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MARSHALL LAW: New Album Delayed

Due to the recent personnel changes within the band, long-running Birmingham-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW — who at one time featured former PARADISE LOST drummer Lee Morris — have will be delaying the release of the eagerly-anticipated new album, "Axis of Power", until later this year. The band have yet to formally announce the ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP MOONSPELL EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T LEAVES' EYES ANVIL THE GATHERING GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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ULCERATE Sign With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Neurotic Records has announced the signing of New Zealand's ULCERATE. According to a press release, "This young and innovative extreme metal act deliver a very heavy form of technical death metal, while at the same time incorporating several elements from all kinds of different styles and genres of metal. ULCERATE's debut album, tentatively titled 'Of ...

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ARMORED SAINT: More Tour Dates Announced

ARMORED SAINT have announced a number of European festival and headline appearances set for June and July. Included are the band's first dates in the U.K. since 1991 and their first-ever appearances in Ireland and Scotland. In addition, ARMORED SAINT will be playing select dates in California, including teaming up with DEATH ANGEL and FLOTSAM ...

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ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, THE CULT Members Guest On BRIAN POSEHN's Debut CD

Guitarist Scott Ian (ANTHRAX, S.O.D.), bassist Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING), drummer John Tempesta (WHITE ZOMBIE, THE CULT, TESTAMENT) and lead guitarist Jonathan Donais (SHADOWS FALL) are among the musicians featured on comedian/actor Brian Posehn's debut stand-up CD, "Live In: Nerd Rage", due on July 11 in North America via Relapse Records. An international ...

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GRAVE Announce New Album Title

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have set "As Rapture Comes" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in July. Recorded at Studio Soulless in Stockholm and mixed by Peter Tägtgren at The Abyss Studio, the follow-up to 2004's "Fiendish Regression" contains "the most brutal songs and sound that we have ever created," according ...

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MENTORS: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

One of the most controversial of metal bands of all time — the MENTORS — will be embarking on a U.S. tour beginning in early May. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 11 – Rockafellas - Bradenton, FL May 12 - The Brass Mugg - Tampa, FL May 13 - The Island Oasis ...

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RAVEN Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Long-running metallers RAVEN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARMORED SAINT COUNT RAVEN DEATH ANGEL EXODUS FLOTSAM AND JETSAM FOREIGNER HELLFULED HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES JON OLIVA'S PAIN L.A. GUNS LEATHERWOLF POWERWOLF ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Leader JACK FROST Joins MARSHALL LAW

Long-running Birmingham-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW, who at one time featured Lee Morris of PARADISE LOST, have announced the addition of SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost to the group's ranks. "Jack is no newcomer to the metal scene, having played in SAVATAGE, METALIUM, THE BRONX CASKET COMPANY (with DD Verni and Tim Mallare of ...

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AFTER ALL To Support ARMORED SAINT In Holland

Belgium's AFTER ALL will support ARMORED SAINT during an exclusive club show at Willemeen in Arnhem, Holland on June 23. As previously reported, AFTER ALL have been confirmed as the support act for KING DIAMOND on two Dutch dates in early June. A complete listing of upcoming AFTER ALL shows can be found at

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ARMORED SAINT Schedule San Francisco Date

ARMORED SAINT will be performing a headlining show at the Pound in San Francisco on Friday, June 16. Support at the gig will come from THE HATED and SAVAGE MACHINE. Cost is $20 in advance, with tickets being available next week. This is an all-ages show. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., and showtime is 7:30 ...

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DEBRIS INC. Announce European Dates

DEBRIS INC., the group featuring SAINT VITUS mainman Dave Chandler and ex-TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner, will be teaming up with ORANGE SUNSHINE for a European tour beginning in early April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 01 - Doom Shall Rise Festival - Göppingen (D) * Apr. 02 - Dystopia - Den Haag, NETH Apr. ...

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IN FLAMES Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Sweden's IN FLAMES have been confirmed as the second headlining act (alongside WHITESNAKE) for this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (two more acts to be confirmed): ARMORED SAINT COUNT RAVEN DEATH ANGEL EXODUS FLOTSAM AND ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Revised European Tour Schedule Announced

ARMORED SAINT have updated their European schedule. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 23 - Arnhem, NETH – Willemeen Jun. 24 - Balingen, GER – Bang Your Head Festival Jun. 25 - Dessel, BEL – Graspop Festival Jun. 27 - Manchester, UK – Academy 3 Jun. 28 - Belfast, N. Ireland – Spring and Airbake ...

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ALICE COOPER To Tour Canada In May

Pollstar.com is reporting that ALICE COOPER will visit Canada this spring for an arena tour spanning a dozen dates. The May 1-17 trek will include six gigs in Ontario and five more spread across Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Manitoba. He'll dip down to Fargo, N.D., May 15 for a single U.S. ...

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OSI To Release Double-CD Version Of New Album

InsideOut Music has pushed back the projected release date of the new OSI (OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE) album, entitled "Free", to April 21 from the previously announced March 31. The CD will once again feature FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore and DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, with FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT ...

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MARDUK: More European Dates Announced

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have lined up the following dates as part of their "Imago Mortis" spring European tour: Mar. 17 - Larissa, GRE - B-Live Mar. 18 - Athens, GRE - Underworld Mar. 19 - Thessaloniki, GRE - Mylos Xilourgio Mar. 23-24 - Metalbaten Festival on the Silja Line Apr. 01 - Osnabruck, GER ...

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QUIET RIOT Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Hard rock veterans QUIET RIOT are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ARMORED SAINT COUNT RAVEN DEATH ANGEL EXODUS FLOTSAM AND JETSAM FOREIGNER HELLOWEEN JON OLIVA'S PAIN L.A. GUNS ...

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GRAVE Announce One-Off Hometown Gig, Austrian Festival Appearance

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE will play a one-off show on March 4 at Club666 (Kolingsborg) in Stockholm supporting Brazil's KRISIUN. Also appearing on the bill will be IMMERSED IN BLOOD and IMPERIOUS. The band are also confirmed for the Devil Days Open Air festival in St. Leonhard, Austria on June 9. Other bands scheduled ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. DEATH ANGEL's performance at the festival will mark their only live apperance on German soil this year and they will perform a special setlist ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows so far (6 more acts to be confirmed): FOREIGNER HELLOWEEN Y&T RIK EMMETT (playing a set of TRIUMPH music) ...

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ARMORED SAINT Announce European Mini-Tour

"First off, in mid-January I was called to play some bass parts (from my buddy Jim Matheos of FATES WARNING) for the follow-up OSI record, tentatively titled 'Free'. For those of you who don't know who OSI is, shame on you! OSI is the project band from Jim Matheos (guitar, FATES WARNING), Kevin Moore (keys, ...

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OSI Featuring FATES WARNING, DREAM THEATER Members: New CD Title, Track Listing Revealed

OSI (OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE), the project featuring FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore, DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera, have set "Free" as the tentative title of their sophomore album, due in Germany on March 31 via InsideOut Music. The drums for "Free" were ...

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