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GOD DETHRONED: New Album Details Revealed

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED will release their new album, "The Toxic Touch", on October 23 in Europe (except Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where it will arrive on October 20) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded at Soundlodge Studios in Germany with producer Joerg Uken. Mastering was handled at Wisseloord Studios in Holland. ...

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VADER: New Album Artwork, Audio Sample Available

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Impressions in Blood", due in Europe on September 4 via Regain Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland and will feature artwork by Greek artist Seth (ROTTING CHRIST, PARADISE LOST). "Impressions in Blood" track listing: ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For Holland's DOKK 'EM Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed for the Dokk 'Em open air festival, set to take place August 12 at Raard (by Dokkum) in Holland. Also scheduled to appear are headliners PRIMAL FEAR alongside TRAIL OF TEARS, WIZARD, AUTUMN, THANATOS, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, XYSTUS and GREYLINE. More information is ...

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BROKEN TEETH Announce U.S. Tour

Austin balls-to-the-wall rockers BROKEN TEETH — featuring Jason McMaster of WATCHTOWER/DANGEROUS TOYS fame — are gearing up for a-30 day U.S. tour in support of their new live CD, "Blood on the Radio". "Blood on the Radio" features songs from the band's first two studio albums. During the upcoming tour, the group will be visiting ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY BALDROOM BLITZ BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE BULLET CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST CLOUDSCAPE CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEEP PURPLE ...

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As the Ghosts Collect, The Corpses Rest - PLAGUE BRINGER

Speedier than GODFLESH, yet not as frantic as PIG DESTROYER, Chicago's two-man programmed blitzkrieg machine, PLAGUE BRINGER, dishes out wave after wave of bulldozer riffs and jackhammer rhythms. Probably better described as mechanized death metal than frenetic grindcore, the riffs are fat, the blasting sadistic, and the screeching of Josh Rosenthal (accented with the death ...

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The Songs That Drove METALLICA: 'Full Metal Garage' CD Due In June

Sanctuary Records are re-packaging the "Metallic-era" albums into one double set billed "Full Metal Garage - The Songs That Drove Metallica" for release on June 26. Originally conceived by Rockdetector.com's Garry Sharpe-Young, all of these original tracks are available together, at last, on one double CD, "Full Metal Garage – The Songs That Drove Metallica". ...

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ENTOMBED, GRAVE, GEHENNAH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ENTOMBED, GRAVE and GEHENNAH are among the newly confirmed bands for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BALDROOM BLITZ BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE BULLET CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST CLOUDSCAPE ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: More European Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have lined up the following European dates during the coming months: Apr. 12 - Helsinki, FIN @ Noustori Apr. 13 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Apr. 14 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuunhe Apr. 15 - Eskilstuna, SWE @ Kåren Apr. 16 - Gävle, SWE @ Sin City Apr. 17 - Åre, SWE ...

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MSG, SODOM, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, TREAT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), SODOM, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, TREAT, EXTREMA and CRUCIFIED BARBARA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC ...

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VADER To Be Joined By NIGHTRAGE, BLOODTHORN On Scandinavian Tour

According to a posting on VADER's official web site, NIGHTRAGE and BLOODTHORN have been confirmed as the support acts for the Scandinavian leg (Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland) of VADER's Blitzkrieg 4 tour, which is scheduled to kick off on November 11 and run through November 25. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For Germany's METAL FORCES FESTIVAL

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed as one of the headliners of the tenth edition of the Metal Forces Festival, set to take place November 24-25, 2006 at SAK Wasserwerk in Lörrach, Germany. Also newly confirmed for the festival are JESUS CHRYSLER SUPERSKUNK, the German thrash band featuring drummer ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE, SYMPHONY X, EDGUY, OBITUARY, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

QUEENSRŸCHE, SYMPHONY X, EDGUY, OBITUARY, VICTORY and ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE ...

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VADER To Be Joined By SEVERE TORTURE On European Tour

VADER have announced that Dutch death metallers SEVERE TORTURE will be joining the group's Blitzkrieg 4 European tour beginning in late September. Also scheduled to appear are Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, VADER will be teaming up with VESANIA, TRAUMA and AZARATH for the Polish ...

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DEF LEPPARD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

DEF LEPPARD have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DEF LEPPARD DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND ...

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VADER: BLITZKRIEG TOUR 4 Dates Announced

VADER will be teaming up with VESANIA, TRAUMA and AZARATH for the Polish Blitzkrieg Tour 4 beginning in mid-September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 17 - Warszawa, POL @ Proxima Sep. 18 - Lublin, POL @ Graffiti Sep. 19 - Rzeszów, POL @ Akademia Sep. 20 - Kraków, POL @ Rotunda Sep. 21 - ...

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ASIA, VANDEN PLAS, THE QUILL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ASIA, VANDEN PLAS, and THE QUILL have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY ...

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ALICE COOPER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

ALICE COOPER has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND GAMMA RAY ...

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VADER To Embark On BLITZKRIEG 4 Tour In September

In the middle of September, Polish death metal veterans VADER will kick off another European tour, dubbed Blitzkrieg 4, to promote their new, as-yet-untitled studio album (scheduled for release on September 4 through Regain Records). This time it's going to be a "monster tour" consiting of about 90 dates. The trek will be divided into ...

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DRAGONFORCE, ONSLAUGHT, BONFIRE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

DRAGONFORCE, ONSLAUGHT, BONFIRE, NASTY IDOLS, NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS and HOUSE OF SHAKIRA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO DRAGONFORCE ...

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WHITESNAKE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

WHITESNAKE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BLITZKRIEG CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND GAMMA RAY GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS ...

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MASTER Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

MASTER have been confirmed this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Meanwhile, KORPIKLAANI were forced to cancel their appearance at the event, reportedly due to an exclusivity clause in connection with their performance at this year's Wacken Open Air festival. The festival billing is ...

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BLITZKRIEG: U.K. Dates Announced

Legendary NWOBHM outfit BLITZKRIEG have lined up the following U.K. dates during the coming weeks: Feb. 15 - Manchester, UK @ Music Box Feb. 16 - Newcastle, UK @ Trillians Feb. 24 - Belfast, UK @ Rosetta Bar Apr. 23 - London, UK @ Astoria (with Saxon) Apr. 24 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall ...

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