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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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RUSSELL ALLEN/JORN LANDE Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has announced the details surrounding "The Battle", the new album featuring SYMPHONY X's Russell Allen with MASTERPLAN's Jorn Lande. With songs written by LAST TRIBE and STARBREAKER guitar sensation Magnus Karlsson and with the production of the Scandinavian studio wizard Anders "Theo" Theander (PAIN OF SALVATION, LAST TRIBE, URBAN TALE), the two monster ...

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GREAT WHITE Members Discuss Rhode Island Nightclub Tragedy

Jack Russell and Mark Kendall of the band GREAT WHITE, whose pyrotechnics set off the disastrous fire at The Station nightclub, appeared Wednesday night (Feb. 9) on CNN's "Larry King Live". Joining them on the program were badly burned and blinded survivors of that deadly disaster as well as the father of GREAT WHITE guitarist ...

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P.O.D. On '60 Minutes' This Wednesday

P.O.D. will be featured on a "60 Minutes" report on spiritual themes in mainstream music airing on the CBS network this Wednesday, December 8, at 8:00 p.m. A short preview of the show can currently be viewed at CBSNews.com. As previously reported, P.O.D. have commenced work on the follow-up to 2003's "Payable On ...

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P.O.D. Commence Work On New Album

P.O.D. have commenced work on the follow-up to 2003's "Payable On Death", Undercover News reports. According to the group's newsletter, "the new songs are coming out very, very heavy. We're in a place where we can hear from Jah and bring honor to the almighty". The message alludes to changes happening within the P.O.D. environment ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS Recording More Material For Solo Album

Original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins will enter the studio on October 29 to record the seventh song for his upcoming solo project, entitled "Demon Deceiver". The track, entitled "Bleeding", will feature contributions from the following musicians: Pete Emms (bass), Mike de Jager (guitar), Simon Lees (guitar, BUDGIE) and Mick Hales (drums). As previously reported, ...

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CORAM LETHE Sign With RISING REALM RECORDS

Italian melo-death metallers CORAM LETHE have inked a deal with Finland's Rising Realm Records. The group's debut album, "The Gates of Oblivion", is scheduled for release on January 25, 2005. Distribution in Europe and North America will be handled by Crash Music Inc. "The Gates Of Oblivion" was recorded at Fear Studio in Alfonsine and ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Bassist Diagnosed With Leukemia

Former THE ALMIGHTY bassist Floyd London has been diagnosed with leukemia. Floyd will commence treatment straight away and "we have every reason to believe that he will come out fighting and will beat it!" reads a posting on the group's web site. "If you would like to leave your messages for Floyd — please log ...

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