype from Shocker Toys (as shown at ToyFair 2006) have been made available online at this location. As previously reported, Shocker Toys have acquired the rights to produce GWAR action figures in Shockini form and 6-8 inch fully sculpted figures. Oderus Urungus, Flattus Maximus, Beefcake the Mighty, ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS To Enter Studio Next Week

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS will enter the studio on February 20 to begin recording their new album for a tentative summer release. "The band is excited to bring together their collective firepower to record their new material for you!" the group write on their web site. As previously reported, San Francisico ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: More European Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have added more shows to their upcoming European schedule. The details are as follows: Mar. 08 – Twieoo - Gent, BEL (w/ COURAGEOUS) Mar. 09 - Sinkkasten - Frankfurt, GER (w/ COURAGEOUS) Mar. 10 - Atarfe Vega Rock Festival - Granada, SPA As previously reported, San Francisico ...

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