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NARNIA To Guest On Swedish Radio This Weekend

Swedish metallers NARNIA will appear on the Swedish radio show "P4 Dist" on Saturday, May 13 beginning at 6:00 p.m. As previously reported, NARNIA have lined up the following dates during the coming months: May 13 - Ung Kraft fest - Huskvarna, SWE Jun. 24 - Vännäs/Pengsjö Musikfest - SWE Jul. 01 - Närpes – ...

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NARNIA: More Live Dates Announced

Swedish metallers NARNIA have lined up the following dates during the coming months: May 13 - Ung Kraft fest - Huskvarna, SWE Jun. 24 - Vännäs/Pengsjö Musikfest - SWE Jul. 01 - Närpes – Spikstock, FIN Aug. 05 - Gates of Metal - Hultsfred, SWE Aug. 11 - Gävle Cityfesten- SWE Aug. 19 - Solidenrock ...

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ROB ROCK: Live DVD Postponed

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has posted the following message at his official web site: "Special thanks to the fans that attended OwenFest in Germany and Elements of Rock in Switzerland. We had a great time and appreciate your enthusiastic support. "The live DVD [which was supposed to be filmed at ...

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PLANET ALLIANCE Finish Recording Debut Album

PLANET ALLIANCE, the all-star project featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley, HAMMERFALL members Magnus Rosén (bass) and Anders Johansson (drums), and NARNIA guitarist Carl-Johan Grimmark, have completed the recordings for their debut album and are scheduled to mix the effort beginning late April for a tentative summer release. PLANET ALLIANCE is said to be ...

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NARNIA To Headline Sweden's UNG KRAFT Festival

Swedish metallers NARNIA will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a headlining appearance at the Ung Kraft festival in Huskvarna, Sweden on May 13. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Apr. 11 - Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan Apr. 12 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Kåren Apr. 13 - Lund, SWE @ Mejeriet Apr. 21 ...

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NARNIA To Support SONATA ARCTICA In Sweden

Swedish metallers NARNIA will support SONATA ARCTICA on the Swedish leg of their European tour. The dates are as follows: Apr. 11 - Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan Apr. 12 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Kåren Apr. 13 - Lund, SWE @ Mejeriet As previously reported, NARNIA recently reached an agreement with the German label Massacre Records ...

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DIVINEFIRE Guitarist Launches ESSENCE OF SORROW Project

DIVINEFIRE guitarist Jani Stefanovic is putting the finishing touches on the debut album from his new project ESSENCE OF SORROW. Entitled "Reflections of the Obscure", the album will feature lead vocals by Christian Palin (RANDOM EYES) and a special guest appearance by Mats Levén (THERION, AT VANCE, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). ESSENCE OF SORROW lineup: Jani Stefanovic ...

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NARNIA Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

Swedish metallers have NARNIA have reached an agreement with the German label Massacre Records to release the band's new studio album, "Enter the Gate" on April 21. "We also worked with Massacre for the release of our live DVD in 2004 and we are very excited about stepping into the future together with them," the ...

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ONCE DEAD Confirmed For Switzerland's ELEMENTS OF ROCK FESTIVAL

ONCE DEAD, the Christian metal band featuring former members of VENGEANCE RISING and ex-HIRAX guitarist Glenn Rogers, have been confirmed for the Elements of Rock Festival, set to take place April 21-23 at Stadthofsaal in Uster, Switzerland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ROB ROCK (USA) NARNIA (SWE) ONCE DEAD (USA) MAD MAX ...

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NARNIA: More Tour Dates Announced

Swedish metallers have NARNIA have lined up the following dates: Jan. 28 - Venue TBA - Keuruu, FIN Feb. 04 - Venue TBA - Malung, SWE Apr. 21 - Elements Of Rock - Uster, SWI Apr. 30 - VappuGospel - Kouvola, FIN As previously reported, Attic Arcade/Gencross has set a March 23, 2006 Japanese release ...

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BOB DAISLEY Joins Forces With HAMMERFALL, NARNIA Members For PLANET ALLIANCE Project

Former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley, HAMMERFALL members Magnus Rosén (bass) and Anders Johansson (drums), and NARNIA guitarist Carl-Johan Grimmark are among the musicians featured on PLANET ALLIANCE, a project band where several respected, high-class musicians were carefully selected in order to participate in the lineup. The musical direction is described as "melodic hard rock/metal ...

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NARNIA: New Album To Receive Japanese Release In March

Attic Arcade/Gencross has set a March 23, 2006 Japanese release date for the new NARNIA album, entitled "Enter the Gate". The Swedish metallers are currently negotiating a European release for the CD, which is being described by the band as "the most well-sounding and well-performed NARNIA album to date." The follow-up to 2003's "The Great ...

