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JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Heading To U.K. For Tour Rehearsals

According to a posting on RACER X's official web site, drummer Scott Travis is heading to the U.K. to begin rehearsals for JUDAS PRIEST's world tour in support of their upcoming "Angel of Retribution" CD. The band will have about two weeks to get their chops down before hitting the road. JUDAS PRIEST will be ...

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LAMB OF GOD Banned From Performing In L.A.

LAMB OF GOD are being forced to step aside from one of their arena concerts on the upcoming Subliminal Verses Tour with SLIPKNOT, because of their name LAMB OF GOD and former moniker BURN THE PRIEST. The venue, The Forum in Los Angeles, is owned by The Faithful Central Bible Church, who decided to impose ...

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H.I.M. Frontman Talks About His Favorite BLACK SABBATH Albums

In the latest issue of Metal Hammer magazine, H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo lists his top 10 BLACK SABBATH albums and comments on each recording. Read on: 10. Born Again Ville Valo: "…'Disturbing The Priest' [is] a really cool, doomy, classic SABBATH track." 09. Heaven And Hell Ville Valo: "…it's one of those albums that still ...

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Pre-Order JUDAS PRIEST Album And Get Free Collectors Postcards

JUDAS PRIEST unleash their outstanding new studio album "Angel of Retribution" on March 1 (one day earlier internationally). In addition to the standard CD album, a limited edition version will also be made available. This limited edition version will be packaged in deluxe "Hard Back Book" packaging and includes a second DVD disc featuring a ...

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AC/DC, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD Titles Among New DualDiscs Released In February and March

AC/DC's "Back in Black", JUDAS PRIEST's "Angel of Retribution", MOTÖRHEAD's "Overkill", SAMMY HAGAR's "Hallelujah", SLAUGHTER's "Then and Now", and TESLA's "Standing Room Only" are among the more than 25 additional titles set to be released on DualDisc during February and March. DualDisc is an exciting new double-sided music entertainment product that combines audio and video ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Embark On Japanese Tour In Late April/Early May

JUDAS PRIEST will be embarking on a Japanese tour in late April/early May, immediately following the group's European trek. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. PRIEST have yet to announce their U.S. tour plans but it is expected that they will be scheduling a headlining run in the summer. Among the rumored support ...

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LAMB OF GOD: Original BURN THE PRIEST Album To Be Reissued In March

LAMB OF GOD's first album, released under the group's previous moniker BURN THE PRIEST, will be reissued by Epic Records in March. Remixed and remastered by metal guru Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH), and featuring new liner notes by original producer Steve Austin (CONVERGE, TODAY IS THE DAY, UNSANE), the album was ...

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THERION: METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY Covers Posted Online

Sweden's THERION have made cover versions of METALLICA's "Fight Fire with Fire", JUDAS PRIEST's "Green Manalishi" and THIN LIZZY's "Southbound" available for download via their official web site. Direct links to the downloads as well as comments from frontman Christofer Johnsson follow: METALLICA - "Fight Fire with Fire" (mp3) Christofer Johnsson: "Thought we're ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Teams Up With Ex-Members Of SABBATH, PRIEST, MAIDEN On 'Heavy Hitters' CD

Legendary rock producer and musician Bob Kulick (KISS, MEATLOAF) has almost finished producing "Michael Schenker and Heavy Hitters", an all-star lineup of musicians based around guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) paying homage to their contemporaries. This 10-track powerhouse collection features an impressive lineup of artists showcasing their renditions of such classic songs as ...

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GLENN TIPTON: 'Angel Of Retribution' Is 'Classic JUDAS PRIEST'

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton has told Launch Radio Networks that despite nearly a decade-and-a-half apart, the group's writing process for the upcoming CD, "Angel of Retribution", was not forced in any way. "We've obviously evolved, but one of the things we said to ourselves on this album is we're not gonna try too hard ...

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ACHERON Working On New Album, DVD

Columbus, Ohio-based black/death metal cult band ACHERON have posted the following message on their web site: "Let it been know that ACHERON is not a Church of Satan-linked band anymore. Vincent Crowley, who formerly was a Magister/Priest for their organization, resigned back in 2000. ACHERON in no way indorses any type of organized religious groups. ...

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PANZER X To Resume EP Recording In March

PANZER X, the solo project of VADER vocalist/guitarist Peter, will enter Studio X in Olsztyn, Poland on March 1 to complete the recording sessions for their upcoming mini-CD, "Steel First". "There are some things left to finish the work: vocal lines (Grzegorz Kupczyk), guitar solos, mixes and finally — mastering," reads a posting on VADER's ...

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PENETRATOR Sign With SONIC AGE RECORDS

PENETRATOR, the Toronto-based power metal band featuring "Bulldog" Bess Ross, Tony Iommi's personal guitar tech during BLACK SABBATH's "Never Say Die" tour, have inked a deal with Greece's Sonic Age Records. The group's self-titled debut contains nine songs of "U.S.-type power metal with outstanding 'macho' vocals, reminding [the listener] of acts like JUDAS PRIEST ('Painkiller' ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Bassist Produces THE NEW BLACKS: Audio Available

JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill has produced the debut EP from England's THE NEW BLACKS. A four-track affair entitled "Sound of Loud", the EP is being described as "late Eighties hard rock done 2004 style: delicate melodies delivered with passion and soul, crunchy guitars, soaring held-not solos and catchy choruses. Think TESLA, MR. BIG (album ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Showing Growth On New Music

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the new JUDAS PRIEST single "Revolution" is out now, and it showcases the return of vocalist Rob Halford to the band. It also shows how the band has grown musically over the course of their career. Lead guitarist K.K. Downing said there are a couple of reasons why JUDAS ...

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THANATOS: Promoter 'Fuck-Up' Is To Blame For Greek Cancellation

Dutch deathrashers THANATOS are "very sad to announce that both [their] shows in Greece, scheduled for January 15 (Thessaloniki) and January 16 (Athens) have been cancelled at the very last moment," according to a statement from the group received by BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "We'd like to state that this is definitely NOT the band's nor the label's ...

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