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ORPHANED LAND: Early Albums To Be Issued On Limited-Edition Vinyl

Profound Lore Records will be releasing ORPHANED LAND's early Holy Records albums "Sahara" (1994) and "El Norra Alila" (1996). The releases, under license from Holy, will be double-gatefold vinyl and limited to 500 copies each. The exact release dates have not yet been confirmed. As previously reported, Profound Lore Records will release ORPHANED LAND's 2004 ...

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ROB ROCK: Touring Lineup Revealed

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has revealed his band lineup for the upcoming European Aces High Tour (alongside MASTERPLAN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE and PURE INC.) and appearance at the Sweden Rock Festival. The all-Swedish group will consist of the following: Carljohan Grimmark (NARNIA) - guitar Daniel Hall (PLATITUDE) - guitar Andreas Olsson (NARNIA) - ...

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THE STORYTELLER To Enter Studio In May

Swedish power metallers THE STORYTELLER will enter Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden in early May with producer Pelle Saether to begin recording their fourth full-length album. The follow-up to 2003's "Tales of a Holy Quest" will be recorded over a four-week period and will be "a bit harder then our previous albums," according to vocalist ...

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RIOT's Set Cut Show At Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

Veteran American hard rock outfit RIOT have just returned from Europe where they performed at the 2005 edition of Spain's Atarfe Vega Rock festival. RIOT singer Mike DiMeo was unable to accompany the band to the festival in due to his commitment to THE LIZARDS (featuring drummer Bobby Rondinelli of BLUE ÖYSTER CULT/BLACK SABBATH/RAINBOW fame). ...

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ROB ROCK Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANTHRAX BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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ROB HALFORD: 'JUDAS PRIEST Will Never Be A Nostalgia Band'

JUDAS PRIEST members Rob Halford (vocals), Glenn Tipton (guitar) and K.K. Downing (guitar) recently spoke to Revolver magazine about Halford's return to the group's lineup and their new album, "Angel of Retribution". Several excerpts from the interview follow: Revolver: "Angel of Retribution" is a very metal album title. Rob Halford: "It needed to ...

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BLACK SABBATH Top British Rock Album Poll

BLACK SABBATH have topped a list of the 100 best British rock albums of all time, according to Sun Online. The band's self-titled debut won a poll voted for by readers of Kerrang! magazine, with follow-up "Paranoid" finishing fifth. Ozzy appears in the list six times, more than any other artist. Four BLACK SABBATH albums ...

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HOLY MOSES: New Album Cover Posted Online

HOLY MOSES' official web site has uploaded a preview of cover artwork (by Markus Mayer) for the group's upcoming album, "Strength Power Will Passion", due on May 23 via Armageddon Music. Check it out at this location. The group's tenth album, "Strength Power Will Passion" is the follow-up to 2002's "Disorder of the ...

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DESTINY: 'Beyond All Sense 2005' Bonus DVD Detailed

Long-running Swedish metallers DESTINY's re-recorded version of their debut album, "Beyond All Sense", will be issued with a bonus DVD containing the following: * Video: "In The Shadow of the Rainbow" from "Future of the Past" * Medley of the songs "Holy Man", "Sabotage" and "Future of the Past" with live footage from the release ...

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HOLY MOSES Correct Album Title

According to a posting on HOLY MOSES' official web site, the title of the group's upcoming album will be "Strength Power Will Passion" and not "Strange Power Will Passion", as previously announced. The group's tenth album, "Strength Power Will Passion" is scheduled for release on May 23 via Armageddon Music. 22 songs and over 80 ...

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SUIDAKRA To Tour Germany With HOLY MOSES, ILLDISPOSED

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA will be teaming up with HOLY MOSES, ILLDISPOSED and REGICIDE for the Wacken Open Air Roadshow 2005 German tour beginning in early May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 04 - Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle May 05 - Hannover, GER @ Faust May 06 - Castrop-Rauxel, GER @ Spektrum May ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Serious Injury' May Force Cancellation Of METAL FOREVER FESTIVAL Appearance

According to a posting on the group's official web site, German thrashers DESTRUCTION's previously announced appearance at the Metal Forever Festival "is on hold because one of the band members got seriously injured!" No further details are currently available. The Metal Forever Festival is scheduled to take place on February 19 at the Sporthalle in ...

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U.D.O. Cancel METAL FOREVER Appearance

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have cancelled their participation in the Metal Forever Festival due to the recent passing of AFM Records label founder Andreas "Henner" Allendörfer. AFM's current roster includes such acts as U.D.O., ANNIHILATOR, MASTERPLAN, AT VANCE and CIRCLE II CIRCLE. DESTRUCTION were in the process of ...

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GRAHAM BONNET To Tour Russia, Lithuania And Finland

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) will be performing gigs in Russia and Lithuania in late February and in Finland in May. The gigs will involve Graham's past works with RAINBOW, MSG and ALCATRAZZ, as well as his solo works, according to a posting on his web site. The dates ...

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RIOT To Utilize Session Singer For Spanish Festival Appearance

RIOT singer Mike DiMeo will be unable to accompany the band to the 2005 edition of Spain's Atarfe Vega Rock festival in late February due to his commitment with THE LIZARDS (featuring drummer Bobby Rondinelli of BLUE ÖYSTER CULT/BLACK SABBATH/RAINBOW fame). As a result, RIOT guitarist Mark Reale has hired vocalist Mike Tirelli (MESSIAH'S KISS, ...

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HOLY MOSES: New Album Details Revealed

HOLY MOSES, the long-running German thrash outfit fronted by Sabina Classen, have set "Strange Power Will Passion" as the title of their 10th album, tentatively due on May 23 via Armageddon Music. 22 songs and over 80 minutes of music were reportedly laid down at the band's Absurd studio for the follow-up to 2002's "Disorder ...

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ILLDISPOSED: 'Still Sane' Video Posted Online

ILLDISPOSED's video for the track "Still Sane" has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required, 43 MB). The clip was directed by the Danish artist and director Lasse Hoile, who was also responsible for all artwork on the group's latest CD, "1-800 Vindication". The person featured on the cover is also starring ...

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EDENBEAST: New Songs Available For Download

Danish death metal act EDENBEAST have posted two brand new songs on their official web site. Download the tracks "Bring Out Your Dead" and "Mute" at Edenbeast.dk. Both cuts come off the group's recently released demo CD, "Promo 2004". In other news, EDENBEAST will be appearing on the W.A.S.P. tribute album "Shock Rock ...

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