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ANOREXIA NERVOSA Added To VADER's 'Blitzkrieg 3' Tour

French symphonic black metal act ANOREXIA NERVOSA have been added to the third edition of VADER's "Blitzkrieg" Polish tour, set to take place in September. The upcoming trek will also feature Greece's ROTTING CHRIST in the "special guests" slot. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 05 - Warsaw, POL @ Proxima Sep. 06 - Lublin, ...

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ROTTING CHRIST To Team Up With VADER For Polish Tour

Greece's ROTTING CHRIST have been officially confirmed as special guests on the third edition of VADER's "Blitzkrieg" Polish tour. The upcoming trek will mark the first time ROTTING CHRIST will play such a long tour of Poland. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 05 - Warsaw, POL @ Proxima Sep. 06 - Lublin, POL @ ...

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Reunited AVENGER Confirmed For HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Warm-Up Show

Reunited NWOBHM outfit AVENGER, featuring former ATOMKRAFT singer Ian Davison Swift and ex-BLITZKRIEG drummer Gary Young, have been confirmed for the Headbangers Open Air warm-up show on July 7 at the Cantina in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Headbangers Open Air is scheduled to take place July 8-9 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Bands confirmed for the festival include HEATHEN, ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Enter Studio In March

Legendary NWOBHM outfit BLITZKRIEG will enter the studio on March 19 to record the follow-up to 2002's "Absolute Power" album. Songs set to appear on the as-yet-untitled CD include "Rise", "Desolation Angel", "Excessive Force", "Standing Still" and "Hell Express". A summer release is expected. More information will be made available soon. ...

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THERION: METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY Covers Posted Online

Sweden's THERION have made cover versions of METALLICA's "Fight Fire with Fire", JUDAS PRIEST's "Green Manalishi" and THIN LIZZY's "Southbound" available for download via their official web site. Direct links to the downloads as well as comments from frontman Christofer Johnsson follow: METALLICA - "Fight Fire with Fire" (mp3) Christofer Johnsson: "Thought we're ...

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BLITZKRIEG Drummer Joins STUFFED

BLITZKRIEG drummer Phil Brewis has joined Newcastle, U.K.-based "sillycore punksters" STUFFED. The band are currently rehearsing material from the STUFFED debut album "Bonjour Y'All", which was released in January 2004 and is available from www.reflexcd.co.uk. The CD was independently recorded and produced and features a special guest appearance from SKID ROW frontman Johnny ...

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BLITZKRIEG: In Pre-Production Mode

Legendary NWOBHM outfit BLITZKRIEG are currently in pre-production for their next studio CD, according to a posting on the group's official web site. The follow-up to 2002's "Absolute Power" will be recorded in early 2005 for a late spring/early summer release. More information will be made available soon. ...

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SLAYER: Early Live Videos Posted Online

SLAYER fan site SlaverSaves.com is currently hosting live videos from SLAYER's 1983 performance at the Woodstock in Los Angeles. The tracks available for download are "Black Magic", "Tormentor" and "Blitzkrieg (Final Command)". SLAYER recently issued a live DVD, "Still Reigning", via Universal Music. The disc features, for the first time ever, the original ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Enter Studio In February

Legendary NWOBHM outfit BLITZKRIEG are currently hard at work writing and arranging tracks for their next studio release. The follow-up to 2002's "Absolute Power" is at present scheduled to be recorded in February 2005 for a spring release date. More information will be made available soon. ...

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RAMONES: 'Raw' DVD Details Revealed

ABC ePrep is reporting that the surviving members of the RAMONES have released additional details on the band's first DVD, "Ramones Raw", which will be released on September 28 via Image Entertainment. The disc will feature appearances by Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Bono, Drew Barrymore, and Carly Simon, as well as footage of DOORS guitarist ...

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VADER: Polish Tour Announced

Polish death metallers VADER have announced the details of their upcoming "Blitzkrieg 2" tour of Poland. The tour schedule consists of 17 dates, beginning on October 3 in Warsaw and running through October 19. Support at the shows will come from bands like CRIONICS, CETI and LOST SOUL. The dates are as follows: Oct. 03 ...

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VADER To Open For METALLICA, SLIPKNOT In Poland

Polish death metallers VADER will be opening for SLIPKNOT and METALLICA on May 31 at Silesian Stadium in Chorzów, Poland. VADER are expected to play over 160 shows in 2004, including their first-ever run through Eastern Europe. In May, the band will take a little break due to the recording sessions of their new album, ...

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G3 2003 CD Track Listing Revealed

According to a posting at Guitar Alchemy, Tower Records.co.jp have published what is believed to be the final track listing for the upcoming G3 2003 CD. Scheduled for release in Japan on February 25, the set will apparently be issued as a one-CD package, despite earlier statements by Joe Satriani indicating that the ...

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ATTACKER Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

Reunited New Jersey metal legends ATTACKER have been confirmed for this year's Keep It True II festival, set to be held on April 10 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The complete list of bands scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: MANILLA ROAD HALLOWEEN BLITZKRIEG CLOVEN HOOF ATTACKER WIZARD ELIXIR MAJESTY DARK QUARTERER ...

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RAMMSTEIN: DVD Release Dates Announced

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have announced the release dates for their forthcoming DVD, "Lichtspielhaus" (German for "Cinema" or "Movie House"). The details are as follows: Dec. 01, 2003 Germany, Austria, Switzerland Dec. 03, 2003 Sweden Dec. 08, 2003 UK, Holland, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Iceland, Hungary Dec. 09, 2003 ...

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WIZARD Replace PARADOX At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

German metallers WIZARD have replaced PARADOX on the bill for the Keep It True II festival, which is set to be held on April 10, 2004 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. In addition, Italian epic metallers BATTLE RAM have been added to the warm-up show, "The Dawn Of Battle", which will be held at Alibi ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Keep It True II festival, set to be held on April 10, 2004 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. BLITZKRIEG will perform in the slot originally occupied by the reunited SATAN, who cancelled their appearance at the event ...

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SATAN Cancel KEEP IT TRUE II Festival Appearance

The reunited NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends SATAN have cancelled their previously announced appearance at next year's Keep It True II festival. The following is the official statement on the matter from the festival's organizers: "After we dealt everything with the band and got their final confirmation, I got an email from ...

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CLOVEN HOOF Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends CLOVEN HOOF are the latest act to be confirmed for next year's installment of the Keep It True II festival, set to be held on April 10, 2004 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. As previously reported, fellow NWOBHM metallers SATAN will reunite in their original "Court In ...

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HALLOWEEN Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

Detroit-based metallers HALLOWEEN are the latest act to be confirmed for next year's installment of the Keep It True II festival, set to be held on April 10, 2004 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. As previously reported, legendary NWOBHM metallers SATAN will reunite in their original "Court In The Act" lineup (including BLITZKRIEG singer Brian ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Release First-Ever Career Retrospective

ROB ZOMBIE will release his first-ever career retrospective, titled "Past, Present & Future", on September 23 through Geffen Records. The two-disc set brings together a CD of 19 digitally remastered selections — including two new recordings — and a DVD of 10 music videos, including three previously unreleased. Produced by Zombie, who designed the 36-page ...

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VADER Set Release Date For New Mini-CD

Polish death metallers VADER have set an October 20 European release date through Metal Blade Records for their new mini-CD, entitled "Blood". The seven-song effort will reportedly contain two new songs, "We Wait" and "Shape-shifting", which will be recorded over a one-week period beginning on July 10 at Red Studio with engineer Piotr Lukaszewski ("Reign ...

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