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THE QUILL Taps CHRIS LANEY For New Album Mix

Sweden's THE QUILL has tapped songwriter/producer/artist Chris Laney (real name: Ulf Larsson) to mix the band's new album, due later in the year. The group states, "[Chris] has already presented us with some samples and it sounds really promising. Needless to say, we are psyched!" Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for THE QUILL's new ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, APOCALYPTICA, ALTER BRIDGE, Others Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

ROB ZOMBIE, APOCALYPTICA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, DISTURBED, ALTER BRIDGE, MONSTER MAGNET, THE CULT, MORBID ANGEL, MESHUGGAH and SUICIDE SILENCE are among the newly confirmed bands for this year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place June 17-19, 2011 in Clisson, France. The festival billing is as follows: Friday, June 17: IGGY AND THE STOOGES ROB ZOMBIE ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, JETHRO TULL, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Confirmed For HIGH VOLTAGE

Following the exciting announcement that heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST will play their farewell festival performance as High Voltage headliners and metal heroes DREAM THEATER will be closing the weekend with their only 2011 U.K. festival performance, organizers have announced that joining them on the main stage is none other than heavy rock supergroup BLACK ...

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Reformed STAMPEDE To Release New Studio Album In April

Newly reformed NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) heroes STAMPEDE have announced details of the release of their new album, "A Sudden Impulse" — the long-awaited follow-up to their classic 1983 debut studio album, "Hurricane Town". Finding a happy and welcoming new home with Rock Candy Records' spin-off front line label Grind That Axe ...

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STRYPER To Be Joined By CHRIS JERICHO, JEFF SCOTT SOTO At Anaheim Show

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will be joined by FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho and legendary hard rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) when they perform at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 15 during the winter NAMM show. STRYPER will play its classics ...

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OVERLORDE Guitarist To Perform Set Of Instrumentals In Clifton

OVERLORDE guitarist Mark "M.E." Edwards will perform a set of original and cover instrumentals this Friday, January 7, 2011, at Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey. He will be opening for the IRON MAIDEN tribute band SANCTUARY, featuring Mark's OVERLORDE bandmate Bobby "Leather Lungs" Lucas on vocals. As a special treat, Bobby will join Mark at ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA's AC/DC Tribute Band Schedules San Francisco Show

AC/DZ, the San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band formed by legendary thrash singer Steve "Zetro" Souza (TENET, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL, EXODUS, LEGACY) and executive producer Walter Morgan (organizer of the Thrash Of The Titans 2001 benefit concert), will perform this coming Friday, January 7 at Café Cocomo in San Francisco, California. Also scheduled to ...

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FATES WARNING: First Round Of European Tour Dates Announced

Progressive metallers FATES WARNING have announced the following European tour dates: Feb. 10 - Turock - Essen, Germany Feb. 11 - Het Bolwerk - Sneek, Holland Feb. 12 - Bosuil - Weert, Holland Feb. 13 - De Kelder - Amersfoort, Holland FATES WARNING 2011 is: Ray Alder (vocals) Jim Matheos (guitar) Frank Aresti (guitar) Joey ...

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UFO Guitarist Interviewed By METAL GODS TV (Video)

Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore at the Hard Rock Hell IV festival, which was held December 3-5, 2010 at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. The initial dates for UFO's 2011 North American tour have been revealed. The band will be ...

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STRYPER: 'The Covering' Cover Artwork Unveiled

"The Covering", the much-anticipated covers album from Christian hard rockers STRYPER, will tentatively be released on February 1, 2011 via Big3 Records. The band has already released its cover versions of BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell" and KANSAS' "Carry On Wayward Son", which are available for download from iTunes. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, "The ...

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STRYPER Schedules One-Off Show In California

Christian hard rockers STRYPER will perform at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 15, 2011 during the winter NAMM show. They will play their classics as well as some material from their upcoming covers album, "The Covering", which will be released on February 1. Line6 is sponsoring the event and STRYPER ...

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STRYPER: 'The Covering' Tentative Release Date Announced

"The Covering", the much-anticipated covers album from Christian hard rockers STRYPER, will tentatively be released on February 1, 2011 via Big3 Records. The band has already released its cover of BLACK SABBATH's "Heaven And Hell" and as of today (December 14), KANSAS' "Carry On Wayward Son", which is available for download from iTunes. ...

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IN SOLITUDE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of the Uppsala, Sweden-based metal act IN SOLITUDE. The band entered Nicke Andersson's (THE HELLACOPTERS, ENTOMBED, IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC) brand new studio Gutterview Recorders in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Fred Estby (DISMEMBER) on November 15 to begin recording its sophomore album for a spring release. Commented IN SOLITUDE: ...

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THE QUILL: New Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for the new album from Sweden's THE QUILL can be viewed below. Four years after the release of the group's most recent studio album, THE QUILL is ready to once again spread its musical gospel. We are talking heavy rock firmly rooted in the Seventies but vibrant and updated ...

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UFO: Copenhagen Footage Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of UFO's November 1, 2010 concert at The Rock in Copenhagen, Denmark can be viewed below. UFO's latest best-of collection, "Best Of A Decade", was released in North America on September 28 via SPV/Steamhammer. The band's most recent studio album, "The Visitor", came out in June 2009. The current lineup continues ...

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THE QUILL: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

Two new songs from Sweden's THE QUILL"Bring It On" and "Medicine" — are available for streaming using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab). Four years after the release of the group's most recent studio album, THE QUILL is ready to once again spread its musical gospel. We are talking heavy rock ...

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UFO: 'Hard Rock Legends Vol. 1' Available For Streaming

"Rockpalast" is a world-renowned German television series that began airing in 1974 on the German television station Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR). Translated into English as "Rock Palace", the television series still airs today. Over the years countless artists and bands have appeared on the show and now MIG (Made In Germany Music) is pleased to present ...

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STRYPER: 'The Covering' Album Pushed Back To Early 2011

The release date for "The Covering", the much-anticipated covers album from Christian hard rockers STRYPER, has been pushed back to early 2011 from the previously announced October 13. The band states, "Originally, the album was projected to be released [via Big3 Records] in the fourth quarter of 2010. However, the business and label team feel ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Guest Details Revealed

The sixth season of the distinguished "That Metal Show", the one and ONLY place on television to celebrate all things hard rock and heavy metal, is back and ready to rock out starting on Saturday, October 16 at 11 p.m. According to a press release, the sixth season of "That Metal Show" is bigger and ...

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