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AIRBOURNE Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL IV

Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE will headline the Hard Rock Hell IV festival on Friday, December 3. The event will take place December 4-5 at Prestatyn Sands, North Wales. Hard Rock Hell promoter John Davis said: "We are pleased to have AIRBOURNE complete our Friday night lineup. They are an exceptional live act and we have ...

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BOB DAISLEY Interviewed By 'Good Time Metal Oldies'

On April 12, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with legendary bassist Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, URIAH HEEP). You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 FM in ...

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RAVEN Frontman Reveals Top Musical Influences

Vocalist/bassist John Gallagher of the veteran British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN counted down his Top 9 musical influences with Ranker.com. His list is as follows: 01. THE WHO's John Entwistle 02. RUSH's Geddy Lee 03. FREE's Andy Fraser 04. URIAH HEEP's Gary Thain 05. SLADE's Jimmy Lea 06. YES' Chris Squire 07. KING ...

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ROYAL HUNT: New Song Posted Online

"Shadowman", a brand new song from the Denmark-based hard rock/progressive metal band ROYAL HUNT, is avaialble for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off ROYAL HUNT's new album, "X", which will be released in Europe in June 2010 via Scarlet Records. The CD came out in Japan and Southeast Asia ...

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ROYAL HUNT Signs European Deal With SCARLET RECORDS

Denmark-based hard rock/progressive metal band ROYAL HUNT has signed a deal with Scarlet Records for the European release of its new album, "X". ROYAL HUNT decided to revisit its roots and incorporate some of the musical values of the '70s into its songwriting as well as — in order to reinforce that particular atmosphere — ...

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OPETH Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been confirmed for High Voltage, the U.K.'s new rock festival, which is scheduled to take place July 24-25, 2010 at Victoria Park in London, U.K. The festival billing is shaping up as follows : Main Stage: EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER ZZ TOP FOREIGNER HEAVEN & HELL BACHMAN TURNER JOE BONAMASSA ...

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URIAH HEEP, UFO Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL IV Festival

URIAH HEEP and UFO have been confirmed for the Hard Rock Hell IV festival, set to take place December 3-5, 2010 at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLAZE BAYLEY DIAMOND HEAD ENUFF Z'NUFF L.A. GUNS MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP PAUL DI'ANNO PRETTY BOY ...

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RICHARD CHRISTY, ANNICK 'THE MORBID CHEF' GIROUX Interviewed On 'Talking Metal'

This latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with acclaimed metal drummer Richard Christy (CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED, BURNING INSIDE). Also included an interview with Annick "The Morbid Chef" Giroux, author of "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook". ...

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ODYSSEY: 'Reinventing The Past' Artwork Unveiled

Back in 1999, Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Utopian Vision Music released a three-song self-titled EP by ODYSSEY, a band featuring Swedish multi-instrumentalist/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH), Rick Gustafson (ex-MEMORY GARDEN), and Kenth Philipsson (DARK FUNERAL, THE PROJECT HATE). The EP has long been out of print and is a much-sought-after collector's item. Later ...

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URIAH HEEP's 'Celebration' To Receive U.S. Release In March

"Celebration", the latest album from legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP, will be released in North America on March 16 via a new deal between DisManic Distribution and Knife Fight Media. HEEP history has been an extraordinary journey and it was time that their greatest classics were recorded in studio by the lineup playing them ...

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BOB DAISLEY To Take Part In Another Online Chat

Legendary bassist Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, URIAH HEEP) will take part in a question-and-answer session via a live webcam chat on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. EST at the RandyRhoads.us web site. RandyRhoads.us, the only web site endorsed by the Randy Rhoads family, no longer requires a membership ...

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CATHEDRAL: New Album Details Revealed

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL will release its ninth full-length album and second for the Nuclear Blast label, "The Guessing Game", on March 26. The CD was recorded at the Chapel studios (THE DARKNESS, NAPALM DEATH, URIAH HEEP, WET WET WET, SIMPLE MINDS) in Lincolnshire, U.K. and was once again produced by Warren Riker (DOWN, ...

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URIAH HEEP To Embark On First North American Tour Since 2002

Legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP will embark on their first North American tour since 2002 this summer. According to a posting on URIAH HEEP's official web site, "The band very much looks forward to meeting its USA fans again!" Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 18 - Chattanooga, TN - Riverbend Festival ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'X' To Receive Japanese Release This Month

Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have extended their contract with Marquee/Avalon Records in order to include their 10th studio album, "X", set to be released on January 21 throughout Japan and Southeast Asia. ROYAL HUNT decided to revisit its roots and incorporate some of the musical values of the '70s into its songwriting as well ...

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ROYAL HUNT: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their 10th studio album, "X", due later this year. ROYAL HUNT decided to revisit its roots and incorporate some of the musical values of the '70s into its songwriting as well as — in order to reinforce that particular atmosphere — ...

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SOLAR PARALLAX: First Recordings Posted Online

SOLAR PARALLAX, the new Polish project led by guitarist/composer Michael Gapys, has posted some of its first recordings on the band's MySpace page. According to a press release, SOLAR PARALLAX's sound is "a mixture of melodic vocals, big choruses, heavy riffs and pumping drums." SOLAR PARALLAX is: Michael Gapys - Guitar, Bass, Keys, ...

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HEAVEN & HELL Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — has been confirmed for High Voltage, the U.K.'s new rock festival, which is scheduled to take place July 24-25, 2010 at Victoria Park in London, U.K. The festival billing is ...

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