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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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ROB ROCK: U.S. Release Date Set For 'Holy Hell'

Singer ROB ROCK's (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) latest solo album, "Holy Hell", is scheduled to be released in the U.S. on September 6 via Candlelight/Caroline Records. Meanwhile, Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) is mixing the bonus tracks for JVC/Victor Entertainment release of "Holy Hell", which will feature a very special guest guitar solo by Gus ...

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Instinct - EKTOMORF

I'd always heard EKTOMORF were SOULFLY rip-offs, but I reserved judgment until I could actually hear one of the band's albums. Having now heard "Instinct", I must say that the word on the street is pretty damn accurate. Cloning SEPULTURA or SOULFLY may not be a bad thing if you're a fan of either band. ...

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MEGADETH: 'Greatest Hits' Package Essay Posted Online

MEGADETH's publicists, The Mitch Schneider Organization (MSO), have posted the "package essay" written by the director of "The Decline of Western Civilization" documentary series, Penelope Spheeris, for the group's upcoming "Greatest Hits: Back to the Start" collection, due on June 28. It reads as follows: "MEGADETH was always on the forefront of innovation, always challenging ...

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DRAGONLAND: 'Starfall' To Receive U.S. Release In July

Swedish power metallers DRAGONLAND will have their third album, "Starfall", released in the U.S. on July 12 via Magick Records, a subsidiary of Cleopatra Records. "Starfall" was released in Europe last year via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Holy War" was recorded at Tom Englund's (EVERGREY) Division One Studios in Sweden with Englund ...

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