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EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET: AVANTASIA Part II Coming In August

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet is currently hard at work on the second part of his metal opera project dubbed AVANTASIA, which released a highly-acclaimed debut effort, entitled simply The Metal Opera, in November 2000. According to Sammet, touring with my main band EDGUY is such big fun, [but] in between traveling to the different continents, ...

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DIONYSUS Complete Work On Debut CD

Swedish/German melodic power metal act DIONYSUS, featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work Olaf Hayer and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have completed work on their debut album at Rhön Studios in Fulda, Germany with producer Tobias Sammet (EDGUY vocalist). Mixed by Tommy Newton at Area 51 studios, the as-yet-untitled effort will be released ...

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RICK RENSTROM Inks Deal With Mascot Records

American guitarist RICK RENSTROM has signed a deal with Holland's Mascot Records. Rick is a fantastic guitarist who has overcome a physical handicap to join the ranks of the top heavy metal guitarists in the world, according to an official press release from the label. RENSTROM's new album is half vocal, half instrumental and features ...

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EDGUY Frontman Records Guest Appearance For SHAMAN CD

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has recorded a duet with SHAMAN singer Andre Matos (ex-ANGRA) for SHAMAN's forthcoming debut CD, entitled Ritual, which is due in the summer through an as-yet-undetermined label. In other news, EDGUY are due to record a live album during their upcoming European headlining tour for a January 2003 release. ...

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SAVATAGE Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

SAVATAGE are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG BORKNAGAR BRUCE DICKINSON CANNIBAL ...

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METAL MELTDOWN IV: EXODUS Out, VIRGIN STEELE In

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have officially pulled out of next week's Metal Meltdown IV festival, which is scheduled to take place on April 5-6 at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey. No reason was given for the group's cancellation. Meanwhile, VIRGIN STEELE have now been added to the bill as a ...

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EDGUY Cancel METAL MELTDOWN IV Appearance!

German melodic metallers EDGUY have cancelled their appearance at the Metal Meltdown IV festival, which is scheduled to take place on April 5th and 6th at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Here is an official statement on the matter by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet: “Hey friends in the US, “I am really ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

NWOBHM legends BLITZKRIEG are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG BORKNAGAR BRUCE ...

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EDGUY To Perform 10-Year Anniversary Show In Late May

German melodic metallers EDGUY will celebrate their 10-year anniversary by playng a very special show at Stadthalle in Offenbach, Germany on May 31st. According to an official press release, the gig is gonna be a real unique event since Germany's most successful melodic metal upstart from the 90s really wanna push the event to an ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND, SILENT FORCE Added To PROGPOWER USA III

DEVIN TOWNSEND (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, OCEAN MACHINE) and SILENT FORCE (featuring vocalist DC Cooper, ex-ROYAL HUNT) are the latest confirmed additions to this year's ProgPower USA festival. ProgPower is a two-day metal event scheduled to take place in Atlanta on Friday and Saturday, November 15th and 16th at the Earthlink Live venue. With DEVIN ...

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BORKNAGAR, NOCTURNAL RITES Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

BORKNAGAR and NOCTURNAL RITES are the latest acts to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BORKNAGAR BRUCE ...

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HALFORD Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival!

HALFORD are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full line-up of artists that are presently scheduled to perform at Wacken Open Air now looks like this: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BRUCE ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

IRON MAIDEN frontman BRUCE DICKINSON has been officially confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. DICKINSON will reportedly perform on Friday, August 2nd. The full line-up of acts that are presently scheduled to perform at Wacken Open Air now looks like this: ...

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EDGUY To Head Down Under Following Japanese Tour

German melodic metallers EDGUY have announced the dates for their forthcoming Australian tour and a few changes/additions to their upcoming Japanese trek. Here are the new/revised dates: May 02 - Osaka, JAP @ On Air (w/RHAPSODY) May 04 - Nagoya, JAP @ Bottom Line (w/RHAPSODY) May 05 - Tokyo, JAP @ Club Citta (w/RHAPSODY) May ...

