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LIFE OF AGONY Record New Material, Announce More Tour Dates

LIFE OF AGONY have entered the studio to record four songs to be included on the group's first album of new material since 1997's "Soul Searching Sun", tentatively due late 2004/early 2005 through an as-yet-undetermined label. The songs being tracked during the recording session this week are "Love To Let U Down", "The Day He ...

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TWISTED SISTER Singer Speaks Out: Audio Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has posted another "audio" installment of his regular online update, "Dee Speaks", at this location. In related news, TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French has addressed recent fan questions regarding the possibility of the band ever embarking on a full-fledged U.S. tour. Writing to the band's official message ...

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ENTOMBED Singer Guests On E-TYPE Album

ENTOMBED vocalist Lars-Göran "L-G" Petrov has recorded a guest appearance for the brand-new E-TYPE album, "Loud Pipes Save Lives". The CD, which was released in Sweden today (March 25) through Stockholm/Universal Records, features L-G in the track "Forever More". Listen to the song in streaming Real Audio at this location. E-TYPE is a ...

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Compilation CD To Be Released In Conjunction With Norway's INFERNO METAL FESTIVAL

Norway's Tabu Recordings have announced plans to release a compilation CD, "Infernal Gathering - The Second Chapter", in conjunction with the upcoming Inferno Metal Festival. In its fourth edition, Inferno Metal Festival has established itself as one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world, with people traveling from such faraway places like ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman To Appear At Horror Convention

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider will be appearing at 14th Annual World Horror Convention April 8-11 at the Embassy Suites in Phoenix, Arizona. Dee will be the "Media Guest of Honor" on Saturday, April 10, to be followed by a screening of "Strangeland", the horror cult classic movie which Dee wrote and produced. More information ...

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IN AETERNUM To Support DEICIDE, Release New Mini-CD

Swedish death/black metallers IN AETERNUM have been confirmed as one of the support bands on DEICIDE's upcoming European tour. The group, whose last CD, "Nuclear Armageddon", came out a year ago, will release a brand-new mini-CD, entitled "No Salvation", in April. IN AETERNUM will return to Abyss Studio during the summer to record their new ...

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Drummer PHIL VARONE Rejoins SKID ROW

Drummer Phil Varone has rejoined SKID ROW and is currently on the road with the group in North America before embarking on a European tour with the band in late March. Varone had previously left SKID ROW for "personal reasons" and was replaced in January by Orlando, Florida native Tim DiDuro. Since Varone rejoined the ...

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DEEP PURPLE Bassist Defends The Group's Right To Rock

In a recent interview with The Daily Journal, DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover spoke about the contributions of former PURPLE guitarist Ritchie Blackmore to the group's early sound and the changes brought about with the addition of Ritchie's permanent replacement, Steve Morse. "You know, it's strange with a group," he said. You think that someone ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Drummer To Perform At Swedish Eurovision Song Contest!

MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee will perform live at the "Swedish Eurovision Song Contest" in Gothenburg on Saturday, February 28. He will join Swedish Euro-pop superstar E-TYPE, who is competing with a brand new song, "Paradise", produced by highly respected pop/rock producer Max Martin (BACKSTREET BOYS, BRITNEY SPEARS, BON JOVI, PAIN). "Mikkey Dee played on my ...

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LEMMY, DEE SNIDER, PAGE HAMILTON Among Musicians Contributing To KISS Tribute CD

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, TWISTED SISTER's Dee Snider, FOZZY's Chris Jericho and former HELMET leader Page Hamilton are among the hard rock musicians that have recorded KISS covers for the upcoming tribute album "Spin the Bottle", according to Billboard.com. Due April 27 via Koch, the 11-track set was executive produced by longtime KISS associate Bob ...

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MINDGRINDER: New Audio Samples Posted Online

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, have posted several audio clips from their forthcoming debut album, "MindTech", at this location. Available for preview are edited versions of the tracks "Repulsive Evolution" and "Regeneration" as well as a full version of the track "Deception". All tracks are in MP3 ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Records Song With THE COMPULSIONS

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus has recorded a song called "Betrayed" with the New York band THE COMPULSIONS, according to ElectricBasement.com. The recording also features Jimmy Grillo (ex-TOILET BOYS) on bass, Jay Dee Dougherty (PATTI SMITH GROUP) on drums and COMPULSIONS founder Rob Carlyle on vocals and acoustic guitar. Fortus also appears on THE ...

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MANIFEST Completing Work On Debut Album

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have entered Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, THE APPARATUS) to complete the recordings for their first CD, tentatively titled "Half Past Violence". "We will record eight tracks this time, which in addition to the five tracks we recorded in May [2003], will complete our debut album," the band write on their web site. ...

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TWISTED SISTER's SNIDER Speaks: Audio Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has posted another "audio" installment of his regular online update, "Dee Speaks", at this location. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the band's current status, the group's plans to re-record their entire "Stay Hungry" album to mark its 20-year anniversary, Dee's VAN HELSING'S CURSE ...

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INFERNO FESTIVAL 2004: Complete Schedule Released

The organizers of the annual Inferno Festival have released the complete schedule for this year's festivities, which are set to be held April 8-10 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Norway. The details are as follows: Thursday, April 8: Venue: Rockefeller 18.15 ROTTING CHRIST 19.45 KHOLD 21.15 KONKHRA 23.00 GORGOROTH 01.00 MY ...

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INFERNO FESTIVAL 2004: Complete Lineup Announced

The complete lineup for this year's Inferno Festival — set to be held April 8-10 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Norway — has been announced. It is as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORYM AETURNUS ÁSMEGIN DECAPITATED DEFILED DIMENSION F3H DISIPLIN ENSLAVED FORGERY GORGOROTH HELHEIM HOLY MOSES KHOLD KONKHRA MANES MANIFEST MAYHEM ...

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Former Member Of JETHRO TULL Changes Sex

A former member of JETHRO TULL has had a sex-change operation and become a woman, it was revealed today. Once bearded keyboard player David Palmer now has long blonde hair and wears make-up and black leggings and calls herself Dee, reports the Evening Standard. She broke the news to flute-playing frontman Ian Anderson by saying: ...

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THE FORSAKEN To Support SOILWORK In Europe

Swedish death metal act THE FORSAKEN will be the support act for SOILWORK on their European tour beginning in early February. THE FORSAKEN will be promoting their third full-length album, "Traces Of The Past", which was released through Century Media Records in November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 06 – Tampere, FIN - Pukkahoune ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman Speaks: Audio Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has posted the very first "audio" installment of his regular online update, "Dee Speaks", at this location. Among the topics covered in the latest update is the band's current status, Dee's VAN HELSING'S CURSE project, his radio-hosting gig, and the latest news on the sequel to his acclaimed ...

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