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RAGING SPEEDHORN Cancel U.K. Tour

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN have been forced to pull out of their planned U.K. tour "due to unavoidable recording commitments," according to a post on the group's web site. "The band are extremely sorry but the new recordings are taking longer than anyone thought and we are working to some pretty harsh deadlines. It looks as ...

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BLOWSIGHT: New Live Dates Announced

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 13 - Alcazar / Nalen – Stockholm, SWE Mar. 31 - Pub Anchor – Stockholm, SWE (video release party "Breather") Apr. 17 - Underjord – Stockholm, SWE May 15 - The ...

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MAYHEM: 'Chimera' Artwork Revealed

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "Chimera", at (get your magnifying glasses ready, people) this location. The group have also finalized the track listing for the CD, which is scheduled to be released on March 29 in Europe and April 6 in the U.S. through Season ...

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CHINCHILLA Name New Album

German metallers CHINCHILLA have set "Take No Prisoners" as the title of their new album, tentatively due later in the year through Metal Blade Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: 01. Stillborn Soul 02. I'm The Ripper 03. Money Talks 04. Under The Flames 05. Take No Prisoners 06. The Almighty Power ...

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DEICIDE, SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DEICIDE will be hitting the road this spring with SUPERJOINT RITUAL. The tour kicks off April 6 in Louisville, Ky. CLUTCH will be joining the bill at select shows. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 07 - Annie's - Cincinnati, OH Apr. 08 - Pop's - Sauget, IL + Apr. 09 - The ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Open Cabo Wabo Cantina In Lake Tahoe

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar has announced plans to give his Cabo Wabo Cantina a second home on U.S. soil at Harveys in beautiful Lake Tahoe. The Grand Opening party for the new location will be held Friday, April 30 - Sunday May 1. This weekend-long celebration will include great music, delicious food, skiing, ...

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FALLEN, GOLD STAR, CONQUEST Confirmed For CLASSIC METAL FEST 4

FALLEN, GOLD STAR, and CONQUEST are the final three bands confirmed for the Classic Metal Fest 4, set to be held May 13-15 at JJ Kelley's in Bernice Lansing, Illinois. The following is a list of the artists currently scheduled to appear at the event: SOLITUDE AETURNUS HIRAX RAFF DECEASED WRATH ATTACKER WRETCH IMPALER DESTRUCTOR ...

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ORGY's JAY GORDON To Join SOCIETY 1 At 'Suspension Show'

ORGY frontman Jay Gordon will be joining SOCIETY 1's Matt "The Lord" Zane on vocals at SOCIETY 1's "suspension show" at Hollywood's Key Club on March 11. Gordon will be joining SOCIETY 1 onstage during The Lord's "suspension" — the part of the show where The Lord will perform after being pierced through his back ...

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HENRY ROLLINS: New Band To Launch This Summer

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has told Lawrence.com that he is currently in the process of putting together a new band, with tentative plans to launch it later in the year. "I have another project planned for this summer, and all the people are in place and everyone's on board," he said. "I've just got ...

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MAYHEM, DEFILED: European Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM and Japan's DEFILED will be teaming up for a European tour beginning in early April. A third band will be added to the bill soon. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 08 – Loppen - Copenhagen, DEN Apr. 09 - Musikens Hus - Gothenburg, SWE Apr. 10 - Inferno ...

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MAYHEM Announce Finnish Dates

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have added three Finnish dates to their upcoming European tour. As previously reported, the trek (which will reportedly include Poland's DECAPITATED and Japan's DEFILED) will officially commence on April 10, beginning with an appearance at the Inferno Festival in Oslo, according to a posting on the band's web site. The European ...

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ATOMIZER, IMPIETY, WITCHMASTER To Team Up For European Tour

ATOMIZER, IMPIETY and WITCHMASTER will be teaming up for a European tour beginning on September 9 and concluding on September 25. In addition, "there is a grand chance that we will join IMPIETY in South America for 10 shows prior to this, but negotiations are still underway, so time will reveal all!" ATOMIZER write on ...

