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MELDRUM To Open For DANZIG In Europe

Stockholm, Sweden's MELDRUM, the band featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, have been confirmed as one of the support acts on DANZIG's upcoming European mini-tour. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in late November, will include a one-off U.K. appearance in London on November 22 under the "Blackest Of The Black" banner. ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Jams With DEEP PURPLE

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser joined DEEP PURPLE onstage at their gig in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on Sunday, September 21 for a rendition of the hard rock classic "Smoke On The Water". Check out the pictures at this location. SEPULTURA, DEEP PURPLE and THE HELLACOPTERS teamed up earlier this month for four Brazilians shows ...

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SEPULTURA Talk About Football On Brazilian TV

SEPULTURA's Andreas Kisser and Igor Cavalera were the main guests on one of Brazil's most popular football (soccer) TV shows, "Terceiro Tempo". Besides talking about football, Andreas also played some songs on his Afri-can guitar (a guitar made out of motor oil cans that he brought from South Africa). On Wednesday (September 17), SEPULTURA will ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Explain Spanish Festival Cancellation

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger has issued a statement explaining the group's decision to withdraw from last week's Serie Z festival in Cadiz, Spain. "The band didn't play the Spanish festival as we had to write, rehearse and record new B-sides for the up-coming single," he said. "[Guitarist] CJ, as you know, no longer lives in ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: New Collection Of Rarities, DVD On The Way

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, are compiling another collection of their singles and rare recordings, titled "Cream Of The Crap! Vol. 2". The set will reportedly contain 22 tracks recorded between 1995 and 2000 and is tentatively due in January 2004. In addition, the band ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS, HERMANO, IGGY POP & THE STOOGES Confirmed For Spain's AZKENA ROCK FESTIVAL

THE HELLACOPTERS, HERMANO (featuring UNIDA/ex-KYUSS frontman John Garcia), IGGY POP & THE STOOGES, and THE DICTATORS are among the artists confirmed for Azkena Rock Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place September 12-13 at Polideportivo Mendizorroza in Vitoria, Spain. For more information, visit www.azkenarockfestival.com. (Thanks: RockFever 98.1 FM) ...

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Former WARRIOR SOUL Singer Announces New York City Gig

Former WARRIOR SOUL frontman Kory Clarke will be performing at Meow Mix in New York City on Sunday, August 3. Kory will be playing the drums and singing selections from his debut solo album, "Opium Hotel", as well as never-before-heard tracks from his next record, "Front Man". Also set to appear on the bill are ...

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THE 69 EYES Confirmed For Hungary's SZIGET FESTIVAL

Finland's THE 69 EYES have been confirmed for this year's Sziget Festival, which takes place between July 30 and August 6 in Budapest, Hungary. Also set to appear at the event are SLAYER, THE HELLACOPTERS, SONATA ARCTICA, MY DYING BRIDE, CLAWFINGER, APOCALYPTICA, ANNIHILATOR, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, TESTAMENT and NAPALM DEATH, among many others. Upcoming THE ...

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MERENDINE ATOMICHE: Italian Tour Dates Announced

Italy's MERENDINE ATOMICHE have lined up the following live shows during the coming months: May 30 - Brenta Selvaggio – Fontaniva, ITA Jun. 06 - Patrorock - Cittadella, ITA Jun. 12 - Open Air - Villa del Conte, ITA Jun. 20 - Sitting Bull - Certosa, ITA Jun. 21 - The Field - Carpaneto, ITA ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce European Tour Dates

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, have lined up the following European tour dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 07 – Halmstad, SWE @ Diezel Mar. 08 – Karlskoga, SWE @ Wictoria Mar. 14 – Halden, NOR @ Studenthuset Mar. 15 – Trondheim, NOR @ Studentersamfundet ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Live Show To Be Broadcast

A HELLACOPTERS live show recorded last Nov. 7 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden will be broadcast via Swedish national radio P3 on March 6 at 9:00 p.m. THE HELLACOPTERS feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals. ...

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OPETH Win Swedish GRAMMY!

OPETH have won a Swedish Grammy in the "Best Hard Rock" category for their "Deliverance" album at the 2003 Grammisgala, held last night (Feb. 18) in Stockholm, Sweden. Previous winners include THE HAUNTED (2000), BACKYARD BABIES (1998, 2001) and MISERY LOVES CO. (1997). The other nominees in the "Best Hard Rock" category were IN FLAMES, ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Line Up Scandinavian Dates

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, have lined up the following Scandinavian tour dates during February/March: Feb. 27 - Malmö, SWE @ KB Feb. 28 - Helsingborg, SWE @ Tivoli Mar. 01 - Lund, SWE @ [email protected]érs Matsalar Mar. 07 - Halmstad, SWE @ Diezel Mar. ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Get Certified

THE HELLACOPTERS' "By The Grace Of God" opus has been certified gold in Sweden for sales in excess of 30,000 copies. It is the second gold album for THE HELLACOPTERS, who achieved the same feat with their last release, 2000's "High Visibility". THE HELLACOPTERS, based in Stockholm, feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New Single

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, have set "Carry Me Home" as the next single from their latest CD, "By The Grace Of God". The B-side is a cover of Rory Gallagher's "Big Guns". It will be released Dec. 2 on CD and 7" vinyl. ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce European Tour

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, have announced the details of their upcoming European tour. They are as follows: Nov. 28 – Berlin, GER @ SO36 Nov. 29 - Hamburg, GER @ Grosse Freheit Dec. 01 - Koln, GER @ Live Music Hall Dec. 03 – Milan, ITA @ Magazzini ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce Scandinavian Tour

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have lined up a Scandinavian tour during September-November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Göteborg, SWE @ Liseberg Sep. 25 – Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Sep. 26 – Tromsö, NOR @ Driv Sep. 27 – ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Tour Norway With GLUECIFER

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, will be teaming up with GLUECIFER for a Norwegian mini-tour in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 25 – Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Sep. 26 – Tromsö, NOR @ Driv Sep. 27 – Bodö, NOR ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Issue New Single, Album In September

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, will release a new single, "By the Grace of God" b/w "Red Light", via Universal Music in early September. A new, as-yet-untitled 13-track LP/CD is coming out on Universal in late September. A Scandinavian tour is planned ...

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MERENDINE ATOMICHE To Utilize ENTOMBED Producer For Forthcoming CD

Italy's MERENDINE ATOMICHE will enter Stockholm, Sweden's Sunlight Studios with producer Tomas Skogsberg (i.e. ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, HELLACOPTERS) in August to record their upcoming full-length CD, entitled Walk Across Fire, for a late 2002 release through France's Deadsun Records. The follow-up to the The Holy Metal mini-CD will reportedly include guest appearances from ANNIHILATOR guitarist Jeff ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Enter Studio To Record New CD

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have entered the studio with producer Chips K. (i.e. THE NOMADS, SATOR, THE TURPENTINES) to record their as-yet-untitled new CD, due later in the year. According to drummer Robert Eriksson, "a total of 20 brand new killer ...

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