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Former HELIX Guitarist Releases DECIBEL Debut

Former HELIX guitarist-turned-"guitarpenter" (guitarist + carpenter) Brent Doerner and his new band DECIBEL are set to release their debut album. Armed with a three-guitar attack, this "blue collar rock" record is destined to be a sure-fire hit. Composed of Chick Schumilas (guitar), Shane Schedler (guitar), Dan Laurin (drums) and Brent Doerner (guitar/bass/lead vocal), DECIBEL is ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE: Full-Length MP3 Available For Free Download

Florida's Pivotal Rockordings uploaded a full-length MP3 of the track "Soulstone Splinter" from the Sweden-based metal sextet SONIC SYNDICATE (formerly FALLEN ANGELS) at www.pivotalrage.com/label (the song is also available at www.sonicsyndicate.com). SONIC SYNDICATE's first single, "Jailbreak", has landed at No. 14 on TheDarkestHours.com's radio chart. It has also made No. 23 ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE: 'Eden Fire' To Surface In September

Florida's Pivotal Rockordings has set a September 13 release date for the debut album from the Sweden-based metal sextet SONIC SYNDICATE (formerly FALLEN ANGELS), entitled "Eden Fire". "Eden Fire" was recorded at StudioMega (THE CROWN, BESEECH) in Varberg, Sweden. A 90-second MP3 clip of the song "Lament of Innocence" can be heard at

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SONIC SYNDICATE Complete Work On Debut Album

Sweden-based metal sextet SONIC SYNDICATE (formerly FALLEN ANGELS) have completed work on their debut album, "Eden Fire", at StudioMega (THE CROWN, BESEECH) in Varberg, Sweden for an August 30 release via Florida's Pivotal Rockordings. Online mailorder will be provided by Century Media Records mailorder, The End Records, and Interpunk, among others. An MP3 of the ...

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HELIX Frontman Is Ready To Kick Ass At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer recently spoke to the The London Free Press about the group's appearance at this weekend's Sweden Rock Festival, a three-day sonic barrage of some of the world's hardest and most renowned metal bands. Speaking of the upcoming Swedish gig, Vollmer expressed total confidence in the band's ability to rock just as ...

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RIOT's 'Narita' To Be Reissued Next Month

According to MelodicRock.com, Rock Candy Records — a brand-new U.K. reissue label headed by Derek Oliver and Dante Bonutto, both of Kerrang! fame (among many other things) — will be re-releasing RIOT's classic "Narita" album on June 20. Also scheduled to be reissued on the same date are HELIX's "No Rest for the Wicked" and ...

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NAPALM DEATH And FREAK KITCHEN Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

NAPALM DEATH and FREAK KITCHEN 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 ANGRA ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE ACCEPT SAMMY HAGAR AND THE WABOS KANSAS DREAM THEATER MEGADETH STATUS QUO ...

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ROB ROCK Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has 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 ANTHRAX BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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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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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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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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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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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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MOTÖRHEAD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MOTÖRHEAD have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The band will bring the entire aeroplane stage-rig from the "Bomber" tour — a one-time event only at Sweden Rock. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is ...

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ACCEPT, DIO, HAMMERFALL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Legendary German heavy metallers ACCEPT have been confirmed as the first headliners of the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11, 2005 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: A.C.T. ACCEPT BLACKFOOT CRYSTAL EYES DIO HAMMERFALL HELIX HELLFUELED ...

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P.O.D. Guitarist Releases Solo Album: More Details Revealed

P.O.D. guitarist Jason Truby, who replaced founding member Marcos Curiel in February 2003, has released a 24-track solo acoustic album, entitled "String Theory", via the group's web site. Truby reportedly played a remarkable nineteen guitars (including McGill, Ryan, Charis, Breedlove, Lowden, Langejans, Pimentel, Godin reso, and Sitar) on the album, which was produced "using a ...

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HELIX: 30th Anniversary CD, Concert Scheduled For July

According to a posting on the HELIX web site, EMI/Capitol Records will be issuing a compilation album, entitled "Rocking You For 30 Years", to coincide with the band's upcoming anniversary show on Saturday, July 17 at the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, Ontario. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Running Wild ...

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Veteran Rockers HELIX Welcome Classic Rock Resurgence

David Freeman of Fort Frances Times is reporting that "a heavy metal/rock and roll resurgence has gripped the [North American] continent over the last few years — either out of nostalgia or the fact there is less quality music to be found out there. "Of course, all those 'youth gone wild' who were fans in ...

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HELIX Frontman Launches Side Project

HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer, guitarist Bill Gadd, bassist Tony Paleschi, and drummer Archie Gamble will be entering Reiner's Studios in London, Ontario on March 3rd to record four new tracks that they've recently collaborated on: Panic, Wanna Be Stoned, Hard to Feel the Sunshine (When Your Heart Is Filled With Rain) and When the Whip ...

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Archive News Nov 20, 2001

After a prolonged self-imposed absence, PRONG mastermind Tommy Victor is getting things back in gear with an eye toward releasing a new album in 2002. Currently based in Los Angeles, Victor has been quietly working on new demos over the past few months with the help of several musicians, including DIESEL ...

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Archive News Oct 23, 2001

In light of the numerous tour cancellations that have been announced in the recent weeks, MACHINE HEAD have issued a statement assuring their European fans that they will, in fact, be going ahead with their scheduled European headlined tour as planned. The statement—the Robert Flynn-handwritten version of which can be viewed at ...

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