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HOLY TERROR Announce New Vocalist

Guitarist Kurt Colfelt (a.k.a. Kurt Kilfelt; ex-AGENT STEEL) of the reformed Seattle-based speed metal band HOLY TERROR has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the group's recent vocalist search: "So the search for the singer has ended as quickly as it began. Man, we got responses from all over the place. It was kinda ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Frontman To Appear On MEGADETH Tribute CD

Former IRON MAIDEN frontman Paul Di'Anno is among the artists contributing to an upcoming MEGADETH tribute album, due later in the year. The CD will be released in Europe and Argentina under the title "Hangar of Souls - A Tribute to Megadeth", and will be supported by a festival, featuring some of the bands appearing ...

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HOLY MOSES To Dedicate Next Show To VOIVOD's PIGGY

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES have posted the following message on their official web site: "We got the sad message that Piggy of VOIVOD died. You maybe know, that Sabina [Classen, vocals] was a huge fan of VOIVOD and painted the VOIVOD logo as a huge patch on her jacket! We will dedicate our next ...

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Reformed HOLY TERROR Seek Vocalist

Recenly reformed Seattle-based speed metal band HOLY TERROR are currently searching for a singer. Commented guitarist Kurt Colfelt (a.k.a. Kurt Kilfelt; ex-AGENT STEEL), "We attempted to get in touch with our original singer, Keith Deen, and I'm taking the lack of any response as a 'No.' We did what we could, and so as of ...

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DIO: 'Holy Diver' To Be Re-Issued In September

According to MelodicRock.com, DIO's 1983 landmark album "Holy Diver" will be re-released in upgraded form on September 30, 2005. A joint project between Universal Music and Rock Candy Records, this new version of a recognized rock classic has been comprehensively remastered for maximum impact, and will also come complete with extensive sleeve notes, expanded original ...

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Dark Ages - SOULFLY

It's been a while since I dove headfirst into a SOULFLY album. After the self-titled debut and "Primitive", I stopped paying attention and missed out on "3" and "Prophecy". I half-expected album number five to be a watered down, more commercially oriented, "nu" type of album. To say I was "shocked" at the blisteringly metallic ...

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SOUND RIOT RECORDS Launches New Web Site

Portuguese record label Sound Riot Records has launched a new official web site at this location. A posting on the site reads as follows: "Sound Riot Records was founded in March 1994. The small company started as a mailorder service in the Brazil distributing demo-tapes and 7" EPs of bands such as: MOONSPELL, ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Schedules Fall Dates In England, Scotland, Ireland

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) official web site has been updated with the following message: "Graham has been recording vocals for the first ELEKTRIC ZOO album, and he will tour with Dario Mollo after the album release. Iain Ashley Hersey has signed a deal with Lion Music for the ...

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RIOT Schedule New York Show

Long-running hard rock band RIOT will be performing a one-off concert at The Crazy Donkey in Farmingdale, New York on Thursday, August 25. RIOT were recently joined for several shows by singer Mike Terelli (MESSIAH'S KISS, HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR) after regular vocalist Mike DiMeo was forced to bow out of the dates due to ...

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HOLY TERROR: New Lineup Revealed

More information has surfaced about the newly reformed Los Angeles thrashers HOLY TERROR, who have set "Stillborn" as the title of their upcoming CD box set, tentatively due in early 2006 on Candlelight Records. As previously reported, the set will feature never-before-heard remixes, outtakes, live stuff and video footage. In addition to guitarist Kurt Colfelt ...

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HOLY TERROR: 'Stillborn' CD Box Set Due In Early 2006

Newly reformed Los Angeles thrashers HOLY TERROR have set "Stillborn" as the title of their upcoming CD box set, tentatively due in early 2006 on Candlelight Records. The set will feature never-before-heard remixes, outtakes, live stuff and video footage. "It clocks in at over three hours so be prepared," guitarist Kurt Colfelt (a.k.a. Kurt Kilfelt; ...

