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JAGUAR's 'Holland '82' Issued As Part Of MAJESTIC ROCK's 'Archive' Series

Majestic Rock Records has launched its "Archive" series of rare live and studio recordings with the limited-edition, Internet-only release of a previously unreleased live recording from NWOBHM heavyweights JAGUAR. "Holland '82" was recorded at the Siesta Club, Hengelo, Holland on December 17, 1982 and is described as "a superb soundboard recording capturing the band at ...

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JORN LANDE And RUSSELL ALLEN Collaborating On New Album

Recording sessions of the second chapter of the highly anticipated album from Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X) started during August. Once again Magnus Karlsson (LAST TRIBE, STARBREAKER) penned a set of songs which fit perfectly to the voices of the two characters. The album will be entitled "The Revenge" and ...

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JAGUAR Announces New Bassist

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have announced the addition of bass player Simon Patel to the group's ranks. Simon made his live debut with the band at the recent Thrash Till Death Festival in Germany. JAGUAR are currently writing material for a new studio album, which they plan on recording later in the year. No further information ...

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JAGUAR Part Ways With Bassist

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have parted ways with bassist Darren Furze. A new bass player will be announced soon. JAGUAR are currently writing material for a new studio album, which they plan on recording later in the year. No further information is currently available. JAGUAR teamed up with DIAMOND HEAD, WITCHFYNDE, PRAYING MANTIS and BRONZ for ...

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JAGUAR To Headline Germany's THRASH TILL DEATH Festival

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have been confirmed as the headliners of the Thrash Till Death festival, set to take place June 30 – July 1 in Wolfenbuttal, Germany. JAGUAR will perform on July 1. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABANDONED BULLSHIT EURE ERBEN CRIPPER HATEFUL AGONY INQUIRING BLOOD JAGUAR MORE THE HEAD PUMPGUN ...

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JAGUAR Seek Fan Input On Collector's CD

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "The band have announced an exciting project and they want your input! They are putting together a JAGUAR collector's CD that will contain material that is either rare, or that has never been publicly released before. They want you to send them ...

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METAL MIRROR: NWOBHM Legend Returns As An All-Star Band

METAL MIRROR, the legendary band of the British heavy metal underground, have rerformed. The group will shortly publish a previously unreleased live album (recorded in 1981 in London) featuring the original lineup, including the late great Chris Haggerty, who sadly passed away in 2004. METAL MIRROR are currently working on material for a new studio ...

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JAGUAR: U.K. Date Announced

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have scheduled a live date on May 13 at Potters Bar & Snooker Club in Langley Mills, Notts, U.K. As previously reported, JAGUAR have uploaded a soundboard recording of the track "Last Flight", captured Live at St. Albans City Hall, U.K. on October 6, 1984. Download it at this location. ...

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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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JAGUAR: In Writing Mode

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR are currently writing material for a new studio album, which they plan on recording later in the year. No further information is currently available. JAGUAR teamed up with DIAMOND HEAD, WITCHFYNDE, PRAYING MANTIS and BRONZ for the "The 25th Anniversary of NWOBHM" concert last November at the Astoria in London, England. JAGUAR's ...

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PRAYING MANTIS, HOLY MOSES Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

PRAYING MANTIS and HOLY MOSES are the latest confirmed acts for this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLITZKRIEG CANDLEMASS GIRLSCHOOL GOATHORN ICARUS WITCH IVORY TOWER MARTYR METAL INQUISITOR MILES BEYOND OCTOBER 31 ...

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WITCHFYNDE: Live Dates Announced

Reunited NWOBHM legends WITCHFYNDE have confirmed the following live shows over the Halloween period: Oct. 29 - Heavy Metal Maniacs festival - Hoorn, NETH Nov. 4 - Astoria - London, UK Nov. 12 - Langley Mill Potter’s Bar - Nottingham, UK The November 4 concert at the Astoria will celebrate "The 25th Anniversary of NWOBHM", ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Film First-Ever DVD

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD will be filming the London Astoria show on Friday, November 4 for the band's first-ever live DVD. It will be released by Secret Films next year. The set times have been revised for the show as follows: JAGUAR: 5:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. BRONZ: 6:00 ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Sign With CARGO RECORDS

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have inked a deal with Cargo Records. The label will be releasing the group's long-awaited new CD, "All Will Be Revealed", on October 31. Anybody who missed out on one of the pre-release copies will now be able to buy this commercially available version from ...

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JAGUAR: Live Recording Posted Online

A live recording of NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR performing the track "Gulf War Syndrome" at the Keep It True III festival last November has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, JAGUAR will be teaming up with DIAMOND HEAD, WITCHFYNDE, PRAYING MANTIS and BRONZ for the "The 25th Anniversary of NWOBHM" concert ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: 'Record Deal Is Imminent'

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have posted the following message on their official web site: "All of the tour edition copies of [the new album] 'All Will Be Revealed' have now sold out. The good news is that a record deal is imminent that will see a full commercial release ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Is Praying For Northern Cold Winds

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We are in Holmdel, NJ today. 110 Degrees out there. This is purgatory fire. We are actually happy to play the early (slightly less hot) slots, last show we were on at 9:20 am, today it was 9:40 am! ...

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LANDE/ALLEN: 'The Battle' Track Listing, Credits Revealed

MelodicRock.com has revealed the details behind who takes the mic on individual tracks on "The Battle", the highly anticipated album featuring SYMPHONY X's Russell Allen and MASTERPLAN's Jorn Lande. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Another Battle (Jorn & Russell) 02. Hunters Night (Russell) 03. Wish for a Miracle (Jorn ...

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