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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Enter Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart At No. 38

According to a posting on BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's official web site, the group have just entered the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart at position No. 38 with their newest single, "Christmas Eve". The track comes off BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's "Beyond the Sunset - The Romantic Collection", which came out in September 2004. "Christmas Eve" was one of three ...

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New BLACKMORE'S NIGHT CD To Feature JOE LYNN TURNER

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his fiancée Candice Night, will release their new album, "Village Lanterne", on January 25 in Japan. The Japanese version will have a bonus track called "Once In a Garden". The European release is scheduled for February 6. There are two versions of RAINBOW's ...

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Keeper of the Seven Keys – The Legacy - HELLOWEEN

You'd need balls the size of Düsseldorf to tack a sequel onto two of the most beloved power metal albums of all time, arguably the blueprints for an entire mini-industry that's sprung up in their wake. But hubris has never been in short supply where HELLOWEEN mastermind Michael Weikath is concerned — this is the ...

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE's Son To Re-Release 'Still Holding On' CD

Jürgen Blackmore, son of DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore, will re-release his 1990 CD, entitled "Still Holding On", on December 2 via Twilight-Vertrieb. For the re-release of "Still Holding On" — which is being described in a press relase as "hard rock in classic style like BON JOVI" — a completely new cover was ...

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GRAHAM BONNET To Guest On New THE TAZ TAYLOR BAND Album

Legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ) will reportedly be singing on four tracks of the new album by THE TAZ TAYLOR BAND. There will also be a "mystery guest" on at least one of the other tracks. The follow-up to Taylor's highly acclaimed debut, "Caffeine Racer", is tentatively expected in early 2006. ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'Live in Concert 72/73' DVD Due This Fall

Eagle Rock Entertainment, the leading independent source for high-quality music audio/visual programming, this fall will release "Deep Purple: Live in Concert 72/73". This historically significant collection of vintage live footage of the classic lineup of one of the greatest heavy metal bands in rock history is now available on DVD. The greater portion of "Live ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Release Archival DVD This Year

Launch Radio Networks reports: DEEP PURPLE's appearance at the California Jam concert in 1974 should be available on DVD by the end of this year. It features the group's Mark III lineup — with frontman David Coverdale and singer-bassist Glenn Hughes joining guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord, and drummer Ian Paice — coheadlining the ...

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Guitarist JOEY ALLEN To Perform With WARRANT At Studio City Date

According to a posting on the group's official web site, guitarist Joey Allen will be performing with WARRANT on November 3 at B.B. King's in Studio City, California. Allen had previously announced that he would be taking an "undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests." Although Joey performed on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born ...

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SOULFLY: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

The first dates have been announced for SOULFLY's upcoming U.S. tour in support of their "Dark Ages" album. Support at all dates will come from THROWDOWN, BLOODSIMPLE and INCITE (a local Arizona band fronted by Ritchie Cavalera, (stepson of SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera). The dates are as follows: Oct. 12 - Ft. Worth, TX @ ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Taking Break From Touring

Los Angeles hard rockers WARRANT have posted the following update on their official web site: "Joey Allen [guitar] is taking an undertermined break from touring to pursue personal interests. He remains an integral part of the kick-ass guitar shredding on the new WARRANT CD, 'Born Again', which is completed and will be released in the ...

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WARRANT Singer: New Album Has 'Very Modern Feel'

California-based hard rockers WARRANT are currently in the studio recording their first album in nine years. "Things have changed so much in the business the past few years," explains bassist Jerry Dixon, "that we decided to do what a lot of bands do now and record the album first and then go deal shopping, although ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' E-Card Now Available

An e-card for the new SOULFLY album, "Dark Ages", featuring audio previews of all 15 tracks from the CD, has been posted online at this location. "Dark Ages" is scheduled for release on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Prophecy" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed ...

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