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Reunited Classic Lineup Of HELIX Prepares To Hit The Road

The original '80s lineup of Canadian hard rockers HELIXBrent "The Doctor" Doerner on lead guitar, Greg "Fritz" Hinz on drums, Daryl Gray on bass, and Brian Vollmer on vocals — plus newcomer shredder Kaleb Duck, has scheduled the following dates: Nov. 18 - Fredericton, NB - Rock Nightclub Nov. 19 - Barrington, NS ...

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HELIX: New Album To Receive U.S. Release Via PERRIS RECORDS

Canadian hard rockers HELIX will release their new album, "Vagabond Bones", on November 17 via Perris Records in the U.S. and through Universal/Fontana in Canada. Singer Brian Vollmer has been collaborating with Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY) on material for the CD, which was mixed by engineer Aaron Murray. Two songs from the album — "Vagabond ...

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HELIX: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

Canadian hard rockers HELIX will release their new album, "Vagabond Bones", in Canada on November 17 via Universal/Fontana. Singer Brian Vollmer has been collaborating with Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY) on material for the CD, which was mixed by engineer Aaron Murray. Two songs from the album — "Vagabond Bones" and "Hung Over But Still Hanging ...

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HELIX: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Canadian hard rockers HELIX will release their new album, "Vagabond Bones", in Canada on November 17 via Universal/Fontana. Singer Brian Vollmer has been collaborating with Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY) on material for the CD, which was mixed by engineer Aaron Murray. Commented Vollmer: "On 'Vagabond Bones', we were working under a self-imposed deadline of having ...

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HELIX Completes Recording New Album

Canadian hard rockers HELIX have completed recording their new album, "Vagabond Bones", tentatively due before the end of the year. Singer Brian Vollmer has been collaborating with Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY) on material for the CD, which is being mixed by engineer Aaron Murray. Commented Vollmer: "We had recorded the last three tracks in Toronto ...

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Classic HELIX Lineup To Hit The Road In October

The classic '80s lineup of Canadian hard rockers HELIXBrent "The Doctor" Doerner on lead guitar, Greg "Fritz" Hinz on drums, Daryl Gray on bass, and Brian Vollmer on vocals — has reunited and is planning to hit the road throughout western Canada in October. According to Vollmer, some of the shows may even ...

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HELIX Interviewed On 'Wyldside Radio'; Video Available

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX were interviewed by "Wyldside Radio" on July 10, 2009 prior to the band's performance at the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, Oklahoma. Watch the question-and-answer session below. HELIX has set "Vagabond Bones" as the title of its new album, tentatively due in the fall in Europe through AOR Heaven. According to ...

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HELIX: New Album Title Announced

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX have set "Vagabond Bones" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in the fall in Europe through AOR Heaven. According to singer Brian Vollmer, the first three tracks to be completed for the new CD, "which have been heard by several people in the industry now, have been ...

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ROCK GONE WILD Festival Changes Location

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, is on the move — literally. Organizers of the show announced that the Iowa-based, four-day festival is being moved from Freedom Park in Algona to The Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. "The size of the festival necessitated the change," stated Donnie Frizzell, managing partner of ...

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ROCK GONE WILD Teams Up With VH1 CLASSIC's EDDIE TRUNK

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, has teamed up with one of rock radio's biggest names to host one of rock's biggest days. Eddie Trunk, the popular host of VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show", will be in Algona for the entire day on August 22 to bring on such classic rock ...

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SYNASTRY: New Material Posted Online

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers SYNASTRY have posted two new songs — "Dividing The Double Helix" and "Dead To Me" — on their MySpace page. The tracks will appear on the quartet's sophomore album, "Our Memetic Imprints", which is due before the end of the year. The CD was recorded in Montreal with ...

