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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS In Mexico: Video Report Available

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) is in the middle of a Mexican tour which kicked off on July 9 in Monterrey. He is being backed at the shows by guitarist John Comprix of BEYOND FEAR/RINGWORM and members of the Mexican bands MANDARINA and COHETICA. ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Schedules South American Dates

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has scheduled the following South American dates in October: Oct. 09 - [to be announced] - Asunción, Paraguay Oct. 10 - Show Foz do - Iguazú, Brasil Oct. 11 - Show La Plata - Buenos Aires, Argentina Oct. 12 ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Quality Bamberg Footage Available

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) is in the middle of a short European tour as the support act for HEAVEN & HELL. Fan-filmed video footage of Tim's June 10, 2009 concert in Bamberg, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblinternational"). Owens' backing band ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Berlin Footage Available

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) is in the middle of a short European tour as the support act for HEAVEN & HELL. Fan-filmed video footage of Tim's June 9, 2009 concert at the Zitadelle in Berlin, Germany can be viewed below. Owens' backing band ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Play My Game", the first solo album from powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Support HEAVEN & HELL In Europe

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has scheduled the following European solo dates: Jun. 04 - Oslo, Norway, Spektrum (supporting HEAVEN & HELL) Jun. 06 - Sölvesborg, Sweden, Sweden Rock Festival Jun. 08 - Giessen, Germany, Hessenhallen (supporting HEAVEN & HELL) Jun. 09 - Berlin, ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Discusses Debut Solo Album; Video Available

Austria's Mulatschag.TV has posted a new six-minute interview with powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH). Watch the clip below. Owens will hold a listening party for his first solo album, "Play My Game", at Scorchers in Akron, Ohio on Sunday, May 3 starting at around ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' Listening Party Announced

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will hold a listening party for his first solo album, "Play My Game", at Scorchers in Akron, Ohio on Sunday, May 3 starting at around 9:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. A private party will take place at the same ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' Gydget Available

A gydget for "Play My Game", the first solo album from powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), is available below. "Play My Game" will be released in May via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together ...

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Orcustus - ORCUSTUS

Danger is omnipresent on this mean little bitch; a menacing hooded figure around every corner and the smell of rotting flesh inflaming the nostrils. ORCUSTUS' self-titled effort is morbid, lethal, and black as pitch, just what a black metal album should be, especially a Norwegian black metal album. Vocalist/guitarist Taipan wrote the music between 2003 ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer Comments On ROCKSTAR ENERGY MAYHEM FESTIVAL

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have been "officially" added to this summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival tour. The quintet, which recently put the finishing touches on its yet-to-be-titled new album (due out in June) joins a bill topped by hard music monoliths MARILYN MANSON and SLAYER, and featuring fellow main-stage act BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. The ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Solo Touring Band Revealed

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has revealed the backing band that will accompany him for his upcoming summer tour in support of his first solo album, "Play My Game". The group will consist of the following musicians: Tim "Ripper" Owens - Vocals Chris Caffery ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Play My Game' Artwork, Details Revealed

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will release his first solo album, "Play My Game", in May via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together with renowned friends, such as Bob Kulick, Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Tour Mexico In May

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will tour Mexico in May. He will be joined by friends John Comprix of BEYOND FEAR/RINGWORM and MANDARINA and COHETICA. The dates are as follows (venue details to be confirmed): MAY 07 - Reynosa, MEX MAY 08 - Monterrey, ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Release Solo Debut In May

Powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will release his first solo album, "Play My Game", in May via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together with renowned friends, such as Bob Kulick, Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Performs Metal Classics In Brazil; Video Available

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) was the special guest at the 14th-anniversary celebration of the Manifesto Rock Bar in São Paulo, Brazil on December 20, 2008. Fan-filmed video footage of Owens' performance at the event — which included renditions of clasics by IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK ...

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BEYOND FEAR: Two Rare Shows Announced

BEYOND FEAR, the band fronted by Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), has scheduled the following shows: Feb. 19 - El Paso, Texas - Club 101 Feb. 21 - Chihuahua, Mexico - Arena Chihuahua Owens, guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH) and bassist David Ellefson (F5, MEGADETH) will ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Sings IRON MAIDEN Classic In Brazil; Video Available

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) was the special guest at the 14th-anniversary celebration of the Manifesto Rock Bar in São Paulo, Brazil on December 20, 2008. Fan-filmed video footage of Owens performing the IRON MAIDEN classic "Flight of Icarus" with a guest appearance by SHADOWSIDE frontwoman Dani ...

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HERMANO Guitarist Bleeds For Rock And Roll

American heavy blues rockers HERMANO, who feature in their ranks musical heavyweights John Garcia (KYUSS, UNIDA), David Angstrom (BLACK CAT BONE, SUPAFUZZ), Steve "Dandy" Brown (DOCK ELLIS, ORQUESTA DEL DESIERTO), Chris Leathers (SUPAFUZZ), and Mike Callahan (DISENGAGE, EARSHOT), have issued the following update: "During the [November 12] show in the packed Kassablanca Club in Jena ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Perform At MONTREAL METAL GATHERING

Powerhouse metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) will perform at the first annual Montreal Metal Gathering on November 15 at La Place À Côté in Montrea, Quebec, Canada. Tim says, "I will be hanging with everyone during the day and signing autographs then getting up on stage and singing 10 ...

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