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SEBASTIAN BACH: More 'Angel Down' CD/DVD Package Details Revealed

Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "Alright!! We are so excited to announce the UK domestic release of 'Angel Down' [Bach's latest solo album]! The 'Angel Down' CD/DVD Package, featuring 'Roadrage' a film by Sebastian Bach, will be released domestically all across the United Kingdom on July 21 2008! That's right ALL copies of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: South American Dates Announced

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunenwill embark on a tour of South America in late August/early September. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 29 - Rio De Janeiro [to be announced] Sep. 03 - Santiago De Chile, Chile - Teatro Caupolican Sep. 06 - Buenos Aries, Argentina - Estadio Pepsi Music Turunen's touring lineup ...

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TRENT REZNOR Working On Cable Series Of 'Year Zero'

The Pulse of Radio reports that NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor is working on a cable TV series based on his 2007 concept album, "Year Zero", according to a lengthy profile of Reznor in the Sunday edition of the New York Times. The article does not go into much detail about the project, except ...

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KIVIMETSN DRUIDI Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of the Finnish symphonic fantasy/folk metal band KIVIMETSN DRUIDI to a worldwide deal. KIVIMETSN DRUIDI, who played a massive European tour supporting fellow Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI last October and November, has entered Noice Camp studio in Turku to begin recording its debut album, tentatively due in October. ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY: More European Dates Announced

SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band from SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has announced four European club dates that will take place in July. The group's European schedule is now shaping up as follows: Jun. 27 - Luxor - Cologne, GER Jun. 28 - Kato - Berlin, GER Jul. ...

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SCARS ON BROADWAY's DARON MALAKIAN Has His 'Say'

The Pulse of Radio reports that SCARS ON BROADWAY, the new band from SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, had the biggest new song at rock radio last week with "They Say", the first single from the group's self-titled debut album. Malakian told The Pulse of Radio that the song ...

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BATTLELORE Utilizing Session Drummer For Summer Dates

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE has issued the following update: "Henri [Vahvanen, drums] is going on vacation, and won't be able to play all of BATTLELORE's shows this summer. But no worries, we have a great session drummer all trained and ready to kick some asses with us! Timo [Honkanen, bass] and Maria's [keyboards] bandmate ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Singer Comments On INKED Magazine Cover Story

IN THIS MOMENT vocalist Maria Brink is featured on the cover of Inked magazine's music issue, which can currently be found on newsstands. The singer opened her heart and soul to the magazine, which resulted in a massive six-page feature. The in-depth article covers her life story, including her troubled past and how she overcame ...

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BLUE YSTER CULT Drumming Legend ALBERT BOUCHARD: New Interview, Performance Footage

Ken of MetalFanzine.net conducted an interview with drumming legend Albert Bouchard from BLUE YSTER CULT last Saturday night, April 26 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Watch the 30-minute chat below. Also available is video footage of Albert singing original BLUE YSTER CULT classics "Dominance & Submission" and "Godzilla" with his latest project, the nine-piece ...

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BATTLELORE: 'Bigger And Better Than Ever Before'

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE recently entered Sound Supreme Studios in Hmeenlinna, Finland, with producer Janne Saksa to begin recording its fifth album, tentatively titled "The Last Alliance". Regarding the group's new material, keyboardist Maria said, "[the new tracks will] be bigger and better than ever before. We have put a lot of thought into ...

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'Hottest Chicks In Metal' Revealed

For those who like their women heavily tattooed and pierced with a loud Gibson guitar in their hands, Revolver magazine has once again revealed the "The Hottest Chicks in Metal" in its June 2008 issue, on sale Tuesday, April 22. They've all posed for new photos shot especially for the magazine. Led by TV fixture ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Play Free Show In Austin

California-based female-fronted band IN THIS MOMENT will play a free, Monster Energy-sponsored concert on Saturday, March 15 at Red 7 (Patio Stage) in Austin, Texas (during the South by Southwest music and media conference). The Monster Energy "day party" will take place between 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and will also feature AT ALL COST, ...

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Former DRAIN STH Bassist Joins OPIATE FOR THE MASSES

Former DRAIN STH bassist Anna K. (full name: Anna Kjellberg) has joined the Los Angeles-based rock/metal band OPIATE FOR THE MASSES. "Together with Jimmy Kaufman, Ronny Underwood and Seven Antonopoulos, I have spent the last half of 2007 finishing up the new album, 'Manifesto', to be released early this summer by Century Media Records," says ...

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Former DRAIN STH Drummer Doesn't Rule Out Reunion

Autona magazine recently conducted an interview with former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axén, who more recently spent time as the lead singer for SUPERFIX (the aborted project also featuring former DRAIN STH bassist Anna Kjellberg) and SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY. The question-and-answer session follows: Autona: You recorded two excellent albums [with DRAIN STH] and ...

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Former DRAIN STH Drummer Releases New Solo Track

Former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axén, who more recently spent time as the lead singer for SUPERFIX (the aborted project also featuring former DRAIN STH bassist Anna Kjellberg) and SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, has posted the demo version of a new solo track, "Ghost of Me", on her MySpace page. The song, which features a guest ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Play Free Live Interactive Show

Currently touring the U.S. with OZZY OSBOURNE and ROB ZOMBIE, Los Angeles-based up-and-coming metal act IN THIS MOMENT will perform a free live interactive show at DeepRockDrive this Sunday, November 25, 2007. You can watch it from anywhere in the world right on your computer, so don't miss the chance to see frontlady Maria Brink ...

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OPETH To Begin Recording New Album Tomorrow

OPETH mainman Mikael Åkerfeldt has issued the following update: "On October 28 at 9:20 AM my wife gave birth to our second daughter, Mirjam Ebba Maria Åkerfeldt. She is so beautiful, just looking at her brings me to tears! Who'd known that I, a bum from the Stockholm suburbs would be the father of two ...

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GOD FORBID: European Tour Video Report Posted Online

New Jersey metallers GOD FORBID have posted a four-minute "behind-the-scenes" report from the band's European tour with DEVILDRIVER. Watch it below. As previously reported, GOD FORBID will support UNEARTH at two East Coast dates in December. The band has also scheduled a headlining show in West Springfield, Virginia. The details are as follows: Dec. 05 ...

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GOD FORBID Announces East Coast Shows with UNEARTH

New Jersey metallers GOD FORBID will support UNEARTH at two East Coast dates in December. The band has also scheduled a headlining show in West Springfield, Virginia. The details are as follows: Dec. 05 - Jaxx – West Springfield, VA Dec. 07 - Mainstage - Pompton Lakes, NJ (w/ UNEARTH) Dec. 08 - The Living ...

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LILLIAN AXE: First Two Albums To Be Reissued

Metal Mind Productions will re-release the first two albums by LILLIAN AXE"Lillian Axe" and "Love and War" — on November 19 in Europe (January 22 in the U.S. via MVD). "Lillian Axe" — the debut album from 1988 — includes 10 electrifying compositions, showcasing a variety of emotions, gathered in heavy rocking tracks ...

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