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DOKKEN Drummer Joins TED NUGENT's Touring Band

DOKKEN drummer "Wild" Mick Brown will be pounding the skins for TED NUGENT on his upcoming summer tour beginning on July 1 in Kansas City, MO. Commented Brown's NUGENT/DOKKEN bandmate Barry Sparks (bass), "This is going to be so cool for me because not only is Mick a great drummer, more importantly he is a ...

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Peace Among the Ruins - PRESTO BALLET

Seventies-inspired melodic rock and roll is the order of the day on PRESTO BALLET's impressive debut album. Masterminded by METAL CHURCH axeman Kurdt Vanderhoof, and featuring most of the lineup from the 1997 VANDERHOOF album, PRESTO BALLET will go down a storm among fans of STYX, KANSAS, URIAH HEEP, early MSG and other keyboard-tinged, anthemic ...

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APOCALYPTICA: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have announced the details of their upcoming U.S. tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 12 - 9:30 Club – Washington, DC Sep. 13 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY Sep. 14 - TBA – Philadelphia, PA Sep. 15 - Paradise – Boston, MA Sep. 16 - Spectrum – Montreal, QUE ...

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WATCH THEM DIE Complete New Album; Prepare For U.S. Tour

Oakland-based purveyors of violence WATCH THEM DIE have finished recording their new album, "Bastard Son". The highly anticipated new offering is currently being mixed by Tue Madsen (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, HIMSA, THE HAUNTED) in Denmark; expect an early fall release via Century Media Records. The group's metal crusade begins this summer with a two-month trek ...

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ASESINO To Support STATIC-X, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE

ASESINO, the death metal/grindcore project featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals), will be playing the following dates with STATIC-X, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE and BLOODSIMPLE: Jun. 08 - House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV Jun. 09 - Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM Jun. 10 - Club Oxygen - ...

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HIMSA Enter Studio, Line Up Headline Tour

HIMSA have entered AntFarm Studios in Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, HEAVEN SHALL BURN) to record "Hail Horror", the follow-up to their thrashterpiece, "Courting Tragedy and Disaster". Titles include "I, Possession", "They Speak In Swarms", "Wolf Child", "Seminal", "Calling In Silent", "Sleaze Evil" and "The Destroyer", which has recently been a mainstay at ...

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STAIND Invites Fans On Tour Bus To Hear New Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: STAIND is offering fans a chance to check out the band's new album, "Chapter V", on board the STAIND tour bus with singer Aaron Lewis and guitarist Mike Mushok. Fans interested in the opportunity should submit their name, cell and home phone numbers, and a brief description of why they want ...

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Russell Allen's... - RUSSELL ALLEN'S ATOMIC SOUL

You know him as the voice of American progressive metal band SYMPHONY X. Russell Allen is the gritty DIO-esque voice that gives the New Jersey band an extra punch. "Russell Allen's Atomic Soul" proves that Mr. Allen knows a thing or two about '70s hard rock, and goddamn does he ever do it justice! Everything ...

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LIVING LOUD To Release Live CD In July

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — will release a live recording of ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

DRY KILL LOGIC have parted ways with bassist Danny Horboychuk and have replaced him with Casey Mahoney. "Casey spent years in New York-based DOWNPORE; aside from being a dominating bass player he is a tremendous guy, and we are looking forward to bringing him on the road with us to experience first-hand the power and ...

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SOILENT GREEN Announce U.S. Tour Dates

SOILENT GREEN have announced dates for their summer U.S. headlining tour in support of their long-awaited new album, "Confrontation". The CD is slated for a July release via Relapse. SOILENT GREEN will hit the road begining July 15 in Baltimore, MD at Fletcher's. The Metal Maniacs-sponsored tour is expected to conclude on September 1 in ...

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CROWBAR: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

New Orleans sludge-meisters CROWBAR have announced the following U.S. dates during May/June: May 29 - Creepy Crawl - St. Louis, MO May 30 - TBA May 31 - El Terrson - Kansas City, MO Jun. 01 - Hi Tone - Memphis, TN Jun. 02 - Bricktown Live - Oklahoma City, OK Jun. 03 - Gypsy ...

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DROWNING POOL: 'Killin' Me' Video Posted Online

DROWNING POOL's video for the track "Killin' Me" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it out at this location. "Killin' Me" comes off the group's sophomore album, "Desensitized", available now on Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sinner" was produced by Johnny K (DISTURBED, SOIL, FINGER ELEVEN) and ...

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ANDREW W.K.: More Tour Dates Announced

ANDREW W.K. has lined up the following tour dates during April/May: Apr. 11 - Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre - University of Colorado Apr. 12 - University of Kansas - On-Campus Apr. 13 - Chicago, IL @ Park West - Depaul Univ./Northwestern Univ. Apr. 14 - Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theatre - University of Wisconsin ...

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BLACKFIRE REVELATION Sign With FAT POSSUM/MEGAFORCE

New Orleans' BLACKFIRE REVELATION has signed to Fat Possum/Megaforce Records. The band has an EP out entitled "Gold & Guns On 51" and they will be touring with the UNSANE. BLACKFIRE's innovative and heavy wall of sound comes courtesy of just two band members. A new album will be released late summer. Upcoming BLACKFIRE REVELATION ...

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More 'Battle For Ozzfest' Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the "Battle for Ozzfest" tour, featuring three of the bands that competed for a slot at this year's festival. A DOZEN FURIES, CYN (CURSE YOUR NAME; formely CYNDER) and MANNTIS beat out over 600 bands to take part in MTV's "Battle for Ozzfest", which aired earlier in the year. ...

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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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