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D.A.D., PINK CREAM 69 Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

D.A.D., PINK CREAM 69 and RITUAL are the latest bands confirmed to appear at this year's installment of Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 10-12 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: JUDAS PRIEST EUROPE SCORPIONS UFO MONSTER MAGNET NIGHTWISH HELLOWEEN HEART ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Enter German Album Chart At No. 74

CANNIBAL CORPSE's latest CD, "The Wretched Spawn", entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 74. According to the band's record label, Metal Blade Records, this is "pretty good, especially considering the fact that shitloads of copies were imported to Germany from abroad due to the more brutal artwork of that version." "The ...

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BARON ROJO To Open For JUDAS PRIEST In Barcelona

Long-running Spanish hard rockers BARON ROJO have been confirmed as the opening act for JUDAS PRIEST at their June 24 concert at Barcelona's Pavelló Olímpic de Badalona. Upcoming BARON ROJO tour dates, according to the band's web site: Mar. 27 - Montorio (Burgos). Polideportivo. Apr. 02 - Tudela (Navarra). Sala El Bobbo Apr. 17 - ...

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STRATOVARIUS Keyboardist Pisses On TIMO TOLKKI: Photos Available

Finland's Sonera Plaza has posted several photos of STRATOVARIUS performing at Spain's Piorno Rock festival on Saturday, including pictures of keyboardist Jens Johansson pissing (literally!) on guitarist Timo Tolkki during the opening notes of the song "Forever" (no, we're not kidding). Check them out here. STRATOVARIUS' set list for the Piorno Rock performance: ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Doesn't Understand JUDAS PRIEST Comparisons

PRIMAL FEAR guitarist Stefan Leibing recently told ElectricBasement.com that he doesn't agree with some people's suggestion that they should be concerned that Rob Halford rejoining JUDAS PRIEST will steal their thunder, "Yeah. We appreciate that Rob Halford is back in the band," Stefan said. "Many people say, 'Oh, aren't you afraid that the JUDAS PRIEST ...

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RAM To Be Joined By NIFELHEIM Bassist For Upcoming Performance

RAM, the Swedish "traditional" heavy metal band featuring Leif Larsson (bass, ex-FROZEN EYES) and Morgan Pettersson (drums, ex-B-THONG), will be performing live in Halmstad, Sweden on March 27. Also appearing will be DESTINY, DEVIL LEE ROT and BULLET. "Unfortunately, Leif will not be able to play so Tyrant from the legendary cult black metal act ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: European Itinerary Updated

JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European itinerary has been updated. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Frauenfeld, SWI @ Festhalle Rüegerholz Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: Live Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 02 - Nijmegen, NETH @ Backstage Apr. 03 - Gramsbergen, NETH @ Big Al Apr. 04 - Heerenveen, NETH @The Sphinx Apr. 16 – Godmanchester, UK @ Britten Arena Jul. 10/11 - ...

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RAGE Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

German power metallers RAGE have been confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 5-6 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The lineup for the festival is shaping up as follows: Saturday, June 5: JUDAS PRIEST STRATOVARIUS T.B.A. NEVERMORE SYMPHONY X ANATHEMA RAGE T.B.A. T.B.A. Sunday, ...

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MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL

MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY, ICED EARTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM have been confirmed to headline this year's New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, set to take place April 30-May 1 at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass. The following groups are currently scheduled to appear at the festival: Headliners – Friday, April 30: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarist: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Having Fun'

CRADLE OF FILTH guitarist Paul Allender has spoken to Canada's Chart Attack about the group's upcoming sixth effort, tentatively titled "Nymphetamine". With regards to how the band managed to get all the material for the album together so quickly following the completion of their recent U.S. tour, Allender said, "We've always been a very hardworking ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: European Tour Dates Officially Announced

JUDAS PRIEST have officially confirmed the following European tour dates: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Switzerland/Fribourg Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER @ Arena Berlin Jun. 10 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden ...

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Drummer CHRIS TESCH Quits LOLLIPOP LUST KILL

Drummer Chris Tesch (a.k.a Knits) has once again left Toledo, Ohio's LOLLIPOP LUST KILL. "The band will still remain writing another album, and there's talk of one final reunion show," Tisch said in an e-mail sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "Thanks for all the support and a big FUCK YOU! to Artemis Records. That is a label ...

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RAG MEN: More Tour Dates Announced

RAG MEN, the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS), and drummer Rigg Ross (SKARHEAD, ex-HATEBREED), have confirmed a couple days with VIETNOM in Canada right before leaving for Europe. Upon returning home from Europe, the band will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Another German Date Added

JUDAS PRIEST have added another German date to their summer 2004 European itinerary: Leipzig, Germany on June 2. PRIEST's European tour is now shaping up as follows: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 08 ...

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OZZFEST 2004: The Official Press Release

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2004--"The day OZZfest comes to town is the best day of summer for hardcore fans of hard rock and metal music. They know they're getting value beyond what they paid for." So says OZZfest founder Sharon Osbourne. "The music starts at 9:30 a.m. and doesn't stop until Ozzy leaves the stage ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I'm Ready To Rock'

Ozzy Osbourne confirmed at the Ozzfest 2004 tour announcement today that he will be performing at this year's festival. "Is there going to be a team of paramedics waiting [on stage]?," Osbourne joked, according to Billboard.com. "I'm not dead. I'm ready to rock, man." Ozzy's manager/wife Sharon Osbourne said of the bill, "It's harder than ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced!

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest announced the details of this year's festival at a press conference held this morning at Avalon in Hollywood, California. The lineup is as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER DIMMU BORGIR SUPERJOINT RITUAL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: SLIPKNOT HATEBREED LAMB OF GOD Rotating: ATREYU ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: First U.S. Show Announced!

According to www.rock-fest.com, JUDAS PRIEST have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2004, a four-day festival scheduled to take place July 15-18 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The complete list of bands currently set to appear at Rock Fest 2004 is as follows: JUDAS PRIEST THE ALLMAN BROTHERS STYX REO SPEEDWAGON HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS ...

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