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DYING FETUS, ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

DYING FETUS and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY are the latest acts to have been officially confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full line-up of acts that are presently scheduled to perform at Wacken Open Air now looks like this: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON ...

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EXODUS Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR!

Legendary San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS, featuring vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza, have been officially confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. Here is a complete list of EXODUS' upcoming appearances on both sides of the Atlantic: Mar. 22 - Marin County, ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, ANGRA Confirmed For PROGPOWER USA III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ATLANTA'S PROGPOWER USA III ANNOUNCES DATES AND LINEUP FOR 2002 FESTIVAL ATLANTA - ProgPower USA III, Atlanta's third annual progressive and power metal festival, has been announced for Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at Earthlink Live. Confirmed bands include a number of artists making their first US appearances, including Germany's ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Wacken Open Air

Britain's MY DYING BRIDE are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full line-up of acts that are presently scheduled to perform at the event now looks like this: AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL ...

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EDGUY Headlining Gigs, Festival Appearances Announced

German power metallers EDGUY have announced the following headlining dates during the coming months: Mar. 03 - Moscow, RUS @ DK Gorbunova Mar. 16 - Granada, SPA @ Piorno Rock Festival Apr. 05 - New Jersey, NJ @ NJ Metalfest May 06 - Tokyo, JAP @ Club Citta (w/RHAPSODY) May 07 - Tokyo, JAP @ ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Confirmed For Wacken Open Air!

The original line-up of NUCLEAR ASSAULTJohn Connelly (guitar/vocals), Anthony Bramante (guitars), Danny Lilker (bass), and Glenn Evans (drums)—are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full line-up of acts that are presently scheduled to perform ...

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NO RETURN Ink Deal With Nuclear Blast, Confirm Summer Breeze Appearance

French thrashers NO RETURN and Paris-based Kodiak Records have struck a licensing deal with Germany's Nuclear Blast Records for the international release of the group's recently-completed fifth full-length CD, entitled Machinery. Recorded at Belgium's CCR Studio and mixed at Paris' Funmasters facility, the follow-up to 2000's Self Mutilation is scheduled for a March 5th French ...

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KREATOR Line Up Festival Appearances, Start Work On Live CD/DVD

KREATOR will be rejoining their recent touring mates DESTRUCTION and SODOM for two Greek dates next week before lining up additional European shows in April/May. Japanese, North American and South American tours are currently in the works as well. KREATOR have also been confirmed for several European summer festivals, including Gods of Metal, Graspop, With ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Confirmed For Metal Meltdown IV!

The original line-up of NUCLEAR ASSAULTJohn Connelly (guitar/vocals), Anthony Bramante (guitars), Danny Lilker (bass), and Glenn Evans (drums)will be performing at the Metal Meltdown IV festival, which is scheduled to take place on April 5-6 at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Among the acts that are also scheduled to appear at the ...

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WARLORD Confirmed For Wacken, Continue Work On Comeback CD

The reunited '80s metallers WARLORD, featuring guitarist William J. Tsamis, drummer Mark S. Zonder (i.e. FATES WARNING), and latest addition, vocalist Joacim Cans (i.e. HAMMERFALL), have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. Also freshly confirmed for the event are IMMORTAL ...

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EDGUY: Mexican Dates Cancelled

German melodic metallers EDGUY have reportedly cancelled their Mexican dates due to poor ticket sales. EDGUY were scheduled to perform in Guadalajara on February 9th and Mexico City on February 10th. ...

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EXODUS, EDGUY, THE CROWN, WITCHFYNDE Join Metal Meltdown IV Line-Up

The reunited San Francisco thrashers EXODUS, German power metallers EDGUY, Sweden's THE CROWN (featuring former AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg) and reformed NWOBHM legengs WITCHFYNDE (in their original incarnation) have been added to the list of artists appearing at the Metal Meltdown IV festival, which is scheduled to take place at the Convention Hall ...

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