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BLUDGEON To Support MANOWAR In Europe

Chicago-based metallers BLUDGEON will be heading out on a European tour with MANOWAR beginning on November 1st. The band were the first signing to MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music and had their debut album produced by MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio. ...

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Former MANOWAR Guitarist Seeks Vocalist

Former MANOWAR and current DICTATORS guitarist Ross The Boss is looking for a traditional, powerful heavy metal vocalist to write lyrics for, and sing on, a few tracks of his new solo album. The album, due for release through MANOWAR's Magic Circle Records, will most likely be recorded in the New York area. Interested parties ...

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MANOWAR To Release New Single

MANOWAR will release the third single from the album Warriors Of The World to coincide with the start of their Warriors Of The World Tour 2002/2003. The single will feature the album's opening song "Call To Arms", plus two brand new MANOWAR tracks, entitled "The Dawn Of Battle" and "I Believe". The latter two cuts ...

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SABATON Recruit Keyboardist

Sweden's SABATON have announced the addition of keyboardist Calle Sandlund to the group's ranks. Sandlund had handled the keys during the group's last two live performances, thereby giving frontman Joakim the opportunity to concentrate 100% on the vocals. As previously reported, SABATON will issue their new album, entitled Metalizer, via Underground Symphony Records later this ...

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PARAGON Begin Work On New Material, Land GAMMA RAY Tour

German melodic metallers PARAGON are writing songs for the follow-up to this year's critically-acclaimed Law Of The Blade CD for a tentative late 2003 release through Remedy Records/Zomba. According to bassist Jan Bünning, "we have about seven tiles in work already and one song, 'Eye of The Storm', is almost complete. We perhaps will record ...

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MANOWAR: Scandinavian Dates Announced

MANOWAR will embark on a Scandinavian tour in late November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 22 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Lisebergshallen Nov. 23 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Nov. 24 - Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan Nov. 26 - Helsinki, FIN @ Icehalle Nov. 28 - Copenhagen, DEN @ KB Hallen ...

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MANOWAR Announce German Tour

MANOWAR have announced the dates for their upcoming German tour, which is scheduled to take place in November/December. They are as follows: Nov. 30 - Messehalle – Trier, GER Dec. 02 - Zenith - Munich, GER Dec. 03 - Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, GER Dec. 04 - Haus Auensee - Leipzig, GER Dec. 06 - Palladium - Cologne, ...

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SABATON To Issue "Metalizer" In The Fall

Sweden's SABATON will issue their new album, entitled Metalizer, via Underground Symphony Records later this fall. The album will feature eleven tracks in the standard issue, while the special digipak release will include a bonus track. The cover artwork for the album was conceived by world-famous artist Ken Kelly, who painted several classic album covers, ...

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Nothing - MESHUGGAH

While MESHUGGAH have morphed from angular, frenetic death metal to something a more polyrhythmic, less chaotic sort of death metal band, they've picked up a lot of fans along the way. History has borne out that Sweden has one of the most prolific music scenes out there (helped, in no small part, by governmental support ...

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USURPER Commence Pre-Production For EARACHE RECORDS Debut

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have commenced pre-production for their sixth, as-yet-untitled CD with producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through Earache Records. According to the label's official web site, as-yet-undisclosed members of MANOWAR will make guest appearances during the recordings. USURPER's forthcoming CD will be the group's first ...

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MANOWAR To Release Single On Anniversary Of ELVIS' Death

MANOWAR will release their next single, "An American Trilogy" / "The Fight For Freedom", as a so called double-A-side-single to coincide with the 25th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. This forthcoming single "will demonstrate the band's passion for grand and epic hymns that continue the message of hope and unity for people all over the ...

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KORN's "Untouchables" Debuts At German #1!

Here is how the metal/hard rock genre fared in the German Media Control (Top 100) chart for the week ending June 24th (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 01. KORN - Untouchables 08. MANOWAR - Warriors Of The World 19. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 27. PUDDLE OF MUDD - Come Clean 28. P.O.D. - Satellite ...

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It's Official: Europe Loves MANOWAR

MANOWAR's brand new album, Warriors Of The World, has entered the Album chart in Austria at position #6, Norway at #15, Finland at #26, and Switzerland at #35. As previously reported, Warriors Of The World entered the German Media Control chart at position #2, right behind the latest from EMINEM. In other news, MANOWAR's 1992 ...

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Germany's MANOWAR Mania In Full Gear

MANOWAR's current single, "Warriors Of The World United", moves to position #23 in the official German charts after spending four weeks in the Top 20. Meanwhile, the group's long-awaited new album, Warriors Of The World, hit the streets this past Monday and instantly got a great reaction from the press and retail, with 600 fans ...

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MANOWAR Embrace New Technology On Latest CD

MANOWAR's newest release, Warriors Of The World, will reportedly mark the first heavy metal album to ever be released not only on CD and vinyl but also on the new audio format Super Audio CD (SACD) , developed by Philips who also invented the Compact Disc in the 80's. As with the the normal CD, ...

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MANOWAR Single Continues To Climb European Charts

MANOWAR's new single, "Warriors Of The World United", has risen to position #15 on the German single charts during its third week of release, thus breaking the group's own record (set a week earlier) for the highest-ever single chart position for a Nuclear Blast recording artist. The single has also reached position #2 in the ...

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MANOWAR Make German Chart History With New Single

MANOWAR's new single, Warriors Of The World United, has risen to position #18 on the German single charts during its second week of release, thus marking the highest-ever single chart position for a Nuclear Blast recording artist. The single has also entered the Finnish charts at #7, and is in the Top 50 in Italy, ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Cooking Up New Riffs!

Words of wisdom from ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott: "We are back home in Sweden after a hectic weekend in the USA, the 2 festivals we played were chaotic, stressful and…FUN! As always, these festivals with a million bands playing are a bit crazy from an organizational point of view, but the shows themselves were ...

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MANOWAR Enter German Singles Chart At Position #27!

MANOWAR's new single, entitled Warriors Of The World United, has entered the official German Top 100 Single Charts at position #27—the highest-ever entry for a MANOWAR single in Germany, according to Nuclear Blast Records. The single has also entered the Norwegian charts at #48, the Swedish charts at #50 and is on the “waiting list” ...

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MANOWAR Announce Final Dates For US Tour

MANOWAR have announced the final dates for their forthcoming US tour with IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC and HAVOCHATE. They are as follows: Apr. 27 - The Trocadero Theater – Philadeplphia, PA (w/out IMMORTAL) Apr. 28 - M (formerly The Metropol) – Pittsburgh, PA (w/out IMMORTAL) May 01 - The Emerson Theater - Indianapolis, IN May 02 - ...

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MANOWAR "Warriors Of The World" Track Listing Unveiled

The full track listing for MANOWAR's long-awaited new CD, entitled Warriors Of The World, is as follows: 01. Call to Arms 02. Fight For Freedom 03. Nessun Dorma 04. Valhalla 05. Swords In The Wind 06. An American Trilogy 07. The March 08. Warriors of the World (United) 09. Hand Of Doom 10. House Of ...

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MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC Dates Announced

The Gods Of War tour, featuring MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC and HAVOCHATE, will hit the following North American cities during the coming weeks: Apr. 27 - The Trocadero Theater - Philadelphia, PA Apr. 28 - M (formerly The Metropol) - Pittsburgh, PA Apr. 29 - Al Rosa Villa - Columbus, OH May 01 - The Emerson ...

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