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California's BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN Festival Cancelled

The Beyond the Mountain festival, which was slated to take place on August 27-28 at the Roosevelt Bowl at Perris Hills Park in San Bernadino, California, has been cancelled "due to financial restraints," according to a posting on the web site of Columbus, Ohio's JACOBS DREAM (one of the scheduled performers at the event). "The ...

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QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS Announce U.S. Dates

Legendary rock icons Brian May and Roger Taylor of QUEEN, and Paul Rodgers of BAD COMPANY and FREE, just off a sold-out, 32-date arena tour of Europe under the banner of QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS, are headed for the U.S. later this year. They will bring their acclaimed show to the U.S. for two rare ...

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HOLY MOSES: Early Albums To Be Reissued

German thrashers HOLY MOSES will have their early albums "Finished with the Dogs" (1987) and "The New Machine of Liechtenstein" (1989) reissued through Armageddon Music on August 8. The CDs were digitally re-mastered and will be released in the jewel-case format, with full booklets, lyrics, liner notes, modified artwork and never-before-seen photos of HOLY MOSES ...

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Guitarist/Vocalist BALROG Quits GARWALL, Prepares New Solo Album

Guitarist/vocalist Balrog and bassist Olivia Scemama have officially left the French black/death metal band GARWALL. Balrog will return in September with the second album from his solo project BALROG (which is described as "brutal black death metal"), with contributions from Olivia Scemama, Anthony Scemama (MISANTHROPE), and Gael Feret (MISANTHROPE). The album will be recorded this ...

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Classic OZZY, AEROSMITH, JIMI HENDRIX Posters To Be Auctioned

Backstage Auctions has announced the date for their upcoming Rock Art Poster Auction that will feature over 3,000 original concert posters, which date back from the 1960s through current day. Additionally, the auction will feature complete numbered and first printing series of the "Family Dog" and "Bill Graham" posters, handbills and card series. The auction ...

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MEGADETH: South American Tour Dates Announced

MEGADETH have announced the following South American dates in October: Oct. 07 - Santiago, CHL - Chile Stadium Oct. TBA - Buenos Aires, ARG - Pepsi Music Rock Festival Oct. 11 - Sao Paulo, BRA - Credicard Hall MEGADETH's "Greatest Hits: Back to the Start" collection sold 17,441 copies in its first week of release ...

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This Godless Endeavor - NEVERMORE

"This Godless Endeavor" may just be the most complete and musically accomplished NEVERMORE album to date. Quite a pronouncement, I know, especially when considered in light of a classic like "Dead Heart in a Dead World". However, as with any NEVERMORE album, repeat listens to the 57 minutes of "This Godless Endeavor" reveal layer after ...

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DIO To Film 'Holy Diver' Live DVD In Russia

Just over 22 years after the album was released, DIO will play their classic debut, "Holy Diver", in its entirety on their U.K. tour in October. This is the first time that they will ever have attempted to play the whole record live. "It wasn't my idea, but suggested by someone else," Ronnie James Dio ...

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Reunited HOLY TERROR Plan Box-Set Release, New Studio Album

Acclaimed Los Angeles thrashers HOLY TERROR have reformed and are said to have a three-CD box set coming out on Candlelight Records featuring outtakes, live stuff, video footage and a general overview of the band. The band have been rehearsing and writing new material with a view towards releasing a new album in 2006. HOLY ...

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MEGADETH Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

MEGADETH will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, July 11. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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DRAGONLAND Schedule Gothenburg Date

Swedish power metallers DRAGONLAND have scheduled a one-off performance at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden on July 15. DRAGONLAND will hit the stage at 11:30 p.m. Local band MANIMAL will be supporting. As previously reported, DRAGONLAND will have their third album, "Starfall", released in the U.S. on July 12 via Magick Records, a subsidiary of ...

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