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FATAL FORCE To Release Debut Album In April

FATAL FORCE, the new project featuring Danish guitarist Torben Enevoldsen, vocalist Mats Levén (TREAT, SWEDISH EROTICA, AT VANCE, THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and drummer Daniel Flores (XSAVIOR, MIND'S EYE, SPEEDY GONZALES, FARO, PHILIP BARDOWELL), will release their self-titled debut album in April via MTM Music. The CD was produced by Tommy Hansen, who has previously worked ...

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Reunited FATE To Release New Album In April

Reunited Danish hard rockers FATE will release their new album, "V", in April via MTM Music. Formed back in the early '80s, FATE made themselves quite a name on the metal/rock scene with their four superb albums. The band came to life in 1984 when guitarist Hank Shermann left MERCYFUL FATE. Hank hooked up with ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's 'All-Star' CD Gets A Release Date

The "all-star" album from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul", will be released in Germany on March 24 by MTM Music (March 27 for the rest of Europe) and in North America on March 28 by LNJ Records. "Soundtrack of a Soul" will feature contributions from the following guest singers: Dale ...

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STAIND To Perform At 2006 BUDWEISER SHOOTOUT At Daytona

STAIND will perform following NASCAR's 28th annual Budweiser Shootout at Daytona, which TNT will broadcast live from Florida on February 11 at 8 p.m. EST. The band will play the songs "Right Here" and "Falling". Singer Aaron Lewis will also sing the national anthem prior to the race. "I've always been a big fan of ...

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MANTICORA To Record Two New Albums

Danish power metallers MANTICORA will enter Jailhouse studios in Horsens, Denmark on April 7 to begin recording two new full-length albums with producer Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, TNT, PRETTY MAIDS, FATE). More information about the month-long session will be made available soon. In other news, MANTICORA have announced that they have parted ways with guitarist Stefan ...

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Fall - SHAKRA

Vocalist Mark Fox has such an odd, raspy voice, it takes you a minute to realize Switzerland's SHAKRA are actually a metal band. He's kinda got that wheezy Joe Elliot thing going on (minus the million-dollar production, obviously), which combines with the slightly more modern feel of opening track "Chains of Temptation" to fall closer ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Drop Off METAL CRUSADERS Tour, DESTRUCTION Step In

Due to an "urgent immediate family situation of one of its band members," NUCLEAR ASSAULT have been forced to drop off the upcoming Metal Crusaders tour. Replacing the band on the bill will be German thrash veterans DESTRUCTION. Metal Crusaders Tour 2006 featuring VADER, KATAKLYSM, DESTRUCTION, SPEED\KILL/HATE, GRAVEWORM, THE ABSENCE: May 26 - Montreal, QC ...

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IRON FIRE Sign With NAPALM RECORDS

Danish power metallers IRON FIRE, who feature in their ranks singer Martin Steene (FORCE OF EVIL), have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's third album, "Revenge", was produced by Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, TNT, HATESPHERE) and features cover art by Eric Philippe (RHAPSODY, LUCA TURILLI). An audio sample of the track "Wings of Rage" ...

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TNT To Perform At Oslo's Hard Rock Cafe Grand Opening

Norwegian/American hard rockers TNT will be the featured band for the grand opening party at the Hard Rock Café in Oslo on Janaury 26. Commented TNT frontman Tony Harnell: "We're very honored to be asked to be a part of this." As previously reported, TNT played with the Oslo Symphony Orchestra and gospel choir last ...

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MASTERPLAN Frontman JORN LANDE: New Solo Album Details Revealed; Audio Available

MASTERPLAN vocalist Jorn Lande (ex-ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will release his fourth solo album, "The Duke", shortly through Germany's AFM Records. The CD was produced by Lande and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jörn Viggo Lofstad, and was mixed at Jailhouse Studios in Denmark by Tommy Hansen. Recording musicians include: Jorn Lande (vocals) Jörn Viggo Lofstad (PAGAN'S MIND) ...

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Guitarist MARCO SFOGLI To Participate In New Metal Opera Project

Guitarist Marco Sfogli, who has most recently worked with DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie on LaBrie's solo material, will be participating in a new metal opera project entitled "Heroes Temporis". Other musicians confirmed to take part include drummer John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JAMES LABRIE, STARBREAKER) and bassist Randy Coven (ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). More ...

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GREEN CARNATION Announce North American Tour Dates

Norway's prog masters GREEN CARNATION are headed back to North America for a full tour starting February 24. Support at all shows will come from BEYOND THE EMBRACE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 24 - Broadway Joes – Buffalo, NY Feb. 25 - Valentines – Albany, NY Feb. 26 - Cabot St. – Chicaopee, ...

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TNT Frontman's Father Nominated For GENESIS Award

According to a posting on TNT frontman Tony Harnell's official web site, Tony's father, Boyd Harnell, has been nominated for a Genesis Award for his recent article on the dolphin slaughters happening in Japan. The annual Genesis Awards event in Hollywood pays tribute to the major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding ...

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TNT Perform With OSLO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Norwegian/American hard rockers TNT were scheduled to play with the Oslo Symphony Orchestra and gospel choir on Tuesday (Dec. 21) in a performance that was to be recorded and shown on Norway's NRK channel around the holidays. The band reportedly performed the LOUIS ARMSTRONG classic "What A Wonderful World", which appears on the band's latest ...

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All the Way to the Sun - TNT

Norwegian-American band TNT have been proudly flying the flag of melodic hard rock for over 20 years (including a "break" before the 2002 reunion) and 2005 sees the release of the band's eight studio disc, "All The Way to the Sun". It seems I have probably encountered the band's music at some point over the ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE To Release 'All-Star' Album Via MTM MUSIC

MTM Music has announced the signing of Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE. The group's new "all-star" album, "Soundtrack of a Soul", will be handled by MTM in Europe, while Avantage Records will be issuing the CD in Brazil. Due in February 2006, "Soundtrack of a Soul" features contributions from the following guest singers: Ez Gomer ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Guest On New LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have announced that former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be making a guest appearance on their new CD, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Sebastian is featured on the track "Another Nail", which was co-written by Bach, Mike Layne, Justin Murr, and Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER'S APPETITE). ...

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Drummer JOHN MACALUSO Working On Debut Solo Album

Veteran hard rock drummer John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JAMES LABRIE, STARBREAKER) has inked a deal with Finland's Lion Music for his first solo album, tentatively due in 2006. "This is going to be a sick one," Macaluso writes on his web site. "I have all the best players I know guest performing on ...

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TNT: Audio Interview With TONY HARNELL Posted Online

StriglsMusicNews.com has posted episode 11 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode features a short interview co-host John Ostronomy conducted with TNT frontman Tony Harnell. Host Mark Strigl and Ostronomy also discuss topics, including TNT's forthcoming album, "All The Way to the Sun", and DIRTY RIG's new vocalist, Kory Clarke, formerly of WARRIOR SOUL. The ...

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