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QUEENSRŸCHE, SYMPHONY X, EDGUY, OBITUARY, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

QUEENSRŸCHE, SYMPHONY X, EDGUY, OBITUARY, VICTORY and ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE ...

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LYE BY MISTAKE Sign With LAMBGOAT RECORDS

Lambgoat Records, a new record label formed by the people behind metal/hardcore webzine Lambgoat.com, has officially been launched. The label doesn't intend to stray from the genres typically covered by Lambgoat.com, but will attempt to avoid duplicating avenues previously traveled. As such, Lambgoat Records has officially signed St. Louis act LYE BY MISTAKE. Combining elements ...

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DEF LEPPARD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

DEF LEPPARD have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DEF LEPPARD DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND ...

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ASIA, VANDEN PLAS, THE QUILL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ASIA, VANDEN PLAS, and THE QUILL have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY ...

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PHANTOM-X Guitarist Records Music For Comedian

PHANTOM-X guitarist Eric Knudson is recording music for comedian Alex Reymundo (known for his part in the "The Latin Kings Of Comedy"). The music will be used as an intro for Reymundo's new shoot that will air on HBO and Comedy Central. PHANTOM-X, who feature in their ranks OMEN singer Kevin Goocher, will be headlining ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Team Up With CANNAE For Canadian Tour

Canadian deathcore act BLOODSHOTEYE will be teaming up with CANNAE and as-yet-undisclosed "guests" for a Canadian tour beginning mid-March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 17 - London, ON @ The Embassy Mar. 18 - Windsor, ON @ 1214 Mar. 19 - Chatham, ON @ Riverplace Banquet Center Mar. 21 - Hamilton, ON @ The ...

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KYLESA Announce Two New Drummers

Savannah sludge rockers KYLESA have issued the following update: "Drummer tryouts went really well — thanks to everyone who made the trek to Savannah. Since the dawn of KYLESA, it was our intention to have two drummers but at the time it didn't pan out. Finally, after five years it has become a reality and ...

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ALICE COOPER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

ALICE COOPER has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND GAMMA RAY ...

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SYBREED Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Swiss metallers SYBREED have parted ways with drummer Alex and are currently seeking a replacement. Guitarist Thomas' (a.k.a. Drop) official statement on the matter is as follows: "After three years of hard drumming in SYBREED, Alex decided to part ways for personal reasons concerning the band, and musical divergences concerning the new album. Here is ...

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RANDOMM Finish Mixing New CD With ALEX NEWPORT

Los Angeles-based band RANDOMM have finished mixing their new CD with Alex Newport (KYLESA, MARS VOLTA, NAILBOMB, FUDGE TUNNEL) at Hothead Recording. The 12-song, as-yet-untitled effort was co-produced by Bryan Random and Erik Colvin at Studio "D" and La Leyanda Sound in Hollywood and features the drumming of Anthony Scarpa (NAKED SUN). Additional percussion was ...

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MURDERDOLLS Drummer To Tour With ANTIPRODUCT

Ben Graves of MURDERDOLLS and DOPE fame will be joining ANTIPRODUCT on the road in Europe this month as both the support and headline band, attempting to play 20 sets in 10 days! "That's right, two sets a night for our boys and girls as they explode all over Europe, first as ANTIPRODUCT and then ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, TWISTED SISTER, JUDAS PRIEST Members On OZZY Tribute CD: Audio Samples Available

MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister, TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider, ex-JUDAS PRIEST/current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens and legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen are among the metal icons appearing on "Flying High Again: The World's Greatest Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne", due on March 14 via Magick Records. Malmsteen and Owens cover "Mr. Crowley"; ex-DOKKEN guitarist ...

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RUSH Guitarist, VOIVOD Drummer To Guest On JOHN KASTNER's Solo Debut

RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson and VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin are among the impressive cast of musicians contributing to the solo debut from John Kastner (ASEXUALS, DOUGHBOYS, ALL SYSTEMS GO!), entitled "Have You Seen Lucky". The album, scheduled to be released in late spring, boasts additional guest appearances by Lee Ving (FEAR), Jim Cuddy (BLUE ...

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DRAGONFORCE, ONSLAUGHT, BONFIRE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

DRAGONFORCE, ONSLAUGHT, BONFIRE, NASTY IDOLS, NEIL TURBIN'S DEATHRIDERS and HOUSE OF SHAKIRA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO DRAGONFORCE ...

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SINISTER To Film Portuguese Concert For Upcoming DVD

Reunited Dutch death metallers SINISTER will film their March 12 concert in Porto, Portugal for an upcoming DVD. Also appearing on the bill are veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT. As previously reported, audio samples from SINISTER's forthcoming album, "Afterburner", have been posted online at this location. "Afterburner" was recorded at Stage ...

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SINISTER: 'Afterburner' Audio Samples Available

Audio samples from SINISTER's forthcoming album, "Afterburner", have been posted online at this location. The reunited Dutch death metallers' new album, "Afterburner" was recorded at Stage One studio in Germany in December 2005 and is scheduled for release in Germany on April 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. SINISTER's current lineup consists of Aad ...

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KYLESA To Release Split Seven-Inch Single With VICTIMS

Savannah sludge rockers KYLESA have issued the following update: "We've been writing new music and trying out drummers and everything is coming together nicely... We're playing the Emissions from the Monolith fest in Ohio May 25. We'll probably do some shows on the way up there and back. "Our next release will be a split ...

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HATE ETERNAL Drummer Joins Forces With WATCHTOWER, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the technical extreme metal project masterminded by guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) and bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE), have announced the addition of drummer Derek Roddy (HATE ETERNAL). Roddy replaces Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD) who recently had to bow out due to other commitments. The earlier tentative project name, THE MACHINATIONS ...

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WHITESNAKE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

WHITESNAKE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BLITZKRIEG CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND GAMMA RAY GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS ...

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