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MAYHEM: 'Chimera' Track Listing Revealed

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have revealed the track listing for their new CD, "Chimera", due on March 29 in Europe and April 6 in the U.S. through Season Of Mist Records. The CD, which was recorded at a mobile studio in the mountains of Norway, reportedly features a musical direction that is being described by ...

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RUSH: 30th Anniversary Tour Details Revealed!

As promised, RUSH have revealed the first details of their 30th Anniversary Tour via their official web site, Rush.com. Around 40 North American dates have been scheduled so far, beginning on May 28 in Charlotte, NC and concluding on August 22 in the band's hometown of Toronto, Canada. Also available are the details of the ...

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MAYHEM, DECAPITATED, DEFILED: Scandinavian Dates Announced

Norway's MAYHEM, Poland's DECAPITATED and Japan's DEFILED will be teaming up for a European tour beginning in early April. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 09 - Göteborg, SWE @ Musikens Hus Apr. 10 – Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Festival Apr. 11 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben MAYHEM's new full-length CD, "Chimera", is ...

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SCORPIONS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have been confirmed as the third headliner (alongside JUDAS PRIEST and EUROPE) at this year's installment of Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 10-12 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): ABRAMIS BRAMA APRIL ...

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STONEHENGE, LEVIATHAN Confirmed For CLASSIC METAL FEST 4

STONEHENGE and LEVIATHAN have been confirmed for the Classic Metal Fest 4, set to be held May 13-15 at JJ Kelley's in Bernice Lansing, Illinois. The following is a list of the artists currently scheduled to appear at the event: SOLITUDE AETURNUS HIRAX RAFF DECEASED WRATH ATTACKER WRETCH IMPALER DESTRUCTOR PREMONITION TYRANT'S REIGN IRON CROSS ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: 'Riff After Riff' Track Listing Revealed

THE WILDHEARTS have revealed the track listing for the special U.S. version of their "Riff After Riff" CD, due on March 9 through Gearhead Records. As previously reported, the British group's first American release since 1993's "Earth Vs The Wildhearts" will contain all the tracks from the Japanese version of "Riff After Riff" minus "Vanilla ...

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METALLICA Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

METALLICA will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, March 1. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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SEVENDUST To Appear On BUDWEISER's 'True Music Show'

SEVENDUST's performance at NextStage in Grand Prairie, Texas Saturday (Feb. 14) will be recorded for future broadcast on Budweiser's "True Music Show", according to a posting on the band's web site. The group will also be interviewed for the show, which will be broadcast nationally on HDNet — the first all high-definition cable network started ...

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METALLICA To Be Honored With GOVERNORS AWARD

METALLICA will be honored with the 2004 Governors Award for creative excellence and outstanding achievement by the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy along with Mickey Hart and Chanticleer. The 2004 Governors Awards gala — the Chapter's largest fundraiser of the year — will be held on Monday, March 15, 2004 from 6:30 - ...

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EVIL MASQUERADE Sign With FRONTIERS RECORDS

EVIL MASQUERADE, the Danish metal band featuring guitarist Henrik Flyman (ex-MOAHNI MOAHNA, ZOOL, WUTHERING HEIGHTS) and original ROYAL HUNT vocalist Henrik Brockmann, have inked a deal with Frontiers Records. The group's debut CD, entitled "Welcome to The Show" (view cover here), is due on April 5 and is described in an official press ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer To Release Solo Debut, Hit The Road

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd and his eponymously named solo band — Josh (vocals), Jesse Logan (guitars), Mike Hewitt (guitars), Mark John (bass) and Kent Ross (drums) — will release their highly anticipated debut album, "You Made Me", on March 9 through a partnership between TODD Entertainment, LLC and XSRecords. It's being distributed by the ...

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