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PILGRIMZ Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Roskilde Festival, set to take place July 3-6 in Roskilde, Denmark. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AT THE GATES (S) BAND OF HORSES (US) THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS (UK) CHOIR OF YOUNG BELIEVERS (DK) CLUTCH (US) EFTERKLANG (DK) ENTER ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: Japanese Tour Dates Announced

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has announced three dates in Japan in February 2008. The details are as follows: Feb. 07 - Osaka, Castle Hall Feb. 09 - Tokyo, Makuhari Messe Feb. 10 - Tokyo, Makuhari Messe Tickets go on sale on November 17. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has been officially confirmed as one of the ...

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PILGRIMZ Completes Work On Debut Album

Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ has completed work on its debut album, "Boar Riders", with producer Jacob Hansen (HATESPHERE, MNEMIC, ILLDISPOSED, INVOCATOR, RAUNCHY, MAROON) at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark. The CD was mixed by Tue Madsen at his Antfarm studios (THE HAUNTED, SICK OF IT ALL, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, CATARACT). Artwork duties were handled ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist To Join PAIN For Russian Dates

IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers will join fellow Swedes PAIN for three Russian shows in May, filling in for André Skaug who has prior commitments with CLAWFINGER. The dates are as follows: May 18 - CKM NAU Kiev May 19 - DK GD Krasnodar May 20 - B1 Maximum Moscow Iwers makes a guest appearance ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Rock Toronto's VIRGIN FESTIVAL

According to Canada.com, SMASHING PUMPKINS and BJÖRK will headline the second annual Virgin Festival in Toronto later this year. The festival, staged by Virgin Mobile Canada, takes place Sept. 8 and 9 on Toronto Island. Other acts scheduled to rock the event are THE KILLERS, INTERPOL, PAOLO NUTINI, AMY WINEHOUSE, TOKYO POLICE CLUB ...

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KORN Rumored For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

According to the Danish music webzine Gaffa.dk, KORN is in talks to play this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place July 5-8 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also Currently confirmed to appear at the event are RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and BJÖRK. More acts will be announced soon. KORN's performance at Roskilde will mark the band's ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Rocks The Cradle (Gently)

According to TheCelebrityCafe.com, Baby Rock Records has set an October 31 release date for "Lullaby Renditions of Led Zeppelin", a collection of some of LED ZEPPELIN's biggest classics made into mellow lullabies for the kiddies. Baby Rock Records' "Rockabye Baby!" series of albums that transform the songs of some of rock music's most ...

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METALLICA, TOOL, NIRVANA Rocking Babies To Sleep

The Associated Press reports: If you know nothing about METALLICA, "Enter Sandman" does sound like it could be the title of a lullaby. A company called Baby Rock Records has created lullaby versions of songs by METALLICA, COLDPLAY and RADIOHEAD. Executive producer Valerie Aiello said her company did the lullaby tributes because they love the ...

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FU MANCHU: New Album To Receive European Release Via CENTURY MEDIA

After nine albums, countless world tours and more than a dozen years of leading their scene, FU MANCHU — perhaps the definitive Southern California hard rock band of the last decade — have signed a worldwide recording agreement with The Century Family. Their tenth, as-yet-untitled album will surface in early 2007 on Century Media Records ...

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EMPEROR Frontman Rejects 'Sellout' Accusations

Sauli Vuoti of Imhotep webzine recently conducted an interview with EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn. A few excerpts from the chat follow: On EMPEROR's decision to split up: "It is not like pressure, but we have felt people's wishes. I don't think that people really realize what they are wishing for. If they want another ...

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PAIN Mainman Offers Update On New Album, Covers CD

PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "As most people know, I've been busy with the other band HYPOCRISY and gonna do the Neckbreakers Ball [European] tour in April and a few selected festivals. But at the same time I'm working on the [PAIN] covers and a ...

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A JUMPSTART: New Music Posted Online; Hollywood Gig Scheduled

Alternative electro-rockers A JUMPSTART, originally from Lyon, France but currently residing in Los Angeles, have updated their MySpace page, which now includes the singles "To The Surface" and "Sleep Forever". Click here to listen. A JUMPSTART will be playing the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California on Monday, March 27. Other artists slated to ...

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WITCHCRAFT Added To Holland's ROADBURN FESTIVAL

Sweden's premier doom band WITCHCRAFT have replaced CAPRICORNS on the billing of the 11th Roadburn Festival, set to be held Saturday, April 22 at the 013 in Tilburg Holland. WITCHCRAFT, who were originally scheduled to be touring Europe with MONSTER MAGNET in March/April, will appear at the festival's Green Room alongside SOLACE, the legendary LEAF ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: U.K. Schedule Revised

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN have lined up the following U.K. dates in April: Apr. 08 - Kingston, UK @ The Peel Apr. 14 - Birmingham, UK @ Edwards No.8 Apr. 15 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Apr. 29 - Brighton, UK @ Concorde II Apr. 30 - London, UK @ Camden Underworld As previously ...

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DANKO JONES: Support Acts For European Tour Announced

Canada's powerhouse rock trio DANKO JONES have announced that they will be supported by BRANT BJORK AND THE BROS. (March 10 to April 6) and TOKYO DRAGONS (April 7-23) on their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off in Karlstad, Sweden. In other news, BigTV.com recently visited the group's frontman and namesake, Danko ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hell-raisers ORANGE GOBLIN have announced the following U.K. shows for April. Apr. 07 - Dublin, UK @ The Voodoo Lounge or The Village (TBC) Apr. 08 - Belfast, UK @ The Limelight Apr. 15 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Apr. 29 - Brighton, UK @ Concorde II Apr. 30 - London, UK @ ...

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