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South Africa's TOYLAND Tap Producer RON GOUDIE For New Album

Cape Town, South Africa's heavy-hitters TOYLAND have secured the services of cutting-edge producer Ron Goudie (TSOL, POISON, AGENT ORANGE, SOCIAL DISTORTION, GWAR, STRYPER, BOY HITS CAR, FEAR) to guide the up-and-coming band through the recording of their new release. It's Goudie's second trip to the dark continent as he has helmed the recording of Botswana's ...

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Former STRYPER Bassist To Perform With WHITECROSS

Former STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines will be joining WHITECROSS to perform at the Beyond The Mountain Music Festival on August 27, 2005 in San Bernardino, CA. Proceeds from the concert will go to benefit the Christian people of Alcance Subterraneo (underground outreach) in Mexico City who suffered financial devastation last November during a concert promotion ...

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STRYPER: New Album Sample Posted Online

An audio clip of a new STRYPER song, entitled "Reborn", is available for download at this location. "Reborn" comes off the reunited Christian hard rockers' recently completed new album, due later in the year via Big3 Records. As previously reported, STRYPER have officially announced Tracy Ferrie as their new bass player. Ferrie is ...

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STRYPER Announce New Bassist

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have officially announced Tracy Ferrie as their new bass player. "Ferrie's bass talents are well displayed on the forthcoming STRYPER album on Big3 Records," reads a post on the group's web site. "Tracy Ferrie is not entirely new to the STRYPER family as he spent many years playing in Michael ...

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STRYPER Sign With BIG 3 RECORDS

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have inked a deal with Big 3 Records. The band are currently in the studio recording a new album that will be released this summer. STRYPER will be touring nationally and internationally following the release of their new album. An aappearance at the Lorca Rock Festival in Lorca, Spain has ...

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FOZZY: CHRIS JERICHO Discusses New Album, Religion And DIMEBAG DARRELL

FOZZY vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) recently spoke to Rockdetector.com editor Bernard Doe. In the interview Jericho talks about the forthcoming FOZZY album "All That Remains", touring, religion, wrestling and the murder of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Rockdetector.com: When was the decision made to go ...

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STRYPER Begin Recording New Studio Album

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have entered the studio to record a new album, according to the group's management company, Deep South Entertainment. This will be the band's first full-length studio record since 1991. The release date and the label on which the CD will be released will be announced soon. ...

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STRYPER Explain Mexican Cancellation

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have issued the following press release regarding the cancellation of their previously announced concert in Mexico City: On November 20, 2004, STRYPER was contracted to play Mexico City at the Palacio de los Deportes. Unfortunately STRYPER was forced to cancel their appearance, which came as a direct result of several ...

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STRYPER Cancel Mexican Festival Appearance

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have cancelled their previously announced appearance at the Revolution Metal Fest in Mexico City on November 20, 2004. An official statement from STRYPER's management reads as follows: "The cancellation comes by way of the promoter of the Revolution Metal Fest who failed to secure proper work visas and documents needed ...

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STRYPER Confirmed For Mexico's REVOLUTION METAL FEST

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have confirmed that they will take part in the first international festival Revolution Metal Fest at the Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City, Mexico on November 20. Also appearing on the bill will be SAVIOUR MACHINE, NARNIA, MORTIFICATION and EXOUSIA, among others. More information is available at ...

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STRYPER Perform At DISNEY WORLD: Photos Available

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER performed at the Night of Joy, a three-day festival that took place this past weekend in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World resort in Florida. Check out pictures at this location. As previously reported, STRYPER recently parted ways with longtime bassist Timothy Gaines. A statement ...

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STRYPER Part Ways With Bassist TIMOTHY GAINES

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have officially parted ways with bassist Timothy Gaines. The group's statement on the matter is as follows: "After much prayer, deep consideration, conversations, and deliberation, it has been decided, by all four of the original members of STRYPER that bassist Timothy Gaines will not be performing with the band during ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO To Open For TYKETTO

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current TALISMAN/SOUL SIRKUS singer Jeff Scott Soto and his solo band will be opening for TYKETTO on November 5 at the Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton, England and November 6 at The Empire in Belfast, Ireland. As previously reported, Soto has just issued a solo EP, entitled "Believe In Me", through Frontiers Records. A ...

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STRYPER To Perform At Florida's WALT DISNEY WORLD

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have been confirmed for the Night of Joy, a three-day festival taking place September 9-11 in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World resort in Florida. STRYPER will perform on Friday, September 10. Described as "the contemporary Christian music event of the year," Night of Joy will include ...

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MORTIFICATION: New Concert Date Announced

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION have scheduled an "over 18" "Brain Cleaner" album launch party on Friday, July 30 at The Arthouse in Melbourne. Also appearing will be MEDUSA and CATWITCH. As previously reported, MORTIFICATION are confirmed to play a concert in Mexico City on November 20 with SAVIOUR MACHINE, NARNIA and EXOUSIA (previously announced headliners ...

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MORTIFICATION, STRYPER, SAVIOUR MACHINE To Play Mexico City

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION will play a huge concert in Mexico City on November 20 with STRYPER, SAVIOUR MACHINE, NARNIA and EXOUSIA. Additional MORTIFICATION dates in Sao Paulo, Brazil (Nov. 23) and Buenos Aires, Argentina (Nov 26) are also currently in the works. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, MORTIFICATION's twelfth ...

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STRYPER Singer Working On New Solo Album

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has been working on "several different projects" over the past few months, including a brand-new solo album. "We started working on [the new record] in April and it will be finished by mid-July," Sweet writes on his web site. "[Webmaster] Jeff [Wollschlager] and I will be adding a new newsletter giving ...

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STRYPER: New Live Video Clip Posted Online

STRYPER have posted a second live clip of the band performing live at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 19, 2003. Check it out here. As previously reported, STRYPER have just issued a live album, "7 Weeks: Live in America 2003". The first 500 copies sold through the group's official web site, ...

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BLISSED: Tour Dates Announced

BLISSED, the Christian rock band featuring STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet and David Pearson and Trevor Barr from the group STATIC, have announced more tour dates in support of their recently released CD, "Waking Up the Dead". Confirmed shows are as follows: Apr. 22 – Atlanta, GA - Star Bar Apr. 23 – Orlando, FL - ...

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STRYPER: Live Video Footage Posted Online

A two-minute, 45-second video of STRYPER performing live at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 19, 2003 has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, STRYPER have set "7 Weeks: Live in America 2003" as the title of their forthcoming live album, due in May. The first 500 copies sold ...

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