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ROB ROCK To Film DVD At Germany's OWEN ROCK NIGHT Festival

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has announced that he will record his first live DVD at the Owen Rock Night Festival in Germany in March 2006. Rock is also confirmed for the Elements of Rock festival in Switzerland April 2006. JVC/Victor Entertainment Japan released ROB ROCK's latest CD, "Holy Hell", with ...

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P.O.D.'s EP Demos Give Fans A Peek At Next Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: P.O.D.'s latest release, "The Warriors EP, Vol. 2", features demo versions of two songs — "Teachers" and "Ya Mama" — which the group is considering for their upcoming album, "Testify". Frontman Sonny Sandoval told Launch that including them on the EP would let P.O.D.'s fans get a peek at the group's ...

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Holy Hell - ROB ROCK

Thanks to labels like SPV and Candlelight, albums like "Holy Hell" that would have once been consigned to import purgatory are seeing the light of day in the USA (albeit months after their release elsewhere). And thank the metal gods for it! Former IMPELLITTERI and AXEL RUDI PELL vocal powerhouse Rob Rock follows in the ...

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ROB ROCK, NARNIA To Team Up For Tour

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Rob Rock's (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) official web site has been updated with the following message: "After the very successful double headlining festival date at Metalfest in Germany, ROB ROCK and [Sweden's] NARNIA have decided to offer this double headlining tour package to all promoters, festival organizers and concert promoters worldwide. This ...

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NARNIA Set Title For New Album

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA have set "Enter the Gate" as the title of their fifth full-length CD, tentatively due in February/March 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2003's "The Great Fall" will feature backing vocals by Mats Leven (THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, AT VANCE). NARNIA's fourth full-length album, "The Great Fall", was released in ...

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ROB ROCK To Film Live DVD In Germany

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) will be returning to Germany in March 2006 to film and record his first live DVD. A late 2006 release is expected. Rock's latest solo album, "Holy Hell", was released in the U.S. on September 6 via Candlelight/Caroline Records. The CD features contributions from Bobby Jarzombek ...

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ROB ROCK's VICE Reunion Was A 'Smashing Success'

VICE, the long-defunct '80s heavy metal band featuring powerhouse vocalist Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA), reunited for one show only on Saturday, October 8, 2005 in Somers, CT. The four original members, who played 300 dates a year performing original and cover songs, were joined at the gig by New England's newest guitar slinger, Jason ...

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NARNIA Part Ways With Keyboardist, Continue Work On New Album

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA have announced the departure of keyboardist Linus Kåse. "For different reasons we have decided to go separate ways and we wish Linus all the best with his music and projects," the band write on their web site. "Andreas Lindahl, who played keyboards with us at Flevo, will also play at Metalfest ...

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ROB ROCK: U.S. Release Date Set For 'Holy Hell'

Singer ROB ROCK's (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) latest solo album, "Holy Hell", is scheduled to be released in the U.S. on September 6 via Candlelight/Caroline Records. Meanwhile, Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) is mixing the bonus tracks for JVC/Victor Entertainment release of "Holy Hell", which will feature a very special guest guitar solo by Gus ...

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AOR HEAVEN Inks European Deal With RIVEL RECORDS

AOR Heaven/Metal Heaven have struck up a deal with the Swedish label Rivel Records to handle all of Rivel's upcoming releases for the European territory. First up will be new editions of the spring's best-sellers AUDIOVISION and DIVINEFIRE, both of which are expected on July 18. AUDIOVISION are a melodic hard rock/metal band which was ...

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NARNIA Finish Recording Drums For New Album

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA are continuing work on their fifth full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. "All the drums are done!" the band write on their web site. "Carl-Johan [Grimmark] is now working on the guitars and the next step will be recording the bass. We are all very excited by ...

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ROB ROCK Issues Post-European Tour Update

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has posted the following message on his official web site: "The tour went great! I want to thank all the fans, bands, and crew for making the tour a pleasant and fun time. "Special thanks to Joerg Zaske at All Access and everyone at AFM Records for putting the ...

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ROB ROCK: Touring Lineup Revealed

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has revealed his band lineup for the upcoming European Aces High Tour (alongside MASTERPLAN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE and PURE INC.) and appearance at the Sweden Rock Festival. The all-Swedish group will consist of the following: Carljohan Grimmark (NARNIA) - guitar Daniel Hall (PLATITUDE) - guitar Andreas Olsson (NARNIA) - ...

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NARNIA Begin Recording New Album

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA have entered the studio to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. "We are all very excited about the new album and it will be absolutely our best so far!" the band write on their web site. NARNIA's fourth full-length album, "The Great Fall", ...

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