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RAUNCHY To Embark On Danish Tour In October/November

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY will be embarking on a five-date tour of Denmark in October/November. Upcoming RAUNCHY dates now include the following: Jun. 19 - Pumpehuset – Copenhagen, DEN (w/ HATEBREED, Cry Babies) Jul. 01 - With Full Force Festival - Flugplatz/Roitzschjora, GER Jul. 15 - Bloodstock Festival, Catton Hall, Birmingham, UK Aug. 03 - ...

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MARYLAND DEATHFEST: First-Day Photos Posted Online

Return to the Pit has uploaded several hundred photos from the first day of the Maryland Deathfest, which kicked off Saturday night (May 27) at at the Sonar in Baltimore. Included in the batch are pictures from the following artists: ALARUM (49 pics) ANATA (65 pics) BUTCHER ABC (73 pics) CATHETER (50 pics) CENOTAPH (59 ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY Comments On Possible Folding Of BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, DOCTOR BUTCHER) — who is currently in the studio mixing his new solo album, entitled "Pins and Needles" — has released the following statement regarding the possible folding of his record label, the Greece-based Black Lotus Records: "The music business has not been the healthiest ever over the past ...

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CHRIS CAFFERY: 'Half Way' Done Mixing New Solo Album

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, DOCTOR BUTCHER) is currently in the studio mixing his new solo album, entitled "Pins and Needles". Caffery has posted the following update on his official web site: "OK... Four days in and we are about half way through with the mixing. 'Pins', 'Sad', 'Crossed', 'Torment', 'Time', 'Worms', 'YGBFKM'...these are ...

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SATYRICON, KHOMA Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

SATYRICON, HENRY ROLLINS (spoken word) and KHOMA are among the latest acts confirmed for Download festival, set to take place at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, over the weekend of June 9-11 June. Download 2006 will go something like this: Friday, June 9: Main Stage: TOOL DEFTONES FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND COHEED & CAMBRIA SOULFLY STRAPPING YOUNG ...

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BENEDICTION Pull Out Of Germany's F*CK THE COMMERCE Festival, Prepare To Record New Album

Long-running U.K. extreme metallers BENEDICTION have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "BENEDICTION will not be appearing at this year's Fuck The Commerce festival [taking place May 25-27 at MZA (Mehrzweckhalle) in Luckau, Germany]. The reasons for this are personal between the band and promoters Bruchstein Booking and will remain private unless Bruchstein wish to ...

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ENSLAVED Plan 15th Anniversary Celebration

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED will hold a joint celebration for the release of their new album, "Ruun", and their 15th anniversary, at a party to be held on Saturday, May 13 at Garage in their hometown of Bergen. Doors will open 7:00 p.m., and ENSLAVED will be on stage 9:00 p.m. sharp. The band will ...

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TRASHLIGHT VISION Announce U.K. Headlining Dates

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the new band featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, have announced several U.K. headlining dates to follow their European trek as the support act for BACKYARD BABIES. The details are as follows: Jun. 13 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Jun. 14 - Central Station - Wrexham, UK Jun. 15 - Joiners - Southampton, ...

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Live Live in Paris - BACKYARD BABIES

Is it finally time for the BACKYARD BABIES to conquer their last frontier? They've toured with AC/DC, SOCIAL DISTORTION and VELVET REVOLVER, and they pre-date THE HELLACOPTERS. They've collaborated in various side projects with everyone from members of ENTOMBED to MICHAEL friggin' MONROE. Yet here in the States, they make DANKO JONES look popular and ...

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IN FLAMES, STONE SOUR, SOULFLY Confirmed For Sweden's HULTSFRED FESTIVAL

IN FLAMES, STONE SOUR and SOULFLY have been confirmed for the Hultsfred Festival, set to take place June 15-17 in Hultsfred, Sweden. Other bands scheduled to appear include KORN, H.I.M., BACKYARD BABIES, OPETH, WITHIN TEMPTATION, DEFTONES, TRIVIUM, SOILWORK, TRIVIUM, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, BLOODSIMPLE and BURST. For a complete list of acts currently scheduled to ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: More European Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have lined up the following European dates during the coming months: Apr. 12 - Helsinki, FIN @ Noustori Apr. 13 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Apr. 14 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuunhe Apr. 15 - Eskilstuna, SWE @ Kåren Apr. 16 - Gävle, SWE @ Sin City Apr. 17 - Åre, SWE ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE Begin Writing New Material

Swedish metal band SONIC SYNDICATE have finished writing eight songs for the follow-up to their debut album, "Eden Fire". New songtitles include "Psychic Suicide", "Blue Eyed Fiend", "Callous" and "Presence of Mind". "We're currently rehearsing these babies to perfection, and it sounds marvelous!" stated guitarist and songwriter Roger Sjunnesson. "Eden Fire", which was recorded at ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For Finland's RUISROCK Festival

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have been confirmed for the Ruisrock festival, set to take place July 7-9 in Turku, Finland. Also scheduled to appear are TOOL, BACKYARD BABIES, THE RASMUS, APOCALYPTICA, DANKO JONES, SAXON, OPETH, SOILWORK, THE GATHERING, HANOI ROCKS, THE 69 EYES, NEGATIVE and AMORPHIS, among others. As previously reported, "Reckoning Night" — ...

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DEE SNIDER's BIKERS FOR BABIES RIDE Scheduled For May

On Sunday, May 21, 2006, an estimated 2,000 motorcyclists will join Dee Snider (radio personality and lead singer of TWISTED SISTER) and the March of Dimes in the fight against premature birth at Dee Snider's fourth annual Bikers for Babies Ride. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Hempstead Turnpike ...

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Edge of the World - TIPTON, ENTWISTLE & POWELL

No disrespect to the dead intended — be it John Entwistle, beloved anchor of THE WHO, or workingman's drummer Cozy Powell, both of whom have left us. But this record, recorded in the mid-'90s, was shelved by JUDAS PRIEST axeman Glenn Tipton's label for a reason. That reason being: it sucks. Even stalwart PRIEST fans ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have set "People Like People Like People Like Us" as the title of their new studio album, due on April 12 via Sony BMG. The follow-up to 2003's "Stockholm Syndrome" was produced by THE HELLACOPTERS frontman/ex-ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson, whose "genius arrangements have raised the bar musically," according to a press release. ...

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