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TWISTED SISTER, SEVENDUST Added To ROCK GONE WILD Festival

TWISTED SISTER and SEVENDUST have been confirmed for Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, set to take place August 20-23 at the Freedom Park Festival Grounds in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, August 20: SAXON WARRANT APRIL WINE SAIGON KICK HONEYMOON SUITE TYKETTO BLACK ...

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HELIX: Tentative Album Title Announced

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX have set "It's Rock Science, NOT Rocket Science!" as the tentative title of their new album, due before the end of the year. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Animal Inside", "When The Bitter's Got The Better Of You", "Sticks & Stones" and "Vagabond Bones". Also included ...

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PRIMAL FEAR, POWERMAN 5000 Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, has added two metal bands to its lineup. German power metal specialists PRIMAL FEAR and POWERMAN 5000, a group which features Rob Zombie's brother Spider One in its lineup, will make neck braces and earplugs mandatory during Saturday's show. PRIMAL FEAR will be playing one ...

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HELIX To Close This Year's LONDON MUSIC AWARDS

Canadian hard rock veterans HELIX will close this year's London Music Awards on Wednesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at the London Music Hall. Tickets are available at the Grand Theatre box office, by phone at 1-800-265-1593 and online at GrandTheatre.com. On Friday, September 11, HELIX will play a benefit concert for the S.P.C.A. (Society ...

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ROCKLAHOMA Goes Global; BAI BANG, REBEL STATE, MAD MAX, ANJ Confirmed

Rocklahoma, the premier Eighties music festival continues to go global, as international members of the band community will be performing. Rocklahoma features attendance from all over the world, selling tickets throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America and now for the first time, bands coming from all over the world. In addition to the ...

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OVERKILL, METAL CHURCH, LEATHERWOLF Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA

Rocklahoma, the premier eighties music festival in the United States being held July 9-12 in Pryor, Oklahoma announces Thursday as "Heavy Metal Day." General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals Mark Nuessle had this to say, "Rocklahoma is a celebration of the eighties music that made rock great! Our Thursday lineup consists of a ...

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TYKETTO, CRAZY LIXX Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD Festival

TYKETTO and CRAZY LIXX have been confirmed for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEBOX CRAZY LIXX DANGEROUS TOYS EVE 6 GREAT WHITE GYPSY PISTOLEROS HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HELIX JUNKYARD KIX LITA FORD LIZZY BORDEN PUDDLE OF MUDD RHINO BUCKET ...

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WARRANT, LITA FORD, EVE 6 Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD Festival

WARRANT, LITA FORD and EVE 6 have been confirmed for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEBOX DANGEROUS TOYS EVE 6 GREAT WHITE GYPSY PISTOLEROS HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HELIX JUNKYARD KIX LITA FORD LIZZY BORDEN PUDDLE OF MUDD RHINO BUCKET ...

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HELIX Recruits CRASH KELLY's SEAN KELLY As New Bassist

Veteran Canadian hard rockers HELIX have enlisted CRASH KELLY frontman Sean Kelly as their new bassist. Commented Kelly: "A childhood dream came true for me last week...I was asked to play in one of my all time favourite bands, HELIX! I'll be joining Brian [Vollmer, vocals] and the lads for a number of amazing dates, ...

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SAXON Confirmed For SOUTH TEXAS ROCK FEST

British heavy metal legends SAXON have been confirmed for this year's South Texas Rock Fest, set to take place May 22-24, 2009 in downtown San Antonio, Texas at Hemisfair Park. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DANGEROUS TOYS DAYS OF THE NEW HELIX QUEENSRŸCHE SAXON SEVEN MARY THREE SPONGE THE RODS Ticket prices ...

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THE RODS Confirmed For SOUTH TEXAS ROCK FEST

The original lineup of THE RODS, the classic '80s metal band led by Ronnie James Dio's cousin, guitarist David "Rock" Feinstein, has been confirmed for this year's South Texas Rock Fest, set to take place May 22-24, 2009 in downtown San Antonio, Texas at Hemisfair Park. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DANGEROUS ...

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