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TWISTED SISTER Singer, Guitarist To Guest On New LORDI Album

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider and guitarist Jay Jay French will be making guest appearances on the new album from Finland's LORDI, entitled "The Arockalypse". The CD, which is tentatively due in Germany on March 3, 2006 via Drakkar, will feature additional guest appearances by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider (on "They Only Come Out ...

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U.D.O.: More European Tour Dates Announced

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dikschneider, have announced more European dates in early 2006. The band's schedule is shaping up as follows: Jan. 06 - A - Dornbirn - Conrad Sohm Jan. 08 - A - Wien - Planet Music Jan. 09 - CH - Pratteln - Z7 Jan. 11 ...

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Slovakia's VINDEX Sign With CHAVIS RECORDS

Slovakian power/progressive metal band VINDEX have inked a deal with Chavis Records. The group's full-length debut, "Power Forge", is tentatively scheduled for release in December/January. According to a press release, "VINDEX delivers their brand of pure power metal laced with progressive elements driven by twin neo classical guitars. What makes VINDEX unique is the ...

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LORDI: Release Date Set For 'The Arockalypse'

Drakkar has set a March 3, 2006 release date for the new album from Finland's LORDI, entitled "The Arockalypse". The CD will feature guest appearances by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider (on "They Only Come Out at the Night") and ex-KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick (on "Snowing in Hell"). "Udo has my absolute favourite heavy metal ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist To Play One-Off Concert With SEBASTIAN BACH

ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann has agreed to join former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's solo band for a one-time-only appearance at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on November 26. Hoffmann accepted the offer to play the show during Sebastian's live appearance on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio program on New York's ...

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DORO PESCH To Release New EP In November

German metal singer Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) will release a new EP, "In Liebe Und Freundschaft" (For Love and Friendship), on November 4 via AFM Records. The EP's title cut will be a first taste of Doro's upcoming album, tentatively titled "Warrior Soul", which is due on March 24, 2006. The complete track listing for the ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Planning More Russian Duets

German heavy metal veteran Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ACCEPT) will offer a special bonus to his Russian fans by recording two fantastic duets with hard rockers ANJ on the track "Pugachev" (from ANJ's new studio album, "100 Miles Straight Ahead") and pop stars FAKTOR-2 on the song "Cry Soldier Cry" (from the new U.D.O. full-length CD, ...

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German Singer DORO PESCH Makes Film Debut

German "metal goddess" Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has just finished shooting her very first movie in Switzerland and is said to be "very happy with the result." The movie, entitled "Anuk - The Path of the Warrior", was produced by Swiss director Luke Gasser and set for a theatrical release in in Switzerland, Austria and Germany ...

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DORO: 'Classic Diamonds' CD/DVD Receives U.S. Release

German metal goddess Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has just released her "Classic Diamonds" collection in the U.S. in CD/DVD formats via Locomotive Music. The CD features nine revamped Doro classics newly recorded by Doro with the help of THE METAL CLASSIC NIGHT ORCHESTRA, including such favorites as "I Rule The Ruins", "Metal Tango", "All We Are", ...

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U.D.O.: 'Mission No. X' To Arrive One Week Earlier

The release date for U.D.O.'s upcoming album, "Mission No. X" (AFM Records), has pushed forward to September 30 from the previously announced October 4. The follow-up to 2004's "Thunderball", "Mission No. X" marks the recording debut with the group of new drummer Francesco Jovino. Jovino joined the band last year as the permanent replacement for ...

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U.D.O.: '24/7' Enters German Single Chart At No. 82

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have entered the German single chart at No. 82 with their latest single, single/EP, entitled "24/7". "24/7" comes off the group's upcoming album, "Mission No. X", due on October 4 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Thunderball" marks the recording debut with the ...

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U.D.O. Film 'Mean Streets' Video

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, recently shot a video for the track "Mean Streets" (mp3 audio clip) off their upcoming CD, "Mission No. X". According to a newsletter, the clip features "Udo and his members . . in a bizarre world full of sex, naked skin and ...

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