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EUROPE To Appear At SWEDEN ROCK Festival Kick-Off

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be making a non-musical appearance at the Sweden Rock festival kick-off on Saturday, December 3 at the Globen Annexet in Stockholm. Artists scheduled to perform at the event include EVERGREY, CLAWFINGER, KROKUS and SAXON. As previously reported, EUROPE are scheduled to perform live on the Swedish national TV show ...

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CLAWFINGER: More European Tour Dates Announced

Swedish rap-metal outfit CLAWFINGER have added more dates to their touring schedule for January/February 2006. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 11 - Hamburg, GER - Logo Jan. 12 - Cologne, GER - Prime Club Jan. 13 - Fribourg, SWI - Frisson Jan. 14 - Zurich, SWI - X-Tra Jan. 16 - Vienna, AUT - ...

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EVERGREY Prepare To Enter Studio

The Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal band EVERGREY are preparing to enter the studio to record their sixth studio album, tentatively due in April 2006 via InsideOut Music. The production duties will be handled by the experienced team of Sanken Sandquist and Stefan Glaumann, who have previously worked with such artists as RAMMSTEIN, BON JOVI, BRITNEY SPEARS ...

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SAXON Explain U.S. Tour Cancellation

As first reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on Thursday (Nov. 3), British heavy metal legends SAXON have now confirmed that they have postponed their previously announced U.S. tour. In a statement posted on the band's official web site, band manager Thomas Jensen writes, "I'm sad to announce that SAXON has to postpone and reschedule all ...

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CLAWFINGER: European Tour Dates Announced

Swedish rap-metal outfit CLAWFINGER wil embark on a European tour in January Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 11 - Hamburg, GER - Logo Jan. 12 - Cologne, GER - Prime Club Jan. 13 - Fribourg, SWI - Frisson Jan. 14 - Zurich, SWI - X-Tra Jan. 16 - Vienna, AUT - Planet ...

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SAXON: U.S. Tour Postponed (Again)

SAXON's North American booking agent, Mark Hyman of Paradise Artists, Inc., has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the group's U.S. tour has been postponed. The shows will be rescheduled to sometime in March 2006, according to SAXON's management. The affected dates are as follows: Nov. 04 - The Sterling Hotel - Allentown, PA Nov. 05 - Double ...

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SAXON Drummer: 'All The Gigs So Far Have Been Amazing'

Newly reappointed SAXON drummer Nigel Glockler has issued the following update from the band's current tour: "Just got home last night (10th October), so I thought I'd do an update on the tour so far — FANTASTIC!!!!!! "I had to fly out to Hamburg a couple of days before the other guys in order to ...

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CLAWFINGER Finish Filming New Video

Swedish rap-metallers CLAWFINGER spent this past weekend in Oslo, Norway filming the video for their new single. Commented frontman Zak Tell: "So the weekend from hell is over! Actually it wasn't all that bad although Saturday evening and night were spent travelling to Oslo to record a video for our first single! "Left home at ...

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SAXON: To Hell And Back

SAXON frontman Biff Byford has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We're on the train from Berlin to Munich, we've just been putting together the film and soundtrack for the upcoming new DVD (working title 'To Hell and Back Again'). Tour is going great so far, first three shows sold out. ...

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SAXON Frontman Recalls Near-Fatal House Fire

SAXON frontman Biff Byford has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Well, it's about time I said something! "First of all, I would like to say 'Thank you' to everybody who sent messages after the fire it was a bad period in our lives but you have to go on and ...

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SAXON: U.S. Tour To Go Ahead After All

Contrary to a posting on the web site of New York City's B.B. King's Blues Bar & Grill, British heavy metal veterans SAXON have **NOT** cancelled their previously rescheduled U.S. tour, the group's North American booking agent, Mark Hyman of Paradise Artists, Inc., has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "The band has had to postpone the ...

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SAXON Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Kick-Off Concert

SAXON have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock kick-off concert on December 3 at Globen Annexet in Stockholm, Sweden. Also appearing on the bill are CLAWFINGER and KROKUS. The next edition of the Sweden Rock festival will take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. SAXON are continuing to tour in support of their latest CD, ...

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CLAWFINGER: New Tour Dates Announced

Swedish crossover veterans CLAWFINGER have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Nov. 25 – Bucharest, ROM @ Rock Your Mind Festival Dec. 03 – Stockholm, SWE @ Annexet (Sweden Rock kick-off party) CLAWFINGER's new album, "Hate Yourself With Style", is scheduled for release on November 21 via Nuclear Blast Records. Confirmed track ...

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FACE DOWN: Support Bands For London CD-Release Party Announced

PANIC CELL, MALEFICE and I-REMAIN have been confirmed as the support acts for the upcoming London CD-release party gig from FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro. The show will take place on Saturday, November 5 at The Marquee. FACE DOWN's new album, "The Will to Power", is scheduled ...

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FACE DOWN Schedule London CD-Release Party

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have scheduled a launch party for their new album, "The Will to Power", on Saturday, November 5 at The Marquee in London. More bands and details will be confirmed shortly. "The Will to Power" is scheduled for release on November 7 via ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD And HATESPHERE To Support SOILWORK In Europe

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, and Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have reportedly been confirmed as the opening acts for SOILWORK on their upcoming European tour. The dates are as follows: Oct. 05 - Tampere, FIN @ Pukkahone Oct. 06 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Oct. 07 - Oulu, FIN @ Theatria ...

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FACE DOWN: 'The Will to Power' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We mastered the [new] album ['The Will to Power'] last week and it sounds totally out of this world. Bonecrushing heaviness and all the clarity you could wish for. Kudos to Jocke ...

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CLAWFINGER Finalize Track Listing For New Album

Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER have finalized the track listing for their new album, due this fall via Nuclear Blast Records. It is as follows: 01. The Faggot In You 02. Hate Yourself With Style 03. Dirty Lies 04. The Best & the Worst 05. Breakout (Embrace The Child Inside You) 06. Right To Rape 07. ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: New Album Samples Posted Online

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have uploaded audio samples from their third album, "The Grand Machinery", at this location. "The Grand Machinery" (view cover here) is scheduled for release on September 28 via Black Lodge Records. CONSTRUCDEAD — who recently announced the addition of vocalist Jens ...

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FACE DOWN Finalize Track Listing For 'The Will To Power'

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Will to Power", due late October through Sweden's Black Lodge Records. "The Will to Power" was recorded at Fear and Loathing studio (co-owned by MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER) in Spånga, Sweden with engineer/producer ...

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FACE DOWN Complete Work On New Album

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have completed work on their new album, "The Will to Power", at Fear and Loathing studio (co-owned by MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER) in Spånga, Sweden with engineer/producer Jocke Skog (CLAWFINGER). "The final mixes came out sounding really heavy, and everything is going to ...

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CLAWFINGER Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's new album is scheduled for release this fall. Commented frontman Zak Tell: "I feel like a kid in a candy store and proud as a god as I know how much work we have put into these songs. All the same, ...

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FACE DOWN Begin Recording New Album

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, entered Fear and Loathing studio (co-owned by MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER) in Spånga, Sweden on Monday (July 4) with engineer/producer Jocke Skog (CLAWFINGER) to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album. "We're gonna record 11 tracks, 10 for the regular CD and one spare ...

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CLAWFINGER Finish Recording New Album

Frontman Zak Tell of the Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new studio album: "Okay, people, so here's the deal! We have now finished the recordings of the 11 songs that will most likely end up being our sixth album. All we need to do ...

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