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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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U.D.O.: South American Tour Postponed

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has issued the following update: "Based on several organizational problems the tour promoter of the South America tour (May 31 until June 14) has informed us that we have to postpone the dates. We are very sorry that we have to disappoint our fans ...

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U.D.O.: Photos From 20th-Anniversary Concert Posted Online

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer 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 before the end of ...

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U.D.O. Schedules More South American, Mexican Dates

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has announced the following dates for Mexico and South America: May 31 - Goiania, Brazil - Clube Ja 9 Jun. 01 - So Paulo, Brazil - Citibank Hall Jun. 03 - Asuncin, Paraguay - Consejo Nacional de Deportes Jun. 04 - Montevideo, Uruguay - ...

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U.D.O.: Brazilian Tour Dates Announced

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has announced the first two shows as part of its upcoming South American tour. They are as follows: May 31 - BR - Goiania - Clube Ja 9 Jun. 01 - BR - So Paulo - Citibank Hall More dates will be announced soon. ...

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U.D.O.: 20th-Anniversary Concert Details Revealed

The web site of U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has been updated with the following message: "U.D.O. has invented on the occasion of the band's 20th anniversary a special thank you to the fans. "Because of the loyalty of the German fans, U.D.O. will play two special shows in ...

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U.D.O.: First Show Of 2008 Confirmed

U.D.O. — the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — has issued the following update: "U.D.O. will play on April 30th in Solingen (Germany); the town were everything has started. It will be a special concert and the band will be available for photos, autographs etc. after the show. There's more to ...

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DIO's CRAIG GOLDY To Tour With BUDGIE

DIO's Craig Goldy — who is currently busy sharing his "incredible knowledge of the inner workings of the record industry" via a program called "Destiny Bridge" — will tour with Welsh hard rock legends BUDGIE as a guest guitarist. The dates featuring Goldy are as follows: UK tour dates: Jan. 31 - Cox's Yard, Stratford-upon-Avon ...

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U.D.O.: Helsinki Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — performing the song "Mastercutor" on November 22, 2007 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. The clip, which was filmed, edited and produced by Keke Lehikoinen, features dubbed audio taken from the "official bootleg" recording of ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER To Appear On 'Guest DJ Hour'

Legendary U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider will host Metal Express Radio's "Guest DJ Hour" today (Friday, December 21). He will play 10 of his favorite tracks "that have influenced him or are currently rocking his metal world!" Listen to the program at 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. CET (9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. EST) at

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider and two members of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN were interviewed for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, November 28) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. According to a press release for the program, "OVERKILL, MANIFEST and DARKTHRONE go under the magnifying glass ...

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U.D.O.: Kiev Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider — performing at the Extreme Power Open Air festival in Kiev, Ukraine in September 2007 can be viewed below (courtesy of "part1k"). Udo Dirkschneider took part in an online chat on November 15 at the web site of the ...

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U.D.O.: Haugesund Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider — performing the song "Holy" on November 17, 2007 at at Byscenen in Haugesund, Norway can be viewed below (courtesy of "Lund666"). Udo Dirkschneider took part in an online chat last Thursday (November 15) at the web site of ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER: Chat Transcript Available

Former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider took part in an online chat last Thursday (November 15) at the web site of the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. Read a transcript of the chat at this location. According to a posting on U.D.O.'s web site, fans who attend the German group's concerts will now ...

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U.D.O.: Video Interview From Serbia's EXIT Festival Posted Online

An interview with U.D.O. members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals; ex-ACCEPT) and Fitty Wienhold (bass) conducted on July 14, 2007 at the Exit festival in Novi Sad, Serbia by Thea (Teodora Bahun) of the TV show "Demo_NS" on RTV Panonija has been posted on YouTube. The six-minute clip, which includes footage of the band's performance at the ...

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Take U.D.O. Home After The Show

According to a posting on U.D.O.'s web site, fans who attend the German group's concerts will now have achance to purchase a recording of each show immediately following the completion of the gig on a 1 GB USB stick (photo) with a U.D.O. logo printed on it. U.D.O. — the German band led ...

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MEGADETH Adds 20 Minutes To Osaka Set

MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "Man, we had such a great time onstage last night in Osaka, so much so that we played an extra 20 minutes for ya. I want to personally thank all involved with Mr. Udo for making ...

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