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ANTHRAX: 'Among The Living' Lineup Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ANTHRAX's legendary "Among the Living" lineup has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANTHRAX ("Among the Living" lineup) BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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HAMMERFALL: New Album Samples Posted Online

A brand new HAMMERFALL e-card, featuring streaming audio samples of all 10 songs from the group's forthcoming CD, "Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken", can be accessed at this location. "Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken" is scheduled for release on March 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Crimson Thunder" was produced ...

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MEGADETH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine announced at Tuesday night's (Feb. 15) concert in Stockholm that the band will be playing at this year's Sweden Rock festival — presumably as the third headliner along with MÖTLEY CRÜE and ACCEPT. The 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival will be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The billing ...

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MORGANA LEFAY Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish "heavy doom progressive" band MORGANA LEFAY are the latest act to be confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX ...

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STATUS QUO, LANA LANE, WE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

STATUS QUO, LANA LANE and WE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES DIO ...

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KING'S X Guitarist Auctioning Used Equipment

KING'S X guitarist Ty Tabor is currently selling some of his used equipment on eBay, including a preamp used between 2000 and 2003 on all recordings and live tours with all of Ty's personal settings intact. Also being auctioned is a microphone preamp used by KING'S X and Tabor on recordings between 1995 and1996 as ...

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THUNDERSTONE: Tour Dates Announced

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Mar. 25 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone/Tulliklubi w/ HAMMERFALL, LORDI, FIREWIND: Apr. 21 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z 7 Apr. 22 - Filderstadt, GER @ Filharmonie Apr. 23 - Lichtenfels, GER @ Stadthalle Apr. 24 - Oberhausen, GER @ Turbinenhalle ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BEHEMOTH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BEHEMOTH and SAVOY BROWN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT BEHEMOTH BLACKFOOT BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CANDLEMASS CRYSTAL EYES DIO DREAM ...

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HAMMERFALL: Video From Signing Session Posted Online

On January 21, HAMMEREFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak and singer Joacim Cans visited the Nuclear Blast Store in Donzdorf, Germany. They were greeted by a line of fans, holding bags of HAMMERFALL stuff for them to sign. Both musicians happily agreed, of course, and posed for pictures. Check out a video clip of the signing session ...

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FIREWIND To Support HAMMERFALL In April

Greek melodic power metal band FIREWIND, featuring former DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., have been confirmed as the support act for Sweden's HAMMERFALL on their upcoming Icebreaker Festival dates in April. Other bands on the bill are LORDI, THUNDERSTONE and PRETTY MAIDS (in Gothenburg only, instead of THUNDERSTONE). Apr. 21 - Z7 – Pratteln, SWI ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: Songwriting Update

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "Songwriting is shaping up — we finished two tracks with basic ideas from the Leibing [Stefan, guitar] camp 'Evil Spell' and 'Rollercoaster'. 'Evil Spell' is the No. 1 contender for the fastest PRIMAL FEAR track ever. 'Rollercoaster' is pure classic ...

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HAMMERFALL To Be Joined By PRETTY MAIDS At Gothenburg Concert

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hot news item today: PRETTY MAIDS will be special guest for the show in Göteborg on April 30th. Please note that they will only do this one concert with us, and that for the other Icebreaker Festival dates we'll have ...

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DREAM THEATER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

DREAM THEATER have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRYSTAL EYES DIO DREAM THEATER FORCE OF EVIL HAMMERFALL HELIX HELLFUELED KANSAS MAGNUM ...

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MARDUK: U.S. Release Date Set For 'Plague Angel'

Candlelight Records has set a March 8 U.S. release date for the new album from Sweden's MARDUK. Titled "Plague Angel", it is the band's ninth full-length studio album to see proper release in the U.S. The CD, which was recorded at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden with producer Devo Andersson, is the band's first release ...

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STORMWITCH Name New Album

STORMWITCH frontman/founding member Andy Mück has set "Tears of Rage" as the title of the group's tenth studio album, tentatively due in late 2005/early 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records. Mück is in the process of rehearsing with several new musicians after the rest of the group's most recent lineup — guitar players Fabian Schwarz (ex-TYRAN ...

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STORMWITCH: Future Uncertain

Andy Mück, vocalist and founding member of the classic German power metallers STORMWITCH, appears to be the sole remaining member of the group after the rest of STORMWITCH's most recent lineup — guitar players Fabian Schwarz (ex-TYRAN PACE) and Martin Winkler (ex-NIGHTWOLF), bass player Dominik Schwarz, keyboardist Alexander Schmidt (ex-TYRAN PACE) and drummer Marc Oppold ...

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