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NIGHTWISH, TERÄSBETONI, AMORAL Members Take Part In RASKASTA JOULUA Tour; Video Available

NIGHTWISH, TERÄSBETONI and AMORAL members were among the musicians who took part in RASKASTA JOULUA, Finland's annual all-star heavy rock Christmas show, which hit the road once again in November and December with a Finnish tour to celebrate its fifth anniversary. The project that began with the album "Raskasta Joulua" ("Heavy Christmas") in 2004 and ...

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DELAIN To Tour U.K. In April

DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — will embark on a tour of the U.K. in April. The band's schedule is shaping up as follows: March 21 - UK - London - Garage March 22 - UK - Nottingham - Rock ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Enter Studio In February

Southern California's female-fronted rock act IN THIS MOMENT is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "The Dream". Guitarist Chris Howorth states, "We have been working on new music since Warped Tour ended. Maria Brink (vocals) and I have been bashing our heads together non-stop trying to come up ...

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DELAIN Interviewed At U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL Festival

Rock Radio conducted an interview with DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — at this past weekend's Hard Rock Hell festival at Pontins in Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The chat is now available for streaming using the ...

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HOLYHELL: European Tour Dates Announced

Female-fronted metallers HOLYHELL have scheduled the following European tour dates: Supporting MANOWAR: Jan. 16 - Leipzig, Germany - Haus Auensee Jan. 18 - Fürth, Germany - Stadthalle Jan. 19 - Berlin, Germany - Tempodrom Jan. 21 - Ludwigshafen, Germany - Friedrich-Ebert-Halle Jan. 22 - Ludwigsburg, Germany - Arena Jan. 23 - Offenbach, Germany - Stadthalle ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Audio Interview With MARIA BRINK Posted Online

On November 4, 2009, Gabe Wilkinson of Critical Mass, an entertainment blog on KWWL.com (Iowa's news Channel 7), conducted an interview with Maria Brink (vocals) of California's IN THIS MOMENT. The chat can be heard in two parts below. Released on June 30, IN THIS MOMENT's latest CD, "The Dream (Ultra-Violet Edition)", includes a bonus ...

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THE ETERNAL: New Album Title Announced

Melbourne, Australia's dark rockers THE ETERNAL have set "Under A New Sun" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in early 2010. The band will enter 301 Studios in Byron Bay on December 4 with acclaimed producer and multi-platinum recording artist Jeff Martin (THE ARMADA, THE TEA PARTY) to begin recording the ...

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THE ETERNAL To Work With THE TEA PARTY's JEFF MARTIN On New Album

Fresh from their 2009 world tour across Australia, Japan Europe, America, Canada and Mexico in support of their album "Kartika", Melbourne's dark rockers THE ETERNAL will enter 301 Studios in Byron Bay on December 4 with acclaimed producer and multi-platinum recording artist Jeff Martin (THE ARMADA, THE TEA PARTY) to record their fourth album. Having ...

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Work Out With BRET MICHAELS, SHARON OSBOURNE

"Celebrity workout" with Bret Michaels (POISON), Sharon Osbourne and WWE's Maria Kanellis is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday November 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 24 Hour Fitness, located at 225 5th Avenue in New York City. This is a fundraiser, but the idea is to get as many people in and working out ...

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DELAIN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Stay Forever' Video Shoot Available

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Stay Forever", the new video from DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's second album, "April Rain", which entered the German Media Control chart at ...

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DELAIN Guitarist Quits

DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — has issued the following update: "We are sad to announce that Ronald [Landa, guitar] has decided to part ways with DELAIN. "Ronald has been of great value to the band. We would like to ...

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THE ETERNAL Recruits TARJA's Keyboardist For Upcoming Album

Australian atmospheric/gothic/doom metallers THE ETERNAL have issued the following update: "Talented Finnish keyboard player Maria Ilmoniemi [pictured below with THE ETERNAL] who we met on our recent tour in the USA (she was in Tarja's [Turunen] band) is now at her studio in Helsinki, Finland, tracking keyboards for our new album. "Maria has almost completed ...

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DELAIN Bassist To Sit Out European Tour

DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — has issued the following update: "Because our bandmate Rob [van der Loo, bass] has a lot of personal stuff going on in December, he will not able to accompany us at our European tour ...

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DELAIN: 'Stay Forever' Video Available

"Stay Forever", the new video from DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's second album, "April Rain", which entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 96. The CD was ...

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HOLYHELL: German In-Store Appearance Announced

HOLYHELL's Maria Breon and Francisco Palomo will attend an in-store signing session during a brief visit to Germany in October. Maria and Francisco will be at Cologne's famous Music Store Köln on October 1 at 5:00 p.m. Be there on time to get one of the goodies they will bring along and sign for you. ...

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DESALMADO: 'Hereditas' Video Released

"Hereditas", the new video from the São Paulo, Brazil-based grindcore band DESALMADO, can be viewed below. The song is the title cut of the group's latest EP, "Hereditas", which came out in 2008. DESALMADO is currently writing material for the band's full-length debut, to be recorded in November. The group will also share the stage ...

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Monoliths & Dimensions - SUNN O)))

With four songs split up between two shiny slabs of vinyl, "Monoliths & Dimensions" isn't exactly directed towards the iPod toting, digiphile crowd. While necessity has forced the folks at Southern Lord to issue a CD version of this release, there's no arguing that the best way to experience SUNN O))) is au natural. For ...

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DESALMADO: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Hereditas' Video Shoot Available

Brazilian grindcore band DESALMADO recently filmed a video for the title track of the group's latest EP, "Hereditas". Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot can be viewed below. The "Hereditas" clip will be released in September. DESALMADO is currently writing material for the band's full-length debut, to be recorded in November. DESALMADO is: Bruno Leandro ...

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WHYZDOM: 'From The Brink Of Infinity' Trailer Available

A trailer for "From The Brink Of Infinity", the forthcoming debut album from the French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, can be viewed below. The CD is scheduled for release on September 21 via Ascendance Records. The label describes the CD in the following way: "Think of a huge orchestra and a massive symphonic choir intertwined ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Announces Finnish Christmas Tour

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will embark on a Christmas tour of Finland with renowned Finnish musicians Kalevi Kiviniemi, Marzi Nyman and Markku Krohn. They will perform in churches in Lappeenranta, Joensuu, Tampere, Haapajärvi and Seinäjoki and at the Sibelius Hall in Lahti. During 2009, Tarja has performed only three times in Finland: at Rockperry ...

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