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U.D.O.: 'Mastercutor' Enters German Chart At No. 39

U.D.O.'s new album, "Mastercutor", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 39 — the highest German chart position in the band's history. "Mastercutor" was released on May 18 via AFM Records. Several extra songs were recorded for the CD, with different territories getting their own bonus cuts. The Japanese edition of the ...

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DORO Celebrates 20 Years This Spring With 2-DVD Set And Tour

Locomotive Records celebrates two decades of DORO with the May 22 release of "20 Years: A Warrior Soul", a double-DVD visual treat filmed in state-of-the-art DVD9 format, plus bonus CD. The first disc is 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes documentary-styled concert footage of the "Metal Queen"'s triumphant Euro-Russian tour, 11 tunes in all, six from "Warrior ...

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NECROPHAGIST Drummer Schedules U.S. Clinics

Last week German death metal band NECROPHAGIST announced the addition of world-renowned drummer Marco Minnemann to its lineup. Minnemann will begin playing drums for NECROPHAGIST on the band's upcoming headlining North American tour, dubbed "Summer Slaughter Tour", also featuring labelmates CEPHALIC CARNAGE as well as DECAPITATED, ION DISSONANCE, CATTLE DECAPITATION, ARSIS and more. The "Summer ...

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U.D.O. To Release New EP In April

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release a new EP, entitled "The Wrong Side of Midnight", on April 27. The EP will include two versions of the title track as well as three non-album tracks. U.D.O. is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its new album, "Mastercutor", ...

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ACCEPT: Rare T-Shirts For Sale

A collection of rare t-shirts from legendary German heavy metal band ACCEPT has been made available for sale at this location. ACCEPT in 2005 completed a 25th anniversary tour with a touring lineup of original members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals), Wolf Hoffmann and Herman Frank (both on guitar) and Peter Baltes (bass), along with ...

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U.D.O.: New Album Title Announced

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has set "Mastercutor" as the title of its new album, due on May 18 via AFM Records. The group is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on the CD before it is mastered in the beginning of March. U.D.O. supported LORDI on September ...

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DORO: Illness Forces Belgian In-Store Cancellation

DORO has reportedly cancelled today's signing session at Feedback in Aalst, Belgium due to an unspecified illness. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, DORO has been confirmed as the support act for EDGUY for their two headlining shows at the Wartenberg Oval in Fulda, Angersbach on February 23-24, 2007. DORO released a ...

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DORO To Support EDGUY On German Dates

German hard rock singer DORO has been confirmed as the support act for EDGUY for their two headlining shows at the Wartenberg Oval in Fulda, Angersbach on February 23-24, 2007. As previously reported, DORO has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. ...

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DORO Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German hard rock singer DORO has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER COMMUNIC DARK FUNERAL DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORNENREICH DORO EISBRECHER FEAR MY THOUGHTS ...

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DORO, LEAVES' EYES, KEEP OF KALESSIN Confirmed For Norway's KARMØYGEDDON Festival

DORO (Friday headliner), LEAVES' EYES and KEEP OF KALESSIN have been confirmed for Norway's Karmøygeddon festival, set to take place May 4-5, 2007 in Haugesund. Also scheduled to appear are KAMELOT (Saturday headliner), BREED, COMMUNIC, SCAR SYMMETRY and PICTURES OF PAIN. For more information, visit www.karmoygeddon.info. DORO released a new double DVD on ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HEAVEN AND HELL — the new band featuring legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) alongside original BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler, plus drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH) — has been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2007 in Sölvesborg, ...

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ROB HALFORD, ROBERT PLANT, BON SCOTT, OZZY Are Among 'Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) and Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) are among the singers who appear on Hit Parader magazine's (cover) list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" (published in the November 2006 issue). Commented the editors of the magazine: "Assembling our list certainly presented a ...

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WHITESNAKE's COVERDALE, ALDRICH To Attend SWEDEN ROCK Kick-Off

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale and guitarist Doug Aldrich will be making an "exclusive appearance" at the Sweden Rock Festival kick-off on December 2 at Nalen in Stockholm, Sweden. At this event the first batch of bands booked for next year's festival will be announced. Scheduled to perform at the show are HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, WOLF and ...

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DORO To Play Acoustic Show In Cologne

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch will play an exclusive acoustic set on October 25 at the Hard Rock Café in Cologne, Germany. The show ill start at 9:30 p.m. and the entrance fee is 17 euros. As previously reported, AFM Records has set a November 24 release date for DORO's "Warrior Soul Winter Edition ...

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EXILIA To Release 'Your Rain' Single

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA will release a limited-edition single, "Your Rain", in Germany on October 27. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Your Rain 02. Never Again 03. Remind Me 04. Snakes 05. Kill Me EXILIA was recently forced to cancel its European tour due to "a fracture of [singer] Masha's ...

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U.D.O. Begins Recording New Album

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has entered the studio to begin recording its new album for an April 2007 release via AFM Records. More information will be made available soon. U.D.O. supported LORDI on September 28 at the Live Music Hall in Cologne. Dirkschneider makes an appearance on the song ...

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U.D.O. To Open For LORDI In Cologne

U.D.O., the band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will support LORDI on September 28 at the Live Music Hall in Cologne. Dirkschneider makes an appearance on the song "They Only Come Out At Night" on LORDI's latest album, "The Arockalypse". Upcoming U.D.O. tour dates: Sep. 30 - Madrid, SPA @ Rockzinante Festival Nov. ...

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DORO Putting Finishing Touches On New DVD

German hard rock singer DORO is currently putting the finishing touches on her new DVD in Berlin. She and the Roax film crew, who produced Doro's "Classic Diamonds" DVD, are working on special features for the exclusive winter edition of "20 Years A Warrior Soul", which will be released on November 20, 2006 via AFM ...

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GODSMACK: Live Video From Japan Posted Online

A video clip of GODSMACK performing the song "Straight out of Line" at the Udo Music Fest in Japan in July has been posted online at YouTube.com. GODSMACK's latest album, "IV", has sold 582,000 copies in the United States since its April 25 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band's current North American ...

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EXILIA Cancels European Tour

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has been forced to cancel its previously announced September/October tour due to "a fracture of [singer] Masha's leg. The tour will be made up in spring 2007," the band writes in a statement. "If you already purchased tickets, please hold on to them as they will be honored for the make-up ...

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