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AIRBOURNE Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL IV

Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE will headline the Hard Rock Hell IV festival on Friday, December 3. The event will take place December 4-5 at Prestatyn Sands, North Wales. Hard Rock Hell promoter John Davis said: "We are pleased to have AIRBOURNE complete our Friday night lineup. They are an exceptional live act and we have ...

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WHITE WIZZARD Unveils New Lineup

Los Angeles traditional heavy metal band WHITE WIZZARD has revealed its new lineup ahead of the band's appearance at the Download festival in the U.K. this weekend. Joining founding member Jon Leon, guitarist Chad Bryan and drummer Giovanni Durst are newly recruited singer and former CELLADOR frontman Michael Gremio, along with new lead guitarist and ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: 'The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live In Tokyo' DVD Due In October

Inakustik/MVD has set an October 19 release date for MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)'s "The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live In Tokyo" CD/DVD/Blu-Ray. This performance was recorded in January 2010 during the band's 30th-anniversary Japanese tour. On this trek, the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP consisted of Michael Schenker (guitar), Gary Barden (vocals), Simon Phillips (drums), Wayne Findlay ...

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BONDED BY BLOOD: European Tour Dates Announced

Pomona, California thrashers BONDED BY BLOOD have scheduled the following European tour dates: Aug. 12 - Josefov, Czech Republic - Brutal Assault Open Air Festival Aug. 13 - Leeds, UK - The Well Aug. 14 - Edinburgh, UK - Bannerman's Aug. 15 - Derby, UK - Bloodstock Open Air Commented BONDED BY BLOOD frontman Jose ...

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STRYPER To Release 'The Covering' In The Fall

Christian hard rockers STRYPER have set "The Covering" as the title of their new album of covers, to be released in the fall. The CD will feature the band's original lineup of Michael Sweet on vocals, Robert Sweet on drums, Oz Fox on guitar and Timothy Gaines on bass. "The Covering" will include STRYPER's renditions ...

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UFO Bassist Forced To Leave Tour

British hard rock legends UFO have issued the following update: "After the show in Bruchsal, Barry Sparks [bass] sadly had to leave the tour to fly home to Arizona where a member of his family is seriously ill. Hannover's Peter Pichl, who played bass on [UFO's] 'The Visitor' album, has immediately travelled to Osnabrück to ...

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UFO To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

British hard rock legends UFO will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, May 21 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. Video footage ...

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EX DEO To Tour Europe With BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — will be on tour this summer with Polish death metal legends BEHEMOTH and DECAPITATED. The dates are as follows: June 20 - Clisson, France - Hellfest June 21 - Bilbao, Spain - Rockstar June 22 - Lisbon, Portugal - Cine Teatro ...

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BONDED BY BLOOD: New Song Posted Online

"Prototype: Death Machine", a brand new song from Pomona, California thrashers BONDED BY BLOOD, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song comes off the group's recently completed new album, "Exiled To Earth", which is due later in the year via Earache Records. Commented BONDED BY BLOOD vocalist Jose Barrales: ...

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HAIL!: New Bassist To Be Announced This Week

HAIL! — the all-star band featuring guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and drummer Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER) — has scheduled the following dates: May 30 - Rock In Rio Festival - Lisbon, Portugal (with Megadeth, Motörhead) Jun. 01 - [to be announced] - Novosibirsk, Siberia ...

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OPETH Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been confirmed for High Voltage, the U.K.'s new rock festival, which is scheduled to take place July 24-25, 2010 at Victoria Park in London, U.K. The festival billing is shaping up as follows : Main Stage: EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER ZZ TOP FOREIGNER HEAVEN & HELL BACHMAN TURNER JOE BONAMASSA ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN Performs 'Burn' With GLENN HUGHES; Video Available

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, NIACIN, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) joined Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE) on stage at this year's this year's Musikmesse Frankfurt 2010 fair on March 26, 2010 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany to perform the DEEP PURPLE classic "Burn". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed ...

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WHITE WIZZARD: New Video Interview Available

Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with Los Angeles-based traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. WHITE WIZZARD will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, April 2 during Bruce's ...

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VOODOO SIX To Support THE UNION In U.K.

VOODOO SIX, the British hard rock band formed by ex-DIRTY DEEDS bassist Tony Newton, will support former THUNDER guitarist Luke Morley's THE UNION on the following dates: April 10 - The Pitz - Milton Keynes, UK April 11 - Rio's - LEEDS, UK April 13 - The Cluny - Newcastle, UK April 14 - King ...

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WHITE WIZZARD: New Video Interview Posted Online

Felicity Hall conducted an interview with Los Angeles-based traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. WHITE WIZZARD will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, April 2 during Bruce's weekly ...

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HUGHES, BONHAM, SHERINIAN, BONAMASSA Supergroup Makes Its Live Debut

According to Nightwatcher's House Of Rock, the new supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Bonamassa, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER) and drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, UFO, FOREIGNER) made a surprise debut appearance during the encore at Bonamassa's March 17 concert at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium ...

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URIAH HEEP, UFO Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL IV Festival

URIAH HEEP and UFO have been confirmed for the Hard Rock Hell IV festival, set to take place December 3-5, 2010 at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLAZE BAYLEY DIAMOND HEAD ENUFF Z'NUFF L.A. GUNS MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP PAUL DI'ANNO PRETTY BOY ...

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CAULDRON, WHITE WIZZARD Members Interviewed On 'The Governor's Ball'

Vocalist/bassist Jason Decay of Toronto's CAULDRON and bassist Jon Leon of Los Angeles traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD were interviewed for the latest episode of "The Governor's Ball". You can now stream the program in two parts below. CAULDRON's "Chained Up In Chains" video can be viewed below. Shot during the recently completed "Waste The World" ...

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VOODOO SIX To Support UFO In U.K.

VOODOO SIX, the British hard rock band formed by ex-DIRTY DEEDS bassist Tony Newton, will support UFO on the following dates. April 22 - Workington, UK - Carnegie Theatre April 23 - Middlesbrough, UK - Town Hall April 24 - Edinburgh, UK - Hmv Picture House April 25 - Inverness, UK - Ironworks April 28 ...

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STRYPER, DIGITAL PRAISE Ink Multi-Platform Game Deal

Digital Praise Inc., the leader in Christian-themed, family-friendly entertainment software and currently under pending merger agreement with Left Behind Games, has announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with STRYPER, the top-selling Christian metal band. Together, Digital Praise and STRYPER intend to develop new products leveraging the band's top live performance recordings. "This is ...

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WHITE WIZZARD, JUDAS PRIESTESS Interviewed On 'Talking Metal'

This latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Jon Leon and Erik Kluiber of the Los Angeles-based traditional metal act WHITE WIZZARD. The episode also contains the "Talking Metal Live" interview with Militia and Grace of New York's all-female JUDAS PRIEST tribute act JUDAS PRIESTESS. The ...

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STRYPER: Australian Tour Pushed Back To August

STRYPER's previously announced 25th anniversary tour of Australia scheduled for early April has been moved to August. The new dates for the tour are as follows: Aug. 25 - Melbourne, Australia - Billboard the Venue Aug. 26 - Sydney, Australia - The Metro Theatre Aug. 28 - Brisbane, Australia - The Hi Fi Brisbane All ...

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