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AXEL RUDI PELL: 'Into The Storm' First-Week Chart Positions

"Into The Storm", the new album from German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #5 Switzerland: #9 Austria: #40 Finland: #44 In Germany and Switzerland, it's the highest chart entry ever in Axel's 25-year solo career. The CD was recorded with engineer and co-producer Charlie Bauerfeind and features Pell ...

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Video: WITHIN TEMPTATION Plays Acoustic Set At Vintage Vinyl

Dutch female-fronted symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION took part in a signing session and acoustic performance earlier today (Monday, January 27) at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey. Fan-filmed video footage of the acoustic set can be seen below. WITHIN TEMPTATION's new album, "Hydra", will be released in North America on February 4. The album will ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Dangerous' Video

Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION will release their sixth studio album, "Hydra", in North America on February 4. The effort will be available in several luxury formats. The cover artwork was created by by Romano Molenaar ("X-Men", "Batman", "The Unforgiving"), and can be seen below. WITHIN TEMPTATION will celebrate the North American release of "Hydra" ...

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ANGRA's RAFAEL BITTENCOURT Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

ANGRA guitarist Rafael Bittencourt has answered a number of questions that were submitted by the band's fans on Facebook. Check out the question-and-answer session below (in Portuguese, with English subtitles). Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT) recently joined ANGRA as the replacement for Eduardo "Edu" Falaschi. ANGRA celebrated the 20th anniversary ...

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ANGRA's KIKO LOUREIRO Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Acclaimed Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA) has answered a number of questions that were submitted by ANGRA fans on the band's Facebook page. Check out the question-and-answer session below. Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT) recently joined ANGRA as the replacement for Eduardo "Edu" Falaschi. ANGRA celebrated the 20th anniversary of ...

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Showtime, Storytime - NIGHTWISH

NIGHTWISH fans were no doubt feeling cold-conked in 2012 when the abrupt decision to part ways with Anette Olzon was made in the middle of the Finnish symphonic metal band's U.S. tour. This becomes the controversial subject of a documentary film, "Please Learn the Set List in 48 Hours" accompanying NIGHTWISH's new live DVD/CD package, ...

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ANGRA's FABIO LIONE Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Acclaimed Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT), who recently joined Brazilian metallers ANGRA as the replacement for Eduardo "Edu" Falaschi, has answered a number of questions that were submitted by ANGRA fans on the band's Facebook page. Check out the first part of the question-and-answer session below. ANGRA celebrated the 20th ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Video Recap Of 2013

Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION have posted a five-minute video recap of 2013. Watch footage of last year's summer shows and see if you can spot yourself in the crowd. The clip was edited by Joost van Aarle, and the song used in the video is "Dangerous". WITHIN TEMPTATION will release its sixth studio album, ...

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ANETTE OLZON: I Didn't Leave NIGHTWISH; I Was Fired

Former NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon has told Prog magazine that she believes she was fired from the band in 2012 because she became pregnant with her third child. Olzon's departure from the group came seven years after previous NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen was dismissed from the group by being presented with an open letter which ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Dangerous' Video Featuring HOWARD JONES

Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION will release their sixth studio album, "Hydra", on January 31, 2014. The album will be available in several luxury formats. The cover artwork was created by by Romano Molenaar ("X-Men", "Batman", "The Unforgiving"), and can be seen below. Pre-order "Hydra" via iTunes now, and you will instantly receive the first ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Dangerous' Video Preview

Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION will release their sixth studio album, "Hydra", on January 31, 2014. The album will be available in several luxury formats. The cover artwork was created by by Romano Molenaar ("X-Men", "Batman", "The Unforgiving"), and can be seen below. Pre-order "Hydra" via iTunes now, and you will instantly receive the first ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: Audio Snippet Of 'Long Way To Go' Song

German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell will release his new album, "Into The Storm", on on January 17, 2014 in Germany, January 20 in the rest of Europe and on January 21 in the USA/Canada via SPV/Steamhammer. The CD was recorded with engineer and co-producer Charlie Bauerfeind and features Pell alongside singer Johnny Gioeli, new drummer ...

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ANGRA: 'Stand Away' Performance Clip Featuring TARJA TURUNEN

Brazilian melodic metallers ANGRA celebrated the 20th anniversary of the release of their 1993 debut album, "Angels Cry", with a special concert on August 25 at HSBC Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil. As a means of celebrating its successful trajectory, the band took the opportunity to schedule a small tour through Brazil and Latin America, ...

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TERRANA Completes Work On First Three Songs

TERRANA, the new three-piece power rock trio led by renowned drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, AXEL RUDI PELL, MASTERPLAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE), has finished recording three songs at Nadir Music Studios in Genoa, Italy with producer Tommy Talamanca (SADIST mastermind). The official video for one of the three tracks, "One Way", can be seen ...

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