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FORCE OF EVIL's New Album Inspired By Classic Works Of Horror

Classic works of horror, both film and fiction, are the primary inspiration behind the new FORCE OF EVIL album "Black Empire", scheduled for release on March 29, via Escapi Music. Virtually all the songs are directly based on works of horror. "Black Empire" is FORCE OF EVIL's second album. Denmark-based FORCE OF EVIL was formed ...

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ROCKDETECTOR Reaches 30,000-Band Landmark Tally

Rockdetector.com reached a landmark tally of 30,000 bands. Not only does this represent the world's biggest database, online or otherwise, of international rock and metal bands, it is the more remarkable for every single band biography being a uniquely penned history. Rockdetector is owned by Garry Sharpe-Young, known previously for designing album covers ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Singer Says He Chatted With QUEEN For Five Minutes

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford was one of guests at a Buckingham Palace party Tuesday (March 1) to honor the British music industry. Regarding the experience of meeting Queen Elizabeth II for the first time, Halford said, "Amazing!!! I shook her hand and chatted with her for five minutes." As previously reported, Queen Elizabeth II ...

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Queen Elizabeth Doesn't Recognize Famous Guitarists

The Associated Press is reporting that Queen Elizabeth II met four of Britain's most famous guitarists Tuesday (March 1), asking them: "And what do you do?" QUEEN's Brian May, Jimmy Page of LED ZEPPELIN, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck were all guests at a Buckingham Palace party to honor the British music industry. "It's great ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Singer ROB HALFORD Invited To Meet Queen Of England

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford has been formally invited to meet The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh Tuesday evening (March 1) between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. This special evening reception at Buckingham Palace in London has been arranged to recognize the excellence of British music and its contribution to the culture and economy ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist Says He's Learning From Younger Bands

Launch Radio Networks reports: JUDAS PRIEST releases "Angel of Retribution" today, its 15th studio album and first with original vocalist Rob Halford since 1990's "Painkiller". Even though PRIEST has been a recording act for over 30 years, guitarist Glenn Tipton said paying attention to new music has helped PRIEST keep their sound fresh. "Every day ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Classic Videos Posted Online

In celebration of the release of the new JUDAS PRIEST album, "Angel of Retribution", Yahoo! Music (formerly Launch) has set up a special page containing many of PRIEST's classic videos highlighting the band's lengthy career. Check it out at this location. Singer Rob Halford's first album with JUDAS PRIEST in 15 years, "Angel ...

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THE RODS To Reunite For Exclusive New York Show

THE RODS (David "Rock" Feinstein, Gary Bordonaro, and Carl Canedy) will be getting back together for an exclusive show in Cortland at Mackenzy's (Bill Dallaire's new club on Main Street in Cortland, NY, formerly known as Escape) on Saturday, March 26, 2005. Opening for THE RODS will be (I-100 radio's official morning show band) NASTY ...

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DECEIVER To Open For DEVIL LEE ROT In Europe

DECEIVER, the Swedish metal band featuring former members of MAZE OF TORMENT and XENOFANES, have been confirmed as the opening act for DEVIL LEE ROT on their European tour beginning in early May. DECEIVER will be touring in support of their upcoming full-length debut, entitled "Riding with the Reaper". The CD will be recorded in ...

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Never-Ending - MYSTIC PROPHECY

It's tough for me not to consider MYSTIC PROPHECY's "Never-Ending" as a companion piece of sorts to FIREWIND's "Forged by Fire". Both came my way within the last month or two, both are quality melodic metal albums, and both feature the axe wizardry of Gus G. Both albums also happen to be the third release ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Tape 'Headbanger's Ball' Appearance

LAMB OF GOD will reportedly be taping a MTV2 "Headbanger's Ball" appearance on the morning of March 4 in New York City, shortly before heading out for the first date of the group's "Subliminal Verses Tour" with SLIPKNOT and SHADOWS FALL tour in Hartford, Connecticut. They will be discussing the upcoming tour as well as ...

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SHADOWS FALL And THE HAUNTED Lined Up For This Year's OZZFEST

Century Media recording artists SHADOWS FALL and THE HAUNTED have secured slots at this year's Ozzfest, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. SHADOWS FALL are expected to appear on the main stage while THE HAUNTED are said to be in the mix for the smaller second stage, which will apparently feature more non-rotating slots this summer ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Japanese Tour Dates Announced

JUDAS PRIEST will be embarking on a Japanese tour in early May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 08 - Pacifico - Yokohama, JPN May 10 - Shimin Kaikan - Nagoya, JPN May 11 - Koseinkin Kaikan - Kanazawa, JPN May 13 - Yubin Chokin Hall - Hiroshima, JPN May 14 - Zepp - Fukuoka, ...

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LAMB OF GOD: New 'Killadelphia' DVD Release Date Announced

Epic Records has set an April 19 release date for the LAMB OF GOD DVD, "Killadelphia". The disc will consist primarily of footage filmed during the band's two performances at Philadelphia's Trocadero on October 16-17, 2004. Directing the shoot was Doug Spangenberg of High Roller Studios. Extras will include hours of uncensored behind-the-scenes footage taken ...

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