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SEBASTIAN BACH: Video Interview Available

HIP Video Promo has just uploaded an early 2008 interview with former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach spliced with footage from his video "(Love Is) A Bitchslap". Watch the five-minute clip below. Also available is professionally filmed video footage of Sebastian Bach and his solo band performing the song "By Your Side" at the Udo ...

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EXILIA: Another New Song Posted Online

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has posted another new song, "The Hunter", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "My Own Army", which will be released on February 20 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Münster), Germany. ILL NINO drummer Dave ...

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EXILIA: New Song Posted Online

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has posted the song "Are You Breathing?" on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "My Own Army", which will be released on February 20 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Münster), Germany. ILL NINO drummer Dave ...

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EXILIA Films 'Are You Breathing?' Video

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA filmed a video for the song "Are You Breathing?" this past Wednesday (December 17) with director Tobias Dannappel. The track comes off the band's new album, "My Own Army", which will now be released on February 20, 2009 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Pulls Out Of DORO's Anniversary Concert

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider has cancelled his appearance at a special concert on December 13 at the ISS Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany celebrating Doro Pesch's 25-year career as the reigning queen of German heavy metal. According to a posting on U.D.O.'s web site, the cancellation was caused by a scheduling conflict. The concert will feature ...

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EXILIA: New Album Title, Release Date, Cover Artwork Revealed

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has set "My Own Army" as the title of its new album, due on January 30, 2009 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Münster), Germany. ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri joined the band in the studio to produce a selection of songs and ILL ...

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DORO PESCH: '25 Years In Rock' Widget Available

A widget for the special concert on December 13 at the ISS Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany celebrating Doro Pesch's 25-year career as the reigning queen of German heavy metal can be found below. The show will feature appearances by: DORO ARCH ENEMY LEAVES' EYES HOLY MOSES WARLOCK (special performance by 1986 lineup) Performing with DORO ...

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Former ACCEPT Bassist Available For Session Work

Former ACCEPT bassist Peter Baltes is available for session work either as a bassist or as a collaborator/producer through eSession.com. He says, "If you work with ProTools there is actually a plug-in that works directly within the session. We can also see each other while we work, like Skype in ProTools. If you click

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U.D.O.: Ukrainian Shows Cancelled

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has been forced to cancel the three Ukrainian dates (Kharkov, Odessa, Lugansk; November 25-27) on its upcoming tour. The promoter for those shows has issued the following statement: "We've got an extra situation with last three cities in Ukraine. Due to unexpected political changes, ...

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EXILIA: New Album Pushed Back To January

Due to "scheduling difficulties," the new album from the Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has had its release date pushed back to mid-January 2009 from the previously announced late October. The CD was recorded at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Münster), Germany and will be issued via AFM Records. ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri joined the ...

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HOLY MOSES Confirmed For DORO's Anniversary Concert

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES will perform at a special concert on December 13 at the ISS Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany celebrating Doro Pesch's 25-year career as the reigning queen of German heavy metal. The concert will feature appearances by: DORO ARCH ENEMY LEAVES' EYES HOLY MOSES WARLOCK (special performance by 1986 lineup) Performing with ...

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U.D.O.: Two Videos From 'Mastercutor Alive' DVD Posted Online

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, celebrated its 20th anniversary by playing two special shows in Germany on April 30 in Solingen at Cobra and May 3 in Tuttlingen at Stadthalle. The three-hour Tuttlingen concert was filmed for a DVD and live CD, entitled "Mastercutor Alive" (see artwork below), which ...

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CHINCHILLA: New Song Posted Online

German metallers CHINCHILLA have uploaded a rough-mix version of a new song, "Bloody Sacrifice", on their MySpace page. According to guitarist Udo Gerstenmeyer, "this is not the final mix; this is only a pre-production by myself. Achim Köhler (PRIMAL FEAR, BRAINSTORM) will start with the mix at the end of September." CHINCHILLA's new ...

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U.D.O.: 'Mastercutor Alive' Artwork Unveiled

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, celebrated its 20th anniversary by playing two special shows in Germany on April 30 in Solingen at Cobra and May 3 in Tuttlingen at Stadthalle. The three-hour Tuttlingen concert was filmed for a DVD and live CD, entitled "Mastercutor Alive" (see artwork below), to ...

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U.D.O.: Russia, Ukraine Dates Announced

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has scheduled the following dates in Russia and the Ukraine: Nov. 06 - Kaliningrad, Russia - DKM Nov. 08 - St. Petersburg, Russia - Port Nov. 09 - Moscow, Russia - Tochka Nov. 13 - Novokuznetsk, Russia - venue tba Nov. 14 - Novosibirsk, ...

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U.D.O.: Live DVD/CD Title, Release Date Announced

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, celebrated its 20th anniversary by playing two special shows in Germany on April 30 in Solingen at Cobra and May 3 in Tuttlingen at Stadthalle. The three-hour Tuttlingen concert was filmed for a DVD and live CD, entitled "Mastercutor Alive", to be released on ...

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U.D.O.: DVD Track Listing Revealed

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, celebrated its 20th anniversary by playing two special shows in Germany on April 30 in Solingen at Cobra and May 3 in Tuttlingen at Stadthalle. The three-hour Tuttlingen concert was filmed for a DVD and live CD, to be released in October in three ...

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EXILIA Completes Recording New Album

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has finished recording its new album at Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Münster), Germany for a late October release via AFM Records. ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri joined the band in the studio to produce a selection of songs and ILL NINO singer Cristian Machado contributes guest vocals. Commented frontwoman Masha ...

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Drummer BOBBY JARZOMBEK Checks In From SEBASTIAN BACH Tour

Drummer Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, FATES WARNING) has issued the following update: "I'm writing this update from the tour bus as we've just completed our first six shows (in a row) on the POISON/ DOKKEN/ SEBASTIAN BACH U.S. tour and I finally have a day off. "Looks like we got lucky and avoided the ...

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EXILIA Begins Recording New Album

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has entered Principal Studios in Ottmarsbocholt (near Mnster), Germany to begin recording its new album for a September 2008 release via AFM Records. ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri will join the band in the studio to produce a selection of songs. Commented singer Masha: ""The work has begun and we are ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More 'Angel Down' CD/DVD Package Details Revealed

Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "Alright!! We are so excited to announce the UK domestic release of 'Angel Down' [Bach's latest solo album]! The 'Angel Down' CD/DVD Package, featuring 'Roadrage' a film by Sebastian Bach, will be released domestically all across the United Kingdom on July 21 2008! That's right ALL copies of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Japanese Tour Announced

Concert promoter UDO Artist Inc. has announced the details of JUDAS PRIEST's Japanese tour via the July 2008 issue of Burrn! magazine. The dates are as follows: Sep. 24 - Public Hall, Nagoya, JPN Sep. 25 - Festival Hall, Osaka, JPN Sep. 26 - Festival Hall, Osaka, JPN Sep. 28 - National Convention Hall, Yokohama, ...

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